Pure Vegan, Advanced Vegan vs xtendlife Total Balance Children's

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Ingredient
Pure Vegan, Advanced Vegan (Daily Dose)xtendlife Total Balance Children's (Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Betatene® providing:158 mg
Vitamin A (as Alpha-Carotene & Beta-Carotene)12500 IU1000 IU-92% ↓Vitamin A (as Natural mixed carotenoids)
Lutein49 µg500 µg920% ↑Lutein
10 mg(from Aztec marigold flower)
Zeaxanthin49 µg100 µg104% ↑Zeaxanthin
2 mg(from Aztec marigold, flower)
Cryptoxanthin98 µg
Vitamin C (as Ascorbyl Palmitate & Ascorbic Acid)100 mg69 mg-31% ↓Vitamin C (from
40 mgCalcium ascorbate
50 mgPotassium ascorbate
20 mgAscorbyl palmitate)
Vitamin D (as Ergocalciferol)200 IU220 IU10% ↑Vitamin D (as Cholecalciferol)
Vitamin E (as d-Alpha Tocopherpl Acetate)200 IU15 IU-92% ↓Vitamin E
(as D-Alpha Tocopheryl Succinate from Vegetable/Soy Oils &
Tocotrienol/Tocopherol Complex (from African Oil Palm)) (1 mg = 1.21 IU)
Thiamine (Vitamin B1)50 mg1.2 mg-98% ↓Thiamin
3 mg(from Thiamin HCl)
Riboflavin (Vitamin B2)50 mg1 mg-98% ↓Riboflavin
1.9 mg(from Riboflavin-5-phosphate)
Niacinamide50 mg2.5 mg-95% ↓Niacinamide) [contained in: Niacin (from]
Pyridoxine HCL (Vitamin B6)50 mg1.6 mgVitamin B6
The body converts pyridoxine hcl to vitamin B6.
Sources:
• "Dietary Supplement Fact Sheet on Vitamin B6 for Health Professionals"
Office of Dietary Supplements - National Institutes of Health - USA
ODS - Dietary Supplement Fact Sheet - Vitamin B6
• "The three main forms of Vitamin B6. Its effect on nervous system function, red blood cell formation, niacin formation, hormone function, nucleic acid synthesis, the RDA, disease prevention and treatment, sources, supplements and safety."
by Jane Higdon, Ph.D and Victoria J. Drake, Ph.D, Linus Pauling Institute
LPI - Micro Nutrient Info Center - Vitamin B6
• "Vitamin B6 Metabolism: Pyridoxine, pyridoxal and pyridoxamine are all converted to pyridoxal-5-phosphate in the body which is the active form of B6. Zinc and magnesium also play a role."
SMPDB
Vitamin B6 metabolism
3 mg(from Pyridoxal-5-phosphate)
Folic Acid800 µg107 µg-87% ↓Folic Acid
Vitamin B12 (as Methylcobalamin)6 µg2 µg-67% ↓Vitamin B12 (as Cobamamide)
Biotin300 µg80 µg-73% ↓Biotin
Pantothenic Acid50 mg5 mg-90% ↓Pantothenic Acid
5.6 mg(from Calcium pantothenate)
Calcium (as Calcium Citrate & Bisglycinate)100 mg25 mg-75% ↓Calcium (from 50 mg of Calcium (Red Algae (Lithothamnium species),
24 mgDicalcium Phosphate
40 mgCalcium Ascorbate
5.6 mgCalcium Panthothenate)
Iodine (as Potassium Iodide)150 µg150 µg=Iodine
197 µg(from Potassium iodide)
Magnesium (as Magnesium Citrate, Alpha Ketogluturate, & Oxide)150 mg32 mg-79% ↓Magnesium (from
100 mgMagnesium Citrate
38 mgMagnesium Stearate)
Zinc (as Zinc Amino Acid Chelate)10 mg2.2 mg-78% ↓Zinc
7 mg(from Zinc citrate)
Selenium (as L-Selenomethionine)200 µg40 µg-80% ↓Selenium
100 µg(from L-Selenomethionine)
Copper (as Copper Gluconate)2 mg0.06 mg-97% ↓Copper
0.47 mg(from Copper gluconate)
Manganese (as Manganese Citrate)2 mg0.58 mg-71% ↓Manganese
2 mg(from Manganese citrate)
Chromium (as Chromium Picolinate)200 µg44 µg-78% ↓Chromium
367 µgChromium Picolinate)
Molybdenum (as Molybdenum Chelate)75 µg12 µg-84% ↓Molybdenum
120 µg(from Molybdenum Glycinate)
Potassium (as Potassium Aspartate, Alpha Ketoglutarate, & Citrate)99 mg
Alpha Lipoic Acid5 mg9.9 mg98% ↑Alpha Lipoic Acid
L-Carnitine Tartrate100 mg9.8 mgReduced Glutathione
Levocarnitine tartrate contains L-carnitine. Both L-carnitine and L-glutathione are forms of amino acid.
Sources:
• "PubChem: Glutathione - Compound Summary (CID: 124886)"
National Center for Biotechnology Information - USA
PubChem: Glutathione - Compound Summary
• "PubChem - Levocarnitine Compound Summary"
National Center for Biotechnology Information
Pubchem: Levocarnitine - Compound Summary
• "PubChem - Levocarnitine Tartrate Compound Summary"
National Center for Biotechnology Information
