Centrum Kids vs Thorne Research, Basic Nutrients V

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

Complete nutritional comparison


Ingredient
Centrum Kids(Daily Dose)Thorne Research, Basic Nutrients V(Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (29% as Beta-Carotene)3500 IU2.63 mg?Vitamin A (from
1875 µgBeta Carotene and
750 µgPalmitate)
Vitamin C60 mg850 mg1317% ↑Vitamin C (as Ascorbic Acid)
Vitamin D400 IU25 µg?Vitamin D (as Vitamin D3) (1,000 IU)
Vitamin E30 IU268 mg?Vitamin E (as d-Alpha Tocopheryl)
Vitamin K10 µg100 µg900% ↑Vitamin K (as Vitamin K1)
Thiamin1.5 mg40 mg2567% ↑Thiamin (as Thiamin HCL)
Riboflavin1.7 mg11 mg547% ↑Riboflavin (as Riboflavin 5'-Phosphate Sodium)
Niacin20 mg160 mg700% ↑Niacin (30 mg as Niacin and
130 mgas Niacinamide)
Vitamin B62 mg10 mg400% ↑Vitamin B6 (as Pyridoxal 5'-Phosphate)
Folic Acid400 µg1.7 mgFolate (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
500 µgCalcium Folinate and
500 µgL-5-Methyltetrahydrofolate from L-5-Methyltetrahydrofolic Acid, Glucosamine Salt)
Vitamin B126 µg450 µg7400% ↑Vitamin B12 (as
225 µgAdenosylcobalamin and
225 µgas Methylcobalamin)
Biotin45 µg350 µg678% ↑Biotin
Pantothenic Acid10 mg413 mg4030% ↑Pantothenic Acid (as Calcium Pantothenate)
Calcium108 mg210 mg94% ↑Calcium (as
120 mgCalcium Citrate and
90 mgCalcium Malate)
Iron18 mg
Phosphorus50 mg
Iodine150 µg
Magnesium40 mg150 mg275% ↑Magnesium (as
90 mgMagnesium Citrate and
60 mgMagnesium Malate)
Zinc15 mg15 mg=Zinc (as Zinc Picolinate)
Copper2 mg1.5 µg-100% ↓Copper (as Copper Picolinate)
Manganese1 mg6 mg500% ↑Manganese (as Maganese Picolinate)
Chromium20 µg200 µg900% ↑Chromium (as TRAACS® Chromium Nicotinate Blycinate Chelate)
Molybdenum20 µg100 µg400% ↑Molybdenum (as TRAACS® Molybdenum Glycinate Chelate)
35 mgCholine (as Choline Citrate)
200 µgSelenium (as L-Selenomethionine)
3 mgBoron (as Boroganic™ Boron Glycinate Complex)
144 µgLutein (from Aztec Marigold extract (flower) (Tagetes erecta))
100 µgVanadium
Nutrients only in Centrum Kids
Dose: Child
Iron18 mg
Phosphorus50 mg
Iodine150 µg
Nutrients only in Thorne Research, Basic Nutrients V
Dose: Adult
Choline (as Choline Citrate)35 mg
Selenium (as L-Selenomethionine)200 µg
Boron (as Boroganic™ Boron Glycinate Complex)3 mg
Lutein (from Aztec Marigold extract (flower) (Tagetes erecta))144 µg
Vanadium100 µg
Other ingredients
Centrum KidsThorne Research, Basic Nutrients V
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.Hypromellose (derived from cellulose) capsule, Calcium Laurate, Silicon Dioxide, Microcrystalline Cellulose.

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