Swanson Just One Multi with Iron vs Life Extension Two-Per-Day Capsules

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Complete nutritional comparison



Ingredient
Swanson Just One Multi with Iron (Daily Dose)Life Extension Two-Per-Day Capsules (Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (as acetate)1500 mcg RAE1500 mcg RAE=Vitamin A (as beta-carotene, acetate) (5,000 IU)
Vitamin C (as ascorbic acid)90 mg470 mg422% ↑Vitamin C (as ascorbic acid, calcium and niacinamide ascorbates)
Vitamin D (from cholecalciferol)10 µg50 µg400% ↑Vitamin 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"
by Jane 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"
by Richard S. Bak, Ph.D., Warde Medical Laboratory
Vitamin D and Metabolites
• "Human trial comparing potencies of Vitamins D2 and D3"
by Robert 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 tocopheryl succinate)20 mg67 mg235% ↑Vitamin E (as D-alpha tocopheryl succinate, D-alpha tocopherol)
D alpha tocopherol is also called vitamin E.
Sources:
• "Dietary supplement ingredient database: unit conversion tables"
National Institute of Health
Unit conversions for vitamins
Vitamin K (from phylloquinone)25 µg
Thiamin (thiamin mononitrate) (vitamin B1)2.3 mg75 mg3161% ↑Thiamine (vitamin B1) (as thiamine HCI)
Riboflavin (vitamin B2)2.6 mg50 mg1823% ↑Riboflavin (vitamin B2) (as riboflavin, riboflavin 5’-phosphate)
Niacin (as niacinamide)20 mg NE50 mg NE150% ↑Niacin (as niacinamide, niacinamide ascorbate)
Vitamin B6 (from pyridoxine HCl)3 mg75 mg2400% ↑Vitamin B6 (as pyridoxine HCI, pyridoxal 5’-phosphate)
Folate (400 mcg folic acid)667 mcg DFE680 mcg DFE2% ↑Folate (as L-5-methyltetrahydrofolate calcium salt)
Vitamin B12 (as cyanocobalamin)9 µg300 µg3233% ↑Vitamin B12 (as methylcobalamin)
Biotin25 µg300 µg1100% ↑Biotin
Pantothenic Acid (as d-calcium pantothenate)10 mg50 mg400% ↑Pantothenic acid (as D-calcium pantothenate)
Calcium (from calcium carbonate)162 mg
Iron (from ferrous fumarate)27 mg
lodine (from potassium iodide)150 µg150 µg=Iodine (as potassium iodide)
Magnesium (from magnesium oxide)100 mg100 mg=Magnesium (as magnesium oxide)
Zinc (from zinc sulfate)15 mg25 mg67% ↑Zinc (as zinc citrate, L-OptiZinc® zinc mono-L-methionine sulfate)
Selenium (from sodium selenate)25 µg200 µg700% ↑Selenium [as sodium selenite, SelenoExcell® high selenium yeast, Se-Methyl L-selenocysteine]
Copper (from copper gluconate)2 mg
Manganese (from manganese sulfate)5 mg2 mg-60% ↓Manganese (as manganese citrate, gluconate)
Chromium (from chromium chloride)25 µg200 µg700% ↑Chromium [as Crominex® 3+ chromium stabilized with Capros® amla extract (fruit) and PrimaVie® Shilajit]
Molybdenum (from sodium molybdate)25 µg100 µg300% ↑Molybdenum (as molybdenum amino acid chelate)
Potassium (from potassium chloride)57.2 mg
50 mgInositol
25 mgAlpha lipoic acid
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])
5 mgquercetin
11.12 mgMarigold extract (flower) [std. to
5 mgtrans-lutein
155 µgtrans-zeaxanthin ]
5 mgApigenin
3 mgBoron (as boron amino acid chelate)
1 mgLycopene [from LycoBeads® natural tomato extract (fruit)]

Nutrients exclusive to Swanson Just One Multi with Iron

Dose: Adult
Vitamin K (from phylloquinone)25 µg
Calcium (from calcium carbonate)162 mg
Iron (from ferrous fumarate)27 mg
Copper (from copper gluconate)2 mg
Potassium (from potassium chloride)57.2 mg

Nutrients exclusive to Life Extension Two-Per-Day Capsules

Dose: Adult
Inositol50 mg
Alpha lipoic acid25 mg
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])15 mg
quercetin5 mg
Marigold extract (flower) [std. to11.12 mg
trans-lutein5 mg
trans-zeaxanthin ]155 µg
Apigenin5 mg
Boron (as boron amino acid chelate)3 mg
Lycopene [from LycoBeads® natural tomato extract (fruit)]1 mg

Other ingredients

Swanson Just One Multi with IronLife Extension Two-Per-Day Capsules
Microcrystalline cellulose, stearic acid, croscarmellose sodium, maltodextrin, aqueous film coating (purified water, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, polyethylene glycol), magnesium stearate.stearic acid, croscarmellose sodium, vegetable stearate, silica, aqueous film coating (purified water, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, glycerin), dicalcium phosphate, microcrystalline cellulose, maltodextrin.

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