Centrum Kids vs USANA Usanimals

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 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 D400 IU1000 IU150% ↑VITAMIN D (AS CHOLECALCIFEROL)
Vitamin E30 IU100 IU233% ↑VITAMIN E (AS D-ALPHA TOCOPHERYL SUCCINATE)
Vitamin K10 µg40 µg300% ↑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)
Biotin45 µg150 µg233% ↑BIOTIN
Pantothenic Acid10 mg10 mg=PANTOTHENIC ACID (AS D-CALCIUM PANTOTHENATE)
Calcium108 mg150 mg39% ↑CALCIUM (AS MILK CALCIUM)
Iron18 mg4 mg-78% ↓IRON (AS FERROUS FUMURATE USP)
Phosphorus50 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)
Magnesium40 mg50 mg25% ↑MAGNESIUM (AS MAGNESIUM CARBONATE)
Zinc15 mg10 mg-33% ↓ZINC (AS ZINC AMINO ACID CHELATE)
Copper2 mg750 µg-62% ↓COPPER (AS COPPER CITRATE)
Manganese1 mg1000 µg=MANGANESE (AS MANGANESE GLUCONATE)
Chromium20 µg50 µg150% ↑CHROMIUM (AS CHROMIUM NICOTINATE)
Molybdenum20 µg25 µg25% ↑MOLYBDENUM (AS MOLYBDENUM TRIOXIDE)
50 µgSELENIUM (AS SELENIUM AMINO ACID COMPLEX)
80 mgANTIOXIDANT PHYTONUTRIENT COMPLEX
(BLACKBERRY,
CRANBERRY,
RASPBERRY, AND
WILD BLUEBERRY FRUIT POWDERS)
30 mgINOSITOL
Nutrients only in Centrum Kids
Dose: Child
Nutrients only in USANA Usanimals
Dose: Child
SELENIUM (AS SELENIUM AMINO ACID COMPLEX)50 µg
ANTIOXIDANT PHYTONUTRIENT COMPLEX80 mg
(BLACKBERRY,
CRANBERRY,
RASPBERRY, AND
WILD BLUEBERRY FRUIT POWDERS)
INOSITOL30 mg
Other ingredients
Centrum KidsUSANA Usanimals
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.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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