xtendlife Total Balance Children's vs Thorne Kids Multi +

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Complete nutritional comparison



Ingredient
xtendlife Total Balance Children's (Daily Dose)Thorne Kids Multi + (Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (as Natural mixed carotenoids)1000 IU120 µg-60% ↓Vitamin A (from Beta Carotene)
Vitamin C (from69 mg20 mg-71% ↓Vitamin C (as Ascorbic Acid)
Calcium ascorbate40 mg
Potassium ascorbate50 mg
Ascorbyl palmitate)20 mg
Vitamin D (as Cholecalciferol)220 IU20 µg264% ↑Vitamin D (as Vitamin D3) (800 IU)
Cholecalciferol is also called vitamin D3.
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
Vitamin E15 IU7.5 mg-26% ↓Vitamin E (as d-Alpha Tocopheryl from Mixed Tocopherols)
D alpha tocopherol is also called vitamin E.
Sources:
• "Dietary supplement ingredient database: unit conversion tables"
National Institute of Health
Unit conversions for vitamins
(as D-Alpha Tocopheryl Succinate from Vegetable/Soy Oils &
Tocotrienol/Tocopherol Complex (from African Oil Palm)) (1 mg = 1.21 IU)
Thiamin1.2 mg
(from Thiamin HCl)3 mg
Riboflavin1 mg1 mg0%Riboflavin (as Riboflavin 5'-Phosphate Sodium)
(from Riboflavin-5-phosphate)1.9 mg
Niacin (from4.6 mg
Nicotinic acid2.5 mg
Niacinamide)2.5 mg
Vitamin B61.6 mg1 mg-37% ↓Vitamin B6 (as Pyridoxal 5'-Phosphate)
(from Pyridoxal-5-phosphate)3 mg
Folic Acid107 µg500 mcg DFE180% ↑Folate (as L-5-Methyltetrahydrofolate)
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 µg5 µg150% ↑Vitamin B12 (as Methylcobalamin)
Biotin80 µg
Pantothenic Acid5 mg
(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 µg45 µg-70% ↓Iodine (as Potassium Iodide)
(from Potassium iodide)197 µg
Magnesium (from32 mg42 mg31% ↑Magnesium (as Magnesium Citrate and Magnesium Malate)
Magnesium Citrate100 mg
Magnesium Stearate)38 mg
Zinc2.2 mg5 mg127% ↑Zinc (as TRAACS® Zinc Bisglycinate Chelate)
(from Zinc citrate)7 mg
Selenium40 µg
(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 µg
(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 mg60 mgCholine (as Choline Citrate)
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 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 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
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 µg1 mg100% ↑Lutein from Lutemax2020® (Tagetes erecta))
(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 µg
(from Tomato extract)900 µg
Boron100 µg
(from Boron citrate)2 mg
Zeaxanthin100 µg200 µg100% ↑Zeaxanthin Isomers from Lutemax2020 (Tagetes erecta)
(from Aztec marigold, flower)2 mg
50 µgVitamin K (as K2 (MK-7))
50 mgDHA (Docosahexaenoic Acid)(from Algal Oil)

Nutrients exclusive to xtendlife Total Balance Children's

Dose: Child
Thiamin1.2 mg
(from Thiamin HCl)3 mg
Niacin (from4.6 mg
Nicotinic acid2.5 mg
Niacinamide)2.5 mg
Biotin80 µg
Pantothenic Acid5 mg
(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
Selenium40 µg
(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 µg
(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
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 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
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
Lycopene180 µg
(from Tomato extract)900 µg
Boron100 µg
(from Boron citrate)2 mg

Nutrients exclusive to Thorne Kids Multi +

Dose: Child
Vitamin K (as K2 (MK-7))50 µg
DHA (Docosahexaenoic Acid)(from Algal Oil)50 mg

Other ingredients

xtendlife Total Balance Children'sThorne Kids Multi +
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.Oat Fiber, Flavors, Cellulose Powder, Quillaja Extract, Silicon Dioxide, Color (Vegetable), Xylitol, Pullalan, Citric Acid, Stevia Extract (Leaf) (Rebaudioside A 95%), Purified Water, Sunflower Lecitihin.

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