Centrum Silver Adults 50+ vs Carlson Super 2 Daily

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 Silver Adults 50+ (Daily Dose)Carlson Super 2 Daily (Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (40% as Beta-Carotene)750 IU3000 mcg RAE?Vitamin A (as beta carotene)
Vitamin C60 mg600 mg900% ↑Vitamin C (from calcium ascorbate)
Vitamin D25 µg40 µgVitamin D3 (as cholecaciferol)
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 E22.5 mg268 mg1091% ↑Vitamin E (as d-alpha tocopherol from soy)
Vitamin K30 µg
Thiamin1.5 mg15 mg900% ↑Thiamin (Vitamin B-1) (from thiamin mononitrate)
Riboflavin1.7 mg17 mg900% ↑Riboflavin (Vitamin B-2)
Niacin20 mg40 mg100% ↑Niacin (as niacinimide)
Vitamin B63 mg20 mg567% ↑Vitamin B-6 (as pyridoxine HCl)
Folate (400 mcg Folic Acid)667 mcg DFE680 mcg DFE2% ↑Folate (as 400mg folic acid)
Vitamin B1225 µg120 µg380% ↑Vitamin B-12 (as cyanocobalamin)
Biotin30 µg300 µg900% ↑Biotin
Pantothenic Acid10 mg40 mg300% ↑Pantothenic Acid (from d-calcium pantothenate)
Calcium220 mg70 mg-68% ↓Calcium (from calcium ascorbate, dicalcium phosphate and d-calcium pantothenate)
Phosphorus20 mg
Iodine150 µg300 µg100% ↑Iodine (from potassium iodide)
Magnesium50 mg100 mg100% ↑Magnesium (from magnesium oxide)
Zinc11 mg15 mg36% ↑Zinc (from zinc glycinate chelate)
Selenium19 µg210 µg1005% ↑Selenium (from selenomethionine)
Copper0.5 mg2 mg300% ↑Copper (from copper chelate and copper carbonate)
Manganese2.3 mg3 mg30% ↑Manganese (from manganese glycinate chelate)
Chromium50 µg240 µg380% ↑Chromium (from chromium nicotinate)
Molybdenum45 µg75 µg67% ↑Molybdenum (from molybdenum glycinate chelate)
Chloride72 mg
Potassium80 mg
Lutein250 µg800 µg220% ↑Lutein
Lycopene300 µg
2 mgBoron (from boron glycinate chelate)
400 µgVanadium (from Bis-Maltolato Oxo Vanadium)
800 mgNorwegian Fish Oil
130 mgEPA (Eicosapentaenoic Acid)
90 µgDHA (Docosahexaenoic Acid)
Nutrients only in Centrum Silver Adults 50+
Dose: Adult
Vitamin K30 µg
Phosphorus20 mg
Chloride72 mg
Potassium80 mg
Lycopene300 µg
Nutrients only in Carlson Super 2 Daily
Dose: Adult
Boron (from boron glycinate chelate)2 mg
Vanadium (from Bis-Maltolato Oxo Vanadium)400 µg
Norwegian Fish Oil800 mg
EPA (Eicosapentaenoic Acid)130 mg
DHA (Docosahexaenoic Acid)90 µg
Other ingredients
Centrum Silver Adults 50+Carlson Super 2 Daily
Calcium Carbonate, Potassium Chloride, Dibasic Calcium Phosphate, Magnesium Oxide, Ascorbic Acid (Vit. C), Microcrystalline Cellulose, dl-Alpha Tocopheryl Acetate (Vit. E), Modified Corn Starch, Corn Starch, Maltodextrin. Contains < 2% of: Beta-Carotene, BHT (to preserve freshness), Biotin, Blue 2 Lake, Calcium Pantothenate, Cholecalciferol (Vit. D3), Chromium Picolinate, Copper Sulfate, Crospovidone, Cyanocobalamin (Vit. B12), Folic Acid, Gelatin, Hydrogenated Palm Oil, Hypromellose, Lutein, Lycopene, Magnesium Stearate, Manganese Sulfate, Medium-Chain Triglycerides, Niacinamide, Nickelous Sulfate, Phytonadione (Vit. K), Polydextrose, Potassium Iodide, Pregelatinized Corn Starch, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vit. B6), Red 40 Lake, Riboflavin (Vit. B2), Silicon Dioxide, Sodium Ascorbate (to preserve freshness), Sodium Metavanadate, Sodium Molybdate, Sodium Selenate, Talc, Thiamine Mononitrate (Vit. B1), Titanium Dioxide, Tocopherols (to preserve freshness), Vitamin A Acetate, Yellow 6 Lake, Zinc Oxide.Bees wax, soy lecithin, rice flour, olive oil, soybean oil, medium chain triglyceride oil, ascorbyl palmitate, microcrystalline cellulose, glyceryl stearate, safflower oil.
Soft Gel: Beef gelatin, glycerin, water, carob.
Contains soy and fish (anchovy and sardine)

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