National Center for Biotechnology Information. PubChem Database. Levocarnitine tartrate, CID=70700026 (accessed on Jan. 6, 2020)
Choline50 mg19 mgCholine bitartrate
Choline bitartrate contains choline.
Sources:
• "Tool for calculating molecular weights"
by webqc.org, webqc.org
Web QC - Molecular Weight Calculation Tool
Inositol50 mg14 mg-72% ↓Inositol
Quercetin10 mg14 mgMyricetin
Both quercetin and myricetin are forms of flavonol.
Sources:
• "Flavonoids, classification, metabolism and bioavailability, biological activities, disease prevention, supplements, safety, drug and nutrient interactions. Classifications include anthocyanidins, flavanols, flavanones, flavonols, flavones and isolflavones."
by Jane Higdon, Ph.D and Victoria J. Drake, Ph.D, Christopher Bates, D.Phil, Linus Pauling Institute
LPI - Micro Nutrient Info Center - Flavonoids
20 mg(from Myrica cerifera (Bayberry), leaf)
Grapeseed Extract 95%5 mg12 mg140% ↑Grape Seed Extract (from Vitis vinifera Seed)
Comparison figures for extracts, concentrates and complexes should not be relied on. The original ingredients and extraction processes may differ widely.
(providing at least 450mg/g phenolics)
PABA (Para Aminobenzoic Acid)25 mg5 mg-80% ↓PABA (p-Aminobenzoic Acid)
Lycopene3 mg180 µg-94% ↓Lycopene
900 µg(from Tomato extract)
Boron (as Boron Citrate)2 mg100 µg-95% ↓Boron
2 mg(from Boron citrate)
4.6 mgNiacin (from [some ingredients are matched elsewhere]
2.5 mgNicotinic acid
50 mgAloe Vera (from Aloe barbadensis, leaf juice powder) (equivalent to 10,000 mg of Aloe Leaf Juice)
50 mgBlack Cumin Extract (from Nigella sativa, seed) (equivalent to 200mg of Black Cumin Seeds)
50 mgGreen Tea Extract (from Camellia sinensis, leaf)
36.5 mg(providing catechins)
50 mgMilk Thistle Extract (from Silybum marianum, seed)
40 mg(providing 40 mg of Silymarins)
50 mgSoy lecithin (a source of Phosphatidyl choline)
50 mgTumeric extract (from Curcuma longa, root)
47.5 mg(providing curcuminoids)
49 mgN-Acetyl L-Cysteine
49 mgTaurine
35 mgBeta Glucan (from yeast)
25 mgL-Arginine HCL
25 mgBilberry Extract (from Vaccinum myrtillus Fruit)
6.25 mg(providing anthoycyanins)
25 mgDimethylglycine HCL
25 mgGinger Extract (Zingiber officinale, root)
1.25 mg(providing Gingerols)
25 mgL-Tyrosine
24 mgL-Lysine HCL
24 mgL-Methionine
20 mgBacopa Extract (from Bacopa monnieri, leaf)
6 mg(providing Bacosides)
20 mgMSM (Methylsulfonyl Methane)
20 mgOlive Leaf Extract (from Olea europea leaf)
3 mg(providing Oleuropein)
20 mgPapain (from Carica papaya (Papaya) Fruit Latex)
19 mgBetain HCl
19 mgL-Cysteine
18 mgHesperidin (from Citrus aurantium (Bitter Orange) Fruit)
15 mgL-Proline
14 mgL-Ornithine HCL
11 mgTea Polysaccharides Extract
50 mgCamellia sinensis Leaf)
10 mgAmylase (from Fermentation of Aspergillus oryzae)
10 mgBromelain (from Pineapple Stem)
10 mgGuggul Gum Extract (from Commiphora mukul, gum exudate) (a source of guggulsterones)
10 mgMineral sea salts (providing trace elements including Rubidium, Strontium & Tungsten)
10 mgMasson Pine Bark Extract (from Pinus massoniana Bark)
9.9 mgRNA (Ribonucleic Acid, from Yeast)
9.9 mgN-acetyl Glucosamine (from Crustacean shells)
9.9 mgL-Carnosine
9.9 mgL-Glutamine
9 mgLuteolin (from Arachis hypogaea (Peanut) shell)
8 mgHorsetail Extract (from Equisetum arvense Leaf & Stem)
5 mgAlfafa Extract (from Medicago sativa Leaf & stem) equivalent to 60mg fresh alfafa)
5 mgSAMe
9.5 mg(from S-Adenoslymethionine Tosylate)
6 mgLipase (from fermentation of Aspergillus niger)
5 mgTrans-resveratrol
10 mg(from Polygonum cuspidatum (Japanese Knotweed) Extract Root
4.7 mgPiperine (from Piper nigrum (Black Pepper) Fruit Extract)
4 mgPhosphatidyl L-Serine
20 mg(from Soybean)
2.9 mgCoenzyme Q-10
1.9 mgRutin (from Japanese Sophora Bud)
1.6 mgPolicosanol
1.7 mg(from Sugar cane)
1 mgATP (Adenosine Triphosphate from Yeast)
382 µgTocotrienol/Tocopherol Complex (from
2 mgTocomin® from African Oil Palm)
372 µgAstaxanthin
11.7 mgHaematococcus Pluvialis)

