NOW Foods ADAM™ Superior Men’s Multi Softgels vs Centrum Adults

All of the differences set out neatly so that you can make a choice between them.

Complete nutritional comparison


Ingredient
NOW Foods ADAM™ Superior Men's Multi Softgels(Daily Dose)Centrum Adults(Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A3000 µg3500 IU?Vitamin A (29% as Beta-Carotene)
[60% as Beta Carotene (Betatene®) and
40% as Retinyl Palmitate ]
Vitamin C (from Calcium Ascorbate)250 mg60 mg-76% ↓Vitamin C
Vitamin D-3 (as Cholecalciferol) (1,000 IU)25 µg1000 IU?Vitamin D
Vitamin E (as d-alpha Tocopherol)100 mg30 IU?Vitamin E
Vitamin K (as Menaquinone and Phytonadione)80 µg25 µg-69% ↓Vitamin K
Thiamin (Vit. B-1) (from Thiamin HCl)25 mg1.5 mg-94% ↓Thiamin
Riboflavin (Vitamin B-2)25 mg1.7 mg-93% ↓Riboflavin
Niacin (Vitamin B-3) (as Niacinamide)35 mg20 mg-43% ↓Niacin
Vitamin B-6 (from Pyridoxine HCl and Pyridoxal-5-Phosphate (P-5-P))25 mg2 mg-92% ↓Vitamin B6
Folate (400 mcg folic acid)680 µg400 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 B-12 (as Methylcobalamin)120 µg6 µg-95% ↓Vitamin B12
Biotin300 µg30 µg-90% ↓Biotin
Pantothenic Acid (Vitamin B-5) (from Calcium Pantothenate)50 mg10 mg-80% ↓Pantothenic Acid
Choline (from Choline Bitartrate)25 mg
Calcium (from Cal. Ascorbate, Aquamin® Seaweed Derived Minerals and Calcium Pantothenate)55 mg200 mg264% ↑Calcium
Iodine (from Potassium Iodide)225 µg150 µg-33% ↓Iodine
Magnesium (from Magnesium Citrate and Aquamin® Seaweed Derived Minerals)25 mg50 mg100% ↑Magnesium
Zinc (from Zinc Picolinate)15 mg11 mg-27% ↓Zinc
Selenium (from Selenium Glycinate Complex) (Albion™)200 µg55 µg-72% ↓Selenium
Copper (from Copper Bisglycinate) (TRAACS™)0.5 mg0.5 mg=Copper
Manganese (from Manganese Bisglycinate) (TRAACS™)2 mg2.3 mg15% ↑Manganese
Chromium (from Chromium Nicotinate Glycinate) (TRAACS™)120 µg35 µg-71% ↓Chromium
Molybdenum (from Molybdenum Glycinate) (TRAACS™)75 µg45 µg-40% ↓Molybdenum
Potassium (from Potassium Chloride)25 mg80 mg220% ↑Potassium
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 (FloraGLO®) (from Marigold Flowers)500 µg
18 mgIron
20 mgPhosphorus
72 mgChloride
75 µgBoron
5 µgNickel
2 mgSilicon
10 µgTin
10 µgVanadium
Nutrients only in NOW Foods ADAM™ Superior Men's Multi Softgels
Dose: Adult
Choline (from Choline Bitartrate)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 (FloraGLO®) (from Marigold Flowers)500 µg
Nutrients only in Centrum Adults
Dose: Adult
Iron18 mg
Phosphorus20 mg
Chloride72 mg
Boron75 µg
Nickel5 µg
Silicon2 mg
Tin10 µg
Vanadium10 µg
Other ingredients
NOW Foods ADAM™ Superior Men's Multi SoftgelsCentrum Adults
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.
Calcium 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, Corn Starch, Crospovidone, Copper Sulfate, Cyanocobalamin (Vit. B12), Folic Acid, Gelatin, Hydrogenated Palm Oil, Magnesium Stearate, Manganese Sulfate, Modified Corn Starch, Niacinamide, Nickelous Sulfate, Phytonadione (Vit. K), Polyethylene Glycol, Polyvinyl Alcohol, Potassium Iodide, Pregelatinized Corn Starch, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vit. B6), Riboflavin (Vit. B2), Silicon Dioxide, Sodium Ascorbate (to preserve freshness), Sodium Metavanadate, Sodium Molybdate, Sodium Selenate, Stannous Chloride, Talc, Thiamine Mononitrate (Vit. B1), Titanium Dioxide, Tocopherols (to preserve freshness), Vitamin A Acetate, Yellow 6 Lake, Zinc Oxide.

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