Centrum Adults vs Centrum Silver Men’s 50+

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

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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)Centrum Silver Men's 50+ (Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (29% as Beta-Carotene)1050 µg1050 µg=Vitamin A (29% as Beta-Carotene)
Vitamin C60 mg120 mg100% ↑Vitamin C
Vitamin D (1,000 IU)25 µg1000 IUVitamin D3
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 mg27 mg100% ↑Vitamin E
Vitamin K25 µg60 µg140% ↑Vitamin K
Thiamin1.5 mg1.5 mg=Thiamin
Riboflavin1.7 mg1.7 mg=Riboflavin
Niacin20 mg20 mg=Niacin
Vitamin B62 mg6 mg200% ↑Vitamin B6
Folate (400 mcg Folic Acid)667 mcg DFE500 mcg DFE-25% ↓Folate DFE (300 mcg Folic Acid)
Vitamin B126 µg100 µg1567% ↑Vitamin B12
Biotin30 µg30 µg=Biotin
Pantothenic Acid10 mg10 mg=Pantothenic Acid
Calcium200 mg210 mg5% ↑Calcium
Iron18 mg
Phosphorus20 mg20 mg=Phosphorus
Iodine150 µg150 µg=Iodine
Magnesium50 mg75 mg50% ↑Magnesium
Zinc11 mg15 mg36% ↑Zinc
Selenium55 µg21 µg-62% ↓Selenium
Copper0.5 mg0.5 mg=Copper
Manganese2.3 mg4 mg74% ↑Manganese
Chromium35 µg60 µg71% ↑Chromium
Molybdenum45 µg50 µg11% ↑Molybdenum
Chloride72 mg72 mg=Chloride
Potassium80 mg80 mg=Potassium
300 µgLutein
600 µgLycopene
Nutrients only in Centrum Adults
Dose: Adult
Iron18 mg
Nutrients only in Centrum Silver Men's 50+
Dose: Adult
Lutein300 µg
Lycopene600 µg
Other ingredients
Centrum AdultsCentrum Silver Men's 50+
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.Calcium Carbonate, Potassium Chloride, Magnesium Oxide, Ascorbic Acid (Vit. C), Microcrystalline Cellulose, Dibasic Calcium Phosphate, DL-alpha Tocopheryl Acetate (Vit. E), Modified Corn Starch, Maltodextrin, Corn Starch, Crospovidone. Contains <2% of: Beta-Carotene, BHT (to preserve freshness), Biotin, Blue 2 Lake, Calcium Pantothenate, Cholecalciferol (Vit. D3), Chromium Picolinate, Copper Sulfate, Cyanocobalamin (Vit. B12), Folic Acid, Gelatin, Hypromellose, Lutein, Lycopene, Magnesium Stearate, Manganese Sulfate, Medium-Chain Triglycerides, Niacinamide, Phytonadione (Vit. K), Polydextrose, Potassium Iodide, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vit. B6), Red 40 Lake, 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.

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