Centrum Men vs NOW Foods Kid Vits™ Berry Blast Chewables

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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)
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  • (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 Men (Daily Dose)NOW Foods Kid Vits Berry Blast Chewables (Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (29% as Beta-Carotene)1050 µg1500 µg43% ↑Vitamin A (100% as Beta-Carotene)
Vitamin C90 mg60 mg-33% ↓Vitamin C (as Ascorbic Acid)
Vitamin D325 µg5 µgVitamin D (as Ergocalciferol) (200 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 E20.3 mg20 mg-1% ↓Vitamin E (as d-alpha Tocopheryl Succinate)
Vitamin K60 µg
Thiamin1.2 mg1.5 mg25% ↑Thiamin (Vitamin B-1) (from Thiamin HCl)
Riboflavin1.3 mg1.7 mg31% ↑Riboflavin (Vitamin B-2)
Niacin16 mg20 mg25% ↑Niacin (Vitamin B-3) (as Niacinamide)
Vitamin B62 mg2 mg=Vitamin B-6 (from Pyridoxine HCl)
Folate DFE (200 mcg Folic Acid)333 mcg DFE400 mcg DFE20% ↑Folate (as Folic Acid)(235 mcg folic acid)
Vitamin B126 µg6 µg=Vitamin B-12 (as Cyanocobalamin)
Biotin40 µg300 µg650% ↑Biotin
Pantothenic Acid15 mg10 mg-33% ↓Pantothenic Acid (from Calcium Pantothenate)
Calcium210 mg20 mg-90% ↓Calcium (from Cal. Citrate and Carbonate)
Iron8 mg5 mg-38% ↓Iron (from Ferrous Bisglycinate) (Ferrochel )
Phosphorus20 mg
Iodine150 µg75 µg-50% ↓Iodine (from Potassium Iodide)
Magnesium100 mg10 mg-90% ↓Magnesium (from Magnesium Citrate)
Zinc11 mg3 mg-73% ↓Zinc (from Zinc Bisglycinate) (TRAACS®))
Selenium100 µg
Copper0.9 mg
Manganese2.3 mg0.1 mg-96% ↓Manganese (from Mang. Bisglycinate) (TRAACS®)
Chromium35 µg120 µg243% ↑Chromium (from Chromium Picolinate)
Molybdenum50 µg75 µg50% ↑Molybdenum (from Sodium Molybdate)
Chloride72 µg
Potassium80 mg5 mg-94% ↓Potassium (from Potassum Chloride)
Lycopene600 µg500 µg-17% ↓Lycopene (from Natural Tomato Extract)
2 mgInositol
2 mgPABA (Para-Aminobenzoic Acid)
500 µgLutein (from Marigold Flowers Extract) (Tagetes erecta) (FloraGLO®)
Nutrients only in Centrum Men
Dose: Adult
Vitamin K60 µg
Phosphorus20 mg
Selenium100 µg
Copper0.9 mg
Chloride72 µg
Nutrients only in NOW Foods Kid Vits Berry Blast Chewables
Dose: Child
Inositol2 mg
PABA (Para-Aminobenzoic Acid)2 mg
Lutein (from Marigold Flowers Extract) (Tagetes erecta) (FloraGLO®)500 µg
Other ingredients
Centrum MenNOW Foods Kid Vits Berry Blast Chewables
Calcium Carbonate, Magnesium Oxide, Potassium Chloride, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Ascorbic Acid (Vit. C), Dibasic Calcium Phosphate, dl-Alpha Tocopheryl Acetate (Vit. E), Maltodextrin, Modified Corn Starch, Corn Starch. Contains < 2% of: Beta-Carotene, BHT (to preserve freshness), Biotin, Calcium Pantothenate, Cholecalciferol (Vit. D3), Chromium Picolinate, Copper Sulfate, Crospovidone, Cyanocobalamin (Vit. B12), Ferrous Fumarate, Folic Acid, Gelatin, Hydrogenated Palm Oil, Lecithin (soy), Lycopene, Magnesium Stearate, Manganese Sulfate, Niacinamide, Nickelous Sulfate, Phytonadione (Vit. K), Polyethylene Glycol, Polyvinyl Alcohol, Potassium Iodide, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vit. B6), Red 40 Lake, Riboflavin (Vit. B2), Silicon Dioxide, Sodium Ascorbate (to preserve freshness), Sodium Metavanadate, Sodium Molybdate, Sodium Selenate, Stannous Chloride, Talc, Thiamine Mononitrate (Vit. B1), Titanium Dioxide, Tocopherols (to preserve freshness), Vitamin A Acetate, Yellow 6 Lake, Zinc Oxide.Xylitol, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Hydroxypropyl Cellulose, Coconut Oil Powder, Stearic Acid (vegetable source), Beet Powder, Xanthan Gum, Natural Flavors, Malic Acid, Silicon Dioxide, Magnesium Stearate (vegetable source), Organic Stevia Leaf Extract (Enzyme-Modified Steviol Glycosides) and Stevia Leaf Extract (Rebaudioside A).

Contains soy and coconut oil powder.

Not manufactured with wheat, gluten, milk, egg, fish or shellfish ingredients. Produced in a GMP facility that processes other ingredients containing these allergens.

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