Centrum Men vs Thorne Research, Children’s Basic Nutrients

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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 Men (Daily Dose)Thorne Research, Children's Basic Nutrients (Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (29% as Beta-Carotene)1050 µg787.2 µg-25% ↓Vitamin A (from
562.2 µgBeta Carotene and
225 µgPalmitate)
Vitamin C90 mg250 mg178% ↑Vitamin C (as Ascorbic Acid)
Vitamin D325 µg10 µgVitamin D (as Vitamin D3 400 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 mg80.4 µg-100% ↓Vitamin E (as d-Alpha Tocopheryl)
Vitamin K60 µg30 µg-50% ↓Vitamin K (as Vitamin K1)
Thiamin1.2 mg12 mg900% ↑Thiamin (as Thiamin HCL)
Riboflavin1.3 mg3.3 mg154% ↑Riboflavin (as Riboflavin 5'-Phosphate Sodium)
Niacin16 mg49 mg206% ↑Niacin (as 9 mg Niacin and
40 mgNiacinamide)
Vitamin B62 mg3 mg50% ↑Vitamin B6 (as Pyridoxal 5'-Phosphate)
Folate DFE (200 mcg Folic Acid)333 mcg DFE666.7 µg?Folate (as
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)
Biotin40 µg120 µg200% ↑Biotin
Pantothenic Acid15 mg124 mg727% ↑Pantothenic Acid (as Calcium Pantothenate)
Calcium210 mg69 mg-67% ↓Calcium (as
34.5 mgCalcium Citrate and
34.5 mgCalcium Malate)
Iron8 mg4.5 mg-44% ↓Iron (as Iron Picolinate)
Phosphorus20 mg
Iodine150 µg67.5 µg-55% ↓Iodine (as Potassium Iodide)
Magnesium100 mg45 mg-55% ↓Magnesium (as
22.5 mgMagnesium Citrate and
22.5 mgMagnesium Malate)
Zinc11 mg4.5 mg-59% ↓Zinc (as Zinc Picolinate)
Selenium100 µg60 µg-40% ↓Selenium (as L-Selenomethionine)
Copper0.9 mg450 µg-50% ↓Copper (as Copper Picolinate)
Manganese2.3 mg1.8 mg-22% ↓Manganese (as Manganese Picolinate)
Chromium35 µg60 µg71% ↑Chromium (as TRAACS® Chromium Nicotinate Glycinate Chelate)
Molybdenum50 µg30 µg-40% ↓Molybdenum (as TRAACS® Molybdenum Glycinate Chelate)
Chloride72 µg
Potassium80 mg
Lycopene600 µg
11 mgCholine (as Choline Citrate)
900 µgBoron (as Boronorganic™ Boron Glycinate Complex)
36 µgLutein (from Aztec Marigold extract (flower) (Tagetes erecta))
Nutrients only in Centrum Men
Dose: Adult
Phosphorus20 mg
Chloride72 µg
Potassium80 mg
Lycopene600 µg
Nutrients only in Thorne Research, Children's Basic Nutrients
Dose: Child
Choline (as Choline Citrate)11 mg
Boron (as Boronorganic™ Boron Glycinate Complex)900 µg
Lutein (from Aztec Marigold extract (flower) (Tagetes erecta))36 µg
Other ingredients
Centrum MenThorne Research, Children's Basic Nutrients
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.Hypromellose (derived from cellulose) capsule, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Calcium Laurate, Silicon Dioxide

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