Centrum Adults vs USANA Cellsentials Pack

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

Complete nutritional comparison


Ingredient
Centrum Adults(Daily Dose)USANA Cellsentials Pack(Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (29% as Beta-Carotene)3500 IU12000 IU243% ↑VITAMIN A (AS
3000 IU25% RETINYL ACETATE AND
75% AS BETA CAROTENE AND MIXED CAROTENOIDS)
Vitamin C60 mg1000 mg1567% ↑VITAMIN C (AS POLY C® BLEND: CALCIUM, POTASSIUM, MAGNESIUM AND ZINC ASCORBATES)
Vitamin D1000 IU2000 IUVITAMIN D3 (AS CHOLECALCIFEROL)
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 E30 IU200 IU567% ↑VITAMIN E (AS D-ALPHA TOCOPHERYL SUCCINATE)
Vitamin K25 µg540 µg2060% ↑VITAMIN K (AS K1 [PHYTONADIONE] AND K2 [MK-7 MENAQUINONE])
Thiamin1.5 mg30 mg1900% ↑VITAMIN B1 (AS THIAMIN HCL)
Thiamine is also called vitamin B1.
Sources:
• "PubChem: Thiamine - Compound Summary CID 1130"
National Center for Biotechnology Information - USA
PubChem: Thiamine - Compound Summary
• "Thiamin's function, deficiency symptoms and causes, toxicity, drug interactions and recommended daily intake."
byJane Higdon, Ph.D and Victoria J. Drake, Ph.D, Christopher Bates, D.Phil, Linus Pauling Institute
Micro Nutrient Info Center - Thiamin
Riboflavin1.7 mg30 mg1665% ↑VITAMIN B2 (AS RIBOFLAVIN)
Riboflavin is also called vitamin B2.
Sources:
• "PubChem: Riboflavin - Compound Summary (CID 493570)"
National Center for Biotechnology Information - USA
PubChem: Riboflavin - Compound Summary
• "Riboflavin / Vitamin B2 metabolism, antioxidant function, nutrient interactions, deficiency, RDA, safety, supplements and LPI recommendation"
byJane Higdon, Ph.D and Victoria J. Drake, Ph.D, Linus Pauling Institute
Micro Nutrient Info Center - Riboflavin
Niacin20 mg40 mg100% ↑NIACIN (AS NIACINAMIDE AND NIACIN)
Vitamin B62 mg32 mg1500% ↑VITAMIN B6 (AS PYRIDOXINE HCL)
Folic Acid400 µg600 µgFOLATE (AS 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 B126 µg200 µg3233% ↑VITAMIN B12 (AS CYANOCOBALAMIN)
Biotin30 µg300 µg900% ↑BIOTIN
Pantothenic Acid10 mg90 mg800% ↑PANTOTHENIC ACID (AS D-CALCIUM PANTOTHENATE)
Calcium200 mg225 mg12% ↑CALCIUM (AS CALCIUM CITRATE AND CALCIUM ASCORBATE)
Iron18 mg
Phosphorus20 mg
Iodine150 µg500 µg233% ↑IODINE (AS POTASSIUM IODIDE)
Magnesium50 mg225 mg350% ↑MAGNESIUM (AS MAGNESIUM CITRATE AND MAGNESIUM ASCORBATE)
Zinc11 mg20 mg82% ↑ZINC (AS ZINC CITRATE)
Selenium55 µg200 µg264% ↑SELENIUM (AS L-SELENOMETHIONINE AND SODIUM SELENITE)
Copper0.5 mg2 mg300% ↑COPPER (AS COPPER GLUCONATE)
Manganese2.3 mg2 mg-13% ↓MANGANESE (AS MANGANESE GLUCONATE)
Chromium35 µg300 µg757% ↑CHROMIUM (AS CHROMIUM POLYNICOTINATE)
Molybdenum45 µg50 µg11% ↑MOLYBDENUM (AS MOLYBDENUM CITRATE)
Chloride72 mg
Potassium80 mg
Boron75 µg3000 µg3900% ↑BORON (AS BORON CITRATE)
Nickel5 µg
