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Inositol capsules vs pills vs powder

There are 2 main sources of inositol intake: external food intake and internal renal synthesis.

Inositol, as a precursor of inositol phosphate and an important component of cellular lipids, is involved in a number of physiological functions of the body, such as signaling and regulation of cell cycle progression, and is found in large quantities in the heart, liver, and skeletal muscle.

The most abundant inositol in the body, mainly in the form of MI followed by DCI.

what factors that contribute to inositol deficiency?

1Decreased inositol intake in the daily diet

2Increased inositol catabolism and/or excretion

3Decreased endogenous synthesis

4Inhibition of intestinal and cellular absorption, etc.

How to supplement inositol?

Inositol is widely found in animal organs (e.g., beef heart, beef brain), fruits (e.g., cantaloupe, grapefruit), grains (e.g., whole grain cereals), and vegetables (e.g., peanuts, collard greens).

Inositol (MI) levels in selected foods:

food name  content


Cantaloupe 355
oranges oranges 307
soybeans Soybeans 193
steak steak 30

Although the human body lack of inositol will have symptoms, but has not yet been determined, human in the daily diet of inositol requirements, there is no authoritative daily intake of recommended amount, some studies show that the daily dietary intake of 2000Kcal U.S. residents, the average intake of inositol is about 720mg.

According to the diet of different ranges in 250mg ~ 1650mg, every day the healthy human body, each kidney produces about 2g inositol, the liver and the brain will also synthesize trace amounts of inositol, if the daily diet is more balanced, no picky eating habits, do not have to worry about the lack of inositol.

Points to attention?

01People who have the habit of consuming caffeine and alcohol on a daily basis need to pay attention to the intake of inositol, and can choose more foods with higher inositol content in their daily diet.

02If you are suffering from the above mentioned diseases, you also need to pay attention to the daily intake of inositol, and the recommended supplementation amount can refer to the data of experimental applications.

03People suffering from diabetes, kidney disease and other diseases should use inositol supplements under the guidance of doctors and other professionals if necessary.

04The recommended dosage of most inositol supplements on the market is generally 2g twice daily.

IMP)Inositol capsules vs pills vs powder

Inositol Capsules


  1. Portability: inositol in capsule form is easy to carry around, suitable for business trips, travel or workplaces, etc. where replenishment is needed at any time.
  2. Accurate dosage: the inositol content within the capsule is usually fixed, which ensures an accurate dosage each time you take it.
  3. Easily digestible: the capsule shell is usually made of easily dissolvable material, which releases the inositol quickly after taking it, making it easy for the body to absorb.

Disadvantage: Higher cost: Compared to powders or pills, capsules are more complicated to make and therefore usually cost more.

Inositol powder


Natural Field iniositol powder


  1. Flexibility: Inositol in powder form can be adjusted according to individual needs, suitable for people with different needs.
  2. Easy to diss olve: Inositol powder is usually easy to dissolve in liquid and can be easily added to drinks or food.
  3. Lower cost: compared to capsules, powder is easier to make and more economical.

Disadvantage: inconvenient to carry: powder is usually larger in size, not easy to carry, not suitable for replenishment at any time when going out.

Applicable conditions:

  • People who need flexibility in adjusting their inositol intake.
  • People who prefer to add inositol to drinks or food.

Inositol Pills


  1. Accurate dosage: Inositol in pill form usually contains a fixed dose of inositol, making it easy to control intake.
  2. Moderate cost: The production process of pills is between capsules and powders, and the cost is relatively moderate.


  1. Portability is average: although pills are more portable than powders, they are still an inconvenience compared to capsules.
  2. Slower diss olution: pills take some time to dissolve and release inositol in the stomach and may be absorbed more slowly.