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

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

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (as Natural Mixed Carotenoids)5000 IU787.2 µg?Vitamin A (from
562.2 µgBeta Carotene and
225 µgPalmitate)
Vitamin C (from155 mg250 mg61% ↑Vitamin C (as Ascorbic Acid)
(from Calcium Ascorbate150 mg
Potassium Ascorbate50 mg
Ascorbyl Palmitate)10 mg
Vitamin D (as Cholecalciferol)500 IU10 µg?Vitamin D (as Vitamin D3 400 IU)
Vitamin E102 IU80.4 µg?Vitamin E (as d-Alpha Tocopheryl)
(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 µg30 µg-83% ↓Vitamin K (as Vitamin K1)
Thiamin12 mg12 mg=Thiamin (as Thiamin HCL)
(from Thiamin Hydrochloride)13.5 mg
Riboflavin10 mg3.3 mg-67% ↓Riboflavin (as Riboflavin 5'-Phosphate Sodium)
(from Riboflavin-5-Phosphate)19.4 mg
Niacin26 mg49 mg88% ↑Niacin (as 9 mg Niacin and
(from Nicotinic Acid14 mg
Niacinamide)14 mg40 mgNiacinamide)
Vitamin B68 mg3 mg-62% ↓Vitamin B6 (as Pyridoxal 5'-Phosphate)
(from Pyridoxal-5-Phosphate)11.7 mg
Folic Acid323 µg666.7 µgFolate (as
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
200 µgCalcium Folinate and
200 µgL-5-Methyltetrahydrofolate from L-5-Methyltetrahydrofolic Acid, Glucosamine Salt)
Vitamin B12 (as Cobamamide)25 µg135 µg440% ↑Vitamin B12 (as
67.5 µgAdenosylcobalamin and
67.5 µgMethylcobalamin)
Biotin400 µg120 µg-70% ↓Biotin
Pantothenic Acid41 mg124 mg202% ↑Pantothenic Acid (as Calcium Pantothenate)
(from Calcium Pantothenate)45.3 mg
Calcium (from65 mg69 mg6% ↑Calcium (as
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
34.5 mgCalcium Citrate and
34.5 mgCalcium Malate)
Iodine150 µg67.5 µg-55% ↓Iodine (as Potassium Iodide)
(from Potassium Iodide)197 µg
Magnesium (from64 mg45 mg-30% ↓Magnesium (as
Magnesium Citrate200 mg22.5 mgMagnesium Citrate and
Calcium Magnesium Inositol Hexaphosphate60 mg
Magnesium Stearate)16 mg
22.5 mgMagnesium Malate)
Zinc9 mg4.5 mg-50% ↓Zinc (as Zinc Picolinate)
(from Zinc Citrate)31 mg
Selenium100 µg60 µg-40% ↓Selenium (as L-Selenomethionine)
(from L-Selenomethionine)250 µg
Copper0.1 mg450 µg350% ↑Copper (as Copper Picolinate)
(from Copper Gluconate)0.71 mg
Manganese2 mg1.8 mg-10% ↓Manganese (as Manganese Picolinate)
(from Manganese Citrate)8 mg
Chromium106 µg60 µg-43% ↓Chromium (as TRAACS® Chromium Nicotinate Glycinate Chelate)
(from Chromium picolinate)884 µg
Molybdenum64 µg30 µg-53% ↓Molybdenum (as TRAACS® Molybdenum Glycinate Chelate)
(from Molybdenum Glycinate)641 µg
Potassium (from47 mg
Tripotassium Citrate100 mg
Potassium Ascorbate50 mg
Potassium Iodide)0.19 mg
MSM (Methylsufonyl Methane)100 mg
Choline Bitartrate95 mg11 mgCholine (as Choline Citrate)
Choline bitartrate contains choline.
Sources:
• "Tool for calculating molecular weights"
bywebqc.org, webqc.org
Web QC - Molecular Weight Calculation Tool
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 µg900 µg50% ↑Boron (as Boronorganic™ Boron Glycinate Complex)
(from Boron Citrate)12 mg
Lutein500 µg36 µg-93% ↓Lutein (from Aztec Marigold extract (flower) (Tagetes erecta))
(from Aztec Marigold Flower Extract)10 mg
Lycopene180 µg
(from Tomato extract)900 mg
Zeaxanthin25 µg
(from Aztec Marigold Flower Extract)500 µg
4.5 mgIron (as Iron Picolinate)
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
Lycopene180 µg
(from Tomato extract)900 mg
Zeaxanthin25 µg
(from Aztec Marigold Flower Extract)500 µg
Nutrients only in Thorne Research, Children's Basic Nutrients
Dose: Child
Iron (as Iron Picolinate)4.5 mg
Other ingredients
xtendlife Multi-xtraThorne Research, Children's Basic Nutrients
Microcrystalline Cellulose, Dextrose, Clear Glaze (Talc, Polyvinyl Alcohol, Polyethylene Glycol and Polysorbate 80), Silicon Dioxide, Sodium Carboxymethyl Cellulose, MaltodextrinHypromellose (derived from cellulose) capsule, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Calcium Laurate, Silicon Dioxide

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