Centrum Men vs xtendlife Total Balance Children's

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Complete nutritional comparison



Ingredient
Centrum Men (Daily Dose)xtendlife Total Balance Children's (Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (29% as Beta-Carotene)1050 µg1000 IU-71% ↓Vitamin A (as Natural mixed carotenoids)
Vitamin C90 mg69 mg-23% ↓Vitamin C (from
40 mgCalcium ascorbate
50 mgPotassium ascorbate
20 mgAscorbyl palmitate)
Vitamin D325 µg220 IU-78% ↓Vitamin D (as Cholecalciferol)
Cholecalciferol is also called vitamin D3.
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"
by Jane Higdon, Ph.D and Victoria J. Drake, Ph.D, Linus Pauling Institute
LPI - Micro Nutrient Info Center - Vitamin D
Vitamin E20.3 mg15 IU-50% ↓Vitamin E
(as D-Alpha Tocopheryl Succinate from Vegetable/Soy Oils &
Tocotrienol/Tocopherol Complex (from African Oil Palm)) (1 mg = 1.21 IU)
Vitamin K60 µg
Thiamin1.2 mg1.2 mg0%Thiamin
3 mg(from Thiamin HCl)
Riboflavin1.3 mg1 mg-23% ↓Riboflavin
1.9 mg(from Riboflavin-5-phosphate)
Niacin16 mg4.6 mg-71% ↓Niacin (from
2.5 mgNicotinic acid
2.5 mgNiacinamide)
Vitamin B62 mg1.6 mg-20% ↓Vitamin B6
3 mg(from Pyridoxal-5-phosphate)
Folate DFE (200 mcg Folic Acid)333 mcg DFE107 µg-46% ↓Folic Acid
Both folate and folic acid 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
Vitamin B126 µg2 µg-67% ↓Vitamin B12 (as Cobamamide)
Biotin40 µg80 µg100% ↑Biotin
Pantothenic Acid15 mg5 mg-67% ↓Pantothenic Acid
5.6 mg(from Calcium pantothenate)
Calcium210 mg25 mg-88% ↓Calcium (from 50 mg of Calcium (Red Algae (Lithothamnium species),
24 mgDicalcium Phosphate
40 mgCalcium Ascorbate
5.6 mgCalcium Panthothenate)
Iron8 mg
Phosphorus20 mg1 mgATP (Adenosine Triphosphate from Yeast)
Phosphate contains phosphorus. ATP contains phosphate.
Sources:
Iodine150 µg150 µg=Iodine
197 µg(from Potassium iodide)
Magnesium100 mg32 mg-68% ↓Magnesium (from
100 mgMagnesium Citrate
38 mgMagnesium Stearate)
Zinc11 mg2.2 mg-80% ↓Zinc
7 mg(from Zinc citrate)
Selenium100 µg40 µg-60% ↓Selenium
100 µg(from L-Selenomethionine)
Copper0.9 mg0.06 mg-93% ↓Copper
0.47 mg(from Copper gluconate)
Manganese2.3 mg0.58 mg-75% ↓Manganese
2 mg(from Manganese citrate)
Chromium35 µg44 µg26% ↑Chromium
367 µgChromium Picolinate)
Molybdenum50 µg12 µg-76% ↓Molybdenum
120 µg(from Molybdenum Glycinate)
Chloride72 mg
Potassium80 mg
Lycopene600 µg180 µg-70% ↓Lycopene
900 µg(from Tomato extract)
50 mgAloe Vera (from Aloe barbadensis, leaf juice powder) (equivalent to 10,000 mg of Aloe Leaf Juice)
50 mgBlack Cumin Extract (from Nigella sativa, seed) (equivalent to 200mg of Black Cumin Seeds)
