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Featured Brand – Thorne Research

Thorne_ResearchSusanBiconBy Susan Brown
Health & Wellness Editor

In 2014, Thorne Research celebrated its 30 year commitment to deliver the highest quality, innovative, science-backed nutritional supplements designed to enhance health and wellbeing.   Throughout three decades, Thorne Research has continually evolved to develop comprehensive and hypoallergenic solutions for improved wellness and life quality. Thorne’s success is based on their uncompromising ability to provide the best quality nutrients in their purest form in order to ensure the greatest possible benefit. Thorne continues to set industry standards for quality as they strive to aid patients on their journey toward optimal health.

In order to utilize truly pure raw materials, Thorne developed unique manufacturing methods that allow for safe use of their supplements for all, including those who may be extremely allergic, chemically sensitive or immune-compromised. Raw materials are tested for identity and purity before use and during manufacture in their in-house, state-of-the-art laboratory. All finished products are tested for efficacy and absorbability and never contain excipients, lubricants, or GMO ingredients.  

As always, our customers know best. Based on customer reviews, here are some of their well regarded and highly rated products:

Choleast (Red Yeast Rice)
Choleast (Red Yeast Rice) – This red yeast rice and CoQ10 complex contains only naturally occurring ingredients such as phytosterols, isoflavones and trace minerals in support of maintaining cardiovascular health and healthy cholesterol levels. Gluten and lactose free, Non-GMO, vegetarian formula.
Meriva-SR Curcumin Phytosome (SF775)Meriva-SR Curcumin Phytosome (SF775) – This unique and highly bioavailable formula includes curcumin phytosome along with a phosphatidylcholine complex to provide potent antioxidants in a patented time-release formula. This product aids in maintaining a healthy inflammatory response and supplies support for joint and cardiovascular health. Gluten and lactose free, Non-GMO, vegetarian formula.  
D-5000 (D138)
 D-5000 (D138) – One capsule provides 5,000 IU of pure vitamin D3 in support of adequate vitamin D levels and cardiovascular, immune and bone health. Gluten, soy and dairy free, Non-GMO vegetarian formula.
Basic B Complex (B104)
 Basic B Complex (B104) – This enhanced, bioavailable B complex contains eight water-soluble active compounds in support of an optimal balance of essential B vitamins. This synergistic formula supports cellular energy production, healthy red blood cell formation and healthy neurological function. Gluten, soy and dairy free, Non-GMO vegetarian formula.

Featured Brand: Thorne Research

Thorne Research logoBy Susan Brown

For more than 25 years, Thorne Research has been committed to providing the highest quality supplements by using the purest forms of nutrients and botanicals.  Thorne is well respected for producing truly hypoallergenic encapsulated supplements for the extremely allergic, chemically sensitive and immune-compromised.  Thorne sets the standard for quality, undiluted non-GMO sources of nutrients with no additional additives, excipients or lubricants.  The Thorne commitment to quality is demonstrated by the diligence necessary to maintain the level of pharmaceutical standards required by Australia’s Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA), the pharmaceutical regulatory agency of Australia.

Since January 2000, Thorne Research has had the unique distinction of being inspected and approved by the TGA, whose certification is recognized and accepted worldwide.  Considered the toughest regulatory agency in the world, the TGA inspection and certification is conducted at a pharmaceutical level standard.  Thorne’s in-house laboratory allows for timely, accurate, cost-effective testing that ensures every product, from raw material to finished goods, meets all quality requirements.

Meta Fem Basic Nutrients for Women Over 40 –  This complete dietary supplement contains highly absorbable calcium, pure vitamin D, and specific nutrients and botanicals to support bone and immune health and hormonal balance. 
Al’s Formula (Basic Nutrients for Men Over 40) – This is a comprehensive multiple vitamin-mineral formula designed to support the metabolic functions of the mature man.  Al’s Formula contains saw palmetto extract, extra zinc, and the amino acids alanine, glycine, and glutamic acid for nutritional support of the prostate.
Choleast (Red Yeast Rice)In addition to naturally occurring substances called monacolins, red yeast rice contains the phytosterols beta-sitosterol, campesterol, and stigmasterol, as well as isoflavones and trace minerals, all of which can contribute to cardiovascular health.  With coenzyme Q10 for support of healthy cholesterol levels.
B-Complex #12 –  Each vegetarian capsule supplies 300 mcg of adenosylcobalamin, 300 mcg of methylcobalamin, as well as 200 mcg of folinic acid, 200 mcg 5-MTHF (both active forms of folate), and the bioactive forms of the other B vitamins to ensure you get the most bioavailable B-complex available.
Magnesium CitraMate  (M272) –  This product provides magnesium bound to citrate-malate for superior absorption to support energy production, cardiac function, carbohydrate metabolism and optimal muscle function.