NOW Foods Liquid Multi Gels vs xtendlife Total Balance Unisex Premium

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Complete nutritional comparison



Ingredient
NOW Foods Liquid Multi Gels (Daily Dose)xtendlife Total Balance Unisex Premium (Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (60% as Beta-Carotene and 40% as Retinyl Palmitate)3000 µg5000 IU?Vitamin A (as Natural mixed carotenoids from
32.5 mgBeta-carotene from fermentation of Blakeslea trispora and
15 mgmixed carotenoids from Dunaliella salina)
Vitamin C (as Ascorbic Acid)300 mg287 mg-4% ↓Vitamin C (from
180 mgCalcium ascorbate
200 mgPotassium ascorbate
40 mgAscorbyl palmitate)
Vitamin D (as Cholecalciferol) (400 IU)10 µg500 IU?Vitamin D (as Cholecalciferol)
Vitamin E (as d-alpha Tocopherol)268 mg103 IU?Vitamin E
(as D-Alpha tocopheryl succinate from vegetable oils & Tocotrienol/tocopherol complex (from African Oil Palm)) (1 mg = 1.21 IU)
Thiamin (from Thiamin HCl) (Vitamin B-1)50 mg12 mg-76% ↓Thiamin
13.5 mg(from Thiamin hydrochloride)
Riboflavin (Vitamin B-2)25 mg10 mg-60% ↓Riboflavin
19.5 mg(from Riboflavin-5-phosphate)
Niacin (as Niacinamide) (Vitamin B-3)50 mg26 mg-48% ↓Niacin (from
14 mgNicotinic acid
14 mgNiacinamide)
Vitamin B-6 (from Pyridoxine HCl)50 mg8 mg-84% ↓Vitamin B6
11.7 mg(from Pyridoxal-5-phosphate)
Folate (800 mcg folic acid)1360 mcg DFE322 µgFolic Acid
Both folate and folic acid 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 µg25 µg-75% ↓Vitamin B12 (as Cobamamide)
Biotin300 µg399 µg33% ↑Biotin
Pantothenic Acid (from Calcium Pantothenate)50 mg41 mg-18% ↓Pantothenic Acid
45.3 mg(from Calcium pantothenate)
Calcium (from Calcium Carbonate, Calcium Citrate and Calcium Amino Acid Chelate)100 mg47 mg-53% ↓Calcium (from
180 mgCalcium ascorbate
100 mgCalcium carbonate (from Lithothamnium algae)
70 mgDicalcium phosphate
60 mgCalcium magnesium Inositol hexaphosphate
45.3 mgCalcium panthothenate)
Iron (from Ferrochel® Bisglycinate Amino Acid Chelate)9 mg
Iodine (from Potassium Iodide)150 µg150 µg=Iodine
197 µg(from Potassium iodide)
Magnesium (from Magnesium Oxide and Magnesium Citrate)100 mg68 mg-32% ↓Magnesium (from
200 mgMagnesium citrate,
110 mgMagnesium stearate
60 mgCalcium magnesium inositol hexaphosphate)
Zinc (from Amino Acid Chelate)15 mg9 mg-40% ↓Zinc
31.1 mg(from Zinc citrate)
Selenium (from L-Selenomethionine)70 µg100 µg43% ↑Selenium
250 µg(from L-selenomethionine)
Copper (from Amino Acid Chelate)1 mg0.1 mg-90% ↓Copper
0.72 mg(from Copper gluconate)
Manganese (from Amino Acid Chelate)2 mg2 mg0%Manganese
8 mg(from Manganese citrate)
Chromium (from Amino Acid Chelate)120 µg106 µg-12% ↓Chromium
884 µg(from Chromium Picolinate)
Molybdenum (from Sodium Molybdate)25 µg64 µg156% ↑Molybdenum
642 µg(from Molybdenum Glycinate)
Potassium (from Potassium Chloride)25 mg74 mg196% ↑Potassium (from
200 mgPotassium ascorbate
100 mgTripotassium citrate
0.2 mgPotassium iodide)
Organic Flaxseed Oil (Linum usitatissimum)800 mg
Alpha Lipoic Acid30 mg49 mg63% ↑Alpha lipoic acid
PABA (Para-Aminobenzoic Acid)50 mg50 mg0%PABA (p-Aminobenzoic acid)
Inositol25 mg59 mg136% ↑Inositol (from 50 mg of Inositol and
60 mgCalcium magnesium inositol hexaphosphate)
Boron (from Boron Citrate)500 µg600 µg20% ↑Boron
12 mg(from Boron Citrate)
Lutein (from Marigold Extract)250 µg2.5 mg900% ↑Lutein [contained in: Eye Health Blend]
50 mg(from Aztec marigold, flower)
Lycopene (from Natural Tomato Extract)250 µg900 µg260% ↑Lycopene
