xtendlife Total Balance Children’s vs Pure Vegan, Advanced Vegan

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Complete nutritional comparison


Ingredient
xtendlife Total Balance Children's(Daily Dose)Pure Vegan, Advanced Vegan(Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (as Natural mixed carotenoids)1000 IU12500 IU1150% ↑Vitamin A (as Alpha-Carotene & Beta-Carotene) [contained in: Betatene® providing:]
Vitamin C (from69 mg100 mg45% ↑Vitamin C (as Ascorbyl Palmitate & Ascorbic Acid)
Calcium ascorbate40 mg
Potassium ascorbate50 mg99 mgPotassium (as Potassium Aspartate, Alpha Ketoglutarate, & 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 IU200 IU-9% ↓Vitamin D (as Ergocalciferol)
Vitamin E15 IU200 IU1233% ↑Vitamin E (as d-Alpha Tocopherpl Acetate)
(as D-Alpha Tocopheryl Succinate from Vegetable/Soy Oils &
Tocotrienol/Tocopherol Complex (from African Oil Palm)) (1 mg = 1.21 IU)
Thiamin1.2 mg50 mg4067% ↑Thiamine (Vitamin B1)
(from Thiamin HCl)3 mg
Riboflavin1 mg50 mg4901% ↑Riboflavin (Vitamin B2)
(from Riboflavin-5-phosphate)1.9 mg
Niacin (from4.6 mg
Nicotinic acid2.5 mg
Niacinamide)2.5 mg50 mgNiacinamide
Vitamin B61.6 mg50 mgPyridoxine HCL (Vitamin B6)
The body converts pyridoxal to vitamin B6. The body converts pyridoxine to pyridoxal. Pyridoxine hydrochloride contains pyridoxine.
Sources:
• "Tool for calculating molecular weights"
bywebqc.org, webqc.org
Web QC - Molecular Weight Calculation Tool
• "Foundational Medicine Review 2001 Vol 6: Shows the most active form of Vitamin B6, Biochemistry and Clinical Applications"
Thorne Research
Foundational Medicine Review: Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine; Pyridoxal 5'Phosphate)
• "The three main forms of Vitamin B6. Its effect on nervous system function, red blood cell formation, niacin formation, hormone function, nucleic acid synthesis, the RDA, disease prevention and treatment, sources, supplements and safety."
byJane Higdon, Ph.D and Victoria J. Drake, Ph.D, Linus Pauling Institute
LPI - Micro Nutrient Info Center - Vitamin B6
(from Pyridoxal-5-phosphate)3 mg
Folic Acid107 µg800 µg648% ↑Folic Acid
Vitamin B12 (as Cobamamide)2 µg6 µg200% ↑Vitamin B12 (as Methylcobalamin)
Biotin80 µg300 µg275% ↑Biotin
Pantothenic Acid5 mg50 mg900% ↑Pantothenic Acid
(from Calcium pantothenate)5.6 mg
Calcium (from 50 mg of Calcium (Red Algae (Lithothamnium species),25 mg100 mg300% ↑Calcium (as Calcium Citrate & Bisglycinate)
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 mg150 mg369% ↑Magnesium (as Magnesium Citrate, Alpha Ketogluturate, & Oxide)
Magnesium Citrate100 mg
Magnesium Stearate)38 mg
Zinc2.2 mg10 mg355% ↑Zinc (as Zinc Amino Acid Chelate)
(from Zinc citrate)7 mg
Selenium40 µg200 µg400% ↑Selenium (as L-Selenomethionine)
(from L-Selenomethionine)100 µg
Copper0.06 mg2 mg3233% ↑Copper (as Copper Gluconate)
(from Copper gluconate)0.47 mg
Manganese0.58 mg2 mg245% ↑Manganese (as Manganese Citrate)
(from Manganese citrate)2 mg
Chromium44 µg200 µg355% ↑Chromium (as Chromium Picolinate)
Chromium Picolinate)367 µg
Molybdenum12 µg75 µg525% ↑Molybdenum (as Molybdenum 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 mg50 mgCholine
Soy lecithin (unrefined) contains phosphatidyl choline. Phosphatidyl choline contains choline.
Sources:
• "SoyInfo Center: Soy from a historical perspective"
Soyinfo Center
SoyInfo Center
• "PubChem, released in 2004, provides information on the biological activities of small molecules."
National Center for Biotechnology Information - USA
PubChem
Tumeric extract (from Curcuma longa, root)50 mg
(providing curcuminoids)47.5 mg
