Centrum Silver Men's 50+ vs USANA Essentials

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Complete nutritional comparison



Ingredient
Centrum Silver Men's 50+ (Daily Dose)USANA Essentials (Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (29% as Beta-Carotene)1050 µg15000 IU?VITAMIN A (100% AS BETA-CAROTENE)
Vitamin C120 mg1300 mg983% ↑VITAMIN C (AS CALCIUM, POTASSIUM, MAGNESIUM & ZINC ASCORBATES)
Vitamin D31000 IU1800 IU80% ↑VITAMIN D3 (AS CHOLECALCIFEROL)
Vitamin E27 mg400 IU?VITAMIN E (AS D-ALPHA TOCOPHERYL SUCCINATE)
Vitamin K60 µg60 µg=VITAMIN K (AS PHYLLOQUINONE)
Thiamin1.5 mg27 mg1700% ↑VITAMIN B1 (AS THIAMIN HCL)
Thiamine is also called vitamin B1.
Sources:
• "PubChem: Thiamine - Compound Summary CID 1130"
National Center for Biotechnology Information - USA
PubChem: Thiamine - Compound Summary
• "Thiamin's function, deficiency symptoms and causes, toxicity, drug interactions and recommended daily intake."
byJane Higdon, Ph.D and Victoria J. Drake, Ph.D, Christopher Bates, D.Phil, Linus Pauling Institute
Micro Nutrient Info Center - Thiamin
Riboflavin1.7 mg27 mg1488% ↑VITAMIN B2 (AS RIBOFLAVIN)
Riboflavin is also called vitamin B2.
Sources:
• "PubChem: Riboflavin - Compound Summary (CID 493570)"
National Center for Biotechnology Information - USA
PubChem: Riboflavin - Compound Summary
• "Riboflavin / Vitamin B2 metabolism, antioxidant function, nutrient interactions, deficiency, RDA, safety, supplements and LPI recommendation"
byJane Higdon, Ph.D and Victoria J. Drake, Ph.D, Linus Pauling Institute
Micro Nutrient Info Center - Riboflavin
Niacin20 mg40 mg100% ↑NIACIN (AS NIACIN AND NIACINAMIDE)
Vitamin B66 mg32 mg433% ↑VITAMIN B6 (AS PYRIDOXINE HCL)
Folate DFE (300 mcg Folic Acid)500 mcg DFE1000 µg?FOLATE (AS FOLIC ACID)
Vitamin B12100 µg200 µg100% ↑VITAMIN B12 (AS CYANOCOBALAMIN)
Biotin30 µg300 µg900% ↑BIOTIN
Pantothenic Acid10 mg90 mg800% ↑PANTOTHENIC ACID (AS D-CALCIUM PANTOTHENATE)
Calcium210 mg270 mg29% ↑CALCIUM (AS CALCIUM CITRATE AND CALCIUM CARBONATE)
Phosphorus20 mg
Iodine150 µg300 µg100% ↑IODINE (AS POTASSIUM IODIDE)
Magnesium75 mg300 mg300% ↑MAGNESIUM (AS MAGNESIUM CITRATE AND MAGNESIUM AMINO CHELATE)
Zinc15 mg20 mg33% ↑ZINC (AS ZINC CITRATE)
Selenium21 µg200 µg852% ↑SELENIUM (AS L-SELENOMETHONIONE AND SELENIUM AMINO ACID COMPLEX)
Copper0.5 mg2 mg300% ↑COPPER (AS COPPER GLUCONATE)
Manganese4 mg5 mg25% ↑MANGANESE (AS MANGANESE GLUCONATE)
Chromium60 µg300 µg400% ↑CHROMIUM (AS CHROMIUM POLYNICOTINATE AND CHROMIUM PICOLINATE)
Molybdenum50 µg50 µg=MOLYBDENUM (AS MOLYBDENUM CITRATE)
Chloride72 mg
Potassium80 mg
Lutein300 µg600 µg100% ↑LUTEIN (TAGETES ERECTA L., FLOWER)
Lycopene600 µg1000 µg67% ↑LYCOPENE
30 mgOLIVOL™ (OLIVE EXTRACT, OLEA EUROPAEA L., FRUIT)
34 mgMIXED NATURAL TOCOPHEROLS (D-GAMMA, D-DELTA, D-BETA TOCOPHEROL)
198 mgBIOFLAVONOID COMPLEX
RUTIN
QUERCETIN
HESPERIDIN [CITRUS SPP. L., FRUIT]
GREEN TEA EXTRACT-DECAFFEINATED [CAMELLIA SINENSIS HUNT, LEAVES]
POMEGRANATE EXTRACT [PUNICA GRANATUM L., FRUIT]
CINNAMON EXTRACT [CINNAMOMUM CASSIA L., BARK]
BILBERRY EXTRACT [VACCINIUM MYRTILLUS L., FRUIT]
150 mgINOSITOL
100 mgCHOLINE BITARTRATE
100 mgN-ACETYL L-CYSTEINE
12 mgCOENZYME Q10
15 mgTURMERIC EXTRACT (CURCUMA LONGA L., ROOT)
3000 µgBORON (AS BORON CITRATE)
40 µgVANADIUM (AS VANADIUM CITRATE)
3 mgULTRA TRACE MINERALS

Nutrients exclusive to Centrum Silver Men's 50+

Dose: Adult
Phosphorus20 mg
Chloride72 mg
Potassium80 mg

Nutrients exclusive to USANA Essentials

Dose: Adult
OLIVOL™ (OLIVE EXTRACT, OLEA EUROPAEA L., FRUIT)30 mg
MIXED NATURAL TOCOPHEROLS (D-GAMMA, D-DELTA, D-BETA TOCOPHEROL)34 mg
BIOFLAVONOID COMPLEX198 mg
RUTIN
QUERCETIN
HESPERIDIN [CITRUS SPP. L., FRUIT]
GREEN TEA EXTRACT-DECAFFEINATED [CAMELLIA SINENSIS HUNT, LEAVES]
POMEGRANATE EXTRACT [PUNICA GRANATUM L., FRUIT]
CINNAMON EXTRACT [CINNAMOMUM CASSIA L., BARK]
BILBERRY EXTRACT [VACCINIUM MYRTILLUS L., FRUIT]
INOSITOL150 mg
CHOLINE BITARTRATE100 mg
N-ACETYL L-CYSTEINE100 mg
COENZYME Q1012 mg
TURMERIC EXTRACT (CURCUMA LONGA L., ROOT)15 mg
BORON (AS BORON CITRATE)3000 µg
VANADIUM (AS VANADIUM CITRATE)40 µg
ULTRA TRACE MINERALS3 mg

Other ingredients

Centrum Silver Men's 50+USANA Essentials
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.Microcrystalline Cellulose, Modified cellulose, Croscarmellose Sodium, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Pregelatinized Starch, Silicon Dioxide, Dextrin, Calcium Silicate, Rice Protein Hydrolysate, Vanilla Extract, Dextrose, Soy Lecithin, Sodium CMC, Sodium Citrate, Alpha Lipoic Acid

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