Life Extension Children’s Formula vs NOW Foods Kid Vits™ Berry Blast Chewables
All of the differences set out neatly so that you can make a choice between them.
Complete nutritional comparison
|Life Extension Children's Formula(Daily Dose)||NOW Foods Kid Vits™ Berry Blast Chewables(Daily Dose)|
|Vitamin A (as beta-carotene)||1050 µg||5000 IU||?||Vitamin A (100% as Beta-Carotene)|
|Vitamin C (as ascorbic acid)||120 mg||60 mg||-50% ↓||Vitamin C (as Ascorbic Acid)|
|Vitamin D3 (as cholecalciferol)||10 µg||200 IU||Vitamin D (as Ergocalciferol)|
Vitamin D3 is a form of vitamin D.
• "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 mg||30 IU||?||Vitamin E (as d-alpha Tocopheryl Succinate)|
|Thiamine (Vitamin B1) (as thiamine mononitrate)||3 mg||1.5 mg||-50% ↓||Thiamin (Vitamin B-1) (from Thiamin HCl)|
|Riboflavin (Vitamin B2)||1.7 mg||1.7 mg||=||Riboflavin (Vitamin B-2)|
|Niacin (Vitamin B3) (as niacinamide)||20 mg||20 mg||=||Niacin (Vitamin B-3) (as Niacinamide)|
|Vitamin B6 (as pyridoxine HCI)||2 mg||2 mg||=||Vitamin B-6 (from Pyridoxine HCl)|
|Folate (as folic acid, L-5-methyltetrahydrofolate calcium salt)||265 µg||400 µg||51% ↑||Folate (as Folic Acid)|
|Vitamin B12 (as cyanocobalamin)||6 µg||6 µg||=||Vitamin B-12 (as Cyanocobalamin)|
|Biotin||300 µg||300 µg||=||Biotin|
|Pantothenic acid (as D-calcium pantothenate)||10 mg||10 mg||=||Pantothenic Acid (from Calcium Pantothenate)|
|Iodine (as potassium iodide)||150 µg||75 µg||-50% ↓||Iodine (from Potassium Iodide)|
|Magnesium (as magnesium oxide)||50 mg||10 mg||-80% ↓||Magnesium (from Magnesium Citrate)|
|Zinc (as TRAACS® zinc bisglycinate chelate)||10 mg||3 mg||-70% ↓||Zinc (from Zinc Bisglycinate) (TRAACS®))|
|Selenium (as L-selenomethionine)||25 µg||↓|
|Molybdenum (as TRAACS® molybdenum glycinate chelate)||20 µg||75 µg||275% ↑||Molybdenum (from Sodium Molybdate)|
|Potassium (as potassium citrate)||10 mg||5 mg||-50% ↓||Potassium (from Potassum Chloride)|
|Marigold extract (flowers) [std. to||11.2 mg||↓|
|trans-lutein||5 mg||500 µg||-90% ↓||Lutein (from Marigold Flowers Extract) (Tagetes erecta) (FloraGLO®)|
|trans-zeaxanthin ]||155 µg||↓|
|Inositol||10 mg||2 mg||-80% ↓||Inositol|
|Coenzyme Q10||1 mg||↓|
|20 mg||↑||Calcium (from Cal. Citrate and Carbonate)|
|5 mg||↑||Iron (from Ferrous Bisglycinate) (Ferrochel )|
|0.1 mg||↑||Manganese (from Mang. Bisglycinate) (TRAACS®)|
|120 µg||↑||Chromium (from Chromium Picolinate)|
|2 mg||↑||Choline (from Choline Bitartrate)|
|2 mg||↑||PABA (Para-Aminobenzoic Acid)|
|500 µg||↑||Lycopene (from Natural Tomato Extract)|
Nutrients only in Life Extension Children's Formula
|Selenium (as L-selenomethionine)||25 µg|
|Marigold extract (flowers) [std. to||11.2 mg|
|trans-zeaxanthin ]||155 µg|
|Coenzyme Q10||1 mg|
Nutrients only in NOW Foods Kid Vits™ Berry Blast Chewables
|Calcium (from Cal. Citrate and Carbonate)||20 mg|
|Iron (from Ferrous Bisglycinate) (Ferrochel )||5 mg|
|Manganese (from Mang. Bisglycinate) (TRAACS®)||0.1 mg|
|Chromium (from Chromium Picolinate)||120 µg|
|Choline (from Choline Bitartrate)||2 mg|
|PABA (Para-Aminobenzoic Acid)||2 mg|
|Lycopene (from Natural Tomato Extract)||500 µg|
|Life Extension Children's Formula||NOW Foods Kid Vits™ Berry Blast Chewables|
|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.|
|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.