NOW Foods ADAM™ Superior Men’s Multi Softgels vs Life Extension Two-Per-Day Capsules

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 Two-Per-Day Capsules(Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A3000 µg1500 µg-50% ↓Vitamin A (as beta-carotene, acetate) (5,000 IU)
[60% as Beta Carotene (Betatene®) and
40% as Retinyl Palmitate ]
Vitamin C (from Calcium Ascorbate)250 mg470 mg88% ↑Vitamin C (as ascorbic acid, calcium and niacinamide ascorbates)
Vitamin D-3 (as Cholecalciferol) (1,000 IU)25 µg50 µgVitamin D3 (as cholecalciferol) (2,000 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"
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 mg67 mg-33% ↓Vitamin E (as D-alpha tocopheryl succinate, D-alpha tocopherol)
Vitamin K (as Menaquinone and Phytonadione)80 µg
Thiamin (Vit. B-1) (from Thiamin HCl)25 mg75 mg200% ↑Thiamine (vitamin B1) (as thiamine HCI)
Riboflavin (Vitamin B-2)25 mg50 mg100% ↑Riboflavin (vitamin B2) (as riboflavin, riboflavin 5’-phosphate)
Niacin (Vitamin B-3) (as Niacinamide)35 mg50 mg43% ↑Niacin (as niacinamide, niacinamide ascorbate)
Vitamin B-6 (from Pyridoxine HCl and Pyridoxal-5-Phosphate (P-5-P))25 mg75 mg200% ↑Vitamin B6 (as pyridoxine HCI, pyridoxal 5’-phosphate)
Folate (400 mcg folic acid)680 µg400 µg-41% ↓Folate (as L-5-methyltetrahydrofolate calcium salt)
Vitamin B-12 (as Methylcobalamin)120 µg300 µg150% ↑Vitamin B12 (as methylcobalamin)
Biotin300 µg300 µg=Biotin
Pantothenic Acid (Vitamin B-5) (from Calcium Pantothenate)50 mg50 mg=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 mg100 mg300% ↑Magnesium (as magnesium oxide)
Zinc (from Zinc Picolinate)15 mg25 mg67% ↑Zinc (as zinc citrate, L-OptiZinc® zinc mono-L-methionine sulfate)
Selenium (from Selenium Glycinate Complex) (Albion™)200 µg200 µg=Selenium [as sodium selenite, SelenoExcell® high selenium yeast, Se-Methyl L-selenocysteine]
Copper (from Copper Bisglycinate) (TRAACS™)0.5 mg
Manganese (from Manganese Bisglycinate) (TRAACS™)2 mg2 mg=Manganese (as manganese citrate, gluconate)
Chromium (from Chromium Nicotinate Glycinate) (TRAACS™)120 µg200 µg67% ↑Chromium [as Crominex® 3+ chromium stabilized with Capros® amla extract (fruit) and PrimaVie® Shilajit]
Molybdenum (from Molybdenum Glycinate) (TRAACS™)75 µg100 µg33% ↑Molybdenum (as molybdenum amino acid 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 mg25 mg=Alpha lipoic acid
Grape Seed Extract (Vitis vinifera)25 mg
Inositol10 mg50 mg400% ↑Inositol
CoQ10 (as Ubiquinone)10 mg
Lycopene (LYC-O-MATO®) (from Tomato Extract)3 mg1 mg-67% ↓Lycopene [from LycoBeads® natural tomato extract (fruit)]
Lutein (FloraGLO®) (from Marigold Flowers)500 µg5 mg900% ↑trans-lutein [contained in: Marigold extract (flower) [std. to]
20 mgNatural mixed tocopherols (providing gamma, delta, alpha, beta)
15 mgBio-Quercetin phytosome (providing 5mg quercetin [from Japanese sophora concentrate (flower bud)], phosphatidylcholine complex [from sunflower])
5 mgquercetin
11.12 mgMarigold extract (flower) [std. to [some ingredients are matched elsewhere]
155 µgtrans-zeaxanthin ]
5 mgApigenin
3 mgBoron (as boron amino acid chelate)
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
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)
Grape Seed Extract (Vitis vinifera)25 mg
CoQ10 (as Ubiquinone)10 mg
Nutrients only in Life Extension Two-Per-Day Capsules
Dose: Adult
Natural mixed tocopherols (providing gamma, delta, alpha, beta)20 mg
Bio-Quercetin phytosome (providing 5mg quercetin [from Japanese sophora concentrate (flower bud)], phosphatidylcholine complex [from sunflower])15 mg
quercetin5 mg
Marigold extract (flower) [std. to [some ingredients are matched elsewhere]11.12 mg
trans-zeaxanthin ]155 µg
Apigenin5 mg
Boron (as boron amino acid chelate)3 mg
Other ingredients
NOW Foods ADAM™ Superior Men's Multi SoftgelsLife Extension Two-Per-Day Capsules
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.
stearic acid, croscarmellose sodium, vegetable stearate, silica, aqueous film coating (purified water, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, glycerin), dicalcium phosphate, microcrystalline cellulose, maltodextrin.

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