Life Extension Children’s Formula vs USANA Body Rox

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

Complete nutritional comparison


Ingredient
Life Extension Children's Formula(Daily Dose)USANA Body Rox(Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (as beta-carotene)1050 µg9000 IU?VITAMIN A (AS BETA CAROTENE)
Vitamin C (as ascorbic acid)120 mg500 mg317% ↑VITAMIN C (AS POLY C®: CALCIUM, POTASSIUM, MAGNESIUM AND ZINC ASCORBATES)
Vitamin D3 (as cholecalciferol)10 µg1000 IUVITAMIN D (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 E (as D-alpha tocopheryl succinate)20.1 mg200 IU?VITAMIN E (AS D-ALPHA TOCOPHERYL SUCCINATE)
Thiamine (Vitamin B1) (as thiamine mononitrate)3 mg20 mg567% ↑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
Riboflavin (Vitamin B2)1.7 mg20 mg1076% ↑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
Niacin (Vitamin B3) (as niacinamide)20 mg36 mg80% ↑NIACIN (AS NIACIN AND NIACINAMIDE)
Vitamin B6 (as pyridoxine HCI)2 mg24 mg1100% ↑VITAMIN B6 (AS PYRIDOXINE HYRODCHLORIDE)
Folate (as folic acid, L-5-methyltetrahydrofolate calcium salt)265 µg500 µg89% ↑FOLATE (AS FOLIC ACID)
Vitamin B12 (as cyanocobalamin)6 µg150 µg2400% ↑VITAMIN B12 (AS CYANOCOBALAMIN)
Biotin300 µg300 µg=BIOTIN
Pantothenic acid (as D-calcium pantothenate)10 mg30 mg200% ↑PANTOTHENIC ACID (AS D-CALCIUM PANTOTHENATE)
Iodine (as potassium iodide)150 µg150 µg=IODINE (AS POTASSIUM IODIDE)
Magnesium (as magnesium oxide)50 mg112.5 mg125% ↑MAGNESIUM (AS MAGNESIUM AA COMPLEX, MAGNESIUM AMINO ACID CHELATE, AND MAGNESIUM CITRATE)
Zinc (as TRAACS® zinc bisglycinate chelate)10 mg12 mg20% ↑ZINC (AS ZINC CITRATE)
Selenium (as L-selenomethionine)25 µg150 µg500% ↑SELENIUM (AS SELENIUM AMINO ACID COMPLEX)
Molybdenum (as TRAACS® molybdenum glycinate chelate)20 µg50 µg150% ↑MOLYBDENUM (AS MOLYBDENUM TRIOXIDE)
Potassium (as potassium citrate)10 mg
Marigold extract (flowers) [std. to11.2 mg
trans-lutein5 mg1500 µg-70% ↓LUTEIN (TAGETES ERECTA L., FLOWER)
trans-zeaxanthin ]155 µg
Inositol10 mg30 mg200% ↑INOSITOL
Coenzyme Q101 mg
60 µgVITAMIN K (AS PHYLLOQUINONE)
225 mgCALCIUM (AS CALCIUM CARBONATE, CALCIUM CITRATE AND CALCIUM ASCORBATE)
1 mgCOPPER (AS COPPER GLUCONATE)
3 mgMANGANESE (AS MANGANESE GLUCONATE)
150 µgCHROMIUM (AS CHROMIUM NICOTINATE AND CHROMIUM CHLORIDE)
45 mgCHOLINE BITARTRATE
45 mgL-CYSTEINE HYDROCHOLORIDE
143.7 mgANTIOXIDANT PHYTONUTRIENT COMPLEX
QUERCETIN DIHYDRATE
OLIVOL® [OLIVE EXTRACT, OLEA EUROPAEA L., FRUIT]
GRAPE SEED EXTRACT [VITIS VINIFERA L. SEED]
GREEN TEA EXTRACT-DECAFFEINATED [CAMELIA SINENSIS HUNT, LEAVES]
MERIVA® (BIOAVAILABLE CURCUMIN COMPLEX)
450 µgLYCOPENE
15 mgBROCCOLI CONCENTRATE (BRASSICA OLERACEA V. BOTRYTIS L., FLOWER)
Nutrients only in Life Extension Children's Formula
Dose: Child
Potassium (as potassium citrate)10 mg
Marigold extract (flowers) [std. to11.2 mg
trans-zeaxanthin ]155 µg
Coenzyme Q101 mg
Nutrients only in USANA Body Rox
Dose: Teenager
VITAMIN K (AS PHYLLOQUINONE)60 µg
CALCIUM (AS CALCIUM CARBONATE, CALCIUM CITRATE AND CALCIUM ASCORBATE)225 mg
COPPER (AS COPPER GLUCONATE)1 mg
MANGANESE (AS MANGANESE GLUCONATE)3 mg
CHROMIUM (AS CHROMIUM NICOTINATE AND CHROMIUM CHLORIDE)150 µg
CHOLINE BITARTRATE45 mg
L-CYSTEINE HYDROCHOLORIDE45 mg
ANTIOXIDANT PHYTONUTRIENT COMPLEX143.7 mg
QUERCETIN DIHYDRATE
OLIVOL® [OLIVE EXTRACT, OLEA EUROPAEA L., FRUIT]
GRAPE SEED EXTRACT [VITIS VINIFERA L. SEED]
GREEN TEA EXTRACT-DECAFFEINATED [CAMELIA SINENSIS HUNT, LEAVES]
MERIVA® (BIOAVAILABLE CURCUMIN COMPLEX)
LYCOPENE450 µg
BROCCOLI CONCENTRATE (BRASSICA OLERACEA V. BOTRYTIS L., FLOWER)15 mg
Other ingredients
Life Extension Children's FormulaUSANA Body Rox
xylitol, microcrystalline cellulose, natural beet color, natural (cherry, vanilla, strawberry) flavors, stearic acid, citric acid, gum arabic, silica, dicalcium phosphate, luo han guo extract, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, maltodextrin, corn starch, stevia extract.
Contains soybeans.
MICROCRYSTALLINE CELLULOSE, CROSCARMELLOSE SODIUM, SILICON (AS SILICON DIOXIDE AND SILICON AMINO ACID CHELATE), MODIFIED CELLULOSE, DEXTRIN, ASCORBYL PALMITATE, HYDROLYZED RICE PROTEIN, NATURAL MANGO FLAVOR, DEXTROSE, SOY LECITHIN, STEVIA, SODIUM CARBOXYMETHYLCELLULOSE, SODIUM CITRATE

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