Centrum Silver Women’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 Women'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 C100 mg300 mg200% ↑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 E35 IU268 mg?Vitamin E (as d-alpha Tocopherol)
Vitamin K50 µg
Thiamin1.1 mg50 mg4445% ↑Thiamin (from Thiamin HCl) (Vitamin B-1)
Riboflavin1.1 mg25 mg2173% ↑Riboflavin (Vitamin B-2)
Niacin14 mg50 mg257% ↑Niacin (as Niacinamide) (Vitamin B-3)
Vitamin B65 mg50 mg900% ↑Vitamin B-6 (from Pyridoxine HCl)
Folic Acid400 µg1360 mcg DFEFolate (800 mcg folic acid)
Both folic acid and folate 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 B1250 µg100 µg100% ↑Vitamin B-12 (as Cyanocobalamin)
Biotin30 µg300 µg900% ↑Biotin
Pantothenic Acid5 mg50 mg900% ↑Pantothenic Acid (from Calcium Pantothenate)
Calcium300 mg100 mg-67% ↓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)
Zinc15 mg15 mg=Zinc (from Amino Acid Chelate)
Selenium22 µg70 µg218% ↑Selenium (from L-Selenomethionine)
Copper0.5 mg1 mg100% ↑Copper (from Amino Acid Chelate)
Manganese2.3 mg2 mg-13% ↓Manganese (from Amino Acid Chelate)
Chromium52 µg120 µg131% ↑Chromium (from Amino Acid Chelate)
Molybdenum50 µg25 µg-50% ↓Molybdenum (from Sodium Molybdate)
Chloride72 mg
Potassium80 mg25 mg-69% ↓Potassium (from Potassium Chloride)
Nickel5 mg
Silicon2 mg
Vanadium10 µg25 µg150% ↑Vanadium (from Vanadyl Sulfate)
Lutein300 µg250 µg-17% ↓Lutein (from Marigold Extract)
800 mgOrganic Flaxseed Oil (Linum usitatissimum)
30 mgAlpha Lipoic Acid
50 mgPABA (Para-Aminobenzoic Acid)
25 mgInositol
500 µgBoron (from Boron Citrate)
250 µgLycopene (from Natural Tomato Extract)
Nutrients only in Centrum Silver Women's 50+
Dose: Adult
Vitamin K50 µg
Phosphorus20 mg
Chloride72 mg
Nickel5 mg
Silicon2 mg
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
Lycopene (from Natural Tomato Extract)250 µg
Other ingredients
Centrum Silver Women's 50+NOW Foods Liquid Multi Gels
Calcium Carbonate, Magnesium Oxide, Potassium Chloride, Dibasic Calcium Phosphate, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Ascorbic Acid (Vit. C), Ferrous Fumarate, DL-alpha Tocopheryl Acetate (Vit. E), Maltodextrin, Crospovidone. Contains <2% of: Beta-Carotene, BHT (to preserve freshness), Biotin, Blue 2 Lake, Calcium Pantothenate, Cholecalciferol (Vit. D3), Chromium Picolinate, Copper Sulfate, Corn Starch, Cyanocobalamin (Vit. B12), Folic Acid, Gelatin, Lecithin (soy), Magnesium Stearate, Manganese Sulfate, Modified Corn Starch, Niacinamide, 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 Molybdate, Sodium Selenate, Talc, Thiamine Mononitrate (Vit. B1), Titanium Dioxide, Tocopherols (to preserve freshness), Vitamin A Acetate, Yellow 6 Lake, Zinc OxideSoftgel 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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