Life Extension Children’s Formula vs Carlson Super 2 Daily

All of the differences set out neatly so that you can make a choice between them.

Complete nutritional comparison


Ingredient
Life Extension Children's Formula(Daily Dose)Carlson Super 2 Daily(Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (as beta-carotene)1050 µg3000 µg186% ↑Vitamin A (as beta carotene)
Vitamin C (as ascorbic acid)120 mg600 mg400% ↑Vitamin C (from calcium ascorbate)
Vitamin D3 (as cholecalciferol)10 µg40 µgVitamin D3 (as cholecaciferol)
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 E (as D-alpha tocopheryl succinate)20.1 mg268 mg1233% ↑Vitamin E (as d-alpha tocopherol from soy)
Thiamine (Vitamin B1) (as thiamine mononitrate)3 mg15 mg400% ↑Thiamin (Vitamin B-1) (from thiamin mononitrate)
Riboflavin (Vitamin B2)1.7 mg17 mg900% ↑Riboflavin (Vitamin B-2)
Niacin (Vitamin B3) (as niacinamide)20 mg40 mg100% ↑Niacin (as niacinimide)
Vitamin B6 (as pyridoxine HCI)2 mg20 mg900% ↑Vitamin B-6 (as pyridoxine HCl)
Folate (as folic acid, L-5-methyltetrahydrofolate calcium salt)265 µg400 µg51% ↑Folate (folic acid)
Vitamin B12 (as cyanocobalamin)6 µg120 µg1900% ↑Vitamin B-12 (as cyanocobalamin)
Biotin300 µg300 µg=Biotin
Pantothenic acid (as D-calcium pantothenate)10 mg40 mg300% ↑Pantothenic Acid (from d-calcium pantothenate)
Iodine (as potassium iodide)150 µg300 µg100% ↑Iodine (from potassium iodide)
Magnesium (as magnesium oxide)50 mg100 mg100% ↑Magnesium (from magnesium oxide)
Zinc (as TRAACS® zinc bisglycinate chelate)10 mg15 mg50% ↑Zinc (from zinc glycinate chelate)
Selenium (as L-selenomethionine)25 µg210 µg740% ↑Selenium (from selenomethionine)
Molybdenum (as TRAACS® molybdenum glycinate chelate)20 µg75 µg275% ↑Molybdenum (from molybdenum glycinate chelate)
Potassium (as potassium citrate)10 mg
Marigold extract (flowers) [std. to11.2 mg
trans-lutein5 mg800 µg-84% ↓Lutein
trans-zeaxanthin ]155 µg
Inositol10 mg
Coenzyme Q101 mg
70 mgCalcium (from calcium ascorbate, dicalcium phosphate and d-calcium pantothenate)
2 mgCopper (from copper chelate and copper carbonate)
3 mgManganese (from manganese glycinate chelate)
240 µgChromium (from chromium nicotinate)
2 mgBoron (from boron glycinate chelate)
400 µgVanadium (from Bis-Maltolato Oxo Vanadium)
800 mgNorwegian Fish Oil
130 mgEPA (Eicosapentaenoic Acid)
90 µgDHA (Docosahexaenoic Acid)
Nutrients only in Life Extension Children's Formula
Dose: Child
Potassium (as potassium citrate)10 mg
Marigold extract (flowers) [std. to11.2 mg
trans-zeaxanthin ]155 µg
Inositol10 mg
Coenzyme Q101 mg
Nutrients only in Carlson Super 2 Daily
Dose: Adult
Calcium (from calcium ascorbate, dicalcium phosphate and d-calcium pantothenate)70 mg
Copper (from copper chelate and copper carbonate)2 mg
Manganese (from manganese glycinate chelate)3 mg
Chromium (from chromium nicotinate)240 µg
Boron (from boron glycinate chelate)2 mg
Vanadium (from Bis-Maltolato Oxo Vanadium)400 µg
Norwegian Fish Oil800 mg
EPA (Eicosapentaenoic Acid)130 mg
DHA (Docosahexaenoic Acid)90 µg
Other ingredients
Life Extension Children's FormulaCarlson Super 2 Daily
xylitol, microcrystalline cellulose, natural beet color, natural (cherry, vanilla, strawberry) flavors, stearic acid, citric acid, gum arabic, silica, dicalcium phosphate, luo han guo extract, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, maltodextrin, corn starch, stevia extract.
Contains soybeans.
Bees wax, soy lecithin, rice flour, olive oil, soybean oil, medium chain triglyceride oil, ascorbyl palmitate, microcrystalline cellulose, glyceryl stearate, safflower oil.
Soft Gel: Beef gelatin, glycerin, water, carob.
Contains soy and fish (anchovy and sardine)

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