Centrum Adults vs Carlson Super 2 Daily

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

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (29% as Beta-Carotene)1050 µg3000 mcg RAE?Vitamin A (as beta carotene)
Vitamin C60 mg600 mg900% ↑Vitamin C (from calcium ascorbate)
Vitamin D (1,000 IU)25 µg40 µgVitamin D3 (as cholecaciferol)
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 E13.5 mg268 mg1885% ↑Vitamin E (as d-alpha tocopherol from soy)
Vitamin K25 µg
Thiamin1.5 mg15 mg900% ↑Thiamin (Vitamin B-1) (from thiamin mononitrate)
Riboflavin1.7 mg17 mg900% ↑Riboflavin (Vitamin B-2)
Niacin20 mg40 mg100% ↑Niacin (as niacinimide)
Vitamin B62 mg20 mg900% ↑Vitamin B-6 (as pyridoxine HCl)
Folate (400 mcg Folic Acid)667 mcg DFE680 mcg DFE2% ↑Folate (as 400mg folic acid)
Vitamin B126 µg120 µg1900% ↑Vitamin B-12 (as cyanocobalamin)
Biotin30 µg300 µg900% ↑Biotin
Pantothenic Acid10 mg40 mg300% ↑Pantothenic Acid (from d-calcium pantothenate)
Calcium200 mg70 mg-65% ↓Calcium (from calcium ascorbate, dicalcium phosphate and d-calcium pantothenate)
Iron18 mg
Phosphorus20 mg
Iodine150 µg300 µg100% ↑Iodine (from potassium iodide)
Magnesium50 mg100 mg100% ↑Magnesium (from magnesium oxide)
Zinc11 mg15 mg36% ↑Zinc (from zinc glycinate chelate)
Selenium55 µg210 µg282% ↑Selenium (from selenomethionine)
Copper0.5 mg2 mg300% ↑Copper (from copper chelate and copper carbonate)
Manganese2.3 mg3 mg30% ↑Manganese (from manganese glycinate chelate)
Chromium35 µg240 µg586% ↑Chromium (from chromium nicotinate)
Molybdenum45 µg75 µg67% ↑Molybdenum (from molybdenum glycinate chelate)
Chloride72 mg
Potassium80 mg
800 µgLutein
2 mgBoron (from boron glycinate chelate)
400 µgVanadium (from Bis-Maltolato Oxo Vanadium)
800 mgNorwegian Fish Oil
130 mgEPA (Eicosapentaenoic Acid)
90 µgDHA (Docosahexaenoic Acid)
Nutrients only in Centrum Adults
Dose: Adult
Vitamin K25 µg
Iron18 mg
Phosphorus20 mg
Chloride72 mg
Potassium80 mg
Nutrients only in Carlson Super 2 Daily
Dose: Adult
Lutein800 µg
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
Other ingredients
Centrum AdultsCarlson Super 2 Daily
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, Copper Sulfate, Corn Starch, Crospovidone, Cyanocobalamin (Vit. B12), Folic Acid, Gelatin, Magnesium Stearate, Manganese Sulfate, Modified Corn Starch, Niacinamide, Phytonadione (Vit. K), Polyethylene Glycol, Polyvinyl Alcohol, Potassium Iodide, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vit. B6), Riboflavin (Vit. B2), Silicon Dioxide, Sodium Ascorbate (to preserve freshness), Sodium Molybdate, Sodium Selenate, Talc, Thiamine Mononitrate (Vit. B1), Titanium Dioxide, Tocopherols (to preserve freshness), Vitamin A Acetate, Yellow 6 Lake, Zinc Oxide.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)

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