Pure Vegan, Advanced Vegan vs NOW Foods ADAM™ Superior Men’s Multi Softgels

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)NOW Foods ADAM™ Superior Men's Multi Softgels(Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Betatene® providing:158 mg
Vitamin A (as Alpha-Carotene & Beta-Carotene)12500 IU3000 µg?Vitamin A
[60% as Beta Carotene (Betatene®) and
40% as Retinyl Palmitate ]
Lutein49 µg500 µg920% ↑Lutein (FloraGLO®) (from Marigold Flowers)
Zeaxanthin49 µg
Cryptoxanthin98 µg
Vitamin C (as Ascorbyl Palmitate & Ascorbic Acid)100 mg250 mg150% ↑Vitamin C (from Calcium Ascorbate)
Vitamin D (as Ergocalciferol)200 IU25 µg?Vitamin D-3 (as Cholecalciferol) (1,000 IU)
Vitamin E (as d-Alpha Tocopherpl Acetate)200 IU100 mg?Vitamin E (as d-alpha Tocopherol)
Thiamine (Vitamin B1)50 mg25 mg-50% ↓Thiamin (Vit. B-1) (from Thiamin HCl)
Riboflavin (Vitamin B2)50 mg25 mg-50% ↓Riboflavin (Vitamin B-2)
Niacinamide50 mg35 mgNiacin (Vitamin B-3) (as Niacinamide)
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 mg25 mgVitamin B-6 (from Pyridoxine HCl and Pyridoxal-5-Phosphate (P-5-P))
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 µg680 µgFolate (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 µg120 µg1900% ↑Vitamin B-12 (as Methylcobalamin)
Biotin300 µg300 µg=Biotin
Pantothenic Acid50 mg50 mg=Pantothenic Acid (Vitamin B-5) (from Calcium Pantothenate)
Calcium (as Calcium Citrate & Bisglycinate)100 mg55 mg-45% ↓Calcium (from Cal. Ascorbate, Aquamin® Seaweed Derived Minerals and Calcium Pantothenate)
Iodine (as Potassium Iodide)150 µg225 µg50% ↑Iodine (from Potassium Iodide)
Magnesium (as Magnesium Citrate, Alpha Ketogluturate, & Oxide)150 mg25 mg-83% ↓Magnesium (from Magnesium Citrate and Aquamin® Seaweed Derived Minerals)
Zinc (as Zinc Amino Acid Chelate)10 mg15 mg50% ↑Zinc (from Zinc Picolinate)
Selenium (as L-Selenomethionine)200 µg200 µg=Selenium (from Selenium Glycinate Complex) (Albion™)
Copper (as Copper Gluconate)2 mg0.5 mg-75% ↓Copper (from Copper Bisglycinate) (TRAACS™)
Manganese (as Manganese Citrate)2 mg2 mg=Manganese (from Manganese Bisglycinate) (TRAACS™)
Chromium (as Chromium Picolinate)200 µg120 µg-40% ↓Chromium (from Chromium Nicotinate Glycinate) (TRAACS™)
Molybdenum (as Molybdenum Chelate)75 µg75 µg=Molybdenum (from Molybdenum Glycinate) (TRAACS™)
Potassium (as Potassium Aspartate, Alpha Ketoglutarate, & Citrate)99 mg25 mg-75% ↓Potassium (from Potassium Chloride)
Alpha Lipoic Acid5 mg25 mg400% ↑Alpha Lipoic Acid
L-Carnitine Tartrate100 mg
Choline50 mg25 mg-50% ↓Choline (from Choline Bitartrate)
Inositol50 mg10 mg-80% ↓Inositol
Quercetin10 mg
Grapeseed Extract 95%5 mg25 mg400% ↑Grape Seed Extract (Vitis vinifera)
Comparison figures for extracts, concentrates and complexes should not be relied on. The original ingredients and extraction processes may differ widely.
PABA (Para Aminobenzoic Acid)25 mg
Lycopene3 mg3 mg=Lycopene (LYC-O-MATO®) (from Tomato Extract)
Boron (as Boron Citrate)2 mg
80 µgVitamin K (as Menaquinone and Phytonadione)
160 mgSaw Palmetto Extract (Berry) (Serenoa repens) (min. 85% Fatty Acids)
50 mgPhytosterols (Plant Sterols)
(with Beta-Sitosterol)
10 mgCoQ10 (as Ubiquinone)
Nutrients only in Pure Vegan, Advanced Vegan
Dose: Adult
Betatene® providing:158 mg
Zeaxanthin49 µg
Cryptoxanthin98 µg
L-Carnitine Tartrate100 mg
Quercetin10 mg
PABA (Para Aminobenzoic Acid)25 mg
Boron (as Boron Citrate)2 mg
Nutrients only in NOW Foods ADAM™ Superior Men's Multi Softgels
Dose: Adult
Vitamin K (as Menaquinone and Phytonadione)80 µg
Saw Palmetto Extract (Berry) (Serenoa repens) (min. 85% Fatty Acids)160 mg
Phytosterols (Plant Sterols)50 mg
(with Beta-Sitosterol)
CoQ10 (as Ubiquinone)10 mg
Other ingredients
Pure Vegan, Advanced VeganNOW Foods ADAM™ Superior Men's Multi Softgels
Digeseb Plus® is a proprietary blend of enzymes which help digest food, minerals and proteinsSoftgel Capsule [bovine gelatin (BSE-free), glycerin, water, carob], Pumpkin Seed Oil, Sunflower Lecithin, Beeswax and Cinnamon Bark Powder.

Contains soy.

Not manufactured with wheat, gluten, milk, egg, fish or shellfish ingredients. Produced in a GMP facility that processes other ingredients containing these allergens.

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