xtendlife Total Balance Children’s vs Life Extension Children’s Formula

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Complete nutritional comparison


Ingredient
xtendlife Total Balance Children's(Daily Dose)Life Extension Children's Formula(Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (as Natural mixed carotenoids)1000 IU1050 µg?Vitamin A (as beta-carotene)
Vitamin C (from69 mg120 mg74% ↑Vitamin C (as ascorbic acid)
Calcium ascorbate40 mg
Potassium ascorbate50 mg10 mgPotassium (as potassium citrate)
Potassium ascorbate contains potassium.
Sources:
• "The Bioavailability of Different Forms of Vitamin C"
byJane Higdon, R.N., Ph.D, Linus Pauling Institute
LPI - Micronutrient Information Centre - The Bioavailability of Different Forms of Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid)
• "RFA: Table of mineral constituents"
RFA: Regulatory Affairs
RFA: Mineral Conversion Table
Ascorbyl palmitate)20 mg
Vitamin D (as Cholecalciferol)220 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 E15 IU20.1 mg?Vitamin E (as D-alpha tocopheryl succinate)
(as D-Alpha Tocopheryl Succinate from Vegetable/Soy Oils &
Tocotrienol/Tocopherol Complex (from African Oil Palm)) (1 mg = 1.21 IU)
Thiamin1.2 mg3 mg150% ↑Thiamine (Vitamin B1) (as thiamine mononitrate)
(from Thiamin HCl)3 mg
Riboflavin1 mg1.7 mg70% ↑Riboflavin (Vitamin B2)
(from Riboflavin-5-phosphate)1.9 mg
Niacin (from4.6 mg20 mg335% ↑Niacin (Vitamin B3) (as niacinamide)
Nicotinic acid2.5 mg
Niacinamide)2.5 mg
Vitamin B61.6 mg2 mg25% ↑Vitamin B6 (as pyridoxine HCI)
(from Pyridoxal-5-phosphate)3 mg
Folic Acid107 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)2 µg6 µg200% ↑Vitamin B12 (as cyanocobalamin)
Biotin80 µg300 µg275% ↑Biotin
Pantothenic Acid5 mg10 mg100% ↑Pantothenic acid (as D-calcium pantothenate)
(from Calcium pantothenate)5.6 mg
Calcium (from 50 mg of Calcium (Red Algae (Lithothamnium species),25 mg
Dicalcium Phosphate24 mg
Calcium Ascorbate40 mg
Calcium Panthothenate)5.6 mg
Iodine150 µg150 µg=Iodine (as potassium iodide)
(from Potassium iodide)197 µg
Magnesium (from32 mg50 mg56% ↑Magnesium (as magnesium oxide)
Magnesium Citrate100 mg
Magnesium Stearate)38 mg
Zinc2.2 mg10 mg355% ↑Zinc (as TRAACS® zinc bisglycinate chelate)
(from Zinc citrate)7 mg
Selenium40 µg25 µg-37% ↓Selenium (as L-selenomethionine)
(from L-Selenomethionine)100 µg
Copper0.06 mg
(from Copper gluconate)0.47 mg
Manganese0.58 mg
(from Manganese citrate)2 mg
Chromium44 µg
Chromium Picolinate)367 µg
Molybdenum12 µg20 µg67% ↑Molybdenum (as TRAACS® molybdenum glycinate chelate)
(from Molybdenum Glycinate)120 µg
Aloe Vera (from Aloe barbadensis, leaf juice powder) (equivalent to 10,000 mg of Aloe Leaf Juice)50 mg
Black Cumin Extract (from Nigella sativa, seed) (equivalent to 200mg of Black Cumin Seeds)50 mg
