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Table 1 Supplement composition

From: Relative bioavailability of iron and folic acid from a new powdered supplement compared to a traditional tablet in pregnant women

  Materna®
per 1 tablet
Powdered Supplement
per 1 g dose
Vitamin A, μg RE 1500 800
Vitamin C, mg 100 70
Vitamin D, μg 6.4 5
Vitamin E, mg a-TE 30 15
Vitamin B1, Thiamin mg 3 1.4
Vitamin B2, Riboflavin mg 3.4 1.4
Vitamin B6, Niacin mg 10 1.9
Vitamin B12, μg 12 2.6
Folic Acid, μg 1000 600
Niacin, mg NE 20 18
Iron, mg 1 27 30
Zinc mg 25 5.5
Copper, mg 2 1
Iodine, μg 150 220
Beta-Carotene, unit 1500 0
Biotin, μg 30 30
Calcium (Calcium Carbonate), mg 250 0
Chromium (Chromic Cloride), μg 25 0
D-Pantothenic Acid, mg 10 6
Magnesium (Magnesium oxide), mg 50 0
Manganese (Manganese Sulphate), mg 5 0
Molybdenum (Sodium Molybdate), μg 25 0
Selenium (Sodium Selenate), μg 25 0
  1. Table shows the composition of the tablet and powdered supplements. The iron sources for the supplements are ferrous fumarate in the tablet and micronized dispersible ferric pyrophosphate in the powdered supplement.