Centrum Women vs Centrum Adults

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 Women (Daily Dose)Centrum Adults (Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (29% as Beta-Carotene)1050 µg1050 µg=Vitamin A (29% as Beta-Carotene)
Vitamin C75 mg60 mg-20% ↓Vitamin C
Vitamin D325 µg25 µgVitamin D (1,000 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 E15.8 mg13.5 mg-15% ↓Vitamin E
Vitamin K50 µg25 µg-50% ↓Vitamin K
Thiamin1.1 mg1.5 mg36% ↑Thiamin
Riboflavin1.1 mg1.7 mg55% ↑Riboflavin
Niacin14 mg20 mg43% ↑Niacin
Vitamin B62 mg2 mg=Vitamin B6
Folate DFE (400 mcg Folic Acid)667 mcg DFE667 mcg DFE=Folate (400 mcg Folic Acid)
Vitamin B126 µg6 µg=Vitamin B12
Biotin40 µg30 µg-25% ↓Biotin
Pantothenic Acid15 mg10 mg-33% ↓Pantothenic Acid
Calcium200 mg200 mg=Calcium
Iron18 mg18 mg=Iron
Phosphorus20 mg20 mg=Phosphorus
Iodine150 µg150 µg=Iodine
Magnesium100 mg50 mg-50% ↓Magnesium
Zinc8 mg11 mg38% ↑Zinc
Selenium18 µg55 µg206% ↑Selenium
Copper0.5 mg0.5 mg=Copper
Manganese1.8 mg2.3 mg28% ↑Manganese
Chromium32 µg35 µg9% ↑Chromium
Molybdenum50 µg45 µg-10% ↓Molybdenum
Chloride72 mg72 mg=Chloride
Potassium80 mg80 mg=Potassium
Nutrients only in Centrum Women
Dose: Adult
Nutrients only in Centrum Adults
Dose: Adult
Other ingredients
Centrum WomenCentrum Adults
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 Oxide.Calcium Carbonate, Potassium Chloride, Dibasic Calcium Phosphate, Magnesium Oxide, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Ascorbic Acid (Vit. C), Ferrous Fumarate, DL-alpha Tocopheryl Acetate (Vit. E), Maltodextrin. Contains <2% of: Beta-Carotene, BHT (to preserve freshness), Biotin, Calcium Pantothenate, Cholecalciferol (Vit. D3), Chromium Picolinate, Copper Sulfate, Corn Starch, Crospovidone, Cyanocobalamin (Vit. B12), Folic Acid, Gelatin, Magnesium Stearate, Manganese Sulfate, Modified Corn Starch, Niacinamide, Phytonadione (Vit. K), Polyethylene Glycol, Polyvinyl Alcohol, Potassium Iodide, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vit. B6), 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.

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