xtendlife Multi-xtra 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
xtendlife Multi-xtra(Daily Dose)Life Extension Two-Per-Day Capsules(Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (as Natural Mixed Carotenoids)5000 IU1500 µg?Vitamin A (as beta-carotene, acetate) (5,000 IU)
Vitamin C (from155 mg470 mg203% ↑Vitamin C (as ascorbic acid, calcium and niacinamide ascorbates)
(from Calcium Ascorbate150 mg
Potassium Ascorbate50 mg
Ascorbyl Palmitate)10 mg
Vitamin D (as Cholecalciferol)500 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 E102 IU67 mg?Vitamin E (as D-alpha tocopheryl succinate, D-alpha tocopherol)
(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)
Vitamin K (as Menaquinone-4)180 µg
Thiamin12 mg75 mg525% ↑Thiamine (vitamin B1) (as thiamine HCI)
(from Thiamin Hydrochloride)13.5 mg
Riboflavin10 mg50 mg400% ↑Riboflavin (vitamin B2) (as riboflavin, riboflavin 5’-phosphate)
(from Riboflavin-5-Phosphate)19.4 mg
Niacin26 mg50 mg92% ↑Niacin (as niacinamide, niacinamide ascorbate)
(from Nicotinic Acid14 mg
Niacinamide)14 mg
Vitamin B68 mg75 mg838% ↑Vitamin B6 (as pyridoxine HCI, pyridoxal 5’-phosphate)
(from Pyridoxal-5-Phosphate)11.7 mg
Folic Acid323 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 Cobamamide)25 µg300 µg1100% ↑Vitamin B12 (as methylcobalamin)
Biotin400 µg300 µg-25% ↓Biotin
Pantothenic Acid41 mg50 mg22% ↑Pantothenic acid (as D-calcium pantothenate)
(from Calcium Pantothenate)45.3 mg
Calcium (from65 mg
Calcium Carbonate (from Red Algae (Lithothamnium species),100 mg
Calcium Ascorbate150 mg
Calcium Magnesium Inositol Hexaphosphate60 mg
Dicalcium Phosphate21 mg
Calcium Panthothenate)45.3 mg
Iodine150 µg150 µg=Iodine (as potassium iodide)
(from Potassium Iodide)197 µg
Magnesium (from64 mg100 mg56% ↑Magnesium (as magnesium oxide)
Magnesium Citrate200 mg
Calcium Magnesium Inositol Hexaphosphate60 mg
Magnesium Stearate)16 mg
Zinc9 mg25 mg178% ↑Zinc (as zinc citrate, L-OptiZinc® zinc mono-L-methionine sulfate)
(from Zinc Citrate)31 mg
Selenium100 µg200 µg100% ↑Selenium [as sodium selenite, SelenoExcell® high selenium yeast, Se-Methyl L-selenocysteine]
(from L-Selenomethionine)250 µg
Copper0.1 mg
(from Copper Gluconate)0.71 mg
Manganese2 mg2 mg=Manganese (as manganese citrate, gluconate)
(from Manganese Citrate)8 mg
Chromium106 µg200 µg89% ↑Chromium [as Crominex® 3+ chromium stabilized with Capros® amla extract (fruit) and PrimaVie® Shilajit]
(from Chromium picolinate)884 µg
Molybdenum64 µg100 µg56% ↑Molybdenum (as molybdenum amino acid chelate)
(from Molybdenum Glycinate)641 µg
Potassium (from47 mg
Tripotassium Citrate100 mg
Potassium Ascorbate50 mg
Potassium Iodide)0.19 mg
MSM (Methylsufonyl Methane)100 mg
Choline Bitartrate95 mg
Inositol (from 50 mg of Inositol and67 mg50 mg-25% ↓Inositol
Inositol Hexaphosphate)60 mg
PABA (p-Aminobenzoic Acid)50 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
Green Tea Extract (from Camellia sinensis, leaf)25 mg
(providing Catechins)18.25 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
Rutin (from Japanese Sophora Bud)9 mg5 mgquercetin [contained in: Bio-Quercetin phytosome (providing 5mg quercetin [from Japanese sophora concentrate (flower bud)], phosphatidylcholine complex [from sunflower])]
Both rutin and quercetin 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."
byJane 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
Piperine4 mg
(from Piper nigrum (Black pepper) extract, fruit)5 mg
Tocotrienol/tocopherol complex from (from1.9 mg20 mgNatural mixed tocopherols (providing gamma, delta, alpha, beta)
Both tocopherol tocotrienol mixture and mixed tocopherols are forms of vitamin E.
