Pure Vegan, Advanced Vegan vs xtendlife Multi-xtra

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Complete nutritional comparison



Ingredient
Pure Vegan, Advanced Vegan (Daily Dose)xtendlife Multi-xtra (Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Betatene® providing:158 mg
Vitamin A (as Alpha-Carotene & Beta-Carotene)12500 IU5000 IU-60% ↓Vitamin A (as Natural Mixed Carotenoids)
Lutein49 µg500 µg920% ↑Lutein
10 mg(from Aztec Marigold Flower Extract)
Zeaxanthin49 µg25 µg-49% ↓Zeaxanthin
500 µg(from Aztec Marigold Flower Extract)
Cryptoxanthin98 µg
Vitamin C (as Ascorbyl Palmitate & Ascorbic Acid)100 mg155 mg55% ↑Vitamin C (from
150 mg(from Calcium Ascorbate
50 mgPotassium Ascorbate
10 mgAscorbyl Palmitate)
Vitamin D (as Ergocalciferol)200 IU500 IU150% ↑Vitamin D (as Cholecalciferol)
Vitamin E (as d-Alpha Tocopherpl Acetate)200 IU102 IU-49% ↓Vitamin E
(as D-Alpha tocopheryl succinate from vegetable and soy bean oils and Tocomin® tocotrienol/tocopherol complex (from African Oil Palm)) (1 mg = 1.21 IU)
Thiamine (Vitamin B1)50 mg12 mg-76% ↓Thiamin
13.5 mg(from Thiamin Hydrochloride)
Riboflavin (Vitamin B2)50 mg10 mg-80% ↓Riboflavin
19.4 mg(from Riboflavin-5-Phosphate)
Niacinamide50 mg14 mg-72% ↓Niacinamide) [contained in: Niacin]
Pyridoxine HCL (Vitamin B6)50 mg8 mgVitamin B6
The body converts pyridoxine hcl to vitamin B6.
Sources:
• "Dietary Supplement Fact Sheet on Vitamin B6 for Health Professionals"
Office of Dietary Supplements - National Institutes of Health - USA
ODS - Dietary Supplement Fact Sheet - Vitamin B6
• "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."
by Jane Higdon, Ph.D and Victoria J. Drake, Ph.D, Linus Pauling Institute
LPI - Micro Nutrient Info Center - Vitamin B6
• "Vitamin B6 Metabolism: Pyridoxine, pyridoxal and pyridoxamine are all converted to pyridoxal-5-phosphate in the body which is the active form of B6. Zinc and magnesium also play a role."
SMPDB
Vitamin B6 metabolism
11.7 mg(from Pyridoxal-5-Phosphate)
Folic Acid800 µg323 µg-60% ↓Folic Acid
Vitamin B12 (as Methylcobalamin)6 µg25 µg317% ↑Vitamin B12 (as Cobamamide)
Biotin300 µg400 µg33% ↑Biotin
Pantothenic Acid50 mg41 mg-18% ↓Pantothenic Acid
45.3 mg(from Calcium Pantothenate)
Calcium (as Calcium Citrate & Bisglycinate)100 mg65 mg-35% ↓Calcium (from
100 mgCalcium Carbonate (from Red Algae (Lithothamnium species),
150 mgCalcium Ascorbate
60 mgCalcium Magnesium Inositol Hexaphosphate
21 mgDicalcium Phosphate
45.3 mgCalcium Panthothenate)
Iodine (as Potassium Iodide)150 µg150 µg=Iodine
197 µg(from Potassium Iodide)
Magnesium (as Magnesium Citrate, Alpha Ketogluturate, & Oxide)150 mg64 mg-57% ↓Magnesium (from
200 mgMagnesium Citrate
60 mgCalcium Magnesium Inositol Hexaphosphate
16 mgMagnesium Stearate)
Zinc (as Zinc Amino Acid Chelate)10 mg9 mg-10% ↓Zinc
31 mg(from Zinc Citrate)
Selenium (as L-Selenomethionine)200 µg100 µg-50% ↓Selenium
250 µg(from L-Selenomethionine)
Copper (as Copper Gluconate)2 mg0.1 mg-95% ↓Copper
0.71 mg(from Copper Gluconate)
Manganese (as Manganese Citrate)2 mg2 mg=Manganese
8 mg(from Manganese Citrate)
Chromium (as Chromium Picolinate)200 µg106 µg-47% ↓Chromium
884 µg(from Chromium picolinate)
Molybdenum (as Molybdenum Chelate)75 µg64 µg-15% ↓Molybdenum
641 µg(from Molybdenum Glycinate)
Potassium (as Potassium Aspartate, Alpha Ketoglutarate, & Citrate)99 mg47 mg-53% ↓Potassium (from
100 mgTripotassium Citrate
50 mgPotassium Ascorbate
0.19 mgPotassium Iodide)
Alpha Lipoic Acid5 mg
L-Carnitine Tartrate100 mg
Choline50 mg95 mgCholine Bitartrate
Choline bitartrate contains choline.
Sources:
• "Tool for calculating molecular weights"
by webqc.org, webqc.org
Web QC - Molecular Weight Calculation Tool
Inositol50 mg67 mg34% ↑Inositol (from 50 mg of Inositol and
60 mgInositol Hexaphosphate)
Quercetin10 mg9 mgRutin (from Japanese Sophora Bud)
Both quercetin and rutin are forms of flavonol.
Sources:
• "Flavonoids, classification, metabolism and bioavailability, biological activities, disease prevention, supplements, safety, drug and nutrient interactions. Classifications include anthocyanidins, flavanols, flavanones, flavonols, flavones and isolflavones."
by Jane Higdon, Ph.D and Victoria J. Drake, Ph.D, Christopher Bates, D.Phil, Linus Pauling Institute
LPI - Micro Nutrient Info Center - Flavonoids
• "PubChem: Rutin - Compound Summary"
National Center for Biotechnology Information - USA
PubChem: Rutin - Compound Summary
Grapeseed Extract 95%5 mg25 mgGreen Tea Extract (from Camellia sinensis, leaf)
Grape seed extract contains procyanidin B2 3,3'-di-O-gallate. Both procyanidin B2 3,3'-di-O-gallate and epigallocatechin 3-O-gallate are forms of flavanol. Green tea extract contains epigallocatechin 3-O-gallate.
Sources:
• "Phenol Explorer - free access tool showing the amount of polyphenols in foods and metabolites"
by Various, French National Institute for Agriculture et al.
Phenol-Explorer (Database on polyphenol content in foods)
• "(2004) Phenolic Compounds in Fruits and Vegetables. Phenolics in Food and Nutraceuticals. p 147 "
by Fereidoon Shahidi, Marian Naczk
• "Study on procyanidin B2 3,3″-di-O-gallate and prostrate cancer"
by Alpna Tyagi,1 Komal Raina et al., University of Colorado
Procyanidin B2 3,3″-di-O-gallate, a biologically active constituent of grape seed extract, induces apoptosis in human prostate cancer cells via targeting NF-κB, Stat3 and AP1 transcription factors
• "Integrative Medicine - Green Tea"
Memorial Sloane Kettering Cancer Centre
MSKCC - Green Tea
18.25 mg(providing Catechins)
PABA (Para Aminobenzoic Acid)25 mg50 mg100% ↑PABA (p-Aminobenzoic Acid)
Lycopene3 mg180 µg-94% ↓Lycopene
900 mg(from Tomato extract)
Boron (as Boron Citrate)2 mg600 µg-70% ↓Boron
12 mg(from Boron Citrate)
180 µgVitamin K (as Menaquinone-4)
26 mgNiacin [some ingredients are matched elsewhere]
14 mg(from Nicotinic Acid
100 mgMSM (Methylsufonyl Methane)
50 mgSoy Lecithin
(a source of Phosphatidyl Choline)
40 mgHorsetail extract (from Equisetum arvense, leaf & stem)
30 mgMineral sea salts (providing trace elements including Rubidium, Strontium and Tungsten)
24 mgBetain HCl
10 mgAlfafa Extract (from Medicago sativa Leaf and Stem) (equivalent to 120mg of Fresh Alfafa)
10 mgAmylase (from fermentation of Aspergillus oryzae)
10 mgBromelain (from Pineapple stem)
4 mgPiperine
5 mg(from Piper nigrum (Black pepper) extract, fruit)
1.9 mgTocotrienol/tocopherol complex from (from
10 mgTocomin® from African Oil Palm)

