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


Ingredient
Life Extension Children's Formula(Daily Dose)NOW Foods Kid Vits™ Berry Blast Chewables(Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (as beta-carotene)1050 µg5000 IU?Vitamin A (100% as Beta-Carotene)
Vitamin C (as ascorbic acid)120 mg60 mg-50% ↓Vitamin C (as Ascorbic Acid)
Vitamin D3 (as cholecalciferol)10 µg200 IUVitamin D (as Ergocalciferol)
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 mg30 IU?Vitamin E (as d-alpha Tocopheryl Succinate)
Thiamine (Vitamin B1) (as thiamine mononitrate)3 mg1.5 mg-50% ↓Thiamin (Vitamin B-1) (from Thiamin HCl)
Riboflavin (Vitamin B2)1.7 mg1.7 mg=Riboflavin (Vitamin B-2)
Niacin (Vitamin B3) (as niacinamide)20 mg20 mg=Niacin (Vitamin B-3) (as Niacinamide)
Vitamin B6 (as pyridoxine HCI)2 mg2 mg=Vitamin B-6 (from Pyridoxine HCl)
Folate (as folic acid, L-5-methyltetrahydrofolate calcium salt)265 µg400 µg51% ↑Folate (as Folic Acid)
Vitamin B12 (as cyanocobalamin)6 µg6 µg=Vitamin B-12 (as Cyanocobalamin)
Biotin300 µg300 µg=Biotin
Pantothenic acid (as D-calcium pantothenate)10 mg10 mg=Pantothenic Acid (from Calcium Pantothenate)
Iodine (as potassium iodide)150 µg75 µg-50% ↓Iodine (from Potassium Iodide)
Magnesium (as magnesium oxide)50 mg10 mg-80% ↓Magnesium (from Magnesium Citrate)
Zinc (as TRAACS® zinc bisglycinate chelate)10 mg3 mg-70% ↓Zinc (from Zinc Bisglycinate) (TRAACS®))
Selenium (as L-selenomethionine)25 µg
Molybdenum (as TRAACS® molybdenum glycinate chelate)20 µg75 µg275% ↑Molybdenum (from Sodium Molybdate)
Potassium (as potassium citrate)10 mg5 mg-50% ↓Potassium (from Potassum Chloride)
Marigold extract (flowers) [std. to11.2 mg
trans-lutein5 mg500 µg-90% ↓Lutein (from Marigold Flowers Extract) (Tagetes erecta) (FloraGLO®)
trans-zeaxanthin ]155 µg
Inositol10 mg2 mg-80% ↓Inositol
Coenzyme Q101 mg
20 mgCalcium (from Cal. Citrate and Carbonate)
5 mgIron (from Ferrous Bisglycinate) (Ferrochel )
0.1 mgManganese (from Mang. Bisglycinate) (TRAACS®)
120 µgChromium (from Chromium Picolinate)
2 mgCholine (from Choline Bitartrate)
2 mgPABA (Para-Aminobenzoic Acid)
500 µgLycopene (from Natural Tomato Extract)
Nutrients only in Life Extension Children's Formula
Dose: Child
Selenium (as L-selenomethionine)25 µg
Marigold extract (flowers) [std. to11.2 mg
trans-zeaxanthin ]155 µg
Coenzyme Q101 mg
Nutrients only in NOW Foods Kid Vits™ Berry Blast Chewables
Dose: Child
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
Other ingredients
Life Extension Children's FormulaNOW 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.
Contains soybeans.
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.

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