Centrum Silver Women’s 50+ 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)
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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 Silver Women's 50+ (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 C100 mg250 mg150% ↑Vitamin C (as Ascorbic Acid)
Vitamin D31000 IU10 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 E35 IU80.4 µg?Vitamin E (as d-Alpha Tocopheryl)
Vitamin K50 µg30 µg-40% ↓Vitamin K (as Vitamin K1)
Thiamin1.1 mg12 mg991% ↑Thiamin (as Thiamin HCL)
Riboflavin1.1 mg3.3 mg200% ↑Riboflavin (as Riboflavin 5'-Phosphate Sodium)
Niacin14 mg49 mg250% ↑Niacin (as 9 mg Niacin and
40 mgNiacinamide)
Vitamin B65 mg3 mg-40% ↓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 B1250 µg135 µg170% ↑Vitamin B12 (as
67.5 µgAdenosylcobalamin and
67.5 µgMethylcobalamin)
Biotin30 µg120 µg300% ↑Biotin
Pantothenic Acid5 mg124 mg2380% ↑Pantothenic Acid (as Calcium Pantothenate)
Calcium300 mg69 mg-77% ↓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)
Zinc15 mg4.5 mg-70% ↓Zinc (as Zinc Picolinate)
Selenium22 µg60 µg173% ↑Selenium (as L-Selenomethionine)
Copper0.5 mg450 µg-10% ↓Copper (as Copper Picolinate)
Manganese2.3 mg1.8 mg-22% ↓Manganese (as Manganese Picolinate)
Chromium52 µg60 µg15% ↑Chromium (as TRAACS® Chromium Nicotinate Glycinate Chelate)
Molybdenum50 µg30 µg-40% ↓Molybdenum (as TRAACS® Molybdenum Glycinate Chelate)
Chloride72 mg
Potassium80 mg
Nickel5 mg
Silicon2 mg
Vanadium10 µg
Lutein300 µg36 µg-88% ↓Lutein (from Aztec Marigold extract (flower) (Tagetes erecta))
11 mgCholine (as Choline Citrate)
900 µgBoron (as Boronorganic™ Boron Glycinate Complex)
Nutrients only in Centrum Silver Women's 50+
Dose: Adult
Phosphorus20 mg
Chloride72 mg
Potassium80 mg
Nickel5 mg
Silicon2 mg
Vanadium10 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
Other ingredients
Centrum Silver Women's 50+Thorne Research, Children's Basic Nutrients
Calcium Carbonate, Magnesium Oxide, Potassium Chloride, Dibasic Calcium Phosphate, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Ascorbic Acid (Vit. C), Ferrous Fumarate, DL-alpha Tocopheryl Acetate (Vit. E), Maltodextrin, Crospovidone. Contains <2% of: Beta-Carotene, BHT (to preserve freshness), Biotin, Blue 2 Lake, Calcium Pantothenate, Cholecalciferol (Vit. D3), Chromium Picolinate, Copper Sulfate, Corn Starch, Cyanocobalamin (Vit. B12), Folic Acid, Gelatin, Lecithin (soy), Magnesium Stearate, Manganese Sulfate, Modified Corn Starch, Niacinamide, 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 Molybdate, Sodium Selenate, Talc, Thiamine Mononitrate (Vit. B1), Titanium Dioxide, Tocopherols (to preserve freshness), Vitamin A Acetate, Yellow 6 Lake, Zinc OxideHypromellose (derived from cellulose) capsule, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Calcium Laurate, Silicon Dioxide

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