Pure Vegan, Advanced Vegan vs Centrum Silver Adults 50+

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

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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)
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Complete nutritional comparison


Ingredient
Pure Vegan, Advanced Vegan (Daily Dose)Centrum Silver Adults 50+ (Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Betatene® providing:158 mg
Vitamin A (as Alpha-Carotene & Beta-Carotene)12500 IU750 IU-94% ↓Vitamin A (40% as Beta-Carotene)
Lutein49 µg250 µg410% ↑Lutein
Zeaxanthin49 µg
Cryptoxanthin98 µg
Vitamin C (as Ascorbyl Palmitate & Ascorbic Acid)100 mg60 mg-40% ↓Vitamin C
Vitamin D (as Ergocalciferol)200 IU25 µg?Vitamin D
Vitamin E (as d-Alpha Tocopherpl Acetate)200 IU22.5 mg?Vitamin E
Thiamine (Vitamin B1)50 mg1.5 mg-97% ↓Thiamin
Riboflavin (Vitamin B2)50 mg1.7 mg-97% ↓Riboflavin
Niacinamide50 mg20 mgNiacin
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
• "Dietary supplement ingredient database: unit conversion tables"
National Institute of Health
Unit conversions for vitamins
Pyridoxine HCL (Vitamin B6)50 mg3 mgVitamin B6
Pyridoxine hydrochloride contains pyridoxine. The body converts pyridoxine to pyridoxal. The body converts pyridoxal to vitamin B6.
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 µg667 mcg DFEFolate (400 mcg Folic Acid)
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 B12 (as Methylcobalamin)6 µg25 µg317% ↑Vitamin B12
Biotin300 µg30 µg-90% ↓Biotin
Pantothenic Acid50 mg10 mg-80% ↓Pantothenic Acid
Calcium (as Calcium Citrate & Bisglycinate)100 mg220 mg120% ↑Calcium
Iodine (as Potassium Iodide)150 µg150 µg=Iodine
Magnesium (as Magnesium Citrate, Alpha Ketogluturate, & Oxide)150 mg50 mg-67% ↓Magnesium
Zinc (as Zinc Amino Acid Chelate)10 mg11 mg10% ↑Zinc
Selenium (as L-Selenomethionine)200 µg19 µg-90% ↓Selenium
Copper (as Copper Gluconate)2 mg0.5 mg-75% ↓Copper
Manganese (as Manganese Citrate)2 mg2.3 mg15% ↑Manganese
Chromium (as Chromium Picolinate)200 µg50 µg-75% ↓Chromium
Molybdenum (as Molybdenum Chelate)75 µg45 µg-40% ↓Molybdenum
Potassium (as Potassium Aspartate, Alpha Ketoglutarate, & Citrate)99 mg80 mg-19% ↓Potassium
Alpha Lipoic Acid5 mg
L-Carnitine Tartrate100 mg
Choline50 mg
Inositol50 mg
Quercetin10 mg
Grapeseed Extract 95%5 mg
PABA (Para Aminobenzoic Acid)25 mg
Lycopene3 mg300 µg-90% ↓Lycopene
Boron (as Boron Citrate)2 mg
30 µgVitamin K
20 mgPhosphorus
72 mgChloride
Nutrients only in Pure Vegan, Advanced Vegan
Dose: Adult
Betatene® providing:158 mg
Zeaxanthin49 µg
Cryptoxanthin98 µg
Alpha Lipoic Acid5 mg
L-Carnitine Tartrate100 mg
Choline50 mg
Inositol50 mg
Quercetin10 mg
Grapeseed Extract 95%5 mg
PABA (Para Aminobenzoic Acid)25 mg
Boron (as Boron Citrate)2 mg
Nutrients only in Centrum Silver Adults 50+
Dose: Adult
Vitamin K30 µg
Phosphorus20 mg
Chloride72 mg
Other ingredients
Pure Vegan, Advanced VeganCentrum Silver Adults 50+
Digeseb Plus® is a proprietary blend of enzymes which help digest food, minerals and proteinsCalcium Carbonate, Potassium Chloride, Dibasic Calcium Phosphate, Magnesium Oxide, Ascorbic Acid (Vit. C), Microcrystalline Cellulose, dl-Alpha Tocopheryl Acetate (Vit. E), Modified Corn Starch, Corn Starch, Maltodextrin. Contains < 2% of: Beta-Carotene, BHT (to preserve freshness), Biotin, Blue 2 Lake, Calcium Pantothenate, Cholecalciferol (Vit. D3), Chromium Picolinate, Copper Sulfate, Crospovidone, Cyanocobalamin (Vit. B12), Folic Acid, Gelatin, Hydrogenated Palm Oil, Hypromellose, Lutein, Lycopene, Magnesium Stearate, Manganese Sulfate, Medium-Chain Triglycerides, Niacinamide, Nickelous Sulfate, Phytonadione (Vit. K), Polydextrose, Potassium Iodide, Pregelatinized Corn Starch, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vit. B6), Red 40 Lake, Riboflavin (Vit. B2), Silicon Dioxide, Sodium Ascorbate (to preserve freshness), Sodium Metavanadate, Sodium Molybdate, Sodium Selenate, Talc, Thiamine Mononitrate (Vit. B1), Titanium Dioxide, Tocopherols (to preserve freshness), Vitamin A Acetate, Yellow 6 Lake, Zinc Oxide.

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