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Table 2 Ingredients of two food supplements mentioned in this study (per capsule). Dose: 3 capsules with the breakfast meal

From: Improving diabetic and hypertensive retinopathy with a medical food containing L-methylfolate: a preliminary report

Ingredient (each capsule contains) Eyefolate™ Ocufolin™
MetafolinR L methylfolate 1000 mcg 900 mcg
Vitamin C 45 mg 45 mg
Vitamin D 1500 IU 1500 IU
Vitamin E
(natural tocopherols)
−0− 7.5 IU
Vitamin B1 1 mg 1.5 mg
Vitamin B2
Vitamin B3
10 mg
15 mg
10 mg
−0−
Vitamin B6 (P-5-P)
Vitamin B7 (Biotin)
2 mg
100 mcg
3 mg
−0−
Vitamin B12
(methylcobalamin)
500 mcg 500 mcg
Calcium-D-Pantothenate
(Vitamin B5)
5 mg 5 mg
Zinc Oxide 25 mg 26.75 mg
L-Selenomethionine 20 mcg 20 mcg
Cupric Oxide 0.667 mg 0.667 mg
N-Acetyl Cysteine −0− 180 mg
Alpha Lipoic Acid 180 mg −0−
Lutein 3.35 mg 3.35 mg
Zeaxanthin 250 mcg 700 mcg
Astaxanthin 50 mcg −0−