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

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Complete nutritional comparison



Ingredient
NOW Foods ADAM Superior Men's Multi Softgels (Daily Dose)USANA Cellsentials Pack (Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A3000 µg3608 mcg RAE20% ↑Vitamin A Retinyl Acetate and 75% (2700 mcg) as Beta Carotene, Mixed Carotenoids)
[60% as Beta Carotene (Betatene®) and
40% as Retinyl Palmitate ]
Vitamin C (from Calcium Ascorbate)250 mg400 mg60% ↑Vitamin C (as Poly C blend: Potassium, Calcium, Magnesium, and Zinc Ascorbates)
Vitamin D-3 (as Cholecalciferol) (1,000 IU)25 µg50 µg100% ↑Vitamin D3 (as Cholecalciferol)
Vitamin E (as d-alpha Tocopherol)100 mg134 mg34% ↑Vitamin E (as d-alpha-Tocopheryl Succinate)
Vitamin K-1 (as Phytonadione)35 µg540 µgVitamin K (as K1 [Phytonadione] and K2 [MK-7 Menaquinone] 30 μg)
Vitamin K1 is a form of vitamin K.
Sources:
• "Vitamin K: Function, Deficiency, The RDA, Disease Prevention, Sources, Safety and LPI Recommendation"
by Jane Higdon, Ph.D and Victoria J. Drake, Ph.D, Linus Pauling Institute
Micro Nutrient Info Centre - Vitamin K
Thiamin (Vit. B-1) (from Thiamin HCl)25 mg30 mg20% ↑Thiamine (Vitamin B1)
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."
by Jane 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% ↑Riboflavin (Vitamin B2)
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"
by Jane 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 mg NE14% ↑Niacin (as Niacin and Niacinamide)
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 mcg DFE1000 mcg DFE47% ↑Folate (as 300 μg 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 mg102 mg308% ↑Choline (as Choline Bitartrate)
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"
by Various, 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 "
by Fereidoon Shahidi, Marian Naczk
• "Study on procyanidin B2 3,3″-di-O-gallate and prostrate cancer"
by Alpna 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 (from Marigold Flowers Extract) (Tagetes erecta) (FloraGLO )500 µg600 µg20% ↑Lutein (Tagetes erecta L., flower)
Vitamin K-2 (as Menaquinone)45 µg
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 mgHesperidin (Citrus spp. L., fruit)
40 mgResveratrol
30 mgOlivol [Olive Fruit Extract, Olea europaea L., fruit])
600 mgVitamin C (as Magnesium Ascorbate and Calcium Ascorbate)
3 mgBoron (as Boron Citrate)
4 mgSilicon (as Calcium Silicate)
40 µgVanadium (as Vanadium Citrate)
3 mgUltra Trace Minerals
160 mgL-Cysteine

Nutrients exclusive to 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)
Vitamin K-2 (as Menaquinone)45 µg

Nutrients exclusive to 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
Hesperidin (Citrus spp. L., fruit)40 mg
Resveratrol40 mg
Olivol [Olive Fruit Extract, Olea europaea L., fruit])30 mg
Vitamin C (as Magnesium Ascorbate and Calcium Ascorbate)600 mg
Boron (as Boron Citrate)3 mg
Silicon (as Calcium Silicate)4 mg
Vanadium (as Vanadium Citrate)40 µg
Ultra Trace Minerals3 mg
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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