Centrum Adults vs NOW Foods ADAM™ Superior Men’s Multi Softgels

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

Complete nutritional comparison


Ingredient
Centrum Adults(Daily Dose)NOW Foods ADAM™ Superior Men's Multi Softgels(Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (29% as Beta-Carotene)3500 IU3000 µg?Vitamin A
[60% as Beta Carotene (Betatene®) and
40% as Retinyl Palmitate ]
Vitamin C60 mg250 mg317% ↑Vitamin C (from Calcium Ascorbate)
Vitamin D1000 IU25 µg?Vitamin D-3 (as Cholecalciferol) (1,000 IU)
Vitamin E30 IU100 mg?Vitamin E (as d-alpha Tocopherol)
Vitamin K25 µg80 µg220% ↑Vitamin K (as Menaquinone and Phytonadione)
Thiamin1.5 mg25 mg1567% ↑Thiamin (Vit. B-1) (from Thiamin HCl)
Riboflavin1.7 mg25 mg1371% ↑Riboflavin (Vitamin B-2)
Niacin20 mg35 mg75% ↑Niacin (Vitamin B-3) (as Niacinamide)
Vitamin B62 mg25 mg1150% ↑Vitamin B-6 (from Pyridoxine HCl and Pyridoxal-5-Phosphate (P-5-P))
Folic Acid400 µg680 µgFolate (400 mcg 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 Methylcobalamin)
Biotin30 µg300 µg900% ↑Biotin
Pantothenic Acid10 mg50 mg400% ↑Pantothenic Acid (Vitamin B-5) (from Calcium Pantothenate)
Calcium200 mg55 mg-72% ↓Calcium (from Cal. Ascorbate, Aquamin® Seaweed Derived Minerals and Calcium Pantothenate)
Iron18 mg
Phosphorus20 mg
Iodine150 µg225 µg50% ↑Iodine (from Potassium Iodide)
Magnesium50 mg25 mg-50% ↓Magnesium (from Magnesium Citrate and Aquamin® Seaweed Derived Minerals)
Zinc11 mg15 mg36% ↑Zinc (from Zinc Picolinate)
Selenium55 µg200 µg264% ↑Selenium (from Selenium Glycinate Complex) (Albion™)
Copper0.5 mg0.5 mg=Copper (from Copper Bisglycinate) (TRAACS™)
Manganese2.3 mg2 mg-13% ↓Manganese (from Manganese Bisglycinate) (TRAACS™)
Chromium35 µg120 µg243% ↑Chromium (from Chromium Nicotinate Glycinate) (TRAACS™)
Molybdenum45 µg75 µg67% ↑Molybdenum (from Molybdenum Glycinate) (TRAACS™)
Chloride72 mg
Potassium80 mg25 mg-69% ↓Potassium (from Potassium Chloride)
Boron75 µg
Nickel5 µg
Silicon2 mg
Tin10 µg
Vanadium10 µg
25 mgCholine (from Choline Bitartrate)
160 mgSaw Palmetto Extract (Berry) (Serenoa repens) (min. 85% Fatty Acids)
50 mgPhytosterols (Plant Sterols)
(with Beta-Sitosterol)
25 mgAlpha Lipoic Acid
25 mgGrape Seed Extract (Vitis vinifera)
10 mgInositol
10 mgCoQ10 (as Ubiquinone)
3 mgLycopene (LYC-O-MATO®) (from Tomato Extract)
500 µgLutein (FloraGLO®) (from Marigold Flowers)
Nutrients only in Centrum Adults
Dose: Adult
Iron18 mg
Phosphorus20 mg
Chloride72 mg
Boron75 µg
Nickel5 µg
Silicon2 mg
Tin10 µg
Vanadium10 µg
Nutrients only in NOW Foods ADAM™ Superior Men's Multi Softgels
Dose: Adult
Choline (from Choline Bitartrate)25 mg
Saw Palmetto Extract (Berry) (Serenoa repens) (min. 85% Fatty Acids)160 mg
Phytosterols (Plant Sterols)50 mg
(with Beta-Sitosterol)
Alpha Lipoic Acid25 mg
Grape Seed Extract (Vitis vinifera)25 mg
Inositol10 mg
CoQ10 (as Ubiquinone)10 mg
Lycopene (LYC-O-MATO®) (from Tomato Extract)3 mg
Lutein (FloraGLO®) (from Marigold Flowers)500 µg
Other ingredients
Centrum AdultsNOW Foods ADAM™ Superior Men's Multi Softgels
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.Softgel Capsule [bovine gelatin (BSE-free), glycerin, water, carob], Pumpkin Seed Oil, Sunflower Lecithin, Beeswax and Cinnamon Bark Powder.

Contains soy.

Not manufactured with wheat, gluten, milk, egg, fish or shellfish ingredients. Produced in a GMP facility that processes other ingredients containing these allergens.

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