Thorne Research, Basic Nutrients V vs Life Extension Children’s Formula

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Complete nutritional comparison


Ingredient
Thorne Research, Basic Nutrients V(Daily Dose)Life Extension Children's Formula(Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (from2.63 mg1050 µg-60% ↓Vitamin A (as beta-carotene)
Beta Carotene and1875 µg
Palmitate)750 µg
Vitamin C (as Ascorbic Acid)850 mg120 mg-86% ↓Vitamin C (as ascorbic acid)
Vitamin D (as Vitamin D3) (1,000 IU)25 µg10 µgVitamin D3 (as cholecalciferol)
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 E (as d-Alpha Tocopheryl)268 mg20.1 mg-93% ↓Vitamin E (as D-alpha tocopheryl succinate)
Vitamin K (as Vitamin K1)100 µg
Thiamin (as Thiamin HCL)40 mg3 mg-93% ↓Thiamine (Vitamin B1) (as thiamine mononitrate)
Riboflavin (as Riboflavin 5'-Phosphate Sodium)11 mg1.7 mg-85% ↓Riboflavin (Vitamin B2)
Niacin (30 mg as Niacin and160 mg20 mg-88% ↓Niacin (Vitamin B3) (as niacinamide)
as Niacinamide)130 mg
Vitamin B6 (as Pyridoxal 5'-Phosphate)10 mg2 mg-80% ↓Vitamin B6 (as pyridoxine HCI)
Folate (as1.7 mg265 µg-84% ↓Folate (as folic acid, L-5-methyltetrahydrofolate calcium salt)
Calcium Folinate and500 µg
L-5-Methyltetrahydrofolate from L-5-Methyltetrahydrofolic Acid, Glucosamine Salt)500 µg
Vitamin B12 (as450 µg6 µg-99% ↓Vitamin B12 (as cyanocobalamin)
Adenosylcobalamin and225 µg
as Methylcobalamin)225 µg
Biotin350 µg300 µg-14% ↓Biotin
Pantothenic Acid (as Calcium Pantothenate)413 mg10 mg-98% ↓Pantothenic acid (as D-calcium pantothenate)
Choline (as Choline Citrate)35 mg
Calcium (as210 mg
Calcium Citrate and120 mg
Calcium Malate)90 mg
Magnesium (as150 mg50 mg-67% ↓Magnesium (as magnesium oxide)
Magnesium Citrate and90 mg
Magnesium Malate)60 mg
Zinc (as Zinc Picolinate)15 mg10 mg-33% ↓Zinc (as TRAACS® zinc bisglycinate chelate)
Selenium (as L-Selenomethionine)200 µg25 µg-87% ↓Selenium (as L-selenomethionine)
Copper (as Copper Picolinate)1.5 µg
Manganese (as Maganese Picolinate)6 mg
Chromium (as TRAACS® Chromium Nicotinate Blycinate Chelate)200 µg
Molybdenum (as TRAACS® Molybdenum Glycinate Chelate)100 µg20 µg-80% ↓Molybdenum (as TRAACS® molybdenum glycinate chelate)
Boron (as Boroganic™ Boron Glycinate Complex)3 mg
Lutein (from Aztec Marigold extract (flower) (Tagetes erecta))144 µg5 mg3372% ↑trans-lutein [contained in: Marigold extract (flowers) [std. to]
Vanadium100 µg
150 µgIodine (as potassium iodide)
10 mgPotassium (as potassium citrate)
11.2 mgMarigold extract (flowers) [std. to [some ingredients are matched elsewhere]
155 µgtrans-zeaxanthin ]
10 mgInositol
1 mgCoenzyme Q10
Nutrients only in Thorne Research, Basic Nutrients V
Dose: Adult
Vitamin K (as Vitamin K1)100 µg
Choline (as Choline Citrate)35 mg
Calcium (as210 mg
Calcium Citrate and120 mg
Calcium Malate)90 mg
Copper (as Copper Picolinate)1.5 µg
Manganese (as Maganese Picolinate)6 mg
Chromium (as TRAACS® Chromium Nicotinate Blycinate Chelate)200 µg
Boron (as Boroganic™ Boron Glycinate Complex)3 mg
Vanadium100 µg
Nutrients only in Life Extension Children's Formula
Dose: Child
Iodine (as potassium iodide)150 µg
Potassium (as potassium citrate)10 mg
Marigold extract (flowers) [std. to [some ingredients are matched elsewhere]11.2 mg
trans-zeaxanthin ]155 µg
Inositol10 mg
Coenzyme Q101 mg
Other ingredients
Thorne Research, Basic Nutrients VLife Extension Children's Formula
Hypromellose (derived from cellulose) capsule, Calcium Laurate, Silicon Dioxide, Microcrystalline Cellulose.xylitol, microcrystalline cellulose, natural beet color, natural (cherry, vanilla, strawberry) flavors, stearic acid, citric acid, gum arabic, silica, dicalcium phosphate, luo han guo extract, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, maltodextrin, corn starch, stevia extract.
Contains soybeans.

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