xtendlife Multi-xtra vs NOW Foods ADAM™ Superior Men’s Multi Softgels

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Complete nutritional comparison


Ingredient
xtendlife Multi-xtra(Daily Dose)NOW Foods ADAM™ Superior Men's Multi Softgels(Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (as Natural Mixed Carotenoids)5000 IU3000 µg?Vitamin A
[60% as Beta Carotene (Betatene®) and
40% as Retinyl Palmitate ]
Vitamin C (from155 mg250 mg61% ↑Vitamin C (from Calcium Ascorbate)
(from Calcium Ascorbate150 mg
Potassium Ascorbate50 mg
Ascorbyl Palmitate)10 mg
Vitamin D (as Cholecalciferol)500 IU25 µg?Vitamin D-3 (as Cholecalciferol) (1,000 IU)
Vitamin E102 IU100 mg?Vitamin E (as 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 µg80 µg-56% ↓Vitamin K (as Menaquinone and Phytonadione)
Thiamin12 mg25 mg108% ↑Thiamin (Vit. B-1) (from Thiamin HCl)
(from Thiamin Hydrochloride)13.5 mg
Riboflavin10 mg25 mg150% ↑Riboflavin (Vitamin B-2)
(from Riboflavin-5-Phosphate)19.4 mg
Niacin26 mg35 mg35% ↑Niacin (Vitamin B-3) (as Niacinamide)
(from Nicotinic Acid14 mg
Niacinamide)14 mg
Vitamin B68 mg25 mg212% ↑Vitamin B-6 (from Pyridoxine HCl and Pyridoxal-5-Phosphate (P-5-P))
(from Pyridoxal-5-Phosphate)11.7 mg
Folic Acid323 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 Cobamamide)25 µg120 µg380% ↑Vitamin B-12 (as Methylcobalamin)
Biotin400 µg300 µg-25% ↓Biotin
Pantothenic Acid41 mg50 mg22% ↑Pantothenic Acid (Vitamin B-5) (from Calcium Pantothenate)
(from Calcium Pantothenate)45.3 mg
Calcium (from65 mg55 mg-15% ↓Calcium (from Cal. Ascorbate, Aquamin® Seaweed Derived Minerals and Calcium Pantothenate)
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 µg225 µg50% ↑Iodine (from Potassium Iodide)
(from Potassium Iodide)197 µg
Magnesium (from64 mg25 mg-61% ↓Magnesium (from Magnesium Citrate and Aquamin® Seaweed Derived Minerals)
Magnesium Citrate200 mg
Calcium Magnesium Inositol Hexaphosphate60 mg
Magnesium Stearate)16 mg
Zinc9 mg15 mg67% ↑Zinc (from Zinc Picolinate)
(from Zinc Citrate)31 mg
Selenium100 µg200 µg100% ↑Selenium (from Selenium Glycinate Complex) (Albion™)
(from L-Selenomethionine)250 µg
Copper0.1 mg0.5 mg400% ↑Copper (from Copper Bisglycinate) (TRAACS™)
(from Copper Gluconate)0.71 mg
Manganese2 mg2 mg=Manganese (from Manganese Bisglycinate) (TRAACS™)
(from Manganese Citrate)8 mg
Chromium106 µg120 µg13% ↑Chromium (from Chromium Nicotinate Glycinate) (TRAACS™)
(from Chromium picolinate)884 µg
Molybdenum64 µg75 µg17% ↑Molybdenum (from Molybdenum Glycinate) (TRAACS™)
(from Molybdenum Glycinate)641 µg
Potassium (from47 mg25 mg-47% ↓Potassium (from Potassium Chloride)
Tripotassium Citrate100 mg
Potassium Ascorbate50 mg
Potassium Iodide)0.19 mg
MSM (Methylsufonyl Methane)100 mg
Choline Bitartrate95 mg25 mgCholine (from Choline Bitartrate)
Choline bitartrate contains choline.
Sources:
• "Tool for calculating molecular weights"
bywebqc.org, webqc.org
Web QC - Molecular Weight Calculation Tool
Inositol (from 50 mg of Inositol and67 mg10 mg-85% ↓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 mg25 mgGrape Seed Extract (Vitis vinifera)
Green tea extract contains epigallocatechin 3-O-gallate. Both epigallocatechin 3-O-gallate and procyanidin B2 3,3'-di-O-gallate are forms of flavanol. Grape seed extract contains procyanidin B2 3,3'-di-O-gallate.
Sources:
• "Phenol Explorer - free access tool showing the amount of polyphenols in foods and metabolites"
byVarious, 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 "
byFereidoon Shahidi, Marian Naczk
• "Study on procyanidin B2 3,3″-di-O-gallate and prostrate cancer"
byAlpna 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
(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 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 mg10 mgCoQ10 (as Ubiquinone)
Tocomin ® contains coenzyme Q10.
Sources:
• "Tocomin Tocotrienols Complex - A Potent Natural Neuroprotective Vitamin "
byDr. Sharon Ling (B.Pharm, Ph.D.), Carotech
Tocomin Tocotrienols Complex
Boron600 µg
(from Boron Citrate)12 mg
Lutein500 µg500 µg=Lutein (FloraGLO®) (from Marigold Flowers)
(from Aztec Marigold Flower Extract)10 mg
Lycopene180 µg3 mg1567% ↑Lycopene (LYC-O-MATO®) (from Tomato Extract)
(from Tomato extract)900 mg
Zeaxanthin25 µg
(from Aztec Marigold Flower Extract)500 µg
160 mgSaw Palmetto Extract (Berry) (Serenoa repens) (min. 85% Fatty Acids)
50 mgPhytosterols (Plant Sterols)
(with Beta-Sitosterol)
25 mgAlpha Lipoic Acid
Nutrients only in xtendlife Multi-xtra
Dose: Adult
MSM (Methylsufonyl Methane)100 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
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 mg
Piperine4 mg
(from Piper nigrum (Black pepper) extract, fruit)5 mg
Tocotrienol/tocopherol complex from (from1.9 mg
Boron600 µg
(from Boron Citrate)12 mg
Zeaxanthin25 µg
(from Aztec Marigold Flower Extract)500 µg
Nutrients only in NOW Foods ADAM™ Superior Men's Multi Softgels
Dose: Adult
Saw Palmetto Extract (Berry) (Serenoa repens) (min. 85% Fatty Acids)160 mg
Phytosterols (Plant Sterols)50 mg
(with Beta-Sitosterol)
Alpha Lipoic Acid25 mg
Other ingredients
xtendlife Multi-xtraNOW Foods ADAM™ Superior Men's Multi Softgels
Microcrystalline Cellulose, Dextrose, Clear Glaze (Talc, Polyvinyl Alcohol, Polyethylene Glycol and Polysorbate 80), Silicon Dioxide, Sodium Carboxymethyl Cellulose, MaltodextrinSoftgel 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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