Trace Minerals Research, Kid's Multi vs xtendlife Multi-xtra

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Ingredient
Trace Minerals Research, Kid's Multi (Daily Dose)xtendlife Multi-xtra (Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (as Retinyl Palmitate)750 mcg RAE5000 IU100% ↑Vitamin A (as Natural Mixed Carotenoids)
Vitamin C (as Ascorbic acid)100 mg155 mg55% ↑Vitamin C (from
150 mg(from Calcium Ascorbate
50 mgPotassium Ascorbate
10 mgAscorbyl Palmitate)
Vitamin D3 (as Cholecalciferol)24 µg500 IU-48% ↓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-a Tocopherol acetate)20 mg102 IU242% ↑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)
Thiamin (Thamin HCl) (Vitamin B1)1.5 mg12 mg700% ↑Thiamin
13.5 mg(from Thiamin Hydrochloride)
Riboflavin (Vitamin B2)1.5 mg10 mg567% ↑Riboflavin
19.4 mg(from Riboflavin-5-Phosphate)
Niacin (as Niacinamide) (Vitamin B3)12 mg26 mg117% ↑Niacin
14 mg(from Nicotinic Acid
14 mgNiacinamide)
Vitamin B6 (as Pyridoxine HCl)5 mg8 mg60% ↑Vitamin B6
11.7 mg(from Pyridoxal-5-Phosphate)
Folate (as 375 mcg Folic Acid)638 mcg DFE323 µg-15% ↓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)9 µg25 µg178% ↑Vitamin B12 (as Cobamamide)
Biotin70 µg400 µg471% ↑Biotin
Pantothenic Acid (as d-Calcium pantothenate)10 mg41 mg310% ↑Pantothenic Acid
45.3 mg(from Calcium Pantothenate)
Choline (as Bitartrate)3 mg95 mgCholine Bitartrate
Choline bitartrate contains choline.
Sources:
• "Tool for calculating molecular weights"
by webqc.org, webqc.org
Web QC - Molecular Weight Calculation Tool
Magnesium (from ITM)2 mg64 mg3100% ↑Magnesium (from
200 mgMagnesium Citrate
60 mgCalcium Magnesium Inositol Hexaphosphate
16 mgMagnesium Stearate)
Zinc (as Zinc Gluconate)5 mg9 mg80% ↑Zinc
31 mg(from Zinc Citrate)
Selenium (as Selenium Methionine)20 µg100 µg400% ↑Selenium
250 µg(from L-Selenomethionine)
Manganese (as Manganese Gluconate)2 mg2 mg=Manganese
8 mg(from Manganese Citrate)
Chromium (as Chromium ACC)10 µg106 µg960% ↑Chromium
884 µg(from Chromium picolinate)
Chloride (from ITM)75 mg
Potassium (as Potassium Citrate)5 mg47 mg840% ↑Potassium (from
100 mgTripotassium Citrate
50 mgPotassium Ascorbate
0.19 mgPotassium Iodide)
Ionic Trace Mineral (ITM) Complex (A concentrated complex of full spectrum ionic trace minerals)30 mg30 mg=Mineral sea salts (providing trace elements including Rubidium, Strontium and Tungsten)
Comparison figures for extracts, concentrates and complexes should not be relied on. The original ingredients and extraction processes may differ widely.
Inositol3 mg67 mg2133% ↑Inositol (from 50 mg of Inositol and
60 mgInositol Hexaphosphate)
Sulfate (from ITM)5 mg100 mgMSM (Methylsufonyl Methane)
Both sulfate and methylsulfonylmethane contain sulfur.
Sources:
• "Tool for calculating molecular weights"
by webqc.org, webqc.org
Web QC - Molecular Weight Calculation Tool
PABA (Para-Aminobenzoic Acid)45 µg50 mg111011% ↑PABA (p-Aminobenzoic Acid)
Boron (from ITM)20 µg600 µg2900% ↑Boron
12 mg(from Boron Citrate)
180 µgVitamin K (as Menaquinone-4)
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)
150 µgIodine
197 µg(from Potassium Iodide)
0.1 mgCopper
0.71 mg(from Copper Gluconate)
64 µgMolybdenum
641 µg(from Molybdenum Glycinate)
50 mgSoy Lecithin
(a source of Phosphatidyl Choline)
40 mgHorsetail extract (from Equisetum arvense, leaf & stem)
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)
500 µgLutein
10 mg(from Aztec Marigold Flower Extract)
180 µgLycopene
900 mg(from Tomato extract)
25 µgZeaxanthin
500 µg(from Aztec Marigold Flower Extract)

Nutrients exclusive to Trace Minerals Research, Kid's Multi

Dose: Child
Chloride (from ITM)75 mg

Nutrients exclusive to xtendlife Multi-xtra

Dose: Adult
Vitamin K (as Menaquinone-4)180 µg
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
Iodine150 µg
(from Potassium Iodide)197 µg
Copper0.1 mg
(from Copper Gluconate)0.71 mg
Molybdenum64 µg
(from Molybdenum Glycinate)641 µg
Soy Lecithin50 mg
(a source of Phosphatidyl Choline)
Horsetail extract (from Equisetum arvense, leaf & stem)40 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
Lutein500 µg
(from Aztec Marigold Flower Extract)10 mg
Lycopene180 µg
(from Tomato extract)900 mg
Zeaxanthin25 µg
(from Aztec Marigold Flower Extract)500 µg

Other ingredients

Trace Minerals Research, Kid's Multixtendlife Multi-xtra
Purified water, juice concentrate blend (pineapple, peach, pear), pure cane sugar, glycerine, natural flavor, xanthan gum, potassium sorbate, potassium benzoate, stevia leaf extract.Microcrystalline Cellulose, Dextrose, Clear Glaze (Talc, Polyvinyl Alcohol, Polyethylene Glycol and Polysorbate 80), Silicon Dioxide, Sodium Carboxymethyl Cellulose, Maltodextrin

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