Life Extension Two-Per-Day Capsules vs Centrum Silver Adults 50+

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Complete nutritional comparison


Ingredient
Life Extension Two-Per-Day Capsules(Daily Dose)Centrum Silver Adults 50+(Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (as beta-carotene, acetate) (5,000 IU)1500 µg2500 IU?Vitamin A (40% 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 µg1000 IUVitamin D
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 mg50 IU?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 mg20 mg-60% ↓Niacin
Vitamin B6 (as pyridoxine HCI, pyridoxal 5’-phosphate)75 mg3 mg-96% ↓Vitamin B6
Folate (as L-5-methyltetrahydrofolate calcium salt)400 µg400 µgFolic Acid
Both folate and folic acid 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 B12 (as methylcobalamin)300 µg25 µg-92% ↓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 µg19 µg-90% ↓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 µg50 µg-75% ↓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 mg250 µg-95% ↓Lutein
trans-zeaxanthin ]155 µg
Apigenin5 mg
Boron (as boron amino acid chelate)3 mg
Lycopene [from LycoBeads® natural tomato extract (fruit)]1 mg300 µg-70% ↓Lycopene
30 µgVitamin K
220 mgCalcium
20 mgPhosphorus
0.5 mgCopper
72 mgChloride
80 mgPotassium
5 µgNickel
2 mgSilicon
10 µgVanadium
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
Boron (as boron amino acid chelate)3 mg
Nutrients only in Centrum Silver Adults 50+
Dose: Adult
Vitamin K30 µg
Calcium220 mg
Phosphorus20 mg
Copper0.5 mg
Chloride72 mg
Potassium80 mg
Nickel5 µg
Silicon2 mg
Vanadium10 µg
Other ingredients
Life Extension Two-Per-Day CapsulesCentrum Silver Adults 50+
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, Ascorbic Acid (Vit. C), Microcrystalline Cellulose, dl-Alpha Tocopheryl Acetate (Vit. E), Modified Corn Starch, Corn Starch, Maltodextrin. Contains < 2% of: Beta-Carotene, BHT (to preserve freshness), Biotin, Blue 2 Lake, Calcium Pantothenate, Cholecalciferol (Vit. D3), Chromium Picolinate, Copper Sulfate, Crospovidone, Cyanocobalamin (Vit. B12), Folic Acid, Gelatin, Hydrogenated Palm Oil, Hypromellose, Lutein, Lycopene, Magnesium Stearate, Manganese Sulfate, Medium-Chain Triglycerides, Niacinamide, Nickelous Sulfate, Phytonadione (Vit. K), Polydextrose, Potassium Iodide, Pregelatinized Corn Starch, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vit. B6), Red 40 Lake, Riboflavin (Vit. B2), Silicon Dioxide, Sodium Ascorbate (to preserve freshness), Sodium Metavanadate, 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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