NOW Foods Kid Vits™ Berry Blast Chewables vs Trace Minerals Research, Kid’s Multi

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Complete nutritional comparison


Ingredient
NOW Foods Kid Vits™ Berry Blast Chewables(Daily Dose)Trace Minerals Research, Kid's Multi(Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (100% as Beta-Carotene)5000 IU2500 IU-50% ↓Vitamin A (as Palmitate)
Vitamin C (as Ascorbic Acid)60 mg250 mg317% ↑Vitamin C (as Ascorbic acid)
Vitamin D (as Ergocalciferol)200 IU950 IUVitamin 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 IU30 IU=Vitamin E (as d-a Tocopherol)
Thiamin (Vitamin B-1) (from Thiamin HCl)1.5 mg1.5 mg=Thiamin (Thamin HCl) (Vitamin B1)
Riboflavin (Vitamin B-2)1.7 mg1.5 mg-12% ↓Riboflavin (Vitamin B2)
Niacin (Vitamin B-3) (as Niacinamide)20 mg12 mg-40% ↓Niacin (Niacinamide) (Vitamin B3)
Vitamin B-6 (from Pyridoxine HCl)2 mg5 mg150% ↑Vitamin B6 (as Pyridoxine)
Folate (as Folic Acid)400 µg375 µgFolic acid
Both folate and folic acid are forms of vitamin B9.
Sources:
• "Small Molecule Pathway Database (SMPDB): Folate metabolism"
Genome Alberta, Genome British Columbia & Genome Canada
SMPDB: Folate Metabolism
• "Folate fact sheet for health professionals"
Office of Dietary Supplements - National Institutes of Health - USA
Folate fact sheet for Health Professionals
Vitamin B-12 (as Cyanocobalamin)6 µg9 µg50% ↑Vitamin B12 (as Cyanocobalamin)
Biotin300 µg70 µg-77% ↓Biotin
Pantothenic Acid (from Calcium Pantothenate)10 mg10 mg=Pantothenic Acid (Calcium pantothenate)
Calcium (from Cal. Citrate and Carbonate)20 mg
Iron (from Ferrous Bisglycinate) (Ferrochel )5 mg
Iodine (from Potassium Iodide)75 µg
Magnesium (from Magnesium Citrate)10 mg3 mg-70% ↓Magnesium (from ConcenTrace®)
Zinc (from Zinc Bisglycinate) (TRAACS®))3 mg5 mg67% ↑Zinc (as Gluconate)
Manganese (from Mang. Bisglycinate) (TRAACS®)0.1 mg2 mg1900% ↑Manganese (as Gluconate)
Chromium (from Chromium Picolinate)120 µg10 µg-92% ↓Chromium (as Polynicontinate)
Molybdenum (from Sodium Molybdate)75 µg
Potassium (from Potassum Chloride)5 mg5 mg=Potassium (as Citrate)
Choline (from Choline Bitartrate)2 mg3 mg50% ↑Choline (as Bitartrate)
Inositol2 mg3 mg50% ↑Inositol
PABA (Para-Aminobenzoic Acid)2 mg45 µg-98% ↓PABA (Para-aminobenzoic acid)
Lutein (from Marigold Flowers Extract) (Tagetes erecta) (FloraGLO®)500 µg
Lycopene (from Natural Tomato Extract)500 µg
20 µgSelenium (as Seleniomethionine)
75 mgChloride (from ConcenTrace®)
30 mgConcenTrace(R) trace mineral complex
5 mgSulfate (from ConcenTrace®)
35 µgBoron (from Concentrace®)
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
Iodine (from Potassium Iodide)75 µg
Molybdenum (from Sodium Molybdate)75 µg
Lutein (from Marigold Flowers Extract) (Tagetes erecta) (FloraGLO®)500 µg
Lycopene (from Natural Tomato Extract)500 µg
Nutrients only in Trace Minerals Research, Kid's Multi
Dose: Child
Selenium (as Seleniomethionine)20 µg
Chloride (from ConcenTrace®)75 mg
ConcenTrace(R) trace mineral complex30 mg
Sulfate (from ConcenTrace®)5 mg
Boron (from Concentrace®)35 µg
Other ingredients
NOW Foods Kid Vits™ Berry Blast ChewablesTrace Minerals Research, Kid's Multi
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.
Purified water, juice concentrate blend (pineapple, peach, pear), pure cane sugar, glycerine, natural flavor, xanthan gum, potassium sorbate, potassium benzoate, stevia leaf extract.

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