NOW Foods Liquid Multi Gels vs Carlson Super 2 Daily

All of the differences set out neatly so that you can make a choice between them.

Complete nutritional comparison


Ingredient
NOW Foods Liquid Multi Gels(Daily Dose)Carlson Super 2 Daily(Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (10000 IU3000 µg?Vitamin A (as beta carotene)
60% as Beta-Carotene and
40% as Retinyl Palmitate)
Vitamin C (as Ascorbic Acid)300 mg600 mg100% ↑Vitamin C (from calcium ascorbate)
Vitamin D (as Cholecalciferol)400 IU40 µg?Vitamin D3 (as cholecaciferol)
Vitamin E (as d-alpha Tocopherol)400 IU268 mg?Vitamin E (as d-alpha tocopherol from soy)
Thiamin (from Thiamin HCl) (Vitamin B-1)50 mg15 mg-70% ↓Thiamin (Vitamin B-1) (from thiamin mononitrate)
Riboflavin (Vitamin B-2)25 mg17 mg-32% ↓Riboflavin (Vitamin B-2)
Niacin (as Niacinamide) (Vitamin B-3)50 mg40 mg-20% ↓Niacin (as niacinimide)
Vitamin B-6 (from Pyridoxine HCl)50 mg20 mg-60% ↓Vitamin B-6 (as pyridoxine HCl)
Folic Acid800 µg400 µgFolate (folic acid)
Both folic acid and folate 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 Cyanocobalamin)100 µg120 µg20% ↑Vitamin B-12 (as cyanocobalamin)
Biotin300 µg300 µg=Biotin
Pantothenic Acid (from Calcium Pantothenate)50 mg40 mg-20% ↓Pantothenic Acid (from d-calcium pantothenate)
Calcium (from Calcium Carbonate, Calcium Citrate and Calcium Amino Acid Chelate)100 mg70 mg-30% ↓Calcium (from calcium ascorbate, dicalcium phosphate and d-calcium pantothenate)
Iron (from Ferrochel® Bisglycinate Amino Acid Chelate)9 mg
Iodine (from Potassium Iodide)150 µg300 µg100% ↑Iodine (from potassium iodide)
Magnesium (from Magnesium Oxide and Magnesium Citrate)100 mg100 mg=Magnesium (from magnesium oxide)
Zinc (from Amino Acid Chelate)15 mg15 mg=Zinc (from zinc glycinate chelate)
Selenium (from L-Selenomethionine)70 µg210 µg200% ↑Selenium (from selenomethionine)
Copper (from Amino Acid Chelate)1 mg2 mg100% ↑Copper (from copper chelate and copper carbonate)
Manganese (from Amino Acid Chelate)2 mg3 mg50% ↑Manganese (from manganese glycinate chelate)
Chromium (from Amino Acid Chelate)120 µg240 µg100% ↑Chromium (from chromium nicotinate)
Molybdenum (from Sodium Molybdate)25 µg75 µg200% ↑Molybdenum (from molybdenum glycinate chelate)
Potassium (from Potassium Chloride)25 mg
Organic Flaxseed Oil (Linum usitatissimum)800 mg800 mgNorwegian Fish Oil
Flaxseed oil contains alpha-linolenic acid (ALA). Both alpha-linolenic acid (ALA) and EPA (Eicosapentaenoic Acid) are forms of omega-3 fatty acids. Fish oil contains EPA (Eicosapentaenoic Acid).
Sources:
• "LPI - Essential Fatty Acids"
byJane Higdon, Ph.D., Victoria J. Drake, Ph.D., Giana Angelo, Ph.D., Donald B. Jump, Ph.D., Linus Pauling Institute
LPI - Micronutrient Information Centre - Essential Fatty Acids
• "Summary of test results on 51 fish oil supplements"
Labdoor
Fish oil supplement testing report
• "Essential Fatty Acids - Metabolism and Bioavailability, Biological Activities, Disease Prevention and Treatment"
byJane Higdon, Ph.D and Victoria J. Drake, Ph.D, Giana Angelo, Ph.D. and Barbara Delage, Ph.D., Linus Pauling Institute
Essential Fatty Acids
• "USDA Food Composition Database"
USA Department of Agriculture
USDA Food Data Central
• "Pubmed: Nutritional Value and Functional Properties of Flaxseed - Original article in Russian"
byA N Martinchik, A K Baturin, V V Zubtsov, V Iu Molofeev
Nutritional Value and Functional Properties of Flaxseed
130 mgEPA (Eicosapentaenoic Acid)
90 µgDHA (Docosahexaenoic Acid)
Alpha Lipoic Acid30 mg
PABA (Para-Aminobenzoic Acid)50 mg
Inositol25 mg
Boron (from Boron Citrate)500 µg2 mg300% ↑Boron (from boron glycinate chelate)
Lutein (from Marigold Extract)250 µg800 µg220% ↑Lutein
Lycopene (from Natural Tomato Extract)250 µg
Vanadium (from Vanadyl Sulfate)25 µg400 µg1500% ↑Vanadium (from Bis-Maltolato Oxo Vanadium)
Nutrients only in NOW Foods Liquid Multi Gels
Dose: Adult
Iron (from Ferrochel® Bisglycinate Amino Acid Chelate)9 mg
Potassium (from Potassium Chloride)25 mg
Alpha Lipoic Acid30 mg
PABA (Para-Aminobenzoic Acid)50 mg
Inositol25 mg
Lycopene (from Natural Tomato Extract)250 µg
Nutrients only in Carlson Super 2 Daily
Dose: Adult
Other ingredients
NOW Foods Liquid Multi GelsCarlson Super 2 Daily
Softgel Capsule (bovine gelatin, glycerin, water, carob), Beeswax, Soy Lecithin and Natural Vanilla Extract.

Not manufactured with wheat, gluten, milk, egg, fish or shellfish ingredients. Produced in a GMP facility that processes other ingredients containing these allergens.

Iron Ferrochel® is a registered trademark of Albion Labs.
Bees wax, soy lecithin, rice flour, olive oil, soybean oil, medium chain triglyceride oil, ascorbyl palmitate, microcrystalline cellulose, glyceryl stearate, safflower oil.
Soft Gel: Beef gelatin, glycerin, water, carob.
Contains soy and fish (anchovy and sardine)

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