NOW Foods Liquid Multi Gels vs Thorne Research, Children’s Basic Nutrients

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

Complete nutritional comparison


Ingredient
NOW Foods Liquid Multi Gels(Daily Dose)Thorne Research, Children's Basic Nutrients(Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (10000 IU787.2 µg?Vitamin A (from
60% as Beta-Carotene and562.2 µgBeta Carotene and
40% as Retinyl Palmitate)
225 µgPalmitate)
Vitamin C (as Ascorbic Acid)300 mg250 mg-17% ↓Vitamin C (as Ascorbic Acid)
Vitamin D (as Cholecalciferol)400 IU10 µg?Vitamin D (as Vitamin D3 400 IU)
Vitamin E (as d-alpha Tocopherol)400 IU80.4 µg?Vitamin E (as d-Alpha Tocopheryl)
Thiamin (from Thiamin HCl) (Vitamin B-1)50 mg12 mg-76% ↓Thiamin (as Thiamin HCL)
Riboflavin (Vitamin B-2)25 mg3.3 mg-87% ↓Riboflavin (as Riboflavin 5'-Phosphate Sodium)
Niacin (as Niacinamide) (Vitamin B-3)50 mg49 mg-2% ↓Niacin (as 9 mg Niacin and
40 mgNiacinamide)
Vitamin B-6 (from Pyridoxine HCl)50 mg3 mg-94% ↓Vitamin B6 (as Pyridoxal 5'-Phosphate)
Folic Acid800 µg666.7 µgFolate (as
Both folic acid and folate 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
200 µgCalcium Folinate and
200 µgL-5-Methyltetrahydrofolate from L-5-Methyltetrahydrofolic Acid, Glucosamine Salt)
Vitamin B-12 (as Cyanocobalamin)100 µg135 µg35% ↑Vitamin B12 (as
67.5 µgAdenosylcobalamin and
67.5 µgMethylcobalamin)
Biotin300 µg120 µg-60% ↓Biotin
Pantothenic Acid (from Calcium Pantothenate)50 mg124 mg148% ↑Pantothenic Acid (as Calcium Pantothenate)
Calcium (from Calcium Carbonate, Calcium Citrate and Calcium Amino Acid Chelate)100 mg69 mg-31% ↓Calcium (as
34.5 mgCalcium Citrate and
34.5 mgCalcium Malate)
Iron (from Ferrochel® Bisglycinate Amino Acid Chelate)9 mg4.5 mg-50% ↓Iron (as Iron Picolinate)
Iodine (from Potassium Iodide)150 µg67.5 µg-55% ↓Iodine (as Potassium Iodide)
Magnesium (from Magnesium Oxide and Magnesium Citrate)100 mg45 mg-55% ↓Magnesium (as
22.5 mgMagnesium Citrate and
22.5 mgMagnesium Malate)
Zinc (from Amino Acid Chelate)15 mg4.5 mg-70% ↓Zinc (as Zinc Picolinate)
Selenium (from L-Selenomethionine)70 µg60 µg-14% ↓Selenium (as L-Selenomethionine)
Copper (from Amino Acid Chelate)1 mg450 µg-55% ↓Copper (as Copper Picolinate)
Manganese (from Amino Acid Chelate)2 mg1.8 mg-10% ↓Manganese (as Manganese Picolinate)
Chromium (from Amino Acid Chelate)120 µg60 µg-50% ↓Chromium (as TRAACS® Chromium Nicotinate Glycinate Chelate)
Molybdenum (from Sodium Molybdate)25 µg30 µg20% ↑Molybdenum (as TRAACS® Molybdenum Glycinate Chelate)
Potassium (from Potassium Chloride)25 mg
Organic Flaxseed Oil (Linum usitatissimum)800 mg
Alpha Lipoic Acid30 mg
PABA (Para-Aminobenzoic Acid)50 mg
Inositol25 mg
Boron (from Boron Citrate)500 µg900 µg80% ↑Boron (as Boronorganic™ Boron Glycinate Complex)
Lutein (from Marigold Extract)250 µg36 µg-86% ↓Lutein (from Aztec Marigold extract (flower) (Tagetes erecta))
Lycopene (from Natural Tomato Extract)250 µg
Vanadium (from Vanadyl Sulfate)25 µg
30 µgVitamin K (as Vitamin K1)
11 mgCholine (as Choline Citrate)
Nutrients only in NOW Foods Liquid Multi Gels
Dose: Adult
Potassium (from Potassium Chloride)25 mg
Organic Flaxseed Oil (Linum usitatissimum)800 mg
Alpha Lipoic Acid30 mg
PABA (Para-Aminobenzoic Acid)50 mg
Inositol25 mg
Lycopene (from Natural Tomato Extract)250 µg
Vanadium (from Vanadyl Sulfate)25 µg
Nutrients only in Thorne Research, Children's Basic Nutrients
Dose: Child
Vitamin K (as Vitamin K1)30 µg
Choline (as Choline Citrate)11 mg
Other ingredients
NOW Foods Liquid Multi GelsThorne Research, Children's Basic Nutrients
Softgel Capsule (bovine gelatin, glycerin, water, carob), Beeswax, Soy Lecithin and Natural Vanilla Extract.

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

Iron Ferrochel® is a registered trademark of Albion Labs.
Hypromellose (derived from cellulose) capsule, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Calcium Laurate, Silicon Dioxide

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