Centrum Adults vs USANA Usanimals

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 Usanimals(Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (29% as Beta-Carotene)3500 IU5000 IU43% ↑VITAMIN A (AS BETA CAROTENE)
Vitamin C60 mg250 mg317% ↑VITAMIN C (AS ASCORBIC ACID AND SODIUM ASCORBATE)
Vitamin D1000 IU1000 IU=VITAMIN D (AS CHOLECALCIFEROL)
Vitamin E30 IU100 IU233% ↑VITAMIN E (AS D-ALPHA TOCOPHERYL SUCCINATE)
Vitamin K25 µg40 µg60% ↑VITAMIN K (AS PHYLLOQUINONE)
Thiamin1.5 mg2.5 mg67% ↑VITAMIN B1 (AS THIAMIN MONONITRATE)
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 mg2.5 mg47% ↑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 mg20 mg=NIACIN (AS NIACINAMIDE)
Vitamin B62 mg2.5 mg25% ↑VITAMIN B6 (AS PYRIDOXINE HYDROCHLORIDE)
Folic Acid400 µg400 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 µg40 µg567% ↑VITAMIN B12 (AS CYANOCOBALAMIN)
Biotin30 µg150 µg400% ↑BIOTIN
Pantothenic Acid10 mg10 mg=PANTOTHENIC ACID (AS D-CALCIUM PANTOTHENATE)
Calcium200 mg150 mg-25% ↓CALCIUM (AS MILK CALCIUM)
Iron18 mg4 mg-78% ↓IRON (AS FERROUS FUMURATE USP)
Phosphorus20 mg50 mgPOLYENYLPHOSPHATIDYL CHOLINE (FROM SOY)
Phosphate contains phosphorus. Phosphatidyl choline contains phosphate. Polyenylphosphatidyl choline is also called phosphatidyl choline.
Sources:
• "PubChem, released in 2004, provides information on the biological activities of small molecules."
National Center for Biotechnology Information - USA
PubChem
Iodine150 µg100 µg-33% ↓IODINE (AS POTASSIUM IODIDE)
Magnesium50 mg50 mg=MAGNESIUM (AS MAGNESIUM CARBONATE)
Zinc11 mg10 mg-9% ↓ZINC (AS ZINC AMINO ACID CHELATE)
Selenium55 µg50 µg-9% ↓SELENIUM (AS SELENIUM AMINO ACID COMPLEX)
Copper0.5 mg750 µg50% ↑COPPER (AS COPPER CITRATE)
Manganese2.3 mg1000 µg-57% ↓MANGANESE (AS MANGANESE GLUCONATE)
Chromium35 µg50 µg43% ↑CHROMIUM (AS CHROMIUM NICOTINATE)
Molybdenum45 µg25 µg-44% ↓MOLYBDENUM (AS MOLYBDENUM TRIOXIDE)
Chloride72 mg
Potassium80 mg
Boron75 µg
Nickel5 µg
Silicon2 mg
Tin10 µg
Vanadium10 µg
80 mgANTIOXIDANT PHYTONUTRIENT COMPLEX
(BLACKBERRY,
CRANBERRY,
RASPBERRY, AND
WILD BLUEBERRY FRUIT POWDERS)
30 mgINOSITOL
Nutrients only in Centrum Adults
Dose: Adult
Chloride72 mg
Potassium80 mg
Boron75 µg
Nickel5 µg
Silicon2 mg
Tin10 µg
Vanadium10 µg
Nutrients only in USANA Usanimals
Dose: Child
ANTIOXIDANT PHYTONUTRIENT COMPLEX80 mg
(BLACKBERRY,
CRANBERRY,
RASPBERRY, AND
WILD BLUEBERRY FRUIT POWDERS)
INOSITOL30 mg
Other ingredients
Centrum AdultsUSANA Usanimals
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.CRYSTALLINE FRUCTOSE, EVAPORATED CANE SYRUP, NATURAL WILD BERRY FLAVOR, MODIFIED CELLULOSE, XYLITOL, ASCORBYL PALMITATE, CITRIC ACID, DEXTRIN, CALCIUM SILICATE, MALIC ACID, SALT, DEXTROSE, SOY LECITHIN, STEVIA, SODIUM CMC, HYDROLYZED RICE PROTEIN, SODIUM CITRATE.
CONTAINS SOY AND MILK

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