Life Extension Two-Per-Day Capsules vs Centrum Kids

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  • -58% ↓ OR  43% ↑ OR = (the differences in the amount of the ingredient)
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Complete nutritional comparison


Ingredient
Life Extension Two-Per-Day Capsules (Daily Dose)Centrum Kids (Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (as beta-carotene, acetate) (5,000 IU)1500 mcg RAE450 µg?Vitamin A (53% as Beta-Carotene)
Vitamin C (as ascorbic acid, calcium and niacinamide ascorbates)470 mg60 mg-87% ↓Vitamin C
Vitamin D3 (as cholecalciferol) (2,000 IU)50 µg10 µgVitamin D (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, D-alpha tocopherol)67 mg13.5 mg-80% ↓Vitamin E
Thiamine (vitamin B1) (as thiamine HCI)75 mg1.5 mg-98% ↓Thiamin
Riboflavin (vitamin B2) (as riboflavin, riboflavin 5’-phosphate)50 mg1.7 mg-97% ↓Riboflavin
Niacin (as niacinamide, niacinamide ascorbate)50 mg NE20 mg?Niacin
Vitamin B6 (as pyridoxine HCI, pyridoxal 5’-phosphate)75 mg2 mg-97% ↓Vitamin B6
Folate (as L-5-methyltetrahydrofolate calcium salt)680 mcg DFE667 mcg DFE-2% ↓Folate (400mg Folic Acid)
Vitamin B12 (as methylcobalamin)300 µg6 µg-98% ↓Vitamin B12
Biotin300 µg45 µg-85% ↓Biotin
Pantothenic acid (as D-calcium pantothenate)50 mg10 mg-80% ↓Pantothenic Acid
Iodine (as potassium iodide)150 µg150 µg=Iodine
Magnesium (as magnesium oxide)100 mg40 mg-60% ↓Magnesium
Zinc (as zinc citrate, L-OptiZinc® zinc mono-L-methionine sulfate)25 mg15 mg-40% ↓Zinc
Selenium [as sodium selenite, SelenoExcell® high selenium yeast, Se-Methyl L-selenocysteine]200 µg
Manganese (as manganese citrate, gluconate)2 mg1 mg-50% ↓Manganese
Chromium [as Crominex® 3+ chromium stabilized with Capros® amla extract (fruit) and PrimaVie® Shilajit]200 µg20 µg-90% ↓Chromium
Molybdenum (as molybdenum amino acid chelate)100 µg20 µg-80% ↓Molybdenum
Inositol50 mg
Alpha lipoic acid25 mg
Natural mixed tocopherols (providing gamma, delta, alpha, beta)20 mg
Bio-Quercetin phytosome (providing 5mg quercetin [from Japanese sophora concentrate (flower bud)], phosphatidylcholine complex [from sunflower])15 mg
quercetin5 mg
Marigold extract (flower) [std. to11.12 mg
trans-lutein5 mg
trans-zeaxanthin ]155 µg
Apigenin5 mg
Boron (as boron amino acid chelate)3 mg
Lycopene [from LycoBeads® natural tomato extract (fruit)]1 mg
10 µgVitamin K
108 mgCalcium
8 mgIron
50 mgPhosphorus
2 mgCopper
Nutrients only in Life Extension Two-Per-Day Capsules
Dose: Adult
Selenium [as sodium selenite, SelenoExcell® high selenium yeast, Se-Methyl L-selenocysteine]200 µg
Inositol50 mg
Alpha lipoic acid25 mg
Natural mixed tocopherols (providing gamma, delta, alpha, beta)20 mg
Bio-Quercetin phytosome (providing 5mg quercetin [from Japanese sophora concentrate (flower bud)], phosphatidylcholine complex [from sunflower])15 mg
quercetin5 mg
Marigold extract (flower) [std. to11.12 mg
trans-lutein5 mg
trans-zeaxanthin ]155 µg
Apigenin5 mg
Boron (as boron amino acid chelate)3 mg
Lycopene [from LycoBeads® natural tomato extract (fruit)]1 mg
Nutrients only in Centrum Kids
Dose: Child
Vitamin K10 µg
Calcium108 mg
Iron8 mg
Phosphorus50 mg
Copper2 mg
Other ingredients
Life Extension Two-Per-Day CapsulesCentrum Kids
stearic acid, croscarmellose sodium, vegetable stearate, silica, aqueous film coating (purified water, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, glycerin), dicalcium phosphate, microcrystalline cellulose, maltodextrin.Sugar, Dibasic Calcium Phosphate, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Mannitol, Calcium Carbonate, Magnesium Oxide, Ascorbic Acid (Vit. C), Mono- and Di-glycerides, Pregelatinized Corn Starch, Stearic Acid, Maltodextrin, DL-alpha Tocopheryl Acetate (Vit. E). Contains <2% of: Aspartame**, Beta-Carotene, BHT (to preserve freshness), Biotin, Blue 2 Lake, Calcium Pantothenate, Carbonyl Iron, Carrageenan, Cholecalciferol (Vit. D3), Chromic Chloride, Citric Acid, Cupric Oxide, Cyanocobalamin (Vit. B12), Dextrose, Folic Acid, Gelatin, Guar Gum, Magnesium Stearate, Malic Acid, Manganese Sulfate, Modified Corn Starch, Natural and Artificial Flavors, Niacinamide, Phytonadione (Vit. K), Potassium Iodide, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vit. B6), Red 40 Lake, Riboflavin (Vit. B2), Silicon Dioxide, Sodium Molybdate, Thiamine Mononitrate (Vit. B1), Tocopherols (to preserve freshness), Vitamin A Acetate, Yellow 6 Lake, Zinc Oxide.

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