Life Extension Two-Per-Day Capsules vs Centrum Adults

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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)
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Complete nutritional comparison


Ingredient
Life Extension Two-Per-Day Capsules (Daily Dose)Centrum Adults (Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (as beta-carotene, acetate) (5,000 IU)1500 mcg RAE1050 µg?Vitamin A (29% as Beta-Carotene)
Vitamin C (as ascorbic acid, calcium and niacinamide ascorbates)470 mg60 mg-87% ↓Vitamin C
Vitamin D3 (as cholecalciferol) (2,000 IU)50 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 E (as D-alpha tocopheryl succinate, D-alpha tocopherol)67 mg13.5 mg-80% ↓Vitamin E
Thiamine (vitamin B1) (as thiamine HCI)75 mg1.5 mg-98% ↓Thiamin
Riboflavin (vitamin B2) (as riboflavin, riboflavin 5’-phosphate)50 mg1.7 mg-97% ↓Riboflavin
Niacin (as niacinamide, niacinamide ascorbate)50 mg NE20 mg?Niacin
Vitamin B6 (as pyridoxine HCI, pyridoxal 5’-phosphate)75 mg2 mg-97% ↓Vitamin B6
Folate (as L-5-methyltetrahydrofolate calcium salt)680 mcg DFE667 mcg DFE-2% ↓Folate (400 mcg Folic Acid)
Vitamin B12 (as methylcobalamin)300 µg6 µg-98% ↓Vitamin B12
Biotin300 µg30 µg-90% ↓Biotin
Pantothenic acid (as D-calcium pantothenate)50 mg10 mg-80% ↓Pantothenic Acid
Iodine (as potassium iodide)150 µg150 µg=Iodine
Magnesium (as magnesium oxide)100 mg50 mg-50% ↓Magnesium
Zinc (as zinc citrate, L-OptiZinc® zinc mono-L-methionine sulfate)25 mg11 mg-56% ↓Zinc
Selenium [as sodium selenite, SelenoExcell® high selenium yeast, Se-Methyl L-selenocysteine]200 µg55 µg-72% ↓Selenium
Manganese (as manganese citrate, gluconate)2 mg2.3 mg15% ↑Manganese
Chromium [as Crominex® 3+ chromium stabilized with Capros® amla extract (fruit) and PrimaVie® Shilajit]200 µg35 µg-82% ↓Chromium
Molybdenum (as molybdenum amino acid chelate)100 µg45 µg-55% ↓Molybdenum
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 mg
trans-zeaxanthin ]155 µg
Apigenin5 mg
Boron (as boron amino acid chelate)3 mg
Lycopene [from LycoBeads® natural tomato extract (fruit)]1 mg
25 µgVitamin K
200 mgCalcium
18 mgIron
20 mgPhosphorus
0.5 mgCopper
72 mgChloride
80 mgPotassium
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-lutein5 mg
trans-zeaxanthin ]155 µg
Apigenin5 mg
Boron (as boron amino acid chelate)3 mg
Lycopene [from LycoBeads® natural tomato extract (fruit)]1 mg
Nutrients only in Centrum Adults
Dose: Adult
Vitamin K25 µg
Calcium200 mg
Iron18 mg
Phosphorus20 mg
Copper0.5 mg
Chloride72 mg
Potassium80 mg
Other ingredients
Life Extension Two-Per-Day CapsulesCentrum Adults
stearic acid, croscarmellose sodium, vegetable stearate, silica, aqueous film coating (purified water, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, glycerin), dicalcium phosphate, microcrystalline cellulose, maltodextrin.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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