Centrum Kids vs Pure Synergy, Organic Multi Vita•Min

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)Pure Synergy, Organic Multi Vita•Min (Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (53% as Beta-Carotene)450 µg1800 mcg RAE?Vitamin A (as beta carotene)
Vitamin C60 mg180 mg200% ↑Vitamin C
Vitamin D (400 IU)10 µg40 µgVitamin D3 (1,600 IU) (from vegan organic algae complex)
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 mg30 mg122% ↑Vitamin E with tocopherols & tocotrienols
Vitamin K10 µg240 µgVitamin K1
Vitamin K1 is a form of vitamin K.
Sources:
• "Vitamin K: Function, Deficiency, The RDA, Disease Prevention, Sources, Safety and LPI Recommendation"
byJane Higdon, Ph.D and Victoria J. Drake, Ph.D, Linus Pauling Institute
Micro Nutrient Info Centre - Vitamin K
Thiamin1.5 mg2.4 mg60% ↑Thiamin (B1)
Riboflavin1.7 mg2.6 mg53% ↑Riboflavin (B2)
Niacin20 mg32 mg NE?Niacin (as niacinamide)
Vitamin B62 mg3.4 mg70% ↑Vitamin B6
Folate (400mg Folic Acid)667 mcg DFE800 mcg DFE20% ↑Folate (480 mcg folic acid)
Vitamin B126 µg5 µg-17% ↓Vitamin B12
Biotin45 µg60 µg33% ↑Biotin
Pantothenic Acid10 mg10 mg=Pantothenic Acid
Calcium108 mg
Iron8 mg
Phosphorus50 mg
Iodine150 µg150 µg=Iodine
Magnesium40 mg
Zinc15 mg13 mg-13% ↓Zinc
Copper2 mg0.9 mg-55% ↓Copper
Manganese1 mg2.3 mg130% ↑Manganese
Chromium20 µg35 µg75% ↑Chromium GTF
Molybdenum20 µg45 µg125% ↑Molybdenum
55 mgCholine
55 µgSelenium
20 µgVitamin K2 (as MK-7 from natto)
Nutrients only in Centrum Kids
Dose: Child
Calcium108 mg
Iron8 mg
Phosphorus50 mg
Magnesium40 mg
Nutrients only in Pure Synergy, Organic Multi Vita•Min
Dose: Adult
Choline55 mg
Selenium55 µg
Vitamin K2 (as MK-7 from natto)20 µg
Other ingredients
Centrum KidsPure Synergy, Organic Multi Vita•Min
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.organic barley grass; organic gum acacia; organic vegetable tablet coating.
Contains fermented soy.
Gluten, Dairy, Additive and GMO free.

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