Thorne Research, Children’s Basic Nutrients vs Centrum Kids

All of the differences set out neatly so that you can make a choice between them.

Complete nutritional comparison


Ingredient
Thorne Research, Children's Basic Nutrients(Daily Dose)Centrum Kids(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 µg400 IU?Vitamin D
Vitamin E (as d-Alpha Tocopheryl)80.4 µg30 IU?Vitamin E
Vitamin K (as Vitamin K1)30 µg10 µg-67% ↓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 µg45 µg-62% ↓Biotin
Pantothenic Acid (as Calcium Pantothenate)124 mg10 mg-92% ↓Pantothenic Acid
Choline (as Choline Citrate)11 mg
Calcium (as69 mg108 mg57% ↑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 mg40 mg-11% ↓Magnesium
Magnesium Citrate and22.5 mg
Magnesium Malate)22.5 mg
Zinc (as Zinc Picolinate)4.5 mg15 mg233% ↑Zinc
Selenium (as L-Selenomethionine)60 µg
Copper (as Copper Picolinate)450 µg2 mg344% ↑Copper
Manganese (as Manganese Picolinate)1.8 mg1 mg-44% ↓Manganese
Chromium (as TRAACS® Chromium Nicotinate Glycinate Chelate)60 µg20 µg-67% ↓Chromium
Molybdenum (as TRAACS® Molybdenum Glycinate Chelate)30 µg20 µg-33% ↓Molybdenum
Boron (as Boronorganic™ Boron Glycinate Complex)900 µg
Lutein (from Aztec Marigold extract (flower) (Tagetes erecta))36 µg
50 mgPhosphorus
Nutrients only in Thorne Research, Children's Basic Nutrients
Dose: Child
Choline (as Choline Citrate)11 mg
Selenium (as L-Selenomethionine)60 µg
Boron (as Boronorganic™ Boron Glycinate Complex)900 µg
Lutein (from Aztec Marigold extract (flower) (Tagetes erecta))36 µg
Nutrients only in Centrum Kids
Dose: Child
Phosphorus50 mg
Other ingredients
Thorne Research, Children's Basic NutrientsCentrum Kids
Hypromellose (derived from cellulose) capsule, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Calcium Laurate, Silicon DioxideSucrose, 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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