NOW Foods ADAM™ Superior Men’s Multi Softgels vs USANA Cellsentials Pack

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)USANA Cellsentials Pack(Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A3000 µg12000 IU?VITAMIN A (AS
[60% as Beta Carotene (Betatene®) and
40% as Retinyl Palmitate ]
3000 IU25% RETINYL ACETATE AND
75% AS BETA CAROTENE AND MIXED CAROTENOIDS)
Vitamin C (from Calcium Ascorbate)250 mg1000 mg300% ↑VITAMIN C (AS POLY C® BLEND: CALCIUM, POTASSIUM, MAGNESIUM AND ZINC ASCORBATES)
Vitamin D-3 (as Cholecalciferol) (1,000 IU)25 µg2000 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 mg200 IU?VITAMIN E (AS D-ALPHA TOCOPHERYL SUCCINATE)
Vitamin K (as Menaquinone and Phytonadione)80 µg540 µg575% ↑VITAMIN K (AS K1 [PHYTONADIONE] AND K2 [MK-7 MENAQUINONE])
Thiamin (Vit. B-1) (from Thiamin HCl)25 mg30 mg20% ↑VITAMIN B1 (AS THIAMIN HCL)
Thiamine is also called vitamin B1.
Sources:
• "PubChem: Thiamine - Compound Summary CID 1130"
National Center for Biotechnology Information - USA
PubChem: Thiamine - Compound Summary
• "Thiamin's function, deficiency symptoms and causes, toxicity, drug interactions and recommended daily intake."
byJane Higdon, Ph.D and Victoria J. Drake, Ph.D, Christopher Bates, D.Phil, Linus Pauling Institute
Micro Nutrient Info Center - Thiamin
Riboflavin (Vitamin B-2)25 mg30 mg20% ↑VITAMIN B2 (AS RIBOFLAVIN)
Riboflavin is also called vitamin B2.
Sources:
• "PubChem: Riboflavin - Compound Summary (CID 493570)"
National Center for Biotechnology Information - USA
PubChem: Riboflavin - Compound Summary
• "Riboflavin / Vitamin B2 metabolism, antioxidant function, nutrient interactions, deficiency, RDA, safety, supplements and LPI recommendation"
byJane Higdon, Ph.D and Victoria J. Drake, Ph.D, Linus Pauling Institute
Micro Nutrient Info Center - Riboflavin
Niacin (Vitamin B-3) (as Niacinamide)35 mg40 mg14% ↑NIACIN (AS NIACINAMIDE AND NIACIN)
Vitamin B-6 (from Pyridoxine HCl and Pyridoxal-5-Phosphate (P-5-P))25 mg32 mg28% ↑VITAMIN B6 (AS PYRIDOXINE HCL)
Folate (400 mcg folic acid)680 µg600 µg-12% ↓FOLATE (AS FOLIC ACID)
Vitamin B-12 (as Methylcobalamin)120 µg200 µg67% ↑VITAMIN B12 (AS CYANOCOBALAMIN)
Biotin300 µg300 µg=BIOTIN
Pantothenic Acid (Vitamin B-5) (from Calcium Pantothenate)50 mg90 mg80% ↑PANTOTHENIC ACID (AS D-CALCIUM PANTOTHENATE)
Choline (from Choline Bitartrate)25 mg250 mgCHOLINE BITARTRATE
Choline bitartrate contains choline.
Sources:
• "Tool for calculating molecular weights"
bywebqc.org, webqc.org
Web QC - Molecular Weight Calculation Tool
Calcium (from Cal. Ascorbate, Aquamin® Seaweed Derived Minerals and Calcium Pantothenate)55 mg225 mg309% ↑CALCIUM (AS CALCIUM CITRATE AND CALCIUM ASCORBATE)
Iodine (from Potassium Iodide)225 µg500 µg122% ↑IODINE (AS POTASSIUM IODIDE)
Magnesium (from Magnesium Citrate and Aquamin® Seaweed Derived Minerals)25 mg225 mg800% ↑MAGNESIUM (AS MAGNESIUM CITRATE AND MAGNESIUM ASCORBATE)
Zinc (from Zinc Picolinate)15 mg20 mg33% ↑ZINC (AS ZINC CITRATE)
Selenium (from Selenium Glycinate Complex) (Albion™)200 µg200 µg=SELENIUM (AS L-SELENOMETHIONINE AND SODIUM SELENITE)
Copper (from Copper Bisglycinate) (TRAACS™)0.5 mg2 mg300% ↑COPPER (AS COPPER GLUCONATE)
Manganese (from Manganese Bisglycinate) (TRAACS™)2 mg2 mg=MANGANESE (AS MANGANESE GLUCONATE)
Chromium (from Chromium Nicotinate Glycinate) (TRAACS™)120 µg300 µg150% ↑CHROMIUM (AS CHROMIUM POLYNICOTINATE)
Molybdenum (from Molybdenum Glycinate) (TRAACS™)75 µg50 µg-33% ↓MOLYBDENUM (AS MOLYBDENUM CITRATE)
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 mg100 mg300% ↑ALPHA LIPOIC ACID [contained in: INCELLIGENCE™ COMPLEX]
Grape Seed Extract (Vitis vinifera)25 mg70 mgGREEN TEA EXTRACT [CAMELLIA SINENSIS HUNT., LEAVES] [contained in: INCELLIGENCE™ COMPLEX]
Grape seed extract contains procyanidin B2 3,3'-di-O-gallate. Both procyanidin B2 3,3'-di-O-gallate and epigallocatechin 3-O-gallate are forms of flavanol. Green tea extract contains epigallocatechin 3-O-gallate.