4.5 mg(from Tomato extract)
Vanadium (from Vanadyl Sulfate)25 µg
180 µgVitamin K (as Menaquinone-4)
26 mgPhosphorus (from
70 mgDicalcium phosphate
60 mgCalcium magnesium inositol hexaphosphate
11.7 mgPyridoxal-5-phosphate
19.5 mgRiboflavin-5-phosphate)
150 mgRNA (ribonucleic acid, from yeast)
100 mgGreen tea extract (from Camellia sinensis, leaf)
77 mg(providing catechins)
100 mgMilk thistle extract (from Silybum marianum, seed)
80 mg(providing Silymarins)
100 mgMSM (Methyl sufonylmethane)
100 mgSoy lecithin
(a source of Phosphatidyl choline)
98 mgBetain HCl
95 mgCholine bitartrate
90 mgDMG (Dimethylglycine) HCL
74 mgHesperidin (from Citrus aurantium (Bitter orange), fruit)
79 mgN-acetyl glucosamine (from Crustacean shells)
74 mgN-acetyl L-cysteine
51 mgSAMe
95 mg(from S-adenoslymethionine tosylate)
50 mgBacopa extract (Bacopa monnieri, leaf)
15 mg(providing bacosides)
50 mgNigella (Black cumin) extract (from Nigella sativa, seed) (equivalent to 190mg of Black cumin seeds)
50 mgGinkgo extract (from Ginkgo Biloba, leaf)
11 mg(providing ginkgo flavonoglycosides
2.7 mgand terpenelactones)
50 mgGuggul gum extract (from Commiphora mukul, gum)
1.25 mg(providing guggulsterones)
50 mgMasson Pine bark extract (from Pinus massoniana, bark)
47.5 mg(providing proanthocyanadins)
50 mgTumeric extract (from Curcuma longa, root)
47.5 mg(providing curcuminoids)
49 mgMyricetin
70 mg(from Myrica cerifera (Bayberry) extract, leaf)
40 mgHorsetail extract (from Equisetum arvense, leaf & stem)
30 mgGinger extract (Zingiber officinale, root)
1.5 mg(providing gingerols)
30 mgGrape seed extract (from Vitis vinifera species, seed)
(providing at least 450 mg/g phenolics)
30 mgMineral sea salts (providing trace elements including Rubidium, Strontium and Tungsten)
28 mgPiperine
30 mg(from Piper nigrum (Black pepper) extract, fruit)
25 mgTrans-resveratrol
50 mg(from Polygonum cuspidatum (Japanese knotweed), root extract)
19 mgCoenzyme Q-10 (Kaneka Ubidecarenone Ubiquinone)
18 mgLuteolin (from Arachis hypogaea (Peanut) extract, shell)
10 mgAlfafa extract (from Medicago sativa, aerial parts) equivalent to 120mg fresh alfafa)
10 mgPhosphatidyl L-serine
50 mg(from Soybean lecithin)
8 mgPolicosanol
8.9 mg(from Sugar cane extract)
5 mgATP (Adenosine triphosphate, from Yeast)
1.9 mgTocotrienol/tocopherol complex (from
10 mgTocomin® from African Oil Palm)
804 mgAmino Acid Blend
99 mgL-carnosine
90 mgL-arginine HCL
90 mgL-tyrosine
89.19 mgL-lysine HCL
89.19 mgL-methionine
50 mgL-ornithine HCL
49.95 mgL-proline
49.75 mgL-cysteine
49.6 mgL-glutamine
49.5 mgL-pyroglutamic acid
49.25 mgTaurine
49 mgReduced L-glutathione
240 mgEznyme Blend
80 mgBromelain (from Pineapple stem)
80 mgPapain (from Carica papaya (Papaya), fruit)
50 mgAmylase (from fermentation of Aspergillus oryzae)
30 mgLipase (from fermentation of Aspergillus niger)
147 mgImmunity Stimulating Blend
50 mgAloe vera (Aloe barbadensis, leaf juice powder) (equivalent to 10,000 mg of Aloe leaf juice)
50 mgOlive leaf extract (Olea europea)
7.5 mg(providing oleuropein)
35 mgBeta glucan (from yeast)
12.5 mgTea polysaccharides
50 mg(from Camellia sinensis, leaf)
53 mgEye Health Blend [some ingredients are matched elsewhere]
40 mgBilberry extract (Vaccinum myrtillus, fruit)
(providing 10 mg of proanthocyanins and
anthocyanins)
9.85 mgRutin (from Saphorae japonica, bud)
800 µgAstaxanthin
26.6 mg(from haematococcus pluvialis)
500 µgZeaxanthin
10 mg(from Aztec marigold, flower)

