xtendlife Total Balance Unisex Premium vs NOW Foods ADAM™ Superior Men’s Multi Softgels

All of the differences set out neatly so that you can make a choice between them.

Complete nutritional comparison


Ingredient
xtendlife Total Balance Unisex Premium(Daily Dose)NOW Foods ADAM™ Superior Men's Multi Softgels(Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (as Natural mixed carotenoids from5000 IU3000 µg?Vitamin A
Beta-carotene from fermentation of Blakeslea trispora and32.5 mg[60% as Beta Carotene (Betatene®) and
mixed carotenoids from Dunaliella salina)15 mg
40% as Retinyl Palmitate ]
Vitamin C (from287 mg250 mg-13% ↓Vitamin C (from Calcium Ascorbate)
Calcium ascorbate180 mg
Potassium ascorbate200 mg
Ascorbyl palmitate)40 mg
Vitamin D (as Cholecalciferol)500 IU25 µg?Vitamin D-3 (as Cholecalciferol) (1,000 IU)
Vitamin E103 IU100 mg?Vitamin E (as d-alpha Tocopherol)
(as D-Alpha tocopheryl succinate from vegetable oils & 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)19.5 mg
Niacin (from26 mg35 mg35% ↑Niacin (Vitamin B-3) (as Niacinamide)
Nicotinic acid14 mg
Niacinamide)14 mg
Vitamin B68 mg25 mg213% ↑Vitamin B-6 (from Pyridoxine HCl and Pyridoxal-5-Phosphate (P-5-P))
(from Pyridoxal-5-phosphate)11.7 mg
Folic Acid322 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)
Biotin399 µg300 µg-25% ↓Biotin
Pantothenic Acid41 mg50 mg22% ↑Pantothenic Acid (Vitamin B-5) (from Calcium Pantothenate)
(from Calcium pantothenate)45.3 mg
Calcium (from47 mg55 mg17% ↑Calcium (from Cal. Ascorbate, Aquamin® Seaweed Derived Minerals and Calcium Pantothenate)
Calcium ascorbate180 mg
Calcium carbonate (from Lithothamnium algae)100 mg
Dicalcium phosphate70 mg
Calcium magnesium Inositol hexaphosphate60 mg
Calcium panthothenate)45.3 mg
Phosphorus (from26 mg
Dicalcium phosphate70 mg
Calcium magnesium inositol hexaphosphate60 mg
Pyridoxal-5-phosphate11.7 mg
Riboflavin-5-phosphate)19.5 mg
Iodine150 µg225 µg50% ↑Iodine (from Potassium Iodide)
(from Potassium iodide)197 µg
Magnesium (from68 mg25 mg-63% ↓Magnesium (from Magnesium Citrate and Aquamin® Seaweed Derived Minerals)
Magnesium citrate,200 mg
Magnesium stearate110 mg
Calcium magnesium inositol hexaphosphate)60 mg
Zinc9 mg15 mg67% ↑Zinc (from Zinc Picolinate)
(from Zinc citrate)31.1 mg
Selenium100 µg200 µg100% ↑Selenium (from Selenium Glycinate Complex) (Albion™)
(from L-selenomethionine)250 µg
Copper0.1 mg0.5 mg399% ↑Copper (from Copper Bisglycinate) (TRAACS™)
(from Copper gluconate)0.72 mg
Manganese2 mg2 mg0%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)642 µg
Potassium (from74 mg25 mg-66% ↓Potassium (from Potassium Chloride)
Potassium ascorbate200 mg
Tripotassium citrate100 mg
Potassium iodide)0.2 mg
RNA (ribonucleic acid, from yeast)150 mg
Green tea extract (from Camellia sinensis, leaf)100 mg
(providing catechins)77 mg
Milk thistle extract (from Silybum marianum, seed)100 mg
(providing Silymarins)80 mg
MSM (Methyl sufonylmethane)100 mg
Soy lecithin100 mg25 mgCholine (from Choline Bitartrate)
Soy lecithin (unrefined) contains phosphatidyl choline. Phosphatidyl choline contains choline.
Sources:
• "SoyInfo Center: Soy from a historical perspective"
Soyinfo Center
SoyInfo Center
• "PubChem, released in 2004, provides information on the biological activities of small molecules."
