Swanson Kids Multivitamin Gummies vs xtendlife Multi-xtra

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Ingredient
Swanson Kids Multivitamin Gummies (Daily Dose)xtendlife Multi-xtra (Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (as retinyl acetate)400 mcg RAE5000 IU275% ↑Vitamin A (as Natural Mixed Carotenoids)
Vitamin C (as ascorbic acid)20 mg155 mg675% ↑Vitamin C (from
150 mg(from Calcium Ascorbate
50 mgPotassium Ascorbate
10 mgAscorbyl Palmitate)
Vitamin D (as cholecalciferol)10 µg500 IU25% ↑Vitamin D (as Cholecalciferol)
Vitamin E (as dl-alpha tocopheryl acetate)7.4 mg102 IUVitamin E
Dl alpha tocopherol is a form of vitamin E.
Sources:
• "Vitamin E Factsheet for Health Professionals"
Office of Dietary Supplements - National Institutes of Health - USA
Dietary Supplement Fact Sheet: Vitamin E
• "Technical article on vitamin E: function and metabolism"
by REGINA BRIGELIUS-FLOHÉ and MARET G. TRABER
Vitamin E: function and metabolism
• "Article on the benefits of mixed tocopherols"
Smart Publications
Are you taking the wrong Vitamin E? - Smart Publications
• "Dietary supplement ingredient database: unit conversion tables"
National Institute of Health
Unit conversions for vitamins
(as D-Alpha tocopheryl succinate from vegetable and soy bean oils and Tocomin® tocotrienol/tocopherol complex (from African Oil Palm)) (1 mg = 1.21 IU)
Vitamin B6 (as pyridoxine HCl)2 mg8 mg300% ↑Vitamin B6
11.7 mg(from Pyridoxal-5-Phosphate)
Folate (120 mcg folic acid)200 mcg DFE323 µg170% ↑Folic 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 B12 (as cyanocobalamin)2.4 µg25 µg942% ↑Vitamin B12 (as Cobamamide)
Biotin60 µg400 µg567% ↑Biotin
Pantothenic Acid (as d-calcium pantothenate)3 mg41 mg1267% ↑Pantothenic Acid
45.3 mg(from Calcium Pantothenate)
lodine (from potassium iodide)42 µg150 µg257% ↑Iodine
197 µg(from Potassium Iodide)
Zinc (from zinc sulfate)2.7 mg9 mg233% ↑Zinc
31 mg(from Zinc Citrate)
Sodium5 mg
Inositol (inositol niacinate)40 µg67 mg167400% ↑Inositol (from 50 mg of Inositol and
60 mgInositol Hexaphosphate)
180 µgVitamin K (as Menaquinone-4)
12 mgThiamin
13.5 mg(from Thiamin Hydrochloride)
10 mgRiboflavin
19.4 mg(from Riboflavin-5-Phosphate)
26 mgNiacin
14 mg(from Nicotinic Acid
14 mgNiacinamide)
65 mgCalcium (from
100 mgCalcium Carbonate (from Red Algae (Lithothamnium species),
150 mgCalcium Ascorbate
60 mgCalcium Magnesium Inositol Hexaphosphate
21 mgDicalcium Phosphate
45.3 mgCalcium Panthothenate)
64 mgMagnesium (from
200 mgMagnesium Citrate
60 mgCalcium Magnesium Inositol Hexaphosphate
16 mgMagnesium Stearate)
100 µgSelenium
250 µg(from L-Selenomethionine)
0.1 mgCopper
0.71 mg(from Copper Gluconate)
2 mgManganese
8 mg(from Manganese Citrate)
106 µgChromium
884 µg(from Chromium picolinate)
64 µgMolybdenum
641 µg(from Molybdenum Glycinate)
47 mgPotassium (from
100 mgTripotassium Citrate
50 mgPotassium Ascorbate
0.19 mgPotassium Iodide)
100 mgMSM (Methylsufonyl Methane)
95 mgCholine Bitartrate
50 mgPABA (p-Aminobenzoic Acid)
50 mgSoy Lecithin
(a source of Phosphatidyl Choline)
40 mgHorsetail extract (from Equisetum arvense, leaf & stem)
30 mgMineral sea salts (providing trace elements including Rubidium, Strontium and Tungsten)
25 mgGreen Tea Extract (from Camellia sinensis, leaf)
18.25 mg(providing Catechins)
24 mgBetain HCl
10 mgAlfafa Extract (from Medicago sativa Leaf and Stem) (equivalent to 120mg of Fresh Alfafa)
10 mgAmylase (from fermentation of Aspergillus oryzae)
10 mgBromelain (from Pineapple stem)
9 mgRutin (from Japanese Sophora Bud)
4 mgPiperine
5 mg(from Piper nigrum (Black pepper) extract, fruit)
1.9 mgTocotrienol/tocopherol complex from (from
10 mgTocomin® from African Oil Palm)
600 µgBoron
12 mg(from Boron Citrate)
500 µgLutein
10 mg(from Aztec Marigold Flower Extract)
180 µgLycopene
900 mg(from Tomato extract)
25 µgZeaxanthin
500 µg(from Aztec Marigold Flower Extract)

