Life Extension Children’s Formula vs Thorne Research, Basic Nutrients V

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)Thorne Research, Basic Nutrients V(Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (as beta-carotene)1050 µg2.63 mg150% ↑Vitamin A (from
1875 µgBeta Carotene and
750 µgPalmitate)
Vitamin C (as ascorbic acid)120 mg850 mg608% ↑Vitamin C (as Ascorbic Acid)
Vitamin D3 (as cholecalciferol)10 µg25 µgVitamin D (as Vitamin D3) (1,000 IU)
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 Tocopheryl)
Thiamine (Vitamin B1) (as thiamine mononitrate)3 mg40 mg1233% ↑Thiamin (as Thiamin HCL)
Riboflavin (Vitamin B2)1.7 mg11 mg547% ↑Riboflavin (as Riboflavin 5'-Phosphate Sodium)
Niacin (Vitamin B3) (as niacinamide)20 mg160 mg700% ↑Niacin (30 mg as Niacin and
130 mgas Niacinamide)
Vitamin B6 (as pyridoxine HCI)2 mg10 mg400% ↑Vitamin B6 (as Pyridoxal 5'-Phosphate)
Folate (as folic acid, L-5-methyltetrahydrofolate calcium salt)265 µg1.7 mg541% ↑Folate (as
500 µgCalcium Folinate and
500 µgL-5-Methyltetrahydrofolate from L-5-Methyltetrahydrofolic Acid, Glucosamine Salt)
Vitamin B12 (as cyanocobalamin)6 µg450 µg7400% ↑Vitamin B12 (as
225 µgAdenosylcobalamin and
225 µgas Methylcobalamin)
Biotin300 µg350 µg17% ↑Biotin
Pantothenic acid (as D-calcium pantothenate)10 mg413 mg4030% ↑Pantothenic Acid (as Calcium Pantothenate)
Iodine (as potassium iodide)150 µg
Magnesium (as magnesium oxide)50 mg150 mg200% ↑Magnesium (as
90 mgMagnesium Citrate and
60 mgMagnesium Malate)
Zinc (as TRAACS® zinc bisglycinate chelate)10 mg15 mg50% ↑Zinc (as Zinc Picolinate)
Selenium (as L-selenomethionine)25 µg200 µg700% ↑Selenium (as L-Selenomethionine)
Molybdenum (as TRAACS® molybdenum glycinate chelate)20 µg100 µg400% ↑Molybdenum (as TRAACS® Molybdenum Glycinate Chelate)
Potassium (as potassium citrate)10 mg
Marigold extract (flowers) [std. to11.2 mg
trans-lutein5 mg144 µg-97% ↓Lutein (from Aztec Marigold extract (flower) (Tagetes erecta))
trans-zeaxanthin ]155 µg
Inositol10 mg
Coenzyme Q101 mg
100 µgVitamin K (as Vitamin K1)
35 mgCholine (as Choline Citrate)
210 mgCalcium (as
120 mgCalcium Citrate and
90 mgCalcium Malate)
1.5 µgCopper (as Copper Picolinate)
6 mgManganese (as Maganese Picolinate)
200 µgChromium (as TRAACS® Chromium Nicotinate Blycinate Chelate)
3 mgBoron (as Boroganic™ Boron Glycinate Complex)
100 µgVanadium
Nutrients only in Life Extension Children's Formula
Dose: Child
Iodine (as potassium iodide)150 µg
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 Thorne Research, Basic Nutrients V
Dose: Adult
Vitamin K (as Vitamin K1)100 µg
Choline (as Choline Citrate)35 mg
Calcium (as210 mg
Calcium Citrate and120 mg
Calcium Malate)90 mg
Copper (as Copper Picolinate)1.5 µg
Manganese (as Maganese Picolinate)6 mg
Chromium (as TRAACS® Chromium Nicotinate Blycinate Chelate)200 µg
Boron (as Boroganic™ Boron Glycinate Complex)3 mg
Vanadium100 µg
Other ingredients
Life Extension Children's FormulaThorne Research, Basic Nutrients V
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.
Hypromellose (derived from cellulose) capsule, Calcium Laurate, Silicon Dioxide, Microcrystalline Cellulose.

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