NOW Foods Kid Vits™ Berry Blast Chewables vs Life Extension Children’s Formula
All of the differences set out neatly so that you can make a choice between them.
Complete nutritional comparison
|NOW Foods Kid Vits™ Berry Blast Chewables(Daily Dose)||Life Extension Children's Formula(Daily Dose)|
|Vitamin A (100% as Beta-Carotene)||5000 IU||1050 µg||?||Vitamin A (as beta-carotene)|
|Vitamin C (as Ascorbic Acid)||60 mg||120 mg||100% ↑||Vitamin C (as ascorbic acid)|
|Vitamin D (as Ergocalciferol)||200 IU||10 µg||Vitamin D3 (as cholecalciferol)|
Vitamin D3 is a form of vitamin D.
• "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)||30 IU||20.1 mg||?||Vitamin E (as D-alpha tocopheryl succinate)|
|Thiamin (Vitamin B-1) (from Thiamin HCl)||1.5 mg||3 mg||100% ↑||Thiamine (Vitamin B1) (as thiamine mononitrate)|
|Riboflavin (Vitamin B-2)||1.7 mg||1.7 mg||=||Riboflavin (Vitamin B2)|
|Niacin (Vitamin B-3) (as Niacinamide)||20 mg||20 mg||=||Niacin (Vitamin B3) (as niacinamide)|
|Vitamin B-6 (from Pyridoxine HCl)||2 mg||2 mg||=||Vitamin B6 (as pyridoxine HCI)|
|Folate (as Folic Acid)||400 µg||265 µg||-34% ↓||Folate (as folic acid, L-5-methyltetrahydrofolate calcium salt)|
|Vitamin B-12 (as Cyanocobalamin)||6 µg||6 µg||=||Vitamin B12 (as cyanocobalamin)|
|Biotin||300 µg||300 µg||=||Biotin|
|Pantothenic Acid (from Calcium Pantothenate)||10 mg||10 mg||=||Pantothenic acid (as D-calcium pantothenate)|
|Calcium (from Cal. Citrate and Carbonate)||20 mg||↓|
|Iron (from Ferrous Bisglycinate) (Ferrochel )||5 mg||↓|
|Iodine (from Potassium Iodide)||75 µg||150 µg||100% ↑||Iodine (as potassium iodide)|
|Magnesium (from Magnesium Citrate)||10 mg||50 mg||400% ↑||Magnesium (as magnesium oxide)|
|Zinc (from Zinc Bisglycinate) (TRAACS®))||3 mg||10 mg||233% ↑||Zinc (as TRAACS® zinc bisglycinate chelate)|
|Manganese (from Mang. Bisglycinate) (TRAACS®)||0.1 mg||↓|
|Chromium (from Chromium Picolinate)||120 µg||↓|
|Molybdenum (from Sodium Molybdate)||75 µg||20 µg||-73% ↓||Molybdenum (as TRAACS® molybdenum glycinate chelate)|
|Potassium (from Potassum Chloride)||5 mg||10 mg||100% ↑||Potassium (as potassium citrate)|
|Choline (from Choline Bitartrate)||2 mg||↓|
|Inositol||2 mg||10 mg||400% ↑||Inositol|
|PABA (Para-Aminobenzoic Acid)||2 mg||↓|
|Lutein (from Marigold Flowers Extract) (Tagetes erecta) (FloraGLO®)||500 µg||5 mg||900% ↑||trans-lutein [contained in: Marigold extract (flowers) [std. to]|
|Lycopene (from Natural Tomato Extract)||500 µg||↓|
|25 µg||↑||Selenium (as L-selenomethionine)|
|11.2 mg||↑||Marigold extract (flowers) [std. to [some ingredients are matched elsewhere]|
|155 µg||↑||trans-zeaxanthin ]|
|1 mg||↑||Coenzyme Q10|
Nutrients only in NOW Foods Kid Vits™ Berry Blast Chewables
|Calcium (from Cal. Citrate and Carbonate)||20 mg|
|Iron (from Ferrous Bisglycinate) (Ferrochel )||5 mg|
|Manganese (from Mang. Bisglycinate) (TRAACS®)||0.1 mg|
|Chromium (from Chromium Picolinate)||120 µg|
|Choline (from Choline Bitartrate)||2 mg|
|PABA (Para-Aminobenzoic Acid)||2 mg|
|Lycopene (from Natural Tomato Extract)||500 µg|
Nutrients only in Life Extension Children's Formula
|Selenium (as L-selenomethionine)||25 µg|
|Marigold extract (flowers) [std. to [some ingredients are matched elsewhere]||11.2 mg|
|trans-zeaxanthin ]||155 µg|
|Coenzyme Q10||1 mg|
|NOW Foods Kid Vits™ Berry Blast Chewables||Life Extension Children's Formula|
|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.
|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.|