Life Extension Two-Per-Day Capsules vs Pure Vegan, Advanced Vegan

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)Pure Vegan, Advanced Vegan(Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (as beta-carotene, acetate) (5,000 IU)1500 µg12500 IU?Vitamin A (as Alpha-Carotene & Beta-Carotene) [contained in: Betatene® providing:]
Vitamin C (as ascorbic acid, calcium and niacinamide ascorbates)470 mg100 mg-79% ↓Vitamin C (as Ascorbyl Palmitate & Ascorbic Acid)
Vitamin D3 (as cholecalciferol) (2,000 IU)50 µg200 IUVitamin D (as Ergocalciferol)
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 mg200 IU?Vitamin E (as d-Alpha Tocopherpl Acetate)
Thiamine (vitamin B1) (as thiamine HCI)75 mg50 mg-33% ↓Thiamine (Vitamin B1)
Riboflavin (vitamin B2) (as riboflavin, riboflavin 5’-phosphate)50 mg50 mg=Riboflavin (Vitamin B2)
Niacin (as niacinamide, niacinamide ascorbate)50 mg50 mgNiacinamide
Niacin is also called vitamin B3. Niacinamide is a form of vitamin B3.
Sources:
• "Niacin and nicotinamide. What is it? How effective is it? How does it work? Are there safety concerns? Are there interactions with other medications or herb and supplements?"
Medline Plus
Medline Plus: Niacin and niacinamide (Vitamin B3)
• "Small Molecule Pathway Database (SMPDB): Nicotinate and Nicotinamide Metabolism (homosapiens)"
Genome Alberta & Genome Canada
SMPDB: Nicotinate and Nicotinamide Metabolism
• "Recommendations for niacin dosage by life stage and gender"
National Health and Medical Research Council - Australia, Ministry of Health - New Zealand
Niacin - Nutrient Reference Values Australia and New Zealand
Vitamin B6 (as pyridoxine HCI, pyridoxal 5’-phosphate)75 mg50 mgPyridoxine HCL (Vitamin B6)
The body converts pyridoxal to vitamin B6. The body converts pyridoxine to pyridoxal. Pyridoxine hydrochloride contains pyridoxine.
Sources:
• "Tool for calculating molecular weights"
bywebqc.org, webqc.org
Web QC - Molecular Weight Calculation Tool
• "Foundational Medicine Review 2001 Vol 6: Shows the most active form of Vitamin B6, Biochemistry and Clinical Applications"
Thorne Research
Foundational Medicine Review: Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine; Pyridoxal 5'Phosphate)
• "The three main forms of Vitamin B6. Its effect on nervous system function, red blood cell formation, niacin formation, hormone function, nucleic acid synthesis, the RDA, disease prevention and treatment, sources, supplements and safety."
byJane Higdon, Ph.D and Victoria J. Drake, Ph.D, Linus Pauling Institute
LPI - Micro Nutrient Info Center - Vitamin B6
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 µg6 µg-98% ↓Vitamin B12 (as Methylcobalamin)
Biotin300 µg300 µg=Biotin
Pantothenic acid (as D-calcium pantothenate)50 mg50 mg=Pantothenic Acid
Iodine (as potassium iodide)150 µg150 µg=Iodine (as Potassium Iodide)
Magnesium (as magnesium oxide)100 mg150 mg50% ↑Magnesium (as Magnesium Citrate, Alpha Ketogluturate, & Oxide)
Zinc (as zinc citrate, L-OptiZinc® zinc mono-L-methionine sulfate)25 mg10 mg-60% ↓Zinc (as Zinc Amino Acid Chelate)
Selenium [as sodium selenite, SelenoExcell® high selenium yeast, Se-Methyl L-selenocysteine]200 µg200 µg=Selenium (as L-Selenomethionine)
Manganese (as manganese citrate, gluconate)2 mg2 mg=Manganese (as Manganese Citrate)
Chromium [as Crominex® 3+ chromium stabilized with Capros® amla extract (fruit) and PrimaVie® Shilajit]200 µg200 µg=Chromium (as Chromium Picolinate)
Molybdenum (as molybdenum amino acid chelate)100 µg75 µg-25% ↓Molybdenum (as Molybdenum Chelate)
Inositol50 mg50 mg=Inositol
Alpha lipoic acid25 mg5 mg-80% ↓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 mg10 mg100% ↑Quercetin
Marigold extract (flower) [std. to11.12 mg
trans-lutein5 mg49 µg-99% ↓Lutein
trans-zeaxanthin ]155 µg49 µg-68% ↓Zeaxanthin
Apigenin5 mg
Boron (as boron amino acid chelate)3 mg2 mg-33% ↓Boron (as Boron Citrate)
Lycopene [from LycoBeads® natural tomato extract (fruit)]1 mg3 mg200% ↑Lycopene
158 mgBetatene® providing: [all ingredients are matched elsewhere]
98 µgCryptoxanthin
100 mgCalcium (as Calcium Citrate & Bisglycinate)
2 mgCopper (as Copper Gluconate)
99 mgPotassium (as Potassium Aspartate, Alpha Ketoglutarate, & Citrate)
100 mgL-Carnitine Tartrate
50 mgCholine
5 mgGrapeseed Extract 95%
25 mgPABA (Para Aminobenzoic Acid)
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
Marigold extract (flower) [std. to11.12 mg
Apigenin5 mg
Nutrients only in Pure Vegan, Advanced Vegan
Dose: Adult
Betatene® providing: [all ingredients are matched elsewhere]158 mg
Cryptoxanthin98 µg
Calcium (as Calcium Citrate & Bisglycinate)100 mg
Copper (as Copper Gluconate)2 mg
Potassium (as Potassium Aspartate, Alpha Ketoglutarate, & Citrate)99 mg
L-Carnitine Tartrate100 mg
Choline50 mg
Grapeseed Extract 95%5 mg
PABA (Para Aminobenzoic Acid)25 mg
Other ingredients
Life Extension Two-Per-Day CapsulesPure Vegan, Advanced Vegan
stearic acid, croscarmellose sodium, vegetable stearate, silica, aqueous film coating (purified water, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, glycerin), dicalcium phosphate, microcrystalline cellulose, maltodextrin.Digeseb Plus® is a proprietary blend of enzymes which help digest food, minerals and proteins

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