Centrum Adults vs Thorne Research, Children’s Basic Nutrients

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

Complete nutritional comparison


Ingredient
Centrum Adults(Daily Dose)Thorne Research, Children's Basic Nutrients(Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (29% as Beta-Carotene)3500 IU787.2 µg?Vitamin A (from
562.2 µgBeta Carotene and
225 µgPalmitate)
Vitamin C60 mg250 mg317% ↑Vitamin C (as Ascorbic Acid)
Vitamin D1000 IU10 µg?Vitamin D (as Vitamin D3 400 IU)
Vitamin E30 IU80.4 µg?Vitamin E (as d-Alpha Tocopheryl)
Vitamin K25 µg30 µg20% ↑Vitamin K (as Vitamin K1)
Thiamin1.5 mg12 mg700% ↑Thiamin (as Thiamin HCL)
Riboflavin1.7 mg3.3 mg94% ↑Riboflavin (as Riboflavin 5'-Phosphate Sodium)
Niacin20 mg49 mg145% ↑Niacin (as 9 mg Niacin and
40 mgNiacinamide)
Vitamin B62 mg3 mg50% ↑Vitamin B6 (as Pyridoxal 5'-Phosphate)
Folic Acid400 µg666.7 µgFolate (as
Both folic acid and folate are forms of vitamin B9.
Sources:
• "Small Molecule Pathway Database (SMPDB): Folate metabolism"
Genome Alberta, Genome British Columbia & Genome Canada
SMPDB: Folate Metabolism
• "Folate fact sheet for health professionals"
Office of Dietary Supplements - National Institutes of Health - USA
Folate fact sheet for Health Professionals
200 µgCalcium Folinate and
200 µgL-5-Methyltetrahydrofolate from L-5-Methyltetrahydrofolic Acid, Glucosamine Salt)
Vitamin B126 µg135 µg2150% ↑Vitamin B12 (as
67.5 µgAdenosylcobalamin and
67.5 µgMethylcobalamin)
Biotin30 µg120 µg300% ↑Biotin
Pantothenic Acid10 mg124 mg1140% ↑Pantothenic Acid (as Calcium Pantothenate)
Calcium200 mg69 mg-66% ↓Calcium (as
34.5 mgCalcium Citrate and
34.5 mgCalcium Malate)
Iron18 mg4.5 mg-75% ↓Iron (as Iron Picolinate)
Phosphorus20 mg
Iodine150 µg67.5 µg-55% ↓Iodine (as Potassium Iodide)
Magnesium50 mg45 mg-10% ↓Magnesium (as
22.5 mgMagnesium Citrate and
22.5 mgMagnesium Malate)
Zinc11 mg4.5 mg-59% ↓Zinc (as Zinc Picolinate)
Selenium55 µg60 µg9% ↑Selenium (as L-Selenomethionine)
Copper0.5 mg450 µg-10% ↓Copper (as Copper Picolinate)
Manganese2.3 mg1.8 mg-22% ↓Manganese (as Manganese Picolinate)
Chromium35 µg60 µg71% ↑Chromium (as TRAACS® Chromium Nicotinate Glycinate Chelate)
Molybdenum45 µg30 µg-33% ↓Molybdenum (as TRAACS® Molybdenum Glycinate Chelate)
Chloride72 mg
Potassium80 mg
Boron75 µg900 µg1100% ↑Boron (as Boronorganic™ Boron Glycinate Complex)
Nickel5 µg
Silicon2 mg
Tin10 µg
Vanadium10 µg
11 mgCholine (as Choline Citrate)
36 µgLutein (from Aztec Marigold extract (flower) (Tagetes erecta))
Nutrients only in Centrum Adults
Dose: Adult
Phosphorus20 mg
Chloride72 mg
Potassium80 mg
Nickel5 µg
Silicon2 mg
Tin10 µg
Vanadium10 µg
Nutrients only in Thorne Research, Children's Basic Nutrients
Dose: Child
Choline (as Choline Citrate)11 mg
Lutein (from Aztec Marigold extract (flower) (Tagetes erecta))36 µg
Other ingredients
Centrum AdultsThorne Research, Children's Basic Nutrients
Calcium Carbonate, Potassium Chloride, Dibasic Calcium Phosphate, Magnesium Oxide, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Ascorbic Acid (Vit. C), Ferrous Fumarate, dl-Alpha Tocopheryl Acetate (Vit. E), Maltodextrin. Contains < 2% of: Beta-Carotene, BHT (to preserve freshness), Biotin, Calcium Pantothenate, Cholecalciferol (Vit. D3), Chromium Picolinate, Corn Starch, Crospovidone, Copper Sulfate, Cyanocobalamin (Vit. B12), Folic Acid, Gelatin, Hydrogenated Palm Oil, Magnesium Stearate, Manganese Sulfate, Modified Corn Starch, Niacinamide, Nickelous Sulfate, Phytonadione (Vit. K), Polyethylene Glycol, Polyvinyl Alcohol, Potassium Iodide, Pregelatinized Corn Starch, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vit. B6), Riboflavin (Vit. B2), Silicon Dioxide, Sodium Ascorbate (to preserve freshness), Sodium Metavanadate, Sodium Molybdate, Sodium Selenate, Stannous Chloride, Talc, Thiamine Mononitrate (Vit. B1), Titanium Dioxide, Tocopherols (to preserve freshness), Vitamin A Acetate, Yellow 6 Lake, Zinc Oxide.Hypromellose (derived from cellulose) capsule, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Calcium Laurate, Silicon Dioxide

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