Nutrients exclusive to Pure Vegan, Advanced Vegan

Dose: Adult
Betatene® providing:158 mg
Cryptoxanthin98 µg
Potassium (as Potassium Aspartate, Alpha Ketoglutarate, & Citrate)99 mg

Nutrients exclusive to xtendlife Total Balance Children's

Dose: Child
Niacin (from [some ingredients are matched elsewhere]4.6 mg
Nicotinic acid2.5 mg
Aloe Vera (from Aloe barbadensis, leaf juice powder) (equivalent to 10,000 mg of Aloe Leaf Juice)50 mg
Black Cumin Extract (from Nigella sativa, seed) (equivalent to 200mg of Black Cumin Seeds)50 mg
Green Tea Extract (from Camellia sinensis, leaf)50 mg
(providing catechins)36.5 mg
Milk Thistle Extract (from Silybum marianum, seed)50 mg
(providing 40 mg of Silymarins)40 mg
Soy lecithin (a source of Phosphatidyl choline)50 mg
Tumeric extract (from Curcuma longa, root)50 mg
(providing curcuminoids)47.5 mg
N-Acetyl L-Cysteine49 mg
Taurine49 mg
Beta Glucan (from yeast)35 mg
L-Arginine HCL25 mg
Bilberry Extract (from Vaccinum myrtillus Fruit)25 mg
(providing anthoycyanins)6.25 mg
Dimethylglycine HCL25 mg
Ginger Extract (Zingiber officinale, root)25 mg
(providing Gingerols)1.25 mg
L-Tyrosine25 mg
L-Lysine HCL24 mg
L-Methionine24 mg
Bacopa Extract (from Bacopa monnieri, leaf)20 mg
(providing Bacosides)6 mg
MSM (Methylsulfonyl Methane)20 mg
Olive Leaf Extract (from Olea europea leaf)20 mg
(providing Oleuropein)3 mg
Papain (from Carica papaya (Papaya) Fruit Latex)20 mg
Betain HCl19 mg
L-Cysteine19 mg
Hesperidin (from Citrus aurantium (Bitter Orange) Fruit)18 mg
L-Proline15 mg
L-Ornithine HCL14 mg
Tea Polysaccharides Extract11 mg
Camellia sinensis Leaf)50 mg
Amylase (from Fermentation of Aspergillus oryzae)10 mg
Bromelain (from Pineapple Stem)10 mg
Guggul Gum Extract (from Commiphora mukul, gum exudate) (a source of guggulsterones)10 mg
Mineral sea salts (providing trace elements including Rubidium, Strontium & Tungsten)10 mg
Masson Pine Bark Extract (from Pinus massoniana Bark)10 mg
RNA (Ribonucleic Acid, from Yeast)9.9 mg
N-acetyl Glucosamine (from Crustacean shells)9.9 mg
L-Carnosine9.9 mg
L-Glutamine9.9 mg
Luteolin (from Arachis hypogaea (Peanut) shell)9 mg
Horsetail Extract (from Equisetum arvense Leaf & Stem)8 mg
Alfafa Extract (from Medicago sativa Leaf & stem) equivalent to 60mg fresh alfafa)5 mg
SAMe5 mg
(from S-Adenoslymethionine Tosylate)9.5 mg
Lipase (from fermentation of Aspergillus niger)6 mg
Trans-resveratrol5 mg
(from Polygonum cuspidatum (Japanese Knotweed) Extract Root10 mg
Piperine (from Piper nigrum (Black Pepper) Fruit Extract)4.7 mg
Phosphatidyl L-Serine4 mg
(from Soybean)20 mg
Coenzyme Q-102.9 mg
Rutin (from Japanese Sophora Bud)1.9 mg
Policosanol1.6 mg
(from Sugar cane)1.7 mg
ATP (Adenosine Triphosphate from Yeast)1 mg
Tocotrienol/Tocopherol Complex (from382 µg
Tocomin® from African Oil Palm)2 mg
Astaxanthin372 µg
Haematococcus Pluvialis)11.7 mg

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