Centrum Adults vs xtendlife Multi-xtra

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

Complete nutritional comparison


Ingredient
Centrum Adults(Daily Dose)xtendlife Multi-xtra(Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (29% as Beta-Carotene)3500 IU5000 IU43% ↑Vitamin A (as Natural Mixed Carotenoids)
Vitamin C60 mg155 mg158% ↑Vitamin C (from
150 mg(from Calcium Ascorbate
50 mgPotassium Ascorbate
10 mgAscorbyl Palmitate)
Vitamin D1000 IU500 IU-50% ↓Vitamin D (as Cholecalciferol)
Vitamin E30 IU102 IU240% ↑Vitamin E
(as D-Alpha tocopheryl succinate from vegetable and soy bean oils and Tocomin® tocotrienol/tocopherol complex (from African Oil Palm)) (1 mg = 1.21 IU)
Vitamin K25 µg180 µg620% ↑Vitamin K (as Menaquinone-4)
Thiamin1.5 mg12 mg700% ↑Thiamin
13.5 mg(from Thiamin Hydrochloride)
Riboflavin1.7 mg10 mg488% ↑Riboflavin
19.4 mg(from Riboflavin-5-Phosphate)
Niacin20 mg26 mg30% ↑Niacin
14 mg(from Nicotinic Acid
14 mgNiacinamide)
Vitamin B62 mg8 mg300% ↑Vitamin B6
11.7 mg(from Pyridoxal-5-Phosphate)
Folic Acid400 µg323 µg-19% ↓Folic Acid
Vitamin B126 µg25 µg317% ↑Vitamin B12 (as Cobamamide)
Biotin30 µg400 µg1233% ↑Biotin
Pantothenic Acid10 mg41 mg310% ↑Pantothenic Acid
45.3 mg(from Calcium Pantothenate)
Calcium200 mg65 mg-68% ↓Calcium (from
100 mgCalcium Carbonate (from Red Algae (Lithothamnium species),
150 mgCalcium Ascorbate
60 mgCalcium Magnesium Inositol Hexaphosphate
21 mgDicalcium Phosphate
45.3 mgCalcium Panthothenate)
Iron18 mg
Phosphorus20 mg50 mgSoy Lecithin
Phosphate contains phosphorus. Phosphatidyl inositol contains phosphate. Soy lecithin (unrefined) contains phosphatidyl inositol.
Sources:
• "SoyInfo Center: Soy from a historical perspective"
Soyinfo Center
SoyInfo Center
• "PubChem, released in 2004, provides information on the biological activities of small molecules."
National Center for Biotechnology Information - USA
PubChem
(a source of Phosphatidyl Choline)
Iodine150 µg150 µg=Iodine
197 µg(from Potassium Iodide)
Magnesium50 mg64 mg28% ↑Magnesium (from
200 mgMagnesium Citrate
60 mgCalcium Magnesium Inositol Hexaphosphate
16 mgMagnesium Stearate)
Zinc11 mg9 mg-18% ↓Zinc
31 mg(from Zinc Citrate)
Selenium55 µg100 µg82% ↑Selenium
250 µg(from L-Selenomethionine)
Copper0.5 mg0.1 mg-80% ↓Copper
0.71 mg(from Copper Gluconate)
Manganese2.3 mg2 mg-13% ↓Manganese
8 mg(from Manganese Citrate)
Chromium35 µg106 µg203% ↑Chromium
884 µg(from Chromium picolinate)
Molybdenum45 µg64 µg42% ↑Molybdenum
641 µg(from Molybdenum Glycinate)
Chloride72 mg
Potassium80 mg47 mg-41% ↓Potassium (from
100 mgTripotassium Citrate
50 mgPotassium Ascorbate
0.19 mgPotassium Iodide)
Boron75 µg600 µg700% ↑Boron
12 mg(from Boron Citrate)
Nickel5 µg
Silicon2 mg40 mgHorsetail extract (from Equisetum arvense, leaf & stem)
Horsetail extract contains silicon.
Sources:
• "Commercial sources of horsetail typically claim to contain 7.5% silicon and 10:1 concentration"
byKaren Walsh, Vitamin Inspector
Tin10 µg
Vanadium10 µg
100 mgMSM (Methylsufonyl Methane)
95 mgCholine Bitartrate
67 mgInositol (from 50 mg of Inositol and
60 mgInositol Hexaphosphate)
50 mgPABA (p-Aminobenzoic Acid)
30 mgMineral sea salts (providing trace elements including Rubidium, Strontium and Tungsten)
25 mgGreen Tea Extract (from Camellia sinensis, leaf)
18.25 mg(providing Catechins)
24 mgBetain HCl
10 mgAlfafa Extract (from Medicago sativa Leaf and Stem) (equivalent to 120mg of Fresh Alfafa)
10 mgAmylase (from fermentation of Aspergillus oryzae)
10 mgBromelain (from Pineapple stem)
9 mgRutin (from Japanese Sophora Bud)
4 mgPiperine
5 mg(from Piper nigrum (Black pepper) extract, fruit)
1.9 mgTocotrienol/tocopherol complex from (from
10 mgTocomin® from African Oil Palm)
500 µgLutein
10 mg(from Aztec Marigold Flower Extract)
180 µgLycopene
900 mg(from Tomato extract)
25 µgZeaxanthin
500 µg(from Aztec Marigold Flower Extract)
Nutrients only in Centrum Adults
Dose: Adult
Iron18 mg
Chloride72 mg
Nickel5 µg
Tin10 µg
Vanadium10 µg
Nutrients only in xtendlife Multi-xtra
Dose: Adult
MSM (Methylsufonyl Methane)100 mg
Choline Bitartrate95 mg
Inositol (from 50 mg of Inositol and67 mg
Inositol Hexaphosphate)60 mg
PABA (p-Aminobenzoic Acid)50 mg
Mineral sea salts (providing trace elements including Rubidium, Strontium and Tungsten)30 mg
Green Tea Extract (from Camellia sinensis, leaf)25 mg
(providing Catechins)18.25 mg
Betain HCl24 mg
Alfafa Extract (from Medicago sativa Leaf and Stem) (equivalent to 120mg of Fresh Alfafa)10 mg
Amylase (from fermentation of Aspergillus oryzae)10 mg
Bromelain (from Pineapple stem)10 mg
Rutin (from Japanese Sophora Bud)9 mg
Piperine4 mg
(from Piper nigrum (Black pepper) extract, fruit)5 mg
Tocotrienol/tocopherol complex from (from1.9 mg
Tocomin® from African Oil Palm)10 mg
Lutein500 µg
(from Aztec Marigold Flower Extract)10 mg
Lycopene180 µg
(from Tomato extract)900 mg
Zeaxanthin25 µg
(from Aztec Marigold Flower Extract)500 µg
Other ingredients
Centrum Adultsxtendlife Multi-xtra
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.Microcrystalline Cellulose, Dextrose, Clear Glaze (Talc, Polyvinyl Alcohol, Polyethylene Glycol and Polysorbate 80), Silicon Dioxide, Sodium Carboxymethyl Cellulose, Maltodextrin

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