Centrum Adults vs USANA Usanimals

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The Complete Nutritional Comparison shows matched nutrients side-by-side with the following symbols:

  • -58% ↓ OR  43% ↑ OR = (the differences in the amount of the ingredient)
  • ~ (means ingredients are similar nutritionally)
  • (beside ingredients in the first multi with no match in the second multi) OR  (for ingredients that are only present in the second multi)
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Complete nutritional comparison


Ingredient
Centrum Adults (Daily Dose)USANA Usanimals (Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (29% as Beta-Carotene)1050 µg1500 mcg RAE?Vitamin A (1500 mcg as Beta Carotene)
Vitamin C60 mg250 mg317% ↑Vitamin C (as Ascorbic Acid and Sodium Ascorbate)
Vitamin D (1,000 IU)25 µg25 µgVitamin 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 E13.5 mg67 mg396% ↑Vitamin E (as d-alpha Tocopheryl Succinate)
Vitamin K25 µg40 µg60% ↑Vitamin K (as Phylloquinone)
Thiamin1.5 mg2.5 mg67% ↑Thiamine (Vitamin B1)
Riboflavin1.7 mg2.5 mg47% ↑Riboflavin (Vitamin B2)
Niacin20 mg20 mg NE?Niacin (as Niacinamide)
Vitamin B62 mg2.5 mg25% ↑Vitamin B6 (as Pyridoxine HCL)
Folate (400 mcg Folic Acid)667 mcg DFE666 mcg DFE0%Folate (as 200 μg Folic Acid)
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 Fumarate 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
80 mgAntioxidant Phytonutrient Complex
(Blackberry,
Cranberry,
Raspberry and
Wild Blueberry powders)
50 mgSoy Lecithin (with Polyenylphosphatidyl Choline)
30 mgInositol
Nutrients only in Centrum Adults
Dose: Adult
Chloride72 mg
Potassium80 mg
Nutrients only in USANA Usanimals
Dose: Child
Antioxidant Phytonutrient Complex80 mg
(Blackberry,
Cranberry,
Raspberry and
Wild Blueberry powders)
Soy Lecithin (with Polyenylphosphatidyl Choline)50 mg
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, Copper Sulfate, Corn Starch, Crospovidone, Cyanocobalamin (Vit. B12), Folic Acid, Gelatin, Magnesium Stearate, Manganese Sulfate, Modified Corn Starch, Niacinamide, Phytonadione (Vit. K), Polyethylene Glycol, Polyvinyl Alcohol, Potassium Iodide, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vit. B6), Riboflavin (Vit. B2), Silicon Dioxide, Sodium Ascorbate (to preserve freshness), Sodium Molybdate, Sodium Selenate, Talc, Thiamine Mononitrate (Vit. B1), Titanium Dioxide, Tocopherols (to preserve freshness), Vitamin A Acetate, Yellow 6 Lake, Zinc Oxide.Crystalline Fructose, Evaporated Cane Syrup, Wild Berry Flavor, Modified Cellulose, Xylitol, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Dextrin, Citric Acid, Calcium Silicate, Malic Acid, Salt, Dextrose, Soy Lecithin, Stevia, Sodium Carboxymethylcellulose, Hydrolyzed Rice Protein, Sodium Citrate. Contains: Soy and Milk.

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