Centrum Adults vs Life Extension Two-Per-Day Capsules

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Complete nutritional comparison



Ingredient
Centrum Adults (Daily Dose)Life Extension Two-Per-Day Capsules (Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (29% as Beta-Carotene)1050 µg1500 mcg RAE43% ↑Vitamin A (as beta-carotene, acetate) (5,000 IU)
Vitamin C60 mg470 mg683% ↑Vitamin C (as ascorbic acid, calcium and niacinamide ascorbates)
Vitamin D (1,000 IU)25 µg50 µg100% ↑Vitamin D3 (as cholecalciferol) (2,000 IU)
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"
by Jane 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"
by Richard S. Bak, Ph.D., Warde Medical Laboratory
Vitamin D and Metabolites
• "Human trial comparing potencies of Vitamins D2 and D3"
by Robert 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 mg67 mg396% ↑Vitamin E (as D-alpha tocopheryl succinate, D-alpha tocopherol)
Vitamin K25 µg
Thiamin1.5 mg75 mg4900% ↑Thiamine (vitamin B1) (as thiamine HCI)
Riboflavin1.7 mg50 mg2841% ↑Riboflavin (vitamin B2) (as riboflavin, riboflavin 5’-phosphate)
Niacin20 mg50 mg NE150% ↑Niacin (as niacinamide, niacinamide ascorbate)
Vitamin B62 mg75 mg3650% ↑Vitamin B6 (as pyridoxine HCI, pyridoxal 5’-phosphate)
Folate (400 mcg Folic Acid)667 mcg DFE680 mcg DFE2% ↑Folate (as L-5-methyltetrahydrofolate calcium salt)
Vitamin B126 µg300 µg4900% ↑Vitamin B12 (as methylcobalamin)
Biotin30 µg300 µg900% ↑Biotin
Pantothenic Acid10 mg50 mg400% ↑Pantothenic acid (as D-calcium pantothenate)
Calcium200 mg
Iron18 mg
Phosphorus20 mg
Iodine150 µg150 µg=Iodine (as potassium iodide)
Magnesium50 mg100 mg100% ↑Magnesium (as magnesium oxide)
Zinc11 mg25 mg127% ↑Zinc (as zinc citrate, L-OptiZinc® zinc mono-L-methionine sulfate)
Selenium55 µg200 µg264% ↑Selenium [as sodium selenite, SelenoExcell® high selenium yeast, Se-Methyl L-selenocysteine]
Copper0.5 mg
Manganese2.3 mg2 mg-13% ↓Manganese (as manganese citrate, gluconate)
Chromium35 µg200 µg471% ↑Chromium [as Crominex® 3+ chromium stabilized with Capros® amla extract (fruit) and PrimaVie® Shilajit]
Molybdenum45 µg100 µg122% ↑Molybdenum (as molybdenum amino acid chelate)
Chloride72 mg
Potassium80 mg
50 mgInositol
25 mgAlpha lipoic acid
20 mgNatural mixed tocopherols (providing gamma, delta, alpha, beta)
15 mgBio-Quercetin phytosome (providing 5mg quercetin [from Japanese sophora concentrate (flower bud)], phosphatidylcholine complex [from sunflower])
5 mgquercetin
11.12 mgMarigold extract (flower) [std. to
5 mgtrans-lutein
155 µgtrans-zeaxanthin ]
5 mgApigenin
3 mgBoron (as boron amino acid chelate)
1 mgLycopene [from LycoBeads® natural tomato extract (fruit)]

Nutrients exclusive to Centrum Adults

Dose: Adult
Vitamin K25 µg
Calcium200 mg
Iron18 mg
Phosphorus20 mg
Copper0.5 mg
Chloride72 mg
Potassium80 mg

Nutrients exclusive to Life Extension Two-Per-Day Capsules

Dose: Adult
Inositol50 mg
Alpha lipoic acid25 mg
Natural mixed tocopherols (providing gamma, delta, alpha, beta)20 mg
Bio-Quercetin phytosome (providing 5mg quercetin [from Japanese sophora concentrate (flower bud)], phosphatidylcholine complex [from sunflower])15 mg
quercetin5 mg
Marigold extract (flower) [std. to11.12 mg
trans-lutein5 mg
trans-zeaxanthin ]155 µg
Apigenin5 mg
Boron (as boron amino acid chelate)3 mg
Lycopene [from LycoBeads® natural tomato extract (fruit)]1 mg

Other ingredients

Centrum AdultsLife Extension Two-Per-Day Capsules
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.stearic acid, croscarmellose sodium, vegetable stearate, silica, aqueous film coating (purified water, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, glycerin), dicalcium phosphate, microcrystalline cellulose, maltodextrin.

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