Life Extension Two-Per-Day Capsules vs Carlson Super 2 Daily

All of the differences set out neatly so that you can make a choice between them.

Complete nutritional comparison


Ingredient
Life Extension Two-Per-Day Capsules(Daily Dose)Carlson Super 2 Daily(Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (as beta-carotene, acetate) (5,000 IU)1500 µg3000 µg100% ↑Vitamin A (as beta carotene)
Vitamin C (as ascorbic acid, calcium and niacinamide ascorbates)470 mg600 mg28% ↑Vitamin C (from calcium ascorbate)
Vitamin D3 (as cholecalciferol) (2,000 IU)50 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 E (as D-alpha tocopheryl succinate, D-alpha tocopherol)67 mg268 mg300% ↑Vitamin E (as d-alpha tocopherol from soy)
Thiamine (vitamin B1) (as thiamine HCI)75 mg15 mg-80% ↓Thiamin (Vitamin B-1) (from thiamin mononitrate)
Riboflavin (vitamin B2) (as riboflavin, riboflavin 5’-phosphate)50 mg17 mg-66% ↓Riboflavin (Vitamin B-2)
Niacin (as niacinamide, niacinamide ascorbate)50 mg40 mg-20% ↓Niacin (as niacinimide)
Vitamin B6 (as pyridoxine HCI, pyridoxal 5’-phosphate)75 mg20 mg-73% ↓Vitamin B-6 (as pyridoxine HCl)
Folate (as L-5-methyltetrahydrofolate calcium salt)400 µg400 µg=Folate (folic acid)
Vitamin B12 (as methylcobalamin)300 µg120 µg-60% ↓Vitamin B-12 (as cyanocobalamin)
Biotin300 µg300 µg=Biotin
Pantothenic acid (as D-calcium pantothenate)50 mg40 mg-20% ↓Pantothenic Acid (from d-calcium pantothenate)
Iodine (as potassium iodide)150 µg300 µg100% ↑Iodine (from potassium iodide)
Magnesium (as magnesium oxide)100 mg100 mg=Magnesium (from magnesium oxide)
Zinc (as zinc citrate, L-OptiZinc® zinc mono-L-methionine sulfate)25 mg15 mg-40% ↓Zinc (from zinc glycinate chelate)
Selenium [as sodium selenite, SelenoExcell® high selenium yeast, Se-Methyl L-selenocysteine]200 µg210 µg5% ↑Selenium (from selenomethionine)
Manganese (as manganese citrate, gluconate)2 mg3 mg50% ↑Manganese (from manganese glycinate chelate)
Chromium [as Crominex® 3+ chromium stabilized with Capros® amla extract (fruit) and PrimaVie® Shilajit]200 µg240 µg20% ↑Chromium (from chromium nicotinate)
Molybdenum (as molybdenum amino acid chelate)100 µg75 µg-25% ↓Molybdenum (from molybdenum glycinate chelate)
Inositol50 mg
Alpha lipoic acid25 mg
Natural mixed tocopherols (providing gamma, delta, alpha, beta)20 mg
Bio-Quercetin phytosome (providing 5mg quercetin [from Japanese sophora concentrate (flower bud)], phosphatidylcholine complex [from sunflower])15 mg
quercetin5 mg
Marigold extract (flower) [std. to11.12 mg
trans-lutein5 mg800 µg-84% ↓Lutein
trans-zeaxanthin ]155 µg
Apigenin5 mg
Boron (as boron amino acid chelate)3 mg2 mg-33% ↓Boron (from boron glycinate chelate)
Lycopene [from LycoBeads® natural tomato extract (fruit)]1 mg
70 mgCalcium (from calcium ascorbate, dicalcium phosphate and d-calcium pantothenate)
2 mgCopper (from copper chelate and copper carbonate)
400 µgVanadium (from Bis-Maltolato Oxo Vanadium)
800 mgNorwegian Fish Oil
130 mgEPA (Eicosapentaenoic Acid)
90 µgDHA (Docosahexaenoic Acid)
Nutrients only in Life Extension Two-Per-Day Capsules
Dose: Adult
Inositol50 mg
Alpha lipoic acid25 mg
Natural mixed tocopherols (providing gamma, delta, alpha, beta)20 mg
Bio-Quercetin phytosome (providing 5mg quercetin [from Japanese sophora concentrate (flower bud)], phosphatidylcholine complex [from sunflower])15 mg
quercetin5 mg
Marigold extract (flower) [std. to11.12 mg
trans-zeaxanthin ]155 µg
Apigenin5 mg
Lycopene [from LycoBeads® natural tomato extract (fruit)]1 mg
Nutrients only in Carlson Super 2 Daily
Dose: Adult
Calcium (from calcium ascorbate, dicalcium phosphate and d-calcium pantothenate)70 mg
Copper (from copper chelate and copper carbonate)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
Life Extension Two-Per-Day CapsulesCarlson Super 2 Daily
stearic acid, croscarmellose sodium, vegetable stearate, silica, aqueous film coating (purified water, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, glycerin), dicalcium phosphate, microcrystalline cellulose, maltodextrin.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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