NOW Foods Liquid Multi Gels vs Pure Vegan, Advanced Vegan

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 Vegan, Advanced Vegan(Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (10000 IU12500 IU25% ↑Vitamin A (as Alpha-Carotene & Beta-Carotene) [contained in: Betatene® providing:]
60% as Beta-Carotene and98 µgCryptoxanthin
Both beta-carotene and cryptoxanthin are forms of carotene.
Sources:
• "Article on carotenoids, their biological activities, role in disease prevention and food sources."
byJane Higdon, Ph.D and Victoria J. Drake, Ph.D, Linus Pauling Institute
Carotenoids: Alpha-Carotene, Beta-Carotene, Beta-Cryptoxanthin, Lycopene, Lutein, and Zeaxanthin
• "PubChem: Cryptoxanthin - Compound Summary (CID 5281235)"
National Center for Biotechnology Information - USA
PubChem: Cryptoxanthin - Compound Summary
40% as Retinyl Palmitate)
Vitamin C (as Ascorbic Acid)300 mg100 mg-67% ↓Vitamin C (as Ascorbyl Palmitate & Ascorbic Acid)
Vitamin D (as Cholecalciferol)400 IU200 IU-50% ↓Vitamin D (as Ergocalciferol)
Vitamin E (as d-alpha Tocopherol)400 IU200 IU-50% ↓Vitamin E (as d-Alpha Tocopherpl Acetate)
Thiamin (from Thiamin HCl) (Vitamin B-1)50 mg50 mg=Thiamine (Vitamin B1)
Riboflavin (Vitamin B-2)25 mg50 mg100% ↑Riboflavin (Vitamin B2)
Niacin (as Niacinamide) (Vitamin B-3)50 mg50 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 mg50 mgPyridoxine HCL (Vitamin B6)
The body converts pyridoxal to vitamin B6. The body converts pyridoxine to pyridoxal. Pyridoxine hydrochloride contains pyridoxine.
Sources:
• "Foundational Medicine Review 2001 Vol 6: Shows the most active form of Vitamin B6, Biochemistry and Clinical Applications"
Thorne Research
Foundational Medicine Review: Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine; Pyridoxal 5'Phosphate)
• "The three main forms of Vitamin B6. Its effect on nervous system function, red blood cell formation, niacin formation, hormone function, nucleic acid synthesis, the RDA, disease prevention and treatment, sources, supplements and safety."
byJane Higdon, Ph.D and Victoria J. Drake, Ph.D, Linus Pauling Institute
LPI - Micro Nutrient Info Center - Vitamin B6
• "Tool for calculating molecular weights"
bywebqc.org, webqc.org
Web QC - Molecular Weight Calculation Tool
Folic Acid800 µg800 µg=Folic Acid
Vitamin B-12 (as Cyanocobalamin)100 µg6 µg-94% ↓Vitamin B12 (as Methylcobalamin)
Biotin300 µg300 µg=Biotin
Pantothenic Acid (from Calcium Pantothenate)50 mg50 mg=Pantothenic Acid
Calcium (from Calcium Carbonate, Calcium Citrate and Calcium Amino Acid Chelate)100 mg100 mg=Calcium (as Calcium Citrate & Bisglycinate)
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 mg150 mg50% ↑Magnesium (as Magnesium Citrate, Alpha Ketogluturate, & Oxide)
Zinc (from Amino Acid Chelate)15 mg10 mg-33% ↓Zinc (as Zinc Amino Acid Chelate)
Selenium (from L-Selenomethionine)70 µg200 µg186% ↑Selenium (as L-Selenomethionine)
Copper (from Amino Acid Chelate)1 mg2 mg100% ↑Copper (as Copper Gluconate)
Manganese (from Amino Acid Chelate)2 mg2 mg=Manganese (as Manganese Citrate)
Chromium (from Amino Acid Chelate)120 µg200 µg67% ↑Chromium (as Chromium Picolinate)
Molybdenum (from Sodium Molybdate)25 µg75 µg200% ↑Molybdenum (as Molybdenum Chelate)
Potassium (from Potassium Chloride)25 mg99 mg296% ↑Potassium (as Potassium Aspartate, Alpha Ketoglutarate, & Citrate)
Organic Flaxseed Oil (Linum usitatissimum)800 mg
Alpha Lipoic Acid30 mg5 mg-83% ↓Alpha Lipoic Acid
PABA (Para-Aminobenzoic Acid)50 mg25 mg-50% ↓PABA (Para Aminobenzoic Acid)
Inositol25 mg50 mg100% ↑Inositol
Boron (from Boron Citrate)500 µg2 mg300% ↑Boron (as Boron Citrate)
Lutein (from Marigold Extract)250 µg49 µg-80% ↓Lutein
Lycopene (from Natural Tomato Extract)250 µg3 mg1100% ↑Lycopene
Vanadium (from Vanadyl Sulfate)25 µg
158 mgBetatene® providing: [all ingredients are matched elsewhere]
49 µgZeaxanthin
100 mgL-Carnitine Tartrate
50 mgCholine
10 mgQuercetin
5 mgGrapeseed Extract 95%
Nutrients only in NOW Foods Liquid Multi Gels
Dose: Adult
Iron (from Ferrochel® Bisglycinate Amino Acid Chelate)9 mg
Organic Flaxseed Oil (Linum usitatissimum)800 mg
Vanadium (from Vanadyl Sulfate)25 µg
Nutrients only in Pure Vegan, Advanced Vegan
Dose: Adult
Betatene® providing: [all ingredients are matched elsewhere]158 mg
Zeaxanthin49 µg
L-Carnitine Tartrate100 mg
Choline50 mg
Quercetin10 mg
Grapeseed Extract 95%5 mg
Other ingredients
NOW Foods Liquid Multi GelsPure Vegan, Advanced Vegan
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.
Digeseb Plus® is a proprietary blend of enzymes which help digest food, minerals and proteins

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