Life Extension Two-Per-Day Capsules vs USANA Usanimals

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

Complete nutritional comparison


Ingredient
Life Extension Two-Per-Day Capsules(Daily Dose)USANA Usanimals(Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (as beta-carotene, acetate) (5,000 IU)1500 µg5000 IU?VITAMIN A (AS BETA CAROTENE)
Vitamin C (as ascorbic acid, calcium and niacinamide ascorbates)470 mg250 mg-47% ↓VITAMIN C (AS ASCORBIC ACID AND SODIUM ASCORBATE)
Vitamin D3 (as cholecalciferol) (2,000 IU)50 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, D-alpha tocopherol)67 mg100 IU?VITAMIN E (AS D-ALPHA TOCOPHERYL SUCCINATE)
Thiamine (vitamin B1) (as thiamine HCI)75 mg2.5 mg-97% ↓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
Riboflavin (vitamin B2) (as riboflavin, riboflavin 5’-phosphate)50 mg2.5 mg-95% ↓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 (as niacinamide, niacinamide ascorbate)50 mg20 mg-60% ↓NIACIN (AS NIACINAMIDE)
Vitamin B6 (as pyridoxine HCI, pyridoxal 5’-phosphate)75 mg2.5 mg-97% ↓VITAMIN B6 (AS PYRIDOXINE HYDROCHLORIDE)
Folate (as L-5-methyltetrahydrofolate calcium salt)400 µg400 µg=FOLATE (AS FOLIC ACID)
Vitamin B12 (as methylcobalamin)300 µg40 µg-87% ↓VITAMIN B12 (AS CYANOCOBALAMIN)
Biotin300 µg150 µg-50% ↓BIOTIN
Pantothenic acid (as D-calcium pantothenate)50 mg10 mg-80% ↓PANTOTHENIC ACID (AS D-CALCIUM PANTOTHENATE)
Iodine (as potassium iodide)150 µg100 µg-33% ↓IODINE (AS POTASSIUM IODIDE)
Magnesium (as magnesium oxide)100 mg50 mg-50% ↓MAGNESIUM (AS MAGNESIUM CARBONATE)
Zinc (as zinc citrate, L-OptiZinc® zinc mono-L-methionine sulfate)25 mg10 mg-60% ↓ZINC (AS ZINC AMINO ACID CHELATE)
Selenium [as sodium selenite, SelenoExcell® high selenium yeast, Se-Methyl L-selenocysteine]200 µg50 µg-75% ↓SELENIUM (AS SELENIUM AMINO ACID COMPLEX)
Manganese (as manganese citrate, gluconate)2 mg1000 µg-50% ↓MANGANESE (AS MANGANESE GLUCONATE)
Chromium [as Crominex® 3+ chromium stabilized with Capros® amla extract (fruit) and PrimaVie® Shilajit]200 µg50 µg-75% ↓CHROMIUM (AS CHROMIUM NICOTINATE)
Molybdenum (as molybdenum amino acid chelate)100 µg25 µg-75% ↓MOLYBDENUM (AS MOLYBDENUM TRIOXIDE)
Inositol50 mg30 mg-40% ↓INOSITOL
Alpha lipoic acid25 mg
Natural mixed tocopherols (providing gamma, delta, alpha, beta)20 mg
Bio-Quercetin phytosome (providing 5mg quercetin [from Japanese sophora concentrate (flower bud)], phosphatidylcholine complex [from sunflower])15 mg
quercetin5 mg
Marigold extract (flower) [std. to11.12 mg
trans-lutein5 mg
trans-zeaxanthin ]155 µg
Apigenin5 mg
Boron (as boron amino acid chelate)3 mg
Lycopene [from LycoBeads® natural tomato extract (fruit)]1 mg
40 µgVITAMIN K (AS PHYLLOQUINONE)
150 mgCALCIUM (AS MILK CALCIUM)
750 µgCOPPER (AS COPPER CITRATE)
4 mgIRON (AS FERROUS FUMURATE USP)
80 mgANTIOXIDANT PHYTONUTRIENT COMPLEX
(BLACKBERRY,
CRANBERRY,
RASPBERRY, AND
WILD BLUEBERRY FRUIT POWDERS)
50 mgPOLYENYLPHOSPHATIDYL CHOLINE (FROM SOY)
Nutrients only in Life Extension Two-Per-Day Capsules
Dose: Adult
Alpha lipoic acid25 mg
Natural mixed tocopherols (providing gamma, delta, alpha, beta)20 mg
Bio-Quercetin phytosome (providing 5mg quercetin [from Japanese sophora concentrate (flower bud)], phosphatidylcholine complex [from sunflower])15 mg
quercetin5 mg
Marigold extract (flower) [std. to11.12 mg
trans-lutein5 mg
trans-zeaxanthin ]155 µg
Apigenin5 mg
Boron (as boron amino acid chelate)3 mg
Lycopene [from LycoBeads® natural tomato extract (fruit)]1 mg
Nutrients only in USANA Usanimals
Dose: Child
VITAMIN K (AS PHYLLOQUINONE)40 µg
CALCIUM (AS MILK CALCIUM)150 mg
COPPER (AS COPPER CITRATE)750 µg
IRON (AS FERROUS FUMURATE USP)4 mg
ANTIOXIDANT PHYTONUTRIENT COMPLEX80 mg
(BLACKBERRY,
CRANBERRY,
RASPBERRY, AND
WILD BLUEBERRY FRUIT POWDERS)
POLYENYLPHOSPHATIDYL CHOLINE (FROM SOY)50 mg
Other ingredients
Life Extension Two-Per-Day CapsulesUSANA Usanimals
stearic acid, croscarmellose sodium, vegetable stearate, silica, aqueous film coating (purified water, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, glycerin), dicalcium phosphate, microcrystalline cellulose, maltodextrin.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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