Centrum Kids vs Thorne Research, Children’s Basic Nutrients

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, Children's Basic Nutrients(Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (29% as Beta-Carotene)3500 IU787.2 µg?Vitamin A (from
562.2 µgBeta Carotene and
225 µgPalmitate)
Vitamin C60 mg250 mg317% ↑Vitamin C (as Ascorbic Acid)
Vitamin D400 IU10 µg?Vitamin D (as Vitamin D3 400 IU)
Vitamin E30 IU80.4 µg?Vitamin E (as d-Alpha Tocopheryl)
Vitamin K10 µg30 µg200% ↑Vitamin K (as Vitamin K1)
Thiamin1.5 mg12 mg700% ↑Thiamin (as Thiamin HCL)
Riboflavin1.7 mg3.3 mg94% ↑Riboflavin (as Riboflavin 5'-Phosphate Sodium)
Niacin20 mg49 mg145% ↑Niacin (as 9 mg Niacin and
40 mgNiacinamide)
Vitamin B62 mg3 mg50% ↑Vitamin B6 (as Pyridoxal 5'-Phosphate)
Folic Acid400 µg666.7 µgFolate (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
200 µgCalcium Folinate and
200 µgL-5-Methyltetrahydrofolate from L-5-Methyltetrahydrofolic Acid, Glucosamine Salt)
Vitamin B126 µg135 µg2150% ↑Vitamin B12 (as
67.5 µgAdenosylcobalamin and
67.5 µgMethylcobalamin)
Biotin45 µg120 µg167% ↑Biotin
Pantothenic Acid10 mg124 mg1140% ↑Pantothenic Acid (as Calcium Pantothenate)
Calcium108 mg69 mg-36% ↓Calcium (as
34.5 mgCalcium Citrate and
34.5 mgCalcium Malate)
Iron18 mg4.5 mg-75% ↓Iron (as Iron Picolinate)
Phosphorus50 mg
Iodine150 µg67.5 µg-55% ↓Iodine (as Potassium Iodide)
Magnesium40 mg45 mg12% ↑Magnesium (as
22.5 mgMagnesium Citrate and
22.5 mgMagnesium Malate)
Zinc15 mg4.5 mg-70% ↓Zinc (as Zinc Picolinate)
Copper2 mg450 µg-78% ↓Copper (as Copper Picolinate)
Manganese1 mg1.8 mg80% ↑Manganese (as Manganese Picolinate)
Chromium20 µg60 µg200% ↑Chromium (as TRAACS® Chromium Nicotinate Glycinate Chelate)
Molybdenum20 µg30 µg50% ↑Molybdenum (as TRAACS® Molybdenum Glycinate Chelate)
11 mgCholine (as Choline Citrate)
60 µgSelenium (as L-Selenomethionine)
900 µgBoron (as Boronorganic™ Boron Glycinate Complex)
36 µgLutein (from Aztec Marigold extract (flower) (Tagetes erecta))
Nutrients only in Centrum Kids
Dose: Child
Phosphorus50 mg
Nutrients only in Thorne Research, Children's Basic Nutrients
Dose: Child
Choline (as Choline Citrate)11 mg
Selenium (as L-Selenomethionine)60 µg
Boron (as Boronorganic™ Boron Glycinate Complex)900 µg
Lutein (from Aztec Marigold extract (flower) (Tagetes erecta))36 µg
Other ingredients
Centrum KidsThorne Research, Children's Basic Nutrients
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, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Calcium Laurate, Silicon Dioxide

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