Centrum Adults vs Carlson Super 2 Daily

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

Complete nutritional comparison


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

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (29% as Beta-Carotene)3500 IU3000 µg?Vitamin A (as beta carotene)
Vitamin C60 mg600 mg900% ↑Vitamin C (from calcium ascorbate)
Vitamin D1000 IU40 µg?Vitamin D3 (as cholecaciferol)
Vitamin E30 IU268 mg?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)
Folic Acid400 µg400 µgFolate (folic acid)
Both folic acid and folate are forms of vitamin B9.
Sources:
• "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 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
Boron75 µg2 mg2567% ↑Boron (from boron glycinate chelate)
Nickel5 µg
Silicon2 mg
Tin10 µg
Vanadium10 µg400 µg3900% ↑Vanadium (from Bis-Maltolato Oxo Vanadium)
800 µgLutein
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
Nickel5 µg
Silicon2 mg
Tin10 µg
Nutrients only in Carlson Super 2 Daily
Dose: Adult
Lutein800 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, Corn Starch, Crospovidone, Copper Sulfate, Cyanocobalamin (Vit. B12), Folic Acid, Gelatin, Hydrogenated Palm Oil, Magnesium Stearate, Manganese Sulfate, Modified Corn Starch, Niacinamide, Nickelous Sulfate, Phytonadione (Vit. K), Polyethylene Glycol, Polyvinyl Alcohol, Potassium Iodide, Pregelatinized Corn Starch, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vit. B6), Riboflavin (Vit. B2), Silicon Dioxide, Sodium Ascorbate (to preserve freshness), Sodium Metavanadate, Sodium Molybdate, Sodium Selenate, Stannous Chloride, 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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