Life Extension Children’s Formula vs Pure Vegan, Advanced Vegan

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)Pure Vegan, Advanced Vegan(Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (as beta-carotene)1050 µg12500 IU?Vitamin A (as Alpha-Carotene & Beta-Carotene) [contained in: Betatene® providing:]
Vitamin C (as ascorbic acid)120 mg100 mg-17% ↓Vitamin C (as Ascorbyl Palmitate & 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 mg200 IU?Vitamin E (as d-Alpha Tocopherpl Acetate)
Thiamine (Vitamin B1) (as thiamine mononitrate)3 mg50 mg1567% ↑Thiamine (Vitamin B1)
Riboflavin (Vitamin B2)1.7 mg50 mg2841% ↑Riboflavin (Vitamin B2)
Niacin (Vitamin B3) (as niacinamide)20 mg50 mgNiacinamide
Niacin is also called vitamin B3. Niacinamide is a form of vitamin B3.
Sources:
• "Niacin and nicotinamide. What is it? How effective is it? How does it work? Are there safety concerns? Are there interactions with other medications or herb and supplements?"
Medline Plus
Medline Plus: Niacin and niacinamide (Vitamin B3)
• "Small Molecule Pathway Database (SMPDB): Nicotinate and Nicotinamide Metabolism (homosapiens)"
Genome Alberta & Genome Canada
SMPDB: Nicotinate and Nicotinamide Metabolism
• "Recommendations for niacin dosage by life stage and gender"
National Health and Medical Research Council - Australia, Ministry of Health - New Zealand
Niacin - Nutrient Reference Values Australia and New Zealand
Vitamin B6 (as pyridoxine HCI)2 mg50 mgPyridoxine HCL (Vitamin B6)
The body converts pyridoxal to vitamin B6. The body converts pyridoxine to pyridoxal. Pyridoxine hydrochloride contains pyridoxine.
Sources:
• "Tool for calculating molecular weights"
bywebqc.org, webqc.org
Web QC - Molecular Weight Calculation Tool
• "Foundational Medicine Review 2001 Vol 6: Shows the most active form of Vitamin B6, Biochemistry and Clinical Applications"
Thorne Research
Foundational Medicine Review: Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine; Pyridoxal 5'Phosphate)
• "The three main forms of Vitamin B6. Its effect on nervous system function, red blood cell formation, niacin formation, hormone function, nucleic acid synthesis, the RDA, disease prevention and treatment, sources, supplements and safety."
byJane Higdon, Ph.D and Victoria J. Drake, Ph.D, Linus Pauling Institute
LPI - Micro Nutrient Info Center - Vitamin B6
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 µg6 µg=Vitamin B12 (as Methylcobalamin)
Biotin300 µg300 µg=Biotin
Pantothenic acid (as D-calcium pantothenate)10 mg50 mg400% ↑Pantothenic Acid
Iodine (as potassium iodide)150 µg150 µg=Iodine (as Potassium Iodide)
Magnesium (as magnesium oxide)50 mg150 mg200% ↑Magnesium (as Magnesium Citrate, Alpha Ketogluturate, & Oxide)
Zinc (as TRAACS® zinc bisglycinate chelate)10 mg10 mg=Zinc (as Zinc Amino Acid Chelate)
Selenium (as L-selenomethionine)25 µg200 µg700% ↑Selenium (as L-Selenomethionine)
Molybdenum (as TRAACS® molybdenum glycinate chelate)20 µg75 µg275% ↑Molybdenum (as Molybdenum Chelate)
Potassium (as potassium citrate)10 mg99 mg890% ↑Potassium (as Potassium Aspartate, Alpha Ketoglutarate, & Citrate)
Marigold extract (flowers) [std. to11.2 mg
trans-lutein5 mg49 µg-99% ↓Lutein
trans-zeaxanthin ]155 µg49 µg-68% ↓Zeaxanthin
Inositol10 mg50 mg400% ↑Inositol
Coenzyme Q101 mg
158 mgBetatene® providing: [all ingredients are matched elsewhere]
98 µgCryptoxanthin
100 mgCalcium (as Calcium Citrate & Bisglycinate)
2 mgCopper (as Copper Gluconate)
2 mgManganese (as Manganese Citrate)
200 µgChromium (as Chromium Picolinate)
5 mgAlpha Lipoic Acid
100 mgL-Carnitine Tartrate
50 mgCholine
10 mgQuercetin
5 mgGrapeseed Extract 95%
25 mgPABA (Para Aminobenzoic Acid)
3 mgLycopene
2 mgBoron (as Boron Citrate)
Nutrients only in Life Extension Children's Formula
Dose: Child
Marigold extract (flowers) [std. to11.2 mg
Coenzyme Q101 mg
Nutrients only in Pure Vegan, Advanced Vegan
Dose: Adult
Betatene® providing: [all ingredients are matched elsewhere]158 mg
Cryptoxanthin98 µg
Calcium (as Calcium Citrate & Bisglycinate)100 mg
Copper (as Copper Gluconate)2 mg
Manganese (as Manganese Citrate)2 mg
Chromium (as Chromium Picolinate)200 µg
Alpha Lipoic Acid5 mg
L-Carnitine Tartrate100 mg
Choline50 mg
Quercetin10 mg
Grapeseed Extract 95%5 mg
PABA (Para Aminobenzoic Acid)25 mg
Lycopene3 mg
Boron (as Boron Citrate)2 mg
Other ingredients
Life Extension Children's FormulaPure Vegan, Advanced Vegan
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.
Digeseb Plus® is a proprietary blend of enzymes which help digest food, minerals and proteins

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