Life Extension Two-Per-Day Capsules vs NOW Foods Liquid Multi Gels

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)NOW Foods Liquid Multi Gels(Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (as beta-carotene, acetate) (5,000 IU)1500 µg10000 IU?Vitamin A (
60% as Beta-Carotene and
40% as Retinyl Palmitate)
Vitamin C (as ascorbic acid, calcium and niacinamide ascorbates)470 mg300 mg-36% ↓Vitamin C (as Ascorbic Acid)
Vitamin D3 (as cholecalciferol) (2,000 IU)50 µg400 IUVitamin D (as Cholecalciferol)
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 mg400 IU?Vitamin E (as d-alpha Tocopherol)
Thiamine (vitamin B1) (as thiamine HCI)75 mg50 mg-33% ↓Thiamin (from Thiamin HCl) (Vitamin B-1)
Riboflavin (vitamin B2) (as riboflavin, riboflavin 5’-phosphate)50 mg25 mg-50% ↓Riboflavin (Vitamin B-2)
Niacin (as niacinamide, niacinamide ascorbate)50 mg50 mg=Niacin (as Niacinamide) (Vitamin B-3)
Vitamin B6 (as pyridoxine HCI, pyridoxal 5’-phosphate)75 mg50 mg-33% ↓Vitamin B-6 (from Pyridoxine HCl)
Folate (as L-5-methyltetrahydrofolate calcium salt)400 µg800 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 µg100 µg-67% ↓Vitamin B-12 (as Cyanocobalamin)
Biotin300 µg300 µg=Biotin
Pantothenic acid (as D-calcium pantothenate)50 mg50 mg=Pantothenic Acid (from Calcium Pantothenate)
Iodine (as potassium iodide)150 µg150 µg=Iodine (from Potassium Iodide)
Magnesium (as magnesium oxide)100 mg100 mg=Magnesium (from Magnesium Oxide and Magnesium Citrate)
Zinc (as zinc citrate, L-OptiZinc® zinc mono-L-methionine sulfate)25 mg15 mg-40% ↓Zinc (from Amino Acid Chelate)
Selenium [as sodium selenite, SelenoExcell® high selenium yeast, Se-Methyl L-selenocysteine]200 µg70 µg-65% ↓Selenium (from L-Selenomethionine)
Manganese (as manganese citrate, gluconate)2 mg2 mg=Manganese (from Amino Acid Chelate)
Chromium [as Crominex® 3+ chromium stabilized with Capros® amla extract (fruit) and PrimaVie® Shilajit]200 µg120 µg-40% ↓Chromium (from Amino Acid Chelate)
Molybdenum (as molybdenum amino acid chelate)100 µg25 µg-75% ↓Molybdenum (from Sodium Molybdate)
Inositol50 mg25 mg-50% ↓Inositol
Alpha lipoic acid25 mg30 mg20% ↑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 mg250 µg-95% ↓Lutein (from Marigold Extract)
trans-zeaxanthin ]155 µg
Apigenin5 mg
Boron (as boron amino acid chelate)3 mg500 µg-83% ↓Boron (from Boron Citrate)
Lycopene [from LycoBeads® natural tomato extract (fruit)]1 mg250 µg-75% ↓Lycopene (from Natural Tomato Extract)
100 mgCalcium (from Calcium Carbonate, Calcium Citrate and Calcium Amino Acid Chelate)
9 mgIron (from Ferrochel® Bisglycinate Amino Acid Chelate)
1 mgCopper (from Amino Acid Chelate)
25 mgPotassium (from Potassium Chloride)
800 mgOrganic Flaxseed Oil (Linum usitatissimum)
50 mgPABA (Para-Aminobenzoic Acid)
25 µgVanadium (from Vanadyl Sulfate)
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
Nutrients only in NOW Foods Liquid Multi Gels
Dose: Adult
Calcium (from Calcium Carbonate, Calcium Citrate and Calcium Amino Acid Chelate)100 mg
Iron (from Ferrochel® Bisglycinate Amino Acid Chelate)9 mg
Copper (from Amino Acid Chelate)1 mg
Potassium (from Potassium Chloride)25 mg
Organic Flaxseed Oil (Linum usitatissimum)800 mg
PABA (Para-Aminobenzoic Acid)50 mg
Vanadium (from Vanadyl Sulfate)25 µg
Other ingredients
Life Extension Two-Per-Day CapsulesNOW Foods Liquid Multi Gels
stearic acid, croscarmellose sodium, vegetable stearate, silica, aqueous film coating (purified water, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, glycerin), dicalcium phosphate, microcrystalline cellulose, maltodextrin.Softgel Capsule (bovine gelatin, glycerin, water, carob), Beeswax, Soy Lecithin and Natural Vanilla Extract.

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

Iron Ferrochel® is a registered trademark of Albion Labs.

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