Trace Minerals Research, Kid’s Multi vs NOW Foods ADAM™ Superior Men’s Multi Softgels

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Complete nutritional comparison


Ingredient
Trace Minerals Research, Kid's Multi(Daily Dose)NOW Foods ADAM™ Superior Men's Multi Softgels(Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (as Palmitate)2500 IU3000 µg?Vitamin A
[60% as Beta Carotene (Betatene®) and
40% as Retinyl Palmitate ]
Vitamin C (as Ascorbic acid)250 mg250 mg=Vitamin C (from Calcium Ascorbate)
Vitamin D3 (as Cholecalciferol)950 IU25 µgVitamin D-3 (as Cholecalciferol) (1,000 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-a Tocopherol)30 IU100 mg?Vitamin E (as d-alpha Tocopherol)
Thiamin (Thamin HCl) (Vitamin B1)1.5 mg25 mg1567% ↑Thiamin (Vit. B-1) (from Thiamin HCl)
Riboflavin (Vitamin B2)1.5 mg25 mg1567% ↑Riboflavin (Vitamin B-2)
Niacin (Niacinamide) (Vitamin B3)12 mg35 mg192% ↑Niacin (Vitamin B-3) (as Niacinamide)
Vitamin B6 (as Pyridoxine)5 mg25 mg400% ↑Vitamin B-6 (from Pyridoxine HCl and Pyridoxal-5-Phosphate (P-5-P))
Folic acid375 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 Cyanocobalamin)9 µg120 µg1233% ↑Vitamin B-12 (as Methylcobalamin)
Biotin70 µg300 µg329% ↑Biotin
Pantothenic Acid (Calcium pantothenate)10 mg50 mg400% ↑Pantothenic Acid (Vitamin B-5) (from Calcium Pantothenate)
Magnesium (from ConcenTrace®)3 mg25 mg733% ↑Magnesium (from Magnesium Citrate and Aquamin® Seaweed Derived Minerals)
Zinc (as Gluconate)5 mg15 mg200% ↑Zinc (from Zinc Picolinate)
Selenium (as Seleniomethionine)20 µg200 µg900% ↑Selenium (from Selenium Glycinate Complex) (Albion™)
Manganese (as Gluconate)2 mg2 mg=Manganese (from Manganese Bisglycinate) (TRAACS™)
Chromium (as Polynicontinate)10 µg120 µg1100% ↑Chromium (from Chromium Nicotinate Glycinate) (TRAACS™)
Chloride (from ConcenTrace®)75 mg
Potassium (as Citrate)5 mg25 mg400% ↑Potassium (from Potassium Chloride)
ConcenTrace(R) trace mineral complex30 mg
Choline (as Bitartrate)3 mg25 mg733% ↑Choline (from Choline Bitartrate)
Inositol3 mg10 mg233% ↑Inositol
Sulfate (from ConcenTrace®)5 mg
PABA (Para-aminobenzoic acid)45 µg
Boron (from Concentrace®)35 µg
80 µgVitamin K (as Menaquinone and Phytonadione)
55 mgCalcium (from Cal. Ascorbate, Aquamin® Seaweed Derived Minerals and Calcium Pantothenate)
225 µgIodine (from Potassium Iodide)
0.5 mgCopper (from Copper Bisglycinate) (TRAACS™)
75 µgMolybdenum (from Molybdenum Glycinate) (TRAACS™)
160 mgSaw Palmetto Extract (Berry) (Serenoa repens) (min. 85% Fatty Acids)
50 mgPhytosterols (Plant Sterols)
(with Beta-Sitosterol)
25 mgAlpha Lipoic Acid
25 mgGrape Seed Extract (Vitis vinifera)
10 mgCoQ10 (as Ubiquinone)
3 mgLycopene (LYC-O-MATO®) (from Tomato Extract)
500 µgLutein (FloraGLO®) (from Marigold Flowers)
Nutrients only in Trace Minerals Research, Kid's Multi
Dose: Child
Chloride (from ConcenTrace®)75 mg
ConcenTrace(R) trace mineral complex30 mg
Sulfate (from ConcenTrace®)5 mg
PABA (Para-aminobenzoic acid)45 µg
Boron (from Concentrace®)35 µg
Nutrients only in NOW Foods ADAM™ Superior Men's Multi Softgels
Dose: Adult
Vitamin K (as Menaquinone and Phytonadione)80 µg
Calcium (from Cal. Ascorbate, Aquamin® Seaweed Derived Minerals and Calcium Pantothenate)55 mg
Iodine (from Potassium Iodide)225 µg
Copper (from Copper Bisglycinate) (TRAACS™)0.5 mg
Molybdenum (from Molybdenum Glycinate) (TRAACS™)75 µg
Saw Palmetto Extract (Berry) (Serenoa repens) (min. 85% Fatty Acids)160 mg
Phytosterols (Plant Sterols)50 mg
(with Beta-Sitosterol)
Alpha Lipoic Acid25 mg
Grape Seed Extract (Vitis vinifera)25 mg
CoQ10 (as Ubiquinone)10 mg
Lycopene (LYC-O-MATO®) (from Tomato Extract)3 mg
Lutein (FloraGLO®) (from Marigold Flowers)500 µg
Other ingredients
Trace Minerals Research, Kid's MultiNOW Foods ADAM™ Superior Men's Multi Softgels
Purified water, juice concentrate blend (pineapple, peach, pear), pure cane sugar, glycerine, natural flavor, xanthan gum, potassium sorbate, potassium benzoate, stevia leaf extract.Softgel 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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