NOW Foods ADAM Superior Men's Multi Softgels vs Carlson Super 2 Daily

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Complete nutritional comparison



Ingredient
NOW Foods ADAM Superior Men's Multi Softgels (Daily Dose)Carlson Super 2 Daily (Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A3000 µg3000 mcg RAE=Vitamin A (as beta carotene)
[60% as Beta Carotene (Betatene®) and
40% as Retinyl Palmitate ]
Vitamin C (from Calcium Ascorbate)250 mg600 mg140% ↑Vitamin C (from calcium ascorbate)
Vitamin D-3 (as Cholecalciferol) (1,000 IU)25 µg40 µg60% ↑Vitamin D3 (as cholecaciferol)
Vitamin E (as d-alpha Tocopherol)100 mg268 mg168% ↑Vitamin E (as d-alpha tocopherol from soy)
D alpha tocopherol is also called vitamin E.
Sources:
• "Dietary supplement ingredient database: unit conversion tables"
National Institute of Health
Unit conversions for vitamins
Vitamin K-1 (as Phytonadione)35 µg
Thiamin (Vit. B-1) (from Thiamin HCl)25 mg15 mg-40% ↓Thiamin (Vitamin B-1) (from thiamin mononitrate)
Riboflavin (Vitamin B-2)25 mg17 mg-32% ↓Riboflavin (Vitamin B-2)
Niacin (Vitamin B-3) (as Niacinamide)35 mg40 mg14% ↑Niacin (as niacinimide)
Vitamin B-6 (from Pyridoxine HCl and Pyridoxal-5-Phosphate (P-5-P))25 mg20 mg-20% ↓Vitamin B-6 (as pyridoxine HCl)
Folate (400 mcg folic acid)680 mcg DFE680 mcg DFE=Folate (as 400mg folic acid)
Vitamin B-12 (as Methylcobalamin)120 µg120 µg=Vitamin B-12 (as cyanocobalamin)
Biotin300 µg300 µg=Biotin
Pantothenic Acid (Vitamin B-5) (from Calcium Pantothenate)50 mg40 mg-20% ↓Pantothenic Acid (from d-calcium pantothenate)
Choline (from Choline Bitartrate)25 mg
Calcium (from Cal. Ascorbate, Aquamin® Seaweed Derived Minerals and Calcium Pantothenate)55 mg70 mg27% ↑Calcium (from calcium ascorbate, dicalcium phosphate and d-calcium pantothenate)
Iodine (from Potassium Iodide)225 µg300 µg33% ↑Iodine (from potassium iodide)
Magnesium (from Magnesium Citrate and Aquamin® Seaweed Derived Minerals)25 mg100 mg300% ↑Magnesium (from magnesium oxide)
Zinc (from Zinc Picolinate)15 mg15 mg=Zinc (from zinc glycinate chelate)
Selenium (from Selenium Glycinate Complex) (Albion™)200 µg210 µg5% ↑Selenium (from selenomethionine)
Copper (from Copper Bisglycinate) (TRAACS™)0.5 mg2 mg300% ↑Copper (from copper chelate and copper carbonate)
Manganese (from Manganese Bisglycinate) (TRAACS™)2 mg3 mg50% ↑Manganese (from manganese glycinate chelate)
Chromium (from Chromium Nicotinate Glycinate) (TRAACS™)120 µg240 µg100% ↑Chromium (from chromium nicotinate)
Molybdenum (from Molybdenum Glycinate) (TRAACS™)75 µg75 µg=Molybdenum (from molybdenum glycinate chelate)
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)
Alpha Lipoic Acid25 mg
Grape Seed Extract (Vitis vinifera)25 mg
Inositol10 mg
CoQ10 (as Ubiquinone)10 mg
Lycopene (LYC-O-MATO®) (from Tomato Extract)3 mg
Lutein (from Marigold Flowers Extract) (Tagetes erecta) (FloraGLO )500 µg800 µg60% ↑Lutein
Vitamin K-2 (as Menaquinone)45 µg
2 mgBoron (from boron glycinate chelate)
400 µgVanadium (from Bis-Maltolato Oxo Vanadium)
800 mgNorwegian Fish Oil
130 mgEPA (Eicosapentaenoic Acid)
90 µgDHA (Docosahexaenoic Acid)

Nutrients exclusive to NOW Foods ADAM Superior Men's Multi Softgels

Dose: Adult
Vitamin K-1 (as Phytonadione)35 µg
Choline (from Choline Bitartrate)25 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)
Alpha Lipoic Acid25 mg
Grape Seed Extract (Vitis vinifera)25 mg
Inositol10 mg
CoQ10 (as Ubiquinone)10 mg
Lycopene (LYC-O-MATO®) (from Tomato Extract)3 mg
Vitamin K-2 (as Menaquinone)45 µg

Nutrients exclusive to Carlson Super 2 Daily

Dose: Adult
Boron (from boron glycinate chelate)2 mg
Vanadium (from Bis-Maltolato Oxo Vanadium)400 µg
Norwegian Fish Oil800 mg
EPA (Eicosapentaenoic Acid)130 mg
DHA (Docosahexaenoic Acid)90 µg

Other ingredients

NOW Foods ADAM Superior Men's Multi SoftgelsCarlson Super 2 Daily
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.
Bees wax, soy lecithin, rice flour, olive oil, soybean oil, medium chain triglyceride oil, ascorbyl palmitate, microcrystalline cellulose, glyceryl stearate, safflower oil.
Soft Gel: Beef gelatin, glycerin, water, carob.
Contains soy and fish (anchovy and sardine)

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