50 mgGreen Tea Extract (from Camellia sinensis, leaf)
36.5 mg(providing catechins)
50 mgMilk Thistle Extract (from Silybum marianum, seed)
40 mg(providing 40 mg of Silymarins)
50 mgSoy lecithin (a source of Phosphatidyl choline)
50 mgTumeric extract (from Curcuma longa, root)
47.5 mg(providing curcuminoids)
49 mgN-Acetyl L-Cysteine
49 mgTaurine
35 mgBeta Glucan (from yeast)
25 mgL-Arginine HCL
25 mgBilberry Extract (from Vaccinum myrtillus Fruit)
6.25 mg(providing anthoycyanins)
25 mgDimethylglycine HCL
25 mgGinger Extract (Zingiber officinale, root)
1.25 mg(providing Gingerols)
25 mgL-Tyrosine
24 mgL-Lysine HCL
24 mgL-Methionine
20 mgBacopa Extract (from Bacopa monnieri, leaf)
6 mg(providing Bacosides)
20 mgMSM (Methylsulfonyl Methane)
20 mgOlive Leaf Extract (from Olea europea leaf)
3 mg(providing Oleuropein)
20 mgPapain (from Carica papaya (Papaya) Fruit Latex)
19 mgBetain HCl
19 mgCholine bitartrate
19 mgL-Cysteine
18 mgHesperidin (from Citrus aurantium (Bitter Orange) Fruit)
15 mgL-Proline
14 mgInositol
14 mgL-Ornithine HCL
14 mgMyricetin
20 mg(from Myrica cerifera (Bayberry), leaf)
12 mgGrape Seed Extract (from Vitis vinifera Seed)
(providing at least 450mg/g phenolics)
11 mgTea Polysaccharides Extract
50 mgCamellia sinensis Leaf)
10 mgAmylase (from Fermentation of Aspergillus oryzae)
10 mgBromelain (from Pineapple Stem)
10 mgGuggul Gum Extract (from Commiphora mukul, gum exudate) (a source of guggulsterones)
10 mgMineral sea salts (providing trace elements including Rubidium, Strontium & Tungsten)
10 mgMasson Pine Bark Extract (from Pinus massoniana Bark)
9.9 mgRNA (Ribonucleic Acid, from Yeast)
9.9 mgAlpha Lipoic Acid
9.9 mgN-acetyl Glucosamine (from Crustacean shells)
9.9 mgL-Carnosine
9.9 mgL-Glutamine
9.8 mgReduced Glutathione
9 mgLuteolin (from Arachis hypogaea (Peanut) shell)
8 mgHorsetail Extract (from Equisetum arvense Leaf & Stem)
5 mgAlfafa Extract (from Medicago sativa Leaf & stem) equivalent to 60mg fresh alfafa)
5 mgPABA (p-Aminobenzoic Acid)
5 mgSAMe
9.5 mg(from S-Adenoslymethionine Tosylate)
6 mgLipase (from fermentation of Aspergillus niger)
5 mgTrans-resveratrol
10 mg(from Polygonum cuspidatum (Japanese Knotweed) Extract Root
4.7 mgPiperine (from Piper nigrum (Black Pepper) Fruit Extract)
4 mgPhosphatidyl L-Serine
20 mg(from Soybean)
2.9 mgCoenzyme Q-10
1.9 mgRutin (from Japanese Sophora Bud)
1.6 mgPolicosanol
1.7 mg(from Sugar cane)
500 µgLutein
10 mg(from Aztec marigold flower)
382 µgTocotrienol/Tocopherol Complex (from
2 mgTocomin® from African Oil Palm)
372 µgAstaxanthin
11.7 mgHaematococcus Pluvialis)
100 µgBoron
2 mg(from Boron citrate)
100 µgZeaxanthin
2 mg(from Aztec marigold, flower)

