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Subcategory - Men's Multis

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Questions about men’s multivitamins

Does NutriGold offer more than one men’ multivitamin formulation?

Yes. We offer 4 multivitamin options to support men’s health - 

  • One Daily Men’s Multi Gold (available in 30-count and 60-count bottles/1 capsule per day) 
  • Men’s Multi Gold (90 capsules/3 capsules per day)
  • 40+ Multi Gold (90 capsules/3 capsules per day)
  • 55+ Multi Gold (90 capsules/3 capsules per day)

How do the different men’s multivitamins compare?

Nutrients

One Daily Men’s

Men’s Multi

Men’s 40+ Multi

Men’s 55+ Multi

1 cap/day

3 caps/day

3 caps/day

3 caps/day

Size 0 pullulan capsule (length — 0.854” & outer diameter — 0.3”)

Water-Soluble Vitamins

Vitamin C

50%

100%

100%

100%

Thiamin (B1)

> 100%

> 100%

> 100%

> 100%

Riboflavin (B2)

> 100%

> 100%

> 100%

> 100%

Niacin (B3)

50%

100%

100%

100%

Pyridoxine (B6)

> 100%

> 100%

> 100%

> 100%

Folate (B9)

100%

100%

100%

100%

B-12

> 100%

> 100%

> 100%

> 100%

Biotin

> 100%

> 100%

> 100%

> 100%

Pantothenic Acid

> 100%

> 100%

> 100%

> 100%

Fat-Soluble Vitamins — Percent Daily Value (based on a 2,000 calorie diet)

Vitamin D3

100%

100%

100%

100%

Vitamin E

70%

> 100%

100%

100%

Vitamin K2 (MK-7)

100%

100%

100%

100%

Minerals — Percent Daily Value (based on a 2,000 calorie diet)

Iodine

50%

100%

100%

100%

Zinc

45%

100%

100%

100%

Selenium

> 100%

> 100%

> 100%

> 100%

Manganese

N/A

40%

40%

40%

Chromium

> 100%

> 100%

> 100%

> 100%

Added Ingredients to Support Healthy Aging

Solarplast®

SOD-B®

Additional Considerations

Certified Organic

Non-GMO Verified

Certified C.L.E.A.N

Certified Kosher

Certified Vegan

Vegan/Vegetarian


Can individuals with a known or suspected MTHFR gene mutation take NutriGold multivitamins to get the recommended daily value of folate?

There is some controversy with regard to the form of B9 that is best suited for individuals with a known or suspected MTHFR gene variant. According to the American Pregnancy Association, some women have a defect in their MTHFR gene that doesn’t allow them to properly convert synthetic folic acid into active methyl folate. As such, women taking folic acid may not be absorbing their B vitamins as expected. For this reason, it is preferable to take folate either from whole food sources (e.g. green leafy vegetables) or supplements that contain the natural form of active folate instead of synthesized folic acid whenever possible.

However, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the most common variant in the MTHFR gene is MTHFR C677T and these are the 5 most important things to known about this variant —

  1. People with MTHFR C677T variants can process all types of folate, including folic acid.
  2. Folic acid is the only type of folate shown to help prevent neural tube defects.
  3. MTHFR gene variants are common.
  4. All women of reproductive age who could become pregnant should consume 400 micrograms (mcg) of folic acid each day, including those with an MTHFR C677T variant
  5. Sometimes a woman may still have a baby with a neural tube defect even though she consumed the recommended 400 micrograms (mcg) of folic acid; the defect may be unrelated to the MTHFR gene variant or folate status.

Supplements containing forms of folate other than folic acid (such as 5-MTHF) should not be confused with the natural food folate found in fruits and vegetables. The effectiveness of these [5-MTHF] supplements in preventing neural tube defects has not been studied. For more information on the difference between folic acid and folate, please click here.

The form of B9 in our product is not the methylated form. While it can help bridge nutritional gaps in the diet, support good health, and help minimize the risk of folate deficiency when taken in conjunction with a diet that includes folate-rich foods, we regret we do not have any information on and cannot make any recommendations regarding the use of our product by individuals with a known or suspected MTHFR gene variant. If you have any questions or concerns regarding the folate form in our products, we ask that you discuss those concerns with your healthcare provider prior to supplementation so you can make an informed purchasing decision on the form of folate that will best support your particular health goals.

Why don’t NutriGold multivitamins include any ingredients to address specific men’s health issues (e.g. prostate)?

At NutriGold, we believe that a multivitamin should be just that—a multivitamin that helps consumers bridge nutrient gaps in the diet. It cannot and should not be used as a one-size-fits-all, kitchen-sink solution to specific health concerns that may or may not be shared by everyone in the target population.

From a practical standpoint, including the full therapeutic dosages of targeted ingredients that address specific women’s health issues (e.g. saw palmetto for prostate health) will likely mean more capsules, which could be a deal-breaker for consumers who either cannot or don’t prefer to take products with prohibitively high dosages. Formulating without these gender-specific, targeted ingredients allows consumers to choose the multivitamin that best fits their needs based upon micronutrient levels and without the distraction of ingredients that are either present in amounts too low to be therapeutically beneficial and/or are tangential to the purposes for which most consumers take a multivitamin.

That being said, while our men’s multivitamin formulations do not include targeted ingredients to provide specific health benefits, they do include broad-spectrum antioxidants (e.g. Solarplast®, SOD-B®) that have the potential to complement the activity of the essential micronutrients and support healthy aging.