NOW Foods ADAM™ Superior Men’s Multi Softgels vs Pure Synergy, Organic Multi Vita•Min

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)Pure Synergy, Organic Multi Vita•Min(Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A3000 µg10000 IU?Vitamin A (100% as beta carotene)
[60% as Beta Carotene (Betatene®) and
40% as Retinyl Palmitate ]
Vitamin C (from Calcium Ascorbate)250 mg120 mg-52% ↓Vitamin C
Vitamin D-3 (as Cholecalciferol) (1,000 IU)25 µg2000 IUVitamin 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 mg60 IU?Vitamin E
Vitamin K (as Menaquinone and Phytonadione)80 µg160 µg100% ↑Vitamin K
140 µgK1
20 µgK2
Thiamin (Vit. B-1) (from Thiamin HCl)25 mg3 mg-88% ↓Thiamin (B1)
Riboflavin (Vitamin B-2)25 mg3.4 mg-86% ↓Riboflavin (B2)
Niacin (Vitamin B-3) (as Niacinamide)35 mg40 mgNiacinamide
Niacin is also called vitamin B3. Niacinamide is a form of vitamin B3.
Sources:
• "Niacin and nicotinamide. What is it? How effective is it? How does it work? Are there safety concerns? Are there interactions with other medications or herb and supplements?"
Medline Plus
Medline Plus: Niacin and niacinamide (Vitamin B3)
• "Small Molecule Pathway Database (SMPDB): Nicotinate and Nicotinamide Metabolism (homosapiens)"
Genome Alberta & Genome Canada
SMPDB: Nicotinate and Nicotinamide Metabolism
• "Recommendations for niacin dosage by life stage and gender"
National Health and Medical Research Council - Australia, Ministry of Health - New Zealand
Niacin - Nutrient Reference Values Australia and New Zealand
Vitamin B-6 (from Pyridoxine HCl and Pyridoxal-5-Phosphate (P-5-P))25 mg4 mg-84% ↓Vitamin B6
Folate (400 mcg folic acid)680 µg800 µg18% ↑Folate
Vitamin B-12 (as Methylcobalamin)120 µg12 µg-90% ↓Vitamin B12
Biotin300 µg600 µg100% ↑Biotin
Pantothenic Acid (Vitamin B-5) (from Calcium Pantothenate)50 mg20 mg-60% ↓Pantothenic Acid
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
Magnesium (from Magnesium Citrate and Aquamin® Seaweed Derived Minerals)25 mg
Zinc (from Zinc Picolinate)15 mg15 mg=Zinc
Selenium (from Selenium Glycinate Complex) (Albion™)200 µg70 µg-65% ↓Selenium
Copper (from Copper Bisglycinate) (TRAACS™)0.5 mg2 mg300% ↑Copper
Manganese (from Manganese Bisglycinate) (TRAACS™)2 mg2 mg=Manganese
Chromium (from Chromium Nicotinate Glycinate) (TRAACS™)120 µg120 µg=Chromium (GTF)
Molybdenum (from Molybdenum Glycinate) (TRAACS™)75 µg75 µg=Molybdenum
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 (FloraGLO®) (from Marigold Flowers)500 µg
Nutrients only in NOW Foods ADAM™ Superior Men's Multi Softgels
Dose: Adult
Choline (from Choline Bitartrate)25 mg
Calcium (from Cal. Ascorbate, Aquamin® Seaweed Derived Minerals and Calcium Pantothenate)55 mg
Magnesium (from Magnesium Citrate and Aquamin® Seaweed Derived Minerals)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
Lutein (FloraGLO®) (from Marigold Flowers)500 µg
Nutrients only in Pure Synergy, Organic Multi Vita•Min
Dose: Adult
Other ingredients
NOW Foods ADAM™ Superior Men's Multi SoftgelsPure Synergy, Organic Multi Vita•Min
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.
organic barley grass; organic gum acacia; organic vegetable tablet coating.
Contains fermented soy.
Gluten, Dairy, Additive and GMO free.

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