Thorne Research, Children’s Basic Nutrients vs xtendlife Multi-xtra

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Complete nutritional comparison


Ingredient
Thorne Research, Children's Basic Nutrients(Daily Dose)xtendlife Multi-xtra(Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (from787.2 µg5000 IU?Vitamin A (as Natural Mixed Carotenoids)
Beta Carotene and562.2 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."
byJane 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)
Palmitate)225 µg
Vitamin C (as Ascorbic Acid)250 mg155 mg-38% ↓Vitamin C (from
150 mg(from Calcium Ascorbate
50 mgPotassium Ascorbate
10 mgAscorbyl Palmitate)
Vitamin D (as Vitamin D3 400 IU)10 µg500 IU?Vitamin D (as Cholecalciferol)
Vitamin E (as d-Alpha Tocopheryl)80.4 µg102 IU?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 K (as Vitamin K1)30 µg180 µg500% ↑Vitamin K (as Menaquinone-4)
Thiamin (as Thiamin HCL)12 mg12 mg=Thiamin
13.5 mg(from Thiamin Hydrochloride)
Riboflavin (as Riboflavin 5'-Phosphate Sodium)3.3 mg10 mg203% ↑Riboflavin
19.4 mg(from Riboflavin-5-Phosphate)
Niacin (as 9 mg Niacin and49 mg26 mg-47% ↓Niacin
Niacinamide)40 mg14 mgNiacinamide)
14 mg(from Nicotinic Acid
Vitamin B6 (as Pyridoxal 5'-Phosphate)3 mg8 mg167% ↑Vitamin B6
11.7 mg(from Pyridoxal-5-Phosphate)
Folate (as666.7 µg323 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 µg25 µg-81% ↓Vitamin B12 (as Cobamamide)
Adenosylcobalamin and67.5 µg
Methylcobalamin)67.5 µg
Biotin120 µg400 µg233% ↑Biotin
Pantothenic Acid (as Calcium Pantothenate)124 mg41 mg-67% ↓Pantothenic Acid
45.3 mg(from Calcium Pantothenate)
Choline (as Choline Citrate)11 mg95 mgCholine Bitartrate
Choline bitartrate contains choline.
Sources:
• "Tool for calculating molecular weights"
bywebqc.org, webqc.org
Web QC - Molecular Weight Calculation Tool
Calcium (as69 mg65 mg-6% ↓Calcium (from
Calcium Citrate and34.5 mg
Calcium Malate)34.5 mg
100 mgCalcium Carbonate (from Red Algae (Lithothamnium species),
150 mgCalcium Ascorbate
60 mgCalcium Magnesium Inositol Hexaphosphate
21 mgDicalcium Phosphate
45.3 mgCalcium Panthothenate)
Iron (as Iron Picolinate)4.5 mg
Iodine (as Potassium Iodide)67.5 µg150 µg122% ↑Iodine
197 µg(from Potassium Iodide)
Magnesium (as45 mg64 mg42% ↑Magnesium (from
Magnesium Citrate and22.5 mg200 mgMagnesium Citrate
Magnesium Malate)22.5 mg
60 mgCalcium Magnesium Inositol Hexaphosphate
16 mgMagnesium Stearate)
Zinc (as Zinc Picolinate)4.5 mg9 mg100% ↑Zinc
31 mg(from Zinc Citrate)
Selenium (as L-Selenomethionine)60 µg100 µg67% ↑Selenium
250 µg(from L-Selenomethionine)
Copper (as Copper Picolinate)450 µg0.1 mg-78% ↓Copper
0.71 mg(from Copper Gluconate)
Manganese (as Manganese Picolinate)1.8 mg2 mg11% ↑Manganese
8 mg(from Manganese Citrate)
Chromium (as TRAACS® Chromium Nicotinate Glycinate Chelate)60 µg106 µg77% ↑Chromium
884 µg(from Chromium picolinate)
Molybdenum (as TRAACS® Molybdenum Glycinate Chelate)30 µg64 µg113% ↑Molybdenum
641 µg(from Molybdenum Glycinate)
Boron (as Boronorganic™ Boron Glycinate Complex)900 µg600 µg-33% ↓Boron
12 mg(from Boron Citrate)
Lutein (from Aztec Marigold extract (flower) (Tagetes erecta))36 µg500 µg1289% ↑Lutein
10 mg(from Aztec Marigold Flower Extract)
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)
25 µgZeaxanthin
500 µg(from Aztec Marigold Flower Extract)
Nutrients only in Thorne Research, Children's Basic Nutrients
Dose: Child
Iron (as Iron Picolinate)4.5 mg
Nutrients only in xtendlife Multi-xtra
Dose: Adult
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
Zeaxanthin25 µg
(from Aztec Marigold Flower Extract)500 µg
Other ingredients
Thorne Research, Children's Basic Nutrientsxtendlife Multi-xtra
Hypromellose (derived from cellulose) capsule, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Calcium Laurate, Silicon DioxideMicrocrystalline Cellulose, Dextrose, Clear Glaze (Talc, Polyvinyl Alcohol, Polyethylene Glycol and Polysorbate 80), Silicon Dioxide, Sodium Carboxymethyl Cellulose, Maltodextrin

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