Green Tea Extract (from Camellia sinensis, leaf)50 mg
(providing catechins)36.5 mg
Milk Thistle Extract (from Silybum marianum, seed)50 mg
(providing 40 mg of Silymarins)40 mg
Soy lecithin (a source of Phosphatidyl choline)50 mg
Tumeric extract (from Curcuma longa, root)50 mg
(providing curcuminoids)47.5 mg
N-Acetyl L-Cysteine49 mg
Taurine49 mg
Beta Glucan (from yeast)35 mg
L-Arginine HCL25 mg
Bilberry Extract (from Vaccinum myrtillus Fruit)25 mg
(providing anthoycyanins)6.25 mg
Dimethylglycine HCL25 mg
Ginger Extract (Zingiber officinale, root)25 mg
(providing Gingerols)1.25 mg
L-Tyrosine25 mg
L-Lysine HCL24 mg
L-Methionine24 mg
Bacopa Extract (from Bacopa monnieri, leaf)20 mg
(providing Bacosides)6 mg
MSM (Methylsulfonyl Methane)20 mg
Olive Leaf Extract (from Olea europea leaf)20 mg
(providing Oleuropein)3 mg
Papain (from Carica papaya (Papaya) Fruit Latex)20 mg
Betain HCl19 mg
Choline bitartrate19 mg
L-Cysteine19 mg
Hesperidin (from Citrus aurantium (Bitter Orange) Fruit)18 mg
L-Proline15 mg
Inositol14 mg10 mg-29% ↓Inositol
L-Ornithine HCL14 mg
Myricetin14 mg
(from Myrica cerifera (Bayberry), leaf)20 mg
Grape Seed Extract (from Vitis vinifera Seed)12 mg
(providing at least 450mg/g phenolics)
Tea Polysaccharides Extract11 mg
Camellia sinensis Leaf)50 mg
Amylase (from Fermentation of Aspergillus oryzae)10 mg
Bromelain (from Pineapple Stem)10 mg
Guggul Gum Extract (from Commiphora mukul, gum exudate) (a source of guggulsterones)10 mg
Mineral sea salts (providing trace elements including Rubidium, Strontium & Tungsten)10 mg
Masson Pine Bark Extract (from Pinus massoniana Bark)10 mg
RNA (Ribonucleic Acid, from Yeast)9.9 mg
Alpha Lipoic Acid9.9 mg
N-acetyl Glucosamine (from Crustacean shells)9.9 mg
L-Carnosine9.9 mg
L-Glutamine9.9 mg
Reduced Glutathione9.8 mg
Luteolin (from Arachis hypogaea (Peanut) shell)9 mg
Horsetail Extract (from Equisetum arvense Leaf & Stem)8 mg
Alfafa Extract (from Medicago sativa Leaf & stem) equivalent to 60mg fresh alfafa)5 mg
PABA (p-Aminobenzoic Acid)5 mg
SAMe5 mg
(from S-Adenoslymethionine Tosylate)9.5 mg
Lipase (from fermentation of Aspergillus niger)6 mg
Trans-resveratrol5 mg
(from Polygonum cuspidatum (Japanese Knotweed) Extract Root10 mg
Piperine (from Piper nigrum (Black Pepper) Fruit Extract)4.7 mg
Phosphatidyl L-Serine4 mg
(from Soybean)20 mg
Coenzyme Q-102.9 mg1 mg-66% ↓Coenzyme Q10
Rutin (from Japanese Sophora Bud)1.9 mg
Policosanol1.6 mg
(from Sugar cane)1.7 mg
ATP (Adenosine Triphosphate from Yeast)1 mg
Lutein500 µg5 mg900% ↑trans-lutein [contained in: Marigold extract (flowers) [std. to]
(from Aztec marigold flower)10 mg11.2 mgMarigold extract (flowers) [std. to [all ingredients are matched elsewhere]
Comparison figures for extracts, concentrates and complexes should not be relied on. The original ingredients and extraction processes may differ widely.
