Life Extension Two-Per-Day Capsules vs Thorne Research, Children’s Basic Nutrients

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Ingredient
Life Extension Two-Per-Day Capsules(Daily Dose)Thorne Research, Children's Basic Nutrients(Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (as beta-carotene, acetate) (5,000 IU)1500 µg787.2 µg-48% ↓Vitamin A (from
562.2 µgBeta Carotene and
225 µgPalmitate)
Vitamin C (as ascorbic acid, calcium and niacinamide ascorbates)470 mg250 mg-47% ↓Vitamin C (as Ascorbic Acid)
Vitamin D3 (as cholecalciferol) (2,000 IU)50 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, D-alpha tocopherol)67 mg80.4 µg-100% ↓Vitamin E (as d-Alpha Tocopheryl)
Thiamine (vitamin B1) (as thiamine HCI)75 mg12 mg-84% ↓Thiamin (as Thiamin HCL)
Riboflavin (vitamin B2) (as riboflavin, riboflavin 5’-phosphate)50 mg3.3 mg-93% ↓Riboflavin (as Riboflavin 5'-Phosphate Sodium)
Niacin (as niacinamide, niacinamide ascorbate)50 mg49 mg-2% ↓Niacin (as 9 mg Niacin and
40 mgNiacinamide)
Vitamin B6 (as pyridoxine HCI, pyridoxal 5’-phosphate)75 mg3 mg-96% ↓Vitamin B6 (as Pyridoxal 5'-Phosphate)
Folate (as L-5-methyltetrahydrofolate calcium salt)400 µg666.7 µg67% ↑Folate (as
200 µgCalcium Folinate and
200 µgL-5-Methyltetrahydrofolate from L-5-Methyltetrahydrofolic Acid, Glucosamine Salt)
Vitamin B12 (as methylcobalamin)300 µg135 µg-55% ↓Vitamin B12 (as
67.5 µgAdenosylcobalamin and
67.5 µgMethylcobalamin)
Biotin300 µg120 µg-60% ↓Biotin
Pantothenic acid (as D-calcium pantothenate)50 mg124 mg148% ↑Pantothenic Acid (as Calcium Pantothenate)
Iodine (as potassium iodide)150 µg67.5 µg-55% ↓Iodine (as Potassium Iodide)
Magnesium (as magnesium oxide)100 mg45 mg-55% ↓Magnesium (as
22.5 mgMagnesium Citrate and
22.5 mgMagnesium Malate)
Zinc (as zinc citrate, L-OptiZinc® zinc mono-L-methionine sulfate)25 mg4.5 mg-82% ↓Zinc (as Zinc Picolinate)
Selenium [as sodium selenite, SelenoExcell® high selenium yeast, Se-Methyl L-selenocysteine]200 µg60 µg-70% ↓Selenium (as L-Selenomethionine)
Manganese (as manganese citrate, gluconate)2 mg1.8 mg-10% ↓Manganese (as Manganese Picolinate)
Chromium [as Crominex® 3+ chromium stabilized with Capros® amla extract (fruit) and PrimaVie® Shilajit]200 µg60 µg-70% ↓Chromium (as TRAACS® Chromium Nicotinate Glycinate Chelate)
Molybdenum (as molybdenum amino acid chelate)100 µg30 µg-70% ↓Molybdenum (as TRAACS® Molybdenum Glycinate Chelate)
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 mg36 µg-99% ↓Lutein (from Aztec Marigold extract (flower) (Tagetes erecta))
trans-zeaxanthin ]155 µg
Apigenin5 mg
Boron (as boron amino acid chelate)3 mg900 µg-70% ↓Boron (as Boronorganic™ Boron Glycinate Complex)
Lycopene [from LycoBeads® natural tomato extract (fruit)]1 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)
Nutrients only in Life Extension Two-Per-Day Capsules
Dose: Adult
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-zeaxanthin ]155 µg
Apigenin5 mg
Lycopene [from LycoBeads® natural tomato extract (fruit)]1 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
Other ingredients
Life Extension Two-Per-Day CapsulesThorne Research, Children's Basic Nutrients
stearic acid, croscarmellose sodium, vegetable stearate, silica, aqueous film coating (purified water, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, glycerin), dicalcium phosphate, microcrystalline cellulose, maltodextrin.Hypromellose (derived from cellulose) capsule, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Calcium Laurate, Silicon Dioxide

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