Life Extension Children’s Formula vs USANA Essentials

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 Essentials(Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (as beta-carotene)1050 µg15000 IU?VITAMIN A (100% AS BETA-CAROTENE)
Vitamin C (as ascorbic acid)120 mg1300 mg983% ↑VITAMIN C (AS CALCIUM, POTASSIUM, MAGNESIUM & ZINC ASCORBATES)
Vitamin D3 (as cholecalciferol)10 µg1800 IU?VITAMIN D3 (AS CHOLECALCIFEROL)
Vitamin E (as D-alpha tocopheryl succinate)20.1 mg400 IU?VITAMIN E (AS D-ALPHA TOCOPHERYL SUCCINATE)
Thiamine (Vitamin B1) (as thiamine mononitrate)3 mg27 mg800% ↑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 mg27 mg1488% ↑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 mg40 mg100% ↑NIACIN (AS NIACIN AND NIACINAMIDE)
Vitamin B6 (as pyridoxine HCI)2 mg32 mg1500% ↑VITAMIN B6 (AS PYRIDOXINE HCL)
Folate (as folic acid, L-5-methyltetrahydrofolate calcium salt)265 µg1000 µg277% ↑FOLATE (AS FOLIC ACID)
Vitamin B12 (as cyanocobalamin)6 µg200 µg3233% ↑VITAMIN B12 (AS CYANOCOBALAMIN)
Biotin300 µg300 µg=BIOTIN
Pantothenic acid (as D-calcium pantothenate)10 mg90 mg800% ↑PANTOTHENIC ACID (AS D-CALCIUM PANTOTHENATE)
Iodine (as potassium iodide)150 µg300 µg100% ↑IODINE (AS POTASSIUM IODIDE)
Magnesium (as magnesium oxide)50 mg300 mg500% ↑MAGNESIUM (AS MAGNESIUM CITRATE AND MAGNESIUM AMINO CHELATE)
Zinc (as TRAACS® zinc bisglycinate chelate)10 mg20 mg100% ↑ZINC (AS ZINC CITRATE)
Selenium (as L-selenomethionine)25 µg200 µg700% ↑SELENIUM (AS L-SELENOMETHONIONE AND SELENIUM AMINO ACID COMPLEX)
Molybdenum (as TRAACS® molybdenum glycinate chelate)20 µg50 µg150% ↑MOLYBDENUM (AS MOLYBDENUM CITRATE)
Potassium (as potassium citrate)10 mg
Marigold extract (flowers) [std. to11.2 mg
trans-lutein5 mg600 µg-88% ↓LUTEIN (TAGETES ERECTA L., FLOWER)
trans-zeaxanthin ]155 µg
Inositol10 mg150 mg1400% ↑INOSITOL
Coenzyme Q101 mg12 mg1100% ↑COENZYME Q10
60 µgVITAMIN K (AS PHYLLOQUINONE)
30 mgOLIVOL™ (OLIVE EXTRACT, OLEA EUROPAEA L., FRUIT)
34 mgMIXED NATURAL TOCOPHEROLS (D-GAMMA, D-DELTA, D-BETA TOCOPHEROL)
198 mgBIOFLAVONOID COMPLEX
RUTIN
QUERCETIN
HESPERIDIN [CITRUS SPP. L., FRUIT]
GREEN TEA EXTRACT-DECAFFEINATED [CAMELLIA SINENSIS HUNT, LEAVES]
POMEGRANATE EXTRACT [PUNICA GRANATUM L., FRUIT]
CINNAMON EXTRACT [CINNAMOMUM CASSIA L., BARK]
BILBERRY EXTRACT [VACCINIUM MYRTILLUS L., FRUIT]
100 mgCHOLINE BITARTRATE
100 mgN-ACETYL L-CYSTEINE
15 mgTURMERIC EXTRACT (CURCUMA LONGA L., ROOT)
1000 µgLYCOPENE
270 mgCALCIUM (AS CALCIUM CITRATE AND CALCIUM CARBONATE)
2 mgCOPPER (AS COPPER GLUCONATE)
5 mgMANGANESE (AS MANGANESE GLUCONATE)
300 µgCHROMIUM (AS CHROMIUM POLYNICOTINATE AND CHROMIUM PICOLINATE)
3000 µgBORON (AS BORON CITRATE)
40 µgVANADIUM (AS VANADIUM CITRATE)
3 mgULTRA TRACE MINERALS
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
Nutrients only in USANA Essentials
Dose: Adult
VITAMIN K (AS PHYLLOQUINONE)60 µg
OLIVOL™ (OLIVE EXTRACT, OLEA EUROPAEA L., FRUIT)30 mg
MIXED NATURAL TOCOPHEROLS (D-GAMMA, D-DELTA, D-BETA TOCOPHEROL)34 mg
BIOFLAVONOID COMPLEX198 mg
RUTIN
QUERCETIN
HESPERIDIN [CITRUS SPP. L., FRUIT]
GREEN TEA EXTRACT-DECAFFEINATED [CAMELLIA SINENSIS HUNT, LEAVES]
POMEGRANATE EXTRACT [PUNICA GRANATUM L., FRUIT]
CINNAMON EXTRACT [CINNAMOMUM CASSIA L., BARK]
BILBERRY EXTRACT [VACCINIUM MYRTILLUS L., FRUIT]
CHOLINE BITARTRATE100 mg
N-ACETYL L-CYSTEINE100 mg
TURMERIC EXTRACT (CURCUMA LONGA L., ROOT)15 mg
LYCOPENE1000 µg
CALCIUM (AS CALCIUM CITRATE AND CALCIUM CARBONATE)270 mg
COPPER (AS COPPER GLUCONATE)2 mg
MANGANESE (AS MANGANESE GLUCONATE)5 mg
CHROMIUM (AS CHROMIUM POLYNICOTINATE AND CHROMIUM PICOLINATE)300 µg
BORON (AS BORON CITRATE)3000 µg
VANADIUM (AS VANADIUM CITRATE)40 µg
ULTRA TRACE MINERALS3 mg
Other ingredients
Life Extension Children's FormulaUSANA Essentials
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, Modified cellulose, Croscarmellose Sodium, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Pregelatinized Starch, Silicon Dioxide, Dextrin, Calcium Silicate, Rice Protein Hydrolysate, Vanilla Extract, Dextrose, Soy Lecithin, Sodium CMC, Sodium Citrate, Alpha Lipoic Acid

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