Nutrients exclusive to Centrum Men

Dose: Adult
Vitamin K60 µg
Iron8 mg
Chloride72 mg
Potassium80 mg

Nutrients exclusive to xtendlife Total Balance Children's

Dose: Child
Aloe Vera (from Aloe barbadensis, leaf juice powder) (equivalent to 10,000 mg of Aloe Leaf Juice)50 mg
Black Cumin Extract (from Nigella sativa, seed) (equivalent to 200mg of Black Cumin Seeds)50 mg
Green Tea Extract (from Camellia sinensis, leaf)50 mg
(providing catechins)36.5 mg
Milk Thistle Extract (from Silybum marianum, seed)50 mg
(providing 40 mg of Silymarins)40 mg
Soy lecithin (a source of Phosphatidyl choline)50 mg
Tumeric extract (from Curcuma longa, root)50 mg
(providing curcuminoids)47.5 mg
N-Acetyl L-Cysteine49 mg
Taurine49 mg
Beta Glucan (from yeast)35 mg
L-Arginine HCL25 mg
Bilberry Extract (from Vaccinum myrtillus Fruit)25 mg
(providing anthoycyanins)6.25 mg
Dimethylglycine HCL25 mg
Ginger Extract (Zingiber officinale, root)25 mg
(providing Gingerols)1.25 mg
L-Tyrosine25 mg
L-Lysine HCL24 mg
L-Methionine24 mg
Bacopa Extract (from Bacopa monnieri, leaf)20 mg
(providing Bacosides)6 mg
MSM (Methylsulfonyl Methane)20 mg
Olive Leaf Extract (from Olea europea leaf)20 mg
(providing Oleuropein)3 mg
Papain (from Carica papaya (Papaya) Fruit Latex)20 mg
Betain HCl19 mg
Choline bitartrate19 mg
L-Cysteine19 mg
Hesperidin (from Citrus aurantium (Bitter Orange) Fruit)18 mg
L-Proline15 mg
Inositol14 mg
L-Ornithine HCL14 mg
Myricetin14 mg
(from Myrica cerifera (Bayberry), leaf)20 mg
Grape Seed Extract (from Vitis vinifera Seed)12 mg
(providing at least 450mg/g phenolics)
Tea Polysaccharides Extract11 mg
Camellia sinensis Leaf)50 mg
Amylase (from Fermentation of Aspergillus oryzae)10 mg
Bromelain (from Pineapple Stem)10 mg
Guggul Gum Extract (from Commiphora mukul, gum exudate) (a source of guggulsterones)10 mg
Mineral sea salts (providing trace elements including Rubidium, Strontium & Tungsten)10 mg
Masson Pine Bark Extract (from Pinus massoniana Bark)10 mg
RNA (Ribonucleic Acid, from Yeast)9.9 mg
Alpha Lipoic Acid9.9 mg
N-acetyl Glucosamine (from Crustacean shells)9.9 mg
L-Carnosine9.9 mg
L-Glutamine9.9 mg
Reduced Glutathione9.8 mg
Luteolin (from Arachis hypogaea (Peanut) shell)9 mg
Horsetail Extract (from Equisetum arvense Leaf & Stem)8 mg
Alfafa Extract (from Medicago sativa Leaf & stem) equivalent to 60mg fresh alfafa)5 mg
PABA (p-Aminobenzoic Acid)5 mg
SAMe5 mg
(from S-Adenoslymethionine Tosylate)9.5 mg
Lipase (from fermentation of Aspergillus niger)6 mg
Trans-resveratrol5 mg
(from Polygonum cuspidatum (Japanese Knotweed) Extract Root10 mg
Piperine (from Piper nigrum (Black Pepper) Fruit Extract)4.7 mg
Phosphatidyl L-Serine4 mg
(from Soybean)20 mg
Coenzyme Q-102.9 mg
Rutin (from Japanese Sophora Bud)1.9 mg
Policosanol1.6 mg
(from Sugar cane)1.7 mg
Lutein500 µg
(from Aztec marigold flower)10 mg
Tocotrienol/Tocopherol Complex (from382 µg
Tocomin® from African Oil Palm)2 mg
Astaxanthin372 µg
Haematococcus Pluvialis)11.7 mg
Boron100 µg
(from Boron citrate)2 mg
Zeaxanthin100 µg
(from Aztec marigold, flower)2 mg

Other ingredients

Centrum Menxtendlife Total Balance Children's
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.Microcrocrystalline cellulose, Dextrose, Enteric coating (Purified Water, Ethylcellulose, Ammonium Hydroxide, Medium Chain Triglycerides, Oleic Acid, Sodium Carboxymethyl Cellulose, Talc, Polydextrose), Silicon Dioxide, Sodium Carboxymethyl Cellulose, Tripotassium Citrate, Maltodextrin.

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