NOW Foods ADAM™ Superior Men’s Multi Softgels vs Life Extension Children’s Formula

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)Life Extension Children's Formula(Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A3000 µg1050 µg-65% ↓Vitamin A (as beta-carotene)
[60% as Beta Carotene (Betatene®) and
40% as Retinyl Palmitate ]
Vitamin C (from Calcium Ascorbate)250 mg120 mg-52% ↓Vitamin C (as ascorbic acid)
Vitamin D-3 (as Cholecalciferol) (1,000 IU)25 µg10 µgVitamin D3 (as cholecalciferol)
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 mg20.1 mg-80% ↓Vitamin E (as D-alpha tocopheryl succinate)
Vitamin K (as Menaquinone and Phytonadione)80 µg
Thiamin (Vit. B-1) (from Thiamin HCl)25 mg3 mg-88% ↓Thiamine (Vitamin B1) (as thiamine mononitrate)
Riboflavin (Vitamin B-2)25 mg1.7 mg-93% ↓Riboflavin (Vitamin B2)
Niacin (Vitamin B-3) (as Niacinamide)35 mg20 mg-43% ↓Niacin (Vitamin B3) (as niacinamide)
Vitamin B-6 (from Pyridoxine HCl and Pyridoxal-5-Phosphate (P-5-P))25 mg2 mg-92% ↓Vitamin B6 (as pyridoxine HCI)
Folate (400 mcg folic acid)680 µg265 µg-61% ↓Folate (as folic acid, L-5-methyltetrahydrofolate calcium salt)
Vitamin B-12 (as Methylcobalamin)120 µg6 µg-95% ↓Vitamin B12 (as cyanocobalamin)
Biotin300 µg300 µg=Biotin
Pantothenic Acid (Vitamin B-5) (from Calcium Pantothenate)50 mg10 mg-80% ↓Pantothenic acid (as D-calcium pantothenate)
Choline (from Choline Bitartrate)25 mg
Calcium (from Cal. Ascorbate, Aquamin® Seaweed Derived Minerals and Calcium Pantothenate)55 mg
Iodine (from Potassium Iodide)225 µg150 µg-33% ↓Iodine (as potassium iodide)
Magnesium (from Magnesium Citrate and Aquamin® Seaweed Derived Minerals)25 mg50 mg100% ↑Magnesium (as magnesium oxide)
Zinc (from Zinc Picolinate)15 mg10 mg-33% ↓Zinc (as TRAACS® zinc bisglycinate chelate)
Selenium (from Selenium Glycinate Complex) (Albion™)200 µg25 µg-88% ↓Selenium (as L-selenomethionine)
Copper (from Copper Bisglycinate) (TRAACS™)0.5 mg
Manganese (from Manganese Bisglycinate) (TRAACS™)2 mg
Chromium (from Chromium Nicotinate Glycinate) (TRAACS™)120 µg
Molybdenum (from Molybdenum Glycinate) (TRAACS™)75 µg20 µg-73% ↓Molybdenum (as TRAACS® molybdenum glycinate chelate)
Potassium (from Potassium Chloride)25 mg10 mg-60% ↓Potassium (as potassium citrate)
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 mg10 mg=Inositol
CoQ10 (as Ubiquinone)10 mg1 mg-90% ↓Coenzyme Q10
Lycopene (LYC-O-MATO®) (from Tomato Extract)3 mg
Lutein (FloraGLO®) (from Marigold Flowers)500 µg5 mg900% ↑trans-lutein [contained in: Marigold extract (flowers) [std. to]
11.2 mgMarigold extract (flowers) [std. to [some ingredients are matched elsewhere]
155 µgtrans-zeaxanthin ]
Nutrients only in NOW Foods ADAM™ Superior Men's Multi Softgels
Dose: Adult
Vitamin K (as Menaquinone and Phytonadione)80 µg
Choline (from Choline Bitartrate)25 mg
Calcium (from Cal. Ascorbate, Aquamin® Seaweed Derived Minerals and Calcium Pantothenate)55 mg
Copper (from Copper Bisglycinate) (TRAACS™)0.5 mg
Manganese (from Manganese Bisglycinate) (TRAACS™)2 mg
Chromium (from Chromium Nicotinate Glycinate) (TRAACS™)120 µg
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
Lycopene (LYC-O-MATO®) (from Tomato Extract)3 mg
Nutrients only in Life Extension Children's Formula
Dose: Child
Marigold extract (flowers) [std. to [some ingredients are matched elsewhere]11.2 mg
trans-zeaxanthin ]155 µg
Other ingredients
NOW Foods ADAM™ Superior Men's Multi SoftgelsLife Extension Children's Formula
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.
xylitol, microcrystalline cellulose, natural beet color, natural (cherry, vanilla, strawberry) flavors, stearic acid, citric acid, gum arabic, silica, dicalcium phosphate, luo han guo extract, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, maltodextrin, corn starch, stevia extract.
Contains soybeans.

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