Thorne Kids Multi + vs xtendlife Multi-xtra

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Complete nutritional comparison



Ingredient
Thorne Kids Multi + (Daily Dose)xtendlife Multi-xtra (Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (from Beta Carotene)120 µg5000 IU1150% ↑Vitamin A (as Natural Mixed Carotenoids)
Vitamin C (as Ascorbic Acid)20 mg155 mg675% ↑Vitamin C (from
150 mg(from Calcium Ascorbate
50 mgPotassium Ascorbate
10 mgAscorbyl Palmitate)
Vitamin D (as Vitamin D3) (800 IU)20 µg500 IU-38% ↓Vitamin D (as Cholecalciferol)
Vitamin D3 is a form of vitamin D.
Sources:
• "Explains the relationship between different forms of Vitamin D and how they are processed in the body."
Office of Dietary Supplements - National Institutes of Health - USA
Dietary Supplement Fact Sheet: Vitamin D
• "Vitamin D sources, methods of activiation in the body and uses"
by Jane Higdon, Ph.D and Victoria J. Drake, Ph.D, Linus Pauling Institute
LPI - Micro Nutrient Info Center - Vitamin D
• "On Vitamin D chemistry, sources, biological actions and clinical significance"
by Richard S. Bak, Ph.D., Warde Medical Laboratory
Vitamin D and Metabolites
• "Human trial comparing potencies of Vitamins D2 and D3"
by Robert P. Heaney Robert R. Recker James Grote Ronald L. Horst Laura A. G. Armas, The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism
JCEM - Vitamin D3 Is More Potent Than Vitamin D2 in Humans
Vitamin E (as d-Alpha Tocopheryl from Mixed Tocopherols)7.5 mg102 IU813% ↑Vitamin E
D alpha tocopherol is also called vitamin E.
Sources:
• "Dietary supplement ingredient database: unit conversion tables"
National Institute of Health
Unit conversions for vitamins
(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 K2 (MK-7))50 µg180 µg260% ↑Vitamin K (as Menaquinone-4)
Riboflavin (as Riboflavin 5'-Phosphate Sodium)1 mg10 mg900% ↑Riboflavin
19.4 mg(from Riboflavin-5-Phosphate)
Vitamin B6 (as Pyridoxal 5'-Phosphate)1 mg8 mg700% ↑Vitamin B6
11.7 mg(from Pyridoxal-5-Phosphate)
Folate (as L-5-Methyltetrahydrofolate)500 mcg DFE323 µg8% ↑Folic 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
Vitamin B12 (as Methylcobalamin)5 µg25 µg400% ↑Vitamin B12 (as Cobamamide)
Choline (as Choline Citrate)60 mg95 mgCholine Bitartrate
Choline bitartrate contains choline.
Sources:
• "Tool for calculating molecular weights"
by webqc.org, webqc.org
Web QC - Molecular Weight Calculation Tool
Iodine (as Potassium Iodide)45 µg150 µg233% ↑Iodine
197 µg(from Potassium Iodide)
Magnesium (as Magnesium Citrate and Magnesium Malate)42 mg64 mg52% ↑Magnesium (from
200 mgMagnesium Citrate
60 mgCalcium Magnesium Inositol Hexaphosphate
16 mgMagnesium Stearate)
Zinc (as TRAACS® Zinc Bisglycinate Chelate)5 mg9 mg80% ↑Zinc
31 mg(from Zinc Citrate)
DHA (Docosahexaenoic Acid)(from Algal Oil)50 mg
Lutein from Lutemax2020® (Tagetes erecta))1 mg500 µg-50% ↓Lutein
10 mg(from Aztec Marigold Flower Extract)
Zeaxanthin Isomers from Lutemax2020 (Tagetes erecta)200 µg25 µg-88% ↓Zeaxanthin
500 µg(from Aztec Marigold Flower Extract)
12 mgThiamin
13.5 mg(from Thiamin Hydrochloride)
26 mgNiacin
14 mg(from Nicotinic Acid
14 mgNiacinamide)
400 µgBiotin
41 mgPantothenic Acid
45.3 mg(from Calcium Pantothenate)
65 mgCalcium (from
100 mgCalcium Carbonate (from Red Algae (Lithothamnium species),
150 mgCalcium Ascorbate
60 mgCalcium Magnesium Inositol Hexaphosphate
21 mgDicalcium Phosphate
45.3 mgCalcium Panthothenate)
100 µgSelenium
250 µg(from L-Selenomethionine)
0.1 mgCopper
0.71 mg(from Copper Gluconate)
2 mgManganese
8 mg(from Manganese Citrate)
106 µgChromium
884 µg(from Chromium picolinate)
64 µgMolybdenum
641 µg(from Molybdenum Glycinate)
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)
600 µgBoron
12 mg(from Boron Citrate)
180 µgLycopene
900 mg(from Tomato extract)

Nutrients exclusive to Thorne Kids Multi +

Dose: Child
DHA (Docosahexaenoic Acid)(from Algal Oil)50 mg

Nutrients exclusive to xtendlife Multi-xtra

Dose: Adult
Thiamin12 mg
(from Thiamin Hydrochloride)13.5 mg
Niacin26 mg
(from Nicotinic Acid14 mg
Niacinamide)14 mg
Biotin400 µg
Pantothenic Acid41 mg
(from Calcium Pantothenate)45.3 mg
Calcium (from65 mg
Calcium Carbonate (from Red Algae (Lithothamnium species),100 mg
Calcium Ascorbate150 mg
Calcium Magnesium Inositol Hexaphosphate60 mg
Dicalcium Phosphate21 mg
Calcium Panthothenate)45.3 mg
Selenium100 µg
(from L-Selenomethionine)250 µg
Copper0.1 mg
(from Copper Gluconate)0.71 mg
Manganese2 mg
(from Manganese Citrate)8 mg
Chromium106 µg
(from Chromium picolinate)884 µg
Molybdenum64 µg
(from Molybdenum Glycinate)641 µg
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
Boron600 µg
(from Boron Citrate)12 mg
Lycopene180 µg
(from Tomato extract)900 mg

Other ingredients

Thorne Kids Multi +xtendlife Multi-xtra
Oat Fiber, Flavors, Cellulose Powder, Quillaja Extract, Silicon Dioxide, Color (Vegetable), Xylitol, Pullalan, Citric Acid, Stevia Extract (Leaf) (Rebaudioside A 95%), Purified Water, Sunflower Lecitihin.Microcrystalline Cellulose, Dextrose, Clear Glaze (Talc, Polyvinyl Alcohol, Polyethylene Glycol and Polysorbate 80), Silicon Dioxide, Sodium Carboxymethyl Cellulose, Maltodextrin

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