Life Extension Two-Per-Day Capsules vs NOW Foods ADAM™ Superior Men’s Multi Softgels

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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
Life Extension Two-Per-Day Capsules (Daily Dose)NOW Foods ADAM Superior Men's Multi Softgels (Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (as beta-carotene, acetate) (5,000 IU)1500 mcg RAE3000 µg?Vitamin A
[60% as Beta Carotene (Betatene®) and
40% as Retinyl Palmitate ]
Vitamin C (as ascorbic acid, calcium and niacinamide ascorbates)470 mg250 mg-47% ↓Vitamin C (from Calcium Ascorbate)
Vitamin D3 (as cholecalciferol) (2,000 IU)50 µg25 µgVitamin D-3 (as Cholecalciferol) (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 mg100 mg49% ↑Vitamin E (as d-alpha Tocopherol)
Thiamine (vitamin B1) (as thiamine HCI)75 mg25 mg-67% ↓Thiamin (Vit. B-1) (from Thiamin HCl)
Riboflavin (vitamin B2) (as riboflavin, riboflavin 5’-phosphate)50 mg25 mg-50% ↓Riboflavin (Vitamin B-2)
Niacin (as niacinamide, niacinamide ascorbate)50 mg NE35 mg?Niacin (Vitamin B-3) (as Niacinamide)
Vitamin B6 (as pyridoxine HCI, pyridoxal 5’-phosphate)75 mg25 mg-67% ↓Vitamin B-6 (from Pyridoxine HCl and Pyridoxal-5-Phosphate (P-5-P))
Folate (as L-5-methyltetrahydrofolate calcium salt)680 mcg DFE680 mcg DFE=Folate (400 mcg folic acid)
Vitamin B12 (as methylcobalamin)300 µg120 µg-60% ↓Vitamin B-12 (as Methylcobalamin)
Biotin300 µg300 µg=Biotin
Pantothenic acid (as D-calcium pantothenate)50 mg50 mg=Pantothenic Acid (Vitamin B-5) (from Calcium Pantothenate)
Iodine (as potassium iodide)150 µg225 µg50% ↑Iodine (from Potassium Iodide)
Magnesium (as magnesium oxide)100 mg25 mg-75% ↓Magnesium (from Magnesium Citrate and Aquamin® Seaweed Derived Minerals)
Zinc (as zinc citrate, L-OptiZinc® zinc mono-L-methionine sulfate)25 mg15 mg-40% ↓Zinc (from Zinc Picolinate)
Selenium [as sodium selenite, SelenoExcell® high selenium yeast, Se-Methyl L-selenocysteine]200 µg200 µg=Selenium (from Selenium Glycinate Complex) (Albion™)
Manganese (as manganese citrate, gluconate)2 mg2 mg=Manganese (from Manganese Bisglycinate) (TRAACS™)
Chromium [as Crominex® 3+ chromium stabilized with Capros® amla extract (fruit) and PrimaVie® Shilajit]200 µg120 µg-40% ↓Chromium (from Chromium Nicotinate Glycinate) (TRAACS™)
Molybdenum (as molybdenum amino acid chelate)100 µg75 µg-25% ↓Molybdenum (from Molybdenum Glycinate) (TRAACS™)
Inositol50 mg10 mg-80% ↓Inositol
Alpha lipoic acid25 mg25 mg=Alpha Lipoic Acid
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 mg500 µg-90% ↓Lutein (from Marigold Flowers Extract) (Tagetes erecta) (FloraGLO )
trans-zeaxanthin ]155 µg
Apigenin5 mg
Boron (as boron amino acid chelate)3 mg
Lycopene [from LycoBeads® natural tomato extract (fruit)]1 mg3 mg200% ↑Lycopene (LYC-O-MATO®) (from Tomato Extract)
35 µgVitamin K-1 (as Phytonadione)
25 mgCholine (from Choline Bitartrate)
55 mgCalcium (from Cal. Ascorbate, Aquamin® Seaweed Derived Minerals and Calcium Pantothenate)
0.5 mgCopper (from Copper Bisglycinate) (TRAACS™)
25 mgPotassium (from Potassium Chloride)
160 mgSaw Palmetto Extract (Berry) (Serenoa repens) (min. 85% Fatty Acids)
50 mgPhytosterols (Plant Sterols)
(with Beta-Sitosterol)
25 mgGrape Seed Extract (Vitis vinifera)
10 mgCoQ10 (as Ubiquinone)
45 µgVitamin K-2 (as Menaquinone)
Nutrients only in Life Extension Two-Per-Day Capsules
Dose: Adult
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 NOW Foods ADAM Superior Men's Multi Softgels
Dose: Adult
Vitamin K-1 (as Phytonadione)35 µg
Choline (from Choline Bitartrate)25 mg
Calcium (from Cal. Ascorbate, Aquamin® Seaweed Derived Minerals and Calcium Pantothenate)55 mg
Copper (from Copper Bisglycinate) (TRAACS™)0.5 mg
Potassium (from Potassium Chloride)25 mg
Saw Palmetto Extract (Berry) (Serenoa repens) (min. 85% Fatty Acids)160 mg
Phytosterols (Plant Sterols)50 mg
(with Beta-Sitosterol)
Grape Seed Extract (Vitis vinifera)25 mg
CoQ10 (as Ubiquinone)10 mg
Vitamin K-2 (as Menaquinone)45 µg
Other ingredients
Life Extension Two-Per-Day CapsulesNOW Foods ADAM Superior Men's Multi Softgels
stearic acid, croscarmellose sodium, vegetable stearate, silica, aqueous film coating (purified water, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, glycerin), dicalcium phosphate, microcrystalline cellulose, maltodextrin.Softgel Capsule [bovine gelatin (BSE-free), glycerin, water, carob], Pumpkin Seed Oil, Sunflower Lecithin, Beeswax and Cinnamon Bark Powder.

Contains soy.

Not manufactured with wheat, gluten, milk, egg, fish or shellfish ingredients. Produced in a GMP facility that processes other ingredients containing these allergens.

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