Centrum Kids vs Carlson Super 2 Daily

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

Complete nutritional comparison


Ingredient
Centrum Kids(Daily Dose)Carlson Super 2 Daily(Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (29% as Beta-Carotene)3500 IU3000 µg?Vitamin A (as beta carotene)
Vitamin C60 mg600 mg900% ↑Vitamin C (from calcium ascorbate)
Vitamin D400 IU40 µg?Vitamin D3 (as cholecaciferol)
Vitamin E30 IU268 mg?Vitamin E (as d-alpha tocopherol from soy)
Vitamin K10 µg
Thiamin1.5 mg15 mg900% ↑Thiamin (Vitamin B-1) (from thiamin mononitrate)
Riboflavin1.7 mg17 mg900% ↑Riboflavin (Vitamin B-2)
Niacin20 mg40 mg100% ↑Niacin (as niacinimide)
Vitamin B62 mg20 mg900% ↑Vitamin B-6 (as pyridoxine HCl)
Folic Acid400 µg400 µgFolate (folic acid)
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
Vitamin B126 µg120 µg1900% ↑Vitamin B-12 (as cyanocobalamin)
Biotin45 µg300 µg567% ↑Biotin
Pantothenic Acid10 mg40 mg300% ↑Pantothenic Acid (from d-calcium pantothenate)
Calcium108 mg70 mg-35% ↓Calcium (from calcium ascorbate, dicalcium phosphate and d-calcium pantothenate)
Iron18 mg
Phosphorus50 mg
Iodine150 µg300 µg100% ↑Iodine (from potassium iodide)
Magnesium40 mg100 mg150% ↑Magnesium (from magnesium oxide)
Zinc15 mg15 mg=Zinc (from zinc glycinate chelate)
Copper2 mg2 mg=Copper (from copper chelate and copper carbonate)
Manganese1 mg3 mg200% ↑Manganese (from manganese glycinate chelate)
Chromium20 µg240 µg1100% ↑Chromium (from chromium nicotinate)
Molybdenum20 µg75 µg275% ↑Molybdenum (from molybdenum glycinate chelate)
210 µgSelenium (from selenomethionine)
800 µgLutein
2 mgBoron (from boron glycinate chelate)
400 µgVanadium (from Bis-Maltolato Oxo Vanadium)
800 mgNorwegian Fish Oil
130 mgEPA (Eicosapentaenoic Acid)
90 µgDHA (Docosahexaenoic Acid)
Nutrients only in Centrum Kids
Dose: Child
Vitamin K10 µg
Iron18 mg
Phosphorus50 mg
Nutrients only in Carlson Super 2 Daily
Dose: Adult
Selenium (from selenomethionine)210 µg
Lutein800 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
Other ingredients
Centrum KidsCarlson Super 2 Daily
Sucrose, Dibasic Calcium Phosphate, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Mannitol (wheat), Calcium Carbonate, Ascorbic Acid (Vit. C), Magnesium Oxide, Pregelatinized Corn Starch, Mono­ and Di­glycerides, Stearic Acid (soybean), Maltodextrin. Contains < 2% of: Aspartame, Beta­Carotene, BHT (to retard oxidation), Biotin, Blue 2 Lake, Calcium Pantothenate, Carbonyl Iron, Carrageenan, Cholecalciferol (Vit. D3), Chromic Chloride, Citric Acid, Cupric Oxide, Cyanocobalamin (Vit. B12), Dextrose, dl­Alpha Tocopheryl Acetate (Vit. E), Folic Acid, Gelatin, Guar Gum, Lactose (milk), Magnesium Stearate, Malic Acid, Manganese Sulfate, Modified Corn Starch, Natural and Artificial Flavors, Niacinamide, Phytonadione (Vit. K), Potassium Iodide, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vit. B6), Red 40 Lake, Riboflavin (Vit. B2), Silicon Dioxide, Sodium Molybdate, Thiamine Mononitrate (Vit. B1), Tocopherols (to retard oxidation), Vanillin, Vitamin A Acetate, Yellow 6 Lake, Zinc Oxide. Contains: Milk, Soybean, heat.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)

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