Carlson Super 2 Daily vs NOW Foods ADAM™ Superior Men’s Multi Softgels

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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)NOW Foods ADAM Superior Men's Multi Softgels (Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (as beta carotene)3000 mcg RAE3000 µg?Vitamin A
[60% as Beta Carotene (Betatene®) and
40% as Retinyl Palmitate ]
Vitamin C (from calcium ascorbate)600 mg250 mg-58% ↓Vitamin C (from Calcium Ascorbate)
Vitamin D3 (as cholecaciferol)40 µg25 µgVitamin D-3 (as Cholecalciferol) (1,000 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 mg100 mg-63% ↓Vitamin E (as d-alpha Tocopherol)
Thiamin (Vitamin B-1) (from thiamin mononitrate)15 mg25 mg67% ↑Thiamin (Vit. B-1) (from Thiamin HCl)
Riboflavin (Vitamin B-2)17 mg25 mg47% ↑Riboflavin (Vitamin B-2)
Niacin (as niacinimide)40 mg35 mg-12% ↓Niacin (Vitamin B-3) (as Niacinamide)
Vitamin B-6 (as pyridoxine HCl)20 mg25 mg25% ↑Vitamin B-6 (from Pyridoxine HCl and Pyridoxal-5-Phosphate (P-5-P))
Folate (as 400mg folic acid)680 mcg DFE680 mcg DFE=Folate (400 mcg folic acid)
Vitamin B-12 (as cyanocobalamin)120 µg120 µg=Vitamin B-12 (as Methylcobalamin)
Biotin300 µg300 µg=Biotin
Pantothenic Acid (from d-calcium pantothenate)40 mg50 mg25% ↑Pantothenic Acid (Vitamin B-5) (from Calcium Pantothenate)
Calcium (from calcium ascorbate, dicalcium phosphate and d-calcium pantothenate)70 mg55 mg-21% ↓Calcium (from Cal. Ascorbate, Aquamin® Seaweed Derived Minerals and Calcium Pantothenate)
Iodine (from potassium iodide)300 µg225 µg-25% ↓Iodine (from Potassium Iodide)
Magnesium (from magnesium oxide)100 mg25 mg-75% ↓Magnesium (from Magnesium Citrate and Aquamin® Seaweed Derived Minerals)
Zinc (from zinc glycinate chelate)15 mg15 mg=Zinc (from Zinc Picolinate)
Selenium (from selenomethionine)210 µg200 µg-5% ↓Selenium (from Selenium Glycinate Complex) (Albion™)
Copper (from copper chelate and copper carbonate)2 mg0.5 mg-75% ↓Copper (from Copper Bisglycinate) (TRAACS™)
Manganese (from manganese glycinate chelate)3 mg2 mg-33% ↓Manganese (from Manganese Bisglycinate) (TRAACS™)
Chromium (from chromium nicotinate)240 µg120 µg-50% ↓Chromium (from Chromium Nicotinate Glycinate) (TRAACS™)
Molybdenum (from molybdenum glycinate chelate)75 µg75 µg=Molybdenum (from Molybdenum Glycinate) (TRAACS™)
Lutein800 µg500 µg-38% ↓Lutein (from Marigold Flowers Extract) (Tagetes erecta) (FloraGLO )
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
35 µgVitamin K-1 (as Phytonadione)
25 mgCholine (from Choline Bitartrate)
25 mgPotassium (from Potassium Chloride)
160 mgSaw Palmetto Extract (Berry) (Serenoa repens) (min. 85% Fatty Acids)
50 mgPhytosterols (Plant Sterols)
(with Beta-Sitosterol)
25 mgAlpha Lipoic Acid
25 mgGrape Seed Extract (Vitis vinifera)
10 mgInositol
10 mgCoQ10 (as Ubiquinone)
3 mgLycopene (LYC-O-MATO®) (from Tomato Extract)
45 µgVitamin K-2 (as Menaquinone)
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 NOW Foods ADAM Superior Men's Multi Softgels
Dose: Adult
Vitamin K-1 (as Phytonadione)35 µg
Choline (from Choline Bitartrate)25 mg
Potassium (from Potassium Chloride)25 mg
Saw Palmetto Extract (Berry) (Serenoa repens) (min. 85% Fatty Acids)160 mg
Phytosterols (Plant Sterols)50 mg
(with Beta-Sitosterol)
Alpha Lipoic Acid25 mg
Grape Seed Extract (Vitis vinifera)25 mg
Inositol10 mg
CoQ10 (as Ubiquinone)10 mg
Lycopene (LYC-O-MATO®) (from Tomato Extract)3 mg
Vitamin K-2 (as Menaquinone)45 µg
Other ingredients
Carlson Super 2 DailyNOW Foods ADAM Superior Men's Multi Softgels
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)
Softgel Capsule [bovine gelatin (BSE-free), glycerin, water, carob], Pumpkin Seed Oil, Sunflower Lecithin, Beeswax and Cinnamon Bark Powder.

Contains soy.

Not manufactured with wheat, gluten, milk, egg, fish or shellfish ingredients. Produced in a GMP facility that processes other ingredients containing these allergens.

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