Centrum Kids vs Life Extension Children’s Formula

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

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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
Centrum Kids (Daily Dose)Life Extension Children's Formula (Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (53% as Beta-Carotene)450 µg1050 mcg RAE?Vitamin A (as beta-carotene)
Vitamin C60 mg120 mg100% ↑Vitamin C (as ascorbic acid)
Vitamin D (400 IU)10 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 E13.5 mg20.1 mg49% ↑Vitamin E (as D-alpha tocopheryl succinate)
Vitamin K10 µg
Thiamin1.5 mg3 mg100% ↑Thiamine (Vitamin B1) (as thiamine mononitrate)
Riboflavin1.7 mg1.7 mg=Riboflavin (Vitamin B2)
Niacin20 mg20 mg NE?Niacin (Vitamin B3) (as niacinamide)
Vitamin B62 mg2 mg=Vitamin B6 (as pyridoxine HCI)
Folate (400mg Folic Acid)667 mcg DFE265 mcg DFE-60% ↓Folate (as folic acid, L-5-methyltetrahydrofolate calcium salt)
Vitamin B126 µg6 µg=Vitamin B12 (as cyanocobalamin)
Biotin45 µg300 µg567% ↑Biotin
Pantothenic Acid10 mg10 mg=Pantothenic acid (as D-calcium pantothenate)
Calcium108 mg
Iron8 mg
Phosphorus50 mg
Iodine150 µg150 µg=Iodine (as potassium iodide)
Magnesium40 mg50 mg25% ↑Magnesium (as magnesium oxide)
Zinc15 mg10 mg-33% ↓Zinc (as TRAACS® zinc bisglycinate chelate)
Copper2 mg
Manganese1 mg
Chromium20 µg
Molybdenum20 µg20 µg=Molybdenum (as TRAACS® molybdenum glycinate chelate)
25 µgSelenium (as L-selenomethionine)
10 mgPotassium (as potassium citrate)
11.2 mgMarigold extract (flowers) [std. to
5 mgtrans-lutein
155 µgtrans-zeaxanthin ]
10 mgInositol
1 mgCoenzyme Q10
Nutrients only in Centrum Kids
Dose: Child
Vitamin K10 µg
Calcium108 mg
Iron8 mg
Phosphorus50 mg
Copper2 mg
Manganese1 mg
Chromium20 µg
Nutrients only in Life Extension Children's Formula
Dose: Child
Selenium (as L-selenomethionine)25 µg
Potassium (as potassium citrate)10 mg
Marigold extract (flowers) [std. to11.2 mg
trans-lutein5 mg
trans-zeaxanthin ]155 µg
Inositol10 mg
Coenzyme Q101 mg
Other ingredients
Centrum KidsLife Extension Children's Formula
Sugar, Dibasic Calcium Phosphate, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Mannitol, Calcium Carbonate, Magnesium Oxide, Ascorbic Acid (Vit. C), Mono- and Di-glycerides, Pregelatinized Corn Starch, Stearic Acid, Maltodextrin, DL-alpha Tocopheryl Acetate (Vit. E). Contains <2% of: Aspartame**, Beta-Carotene, BHT (to preserve freshness), Biotin, Blue 2 Lake, Calcium Pantothenate, Carbonyl Iron, Carrageenan, Cholecalciferol (Vit. D3), Chromic Chloride, Citric Acid, Cupric Oxide, Cyanocobalamin (Vit. B12), Dextrose, Folic Acid, Gelatin, Guar Gum, 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 preserve freshness), Vitamin A Acetate, Yellow 6 Lake, Zinc Oxide.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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