Centrum Kids vs Life Extension Two-Per-Day Capsules

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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 Two-Per-Day Capsules (Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (53% as Beta-Carotene)450 µg1500 mcg RAE?Vitamin A (as beta-carotene, acetate) (5,000 IU)
Vitamin C60 mg470 mg683% ↑Vitamin C (as ascorbic acid, calcium and niacinamide ascorbates)
Vitamin D (400 IU)10 µg50 µgVitamin D3 (as cholecalciferol) (2,000 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 E13.5 mg67 mg396% ↑Vitamin E (as D-alpha tocopheryl succinate, D-alpha tocopherol)
Vitamin K10 µg
Thiamin1.5 mg75 mg4900% ↑Thiamine (vitamin B1) (as thiamine HCI)
Riboflavin1.7 mg50 mg2841% ↑Riboflavin (vitamin B2) (as riboflavin, riboflavin 5’-phosphate)
Niacin20 mg50 mg NE?Niacin (as niacinamide, niacinamide ascorbate)
Vitamin B62 mg75 mg3650% ↑Vitamin B6 (as pyridoxine HCI, pyridoxal 5’-phosphate)
Folate (400mg Folic Acid)667 mcg DFE680 mcg DFE2% ↑Folate (as L-5-methyltetrahydrofolate calcium salt)
Vitamin B126 µg300 µg4900% ↑Vitamin B12 (as methylcobalamin)
Biotin45 µg300 µg567% ↑Biotin
Pantothenic Acid10 mg50 mg400% ↑Pantothenic acid (as D-calcium pantothenate)
Calcium108 mg
Iron8 mg
Phosphorus50 mg
Iodine150 µg150 µg=Iodine (as potassium iodide)
Magnesium40 mg100 mg150% ↑Magnesium (as magnesium oxide)
Zinc15 mg25 mg67% ↑Zinc (as zinc citrate, L-OptiZinc® zinc mono-L-methionine sulfate)
Copper2 mg
Manganese1 mg2 mg100% ↑Manganese (as manganese citrate, gluconate)
Chromium20 µg200 µg900% ↑Chromium [as Crominex® 3+ chromium stabilized with Capros® amla extract (fruit) and PrimaVie® Shilajit]
Molybdenum20 µg100 µg400% ↑Molybdenum (as molybdenum amino acid chelate)
200 µgSelenium [as sodium selenite, SelenoExcell® high selenium yeast, Se-Methyl L-selenocysteine]
50 mgInositol
25 mgAlpha lipoic acid
20 mgNatural mixed tocopherols (providing gamma, delta, alpha, beta)
15 mgBio-Quercetin phytosome (providing 5mg quercetin [from Japanese sophora concentrate (flower bud)], phosphatidylcholine complex [from sunflower])
5 mgquercetin
11.12 mgMarigold extract (flower) [std. to
5 mgtrans-lutein
155 µgtrans-zeaxanthin ]
5 mgApigenin
3 mgBoron (as boron amino acid chelate)
1 mgLycopene [from LycoBeads® natural tomato extract (fruit)]
Nutrients only in Centrum Kids
Dose: Child
Vitamin K10 µg
Calcium108 mg
Iron8 mg
Phosphorus50 mg
Copper2 mg
Nutrients only in Life Extension Two-Per-Day Capsules
Dose: Adult
Selenium [as sodium selenite, SelenoExcell® high selenium yeast, Se-Methyl L-selenocysteine]200 µg
Inositol50 mg
Alpha lipoic acid25 mg
Natural mixed tocopherols (providing gamma, delta, alpha, beta)20 mg
Bio-Quercetin phytosome (providing 5mg quercetin [from Japanese sophora concentrate (flower bud)], phosphatidylcholine complex [from sunflower])15 mg
quercetin5 mg
Marigold extract (flower) [std. to11.12 mg
trans-lutein5 mg
trans-zeaxanthin ]155 µg
Apigenin5 mg
Boron (as boron amino acid chelate)3 mg
Lycopene [from LycoBeads® natural tomato extract (fruit)]1 mg
Other ingredients
Centrum KidsLife Extension Two-Per-Day Capsules
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.stearic acid, croscarmellose sodium, vegetable stearate, silica, aqueous film coating (purified water, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, glycerin), dicalcium phosphate, microcrystalline cellulose, maltodextrin.

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