NOW Foods Liquid Multi Gels vs Pure Synergy, Organic Multi Vita•Min

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)Pure Synergy, Organic Multi Vita•Min(Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (10000 IU10000 IU=Vitamin A (100% as beta carotene)
60% as Beta-Carotene and
40% as Retinyl Palmitate)
Vitamin C (as Ascorbic Acid)300 mg120 mg-60% ↓Vitamin C
Vitamin D (as Cholecalciferol)400 IU2000 IUVitamin D3
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 IU60 IU-85% ↓Vitamin E
Thiamin (from Thiamin HCl) (Vitamin B-1)50 mg3 mg-94% ↓Thiamin (B1)
Riboflavin (Vitamin B-2)25 mg3.4 mg-86% ↓Riboflavin (B2)
Niacin (as Niacinamide) (Vitamin B-3)50 mg40 mgNiacinamide
Niacin is also called vitamin B3. Niacinamide is a form of vitamin B3.
Sources:
• "Niacin and nicotinamide. What is it? How effective is it? How does it work? Are there safety concerns? Are there interactions with other medications or herb and supplements?"
Medline Plus
Medline Plus: Niacin and niacinamide (Vitamin B3)
• "Small Molecule Pathway Database (SMPDB): Nicotinate and Nicotinamide Metabolism (homosapiens)"
Genome Alberta & Genome Canada
SMPDB: Nicotinate and Nicotinamide Metabolism
• "Recommendations for niacin dosage by life stage and gender"
National Health and Medical Research Council - Australia, Ministry of Health - New Zealand
Niacin - Nutrient Reference Values Australia and New Zealand
Vitamin B-6 (from Pyridoxine HCl)50 mg4 mg-92% ↓Vitamin B6
Folic Acid800 µg800 µgFolate
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 µg12 µg-88% ↓Vitamin B12
Biotin300 µg600 µg100% ↑Biotin
Pantothenic Acid (from Calcium Pantothenate)50 mg20 mg-60% ↓Pantothenic Acid
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
Magnesium (from Magnesium Oxide and Magnesium Citrate)100 mg
Zinc (from Amino Acid Chelate)15 mg15 mg=Zinc
Selenium (from L-Selenomethionine)70 µg70 µg=Selenium
Copper (from Amino Acid Chelate)1 mg2 mg100% ↑Copper
Manganese (from Amino Acid Chelate)2 mg2 mg=Manganese
Chromium (from Amino Acid Chelate)120 µg120 µg=Chromium (GTF)
Molybdenum (from Sodium Molybdate)25 µg75 µg200% ↑Molybdenum
Potassium (from Potassium Chloride)25 mg
Organic Flaxseed Oil (Linum usitatissimum)800 mg
Alpha Lipoic Acid30 mg
PABA (Para-Aminobenzoic Acid)50 mg
Inositol25 mg
Boron (from Boron Citrate)500 µg
Lutein (from Marigold Extract)250 µg
Lycopene (from Natural Tomato Extract)250 µg
Vanadium (from Vanadyl Sulfate)25 µg
160 µgVitamin K
140 µgK1
20 µgK2
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
Magnesium (from Magnesium Oxide and Magnesium Citrate)100 mg
Potassium (from Potassium Chloride)25 mg
Organic Flaxseed Oil (Linum usitatissimum)800 mg
Alpha Lipoic Acid30 mg
PABA (Para-Aminobenzoic Acid)50 mg
Inositol25 mg
Boron (from Boron Citrate)500 µg
Lutein (from Marigold Extract)250 µg
Lycopene (from Natural Tomato Extract)250 µg
Vanadium (from Vanadyl Sulfate)25 µg
Nutrients only in Pure Synergy, Organic Multi Vita•Min
Dose: Adult
Vitamin K160 µg
K1140 µg
K220 µg
Other ingredients
NOW Foods Liquid Multi GelsPure Synergy, Organic Multi Vita•Min
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.
organic barley grass; organic gum acacia; organic vegetable tablet coating.
Contains fermented soy.
Gluten, Dairy, Additive and GMO free.

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