National Center for Biotechnology Information - USA
PubChem
(a source of Phosphatidyl choline)
Betain HCl98 mg
Choline bitartrate95 mg
DMG (Dimethylglycine) HCL90 mg
Hesperidin (from Citrus aurantium (Bitter orange), fruit)74 mg
N-acetyl glucosamine (from Crustacean shells)79 mg
N-acetyl L-cysteine74 mg
Inositol (from 50 mg of Inositol and59 mg10 mg-83% ↓Inositol
Calcium magnesium inositol hexaphosphate)60 mg
SAMe51 mg
(from S-adenoslymethionine tosylate)95 mg
Bacopa extract (Bacopa monnieri, leaf)50 mg
(providing bacosides)15 mg
Nigella (Black cumin) extract (from Nigella sativa, seed) (equivalent to 190mg of Black cumin seeds)50 mg
Ginkgo extract (from Ginkgo Biloba, leaf)50 mg
(providing ginkgo flavonoglycosides11 mg
and terpenelactones)2.7 mg
Guggul gum extract (from Commiphora mukul, gum)50 mg
(providing guggulsterones)1.25 mg
PABA (p-Aminobenzoic acid)50 mg
Masson Pine bark extract (from Pinus massoniana, bark)50 mg
(providing proanthocyanadins)47.5 mg
Tumeric extract (from Curcuma longa, root)50 mg
(providing curcuminoids)47.5 mg
Alpha lipoic acid49 mg25 mg-49% ↓Alpha Lipoic Acid
Myricetin49 mg
(from Myrica cerifera (Bayberry) extract, leaf)70 mg
Horsetail extract (from Equisetum arvense, leaf & stem)40 mg
Ginger extract (Zingiber officinale, root)30 mg
(providing gingerols)1.5 mg
Grape seed extract (from Vitis vinifera species, seed)30 mg25 mg-17% ↓Grape Seed Extract (Vitis vinifera)
Comparison figures for extracts, concentrates and complexes should not be relied on. The original ingredients and extraction processes may differ widely.
(providing at least 450 mg/g phenolics)
Mineral sea salts (providing trace elements including Rubidium, Strontium and Tungsten)30 mg
Piperine28 mg
(from Piper nigrum (Black pepper) extract, fruit)30 mg
Trans-resveratrol25 mg
(from Polygonum cuspidatum (Japanese knotweed), root extract)50 mg
Coenzyme Q-10 (Kaneka Ubidecarenone Ubiquinone)19 mg10 mg-47% ↓CoQ10 (as Ubiquinone)
Luteolin (from Arachis hypogaea (Peanut) extract, shell)18 mg
Alfafa extract (from Medicago sativa, aerial parts) equivalent to 120mg fresh alfafa)10 mg
Phosphatidyl L-serine10 mg
(from Soybean lecithin)50 mg
Policosanol8 mg
(from Sugar cane extract)8.9 mg
ATP (Adenosine triphosphate, from Yeast)5 mg
Tocotrienol/tocopherol complex (from1.9 mg
Tocomin® from African Oil Palm)10 mg
Lycopene900 µg3 mg233% ↑Lycopene (LYC-O-MATO®) (from Tomato Extract)
(from Tomato extract)4.5 mg
Boron600 µg
(from Boron Citrate)12 mg
Amino Acid Blend804 mg
L-carnosine99 mg
L-arginine HCL90 mg
L-tyrosine90 mg
L-lysine HCL89.19 mg
L-methionine89.19 mg
L-ornithine HCL50 mg
L-proline49.95 mg
L-cysteine49.75 mg
L-glutamine49.6 mg
L-pyroglutamic acid49.5 mg
Taurine49.25 mg
Reduced L-glutathione49 mg
Eznyme Blend240 mg
Bromelain (from Pineapple stem)80 mg
Papain (from Carica papaya (Papaya), fruit)80 mg
Amylase (from fermentation of Aspergillus oryzae)50 mg
Lipase (from fermentation of Aspergillus niger)30 mg
Immunity Stimulating Blend147 mg
Aloe vera (Aloe barbadensis, leaf juice powder) (equivalent to 10,000 mg of Aloe leaf juice)50 mg
Olive leaf extract (Olea europea)50 mg
(providing oleuropein)7.5 mg
Beta glucan (from yeast)35 mg
Tea polysaccharides12.5 mg
(from Camellia sinensis, leaf)50 mg
Eye Health Blend53 mg
Bilberry extract (Vaccinum myrtillus, fruit)40 mg
(providing 10 mg of proanthocyanins and
anthocyanins)
Rutin (from Saphorae japonica, bud)9.85 mg
Lutein2.5 mg500 µg-80% ↓Lutein (FloraGLO®) (from Marigold Flowers)
(from Aztec marigold, flower)50 mg
Astaxanthin800 µg
(from haematococcus pluvialis)26.6 mg
Zeaxanthin500 µg
(from Aztec marigold, flower)10 mg
160 mgSaw Palmetto Extract (Berry) (Serenoa repens) (min. 85% Fatty Acids)
50 mgPhytosterols (Plant Sterols)
(with Beta-Sitosterol)
