Centrum Adults vs Centrum Silver Women’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 Women's 50+ (Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (29% as Beta-Carotene)1050 µg1050 µg=Vitamin A (29% as Beta-Carotene)
Vitamin C60 mg100 mg67% ↑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 mg35 IU?Vitamin E
Vitamin K25 µg50 µg100% ↑Vitamin K
Thiamin1.5 mg1.1 mg-27% ↓Thiamin
Riboflavin1.7 mg1.1 mg-35% ↓Riboflavin
Niacin20 mg14 mg-30% ↓Niacin
Vitamin B62 mg5 mg150% ↑Vitamin B6
Folate (400 mcg Folic Acid)667 mcg DFE400 µgFolic Acid
Both folate and folic acid 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 µg50 µg733% ↑Vitamin B12
Biotin30 µg30 µg=Biotin
Pantothenic Acid10 mg5 mg-50% ↓Pantothenic Acid
Calcium200 mg300 mg50% ↑Calcium
Iron18 mg8 mg-56% ↓Iron
Phosphorus20 mg20 mg=Phosphorus
Iodine150 µg150 µg=Iodine
Magnesium50 mg100 mg100% ↑Magnesium
Zinc11 mg15 mg36% ↑Zinc
Selenium55 µg22 µg-60% ↓Selenium
Copper0.5 mg0.5 mg=Copper
Manganese2.3 mg2.3 mg=Manganese
Chromium35 µg52 µg49% ↑Chromium
Molybdenum45 µg50 µg11% ↑Molybdenum
Chloride72 mg72 mg=Chloride
Potassium80 mg80 mg=Potassium
5 mgNickel
2 mgSilicon
10 µgVanadium
300 µgLutein
Nutrients only in Centrum Adults
Dose: Adult
Nutrients only in Centrum Silver Women's 50+
Dose: Adult
Nickel5 mg
Silicon2 mg
Vanadium10 µg
Lutein300 µg
Other ingredients
Centrum AdultsCentrum Silver Women'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, Magnesium Oxide, Potassium Chloride, Dibasic Calcium Phosphate, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Ascorbic Acid (Vit. C), Ferrous Fumarate, DL-alpha Tocopheryl Acetate (Vit. E), Maltodextrin, Crospovidone. Contains <2% of: Beta-Carotene, BHT (to preserve freshness), Biotin, Blue 2 Lake, Calcium Pantothenate, Cholecalciferol (Vit. D3), Chromium Picolinate, Copper Sulfate, Corn Starch, Cyanocobalamin (Vit. B12), Folic Acid, Gelatin, Lecithin (soy), Magnesium Stearate, Manganese Sulfate, Modified Corn Starch, Niacinamide, Phytonadione (Vit. K), Polyethylene Glycol, Polyvinyl Alcohol, 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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