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.
The Complete Nutritional Comparison shows matched nutrients side-by-side with the following symbols:
- -58% ↓ OR 43% ↑ OR = (the differences in the amount of the ingredient)
- (means ingredients are similar nutritionally)
- ↓ (beside ingredients in the first multi with no match in the second multi) OR ↑ (for ingredients that are only present in the second multi)
- (Click to see the reasons for similar matches and for important information.)
Complete nutritional comparison
|NOW Foods Liquid Multi Gels (Daily Dose)||Pure Vegan, Advanced Vegan (Daily Dose)|
|Vitamin A (60% as Beta-Carotene and 40% as Retinyl Palmitate)||3000 µg||12500 IU||?||Vitamin A (as Alpha-Carotene & Beta-Carotene) [contained in: Betatene® providing:]|
|Vitamin C (as Ascorbic Acid)||300 mg||100 mg||-67% ↓||Vitamin C (as Ascorbyl Palmitate & Ascorbic Acid)|
|Vitamin D (as Cholecalciferol) (400 IU)||10 µg||200 IU||?||Vitamin D (as Ergocalciferol)|
|Vitamin E (as d-alpha Tocopherol)||268 mg||200 IU||?||Vitamin E (as d-Alpha Tocopherpl Acetate)|
|Thiamin (from Thiamin HCl) (Vitamin B-1)||50 mg||50 mg||=||Thiamine (Vitamin B1)|
|Riboflavin (Vitamin B-2)||25 mg||50 mg||100% ↑||Riboflavin (Vitamin B2)|
|Niacin (as Niacinamide) (Vitamin B-3)||50 mg||50 mg||Niacinamide|
Niacin is also called vitamin B3. Niacinamide is a form of vitamin B3.
• "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: 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
• "Dietary supplement ingredient database: unit conversion tables"
National Institute of Health
Unit conversions for vitamins
|Vitamin B-6 (from Pyridoxine HCl)||50 mg||50 mg||Pyridoxine HCL (Vitamin B6)|
The body converts pyridoxal to vitamin B6. The body converts pyridoxine to pyridoxal. Pyridoxine hydrochloride contains pyridoxine.
• "Foundational Medicine Review 2001 Vol 6: Shows the most active form of Vitamin B6, Biochemistry and Clinical Applications"
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"
Web QC - Molecular Weight Calculation Tool
|Folate (800 mcg folic acid)||1360 mcg DFE||800 µg||Folic Acid|
Both folate and folic acid are forms of vitamin B9.
• "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 µg||6 µg||-94% ↓||Vitamin B12 (as Methylcobalamin)|
|Biotin||300 µg||300 µg||=||Biotin|
|Pantothenic Acid (from Calcium Pantothenate)||50 mg||50 mg||=||Pantothenic Acid|
|Calcium (from Calcium Carbonate, Calcium Citrate and Calcium Amino Acid Chelate)||100 mg||100 mg||=||Calcium (as Calcium Citrate & Bisglycinate)|
|Iron (from Ferrochel® Bisglycinate Amino Acid Chelate)||9 mg||↓|
|Iodine (from Potassium Iodide)||150 µg||150 µg||=||Iodine (as Potassium Iodide)|
|Magnesium (from Magnesium Oxide and Magnesium Citrate)||100 mg||150 mg||50% ↑||Magnesium (as Magnesium Citrate, Alpha Ketogluturate, & Oxide)|
|Zinc (from Amino Acid Chelate)||15 mg||10 mg||-33% ↓||Zinc (as Zinc Amino Acid Chelate)|
|Selenium (from L-Selenomethionine)||70 µg||200 µg||186% ↑||Selenium (as L-Selenomethionine)|
|Copper (from Amino Acid Chelate)||1 mg||2 mg||100% ↑||Copper (as Copper Gluconate)|
|Manganese (from Amino Acid Chelate)||2 mg||2 mg||=||Manganese (as Manganese Citrate)|
|Chromium (from Amino Acid Chelate)||120 µg||200 µg||67% ↑||Chromium (as Chromium Picolinate)|
|Molybdenum (from Sodium Molybdate)||25 µg||75 µg||200% ↑||Molybdenum (as Molybdenum Chelate)|
|Potassium (from Potassium Chloride)||25 mg||99 mg||296% ↑||Potassium (as Potassium Aspartate, Alpha Ketoglutarate, & Citrate)|
|Organic Flaxseed Oil (Linum usitatissimum)||800 mg||↓|
|Alpha Lipoic Acid||30 mg||5 mg||-83% ↓||Alpha Lipoic Acid|
|PABA (Para-Aminobenzoic Acid)||50 mg||25 mg||-50% ↓||PABA (Para Aminobenzoic Acid)|
|Inositol||25 mg||50 mg||100% ↑||Inositol|
|Boron (from Boron Citrate)||500 µg||2 mg||300% ↑||Boron (as Boron Citrate)|
|Lutein (from Marigold Extract)||250 µg||49 µg||-80% ↓||Lutein|
|Lycopene (from Natural Tomato Extract)||250 µg||3 mg||1100% ↑||Lycopene|
|Vanadium (from Vanadyl Sulfate)||25 µg||↓|
|158 mg||↑||Betatene® providing: [all ingredients are matched elsewhere]|
|100 mg||↑||L-Carnitine Tartrate|
|5 mg||↑||Grapeseed Extract 95%|
Nutrients only in NOW Foods Liquid Multi Gels
|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
|Betatene® providing: [all ingredients are matched elsewhere]||158 mg|
|L-Carnitine Tartrate||100 mg|
|Grapeseed Extract 95%||5 mg|
|NOW Foods Liquid Multi Gels||Pure 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|