NOW Foods Liquid Multi Gels vs Life Extension Two-Per-Day Capsules

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)Life Extension Two-Per-Day Capsules(Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (10000 IU1500 µg?Vitamin A (as beta-carotene, acetate) (5,000 IU)
60% as Beta-Carotene and
40% as Retinyl Palmitate)
Vitamin C (as Ascorbic Acid)300 mg470 mg57% ↑Vitamin C (as ascorbic acid, calcium and niacinamide ascorbates)
Vitamin D (as Cholecalciferol)400 IU50 µgVitamin D3 (as cholecalciferol) (2,000 IU)
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)400 IU67 mg?Vitamin E (as D-alpha tocopheryl succinate, D-alpha tocopherol)
Thiamin (from Thiamin HCl) (Vitamin B-1)50 mg75 mg50% ↑Thiamine (vitamin B1) (as thiamine HCI)
Riboflavin (Vitamin B-2)25 mg50 mg100% ↑Riboflavin (vitamin B2) (as riboflavin, riboflavin 5’-phosphate)
Niacin (as Niacinamide) (Vitamin B-3)50 mg50 mg=Niacin (as niacinamide, niacinamide ascorbate)
Vitamin B-6 (from Pyridoxine HCl)50 mg75 mg50% ↑Vitamin B6 (as pyridoxine HCI, pyridoxal 5’-phosphate)
Folic Acid800 µg400 µgFolate (as L-5-methyltetrahydrofolate calcium salt)
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 µg300 µg200% ↑Vitamin B12 (as methylcobalamin)
Biotin300 µg300 µg=Biotin
Pantothenic Acid (from Calcium Pantothenate)50 mg50 mg=Pantothenic acid (as D-calcium pantothenate)
Calcium (from Calcium Carbonate, Calcium Citrate and Calcium Amino Acid Chelate)100 mg
Iron (from Ferrochel® Bisglycinate Amino Acid Chelate)9 mg
Iodine (from Potassium Iodide)150 µg150 µg=Iodine (as potassium iodide)
Magnesium (from Magnesium Oxide and Magnesium Citrate)100 mg100 mg=Magnesium (as magnesium oxide)
Zinc (from Amino Acid Chelate)15 mg25 mg67% ↑Zinc (as zinc citrate, L-OptiZinc® zinc mono-L-methionine sulfate)
Selenium (from L-Selenomethionine)70 µg200 µg186% ↑Selenium [as sodium selenite, SelenoExcell® high selenium yeast, Se-Methyl L-selenocysteine]
Copper (from Amino Acid Chelate)1 mg
Manganese (from Amino Acid Chelate)2 mg2 mg=Manganese (as manganese citrate, gluconate)
Chromium (from Amino Acid Chelate)120 µg200 µg67% ↑Chromium [as Crominex® 3+ chromium stabilized with Capros® amla extract (fruit) and PrimaVie® Shilajit]
Molybdenum (from Sodium Molybdate)25 µg100 µg300% ↑Molybdenum (as molybdenum amino acid chelate)
Potassium (from Potassium Chloride)25 mg
Organic Flaxseed Oil (Linum usitatissimum)800 mg
Alpha Lipoic Acid30 mg25 mg-17% ↓Alpha lipoic acid
PABA (Para-Aminobenzoic Acid)50 mg
Inositol25 mg50 mg100% ↑Inositol
Boron (from Boron Citrate)500 µg3 mg500% ↑Boron (as boron amino acid chelate)
Lutein (from Marigold Extract)250 µg5 mg1900% ↑trans-lutein [contained in: Marigold extract (flower) [std. to]
Lycopene (from Natural Tomato Extract)250 µg1 mg300% ↑Lycopene [from LycoBeads® natural tomato extract (fruit)]
Vanadium (from Vanadyl Sulfate)25 µg
20 mgNatural mixed tocopherols (providing gamma, delta, alpha, beta)
15 mgBio-Quercetin phytosome (providing 5mg quercetin [from Japanese sophora concentrate (flower bud)], phosphatidylcholine complex [from sunflower])
5 mgquercetin
11.12 mgMarigold extract (flower) [std. to [some ingredients are matched elsewhere]
155 µgtrans-zeaxanthin ]
5 mgApigenin
Nutrients only in NOW Foods Liquid Multi Gels
Dose: Adult
Calcium (from Calcium Carbonate, Calcium Citrate and Calcium Amino Acid Chelate)100 mg
Iron (from Ferrochel® Bisglycinate Amino Acid Chelate)9 mg
Copper (from Amino Acid Chelate)1 mg
Potassium (from Potassium Chloride)25 mg
Organic Flaxseed Oil (Linum usitatissimum)800 mg
PABA (Para-Aminobenzoic Acid)50 mg
Vanadium (from Vanadyl Sulfate)25 µg
Nutrients only in Life Extension Two-Per-Day Capsules
Dose: Adult
Natural mixed tocopherols (providing gamma, delta, alpha, beta)20 mg
Bio-Quercetin phytosome (providing 5mg quercetin [from Japanese sophora concentrate (flower bud)], phosphatidylcholine complex [from sunflower])15 mg
quercetin5 mg
Marigold extract (flower) [std. to [some ingredients are matched elsewhere]11.12 mg
trans-zeaxanthin ]155 µg
Apigenin5 mg
Other ingredients
NOW Foods Liquid Multi GelsLife Extension Two-Per-Day Capsules
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.
stearic acid, croscarmellose sodium, vegetable stearate, silica, aqueous film coating (purified water, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, glycerin), dicalcium phosphate, microcrystalline cellulose, maltodextrin.

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