Tocotrienol/Tocopherol Complex (from382 µg
Tocomin® from African Oil Palm)2 mg
Astaxanthin372 µg
Haematococcus Pluvialis)11.7 mg
Lycopene180 µg
(from Tomato extract)900 µg
Boron100 µg
(from Boron citrate)2 mg
Zeaxanthin100 µg155 µg55% ↑trans-zeaxanthin ] [contained in: Marigold extract (flowers) [std. to]
(from Aztec marigold, flower)2 mg
Nutrients only in xtendlife Total Balance Children's
Dose: Child
Calcium (from 50 mg of Calcium (Red Algae (Lithothamnium species),25 mg
Dicalcium Phosphate24 mg
Calcium Ascorbate40 mg
Calcium Panthothenate)5.6 mg
Copper0.06 mg
(from Copper gluconate)0.47 mg
Manganese0.58 mg
(from Manganese citrate)2 mg
Chromium44 µg
Chromium Picolinate)367 µg
Aloe Vera (from Aloe barbadensis, leaf juice powder) (equivalent to 10,000 mg of Aloe Leaf Juice)50 mg
Black Cumin Extract (from Nigella sativa, seed) (equivalent to 200mg of Black Cumin Seeds)50 mg
Green Tea Extract (from Camellia sinensis, leaf)50 mg
(providing catechins)36.5 mg
Milk Thistle Extract (from Silybum marianum, seed)50 mg
(providing 40 mg of Silymarins)40 mg
Soy lecithin (a source of Phosphatidyl choline)50 mg
Tumeric extract (from Curcuma longa, root)50 mg
(providing curcuminoids)47.5 mg
N-Acetyl L-Cysteine49 mg
Taurine49 mg
Beta Glucan (from yeast)35 mg
L-Arginine HCL25 mg
Bilberry Extract (from Vaccinum myrtillus Fruit)25 mg
(providing anthoycyanins)6.25 mg
Dimethylglycine HCL25 mg
Ginger Extract (Zingiber officinale, root)25 mg
(providing Gingerols)1.25 mg
L-Tyrosine25 mg
L-Lysine HCL24 mg
L-Methionine24 mg
Bacopa Extract (from Bacopa monnieri, leaf)20 mg
(providing Bacosides)6 mg
MSM (Methylsulfonyl Methane)20 mg
Olive Leaf Extract (from Olea europea leaf)20 mg
(providing Oleuropein)3 mg
Papain (from Carica papaya (Papaya) Fruit Latex)20 mg
Betain HCl19 mg
Choline bitartrate19 mg
L-Cysteine19 mg
Hesperidin (from Citrus aurantium (Bitter Orange) Fruit)18 mg
L-Proline15 mg
L-Ornithine HCL14 mg
Myricetin14 mg
(from Myrica cerifera (Bayberry), leaf)20 mg
Grape Seed Extract (from Vitis vinifera Seed)12 mg
(providing at least 450mg/g phenolics)
Tea Polysaccharides Extract11 mg
Camellia sinensis Leaf)50 mg
Amylase (from Fermentation of Aspergillus oryzae)10 mg
Bromelain (from Pineapple Stem)10 mg
Guggul Gum Extract (from Commiphora mukul, gum exudate) (a source of guggulsterones)10 mg
Mineral sea salts (providing trace elements including Rubidium, Strontium & Tungsten)10 mg
Masson Pine Bark Extract (from Pinus massoniana Bark)10 mg
RNA (Ribonucleic Acid, from Yeast)9.9 mg
Alpha Lipoic Acid9.9 mg
N-acetyl Glucosamine (from Crustacean shells)9.9 mg
L-Carnosine9.9 mg
L-Glutamine9.9 mg
Reduced Glutathione9.8 mg
Luteolin (from Arachis hypogaea (Peanut) shell)9 mg
Horsetail Extract (from Equisetum arvense Leaf & Stem)8 mg
Alfafa Extract (from Medicago sativa Leaf & stem) equivalent to 60mg fresh alfafa)5 mg
PABA (p-Aminobenzoic Acid)5 mg
SAMe5 mg
(from S-Adenoslymethionine Tosylate)9.5 mg
Lipase (from fermentation of Aspergillus niger)6 mg
Trans-resveratrol5 mg
(from Polygonum cuspidatum (Japanese Knotweed) Extract Root10 mg
Piperine (from Piper nigrum (Black Pepper) Fruit Extract)4.7 mg
Phosphatidyl L-Serine4 mg
(from Soybean)20 mg
Rutin (from Japanese Sophora Bud)1.9 mg
Policosanol1.6 mg
(from Sugar cane)1.7 mg
ATP (Adenosine Triphosphate from Yeast)1 mg
Tocotrienol/Tocopherol Complex (from382 µg
Tocomin® from African Oil Palm)2 mg
Astaxanthin372 µg
Haematococcus Pluvialis)11.7 mg
Lycopene180 µg
(from Tomato extract)900 µg
Boron100 µg
(from Boron citrate)2 mg
Nutrients only in Life Extension Children's Formula
Dose: Child
Other ingredients
xtendlife Total Balance Children'sLife Extension Children's Formula
Microcrocrystalline cellulose, Dextrose, Enteric coating (Purified Water, Ethylcellulose, Ammonium Hydroxide, Medium Chain Triglycerides, Oleic Acid, Sodium Carboxymethyl Cellulose, Talc, Polydextrose), Silicon Dioxide, Sodium Carboxymethyl Cellulose, Tripotassium Citrate, Maltodextrin.xylitol, 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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