Carlson Super 2 Daily vs Life Extension Children’s Formula

All of the differences set out neatly so that you can make a choice between them.

Complete nutritional comparison


Ingredient
Carlson Super 2 Daily(Daily Dose)Life Extension Children's Formula(Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (as beta carotene)3000 µg1050 µg-65% ↓Vitamin A (as beta-carotene)
Vitamin C (from calcium ascorbate)600 mg120 mg-80% ↓Vitamin C (as ascorbic acid)
Vitamin D3 (as cholecaciferol)40 µg10 µgVitamin D3 (as cholecalciferol)
Vitamin D3 is a form of vitamin D.
Sources:
• "Explains the relationship between different forms of Vitamin D and how they are processed in the body."
Office of Dietary Supplements - National Institutes of Health - USA
Dietary Supplement Fact Sheet: Vitamin D
• "Vitamin D sources, methods of activiation in the body and uses"
byJane Higdon, Ph.D and Victoria J. Drake, Ph.D, Linus Pauling Institute
LPI - Micro Nutrient Info Center - Vitamin D
• "On Vitamin D chemistry, sources, biological actions and clinical significance"
byRichard S. Bak, Ph.D., Warde Medical Laboratory
Vitamin D and Metabolites
• "Human trial comparing potencies of Vitamins D2 and D3"
byRobert P. Heaney Robert R. Recker James Grote Ronald L. Horst Laura A. G. Armas, The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism
JCEM - Vitamin D3 Is More Potent Than Vitamin D2 in Humans
Vitamin E (as d-alpha tocopherol from soy)268 mg20.1 mg-92% ↓Vitamin E (as D-alpha tocopheryl succinate)
Thiamin (Vitamin B-1) (from thiamin mononitrate)15 mg3 mg-80% ↓Thiamine (Vitamin B1) (as thiamine mononitrate)
Riboflavin (Vitamin B-2)17 mg1.7 mg-90% ↓Riboflavin (Vitamin B2)
Niacin (as niacinimide)40 mg20 mg-50% ↓Niacin (Vitamin B3) (as niacinamide)
Vitamin B-6 (as pyridoxine HCl)20 mg2 mg-90% ↓Vitamin B6 (as pyridoxine HCI)
Folate (folic acid)400 µg265 µg-34% ↓Folate (as folic acid, L-5-methyltetrahydrofolate calcium salt)
Vitamin B-12 (as cyanocobalamin)120 µg6 µg-95% ↓Vitamin B12 (as cyanocobalamin)
Biotin300 µg300 µg=Biotin
Pantothenic Acid (from d-calcium pantothenate)40 mg10 mg-75% ↓Pantothenic acid (as D-calcium pantothenate)
Calcium (from calcium ascorbate, dicalcium phosphate and d-calcium pantothenate)70 mg
Iodine (from potassium iodide)300 µg150 µg-50% ↓Iodine (as potassium iodide)
Magnesium (from magnesium oxide)100 mg50 mg-50% ↓Magnesium (as magnesium oxide)
Zinc (from zinc glycinate chelate)15 mg10 mg-33% ↓Zinc (as TRAACS® zinc bisglycinate chelate)
Selenium (from selenomethionine)210 µg25 µg-88% ↓Selenium (as L-selenomethionine)
Copper (from copper chelate and copper carbonate)2 mg
Manganese (from manganese glycinate chelate)3 mg
Chromium (from chromium nicotinate)240 µg
Molybdenum (from molybdenum glycinate chelate)75 µg20 µg-73% ↓Molybdenum (as TRAACS® molybdenum glycinate chelate)
Lutein800 µg5 mg525% ↑trans-lutein [contained in: Marigold extract (flowers) [std. to]
Boron (from boron glycinate chelate)2 mg
Vanadium (from Bis-Maltolato Oxo Vanadium)400 µg
Norwegian Fish Oil800 mg
EPA (Eicosapentaenoic Acid)130 mg
DHA (Docosahexaenoic Acid)90 µg
10 mgPotassium (as potassium citrate)
11.2 mgMarigold extract (flowers) [std. to [some ingredients are matched elsewhere]
155 µgtrans-zeaxanthin ]
10 mgInositol
1 mgCoenzyme Q10
Nutrients only in Carlson Super 2 Daily
Dose: Adult
Calcium (from calcium ascorbate, dicalcium phosphate and d-calcium pantothenate)70 mg
Copper (from copper chelate and copper carbonate)2 mg
Manganese (from manganese glycinate chelate)3 mg
Chromium (from chromium nicotinate)240 µg
Boron (from boron glycinate chelate)2 mg
Vanadium (from Bis-Maltolato Oxo Vanadium)400 µg
Norwegian Fish Oil800 mg
EPA (Eicosapentaenoic Acid)130 mg
DHA (Docosahexaenoic Acid)90 µg
Nutrients only in Life Extension Children's Formula
Dose: Child
Potassium (as potassium citrate)10 mg
Marigold extract (flowers) [std. to [some ingredients are matched elsewhere]11.2 mg
trans-zeaxanthin ]155 µg
Inositol10 mg
Coenzyme Q101 mg
Other ingredients
Carlson Super 2 DailyLife Extension Children's Formula
Bees wax, soy lecithin, rice flour, olive oil, soybean oil, medium chain triglyceride oil, ascorbyl palmitate, microcrystalline cellulose, glyceryl stearate, safflower oil.
Soft Gel: Beef gelatin, glycerin, water, carob.
Contains soy and fish (anchovy and sardine)
xylitol, microcrystalline cellulose, natural beet color, natural (cherry, vanilla, strawberry) flavors, stearic acid, citric acid, gum arabic, silica, dicalcium phosphate, luo han guo extract, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, maltodextrin, corn starch, stevia extract.
Contains soybeans.

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