Thorne Research, Children’s Basic Nutrients vs xtendlife Total Balance Unisex Premium

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Complete nutritional comparison


Ingredient
Thorne Research, Children's Basic Nutrients(Daily Dose)xtendlife Total Balance Unisex Premium(Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (from787.2 µg5000 IU?Vitamin A (as Natural mixed carotenoids from
Beta Carotene and562.2 µg32.5 mgBeta-carotene from fermentation of Blakeslea trispora and
Palmitate)225 µg
15 mgmixed carotenoids from Dunaliella salina)
Vitamin C (as Ascorbic Acid)250 mg287 mg15% ↑Vitamin C (from
180 mgCalcium ascorbate
200 mgPotassium ascorbate
40 mgAscorbyl palmitate)
Vitamin D (as Vitamin D3 400 IU)10 µg500 IU?Vitamin D (as Cholecalciferol)
Vitamin E (as d-Alpha Tocopheryl)80.4 µg103 IU?Vitamin E
(as D-Alpha tocopheryl succinate from vegetable oils & 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
19.5 mg(from Riboflavin-5-phosphate)
Niacin (as 9 mg Niacin and49 mg26 mg-47% ↓Niacin (from
Niacinamide)40 mg14 mgNiacinamide)
14 mgNicotinic acid
Vitamin B6 (as Pyridoxal 5'-Phosphate)3 mg8 mg167% ↑Vitamin B6
11.7 mg(from Pyridoxal-5-phosphate)
Folate (as666.7 µg322 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 µg399 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 mg47 mg-32% ↓Calcium (from
Calcium Citrate and34.5 mg
Calcium Malate)34.5 mg
180 mgCalcium ascorbate
100 mgCalcium carbonate (from Lithothamnium algae)
70 mgDicalcium phosphate
60 mgCalcium magnesium Inositol hexaphosphate
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 mg68 mg51% ↑Magnesium (from
Magnesium Citrate and22.5 mg200 mgMagnesium citrate,
Magnesium Malate)22.5 mg
110 mgMagnesium stearate
60 mgCalcium magnesium inositol hexaphosphate)
Zinc (as Zinc Picolinate)4.5 mg9 mg100% ↑Zinc
31.1 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
0.72 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
642 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 µg2.5 mg6845% ↑Lutein [contained in: Eye Health Blend]
50 mg(from Aztec marigold, flower)
26 mgPhosphorus (from
70 mgDicalcium phosphate
60 mgCalcium magnesium inositol hexaphosphate
11.7 mgPyridoxal-5-phosphate
19.5 mgRiboflavin-5-phosphate)
74 mgPotassium (from
200 mgPotassium ascorbate
100 mgTripotassium citrate
0.2 mgPotassium iodide)
150 mgRNA (ribonucleic acid, from yeast)
100 mgGreen tea extract (from Camellia sinensis, leaf)
77 mg(providing catechins)
100 mgMilk thistle extract (from Silybum marianum, seed)
80 mg(providing Silymarins)
100 mgMSM (Methyl sufonylmethane)
100 mgSoy lecithin
(a source of Phosphatidyl choline)
98 mgBetain HCl
90 mgDMG (Dimethylglycine) HCL
74 mgHesperidin (from Citrus aurantium (Bitter orange), fruit)
79 mgN-acetyl glucosamine (from Crustacean shells)
74 mgN-acetyl L-cysteine
59 mgInositol (from 50 mg of Inositol and
60 mgCalcium magnesium inositol hexaphosphate)
51 mgSAMe
95 mg(from S-adenoslymethionine tosylate)
50 mgBacopa extract (Bacopa monnieri, leaf)
15 mg(providing bacosides)
50 mgNigella (Black cumin) extract (from Nigella sativa, seed) (equivalent to 190mg of Black cumin seeds)
50 mgGinkgo extract (from Ginkgo Biloba, leaf)
11 mg(providing ginkgo flavonoglycosides
2.7 mgand terpenelactones)
50 mgGuggul gum extract (from Commiphora mukul, gum)
1.25 mg(providing guggulsterones)
