Life Extension Children’s Formula vs NOW Foods Liquid Multi Gels

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 Liquid Multi Gels(Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (as beta-carotene)1050 µg10000 IU?Vitamin A (
60% as Beta-Carotene and
40% as Retinyl Palmitate)
Vitamin C (as ascorbic acid)120 mg300 mg150% ↑Vitamin C (as Ascorbic Acid)
Vitamin D3 (as cholecalciferol)10 µg400 IUVitamin D (as Cholecalciferol)
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 mg400 IU?Vitamin E (as d-alpha Tocopherol)
Thiamine (Vitamin B1) (as thiamine mononitrate)3 mg50 mg1567% ↑Thiamin (from Thiamin HCl) (Vitamin B-1)
Riboflavin (Vitamin B2)1.7 mg25 mg1371% ↑Riboflavin (Vitamin B-2)
Niacin (Vitamin B3) (as niacinamide)20 mg50 mg150% ↑Niacin (as Niacinamide) (Vitamin B-3)
Vitamin B6 (as pyridoxine HCI)2 mg50 mg2400% ↑Vitamin B-6 (from Pyridoxine HCl)
Folate (as folic acid, L-5-methyltetrahydrofolate calcium salt)265 µg800 µgFolic 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 B12 (as cyanocobalamin)6 µg100 µg1567% ↑Vitamin B-12 (as Cyanocobalamin)
Biotin300 µg300 µg=Biotin
Pantothenic acid (as D-calcium pantothenate)10 mg50 mg400% ↑Pantothenic Acid (from Calcium Pantothenate)
Iodine (as potassium iodide)150 µg150 µg=Iodine (from Potassium Iodide)
Magnesium (as magnesium oxide)50 mg100 mg100% ↑Magnesium (from Magnesium Oxide and Magnesium Citrate)
Zinc (as TRAACS® zinc bisglycinate chelate)10 mg15 mg50% ↑Zinc (from Amino Acid Chelate)
Selenium (as L-selenomethionine)25 µg70 µg180% ↑Selenium (from L-Selenomethionine)
Molybdenum (as TRAACS® molybdenum glycinate chelate)20 µg25 µg25% ↑Molybdenum (from Sodium Molybdate)
Potassium (as potassium citrate)10 mg25 mg150% ↑Potassium (from Potassium Chloride)
Marigold extract (flowers) [std. to11.2 mg
trans-lutein5 mg250 µg-95% ↓Lutein (from Marigold Extract)
trans-zeaxanthin ]155 µg
Inositol10 mg25 mg150% ↑Inositol
Coenzyme Q101 mg
100 mgCalcium (from Calcium Carbonate, Calcium Citrate and Calcium Amino Acid Chelate)
9 mgIron (from Ferrochel® Bisglycinate Amino Acid Chelate)
1 mgCopper (from Amino Acid Chelate)
2 mgManganese (from Amino Acid Chelate)
120 µgChromium (from Amino Acid Chelate)
800 mgOrganic Flaxseed Oil (Linum usitatissimum)
30 mgAlpha Lipoic Acid
50 mgPABA (Para-Aminobenzoic Acid)
500 µgBoron (from Boron Citrate)
250 µgLycopene (from Natural Tomato Extract)
25 µgVanadium (from Vanadyl Sulfate)
Nutrients only in Life Extension Children's Formula
Dose: Child
Marigold extract (flowers) [std. to11.2 mg
trans-zeaxanthin ]155 µg
Coenzyme Q101 mg
Nutrients only in NOW Foods Liquid Multi Gels
Dose: Adult
Calcium (from Calcium Carbonate, Calcium Citrate and Calcium Amino Acid Chelate)100 mg
Iron (from Ferrochel® Bisglycinate Amino Acid Chelate)9 mg
Copper (from Amino Acid Chelate)1 mg
Manganese (from Amino Acid Chelate)2 mg
Chromium (from Amino Acid Chelate)120 µg
Organic Flaxseed Oil (Linum usitatissimum)800 mg
Alpha Lipoic Acid30 mg
PABA (Para-Aminobenzoic Acid)50 mg
Boron (from Boron Citrate)500 µg
Lycopene (from Natural Tomato Extract)250 µg
Vanadium (from Vanadyl Sulfate)25 µg
Other ingredients
Life Extension Children's FormulaNOW Foods Liquid Multi Gels
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.
Softgel Capsule (bovine gelatin, glycerin, water, carob), Beeswax, Soy Lecithin and Natural Vanilla Extract.

Not manufactured with wheat, gluten, milk, egg, fish or shellfish ingredients. Produced in a GMP facility that processes other ingredients containing these allergens.

Iron Ferrochel® is a registered trademark of Albion Labs.

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