Info: Available in either 180 Capsules or Tablets (Both Without Iron)
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Ultra Balance III is a comprehensive, highly concentrated multi-vitamin/multi- mineral and trace element supplement with over 30 essential nutritional ingredients carefully selected for their absorbability, low allergenic potential, optimal interaction with one another, and long-term safety.
If you just take a run-of-the-mill multivitamin to try to round out your nutritional needs, if you truly have deficiencies, you're apt to find you also need to top that up with a B-complex vitamin, plus a more potent or absorbable form of some individual vitamins or minerals (and it may take a lot of trial and error to find which you need), and perhaps an antioxidant formula, to boot. There's no need for that with Ultra Balance III, which is likely to be the only daily vitamin, mineral or antioxidant supplement most people need.
These two premium quality Ultra Balance III formulas from Douglas Labs differ in both the amounts per ingredient and the price; please consult the full ingredient lists in the notes below for both. In sum, the tablets have about twice the concentration of each ingredient as the capsules, and they last longer, so you only need to take two tablets per day (compared to 6 capsules), which is reflected in their higher price.
Related Product: Douglas Laboratories Ultra Balance III (with Copper & Iron)
Ultra Balance III Ingredients:
CAPSULES; each Ultra Balance III capsule contains:
Vitamin A (Palmitate): 251 mcg RAE (833 IU)
Beta-Carotene: 750 mcg (1250 IU)
Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid): 100 mg
Vitamin D3: 2.08 mcg (83 IU)
Vitamin E (Succinate): 33 IU
Thiamine (as Thiamine HCl): 8 mg
Riboflavin: 4 mg
Niacin: 3.3 mg
Niacinamide: 12.5 mg
Vitamin B6 (as Pyridoxine HCl/Pyridoxal-5-Phosphate Complex): 8 mg
Folate (as L-methylfolate, Metafolin): 66 mcg
Vitamin B12 (Cyanocobalamin, on Ion Exchange Resin): 8 mcg
Biotin: 25 mcg
Pantothenic Acid (d-Calcium Pantothenate): .41 mg
Choline Citrate and Bitartrate: 5 mg
Inositol: 8 mg
Minerals and Other Ingredients:
Calcium (Calcium Citrate): .41 mg
Iodine (Kelp): 16 mcg
Magnesium (Aspartate & Ascorbate Complex): 41 mg
Zinc (Amino Acid Chelate): 2 mg
Selenium: 16 mcg
(Organic Selenium from Krebs* Cycle and Kelp)
Manganese (Manganese Aspartate Complex): 1.6 mg
Chromium (Chromium polynicotinate): .16 mcg
Molybdenum (Molybdenum Krebs*): 8 mcg
Potassium (Potassium Aspartate Complex): 8 mg
Citrus Bioflavonoid Complex (Citrus): 8 mg
PABA (para-Aminobenzoic Acid): 4 mg
Vanadium (from Vanadium Krebs*): 4 mcg
Boron (Boron Aspartate/Citrate Complex): 0.125 mg
L-Cysteine: 15.8 mg
N-Acetyl-L-Cysteine: 0.83 mg
L-Methionine: 1 mg
Glutamic Acid (Glutamic Acid HCl): 1.6 mg
Betaine (Betaine HCl): 9.5 mg
Non-medicinal ingredients: Cellulose, gelatin (capsule), silica aspartic acid and vegetable magnesium stearate.
* Krebs = Citrate, Fumarate, Malate, Glutarate and Succinate Complex.
Each Ultra Balance III Tablet contains:
Vitamin A (Palmitate): 503.6 mcg RAE / 1,667 IU
Beta-Carotene: 1500 mcg RAE / 2,500 IU
Vitamin C (ascorbic acid, magnesium ascorbate, calcium ascorbate): 200 mg
Vitamin D (cholecalciferol): 4.2 mcg RAE / 166.7 IU
Vitamin E (d-alpha tocopheryl acid succinate): 45 mg AT /67 IU
Thiamine (thiamine hydrochloride): 16.6 mg
Riboflavin: 8.3 mg
Niacin (nicotinic acid, niacinamide): 31.6 mg
Vitamin B6 (pyridoxine hydrochloride, pyridoxal 5'-phosphate): 13.8 mg
Folate (L-5-methyltetrahydrofolate, Metafolin®): 133.3 mcg
Vitamin B12 (cyanocobalamin): 16.6 mcg
Biotin: 50 mcg
Pantothenic Acid (calcium d-pantothenate): 83.3 mg
Calcium (calcium citrate, calcium ascorbate, calcium carbonate): 83.3 mg
Iodine (kelp): 33.3 mcg
Magnesium (magnesium aspartate, magnesium ascorbate, magnesium oxide): 83.3 mg
Zinc (zinc monomethionine): 4.2 mg
Selenium (selenium Krebs*): 33.3 mcg
Manganese (manganese aspartate, manganese sulfate): 3.3 mg
Chromium (chromium (III) nicotinate): 33.3 mcg
Molybdenum (molybdenum Krebs*): 16.6 mcg
Potassium (potassium aspartate, potassium chloride): 16.5 mg
Choline (choline bitartrate, choline dihydrogen citrate): 10 mg
Inositol: 16.7 mg
Citrus Bioflavonoid Complex (from Citrus limon fruit and peel): 8.3 mg
PABA (para-aminobenzoic acid): 8.3 mg
Vanadium (vanadium Krebs*): 8.3 mcg
Boron (boron aspartate, boron citrate): 250 mcg
L-Glutamic acid: 3.3 mg
L-Cysteine (cysteine hydrochloride): 31.7 mg
N-acetyl-L-Cysteine: 1.7 mg
L-Methionine: 2.1 mg
Betaine (betaine hydrochloride): 9.5 mg
Non-medicinal ingredients: Cellulose, carboxymethylcellulose sodium, stearic acid, magnesium stearate, silica, tablet coating (hypromellose, glycerine).
Tablets: Adults: take 1 tablet 2 times per day with food, or as directed by your healthcare practitioner.
Capsules: Adults: take a total of 6 capsules daily with food, or as directed by your healthcare professional. It is far better to spread those throughout the day (e.g., take 2 with each of three meals), rather than all at once.
Store Ultra Balance 3 in a cool, dry place.
Tablets: Keep out of reach of children. Do not use if you are taking antibiotics or nitroglycerin. Consult your healthcare practitioner prior to use if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, taking sulfonamides, have a liver or kidney disorder, kidney stones, peptic ulcer or excess stomach acid, a history of non-melanoma skin cancer or have been diagnosed with estrogen-dependent cancer. People sensitive to nicotinic acid may experience flushing of the skin that is generally mild and transient. Hypersensitivity has been known to occur; in which case discontinue use.
Health Canada Natural Product Number: 80078255.
Capsules: Consult your healthcare practitioner prior to use if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, if have been diagnosed with estrogen-dependent cancer, or if you have cystinuria, cardiovascular disease, if you are taking nitroglycerin or antibiotics or if you have a liver disorder. People sensitive to nicotinic acid may experience flushing of the skin that is generally mild and transient. Hypersensitivity has been known to occur; in which case discontinue use.
Health Canada Natural Product Number: 80032130.