50 mgPABA (p-Aminobenzoic acid)
50 mgMasson Pine bark extract (from Pinus massoniana, bark)
47.5 mg(providing proanthocyanadins)
50 mgTumeric extract (from Curcuma longa, root)
47.5 mg(providing curcuminoids)
49 mgAlpha lipoic acid
49 mgMyricetin
70 mg(from Myrica cerifera (Bayberry) extract, leaf)
40 mgHorsetail extract (from Equisetum arvense, leaf & stem)
30 mgGinger extract (Zingiber officinale, root)
1.5 mg(providing gingerols)
30 mgGrape seed extract (from Vitis vinifera species, seed)
(providing at least 450 mg/g phenolics)
30 mgMineral sea salts (providing trace elements including Rubidium, Strontium and Tungsten)
28 mgPiperine
30 mg(from Piper nigrum (Black pepper) extract, fruit)
25 mgTrans-resveratrol
50 mg(from Polygonum cuspidatum (Japanese knotweed), root extract)
19 mgCoenzyme Q-10 (Kaneka Ubidecarenone Ubiquinone)
18 mgLuteolin (from Arachis hypogaea (Peanut) extract, shell)
10 mgAlfafa extract (from Medicago sativa, aerial parts) equivalent to 120mg fresh alfafa)
10 mgPhosphatidyl L-serine
50 mg(from Soybean lecithin)
8 mgPolicosanol
8.9 mg(from Sugar cane extract)
5 mgATP (Adenosine triphosphate, from Yeast)
1.9 mgTocotrienol/tocopherol complex (from
10 mgTocomin® from African Oil Palm)
900 µgLycopene
4.5 mg(from Tomato extract)
804 mgAmino Acid Blend
99 mgL-carnosine
90 mgL-arginine HCL
90 mgL-tyrosine
89.19 mgL-lysine HCL
89.19 mgL-methionine
50 mgL-ornithine HCL
49.95 mgL-proline
49.75 mgL-cysteine
49.6 mgL-glutamine
49.5 mgL-pyroglutamic acid
49.25 mgTaurine
49 mgReduced L-glutathione
240 mgEznyme Blend
80 mgBromelain (from Pineapple stem)
80 mgPapain (from Carica papaya (Papaya), fruit)
50 mgAmylase (from fermentation of Aspergillus oryzae)
30 mgLipase (from fermentation of Aspergillus niger)
147 mgImmunity Stimulating Blend
50 mgAloe vera (Aloe barbadensis, leaf juice powder) (equivalent to 10,000 mg of Aloe leaf juice)
50 mgOlive leaf extract (Olea europea)
7.5 mg(providing oleuropein)
35 mgBeta glucan (from yeast)
12.5 mgTea polysaccharides
50 mg(from Camellia sinensis, leaf)
53 mgEye Health Blend [some ingredients are matched elsewhere]
40 mgBilberry extract (Vaccinum myrtillus, fruit)
(providing 10 mg of proanthocyanins and
anthocyanins)
9.85 mgRutin (from Saphorae japonica, bud)
800 µgAstaxanthin
26.6 mg(from haematococcus pluvialis)
500 µgZeaxanthin
10 mg(from Aztec marigold, flower)
Nutrients only in Thorne Research, Children's Basic Nutrients
Dose: Child
Iron (as Iron Picolinate)4.5 mg
Nutrients only in xtendlife Total Balance Unisex Premium
Dose: Adult
Phosphorus (from26 mg
Dicalcium phosphate70 mg
Calcium magnesium inositol hexaphosphate60 mg
Pyridoxal-5-phosphate11.7 mg
Riboflavin-5-phosphate)19.5 mg
Potassium (from74 mg
Potassium ascorbate200 mg
Tripotassium citrate100 mg
Potassium iodide)0.2 mg
RNA (ribonucleic acid, from yeast)150 mg
Green tea extract (from Camellia sinensis, leaf)100 mg
(providing catechins)77 mg
Milk thistle extract (from Silybum marianum, seed)100 mg
(providing Silymarins)80 mg
MSM (Methyl sufonylmethane)100 mg
Soy lecithin100 mg
(a source of Phosphatidyl choline)
Betain HCl98 mg
DMG (Dimethylglycine) HCL90 mg
Hesperidin (from Citrus aurantium (Bitter orange), fruit)74 mg
N-acetyl glucosamine (from Crustacean shells)79 mg
N-acetyl L-cysteine74 mg
Inositol (from 50 mg of Inositol and59 mg
Calcium magnesium inositol hexaphosphate)60 mg
