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

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  • -58% ↓ OR  43% ↑ OR = (the differences in the amount of the ingredient)
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Complete nutritional comparison


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

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A3000 µg1050 µg-65% ↓Vitamin A (29% as Beta-Carotene)
[60% as Beta Carotene (Betatene®) and
40% as Retinyl Palmitate ]
Vitamin C (from Calcium Ascorbate)250 mg75 mg-70% ↓Vitamin C
Vitamin D-3 (as Cholecalciferol) (1,000 IU)25 µg25 µgVitamin D3
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 Tocopherol)100 mg15.8 mg-84% ↓Vitamin E
Vitamin K-1 (as Phytonadione)35 µg50 µgVitamin K
Vitamin K1 is a form of vitamin K.
Sources:
• "Vitamin K: Function, Deficiency, The RDA, Disease Prevention, Sources, Safety and LPI Recommendation"
byJane Higdon, Ph.D and Victoria J. Drake, Ph.D, Linus Pauling Institute
Micro Nutrient Info Centre - Vitamin K
Thiamin (Vit. B-1) (from Thiamin HCl)25 mg1.1 mg-96% ↓Thiamin
Riboflavin (Vitamin B-2)25 mg1.1 mg-96% ↓Riboflavin
Niacin (Vitamin B-3) (as Niacinamide)35 mg14 mg-60% ↓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 mcg DFE667 mcg DFE-2% ↓Folate DFE (400 mcg Folic Acid)
Vitamin B-12 (as Methylcobalamin)120 µg6 µg-95% ↓Vitamin B12
Biotin300 µg40 µg-87% ↓Biotin
Pantothenic Acid (Vitamin B-5) (from Calcium Pantothenate)50 mg15 mg-70% ↓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 mg100 mg300% ↑Magnesium
Zinc (from Zinc Picolinate)15 mg8 mg-47% ↓Zinc
Selenium (from Selenium Glycinate Complex) (Albion™)200 µg18 µg-91% ↓Selenium
Copper (from Copper Bisglycinate) (TRAACS™)0.5 mg0.5 mg=Copper
Manganese (from Manganese Bisglycinate) (TRAACS™)2 mg1.8 mg-10% ↓Manganese
Chromium (from Chromium Nicotinate Glycinate) (TRAACS™)120 µg32 µg-73% ↓Chromium
Molybdenum (from Molybdenum Glycinate) (TRAACS™)75 µg50 µg-33% ↓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 (from Marigold Flowers Extract) (Tagetes erecta) (FloraGLO )500 µg
Vitamin K-2 (as Menaquinone)45 µg
18 mgIron
20 mgPhosphorus
72 mgChloride
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 (from Marigold Flowers Extract) (Tagetes erecta) (FloraGLO )500 µg
Vitamin K-2 (as Menaquinone)45 µg
Nutrients only in Centrum Women
Dose: Adult
Iron18 mg
Phosphorus20 mg
Chloride72 mg
Other ingredients
NOW Foods ADAM Superior Men's Multi SoftgelsCentrum Women
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, Magnesium Oxide, Potassium Chloride, Dibasic Calcium Phosphate, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Ascorbic Acid (Vit. C), Ferrous Fumarate, DL-alpha Tocopheryl Acetate (Vit. E), Maltodextrin, Crospovidone. Contains <2% of: Beta-Carotene, BHT (to preserve freshness), Biotin, Blue 2 Lake, Calcium Pantothenate, Cholecalciferol (Vit. D3), Chromium Picolinate, Copper Sulfate, Corn Starch, Cyanocobalamin (Vit. B12), Folic Acid, Gelatin, Lecithin (soy), Magnesium Stearate, Manganese Sulfate, Modified Corn Starch, Niacinamide, Phytonadione (Vit. K), Polyethylene Glycol, Polyvinyl Alcohol, Potassium Iodide, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vit. B6), Red 40 Lake, 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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