Nutrients only in xtendlife Total Balance Unisex Premium
Dose: Adult
Phosphorus (from26 mg
Dicalcium phosphate70 mg
Calcium magnesium inositol hexaphosphate60 mg
Pyridoxal-5-phosphate11.7 mg
Riboflavin-5-phosphate)19.5 mg
RNA (ribonucleic acid, from yeast)150 mg
Green tea extract (from Camellia sinensis, leaf)100 mg
(providing catechins)77 mg
Milk thistle extract (from Silybum marianum, seed)100 mg
(providing Silymarins)80 mg
MSM (Methyl sufonylmethane)100 mg
Betain HCl98 mg
Choline bitartrate95 mg
DMG (Dimethylglycine) HCL90 mg
Hesperidin (from Citrus aurantium (Bitter orange), fruit)74 mg
N-acetyl glucosamine (from Crustacean shells)79 mg
N-acetyl L-cysteine74 mg
SAMe51 mg
(from S-adenoslymethionine tosylate)95 mg
Bacopa extract (Bacopa monnieri, leaf)50 mg
(providing bacosides)15 mg
Nigella (Black cumin) extract (from Nigella sativa, seed) (equivalent to 190mg of Black cumin seeds)50 mg
Ginkgo extract (from Ginkgo Biloba, leaf)50 mg
(providing ginkgo flavonoglycosides11 mg
and terpenelactones)2.7 mg
Guggul gum extract (from Commiphora mukul, gum)50 mg
(providing guggulsterones)1.25 mg
PABA (p-Aminobenzoic acid)50 mg
Masson Pine bark extract (from Pinus massoniana, bark)50 mg
(providing proanthocyanadins)47.5 mg
Tumeric extract (from Curcuma longa, root)50 mg
(providing curcuminoids)47.5 mg
Myricetin49 mg
(from Myrica cerifera (Bayberry) extract, leaf)70 mg
Horsetail extract (from Equisetum arvense, leaf & stem)40 mg
Ginger extract (Zingiber officinale, root)30 mg
(providing gingerols)1.5 mg
Mineral sea salts (providing trace elements including Rubidium, Strontium and Tungsten)30 mg
Piperine28 mg
(from Piper nigrum (Black pepper) extract, fruit)30 mg
Trans-resveratrol25 mg
(from Polygonum cuspidatum (Japanese knotweed), root extract)50 mg
Luteolin (from Arachis hypogaea (Peanut) extract, shell)18 mg
Alfafa extract (from Medicago sativa, aerial parts) equivalent to 120mg fresh alfafa)10 mg
Phosphatidyl L-serine10 mg
(from Soybean lecithin)50 mg
Policosanol8 mg
(from Sugar cane extract)8.9 mg
ATP (Adenosine triphosphate, from Yeast)5 mg
Tocotrienol/tocopherol complex (from1.9 mg
Tocomin® from African Oil Palm)10 mg
Boron600 µg
(from Boron Citrate)12 mg
Amino Acid Blend804 mg
L-carnosine99 mg
L-arginine HCL90 mg
L-tyrosine90 mg
L-lysine HCL89.19 mg
L-methionine89.19 mg
L-ornithine HCL50 mg
L-proline49.95 mg
L-cysteine49.75 mg
L-glutamine49.6 mg
L-pyroglutamic acid49.5 mg
Taurine49.25 mg
Reduced L-glutathione49 mg
Eznyme Blend240 mg
Bromelain (from Pineapple stem)80 mg
Papain (from Carica papaya (Papaya), fruit)80 mg
Amylase (from fermentation of Aspergillus oryzae)50 mg
Lipase (from fermentation of Aspergillus niger)30 mg
Immunity Stimulating Blend147 mg
Aloe vera (Aloe barbadensis, leaf juice powder) (equivalent to 10,000 mg of Aloe leaf juice)50 mg
Olive leaf extract (Olea europea)50 mg
(providing oleuropein)7.5 mg
Beta glucan (from yeast)35 mg
Tea polysaccharides12.5 mg
(from Camellia sinensis, leaf)50 mg
Eye Health Blend53 mg
Bilberry extract (Vaccinum myrtillus, fruit)40 mg
(providing 10 mg of proanthocyanins and
anthocyanins)
Rutin (from Saphorae japonica, bud)9.85 mg
Astaxanthin800 µg
(from haematococcus pluvialis)26.6 mg
Zeaxanthin500 µg
(from Aztec marigold, flower)10 mg
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)
Other ingredients
xtendlife Total Balance Unisex PremiumNOW Foods ADAM™ Superior Men's Multi Softgels
Microcrystalline cellulose, Dextrose, Enteric Coating (Purified water, Ethylcellulose, Ammonium hydroxide, Medium chain triglycerides, Oleic acid, Sodium carboxymethyl cellulose, Talc, Polydextrose), Maltodextrin, Silicon dioxide, Sodium carboxymethyl celluloseSoftgel 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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