Sources:
• "Phenol Explorer - free access tool showing the amount of polyphenols in foods and metabolites"
byVarious, French National Institute for Agriculture et al.
Phenol-Explorer (Database on polyphenol content in foods)
• "(2004) Phenolic Compounds in Fruits and Vegetables. Phenolics in Food and Nutraceuticals. p 147 "
byFereidoon Shahidi, Marian Naczk
• "Study on procyanidin B2 3,3″-di-O-gallate and prostrate cancer"
byAlpna Tyagi,1 Komal Raina et al., University of Colorado
Procyanidin B2 3,3″-di-O-gallate, a biologically active constituent of grape seed extract, induces apoptosis in human prostate cancer cells via targeting NF-κB, Stat3 and AP1 transcription factors
• "Integrative Medicine - Green Tea"
Memorial Sloane Kettering Cancer Centre
MSKCC - Green Tea
Inositol10 mg128 mg1180% ↑INOSITOL
CoQ10 (as Ubiquinone)10 mg12 mg20% ↑COENZYME Q10
Lycopene (LYC-O-MATO®) (from Tomato Extract)3 mg1000 µg-67% ↓LYCOPENE
Lutein (FloraGLO®) (from Marigold Flowers)500 µg600 µg20% ↑LUTEIN (TAGETES ERECTA L., FLOWER)
80 mgMIXED TOCOPHEROLS (D-GAMMA, D-DELTA, D-BETA TOCOPHEROL)
INCELLIGENCE™ COMPLEX [some ingredients are matched elsewhere]
72 mgMERIVA® BIOAVAILABLE CURCUMIN COMPLEX [CURCUMA LONGA L., ROOT]
60 mgQUERCETIN DIHYDRATE
40 mgRUTIN
40 mgHESPEREDIN [CITRUS SPP. L., FRUIT]
40 mgRESVERATROL
30 mgOLIVOL® [OLIVE FRUIT EXTRACT, OLEA EUROPAEA L., FRUIT]
3000 µgBORON (AS BORON CITRATE)
4 mgSILICON (AS CALCIUM SILICATE)
40 µgVANADIUM (AS VANADIUM CITRATE)
3000 µgULTRA TRACE MINERALS
160 mgN-ACETYL L-CYSTEINE
Nutrients only in NOW Foods ADAM™ Superior Men's Multi Softgels
Dose: Adult
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)
Nutrients only in USANA Cellsentials Pack
Dose: Adult
MIXED TOCOPHEROLS (D-GAMMA, D-DELTA, D-BETA TOCOPHEROL)80 mg
INCELLIGENCE™ COMPLEX [some ingredients are matched elsewhere]
MERIVA® BIOAVAILABLE CURCUMIN COMPLEX [CURCUMA LONGA L., ROOT]72 mg
QUERCETIN DIHYDRATE60 mg
RUTIN40 mg
HESPEREDIN [CITRUS SPP. L., FRUIT]40 mg
RESVERATROL40 mg
OLIVOL® [OLIVE FRUIT EXTRACT, OLEA EUROPAEA L., FRUIT]30 mg
BORON (AS BORON CITRATE)3000 µg
SILICON (AS CALCIUM SILICATE)4 mg
VANADIUM (AS VANADIUM CITRATE)40 µg
ULTRA TRACE MINERALS3000 µg
N-ACETYL L-CYSTEINE160 mg
Other ingredients
NOW Foods ADAM™ Superior Men's Multi SoftgelsUSANA Cellsentials Pack
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.
MICROCRYSTALLINE CELLULOSE, MODIFIED CELLULOSE, CROSCARMELLOSE SODIUM, ASCORBYL PALMITATE, ORGANIC MALTODEXTRIN, PREGELATINIZED STARCH, MODIFIED STARCH, SILICON DIOXIDE, VANILLA EXTRACT, ORGANIC SUNFLOWER LECITHIN, ORGANIC PALM OLEIN, ORGANIC GUAR GUM.

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