Nature Made Prenatal Multi vs Centrum Adults

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Complete nutritional comparison



Ingredient
Nature Made Prenatal Multi (Daily Dose)Centrum Adults (Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (as Beta Carotene)770 µg1050 µg36% ↑Vitamin A (29% as Beta-Carotene)
Vitamin C (as Ascorbic Acid)85 mg60 mg-29% ↓Vitamin C
Vitamin D3 (as Cholecalciferol) 1000 IU25 µg25 µg0%Vitamin 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"
by Jane 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"
by Richard S. Bak, Ph.D., Warde Medical Laboratory
Vitamin D and Metabolites
• "Human trial comparing potencies of Vitamins D2 and D3"
by Robert 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 dl-Alpha Tocopheryl Acetate)15 mg13.5 mg-10% ↓Vitamin E
Vitamin K (as Phytonadione)90 µg25 µg-72% ↓Vitamin K
Thiamine (as Thiamine Mononitrate)1.4 mg1.5 mg7% ↑Thiamin
Riboflavin1.4 mg1.7 mg21% ↑Riboflavin
Niacin (as Niacinamide)18 mg20 mg11% ↑Niacin
Vitamin B6 (as Pyridoxine Hydrochloride)1.9 mg2 mg5% ↑Vitamin B6
Folate (800 mcg Folic Acid)1330 mcg DFE667 mcg DFE-50% ↓Folate (400 mcg Folic Acid)
Vitamin B12 (as Cyanocabalamin)5.2 µg6 µg15% ↑Vitamin B12
Biotin30 µg30 µg=Biotin
Pantothenic Acid (as d-Calcium Pantothenate)6 mg10 mg67% ↑Pantothenic Acid
Calcium (as Calcium Carbonate)250 mg200 mg-20% ↓Calcium
Iron (as Ferrous Fumarate)27 mg18 mg-33% ↓Iron
Iodine (as Potassium Iodide)150 µg150 µg=Iodine
Magnesium (as Magnesium Oxide)45 mg50 mg11% ↑Magnesium
Zinc (as Zinc Oxide)11 mg11 mg=Zinc
20 mgPhosphorus
55 µgSelenium
0.5 mgCopper
2.3 mgManganese
35 µgChromium
45 µgMolybdenum
72 mgChloride
80 mgPotassium

Nutrients exclusive to Nature Made Prenatal Multi

none

Nutrients exclusive to Centrum Adults

Dose: Adult
Phosphorus20 mg
Selenium55 µg
Copper0.5 mg
Manganese2.3 mg
Chromium35 µg
Molybdenum45 µg
Chloride72 mg
Potassium80 mg

Other ingredients

Nature Made Prenatal MultiCentrum Adults
Cellulose Gel, modified Food Starch, Maltodextrin, hydrogenated Soybean Oil, Dibasic Calcium Phosphate, Croscarmellose Sodium, Hypromellose, Silicon Dioxide (SiO2), Magnesium Stearate, Gelatin, Polyethylene GlycolCalcium 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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