SAMe51 mg
(from S-adenoslymethionine tosylate)95 mg
Bacopa extract (Bacopa monnieri, leaf)50 mg
(providing bacosides)15 mg
Nigella (Black cumin) extract (from Nigella sativa, seed) (equivalent to 190mg of Black cumin seeds)50 mg
Ginkgo extract (from Ginkgo Biloba, leaf)50 mg
(providing ginkgo flavonoglycosides11 mg
and terpenelactones)2.7 mg
Guggul gum extract (from Commiphora mukul, gum)50 mg
(providing guggulsterones)1.25 mg
PABA (p-Aminobenzoic acid)50 mg
Masson Pine bark extract (from Pinus massoniana, bark)50 mg
(providing proanthocyanadins)47.5 mg
Tumeric extract (from Curcuma longa, root)50 mg
(providing curcuminoids)47.5 mg
Alpha lipoic acid49 mg
Myricetin49 mg
(from Myrica cerifera (Bayberry) extract, leaf)70 mg
Horsetail extract (from Equisetum arvense, leaf & stem)40 mg
Ginger extract (Zingiber officinale, root)30 mg
(providing gingerols)1.5 mg
Grape seed extract (from Vitis vinifera species, seed)30 mg
(providing at least 450 mg/g phenolics)
Mineral sea salts (providing trace elements including Rubidium, Strontium and Tungsten)30 mg
Piperine28 mg
(from Piper nigrum (Black pepper) extract, fruit)30 mg
Trans-resveratrol25 mg
(from Polygonum cuspidatum (Japanese knotweed), root extract)50 mg
Coenzyme Q-10 (Kaneka Ubidecarenone Ubiquinone)19 mg
Luteolin (from Arachis hypogaea (Peanut) extract, shell)18 mg
Alfafa extract (from Medicago sativa, aerial parts) equivalent to 120mg fresh alfafa)10 mg
Phosphatidyl L-serine10 mg
(from Soybean lecithin)50 mg
Policosanol8 mg
(from Sugar cane extract)8.9 mg
ATP (Adenosine triphosphate, from Yeast)5 mg
Tocotrienol/tocopherol complex (from1.9 mg
Tocomin® from African Oil Palm)10 mg
Lycopene900 µg
(from Tomato extract)4.5 mg
Amino Acid Blend804 mg
L-carnosine99 mg
L-arginine HCL90 mg
L-tyrosine90 mg
L-lysine HCL89.19 mg
L-methionine89.19 mg
L-ornithine HCL50 mg
L-proline49.95 mg
L-cysteine49.75 mg
L-glutamine49.6 mg
L-pyroglutamic acid49.5 mg
Taurine49.25 mg
Reduced L-glutathione49 mg
Eznyme Blend240 mg
Bromelain (from Pineapple stem)80 mg
Papain (from Carica papaya (Papaya), fruit)80 mg
Amylase (from fermentation of Aspergillus oryzae)50 mg
Lipase (from fermentation of Aspergillus niger)30 mg
Immunity Stimulating Blend147 mg
Aloe vera (Aloe barbadensis, leaf juice powder) (equivalent to 10,000 mg of Aloe leaf juice)50 mg
Olive leaf extract (Olea europea)50 mg
(providing oleuropein)7.5 mg
Beta glucan (from yeast)35 mg
Tea polysaccharides12.5 mg
(from Camellia sinensis, leaf)50 mg
Eye Health Blend [some ingredients are matched elsewhere]53 mg
Bilberry extract (Vaccinum myrtillus, fruit)40 mg
(providing 10 mg of proanthocyanins and
anthocyanins)
Rutin (from Saphorae japonica, bud)9.85 mg
Astaxanthin800 µg
(from haematococcus pluvialis)26.6 mg
Zeaxanthin500 µg
(from Aztec marigold, flower)10 mg
Other ingredients
Thorne Research, Children's Basic Nutrientsxtendlife Total Balance Unisex Premium
Hypromellose (derived from cellulose) capsule, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Calcium Laurate, Silicon DioxideMicrocrystalline cellulose, Dextrose, Enteric Coating (Purified water, Ethylcellulose, Ammonium hydroxide, Medium chain triglycerides, Oleic acid, Sodium carboxymethyl cellulose, Talc, Polydextrose), Maltodextrin, Silicon dioxide, Sodium carboxymethyl cellulose

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