NOW Foods ADAM™ Superior Men’s Multi Softgels vs Trace Minerals Research, Kid’s Multi

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Complete nutritional comparison


Ingredient
NOW Foods ADAM™ Superior Men's Multi Softgels(Daily Dose)Trace Minerals Research, Kid's Multi(Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A3000 µg2500 IU?Vitamin A (as Palmitate)
[60% as Beta Carotene (Betatene®) and
40% as Retinyl Palmitate ]
Vitamin C (from Calcium Ascorbate)250 mg250 mg=Vitamin C (as Ascorbic acid)
Vitamin D-3 (as Cholecalciferol) (1,000 IU)25 µg950 IUVitamin 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 mg30 IU?Vitamin E (as d-a Tocopherol)
Vitamin K (as Menaquinone and Phytonadione)80 µg
Thiamin (Vit. B-1) (from Thiamin HCl)25 mg1.5 mg-94% ↓Thiamin (Thamin HCl) (Vitamin B1)
Riboflavin (Vitamin B-2)25 mg1.5 mg-94% ↓Riboflavin (Vitamin B2)
Niacin (Vitamin B-3) (as Niacinamide)35 mg12 mg-66% ↓Niacin (Niacinamide) (Vitamin B3)
Vitamin B-6 (from Pyridoxine HCl and Pyridoxal-5-Phosphate (P-5-P))25 mg5 mg-80% ↓Vitamin B6 (as Pyridoxine)
Folate (400 mcg folic acid)680 µg375 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 µg9 µg-92% ↓Vitamin B12 (as Cyanocobalamin)
Biotin300 µg70 µg-77% ↓Biotin
Pantothenic Acid (Vitamin B-5) (from Calcium Pantothenate)50 mg10 mg-80% ↓Pantothenic Acid (Calcium pantothenate)
Choline (from Choline Bitartrate)25 mg3 mg-88% ↓Choline (as Bitartrate)
Calcium (from Cal. Ascorbate, Aquamin® Seaweed Derived Minerals and Calcium Pantothenate)55 mg
Iodine (from Potassium Iodide)225 µg
Magnesium (from Magnesium Citrate and Aquamin® Seaweed Derived Minerals)25 mg3 mg-88% ↓Magnesium (from ConcenTrace®)
Zinc (from Zinc Picolinate)15 mg5 mg-67% ↓Zinc (as Gluconate)
Selenium (from Selenium Glycinate Complex) (Albion™)200 µg20 µg-90% ↓Selenium (as Seleniomethionine)
Copper (from Copper Bisglycinate) (TRAACS™)0.5 mg
Manganese (from Manganese Bisglycinate) (TRAACS™)2 mg2 mg=Manganese (as Gluconate)
Chromium (from Chromium Nicotinate Glycinate) (TRAACS™)120 µg10 µg-92% ↓Chromium (as Polynicontinate)
Molybdenum (from Molybdenum Glycinate) (TRAACS™)75 µg
Potassium (from Potassium Chloride)25 mg5 mg-80% ↓Potassium (as 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 mg3 mg-70% ↓Inositol
CoQ10 (as Ubiquinone)10 mg
Lycopene (LYC-O-MATO®) (from Tomato Extract)3 mg
Lutein (FloraGLO®) (from Marigold Flowers)500 µg
75 mgChloride (from ConcenTrace®)
30 mgConcenTrace(R) trace mineral complex
5 mgSulfate (from ConcenTrace®)
45 µgPABA (Para-aminobenzoic acid)
35 µgBoron (from Concentrace®)
Nutrients only in NOW Foods ADAM™ Superior Men's Multi Softgels
Dose: Adult
Vitamin K (as Menaquinone and Phytonadione)80 µg
Calcium (from Cal. Ascorbate, Aquamin® Seaweed Derived Minerals and Calcium Pantothenate)55 mg
Iodine (from Potassium Iodide)225 µg
Copper (from Copper Bisglycinate) (TRAACS™)0.5 mg
Molybdenum (from Molybdenum Glycinate) (TRAACS™)75 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
CoQ10 (as Ubiquinone)10 mg
Lycopene (LYC-O-MATO®) (from Tomato Extract)3 mg
Lutein (FloraGLO®) (from Marigold Flowers)500 µg
Nutrients only in Trace Minerals Research, Kid's Multi
Dose: Child
Chloride (from ConcenTrace®)75 mg
ConcenTrace(R) trace mineral complex30 mg
Sulfate (from ConcenTrace®)5 mg
PABA (Para-aminobenzoic acid)45 µg
Boron (from Concentrace®)35 µg
Other ingredients
NOW Foods ADAM™ Superior Men's Multi SoftgelsTrace Minerals Research, Kid's Multi
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.
Purified water, juice concentrate blend (pineapple, peach, pear), pure cane sugar, glycerine, natural flavor, xanthan gum, potassium sorbate, potassium benzoate, stevia leaf extract.

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