Nutrients exclusive to 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 exclusive to xtendlife Total Balance Unisex Premium

Dose: Adult
Vitamin K (as Menaquinone-4)180 µg
Phosphorus (from26 mg
Dicalcium phosphate70 mg
Calcium magnesium inositol hexaphosphate60 mg
Pyridoxal-5-phosphate11.7 mg
Riboflavin-5-phosphate)19.5 mg
RNA (ribonucleic acid, from yeast)150 mg
Green tea extract (from Camellia sinensis, leaf)100 mg
(providing catechins)77 mg
Milk thistle extract (from Silybum marianum, seed)100 mg
(providing Silymarins)80 mg
MSM (Methyl sufonylmethane)100 mg
Soy lecithin100 mg
(a source of Phosphatidyl choline)
Betain HCl98 mg
Choline bitartrate95 mg
DMG (Dimethylglycine) HCL90 mg
Hesperidin (from Citrus aurantium (Bitter orange), fruit)74 mg
N-acetyl glucosamine (from Crustacean shells)79 mg
N-acetyl L-cysteine74 mg
SAMe51 mg
(from S-adenoslymethionine tosylate)95 mg
Bacopa extract (Bacopa monnieri, leaf)50 mg
(providing bacosides)15 mg
Nigella (Black cumin) extract (from Nigella sativa, seed) (equivalent to 190mg of Black cumin seeds)50 mg
Ginkgo extract (from Ginkgo Biloba, leaf)50 mg
(providing ginkgo flavonoglycosides11 mg
and terpenelactones)2.7 mg
Guggul gum extract (from Commiphora mukul, gum)50 mg
(providing guggulsterones)1.25 mg
Masson Pine bark extract (from Pinus massoniana, bark)50 mg
(providing proanthocyanadins)47.5 mg
Tumeric extract (from Curcuma longa, root)50 mg
(providing curcuminoids)47.5 mg
Myricetin49 mg
(from Myrica cerifera (Bayberry) extract, leaf)70 mg
Horsetail extract (from Equisetum arvense, leaf & stem)40 mg
Ginger extract (Zingiber officinale, root)30 mg
(providing gingerols)1.5 mg
Grape seed extract (from Vitis vinifera species, seed)30 mg
(providing at least 450 mg/g phenolics)
Mineral sea salts (providing trace elements including Rubidium, Strontium and Tungsten)30 mg
Piperine28 mg
(from Piper nigrum (Black pepper) extract, fruit)30 mg
Trans-resveratrol25 mg
(from Polygonum cuspidatum (Japanese knotweed), root extract)50 mg
Coenzyme Q-10 (Kaneka Ubidecarenone Ubiquinone)19 mg
Luteolin (from Arachis hypogaea (Peanut) extract, shell)18 mg
Alfafa extract (from Medicago sativa, aerial parts) equivalent to 120mg fresh alfafa)10 mg
Phosphatidyl L-serine10 mg
(from Soybean lecithin)50 mg
Policosanol8 mg
(from Sugar cane extract)8.9 mg
ATP (Adenosine triphosphate, from Yeast)5 mg
Tocotrienol/tocopherol complex (from1.9 mg
Tocomin® from African Oil Palm)10 mg
Amino Acid Blend804 mg
L-carnosine99 mg
L-arginine HCL90 mg
L-tyrosine90 mg
L-lysine HCL89.19 mg
L-methionine89.19 mg
L-ornithine HCL50 mg
L-proline49.95 mg
L-cysteine49.75 mg
L-glutamine49.6 mg
L-pyroglutamic acid49.5 mg
Taurine49.25 mg
Reduced L-glutathione49 mg
Eznyme Blend240 mg
Bromelain (from Pineapple stem)80 mg
Papain (from Carica papaya (Papaya), fruit)80 mg
Amylase (from fermentation of Aspergillus oryzae)50 mg
Lipase (from fermentation of Aspergillus niger)30 mg
Immunity Stimulating Blend147 mg
Aloe vera (Aloe barbadensis, leaf juice powder) (equivalent to 10,000 mg of Aloe leaf juice)50 mg
Olive leaf extract (Olea europea)50 mg
(providing oleuropein)7.5 mg
Beta glucan (from yeast)35 mg
Tea polysaccharides12.5 mg
(from Camellia sinensis, leaf)50 mg
Eye Health Blend [some ingredients are matched elsewhere]53 mg
Bilberry extract (Vaccinum myrtillus, fruit)40 mg
(providing 10 mg of proanthocyanins and
anthocyanins)
Rutin (from Saphorae japonica, bud)9.85 mg
Astaxanthin800 µg
(from haematococcus pluvialis)26.6 mg
Zeaxanthin500 µg
(from Aztec marigold, flower)10 mg

Other ingredients

NOW Foods Liquid Multi Gelsxtendlife Total Balance Unisex Premium
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.
Microcrystalline cellulose, Dextrose, Enteric Coating (Purified water, Ethylcellulose, Ammonium hydroxide, Medium chain triglycerides, Oleic acid, Sodium carboxymethyl cellulose, Talc, Polydextrose), Maltodextrin, Silicon dioxide, Sodium carboxymethyl cellulose

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