Carlson Super 2 Daily vs Thorne Research, Children’s Basic Nutrients

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The Complete Nutritional Comparison shows matched nutrients side-by-side with the following symbols:

  • -58% ↓ OR  43% ↑ OR = (the differences in the amount of the ingredient)
  • ~ (means ingredients are similar nutritionally)
  • (beside ingredients in the first multi with no match in the second multi) OR  (for ingredients that are only present in the second multi)
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Complete nutritional comparison


Ingredient
Carlson Super 2 Daily (Daily Dose)Thorne Research, Children's Basic Nutrients (Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (as beta carotene)3000 mcg RAE787.2 µg?Vitamin A (from
562.2 µgBeta Carotene and
225 µgPalmitate)
Vitamin C (from calcium ascorbate)600 mg250 mg-58% ↓Vitamin C (as Ascorbic Acid)
Vitamin D3 (as cholecaciferol)40 µg10 µgVitamin D (as Vitamin D3 400 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 mg80.4 µg-100% ↓Vitamin E (as d-Alpha Tocopheryl)
Thiamin (Vitamin B-1) (from thiamin mononitrate)15 mg12 mg-20% ↓Thiamin (as Thiamin HCL)
Riboflavin (Vitamin B-2)17 mg3.3 mg-81% ↓Riboflavin (as Riboflavin 5'-Phosphate Sodium)
Niacin (as niacinimide)40 mg49 mg23% ↑Niacin (as 9 mg Niacin and
40 mgNiacinamide)
Vitamin B-6 (as pyridoxine HCl)20 mg3 mg-85% ↓Vitamin B6 (as Pyridoxal 5'-Phosphate)
Folate (as 400mg folic acid)680 mcg DFE666.7 µg?Folate (as
200 µgCalcium Folinate and
200 µgL-5-Methyltetrahydrofolate from L-5-Methyltetrahydrofolic Acid, Glucosamine Salt)
Vitamin B-12 (as cyanocobalamin)120 µg135 µg12% ↑Vitamin B12 (as
67.5 µgAdenosylcobalamin and
67.5 µgMethylcobalamin)
Biotin300 µg120 µg-60% ↓Biotin
Pantothenic Acid (from d-calcium pantothenate)40 mg124 mg210% ↑Pantothenic Acid (as Calcium Pantothenate)
Calcium (from calcium ascorbate, dicalcium phosphate and d-calcium pantothenate)70 mg69 mg-1% ↓Calcium (as
34.5 mgCalcium Citrate and
34.5 mgCalcium Malate)
Iodine (from potassium iodide)300 µg67.5 µg-78% ↓Iodine (as Potassium Iodide)
Magnesium (from magnesium oxide)100 mg45 mg-55% ↓Magnesium (as
22.5 mgMagnesium Citrate and
22.5 mgMagnesium Malate)
Zinc (from zinc glycinate chelate)15 mg4.5 mg-70% ↓Zinc (as Zinc Picolinate)
Selenium (from selenomethionine)210 µg60 µg-71% ↓Selenium (as L-Selenomethionine)
Copper (from copper chelate and copper carbonate)2 mg450 µg-78% ↓Copper (as Copper Picolinate)
Manganese (from manganese glycinate chelate)3 mg1.8 mg-40% ↓Manganese (as Manganese Picolinate)
Chromium (from chromium nicotinate)240 µg60 µg-75% ↓Chromium (as TRAACS® Chromium Nicotinate Glycinate Chelate)
Molybdenum (from molybdenum glycinate chelate)75 µg30 µg-60% ↓Molybdenum (as TRAACS® Molybdenum Glycinate Chelate)
Lutein800 µg36 µg-96% ↓Lutein (from Aztec Marigold extract (flower) (Tagetes erecta))
Boron (from boron glycinate chelate)2 mg900 µg-55% ↓Boron (as Boronorganic™ Boron Glycinate Complex)
Vanadium (from Bis-Maltolato Oxo Vanadium)400 µg
Norwegian Fish Oil800 mg
EPA (Eicosapentaenoic Acid)130 mg
DHA (Docosahexaenoic Acid)90 µg
30 µgVitamin K (as Vitamin K1)
11 mgCholine (as Choline Citrate)
4.5 mgIron (as Iron Picolinate)
Nutrients only in Carlson Super 2 Daily
Dose: Adult
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 Thorne Research, Children's Basic Nutrients
Dose: Child
Vitamin K (as Vitamin K1)30 µg
Choline (as Choline Citrate)11 mg
Iron (as Iron Picolinate)4.5 mg
Other ingredients
Carlson Super 2 DailyThorne Research, Children's Basic Nutrients
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)
Hypromellose (derived from cellulose) capsule, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Calcium Laurate, Silicon Dioxide

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