Thorne Research, Children’s Basic Nutrients vs Centrum Adults

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Complete nutritional comparison


Ingredient
Thorne Research, Children's Basic Nutrients(Daily Dose)Centrum Adults(Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (from787.2 µg3500 IU?Vitamin A (29% as Beta-Carotene)
Beta Carotene and562.2 µg
Palmitate)225 µg
Vitamin C (as Ascorbic Acid)250 mg60 mg-76% ↓Vitamin C
Vitamin D (as Vitamin D3 400 IU)10 µg1000 IU?Vitamin D
Vitamin E (as d-Alpha Tocopheryl)80.4 µg30 IU?Vitamin E
Vitamin K (as Vitamin K1)30 µg25 µg-17% ↓Vitamin K
Thiamin (as Thiamin HCL)12 mg1.5 mg-88% ↓Thiamin
Riboflavin (as Riboflavin 5'-Phosphate Sodium)3.3 mg1.7 mg-48% ↓Riboflavin
Niacin (as 9 mg Niacin and49 mg20 mg-59% ↓Niacin
Niacinamide)40 mg
Vitamin B6 (as Pyridoxal 5'-Phosphate)3 mg2 mg-33% ↓Vitamin B6
Folate (as666.7 µg400 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 and200 µg
L-5-Methyltetrahydrofolate from L-5-Methyltetrahydrofolic Acid, Glucosamine Salt)200 µg
Vitamin B12 (as135 µg6 µg-96% ↓Vitamin B12
Adenosylcobalamin and67.5 µg
Methylcobalamin)67.5 µg
Biotin120 µg30 µg-75% ↓Biotin
Pantothenic Acid (as Calcium Pantothenate)124 mg10 mg-92% ↓Pantothenic Acid
Choline (as Choline Citrate)11 mg
Calcium (as69 mg200 mg190% ↑Calcium
Calcium Citrate and34.5 mg
Calcium Malate)34.5 mg
Iron (as Iron Picolinate)4.5 mg18 mg300% ↑Iron
Iodine (as Potassium Iodide)67.5 µg150 µg122% ↑Iodine
Magnesium (as45 mg50 mg11% ↑Magnesium
Magnesium Citrate and22.5 mg
Magnesium Malate)22.5 mg
Zinc (as Zinc Picolinate)4.5 mg11 mg144% ↑Zinc
Selenium (as L-Selenomethionine)60 µg55 µg-8% ↓Selenium
Copper (as Copper Picolinate)450 µg0.5 mg11% ↑Copper
Manganese (as Manganese Picolinate)1.8 mg2.3 mg28% ↑Manganese
Chromium (as TRAACS® Chromium Nicotinate Glycinate Chelate)60 µg35 µg-42% ↓Chromium
Molybdenum (as TRAACS® Molybdenum Glycinate Chelate)30 µg45 µg50% ↑Molybdenum
Boron (as Boronorganic™ Boron Glycinate Complex)900 µg75 µg-92% ↓Boron
Lutein (from Aztec Marigold extract (flower) (Tagetes erecta))36 µg
20 mgPhosphorus
72 mgChloride
80 mgPotassium
5 µgNickel
2 mgSilicon
10 µgTin
10 µgVanadium
Nutrients only in Thorne Research, Children's Basic Nutrients
Dose: Child
Choline (as Choline Citrate)11 mg
Lutein (from Aztec Marigold extract (flower) (Tagetes erecta))36 µg
Nutrients only in Centrum Adults
Dose: Adult
Phosphorus20 mg
Chloride72 mg
Potassium80 mg
Nickel5 µg
Silicon2 mg
Tin10 µg
Vanadium10 µg
Other ingredients
Thorne Research, Children's Basic NutrientsCentrum Adults
Hypromellose (derived from cellulose) capsule, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Calcium Laurate, Silicon DioxideCalcium Carbonate, Potassium Chloride, Dibasic Calcium Phosphate, Magnesium Oxide, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Ascorbic Acid (Vit. C), Ferrous Fumarate, dl-Alpha Tocopheryl Acetate (Vit. E), Maltodextrin. Contains < 2% of: Beta-Carotene, BHT (to preserve freshness), Biotin, Calcium Pantothenate, Cholecalciferol (Vit. D3), Chromium Picolinate, Corn Starch, Crospovidone, Copper Sulfate, Cyanocobalamin (Vit. B12), Folic Acid, Gelatin, Hydrogenated Palm Oil, Magnesium Stearate, Manganese Sulfate, Modified Corn Starch, Niacinamide, Nickelous Sulfate, Phytonadione (Vit. K), Polyethylene Glycol, Polyvinyl Alcohol, Potassium Iodide, Pregelatinized Corn Starch, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vit. B6), Riboflavin (Vit. B2), Silicon Dioxide, Sodium Ascorbate (to preserve freshness), Sodium Metavanadate, Sodium Molybdate, Sodium Selenate, Stannous Chloride, Talc, Thiamine Mononitrate (Vit. B1), Titanium Dioxide, Tocopherols (to preserve freshness), Vitamin A Acetate, Yellow 6 Lake, Zinc Oxide.

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