Pure Synergy, Organic Multi Vita•Min vs Centrum Kids

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

Complete nutritional comparison


Ingredient
Pure Synergy, Organic Multi Vita•Min(Daily Dose)Centrum Kids(Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (100% as beta carotene)10000 IU3500 IU-65% ↓Vitamin A (29% as Beta-Carotene)
Vitamin C120 mg60 mg-50% ↓Vitamin C
Vitamin D32000 IU400 IUVitamin D
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 E60 IU30 IU-50% ↓Vitamin E
Vitamin K160 µg10 µg-94% ↓Vitamin K
K1140 µg
K220 µg
Thiamin (B1)3 mg1.5 mg-50% ↓Thiamin
Riboflavin (B2)3.4 mg1.7 mg-50% ↓Riboflavin
Niacinamide40 mg20 mgNiacin
Niacinamide is a form of vitamin B3. Niacin is also called vitamin B3.
Sources:
• "Niacin and nicotinamide. What is it? How effective is it? How does it work? Are there safety concerns? Are there interactions with other medications or herb and supplements?"
Medline Plus
Medline Plus: Niacin and niacinamide (Vitamin B3)
• "Small Molecule Pathway Database (SMPDB): Nicotinate and Nicotinamide Metabolism (homosapiens)"
Genome Alberta & Genome Canada
SMPDB: Nicotinate and Nicotinamide Metabolism
• "Recommendations for niacin dosage by life stage and gender"
National Health and Medical Research Council - Australia, Ministry of Health - New Zealand
Niacin - Nutrient Reference Values Australia and New Zealand
Vitamin B64 mg2 mg-50% ↓Vitamin B6
Folate800 µg400 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 B1212 µg6 µg-50% ↓Vitamin B12
Biotin600 µg45 µg-92% ↓Biotin
Pantothenic Acid20 mg10 mg-50% ↓Pantothenic Acid
Iodine150 µg150 µg=Iodine
Zinc15 mg15 mg=Zinc
Selenium70 µg
Copper2 mg2 mg=Copper
Manganese2 mg1 mg-50% ↓Manganese
Chromium (GTF)120 µg20 µg-83% ↓Chromium
Molybdenum75 µg20 µg-73% ↓Molybdenum
108 mgCalcium
18 mgIron
50 mgPhosphorus
40 mgMagnesium
Nutrients only in Pure Synergy, Organic Multi Vita•Min
Dose: Adult
Selenium70 µg
Nutrients only in Centrum Kids
Dose: Child
Calcium108 mg
Iron18 mg
Phosphorus50 mg
Magnesium40 mg
Other ingredients
Pure Synergy, Organic Multi Vita•MinCentrum Kids
organic barley grass; organic gum acacia; organic vegetable tablet coating.
Contains fermented soy.
Gluten, Dairy, Additive and GMO free.
Sucrose, Dibasic Calcium Phosphate, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Mannitol (wheat), Calcium Carbonate, Ascorbic Acid (Vit. C), Magnesium Oxide, Pregelatinized Corn Starch, Mono­ and Di­glycerides, Stearic Acid (soybean), Maltodextrin. Contains < 2% of: Aspartame, Beta­Carotene, BHT (to retard oxidation), Biotin, Blue 2 Lake, Calcium Pantothenate, Carbonyl Iron, Carrageenan, Cholecalciferol (Vit. D3), Chromic Chloride, Citric Acid, Cupric Oxide, Cyanocobalamin (Vit. B12), Dextrose, dl­Alpha Tocopheryl Acetate (Vit. E), Folic Acid, Gelatin, Guar Gum, Lactose (milk), Magnesium Stearate, Malic Acid, Manganese Sulfate, Modified Corn Starch, Natural and Artificial Flavors, Niacinamide, Phytonadione (Vit. K), Potassium Iodide, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vit. B6), Red 40 Lake, Riboflavin (Vit. B2), Silicon Dioxide, Sodium Molybdate, Thiamine Mononitrate (Vit. B1), Tocopherols (to retard oxidation), Vanillin, Vitamin A Acetate, Yellow 6 Lake, Zinc Oxide. Contains: Milk, Soybean, heat.

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