Nutrients exclusive to Swanson Kids Multivitamin Gummies

Dose: Child
Sodium5 mg

Nutrients exclusive to xtendlife Multi-xtra

Dose: Adult
Vitamin K (as Menaquinone-4)180 µg
Thiamin12 mg
(from Thiamin Hydrochloride)13.5 mg
Riboflavin10 mg
(from Riboflavin-5-Phosphate)19.4 mg
Niacin26 mg
(from Nicotinic Acid14 mg
Niacinamide)14 mg
Calcium (from65 mg
Calcium Carbonate (from Red Algae (Lithothamnium species),100 mg
Calcium Ascorbate150 mg
Calcium Magnesium Inositol Hexaphosphate60 mg
Dicalcium Phosphate21 mg
Calcium Panthothenate)45.3 mg
Magnesium (from64 mg
Magnesium Citrate200 mg
Calcium Magnesium Inositol Hexaphosphate60 mg
Magnesium Stearate)16 mg
Selenium100 µg
(from L-Selenomethionine)250 µg
Copper0.1 mg
(from Copper Gluconate)0.71 mg
Manganese2 mg
(from Manganese Citrate)8 mg
Chromium106 µg
(from Chromium picolinate)884 µg
Molybdenum64 µg
(from Molybdenum Glycinate)641 µg
Potassium (from47 mg
Tripotassium Citrate100 mg
Potassium Ascorbate50 mg
Potassium Iodide)0.19 mg
MSM (Methylsufonyl Methane)100 mg
Choline Bitartrate95 mg
PABA (p-Aminobenzoic Acid)50 mg
Soy Lecithin50 mg
(a source of Phosphatidyl Choline)
Horsetail extract (from Equisetum arvense, leaf & stem)40 mg
Mineral sea salts (providing trace elements including Rubidium, Strontium and Tungsten)30 mg
Green Tea Extract (from Camellia sinensis, leaf)25 mg
(providing Catechins)18.25 mg
Betain HCl24 mg
Alfafa Extract (from Medicago sativa Leaf and Stem) (equivalent to 120mg of Fresh Alfafa)10 mg
Amylase (from fermentation of Aspergillus oryzae)10 mg
Bromelain (from Pineapple stem)10 mg
Rutin (from Japanese Sophora Bud)9 mg
Piperine4 mg
(from Piper nigrum (Black pepper) extract, fruit)5 mg
Tocotrienol/tocopherol complex from (from1.9 mg
Tocomin® from African Oil Palm)10 mg
Boron600 µg
(from Boron Citrate)12 mg
Lutein500 µg
(from Aztec Marigold Flower Extract)10 mg
Lycopene180 µg
(from Tomato extract)900 mg
Zeaxanthin25 µg
(from Aztec Marigold Flower Extract)500 µg

Other ingredients

Swanson Kids Multivitamin Gummiesxtendlife Multi-xtra
Glucose syrup, sugar, water, annatto extract (color), choline bitartrate, citric acid, coating (coconut oil, carnauba wax), fruit and vegetable juice (color), natural cherry, natural lemon, natural orange, natural strawberry and natural flavors, pectin, sodium citrate.Microcrystalline Cellulose, Dextrose, Clear Glaze (Talc, Polyvinyl Alcohol, Polyethylene Glycol and Polysorbate 80), Silicon Dioxide, Sodium Carboxymethyl Cellulose, Maltodextrin

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