Thorne Research, Basic Nutrients V vs Centrum Kids

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Complete nutritional comparison


Ingredient
Thorne Research, Basic Nutrients V(Daily Dose)Centrum Kids(Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (from2.63 mg3500 IU?Vitamin A (29% as Beta-Carotene)
Beta Carotene and1875 µg
Palmitate)750 µg
Vitamin C (as Ascorbic Acid)850 mg60 mg-93% ↓Vitamin C
Vitamin D (as Vitamin D3) (1,000 IU)25 µg400 IU?Vitamin D
Vitamin E (as d-Alpha Tocopheryl)268 mg30 IU?Vitamin E
Vitamin K (as Vitamin K1)100 µg10 µg-90% ↓Vitamin K
Thiamin (as Thiamin HCL)40 mg1.5 mg-96% ↓Thiamin
Riboflavin (as Riboflavin 5'-Phosphate Sodium)11 mg1.7 mg-85% ↓Riboflavin
Niacin (30 mg as Niacin and160 mg20 mg-88% ↓Niacin
as Niacinamide)130 mg
Vitamin B6 (as Pyridoxal 5'-Phosphate)10 mg2 mg-80% ↓Vitamin B6
Folate (as1.7 mg400 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
Calcium Folinate and500 µg
L-5-Methyltetrahydrofolate from L-5-Methyltetrahydrofolic Acid, Glucosamine Salt)500 µg
Vitamin B12 (as450 µg6 µg-99% ↓Vitamin B12
Adenosylcobalamin and225 µg
as Methylcobalamin)225 µg
Biotin350 µg45 µg-87% ↓Biotin
Pantothenic Acid (as Calcium Pantothenate)413 mg10 mg-98% ↓Pantothenic Acid
Choline (as Choline Citrate)35 mg
Calcium (as210 mg108 mg-49% ↓Calcium
Calcium Citrate and120 mg
Calcium Malate)90 mg
Magnesium (as150 mg40 mg-73% ↓Magnesium
Magnesium Citrate and90 mg
Magnesium Malate)60 mg
Zinc (as Zinc Picolinate)15 mg15 mg=Zinc
Selenium (as L-Selenomethionine)200 µg
Copper (as Copper Picolinate)1.5 µg2 mg133233% ↑Copper
Manganese (as Maganese Picolinate)6 mg1 mg-83% ↓Manganese
Chromium (as TRAACS® Chromium Nicotinate Blycinate Chelate)200 µg20 µg-90% ↓Chromium
Molybdenum (as TRAACS® Molybdenum Glycinate Chelate)100 µg20 µg-80% ↓Molybdenum
Boron (as Boroganic™ Boron Glycinate Complex)3 mg
Lutein (from Aztec Marigold extract (flower) (Tagetes erecta))144 µg
Vanadium100 µg
18 mgIron
50 mgPhosphorus
150 µgIodine
Nutrients only in Thorne Research, Basic Nutrients V
Dose: Adult
Choline (as Choline Citrate)35 mg
Selenium (as L-Selenomethionine)200 µg
Boron (as Boroganic™ Boron Glycinate Complex)3 mg
Lutein (from Aztec Marigold extract (flower) (Tagetes erecta))144 µg
Vanadium100 µg
Nutrients only in Centrum Kids
Dose: Child
Iron18 mg
Phosphorus50 mg
Iodine150 µg
Other ingredients
Thorne Research, Basic Nutrients VCentrum Kids
Hypromellose (derived from cellulose) capsule, Calcium Laurate, Silicon Dioxide, Microcrystalline Cellulose.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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