Sources:
• "Vitamin E: Function, Deficiency, The RDA, Disease Prevention, Disease Treatment, Sources, Safety and LPI Recommendation"
byJane Higdon, Ph.D and Victoria J. Drake, Ph.D, Linus Pauling Institute
Micro Nutrient Info Center - Vitamin E
• "Technical article on vitamin E: function and metabolism"
byREGINA BRIGELIUS-FLOHÉ and MARET G. TRABER
Vitamin E: function and metabolism
• "Article on the benefits of mixed tocopherols"
Smart Publications
Are you taking the wrong Vitamin E? - Smart Publications
Tocomin® from African Oil Palm)10 mg
Boron600 µg3 mg400% ↑Boron (as boron amino acid chelate)
(from Boron Citrate)12 mg
Lutein500 µg5 mg900% ↑trans-lutein [contained in: Marigold extract (flower) [std. to]
(from Aztec Marigold Flower Extract)10 mg11.12 mgMarigold extract (flower) [std. to [all ingredients are matched elsewhere]
Aztec marigold flower extract is the same species as aztec marigold flower.
Lycopene180 µg1 mg456% ↑Lycopene [from LycoBeads® natural tomato extract (fruit)]
(from Tomato extract)900 mg
Zeaxanthin25 µg155 µg520% ↑trans-zeaxanthin ] [contained in: Marigold extract (flower) [std. to]
(from Aztec Marigold Flower Extract)500 µg
25 mgAlpha lipoic acid
15 mgBio-Quercetin phytosome (providing 5mg quercetin [from Japanese sophora concentrate (flower bud)], phosphatidylcholine complex [from sunflower]) [all ingredients are matched elsewhere]
5 mgApigenin
Nutrients only in xtendlife Multi-xtra
Dose: Adult
Vitamin K (as Menaquinone-4)180 µg
Calcium (from65 mg
Calcium Carbonate (from Red Algae (Lithothamnium species),100 mg
Calcium Ascorbate150 mg
Calcium Magnesium Inositol Hexaphosphate60 mg
Dicalcium Phosphate21 mg
Calcium Panthothenate)45.3 mg
Copper0.1 mg
(from Copper Gluconate)0.71 mg
Potassium (from47 mg
Tripotassium Citrate100 mg
Potassium Ascorbate50 mg
Potassium Iodide)0.19 mg
MSM (Methylsufonyl Methane)100 mg
Choline Bitartrate95 mg
PABA (p-Aminobenzoic Acid)50 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
Green Tea Extract (from Camellia sinensis, leaf)25 mg
(providing Catechins)18.25 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
Nutrients only in Life Extension Two-Per-Day Capsules
Dose: Adult
Alpha lipoic acid25 mg
Bio-Quercetin phytosome (providing 5mg quercetin [from Japanese sophora concentrate (flower bud)], phosphatidylcholine complex [from sunflower]) [all ingredients are matched elsewhere]15 mg
Apigenin5 mg
Other ingredients
xtendlife Multi-xtraLife Extension Two-Per-Day Capsules
Microcrystalline Cellulose, Dextrose, Clear Glaze (Talc, Polyvinyl Alcohol, Polyethylene Glycol and Polysorbate 80), Silicon Dioxide, Sodium Carboxymethyl Cellulose, Maltodextrinstearic acid, croscarmellose sodium, vegetable stearate, silica, aqueous film coating (purified water, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, glycerin), dicalcium phosphate, microcrystalline cellulose, maltodextrin.

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