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


Ingredient
NOW Foods Kid Vits™ Berry Blast Chewables(Daily Dose)Life Extension Children's Formula(Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (100% as Beta-Carotene)5000 IU1050 µg?Vitamin A (as beta-carotene)
Vitamin C (as Ascorbic Acid)60 mg120 mg100% ↑Vitamin C (as ascorbic acid)
Vitamin D (as Ergocalciferol)200 IU10 µgVitamin D3 (as cholecalciferol)
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)30 IU20.1 mg?Vitamin E (as D-alpha tocopheryl succinate)
Thiamin (Vitamin B-1) (from Thiamin HCl)1.5 mg3 mg100% ↑Thiamine (Vitamin B1) (as thiamine mononitrate)
Riboflavin (Vitamin B-2)1.7 mg1.7 mg=Riboflavin (Vitamin B2)
Niacin (Vitamin B-3) (as Niacinamide)20 mg20 mg=Niacin (Vitamin B3) (as niacinamide)
Vitamin B-6 (from Pyridoxine HCl)2 mg2 mg=Vitamin B6 (as pyridoxine HCI)
Folate (as Folic Acid)400 µg265 µg-34% ↓Folate (as folic acid, L-5-methyltetrahydrofolate calcium salt)
Vitamin B-12 (as Cyanocobalamin)6 µg6 µg=Vitamin B12 (as cyanocobalamin)
Biotin300 µg300 µg=Biotin
Pantothenic Acid (from Calcium Pantothenate)10 mg10 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 µg150 µg100% ↑Iodine (as potassium iodide)
Magnesium (from Magnesium Citrate)10 mg50 mg400% ↑Magnesium (as magnesium oxide)
Zinc (from Zinc Bisglycinate) (TRAACS®))3 mg10 mg233% ↑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 µg20 µg-73% ↓Molybdenum (as TRAACS® molybdenum glycinate chelate)
Potassium (from Potassum Chloride)5 mg10 mg100% ↑Potassium (as potassium citrate)
Choline (from Choline Bitartrate)2 mg
Inositol2 mg10 mg400% ↑Inositol
PABA (Para-Aminobenzoic Acid)2 mg
Lutein (from Marigold Flowers Extract) (Tagetes erecta) (FloraGLO®)500 µg5 mg900% ↑trans-lutein [contained in: Marigold extract (flowers) [std. to]
Lycopene (from Natural Tomato Extract)500 µg
25 µgSelenium (as L-selenomethionine)
11.2 mgMarigold extract (flowers) [std. to [some ingredients are matched elsewhere]
155 µgtrans-zeaxanthin ]
1 mgCoenzyme Q10
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
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
Dose: Child
Selenium (as L-selenomethionine)25 µg
Marigold extract (flowers) [std. to [some ingredients are matched elsewhere]11.2 mg
trans-zeaxanthin ]155 µg
Coenzyme Q101 mg
Other ingredients
NOW Foods Kid Vits™ Berry Blast ChewablesLife 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.
Contains soybeans.

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