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

All of the differences set out neatly so that you can make a choice between them.

Complete nutritional comparison


Ingredient
Pure Synergy, Organic Multi Vita•Min(Daily Dose)NOW Foods Liquid Multi Gels(Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (100% as beta carotene)10000 IU10000 IU=Vitamin A (
60% as Beta-Carotene and
40% as Retinyl Palmitate)
Vitamin C120 mg300 mg150% ↑Vitamin C (as Ascorbic Acid)
Vitamin D32000 IU400 IUVitamin D (as Cholecalciferol)
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 E60 IU400 IU567% ↑Vitamin E (as d-alpha Tocopherol)
Vitamin K160 µg
K1140 µg
K220 µg
Thiamin (B1)3 mg50 mg1567% ↑Thiamin (from Thiamin HCl) (Vitamin B-1)
Riboflavin (B2)3.4 mg25 mg635% ↑Riboflavin (Vitamin B-2)
Niacinamide40 mg50 mgNiacin (as Niacinamide) (Vitamin B-3)
Niacinamide is a form of vitamin B3. Niacin is also called 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 B64 mg50 mg1150% ↑Vitamin B-6 (from Pyridoxine HCl)
Folate800 µg800 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 B1212 µg100 µg733% ↑Vitamin B-12 (as Cyanocobalamin)
Biotin600 µg300 µg-50% ↓Biotin
Pantothenic Acid20 mg50 mg150% ↑Pantothenic Acid (from Calcium Pantothenate)
Iodine150 µg150 µg=Iodine (from Potassium Iodide)
Zinc15 mg15 mg=Zinc (from Amino Acid Chelate)
Selenium70 µg70 µg=Selenium (from L-Selenomethionine)
Copper2 mg1 mg-50% ↓Copper (from Amino Acid Chelate)
Manganese2 mg2 mg=Manganese (from Amino Acid Chelate)
Chromium (GTF)120 µg120 µg=Chromium (from Amino Acid Chelate)
Molybdenum75 µg25 µg-67% ↓Molybdenum (from Sodium Molybdate)
100 mgCalcium (from Calcium Carbonate, Calcium Citrate and Calcium Amino Acid Chelate)
9 mgIron (from Ferrochel® Bisglycinate Amino Acid Chelate)
100 mgMagnesium (from Magnesium Oxide and Magnesium Citrate)
25 mgPotassium (from Potassium Chloride)
800 mgOrganic Flaxseed Oil (Linum usitatissimum)
30 mgAlpha Lipoic Acid
50 mgPABA (Para-Aminobenzoic Acid)
25 mgInositol
500 µgBoron (from Boron Citrate)
250 µgLutein (from Marigold Extract)
250 µgLycopene (from Natural Tomato Extract)
25 µgVanadium (from Vanadyl Sulfate)
Nutrients only in Pure Synergy, Organic Multi Vita•Min
Dose: Adult
Vitamin K160 µg
K1140 µg
K220 µg
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
Other ingredients
Pure Synergy, Organic Multi Vita•MinNOW Foods Liquid Multi Gels
organic barley grass; organic gum acacia; organic vegetable tablet coating.
Contains fermented soy.
Gluten, Dairy, Additive and GMO free.
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.

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