Silicon2 mg4 mg100% ↑SILICON (AS CALCIUM SILICATE)
Tin10 µg
Vanadium10 µg40 µg300% ↑VANADIUM (AS VANADIUM CITRATE)
80 mgMIXED TOCOPHEROLS (D-GAMMA, D-DELTA, D-BETA TOCOPHEROL)
INCELLIGENCE™ COMPLEX
100 mgALPHA LIPOIC ACID
72 mgMERIVA® BIOAVAILABLE CURCUMIN COMPLEX [CURCUMA LONGA L., ROOT]
70 mgGREEN TEA EXTRACT [CAMELLIA SINENSIS HUNT., LEAVES]
60 mgQUERCETIN DIHYDRATE
40 mgRUTIN
40 mgHESPEREDIN [CITRUS SPP. L., FRUIT]
40 mgRESVERATROL
30 mgOLIVOL® [OLIVE FRUIT EXTRACT, OLEA EUROPAEA L., FRUIT]
128 mgINOSITOL
250 mgCHOLINE BITARTRATE
12 mgCOENZYME Q10
600 µgLUTEIN (TAGETES ERECTA L., FLOWER)
1000 µgLYCOPENE
3000 µgULTRA TRACE MINERALS
160 mgN-ACETYL L-CYSTEINE
Nutrients only in Centrum Adults
Dose: Adult
Iron18 mg
Phosphorus20 mg
Chloride72 mg
Potassium80 mg
Nickel5 µg
Tin10 µg
Nutrients only in USANA Cellsentials Pack
Dose: Adult
MIXED TOCOPHEROLS (D-GAMMA, D-DELTA, D-BETA TOCOPHEROL)80 mg
INCELLIGENCE™ COMPLEX
ALPHA LIPOIC ACID100 mg
MERIVA® BIOAVAILABLE CURCUMIN COMPLEX [CURCUMA LONGA L., ROOT]72 mg
GREEN TEA EXTRACT [CAMELLIA SINENSIS HUNT., LEAVES]70 mg
QUERCETIN DIHYDRATE60 mg
RUTIN40 mg
HESPEREDIN [CITRUS SPP. L., FRUIT]40 mg
RESVERATROL40 mg
OLIVOL® [OLIVE FRUIT EXTRACT, OLEA EUROPAEA L., FRUIT]30 mg
INOSITOL128 mg
CHOLINE BITARTRATE250 mg
COENZYME Q1012 mg
LUTEIN (TAGETES ERECTA L., FLOWER)600 µg
LYCOPENE1000 µg
ULTRA TRACE MINERALS3000 µg
N-ACETYL L-CYSTEINE160 mg
Other ingredients
Centrum AdultsUSANA Cellsentials Pack
Calcium Carbonate, Potassium Chloride, Dibasic Calcium Phosphate, Magnesium Oxide, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Ascorbic Acid (Vit. C), Ferrous Fumarate, dl-Alpha Tocopheryl Acetate (Vit. E), Maltodextrin. Contains < 2% of: Beta-Carotene, BHT (to preserve freshness), Biotin, Calcium Pantothenate, Cholecalciferol (Vit. D3), Chromium Picolinate, Corn Starch, Crospovidone, Copper Sulfate, Cyanocobalamin (Vit. B12), Folic Acid, Gelatin, Hydrogenated Palm Oil, Magnesium Stearate, Manganese Sulfate, Modified Corn Starch, Niacinamide, Nickelous Sulfate, Phytonadione (Vit. K), Polyethylene Glycol, Polyvinyl Alcohol, Potassium Iodide, Pregelatinized Corn Starch, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vit. B6), Riboflavin (Vit. B2), Silicon Dioxide, Sodium Ascorbate (to preserve freshness), Sodium Metavanadate, Sodium Molybdate, Sodium Selenate, Stannous Chloride, Talc, Thiamine Mononitrate (Vit. B1), Titanium Dioxide, Tocopherols (to preserve freshness), Vitamin A Acetate, Yellow 6 Lake, Zinc Oxide.MICROCRYSTALLINE CELLULOSE, MODIFIED CELLULOSE, CROSCARMELLOSE SODIUM, ASCORBYL PALMITATE, ORGANIC MALTODEXTRIN, PREGELATINIZED STARCH, MODIFIED STARCH, SILICON DIOXIDE, VANILLA EXTRACT, ORGANIC SUNFLOWER LECITHIN, ORGANIC PALM OLEIN, ORGANIC GUAR GUM.

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