Nutrients exclusive to Pure Vegan, Advanced Vegan

Dose: Adult
Betatene® providing:158 mg
Cryptoxanthin98 µg
Alpha Lipoic Acid5 mg
L-Carnitine Tartrate100 mg

Nutrients exclusive to xtendlife Multi-xtra

Dose: Adult
Vitamin K (as Menaquinone-4)180 µg
Niacin [some ingredients are matched elsewhere]26 mg
(from Nicotinic Acid14 mg
MSM (Methylsufonyl Methane)100 mg
Soy Lecithin50 mg
(a source of Phosphatidyl Choline)
Horsetail extract (from Equisetum arvense, leaf & stem)40 mg
Mineral sea salts (providing trace elements including Rubidium, Strontium and Tungsten)30 mg
Betain HCl24 mg
Alfafa Extract (from Medicago sativa Leaf and Stem) (equivalent to 120mg of Fresh Alfafa)10 mg
Amylase (from fermentation of Aspergillus oryzae)10 mg
Bromelain (from Pineapple stem)10 mg
Piperine4 mg
(from Piper nigrum (Black pepper) extract, fruit)5 mg
Tocotrienol/tocopherol complex from (from1.9 mg
Tocomin® from African Oil Palm)10 mg

Other ingredients

Pure Vegan, Advanced Veganxtendlife Multi-xtra
Digeseb Plus® is a proprietary blend of enzymes which help digest food, minerals and proteinsMicrocrystalline Cellulose, Dextrose, Clear Glaze (Talc, Polyvinyl Alcohol, Polyethylene Glycol and Polysorbate 80), Silicon Dioxide, Sodium Carboxymethyl Cellulose, Maltodextrin

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