Pure Vegan, Advanced Vegan vs Life Extension Two-Per-Day Capsules

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

Complete nutritional comparison


Ingredient
Pure Vegan, Advanced Vegan(Daily Dose)Life Extension Two-Per-Day Capsules(Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Betatene® providing:158 mg
Vitamin A (as Alpha-Carotene & Beta-Carotene)12500 IU1500 µg?Vitamin A (as beta-carotene, acetate) (5,000 IU)
Lutein49 µg5 mg10104% ↑trans-lutein [contained in: Marigold extract (flower) [std. to]
Zeaxanthin49 µg155 µg216% ↑trans-zeaxanthin ] [contained in: Marigold extract (flower) [std. to]
Cryptoxanthin98 µg
Vitamin C (as Ascorbyl Palmitate & Ascorbic Acid)100 mg470 mg370% ↑Vitamin C (as ascorbic acid, calcium and niacinamide ascorbates)
Vitamin D (as Ergocalciferol)200 IU50 µgVitamin D3 (as cholecalciferol) (2,000 IU)
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 E (as d-Alpha Tocopherpl Acetate)200 IU67 mg?Vitamin E (as D-alpha tocopheryl succinate, D-alpha tocopherol)
Thiamine (Vitamin B1)50 mg75 mg50% ↑Thiamine (vitamin B1) (as thiamine HCI)
Riboflavin (Vitamin B2)50 mg50 mg=Riboflavin (vitamin B2) (as riboflavin, riboflavin 5’-phosphate)
Niacinamide50 mg50 mgNiacin (as niacinamide, niacinamide ascorbate)
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
Pyridoxine HCL (Vitamin B6)50 mg75 mgVitamin B6 (as pyridoxine HCI, pyridoxal 5’-phosphate)
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 µg400 µgFolate (as L-5-methyltetrahydrofolate calcium salt)
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 µg300 µg4900% ↑Vitamin B12 (as methylcobalamin)
Biotin300 µg300 µg=Biotin
Pantothenic Acid50 mg50 mg=Pantothenic acid (as D-calcium pantothenate)
Calcium (as Calcium Citrate & Bisglycinate)100 mg
Iodine (as Potassium Iodide)150 µg150 µg=Iodine (as potassium iodide)
Magnesium (as Magnesium Citrate, Alpha Ketogluturate, & Oxide)150 mg100 mg-33% ↓Magnesium (as magnesium oxide)
Zinc (as Zinc Amino Acid Chelate)10 mg25 mg150% ↑Zinc (as zinc citrate, L-OptiZinc® zinc mono-L-methionine sulfate)
Selenium (as L-Selenomethionine)200 µg200 µg=Selenium [as sodium selenite, SelenoExcell® high selenium yeast, Se-Methyl L-selenocysteine]
Copper (as Copper Gluconate)2 mg
Manganese (as Manganese Citrate)2 mg2 mg=Manganese (as manganese citrate, gluconate)
Chromium (as Chromium Picolinate)200 µg200 µg=Chromium [as Crominex® 3+ chromium stabilized with Capros® amla extract (fruit) and PrimaVie® Shilajit]
Molybdenum (as Molybdenum Chelate)75 µg100 µg33% ↑Molybdenum (as molybdenum amino acid chelate)
Potassium (as Potassium Aspartate, Alpha Ketoglutarate, & Citrate)99 mg
Alpha Lipoic Acid5 mg25 mg400% ↑Alpha lipoic acid
L-Carnitine Tartrate100 mg
Choline50 mg
Inositol50 mg50 mg=Inositol
Quercetin10 mg5 mg-50% ↓quercetin [contained in: Bio-Quercetin phytosome (providing 5mg quercetin [from Japanese sophora concentrate (flower bud)], phosphatidylcholine complex [from sunflower])]
Grapeseed Extract 95%5 mg
PABA (Para Aminobenzoic Acid)25 mg
Lycopene3 mg1 mg-67% ↓Lycopene [from LycoBeads® natural tomato extract (fruit)]
Boron (as Boron Citrate)2 mg3 mg50% ↑Boron (as boron amino acid chelate)
20 mgNatural mixed tocopherols (providing gamma, delta, alpha, beta)
15 mgBio-Quercetin phytosome (providing 5mg quercetin [from Japanese sophora concentrate (flower bud)], phosphatidylcholine complex [from sunflower]) [all ingredients are matched elsewhere]
11.12 mgMarigold extract (flower) [std. to [all ingredients are matched elsewhere]
5 mgApigenin
Nutrients only in Pure Vegan, Advanced Vegan
Dose: Adult
Betatene® providing:158 mg
Cryptoxanthin98 µg
Calcium (as Calcium Citrate & Bisglycinate)100 mg
Copper (as Copper Gluconate)2 mg
Potassium (as Potassium Aspartate, Alpha Ketoglutarate, & Citrate)99 mg
L-Carnitine Tartrate100 mg
Choline50 mg
Grapeseed Extract 95%5 mg
PABA (Para Aminobenzoic Acid)25 mg
Nutrients only in Life Extension Two-Per-Day Capsules
Dose: Adult
Natural mixed tocopherols (providing gamma, delta, alpha, beta)20 mg
Bio-Quercetin phytosome (providing 5mg quercetin [from Japanese sophora concentrate (flower bud)], phosphatidylcholine complex [from sunflower]) [all ingredients are matched elsewhere]15 mg
Marigold extract (flower) [std. to [all ingredients are matched elsewhere]11.12 mg
Apigenin5 mg
Other ingredients
Pure Vegan, Advanced VeganLife Extension Two-Per-Day Capsules
Digeseb Plus® is a proprietary blend of enzymes which help digest food, minerals and proteinsstearic acid, croscarmellose sodium, vegetable stearate, silica, aqueous film coating (purified water, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, glycerin), dicalcium phosphate, microcrystalline cellulose, maltodextrin.

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