Thorne Research, Children’s Basic Nutrients vs NOW Foods Liquid Multi Gels

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)NOW Foods Liquid Multi Gels(Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (from787.2 µg10000 IU?Vitamin A (
Beta Carotene and562.2 µg60% as Beta-Carotene and
Palmitate)225 µg
40% as Retinyl Palmitate)
Vitamin C (as Ascorbic Acid)250 mg300 mg20% ↑Vitamin C (as Ascorbic Acid)
Vitamin D (as Vitamin D3 400 IU)10 µg400 IU?Vitamin D (as Cholecalciferol)
Vitamin E (as d-Alpha Tocopheryl)80.4 µg400 IU?Vitamin E (as d-alpha Tocopherol)
Vitamin K (as Vitamin K1)30 µg
Thiamin (as Thiamin HCL)12 mg50 mg317% ↑Thiamin (from Thiamin HCl) (Vitamin B-1)
Riboflavin (as Riboflavin 5'-Phosphate Sodium)3.3 mg25 mg658% ↑Riboflavin (Vitamin B-2)
Niacin (as 9 mg Niacin and49 mg50 mg2% ↑Niacin (as Niacinamide) (Vitamin B-3)
Niacinamide)40 mg
Vitamin B6 (as Pyridoxal 5'-Phosphate)3 mg50 mg1567% ↑Vitamin B-6 (from Pyridoxine HCl)
Folate (as666.7 µg800 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 µg100 µg-26% ↓Vitamin B-12 (as Cyanocobalamin)
Adenosylcobalamin and67.5 µg
Methylcobalamin)67.5 µg
Biotin120 µg300 µg150% ↑Biotin
Pantothenic Acid (as Calcium Pantothenate)124 mg50 mg-60% ↓Pantothenic Acid (from Calcium Pantothenate)
Choline (as Choline Citrate)11 mg
Calcium (as69 mg100 mg45% ↑Calcium (from Calcium Carbonate, Calcium Citrate and Calcium Amino Acid Chelate)
Calcium Citrate and34.5 mg
Calcium Malate)34.5 mg
Iron (as Iron Picolinate)4.5 mg9 mg100% ↑Iron (from Ferrochel® Bisglycinate Amino Acid Chelate)
Iodine (as Potassium Iodide)67.5 µg150 µg122% ↑Iodine (from Potassium Iodide)
Magnesium (as45 mg100 mg122% ↑Magnesium (from Magnesium Oxide and Magnesium Citrate)
Magnesium Citrate and22.5 mg
Magnesium Malate)22.5 mg
Zinc (as Zinc Picolinate)4.5 mg15 mg233% ↑Zinc (from Amino Acid Chelate)
Selenium (as L-Selenomethionine)60 µg70 µg17% ↑Selenium (from L-Selenomethionine)
Copper (as Copper Picolinate)450 µg1 mg122% ↑Copper (from Amino Acid Chelate)
Manganese (as Manganese Picolinate)1.8 mg2 mg11% ↑Manganese (from Amino Acid Chelate)
Chromium (as TRAACS® Chromium Nicotinate Glycinate Chelate)60 µg120 µg100% ↑Chromium (from Amino Acid Chelate)
Molybdenum (as TRAACS® Molybdenum Glycinate Chelate)30 µg25 µg-17% ↓Molybdenum (from Sodium Molybdate)
Boron (as Boronorganic™ Boron Glycinate Complex)900 µg500 µg-44% ↓Boron (from Boron Citrate)
Lutein (from Aztec Marigold extract (flower) (Tagetes erecta))36 µg250 µg594% ↑Lutein (from Marigold Extract)
25 mgPotassium (from Potassium Chloride)
800 mgOrganic Flaxseed Oil (Linum usitatissimum)
30 mgAlpha Lipoic Acid
50 mgPABA (Para-Aminobenzoic Acid)
25 mgInositol
250 µgLycopene (from Natural Tomato Extract)
25 µgVanadium (from Vanadyl Sulfate)
Nutrients only in Thorne Research, Children's Basic Nutrients
Dose: Child
Vitamin K (as Vitamin K1)30 µg
Choline (as Choline Citrate)11 mg
Nutrients only in NOW Foods Liquid Multi Gels
Dose: Adult
Potassium (from Potassium Chloride)25 mg
Organic Flaxseed Oil (Linum usitatissimum)800 mg
Alpha Lipoic Acid30 mg
PABA (Para-Aminobenzoic Acid)50 mg
Inositol25 mg
Lycopene (from Natural Tomato Extract)250 µg
Vanadium (from Vanadyl Sulfate)25 µg
Other ingredients
Thorne Research, Children's Basic NutrientsNOW Foods Liquid Multi Gels
Hypromellose (derived from cellulose) capsule, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Calcium Laurate, Silicon DioxideSoftgel Capsule (bovine gelatin, glycerin, water, carob), Beeswax, Soy Lecithin and Natural Vanilla Extract.

Not manufactured with wheat, gluten, milk, egg, fish or shellfish ingredients. Produced in a GMP facility that processes other ingredients containing these allergens.

Iron Ferrochel® is a registered trademark of Albion Labs.

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