xtendlife Multi-xtra vs Life Extension Children’s Formula

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Complete nutritional comparison


Ingredient
xtendlife Multi-xtra(Daily Dose)Life Extension Children's Formula(Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (as Natural Mixed Carotenoids)5000 IU1050 µg?Vitamin A (as beta-carotene)
Vitamin C (from155 mg120 mg-23% ↓Vitamin C (as ascorbic acid)
(from Calcium Ascorbate150 mg
Potassium Ascorbate50 mg
Ascorbyl Palmitate)10 mg
Vitamin D (as Cholecalciferol)500 IU10 µgVitamin D3 (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"
byJane 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"
byRichard S. Bak, Ph.D., Warde Medical Laboratory
Vitamin D and Metabolites
• "Human trial comparing potencies of Vitamins D2 and D3"
byRobert 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 E102 IU20.1 mg?Vitamin E (as D-alpha tocopheryl succinate)
(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 Menaquinone-4)180 µg
Thiamin12 mg3 mg-75% ↓Thiamine (Vitamin B1) (as thiamine mononitrate)
(from Thiamin Hydrochloride)13.5 mg
Riboflavin10 mg1.7 mg-83% ↓Riboflavin (Vitamin B2)
(from Riboflavin-5-Phosphate)19.4 mg
Niacin26 mg20 mg-23% ↓Niacin (Vitamin B3) (as niacinamide)
(from Nicotinic Acid14 mg
Niacinamide)14 mg
Vitamin B68 mg2 mg-75% ↓Vitamin B6 (as pyridoxine HCI)
(from Pyridoxal-5-Phosphate)11.7 mg
Folic Acid323 µg265 µgFolate (as folic acid, L-5-methyltetrahydrofolate calcium salt)
Both folic acid and folate 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 Cobamamide)25 µg6 µg-76% ↓Vitamin B12 (as cyanocobalamin)
Biotin400 µg300 µg-25% ↓Biotin
Pantothenic Acid41 mg10 mg-76% ↓Pantothenic acid (as D-calcium pantothenate)
(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
Iodine150 µg150 µg=Iodine (as potassium iodide)
(from Potassium Iodide)197 µg
Magnesium (from64 mg50 mg-22% ↓Magnesium (as magnesium oxide)
Magnesium Citrate200 mg
Calcium Magnesium Inositol Hexaphosphate60 mg
Magnesium Stearate)16 mg
Zinc9 mg10 mg11% ↑Zinc (as TRAACS® zinc bisglycinate chelate)
(from Zinc Citrate)31 mg
Selenium100 µg25 µg-75% ↓Selenium (as L-selenomethionine)
(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 µg20 µg-69% ↓Molybdenum (as TRAACS® molybdenum glycinate chelate)
(from Molybdenum Glycinate)641 µg
Potassium (from47 mg10 mg-79% ↓Potassium (as potassium citrate)
Tripotassium Citrate100 mg
Potassium Ascorbate50 mg
Potassium Iodide)0.19 mg
MSM (Methylsufonyl Methane)100 mg
Choline Bitartrate95 mg
Inositol (from 50 mg of Inositol and67 mg10 mg-85% ↓Inositol
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 mg1 mgCoenzyme Q10
Tocomin ® contains coenzyme Q10.
Sources:
• "Tocomin Tocotrienols Complex - A Potent Natural Neuroprotective Vitamin "
byDr. Sharon Ling (B.Pharm, Ph.D.), Carotech
Tocomin Tocotrienols Complex
Boron600 µg
(from Boron Citrate)12 mg
Lutein500 µg5 mg900% ↑trans-lutein [contained in: Marigold extract (flowers) [std. to]
(from Aztec Marigold Flower Extract)10 mg11.2 mgMarigold extract (flowers) [std. to [all ingredients are matched elsewhere]
Aztec marigold flower extract is the same species as aztec marigold flower.
Lycopene180 µg
(from Tomato extract)900 mg
Zeaxanthin25 µg155 µg520% ↑trans-zeaxanthin ] [contained in: Marigold extract (flowers) [std. to]
(from Aztec Marigold Flower Extract)500 µg
Nutrients only in 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
Copper0.1 mg
(from Copper Gluconate)0.71 mg
Manganese2 mg
(from Manganese Citrate)8 mg
Chromium106 µg
(from Chromium picolinate)884 µg
MSM (Methylsufonyl Methane)100 mg
Choline Bitartrate95 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
Boron600 µg
(from Boron Citrate)12 mg
Lycopene180 µg
(from Tomato extract)900 mg
Nutrients only in Life Extension Children's Formula
Dose: Child
Other ingredients
xtendlife Multi-xtraLife Extension Children's Formula
Microcrystalline Cellulose, Dextrose, Clear Glaze (Talc, Polyvinyl Alcohol, Polyethylene Glycol and Polysorbate 80), Silicon Dioxide, Sodium Carboxymethyl Cellulose, Maltodextrinxylitol, microcrystalline cellulose, natural beet color, natural (cherry, vanilla, strawberry) flavors, stearic acid, citric acid, gum arabic, silica, dicalcium phosphate, luo han guo extract, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, maltodextrin, corn starch, stevia extract.
Contains soybeans.

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