Centrum Kids 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 Kids(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 D400 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 K10 µg540 µg5300% ↑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)
Biotin45 µg300 µg567% ↑BIOTIN
Pantothenic Acid10 mg90 mg800% ↑PANTOTHENIC ACID (AS D-CALCIUM PANTOTHENATE)
Calcium108 mg225 mg108% ↑CALCIUM (AS CALCIUM CITRATE AND CALCIUM ASCORBATE)
Iron18 mg
Phosphorus50 mg
Iodine150 µg500 µg233% ↑IODINE (AS POTASSIUM IODIDE)
Magnesium40 mg225 mg462% ↑MAGNESIUM (AS MAGNESIUM CITRATE AND MAGNESIUM ASCORBATE)
Zinc15 mg20 mg33% ↑ZINC (AS ZINC CITRATE)
Copper2 mg2 mg=COPPER (AS COPPER GLUCONATE)
Manganese1 mg2 mg100% ↑MANGANESE (AS MANGANESE GLUCONATE)
Chromium20 µg300 µg1400% ↑CHROMIUM (AS CHROMIUM POLYNICOTINATE)
Molybdenum20 µg50 µg150% ↑MOLYBDENUM (AS MOLYBDENUM 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
200 µgSELENIUM (AS L-SELENOMETHIONINE AND SODIUM SELENITE)
3000 µgBORON (AS BORON CITRATE)
4 mgSILICON (AS CALCIUM SILICATE)
40 µgVANADIUM (AS VANADIUM CITRATE)
3000 µgULTRA TRACE MINERALS
160 mgN-ACETYL L-CYSTEINE
Nutrients only in Centrum Kids
Dose: Child
Iron18 mg
Phosphorus50 mg
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
SELENIUM (AS L-SELENOMETHIONINE AND SODIUM SELENITE)200 µg
BORON (AS BORON CITRATE)3000 µg
SILICON (AS CALCIUM SILICATE)4 mg
VANADIUM (AS VANADIUM CITRATE)40 µg
ULTRA TRACE MINERALS3000 µg
N-ACETYL L-CYSTEINE160 mg
Other ingredients
Centrum KidsUSANA Cellsentials Pack
Sucrose, Dibasic Calcium Phosphate, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Mannitol (wheat), Calcium Carbonate, Ascorbic Acid (Vit. C), Magnesium Oxide, Pregelatinized Corn Starch, Mono­ and Di­glycerides, Stearic Acid (soybean), Maltodextrin. Contains < 2% of: Aspartame, Beta­Carotene, BHT (to retard oxidation), Biotin, Blue 2 Lake, Calcium Pantothenate, Carbonyl Iron, Carrageenan, Cholecalciferol (Vit. D3), Chromic Chloride, Citric Acid, Cupric Oxide, Cyanocobalamin (Vit. B12), Dextrose, dl­Alpha Tocopheryl Acetate (Vit. E), Folic Acid, Gelatin, Guar Gum, Lactose (milk), Magnesium Stearate, Malic Acid, Manganese Sulfate, Modified Corn Starch, Natural and Artificial Flavors, Niacinamide, Phytonadione (Vit. K), Potassium Iodide, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vit. B6), Red 40 Lake, Riboflavin (Vit. B2), Silicon Dioxide, Sodium Molybdate, Thiamine Mononitrate (Vit. B1), Tocopherols (to retard oxidation), Vanillin, Vitamin A Acetate, Yellow 6 Lake, Zinc Oxide. Contains: Milk, Soybean, heat.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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