Centrum Kids vs Centrum Silver Men’s 50+
All of the differences set out neatly so that you can make a choice between them.
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)
- (Click to see the reasons for similar matches and for important information.)
Complete nutritional comparison
|Centrum Kids (Daily Dose)||Centrum Silver Men's 50+ (Daily Dose)|
|Vitamin A (53% as Beta-Carotene)||450 µg||1050 µg||133% ↑||Vitamin A (29% as Beta-Carotene)|
|Vitamin C||60 mg||120 mg||100% ↑||Vitamin C|
|Vitamin D (400 IU)||10 µg||1000 IU||Vitamin D3|
Vitamin D3 is a form of vitamin D.
• "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 E||13.5 mg||27 mg||100% ↑||Vitamin E|
|Vitamin K||10 µg||60 µg||500% ↑||Vitamin K|
|Thiamin||1.5 mg||1.5 mg||=||Thiamin|
|Riboflavin||1.7 mg||1.7 mg||=||Riboflavin|
|Niacin||20 mg||20 mg||=||Niacin|
|Vitamin B6||2 mg||6 mg||200% ↑||Vitamin B6|
|Folate (400mg Folic Acid)||667 mcg DFE||500 mcg DFE||-25% ↓||Folate DFE (300 mcg Folic Acid)|
|Vitamin B12||6 µg||100 µg||1567% ↑||Vitamin B12|
|Biotin||45 µg||30 µg||-33% ↓||Biotin|
|Pantothenic Acid||10 mg||10 mg||=||Pantothenic Acid|
|Calcium||108 mg||210 mg||94% ↑||Calcium|
|Phosphorus||50 mg||20 mg||-60% ↓||Phosphorus|
|Iodine||150 µg||150 µg||=||Iodine|
|Magnesium||40 mg||75 mg||88% ↑||Magnesium|
|Zinc||15 mg||15 mg||=||Zinc|
|Copper||2 mg||0.5 mg||-75% ↓||Copper|
|Manganese||1 mg||4 mg||300% ↑||Manganese|
|Chromium||20 µg||60 µg||200% ↑||Chromium|
|Molybdenum||20 µg||50 µg||150% ↑||Molybdenum|
Nutrients only in Centrum Kids
Nutrients only in Centrum Silver Men's 50+
|Centrum Kids||Centrum Silver Men's 50+|
|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, Potassium Chloride, Magnesium Oxide, Ascorbic Acid (Vit. C), Microcrystalline Cellulose, Dibasic Calcium Phosphate, DL-alpha Tocopheryl Acetate (Vit. E), Modified Corn Starch, Maltodextrin, Corn Starch, Crospovidone. Contains <2% of: Beta-Carotene, BHT (to preserve freshness), Biotin, Blue 2 Lake, Calcium Pantothenate, Cholecalciferol (Vit. D3), Chromium Picolinate, Copper Sulfate, Cyanocobalamin (Vit. B12), Folic Acid, Gelatin, Hypromellose, Lutein, Lycopene, Magnesium Stearate, Manganese Sulfate, Medium-Chain Triglycerides, Niacinamide, Phytonadione (Vit. K), Polydextrose, 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.|