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

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, Children's Basic Nutrients(Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (as beta-carotene)1050 µg787.2 µg-25% ↓Vitamin A (from
562.2 µgBeta Carotene and
225 µgPalmitate)
Vitamin C (as ascorbic acid)120 mg250 mg108% ↑Vitamin C (as Ascorbic Acid)
Vitamin D3 (as cholecalciferol)10 µg10 µgVitamin D (as Vitamin D3 400 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 mg80.4 µg-100% ↓Vitamin E (as d-Alpha Tocopheryl)
Thiamine (Vitamin B1) (as thiamine mononitrate)3 mg12 mg300% ↑Thiamin (as Thiamin HCL)
Riboflavin (Vitamin B2)1.7 mg3.3 mg94% ↑Riboflavin (as Riboflavin 5'-Phosphate Sodium)
Niacin (Vitamin B3) (as niacinamide)20 mg49 mg145% ↑Niacin (as 9 mg Niacin and
40 mgNiacinamide)
Vitamin B6 (as pyridoxine HCI)2 mg3 mg50% ↑Vitamin B6 (as Pyridoxal 5'-Phosphate)
Folate (as folic acid, L-5-methyltetrahydrofolate calcium salt)265 µg666.7 µg152% ↑Folate (as
200 µgCalcium Folinate and
200 µgL-5-Methyltetrahydrofolate from L-5-Methyltetrahydrofolic Acid, Glucosamine Salt)
Vitamin B12 (as cyanocobalamin)6 µg135 µg2150% ↑Vitamin B12 (as
67.5 µgAdenosylcobalamin and
67.5 µgMethylcobalamin)
Biotin300 µg120 µg-60% ↓Biotin
Pantothenic acid (as D-calcium pantothenate)10 mg124 mg1140% ↑Pantothenic Acid (as Calcium Pantothenate)
Iodine (as potassium iodide)150 µg67.5 µg-55% ↓Iodine (as Potassium Iodide)
Magnesium (as magnesium oxide)50 mg45 mg-10% ↓Magnesium (as
22.5 mgMagnesium Citrate and
22.5 mgMagnesium Malate)
Zinc (as TRAACS® zinc bisglycinate chelate)10 mg4.5 mg-55% ↓Zinc (as Zinc Picolinate)
Selenium (as L-selenomethionine)25 µg60 µg140% ↑Selenium (as L-Selenomethionine)
Molybdenum (as TRAACS® molybdenum glycinate chelate)20 µg30 µg50% ↑Molybdenum (as TRAACS® Molybdenum Glycinate Chelate)
Potassium (as potassium citrate)10 mg
Marigold extract (flowers) [std. to11.2 mg
trans-lutein5 mg36 µg-99% ↓Lutein (from Aztec Marigold extract (flower) (Tagetes erecta))
trans-zeaxanthin ]155 µg
Inositol10 mg
Coenzyme Q101 mg
30 µgVitamin K (as Vitamin K1)
11 mgCholine (as Choline Citrate)
69 mgCalcium (as
34.5 mgCalcium Citrate and
34.5 mgCalcium Malate)
4.5 mgIron (as Iron Picolinate)
450 µgCopper (as Copper Picolinate)
1.8 mgManganese (as Manganese Picolinate)
60 µgChromium (as TRAACS® Chromium Nicotinate Glycinate Chelate)
900 µgBoron (as Boronorganic™ Boron Glycinate Complex)
Nutrients only in Life Extension Children's Formula
Dose: Child
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, Children's Basic Nutrients
Dose: Child
Vitamin K (as Vitamin K1)30 µg
Choline (as Choline Citrate)11 mg
Calcium (as69 mg
Calcium Citrate and34.5 mg
Calcium Malate)34.5 mg
Iron (as Iron Picolinate)4.5 mg
Copper (as Copper Picolinate)450 µg
Manganese (as Manganese Picolinate)1.8 mg
Chromium (as TRAACS® Chromium Nicotinate Glycinate Chelate)60 µg
Boron (as Boronorganic™ Boron Glycinate Complex)900 µg
Other ingredients
Life Extension Children's FormulaThorne Research, Children's Basic Nutrients
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, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Calcium Laurate, Silicon Dioxide

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