Thorne Basic Prenatal vs xtendlife Multi-xtra

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Complete nutritional comparison



Ingredient
Thorne Basic Prenatal (Daily Dose)xtendlife Multi-xtra (Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A1.05 mg5000 IU43% ↑Vitamin A (as Natural Mixed Carotenoids)
Beta-Carotene450 µg180 µgLycopene
Both beta-carotene and lycopene are forms of carotene.
Sources:
• "Article on carotenoids, their biological activities, role in disease prevention and food sources."
by Jane Higdon, Ph.D and Victoria J. Drake, Ph.D, Linus Pauling Institute
Carotenoids: Alpha-Carotene, Beta-Carotene, Beta-Cryptoxanthin, Lycopene, Lutein, and Zeaxanthin
• "PubChem: Lycopene - Compound Summary (CID 446925)"
National Center for Biotechnology Information - USA
Pub Chem: Lycopene - Compound Summary
900 mg(from Tomato extract)
Vitamin A Palmitate600 µg
Vitamin C150 mg155 mg3% ↑Vitamin C (from
150 mg(from Calcium Ascorbate
50 mgPotassium Ascorbate
10 mgAscorbyl Palmitate)
Vitamin D25 µg500 IU-50% ↓Vitamin D (as Cholecalciferol)
Vitamin E33.5 mg102 IU104% ↑Vitamin E
(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 K100 µg180 µg80% ↑Vitamin K (as Menaquinone-4)
Thiamine5 mg12 mg140% ↑Thiamin
13.5 mg(from Thiamin Hydrochloride)
Riboflavin5 mg10 mg100% ↑Riboflavin
19.4 mg(from Riboflavin-5-Phosphate)
Niacin30 mg26 mg-13% ↓Niacin
14 mg(from Nicotinic Acid
14 mgNiacinamide)
Vitamin B612 mg8 mg-33% ↓Vitamin B6
11.7 mg(from Pyridoxal-5-Phosphate)
Folate1.7 mg DFE323 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
L-5-Methyltetrahydrofolate1 mg
Vitamin B12200 µg25 µg-88% ↓Vitamin B12 (as Cobamamide)
Biotin50 µg400 µg700% ↑Biotin
Pantothenic Acid18 mg41 mg128% ↑Pantothenic Acid
45.3 mg(from Calcium Pantothenate)
Choline110 mg95 mgCholine Bitartrate
Choline bitartrate contains choline.
Sources:
• "Tool for calculating molecular weights"
by webqc.org, webqc.org
Web QC - Molecular Weight Calculation Tool
Calcium180 mg65 mg-64% ↓Calcium (from
Calcium Citrate90 mg
Calcium Malate90 mg
100 mgCalcium Carbonate (from Red Algae (Lithothamnium species),
150 mgCalcium Ascorbate
60 mgCalcium Magnesium Inositol Hexaphosphate
21 mgDicalcium Phosphate
45.3 mgCalcium Panthothenate)
Iron45 mg
Iodine150 µg150 µg=Iodine
197 µg(from Potassium Iodide)
Magnesium90 mg64 mg-29% ↓Magnesium (from
Magnesium Citrate45 mg200 mgMagnesium Citrate
Magnesium Malate45 mg
60 mgCalcium Magnesium Inositol Hexaphosphate
16 mgMagnesium Stearate)
Zinc25 mg9 mg-64% ↓Zinc
31 mg(from Zinc Citrate)
Selenium50 µg100 µg100% ↑Selenium
250 µg(from L-Selenomethionine)
Copper2 mg0.1 mg-95% ↓Copper
0.71 mg(from Copper Gluconate)
Manganese5 mg2 mg-60% ↓Manganese
8 mg(from Manganese Citrate)
Chromium100 µg106 µg6% ↑Chromium
884 µg(from Chromium picolinate)
Boron1 mg600 µg-40% ↓Boron
12 mg(from Boron Citrate)
64 µgMolybdenum
641 µg(from Molybdenum Glycinate)
47 mgPotassium (from
100 mgTripotassium Citrate
50 mgPotassium Ascorbate
0.19 mgPotassium Iodide)
100 mgMSM (Methylsufonyl Methane)
67 mgInositol (from 50 mg of Inositol and
60 mgInositol Hexaphosphate)
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)
500 µgLutein
10 mg(from Aztec Marigold Flower Extract)
25 µgZeaxanthin
500 µg(from Aztec Marigold Flower Extract)

Nutrients exclusive to Thorne Basic Prenatal

Dose: Adult
Iron45 mg

Nutrients exclusive to xtendlife Multi-xtra

Dose: Adult
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
Inositol (from 50 mg of Inositol and67 mg
Inositol Hexaphosphate)60 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
Lutein500 µg
(from Aztec Marigold Flower Extract)10 mg
Zeaxanthin25 µg
(from Aztec Marigold Flower Extract)500 µg

Other ingredients

Thorne Basic Prenatalxtendlife Multi-xtra
Hypromellose (Cellulose), Calcium LaurateMicrocrystalline Cellulose, Dextrose, Clear Glaze (Talc, Polyvinyl Alcohol, Polyethylene Glycol and Polysorbate 80), Silicon Dioxide, Sodium Carboxymethyl Cellulose, Maltodextrin

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