Carlson Super 2 Daily vs Centrum Silver Adults 50+

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

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The Complete Nutritional Comparison shows matched nutrients side-by-side with the following symbols:

  • -58% ↓ OR  43% ↑ OR = (the differences in the amount of the ingredient)
  • ~ (means ingredients are similar nutritionally)
  • (beside ingredients in the first multi with no match in the second multi) OR  (for ingredients that are only present in the second multi)
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Complete nutritional comparison


Ingredient
Carlson Super 2 Daily (Daily Dose)Centrum Silver Adults 50+ (Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (as beta carotene)3000 mcg RAE750 IU?Vitamin A (40% as Beta-Carotene)
Vitamin C (from calcium ascorbate)600 mg60 mg-90% ↓Vitamin C
Vitamin D3 (as cholecaciferol)40 µg25 µgVitamin D
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 E (as d-alpha tocopherol from soy)268 mg22.5 mg-92% ↓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 mg3 mg-85% ↓Vitamin B6
Folate (as 400mg folic acid)680 mcg DFE667 mcg DFE-2% ↓Folate (400 mcg Folic Acid)
Vitamin B-12 (as cyanocobalamin)120 µg25 µg-79% ↓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 mg220 mg214% ↑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 µg19 µg-91% ↓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 µg50 µg-79% ↓Chromium
Molybdenum (from molybdenum glycinate chelate)75 µg45 µg-40% ↓Molybdenum
Lutein800 µg250 µg-69% ↓Lutein
Boron (from boron glycinate chelate)2 mg
Vanadium (from Bis-Maltolato Oxo Vanadium)400 µg
Norwegian Fish Oil800 mg
EPA (Eicosapentaenoic Acid)130 mg
DHA (Docosahexaenoic Acid)90 µg
30 µgVitamin K
20 mgPhosphorus
72 mgChloride
80 mgPotassium
300 µgLycopene
Nutrients only in Carlson Super 2 Daily
Dose: Adult
Boron (from boron glycinate chelate)2 mg
Vanadium (from Bis-Maltolato Oxo Vanadium)400 µg
Norwegian Fish Oil800 mg
EPA (Eicosapentaenoic Acid)130 mg
DHA (Docosahexaenoic Acid)90 µg
Nutrients only in Centrum Silver Adults 50+
Dose: Adult
Vitamin K30 µg
Phosphorus20 mg
Chloride72 mg
Potassium80 mg
Lycopene300 µg
Other ingredients
Carlson Super 2 DailyCentrum Silver Adults 50+
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, Ascorbic Acid (Vit. C), Microcrystalline Cellulose, dl-Alpha Tocopheryl Acetate (Vit. E), Modified Corn Starch, Corn Starch, Maltodextrin. Contains < 2% of: Beta-Carotene, BHT (to preserve freshness), Biotin, Blue 2 Lake, Calcium Pantothenate, Cholecalciferol (Vit. D3), Chromium Picolinate, Copper Sulfate, Crospovidone, Cyanocobalamin (Vit. B12), Folic Acid, Gelatin, Hydrogenated Palm Oil, Hypromellose, Lutein, Lycopene, Magnesium Stearate, Manganese Sulfate, Medium-Chain Triglycerides, Niacinamide, Nickelous Sulfate, Phytonadione (Vit. K), Polydextrose, Potassium Iodide, Pregelatinized Corn Starch, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vit. B6), Red 40 Lake, Riboflavin (Vit. B2), Silicon Dioxide, Sodium Ascorbate (to preserve freshness), Sodium Metavanadate, Sodium Molybdate, Sodium Selenate, Talc, Thiamine Mononitrate (Vit. B1), Titanium Dioxide, Tocopherols (to preserve freshness), Vitamin A Acetate, Yellow 6 Lake, Zinc Oxide.

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