Carlson Super 2 Daily vs Life Extension Two-Per-Day Capsules

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)Life Extension Two-Per-Day Capsules(Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (as beta carotene)3000 µg1500 µg-50% ↓Vitamin A (as beta-carotene, acetate) (5,000 IU)
Vitamin C (from calcium ascorbate)600 mg470 mg-22% ↓Vitamin C (as ascorbic acid, calcium and niacinamide ascorbates)
Vitamin D3 (as cholecaciferol)40 µg50 µgVitamin D3 (as cholecalciferol) (2,000 IU)
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 mg67 mg-75% ↓Vitamin E (as D-alpha tocopheryl succinate, D-alpha tocopherol)
Thiamin (Vitamin B-1) (from thiamin mononitrate)15 mg75 mg400% ↑Thiamine (vitamin B1) (as thiamine HCI)
Riboflavin (Vitamin B-2)17 mg50 mg194% ↑Riboflavin (vitamin B2) (as riboflavin, riboflavin 5’-phosphate)
Niacin (as niacinimide)40 mg50 mg25% ↑Niacin (as niacinamide, niacinamide ascorbate)
Vitamin B-6 (as pyridoxine HCl)20 mg75 mg275% ↑Vitamin B6 (as pyridoxine HCI, pyridoxal 5’-phosphate)
Folate (folic acid)400 µg400 µg=Folate (as L-5-methyltetrahydrofolate calcium salt)
Vitamin B-12 (as cyanocobalamin)120 µg300 µg150% ↑Vitamin B12 (as methylcobalamin)
Biotin300 µg300 µg=Biotin
Pantothenic Acid (from d-calcium pantothenate)40 mg50 mg25% ↑Pantothenic acid (as D-calcium pantothenate)
Calcium (from calcium ascorbate, dicalcium phosphate and d-calcium pantothenate)70 mg
Iodine (from potassium iodide)300 µg150 µg-50% ↓Iodine (as potassium iodide)
Magnesium (from magnesium oxide)100 mg100 mg=Magnesium (as magnesium oxide)
Zinc (from zinc glycinate chelate)15 mg25 mg67% ↑Zinc (as zinc citrate, L-OptiZinc® zinc mono-L-methionine sulfate)
Selenium (from selenomethionine)210 µg200 µg-5% ↓Selenium [as sodium selenite, SelenoExcell® high selenium yeast, Se-Methyl L-selenocysteine]
Copper (from copper chelate and copper carbonate)2 mg
Manganese (from manganese glycinate chelate)3 mg2 mg-33% ↓Manganese (as manganese citrate, gluconate)
Chromium (from chromium nicotinate)240 µg200 µg-17% ↓Chromium [as Crominex® 3+ chromium stabilized with Capros® amla extract (fruit) and PrimaVie® Shilajit]
Molybdenum (from molybdenum glycinate chelate)75 µg100 µg33% ↑Molybdenum (as molybdenum amino acid chelate)
Lutein800 µg5 mg525% ↑trans-lutein [contained in: Marigold extract (flower) [std. to]
Boron (from boron glycinate chelate)2 mg3 mg50% ↑Boron (as boron amino acid chelate)
Vanadium (from Bis-Maltolato Oxo Vanadium)400 µg
Norwegian Fish Oil800 mg
EPA (Eicosapentaenoic Acid)130 mg
DHA (Docosahexaenoic Acid)90 µg
50 mgInositol
25 mgAlpha lipoic acid
20 mgNatural mixed tocopherols (providing gamma, delta, alpha, beta)
15 mgBio-Quercetin phytosome (providing 5mg quercetin [from Japanese sophora concentrate (flower bud)], phosphatidylcholine complex [from sunflower])
5 mgquercetin
11.12 mgMarigold extract (flower) [std. to [some ingredients are matched elsewhere]
155 µgtrans-zeaxanthin ]
5 mgApigenin
1 mgLycopene [from LycoBeads® natural tomato extract (fruit)]
Nutrients only in Carlson Super 2 Daily
Dose: Adult
Calcium (from calcium ascorbate, dicalcium phosphate and d-calcium pantothenate)70 mg
Copper (from copper chelate and copper carbonate)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 Life Extension Two-Per-Day Capsules
Dose: Adult
Inositol50 mg
Alpha lipoic acid25 mg
Natural mixed tocopherols (providing gamma, delta, alpha, beta)20 mg
Bio-Quercetin phytosome (providing 5mg quercetin [from Japanese sophora concentrate (flower bud)], phosphatidylcholine complex [from sunflower])15 mg
quercetin5 mg
Marigold extract (flower) [std. to [some ingredients are matched elsewhere]11.12 mg
trans-zeaxanthin ]155 µg
Apigenin5 mg
Lycopene [from LycoBeads® natural tomato extract (fruit)]1 mg
Other ingredients
Carlson Super 2 DailyLife Extension Two-Per-Day Capsules
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)
stearic acid, croscarmellose sodium, vegetable stearate, silica, aqueous film coating (purified water, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, glycerin), dicalcium phosphate, microcrystalline cellulose, maltodextrin.

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