Centrum Men vs NOW Foods Liquid Multi Gels

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 Men (Daily Dose)NOW Foods Liquid Multi Gels (Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (29% as Beta-Carotene)1050 µg3000 µg186% ↑Vitamin A (60% as Beta-Carotene and 40% as Retinyl Palmitate)
Vitamin C90 mg300 mg233% ↑Vitamin C (as Ascorbic Acid)
Vitamin D325 µg10 µgVitamin D (as Cholecalciferol) (400 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"
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 E20.3 mg268 mg1220% ↑Vitamin E (as d-alpha Tocopherol)
Vitamin K60 µg
Thiamin1.2 mg50 mg4067% ↑Thiamin (from Thiamin HCl) (Vitamin B-1)
Riboflavin1.3 mg25 mg1823% ↑Riboflavin (Vitamin B-2)
Niacin16 mg50 mg212% ↑Niacin (as Niacinamide) (Vitamin B-3)
Vitamin B62 mg50 mg2400% ↑Vitamin B-6 (from Pyridoxine HCl)
Folate DFE (200 mcg Folic Acid)333 mcg DFE1360 mcg DFE308% ↑Folate (800 mcg folic acid)
Vitamin B126 µg100 µg1567% ↑Vitamin B-12 (as Cyanocobalamin)
Biotin40 µg300 µg650% ↑Biotin
Pantothenic Acid15 mg50 mg233% ↑Pantothenic Acid (from Calcium Pantothenate)
Calcium210 mg100 mg-52% ↓Calcium (from Calcium Carbonate, Calcium Citrate and Calcium Amino Acid Chelate)
Iron8 mg9 mg12% ↑Iron (from Ferrochel® Bisglycinate Amino Acid Chelate)
Phosphorus20 mg
Iodine150 µg150 µg=Iodine (from Potassium Iodide)
Magnesium100 mg100 mg=Magnesium (from Magnesium Oxide and Magnesium Citrate)
Zinc11 mg15 mg36% ↑Zinc (from Amino Acid Chelate)
Selenium100 µg70 µg-30% ↓Selenium (from L-Selenomethionine)
Copper0.9 mg1 mg11% ↑Copper (from Amino Acid Chelate)
Manganese2.3 mg2 mg-13% ↓Manganese (from Amino Acid Chelate)
Chromium35 µg120 µg243% ↑Chromium (from Amino Acid Chelate)
Molybdenum50 µg25 µg-50% ↓Molybdenum (from Sodium Molybdate)
Chloride72 µg
Potassium80 mg25 mg-69% ↓Potassium (from Potassium Chloride)
Lycopene600 µg250 µg-58% ↓Lycopene (from Natural Tomato Extract)
800 mgOrganic Flaxseed Oil (Linum usitatissimum)
30 mgAlpha Lipoic Acid
50 mgPABA (Para-Aminobenzoic Acid)
25 mgInositol
500 µgBoron (from Boron Citrate)
250 µgLutein (from Marigold Extract)
25 µgVanadium (from Vanadyl Sulfate)
Nutrients only in Centrum Men
Dose: Adult
Vitamin K60 µg
Phosphorus20 mg
Chloride72 µg
Nutrients only in NOW Foods Liquid Multi Gels
Dose: Adult
Organic Flaxseed Oil (Linum usitatissimum)800 mg
Alpha Lipoic Acid30 mg
PABA (Para-Aminobenzoic Acid)50 mg
Inositol25 mg
Boron (from Boron Citrate)500 µg
Lutein (from Marigold Extract)250 µg
Vanadium (from Vanadyl Sulfate)25 µg
Other ingredients
Centrum MenNOW Foods Liquid Multi Gels
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.Softgel Capsule (bovine gelatin, glycerin, water, carob), Beeswax, Soy Lecithin and Natural Vanilla Extract.

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

Iron Ferrochel® is a registered trademark of Albion Labs.

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