N-Acetyl L-Cysteine49 mg100 mgL-Carnitine Tartrate
The body converts N-acetyl-L-cysteine to L-cysteine. Both L-cysteine and L-carnitine are forms of amino acid. Levocarnitine tartrate contains L-carnitine.
Sources:
• "PubChem: Cysteine - Compound Summary CID 5862"
National Center for Biotechnology Information - USA
PubChem: Cysteine - Compound Summary
• "Introduction to the chemistry of amino acids"
byDepartment of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics, University of Arizona
The Chemistry of Amino Acids
• "Cysteine - uses, dietary sources, available forms, how to take it, precautions, possible interactions "
St Luke's Hospital
Cysteine
• "PubChem - Levocarnitine Compound Summary"
National Center for Biotechnology Information
Pubchem: Levocarnitine - Compound Summary
• "PubChem - Levocarnitine Tartrate Compound Summary"
National Center for Biotechnology Information
National Center for Biotechnology Information. PubChem Database. Levocarnitine tartrate, CID=70700026 (accessed on Jan. 6, 2020)
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 mg50 mg257% ↑Inositol
L-Ornithine HCL14 mg
Myricetin14 mg10 mgQuercetin
Both myricetin and quercetin are forms of flavonol.
Sources:
• "Flavonoids, classification, metabolism and bioavailability, biological activities, disease prevention, supplements, safety, drug and nutrient interactions. Classifications include anthocyanidins, flavanols, flavanones, flavonols, flavones and isolflavones."
byJane Higdon, Ph.D and Victoria J. Drake, Ph.D, Christopher Bates, D.Phil, Linus Pauling Institute
LPI - Micro Nutrient Info Center - Flavonoids
(from Myrica cerifera (Bayberry), leaf)20 mg
Grape Seed Extract (from Vitis vinifera Seed)12 mg5 mg-58% ↓Grapeseed Extract 95%
Comparison figures for extracts, concentrates and complexes should not be relied on. The original ingredients and extraction processes may differ widely.
(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 mg5 mg-49% ↓Alpha Lipoic Acid
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 mg25 mg400% ↑PABA (Para Aminobenzoic Acid)
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 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
Lutein500 µg49 µg-90% ↓Lutein
(from Aztec marigold flower)10 mg
Tocotrienol/Tocopherol Complex (from382 µg
Tocomin® from African Oil Palm)2 mg
Astaxanthin372 µg
Haematococcus Pluvialis)11.7 mg
Lycopene180 µg3 mg1567% ↑Lycopene
(from Tomato extract)900 µg
Boron100 µg2 mg1900% ↑Boron (as Boron Citrate)
(from Boron citrate)2 mg
Zeaxanthin100 µg49 µg-51% ↓Zeaxanthin
(from Aztec marigold, flower)2 mg
158 mgBetatene® providing: [all ingredients are matched elsewhere]
98 µgCryptoxanthin
Nutrients only in xtendlife Total Balance Children's
Dose: Child
Niacin (from4.6 mg
Nicotinic acid2.5 mg
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
Tumeric extract (from Curcuma longa, root)50 mg
(providing curcuminoids)47.5 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
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
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
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 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
Nutrients only in Pure Vegan, Advanced Vegan
Dose: Adult
Betatene® providing: [all ingredients are matched elsewhere]158 mg
Cryptoxanthin98 µg
Other ingredients
xtendlife Total Balance Children'sPure Vegan, Advanced Vegan
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.Digeseb Plus® is a proprietary blend of enzymes which help digest food, minerals and proteins

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