Optimal Start - 120 Capsules

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Key Benefits and Actions*

  • Free of methylfolate, B12, copper and iron
  • With adaptogenic herbs to help support adrenal health
  • May help support a healthy immune system
  • May help support a healthy response to stress

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Optimal Start by Seeking Health is a unique multivitamin free of copper, iron, calcium, B12 and folate with additional supportive adaptogenic herbs. Dr. Lynch designed the Optimal Start multivitamin for those sensitive to methylated nutrients, certain minerals, and stress. This unique formulation contains a well-rounded blend of vitamins, minerals including trace elements, plus herbal extracts for stress support, immune system health and antioxidant support. A complex of active B vitamins is included to help support healthy energy metabolism, nervous system health, and normal metabolism of proteins, fats and carbohydrates. Vitamin B12 and methylfolate are excluded from this complex to provide a specialized formula for those who are not able to tolerate supplemental methylation support or who are just starting out on a methylation support protocol, or for those who wish to add these important B vitamins into their regimen at their own pace. The gentle, chelated minerals are provided in well-absorbed forms without iron, copper, iodine and calcium, which may require more precise dosage control for individuals with thyroid or adrenal concerns.*

Herbal extracts provide additional support for this multivitamin and mineral blend. Shilajit extract is included to optimize nutrient absorption. A unique blend of adaptogenic herbs, including ashwagandha and Siberian ginseng, may bolster the body’s healthy response to stress while helping to support healthy adrenal glands. Fat-soluble vitamins A and E, a potent dose of vitamin C, and 50 mg of CoQ10 may help provide support for the body’s antioxidant and immune defense systems.*

For a more inclusive multivitamin with a comprehensive B vitamin complex, consider our Optimal Multivitamin or Optimal Multivitamin Plus. For a once daily multivitamin without methylated B vitamins, try our Optimal Multivitamin Minus One.

 

Suitable for Vegans and Vegetarians

Free of:

Milk, Egg, Fish, Shellfish, Tree Nuts, Peanuts, Wheat, Artificial Colors, Artificial Flavors

Suggested Use

Take 4 capsules daily with food or use as directed by your healthcare professional. May be taken in divided doses if desired. Do not take within 5 hours of bedtime as it may interfere with sleep.

Warnings

Children and pregnant or lactating women should consult their healthcare practitioner prior to use. Do not use if tamper seal is damaged. Avoid if allergic to any ingredient. Consult a healthcare professional prior to use if you are taking any medications or if you are undergoing treatment for any medical condition. California residents should not exceed 2 capsules daily.

Serving Size: 4 Capsules
Servings Per Container: 30

AMT %DV
Vitamin A (as retinyl palmitate) 450 mcg RAE 50%
Vitamin C (ascorbic acid) 250 mg 278%
Vitamin E (as d-alpha tocopheryl succinate) 99mg 660%
Thiamin (as thiamine hydrochloride) 50 mg 4,167%
Riboflavin (as riboflavin 5’-phosphate sodium) 25 mg 1,923%
Niacin (75% as inositol hexanicotinate and 25% as nicotinic acid) 100 mg 625%
Vitamin B6 (as pyridoxal 5’-phosphate) 25 mg 1,471%
Biotin 500 mcg 1,667%
Pantothenic Acid (as d-calcium pantothenate) 150 mg 3,000%
Magnesium (as Magnesium Bisglycinate Chelate§ and magnesium oxide) 200 mg 48%
Zinc (as Zinc Bisglycinate Chelate§) 15 mg 136%
Selenium (as SelenoExcell® High Selenium Yeast) 150 mcg 273%
Manganese (as Manganese Bisglycinate Chelate§) 4 mg 174%
Chromium (as Chromium Nicotinate Glycinate Chelate§) 150 mcg 429%
Molybdenum (as Molybdenum Glycinate Chelate§) 75 mcg 167%
Potassium (as Potassium Glycinate Complex§) 99 mg 2%
Ashwagandha Extract (Withania somnifera)(root)(5% withanolides) 150 mg **
Siberian Ginseng Extract (Eleutherococcus senticosus)(root) 150 mg **
American Ginseng (Panax quiquefolium)(root) 150 mg **
Coenzyme Q10 (as ubidecarenone) 50 mg **
Shilajit Extract (Asphaltum punjabinum)(mineral extract)(50% fulvic acid) 50 mg **
Mixed Tocopherols 9 mg **
Boron (as Bororganic Glycine§) 750 mcg **
**Daily Value (DV) not established.

Other Ingredients: HPMC (capsule), ascorbyl palmitate, medium-chain triglyceride oil, L-leucine, and silica.


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Cost Per Serving $1.33
Delivery Method Vegetarian Capsule
Capsule Size 00E
Storage Keep closed in a cool, dry place out of reach by children.
Age Suitability Adult
Manufactured In USA
Case Quantity 24
Dimensions (in.) Length: 2.5 / Width: 2.5 / Height: 5
Weight (lb.) 0.3500
SKU OPS-120-CAPS
Barcode 798295549297
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Rated 5 out of 5
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good

I like this product for mu energy support. Fast shipping, affordable, high quality! Highly recommended

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Rated 2 out of 5
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This without herbs would be great

Please make this exact one but withouth the herbs. Not only is this too stimulating, Shilajit is known to stir up metals in the body... I felt bad after taking it.

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Please, no herbs!

I also request a version without the herbs. I really need a multi vitiman without folic acid and herbs. I have salicylate sensitivity that makes me highly reactive to herbs. Please put the adaptogenic herbs in a separate adaptogenic supplement.

Thank you,

Barbara

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Rated 5 out of 5
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Perfect

I have high iron and calcium blood levels, so this is perfect! Thanks!

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Rated 5 out of 5
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Thank you so much

Hi there! I was diagnosed with Lyme Disease about 3 years ago and in addition, I am A carrier of the MTHFR T/T variant. This product has been life alternating for me. It has significantly mitigated the chronic and often debilitating effects of the Lyme Disease, including but not limited to extreme weakness, fatigue, cloudy and foggy thinking, joint pain, GI stress etc. Additionally, the elimination of any B-vitamins, folate/methylated folate is HUGE! I am consistently intolerant of all but one form of methylated folate which I have to take by prescription. I am so relived to have a product that not only acts as a multi vitamin but also offers the benefit of adrenal support. Additionally, the ability to have a hand in customization of how much to take, (up to 4 capsules a day) allowed me to gradually introduce this into my daily routine. Excellent product thank you so very much

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