Carlson Super 2 Daily vs NOW Foods Kid Vits™ Berry Blast Chewables

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  • -58% ↓ OR  43% ↑ OR = (the differences in the amount of the ingredient)
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Complete nutritional comparison


Ingredient
Carlson Super 2 Daily (Daily Dose)NOW Foods Kid Vits Berry Blast Chewables (Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (as beta carotene)3000 mcg RAE1500 µg?Vitamin A (100% as Beta-Carotene)
Vitamin C (from calcium ascorbate)600 mg60 mg-90% ↓Vitamin C (as Ascorbic Acid)
Vitamin D3 (as cholecaciferol)40 µg5 µgVitamin D (as Ergocalciferol) (200 IU)
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 mg-93% ↓Vitamin E (as d-alpha Tocopheryl Succinate)
Thiamin (Vitamin B-1) (from thiamin mononitrate)15 mg1.5 mg-90% ↓Thiamin (Vitamin B-1) (from Thiamin HCl)
Riboflavin (Vitamin B-2)17 mg1.7 mg-90% ↓Riboflavin (Vitamin B-2)
Niacin (as niacinimide)40 mg20 mg-50% ↓Niacin (Vitamin B-3) (as Niacinamide)
Vitamin B-6 (as pyridoxine HCl)20 mg2 mg-90% ↓Vitamin B-6 (from Pyridoxine HCl)
Folate (as 400mg folic acid)680 mcg DFE400 mcg DFE-41% ↓Folate (as Folic Acid)(235 mcg folic acid)
Vitamin B-12 (as cyanocobalamin)120 µg6 µg-95% ↓Vitamin B-12 (as Cyanocobalamin)
Biotin300 µg300 µg=Biotin
Pantothenic Acid (from d-calcium pantothenate)40 mg10 mg-75% ↓Pantothenic Acid (from Calcium Pantothenate)
Calcium (from calcium ascorbate, dicalcium phosphate and d-calcium pantothenate)70 mg20 mg-71% ↓Calcium (from Cal. Citrate and Carbonate)
Iodine (from potassium iodide)300 µg75 µg-75% ↓Iodine (from Potassium Iodide)
Magnesium (from magnesium oxide)100 mg10 mg-90% ↓Magnesium (from Magnesium Citrate)
Zinc (from zinc glycinate chelate)15 mg3 mg-80% ↓Zinc (from Zinc Bisglycinate) (TRAACS®))
Selenium (from selenomethionine)210 µg
Copper (from copper chelate and copper carbonate)2 mg
Manganese (from manganese glycinate chelate)3 mg0.1 mg-97% ↓Manganese (from Mang. Bisglycinate) (TRAACS®)
Chromium (from chromium nicotinate)240 µg120 µg-50% ↓Chromium (from Chromium Picolinate)
Molybdenum (from molybdenum glycinate chelate)75 µg75 µg=Molybdenum (from Sodium Molybdate)
Lutein800 µg500 µg-38% ↓Lutein (from Marigold Flowers Extract) (Tagetes erecta) (FloraGLO®)
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
5 mgIron (from Ferrous Bisglycinate) (Ferrochel )
5 mgPotassium (from Potassum Chloride)
2 mgInositol
2 mgPABA (Para-Aminobenzoic Acid)
500 µgLycopene (from Natural Tomato Extract)
Nutrients only in Carlson Super 2 Daily
Dose: Adult
Selenium (from selenomethionine)210 µg
Copper (from copper chelate and copper carbonate)2 mg
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 NOW Foods Kid Vits Berry Blast Chewables
Dose: Child
Iron (from Ferrous Bisglycinate) (Ferrochel )5 mg
Potassium (from Potassum Chloride)5 mg
Inositol2 mg
PABA (Para-Aminobenzoic Acid)2 mg
Lycopene (from Natural Tomato Extract)500 µg
Other ingredients
Carlson Super 2 DailyNOW Foods Kid Vits Berry Blast Chewables
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, Hydroxypropyl Cellulose, Coconut Oil Powder, Stearic Acid (vegetable source), Beet Powder, Xanthan Gum, Natural Flavors, Malic Acid, Silicon Dioxide, Magnesium Stearate (vegetable source), Organic Stevia Leaf Extract (Enzyme-Modified Steviol Glycosides) and Stevia Leaf Extract (Rebaudioside A).

Contains soy and coconut oil powder.

Not manufactured with wheat, gluten, milk, egg, fish or shellfish ingredients. Produced in a GMP facility that processes other ingredients containing these allergens.

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