Life Extension Two-Per-Day Capsules vs NOW Foods Kid Vits™ Berry Blast Chewables

All of the differences set out neatly so that you can make a choice between them.

Complete nutritional comparison


Ingredient
Life Extension Two-Per-Day Capsules(Daily Dose)NOW Foods Kid Vits™ Berry Blast Chewables(Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (as beta-carotene, acetate) (5,000 IU)1500 µg5000 IU?Vitamin A (100% as Beta-Carotene)
Vitamin C (as ascorbic acid, calcium and niacinamide ascorbates)470 mg60 mg-87% ↓Vitamin C (as Ascorbic Acid)
Vitamin D3 (as cholecalciferol) (2,000 IU)50 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, D-alpha tocopherol)67 mg30 IU?Vitamin E (as d-alpha Tocopheryl Succinate)
Thiamine (vitamin B1) (as thiamine HCI)75 mg1.5 mg-98% ↓Thiamin (Vitamin B-1) (from Thiamin HCl)
Riboflavin (vitamin B2) (as riboflavin, riboflavin 5’-phosphate)50 mg1.7 mg-97% ↓Riboflavin (Vitamin B-2)
Niacin (as niacinamide, niacinamide ascorbate)50 mg20 mg-60% ↓Niacin (Vitamin B-3) (as Niacinamide)
Vitamin B6 (as pyridoxine HCI, pyridoxal 5’-phosphate)75 mg2 mg-97% ↓Vitamin B-6 (from Pyridoxine HCl)
Folate (as L-5-methyltetrahydrofolate calcium salt)400 µg400 µg=Folate (as Folic Acid)
Vitamin B12 (as methylcobalamin)300 µg6 µg-98% ↓Vitamin B-12 (as Cyanocobalamin)
Biotin300 µg300 µg=Biotin
Pantothenic acid (as D-calcium pantothenate)50 mg10 mg-80% ↓Pantothenic Acid (from Calcium Pantothenate)
Iodine (as potassium iodide)150 µg75 µg-50% ↓Iodine (from Potassium Iodide)
Magnesium (as magnesium oxide)100 mg10 mg-90% ↓Magnesium (from Magnesium Citrate)
Zinc (as zinc citrate, L-OptiZinc® zinc mono-L-methionine sulfate)25 mg3 mg-88% ↓Zinc (from Zinc Bisglycinate) (TRAACS®))
Selenium [as sodium selenite, SelenoExcell® high selenium yeast, Se-Methyl L-selenocysteine]200 µg
Manganese (as manganese citrate, gluconate)2 mg0.1 mg-95% ↓Manganese (from Mang. Bisglycinate) (TRAACS®)
Chromium [as Crominex® 3+ chromium stabilized with Capros® amla extract (fruit) and PrimaVie® Shilajit]200 µg120 µg-40% ↓Chromium (from Chromium Picolinate)
Molybdenum (as molybdenum amino acid chelate)100 µg75 µg-25% ↓Molybdenum (from Sodium Molybdate)
Inositol50 mg2 mg-96% ↓Inositol
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 mg500 µg-90% ↓Lutein (from Marigold Flowers Extract) (Tagetes erecta) (FloraGLO®)
trans-zeaxanthin ]155 µg
Apigenin5 mg
Boron (as boron amino acid chelate)3 mg
Lycopene [from LycoBeads® natural tomato extract (fruit)]1 mg500 µg-50% ↓Lycopene (from Natural Tomato Extract)
20 mgCalcium (from Cal. Citrate and Carbonate)
5 mgIron (from Ferrous Bisglycinate) (Ferrochel )
5 mgPotassium (from Potassum Chloride)
2 mgCholine (from Choline Bitartrate)
2 mgPABA (Para-Aminobenzoic Acid)
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
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-zeaxanthin ]155 µg
Apigenin5 mg
Boron (as boron amino acid chelate)3 mg
Nutrients only in NOW Foods Kid Vits™ Berry Blast Chewables
Dose: Child
Calcium (from Cal. Citrate and Carbonate)20 mg
Iron (from Ferrous Bisglycinate) (Ferrochel )5 mg
Potassium (from Potassum Chloride)5 mg
Choline (from Choline Bitartrate)2 mg
PABA (Para-Aminobenzoic Acid)2 mg
Other ingredients
Life Extension Two-Per-Day CapsulesNOW Foods Kid Vits™ Berry Blast Chewables
stearic acid, croscarmellose sodium, vegetable stearate, silica, aqueous film coating (purified water, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, glycerin), dicalcium phosphate, microcrystalline cellulose, maltodextrin.Xylitol, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Hydroxypropyl Cellulose, Coconut Oil Powder, Stearic Acid (vegetable source), Beet Powder, Xanthan Gum, Natural Flavors, Malic Acid, Silicon Dioxide, Magnesium Stearate (vegetable source), Organic Stevia Leaf Extract (Enzyme-Modified Steviol Glycosides) and Stevia Leaf Extract (Rebaudioside A).

Contains soy and coconut oil powder.

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

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