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What makes Centrum® MultiGummies® Women different from Centrum® MultiGummies® Adults multivitamins?

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Centrum® MultiGummies® Women builds off of the same great formula as Centrum® MultiGummies® Adults and is personalized to better meet the nutritional needs of women. Centrum® MultiGummies® Women contains calcium, a key nutrient for women’s health and also have higher levels of Vitamin B6. The formula helps to support energy, immunity, metabolism and healthy appearance. *

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What makes Centrum® MultiGummies® Men different from Centrum® MultiGummies® Adults multivitamins?

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Centrum® MultiGummies® Men builds off of the same great formula as Centrum® MultiGummies® Adults and is personalized to better meet the nutritional needs of men. Centrum® MultiGummies® Men contains higher levels of vitamins C, B6, B12 and Selenium, key nutrients needed to help support energy, immunity, muscle function, metabolism and overall Men’s health. *

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How many calories do Centrum® MultiGummies® Men & Women contain?

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For Centrum® MultiGummies® Men & Women, based on the recommended serving size of 2 gummies, the calories are 10 per serving (5 calories per Gummy).

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Are Centrum® products non-GMO?

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Centrum® and Centrum® Silver® Tablets are now-verified non-GMO. Please visit our non-GMO standard page to learn more about what we mean by non-GMO.

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What does folic acid do?

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Folic acid, one of the B vitamins, is required for normal cell division, protein metabolism, and formation of DNA and neurotransmitters.* In addition, folic acid plays a role in healthy birth outcomes.

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What do lutein and zeaxanthin do?

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Lutein and zeaxanthin, are carotenoids that concentrate in the macular area of the eye and can protect against oxidative stress.*

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How do vitamins A, C, E and zinc support my vision health?

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These nutrients are known to play a role in maintaining eye health and structure along with having antioxidant properties and support healthy eyes as you age.*

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What are the benefits of Ginseng and B vitamins?

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B-vitamins (such as thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, B6, B12, biotin and pantothenic acid) play an important role in converting proteins, fats and carbohydrates to energy. For thousands of years, ginseng root has been used in China, Korea, and Japan because of its reported benefit of feelings of vitality and wellbeing.*

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Do Centrum® multivitamins contain fiber?

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Centrum multivitamins contain a negligible amount of fiber to serve as a binder for the tablets, rather than acting as a dietary fiber supplement. Centrum multivitamins are currently not formulated to be a source of dietary fiber.

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If I am lactose-intolerant, can I take Centrum® multivitamins?

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Centrum® offers a variety of multivitamins that are safe to take if you are lactose-intolerant. If you have any questions, please consult a physician.

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Do Centrum® multivitamins contain Gluten?

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Centrum® Tablets, Centrum® Silver®, Centrum® MultiGummies®, Centrum® VitaMints®, Centrum® Flavorburst® products are gluten free*.

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How do I know which Centrum® multivitamin formula is right for me?

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Centrum offers a range of multivitamins. Depending on your age, gender, and specific health goals, some multivitamins may be more beneficial to your health than others. To find out which Centrum product is right for you, take our quick and easy self-assessment: http://www.centrum.com/find-your-centrum.

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What is the difference between Centrum® Adults and Centrum® Silver® Adults multivitamins?

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Centrum® Silver® Adults have been specifically formulated to help meet the nutritional needs of Adults 50 years of age and over. As you age, your body’s physiological needs, as well as your dietary intake changes. Centrum® Silver® Adults takes into consideration these physiological changes, the Recommended Dietary Reference Intakes (DRI) and the average American diet, to bring you a formula designed to help meet the changing needs of Adults.

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What makes Centrum® Men different from Centrum® Adults multivitamins?

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Centrum® Men builds off of the same great formula as Centrum® Adults, but is personalized with nutrients specific to help support Men’s health. Centrum Men contains higher levels of vitamins C, E, and K as well as calcium, magnesium, selenium, lycopene, copper, and molybdenum, all key nutrients needed to help support Men’s health.*

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What makes Centrum® Women different from Centrum® Adults multivitamins?

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Centrum® Women builds off of the same great formula as Centrum® Adults, but is personalized with nutrients specific to help support Women’s health. Centrum Women contains higher levels of vitamins C, E, and K, as well as biotin, pantothenic acid, calcium, magnesium, copper, and molybdenum all key nutrients needed to help support Women’s health.*

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What makes Centrum® Silver® Men different from Centrum® Silver® Adults multivitamins?

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Centrum® Silver® Men builds off of the same great formula as Centrum® Silver® Adults, but is personalized with nutrients specific to help support Men’s health after the age of 50. Centrum® Silver® Men contains higher levels of vitamins A, C, E, K, B6, and B12, as well as calcium, zinc, selenium copper, manganese, chromium, molybdenum, lutein, and lycopene, all key nutrients needed to help support Men’s health after the age of 50.*

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What makes Centrum® Silver® Women different from Centrum® Silver® Adults multivitamins?

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Centrum® Silver® Women builds off of the same great formula as Centrum® Silver® Adults, but is personalized with nutrients specific to help support Women’s health after the age of 50. Centrum® Silver® Women contains higher levels of vitamins A, C, E, K, B6, and B12, as well as calcium, zinc, chromium, molybdenum, and lutein, all key nutrients needed to help support Women’s health after the age of 50.*

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What are DHA and EPA?

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DHA and EPa are omega 3 essential fatty acids that play important roles in the development of our bodies. DHA is an essential component of the brain and eyes and is important for healthy visual and mental development in utero and through infancy. Studies show that EPA may help with the transport of DHA across the placenta.

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What do we mean by the DHA to EPA ratio? And why is that important?

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Centrum Specialist® Prenatal provides approximately 40mg of EPA and 200mg of DHA. This is a ratio of approximately 1:5mg EPA. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) suggests women take 200 to 300mg of DHA per day during pregnancy and breastfeeding. While there is currently no recommended daily allowance of EPA, the International Society for the Study of Fatty Acids and Lipids (ISSFAL) advises that supplemental levels of EPA do not exceed DHA.

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How are Centrum Specialist® Energy multivitamins different from Centrum Performance® multivitamins?

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Centrum Specialist® Energy multivitamins are the same formula as Centrum Performance® -- in a new package design.

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How is Centrum Specialist® Energy specially formulated to support my energy needs?

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Centrum Specialist® Energy is an enhanced complete multivitamin. It is specially formulated with Ginseng and higher levels*1 of B vitamins such as niacin, thiamin, riboflavin as well as vitamins B6 and B12.

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How are Centrum Specialist® Heart multivitamins different from Centrum Cardio® multivitamins?

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Centrum Specialist® Heart multivitamins are the same formula as Centrum Cardio® -- in a new package design.

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How is Centrum Specialist® Heart specially formulated to support my heart health‡‡?

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Centrum Specialist® Heart is an enhanced complete multivitamin. It is specially formulated with heart-healthy nutrients, such as vitamins B6, B12, and E as well as folic acid.

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