Centrum Kids vs Centrum Men

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 Kids (Daily Dose)Centrum Men (Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (53% as Beta-Carotene)450 µg1050 µg133% ↑Vitamin A (29% as Beta-Carotene)
Vitamin C60 mg90 mg50% ↑Vitamin C
Vitamin D (400 IU)10 µg25 µgVitamin 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 mg20.3 mg50% ↑Vitamin E
Vitamin K10 µg60 µg500% ↑Vitamin K
Thiamin1.5 mg1.2 mg-20% ↓Thiamin
Riboflavin1.7 mg1.3 mg-24% ↓Riboflavin
Niacin20 mg16 mg-20% ↓Niacin
Vitamin B62 mg2 mg=Vitamin B6
Folate (400mg Folic Acid)667 mcg DFE333 mcg DFE-50% ↓Folate DFE (200 mcg Folic Acid)
Vitamin B126 µg6 µg=Vitamin B12
Biotin45 µg40 µg-11% ↓Biotin
Pantothenic Acid10 mg15 mg50% ↑Pantothenic Acid
Calcium108 mg210 mg94% ↑Calcium
Iron8 mg8 mg=Iron
Phosphorus50 mg20 mg-60% ↓Phosphorus
Iodine150 µg150 µg=Iodine
Magnesium40 mg100 mg150% ↑Magnesium
Zinc15 mg11 mg-27% ↓Zinc
Copper2 mg0.9 mg-55% ↓Copper
Manganese1 mg2.3 mg130% ↑Manganese
Chromium20 µg35 µg75% ↑Chromium
Molybdenum20 µg50 µg150% ↑Molybdenum
100 µgSelenium
72 µgChloride
80 mgPotassium
600 µgLycopene
Nutrients only in Centrum Kids
Dose: Child
Nutrients only in Centrum Men
Dose: Adult
Selenium100 µg
Chloride72 µg
Potassium80 mg
Lycopene600 µg
Other ingredients
Centrum KidsCentrum Men
Sugar, Dibasic Calcium Phosphate, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Mannitol, Calcium Carbonate, Magnesium Oxide, Ascorbic Acid (Vit. C), Mono- and Di-glycerides, Pregelatinized Corn Starch, Stearic Acid, Maltodextrin, DL-alpha Tocopheryl Acetate (Vit. E). Contains <2% of: Aspartame**, Beta-Carotene, BHT (to preserve freshness), Biotin, Blue 2 Lake, Calcium Pantothenate, Carbonyl Iron, Carrageenan, Cholecalciferol (Vit. D3), Chromic Chloride, Citric Acid, Cupric Oxide, Cyanocobalamin (Vit. B12), Dextrose, Folic Acid, Gelatin, Guar Gum, Magnesium Stearate, Malic Acid, Manganese Sulfate, Modified Corn Starch, Natural and Artificial Flavors, Niacinamide, Phytonadione (Vit. K), Potassium Iodide, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vit. B6), Red 40 Lake, Riboflavin (Vit. B2), Silicon Dioxide, Sodium Molybdate, Thiamine Mononitrate (Vit. B1), Tocopherols (to preserve freshness), Vitamin A Acetate, Yellow 6 Lake, Zinc Oxide.Calcium Carbonate, Magnesium Oxide, Potassium Chloride, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Ascorbic Acid (Vit. C), Dibasic Calcium Phosphate, dl-Alpha Tocopheryl Acetate (Vit. E), Maltodextrin, Modified Corn Starch, Corn Starch. Contains < 2% of: Beta-Carotene, BHT (to preserve freshness), Biotin, Calcium Pantothenate, Cholecalciferol (Vit. D3), Chromium Picolinate, Copper Sulfate, Crospovidone, Cyanocobalamin (Vit. B12), Ferrous Fumarate, Folic Acid, Gelatin, Hydrogenated Palm Oil, Lecithin (soy), Lycopene, Magnesium Stearate, Manganese Sulfate, Niacinamide, Nickelous Sulfate, 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 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.

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