Centrum Silver Men’s 50+ 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 Silver Men's 50+ (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 C120 mg300 mg150% ↑Vitamin C (as Ascorbic Acid)
Vitamin D31000 IU10 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 E27 mg268 mg893% ↑Vitamin E (as d-alpha Tocopherol)
Vitamin K60 µg
Thiamin1.5 mg50 mg3233% ↑Thiamin (from Thiamin HCl) (Vitamin B-1)
Riboflavin1.7 mg25 mg1371% ↑Riboflavin (Vitamin B-2)
Niacin20 mg50 mg150% ↑Niacin (as Niacinamide) (Vitamin B-3)
Vitamin B66 mg50 mg733% ↑Vitamin B-6 (from Pyridoxine HCl)
Folate DFE (300 mcg Folic Acid)500 mcg DFE1360 mcg DFE172% ↑Folate (800 mcg folic acid)
Vitamin B12100 µg100 µg=Vitamin B-12 (as Cyanocobalamin)
Biotin30 µg300 µg900% ↑Biotin
Pantothenic Acid10 mg50 mg400% ↑Pantothenic Acid (from Calcium Pantothenate)
Calcium210 mg100 mg-52% ↓Calcium (from Calcium Carbonate, Calcium Citrate and Calcium Amino Acid Chelate)
Phosphorus20 mg
Iodine150 µg150 µg=Iodine (from Potassium Iodide)
Magnesium75 mg100 mg33% ↑Magnesium (from Magnesium Oxide and Magnesium Citrate)
Zinc15 mg15 mg=Zinc (from Amino Acid Chelate)
Selenium21 µg70 µg233% ↑Selenium (from L-Selenomethionine)
Copper0.5 mg1 mg100% ↑Copper (from Amino Acid Chelate)
Manganese4 mg2 mg-50% ↓Manganese (from Amino Acid Chelate)
Chromium60 µg120 µg100% ↑Chromium (from Amino Acid Chelate)
Molybdenum50 µg25 µg-50% ↓Molybdenum (from Sodium Molybdate)
Chloride72 mg
Potassium80 mg25 mg-69% ↓Potassium (from Potassium Chloride)
Lutein300 µg250 µg-17% ↓Lutein (from Marigold Extract)
Lycopene600 µg250 µg-58% ↓Lycopene (from Natural Tomato Extract)
9 mgIron (from Ferrochel® Bisglycinate Amino Acid Chelate)
800 mgOrganic Flaxseed Oil (Linum usitatissimum)
30 mgAlpha Lipoic Acid
50 mgPABA (Para-Aminobenzoic Acid)
25 mgInositol
500 µgBoron (from Boron Citrate)
25 µgVanadium (from Vanadyl Sulfate)
Nutrients only in Centrum Silver Men's 50+
Dose: Adult
Vitamin K60 µg
Phosphorus20 mg
Chloride72 mg
Nutrients only in NOW Foods Liquid Multi Gels
Dose: Adult
Iron (from Ferrochel® Bisglycinate Amino Acid Chelate)9 mg
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
Vanadium (from Vanadyl Sulfate)25 µg
Other ingredients
Centrum Silver Men's 50+NOW Foods Liquid Multi Gels
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.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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