Carlson Super 2 Daily vs NOW Foods Liquid Multi Gels
All of the differences set out neatly so that you can make a choice between them.
Complete nutritional comparison
|Carlson Super 2 Daily(Daily Dose)||NOW Foods Liquid Multi Gels(Daily Dose)|
|Vitamin A (as beta carotene)||3000 µg||10000 IU||?||Vitamin A (|
|60% as Beta-Carotene and|
|40% as Retinyl Palmitate)|
|Vitamin C (from calcium ascorbate)||600 mg||300 mg||-50% ↓||Vitamin C (as Ascorbic Acid)|
|Vitamin D3 (as cholecaciferol)||40 µg||400 IU||?||Vitamin D (as Cholecalciferol)|
|Vitamin E (as d-alpha tocopherol from soy)||268 mg||400 IU||?||Vitamin E (as d-alpha Tocopherol)|
|Thiamin (Vitamin B-1) (from thiamin mononitrate)||15 mg||50 mg||233% ↑||Thiamin (from Thiamin HCl) (Vitamin B-1)|
|Riboflavin (Vitamin B-2)||17 mg||25 mg||47% ↑||Riboflavin (Vitamin B-2)|
|Niacin (as niacinimide)||40 mg||50 mg||25% ↑||Niacin (as Niacinamide) (Vitamin B-3)|
|Vitamin B-6 (as pyridoxine HCl)||20 mg||50 mg||150% ↑||Vitamin B-6 (from Pyridoxine HCl)|
|Folate (folic acid)||400 µg||800 µg||Folic Acid|
Both folate and folic acid are forms of vitamin B9.
• "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 µg||100 µg||-17% ↓||Vitamin B-12 (as Cyanocobalamin)|
|Biotin||300 µg||300 µg||=||Biotin|
|Pantothenic Acid (from d-calcium pantothenate)||40 mg||50 mg||25% ↑||Pantothenic Acid (from Calcium Pantothenate)|
|Calcium (from calcium ascorbate, dicalcium phosphate and d-calcium pantothenate)||70 mg||100 mg||43% ↑||Calcium (from Calcium Carbonate, Calcium Citrate and Calcium Amino Acid Chelate)|
|Iodine (from potassium iodide)||300 µg||150 µg||-50% ↓||Iodine (from Potassium Iodide)|
|Magnesium (from magnesium oxide)||100 mg||100 mg||=||Magnesium (from Magnesium Oxide and Magnesium Citrate)|
|Zinc (from zinc glycinate chelate)||15 mg||15 mg||=||Zinc (from Amino Acid Chelate)|
|Selenium (from selenomethionine)||210 µg||70 µg||-67% ↓||Selenium (from L-Selenomethionine)|
|Copper (from copper chelate and copper carbonate)||2 mg||1 mg||-50% ↓||Copper (from Amino Acid Chelate)|
|Manganese (from manganese glycinate chelate)||3 mg||2 mg||-33% ↓||Manganese (from Amino Acid Chelate)|
|Chromium (from chromium nicotinate)||240 µg||120 µg||-50% ↓||Chromium (from Amino Acid Chelate)|
|Molybdenum (from molybdenum glycinate chelate)||75 µg||25 µg||-67% ↓||Molybdenum (from Sodium Molybdate)|
|Lutein||800 µg||250 µg||-69% ↓||Lutein (from Marigold Extract)|
|Boron (from boron glycinate chelate)||2 mg||500 µg||-75% ↓||Boron (from Boron Citrate)|
|Vanadium (from Bis-Maltolato Oxo Vanadium)||400 µg||25 µg||-94% ↓||Vanadium (from Vanadyl Sulfate)|
|Norwegian Fish Oil||800 mg||800 mg||Organic Flaxseed Oil (Linum usitatissimum)|
Fish oil contains DHA (Docosahexaenoic Acid). Both DHA (Docosahexaenoic Acid) and alpha-linolenic acid (ALA) are forms of omega-3 fatty acids. Flaxseed oil contains alpha-linolenic acid (ALA).
• "LPI - Essential Fatty Acids"
byJane Higdon, Ph.D., Victoria J. Drake, Ph.D., Giana Angelo, Ph.D., Donald B. Jump, Ph.D., Linus Pauling Institute
LPI - Micronutrient Information Centre - Essential Fatty Acids
• "Summary of test results on 51 fish oil supplements"
Fish oil supplement testing report
• "Essential Fatty Acids - Metabolism and Bioavailability, Biological Activities, Disease Prevention and Treatment"
byJane Higdon, Ph.D and Victoria J. Drake, Ph.D, Giana Angelo, Ph.D. and Barbara Delage, Ph.D., Linus Pauling Institute
Essential Fatty Acids
• "USDA Food Composition Database"
USA Department of Agriculture
USDA Food Data Central
• "Pubmed: Nutritional Value and Functional Properties of Flaxseed - Original article in Russian"
byA N Martinchik, A K Baturin, V V Zubtsov, V Iu Molofeev
Nutritional Value and Functional Properties of Flaxseed
|EPA (Eicosapentaenoic Acid)||130 mg|
|DHA (Docosahexaenoic Acid)||90 µg|
|9 mg||↑||Iron (from Ferrochel® Bisglycinate Amino Acid Chelate)|
|25 mg||↑||Potassium (from Potassium Chloride)|
|30 mg||↑||Alpha Lipoic Acid|
|50 mg||↑||PABA (Para-Aminobenzoic Acid)|
|250 µg||↑||Lycopene (from Natural Tomato Extract)|
Nutrients only in Carlson Super 2 Daily
Nutrients only in NOW Foods Liquid Multi Gels
|Iron (from Ferrochel® Bisglycinate Amino Acid Chelate)||9 mg|
|Potassium (from Potassium Chloride)||25 mg|
|Alpha Lipoic Acid||30 mg|
|PABA (Para-Aminobenzoic Acid)||50 mg|
|Lycopene (from Natural Tomato Extract)||250 µg|
|Carlson Super 2 Daily||NOW Foods Liquid Multi Gels|
|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, glycerin, water, carob), Beeswax, Soy Lecithin and Natural Vanilla Extract.|
Not manufactured with wheat, gluten, milk, egg, fish or shellfish ingredients. Produced in a GMP facility that processes other ingredients containing these allergens.
Iron Ferrochel® is a registered trademark of Albion Labs.