Centrum Men vs Pure Vegan, Advanced Vegan

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)Pure Vegan, Advanced Vegan (Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (29% as Beta-Carotene)1050 µg12500 IU?Vitamin A (as Alpha-Carotene & Beta-Carotene) [contained in: Betatene® providing:]
Vitamin C90 mg100 mg11% ↑Vitamin C (as Ascorbyl Palmitate & Ascorbic Acid)
Vitamin D325 µg200 IUVitamin D (as Ergocalciferol)
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 mg200 IU?Vitamin E (as d-Alpha Tocopherpl Acetate)
Vitamin K60 µg
Thiamin1.2 mg50 mg4067% ↑Thiamine (Vitamin B1)
Riboflavin1.3 mg50 mg3746% ↑Riboflavin (Vitamin B2)
Niacin16 mg50 mgNiacinamide
Niacin is also called vitamin B3. Niacinamide is a form of vitamin B3.
Sources:
• "Niacin and nicotinamide. What is it? How effective is it? How does it work? Are there safety concerns? Are there interactions with other medications or herb and supplements?"
Medline Plus
Medline Plus: Niacin and niacinamide (Vitamin B3)
• "Small Molecule Pathway Database (SMPDB): Nicotinate and Nicotinamide Metabolism (homosapiens)"
Genome Alberta & Genome Canada
SMPDB: Nicotinate and Nicotinamide Metabolism
• "Recommendations for niacin dosage by life stage and gender"
National Health and Medical Research Council - Australia, Ministry of Health - New Zealand
Niacin - Nutrient Reference Values Australia and New Zealand
• "Dietary supplement ingredient database: unit conversion tables"
National Institute of Health
Unit conversions for vitamins
Vitamin B62 mg50 mgPyridoxine HCL (Vitamin B6)
The body converts pyridoxal to vitamin B6. The body converts pyridoxine to pyridoxal. Pyridoxine hydrochloride contains pyridoxine.
Sources:
• "Foundational Medicine Review 2001 Vol 6: Shows the most active form of Vitamin B6, Biochemistry and Clinical Applications"
Thorne Research
Foundational Medicine Review: Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine; Pyridoxal 5'Phosphate)
• "The three main forms of Vitamin B6. Its effect on nervous system function, red blood cell formation, niacin formation, hormone function, nucleic acid synthesis, the RDA, disease prevention and treatment, sources, supplements and safety."
byJane Higdon, Ph.D and Victoria J. Drake, Ph.D, Linus Pauling Institute
LPI - Micro Nutrient Info Center - Vitamin B6
• "Tool for calculating molecular weights"
bywebqc.org, webqc.org
Web QC - Molecular Weight Calculation Tool
Folate DFE (200 mcg Folic Acid)333 mcg DFE800 µgFolic Acid
Both folate and folic acid 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 µg6 µg=Vitamin B12 (as Methylcobalamin)
Biotin40 µg300 µg650% ↑Biotin
Pantothenic Acid15 mg50 mg233% ↑Pantothenic Acid
Calcium210 mg100 mg-52% ↓Calcium (as Calcium Citrate & Bisglycinate)
Iron8 mg
Phosphorus20 mg
Iodine150 µg150 µg=Iodine (as Potassium Iodide)
Magnesium100 mg150 mg50% ↑Magnesium (as Magnesium Citrate, Alpha Ketogluturate, & Oxide)
Zinc11 mg10 mg-9% ↓Zinc (as Zinc Amino Acid Chelate)
Selenium100 µg200 µg100% ↑Selenium (as L-Selenomethionine)
Copper0.9 mg2 mg122% ↑Copper (as Copper Gluconate)
Manganese2.3 mg2 mg-13% ↓Manganese (as Manganese Citrate)
Chromium35 µg200 µg471% ↑Chromium (as Chromium Picolinate)
Molybdenum50 µg75 µg50% ↑Molybdenum (as Molybdenum Chelate)
Chloride72 µg
Potassium80 mg99 mg24% ↑Potassium (as Potassium Aspartate, Alpha Ketoglutarate, & Citrate)
Lycopene600 µg3 mg400% ↑Lycopene
158 mgBetatene® providing: [all ingredients are matched elsewhere]
49 µgLutein
49 µgZeaxanthin
98 µgCryptoxanthin
5 mgAlpha Lipoic Acid
100 mgL-Carnitine Tartrate
50 mgCholine
50 mgInositol
10 mgQuercetin
5 mgGrapeseed Extract 95%
25 mgPABA (Para Aminobenzoic Acid)
2 mgBoron (as Boron Citrate)
Nutrients only in Centrum Men
Dose: Adult
Vitamin K60 µg
Iron8 mg
Phosphorus20 mg
Chloride72 µg
Nutrients only in Pure Vegan, Advanced Vegan
Dose: Adult
Betatene® providing: [all ingredients are matched elsewhere]158 mg
Lutein49 µg
Zeaxanthin49 µg
Cryptoxanthin98 µg
Alpha Lipoic Acid5 mg
L-Carnitine Tartrate100 mg
Choline50 mg
Inositol50 mg
Quercetin10 mg
Grapeseed Extract 95%5 mg
PABA (Para Aminobenzoic Acid)25 mg
Boron (as Boron Citrate)2 mg
Other ingredients
Centrum MenPure Vegan, Advanced Vegan
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.Digeseb Plus® is a proprietary blend of enzymes which help digest food, minerals and proteins

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