Carlson Super 2 Daily vs Centrum Adults

All of the differences set out neatly so that you can make a choice between them.

Complete nutritional comparison


Ingredient
Carlson Super 2 Daily(Daily Dose)Centrum Adults(Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (as beta carotene)3000 µg3500 IU?Vitamin A (29% as Beta-Carotene)
Vitamin C (from calcium ascorbate)600 mg60 mg-90% ↓Vitamin C
Vitamin D3 (as cholecaciferol)40 µg1000 IU?Vitamin D
Vitamin E (as d-alpha tocopherol from soy)268 mg30 IU?Vitamin E
Thiamin (Vitamin B-1) (from thiamin mononitrate)15 mg1.5 mg-90% ↓Thiamin
Riboflavin (Vitamin B-2)17 mg1.7 mg-90% ↓Riboflavin
Niacin (as niacinimide)40 mg20 mg-50% ↓Niacin
Vitamin B-6 (as pyridoxine HCl)20 mg2 mg-90% ↓Vitamin B6
Folate (folic acid)400 µg400 µgFolic Acid
Both folate and folic acid 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 B-12 (as cyanocobalamin)120 µg6 µg-95% ↓Vitamin B12
Biotin300 µg30 µg-90% ↓Biotin
Pantothenic Acid (from d-calcium pantothenate)40 mg10 mg-75% ↓Pantothenic Acid
Calcium (from calcium ascorbate, dicalcium phosphate and d-calcium pantothenate)70 mg200 mg186% ↑Calcium
Iodine (from potassium iodide)300 µg150 µg-50% ↓Iodine
Magnesium (from magnesium oxide)100 mg50 mg-50% ↓Magnesium
Zinc (from zinc glycinate chelate)15 mg11 mg-27% ↓Zinc
Selenium (from selenomethionine)210 µg55 µg-74% ↓Selenium
Copper (from copper chelate and copper carbonate)2 mg0.5 mg-75% ↓Copper
Manganese (from manganese glycinate chelate)3 mg2.3 mg-23% ↓Manganese
Chromium (from chromium nicotinate)240 µg35 µg-85% ↓Chromium
Molybdenum (from molybdenum glycinate chelate)75 µg45 µg-40% ↓Molybdenum
Lutein800 µg
Boron (from boron glycinate chelate)2 mg75 µg-96% ↓Boron
Vanadium (from Bis-Maltolato Oxo Vanadium)400 µg10 µg-98% ↓Vanadium
Norwegian Fish Oil800 mg
EPA (Eicosapentaenoic Acid)130 mg
DHA (Docosahexaenoic Acid)90 µg
25 µgVitamin K
18 mgIron
20 mgPhosphorus
72 mgChloride
80 mgPotassium
5 µgNickel
2 mgSilicon
10 µgTin
Nutrients only in Carlson Super 2 Daily
Dose: Adult
Lutein800 µg
Norwegian Fish Oil800 mg
EPA (Eicosapentaenoic Acid)130 mg
DHA (Docosahexaenoic Acid)90 µg
Nutrients only in Centrum Adults
Dose: Adult
Vitamin K25 µg
Iron18 mg
Phosphorus20 mg
Chloride72 mg
Potassium80 mg
Nickel5 µg
Silicon2 mg
Tin10 µg
Other ingredients
Carlson Super 2 DailyCentrum Adults
Bees wax, soy lecithin, rice flour, olive oil, soybean oil, medium chain triglyceride oil, ascorbyl palmitate, microcrystalline cellulose, glyceryl stearate, safflower oil.
Soft Gel: Beef gelatin, glycerin, water, carob.
Contains soy and fish (anchovy and sardine)
Calcium Carbonate, Potassium Chloride, Dibasic Calcium Phosphate, Magnesium Oxide, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Ascorbic Acid (Vit. C), Ferrous Fumarate, dl-Alpha Tocopheryl Acetate (Vit. E), Maltodextrin. Contains < 2% of: Beta-Carotene, BHT (to preserve freshness), Biotin, Calcium Pantothenate, Cholecalciferol (Vit. D3), Chromium Picolinate, Corn Starch, Crospovidone, Copper Sulfate, Cyanocobalamin (Vit. B12), Folic Acid, Gelatin, Hydrogenated Palm Oil, Magnesium Stearate, Manganese Sulfate, Modified Corn Starch, Niacinamide, Nickelous Sulfate, Phytonadione (Vit. K), Polyethylene Glycol, Polyvinyl Alcohol, Potassium Iodide, Pregelatinized Corn Starch, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vit. B6), Riboflavin (Vit. B2), Silicon Dioxide, Sodium Ascorbate (to preserve freshness), Sodium Metavanadate, Sodium Molybdate, Sodium Selenate, Stannous Chloride, Talc, Thiamine Mononitrate (Vit. B1), Titanium Dioxide, Tocopherols (to preserve freshness), Vitamin A Acetate, Yellow 6 Lake, Zinc Oxide.

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