NOW Foods Kid Vits™ Berry Blast Chewables vs USANA Essentials

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Complete nutritional comparison


Ingredient
NOW Foods Kid Vits™ Berry Blast Chewables(Daily Dose)USANA Essentials(Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (100% as Beta-Carotene)5000 IU15000 IU200% ↑VITAMIN A (100% AS BETA-CAROTENE)
Vitamin C (as Ascorbic Acid)60 mg1300 mg2067% ↑VITAMIN C (AS CALCIUM, POTASSIUM, MAGNESIUM & ZINC ASCORBATES)
Vitamin D (as Ergocalciferol)200 IU1800 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 E (as d-alpha Tocopheryl Succinate)30 IU400 IU1233% ↑VITAMIN E (AS D-ALPHA TOCOPHERYL SUCCINATE)
Thiamin (Vitamin B-1) (from Thiamin HCl)1.5 mg27 mg1700% ↑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 B-2)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 B-3) (as Niacinamide)20 mg40 mg100% ↑NIACIN (AS NIACIN AND NIACINAMIDE)
Vitamin B-6 (from Pyridoxine HCl)2 mg32 mg1500% ↑VITAMIN B6 (AS PYRIDOXINE HCL)
Folate (as Folic Acid)400 µg1000 µg150% ↑FOLATE (AS FOLIC ACID)
Vitamin B-12 (as Cyanocobalamin)6 µg200 µg3233% ↑VITAMIN B12 (AS CYANOCOBALAMIN)
Biotin300 µg300 µg=BIOTIN
Pantothenic Acid (from Calcium Pantothenate)10 mg90 mg800% ↑PANTOTHENIC ACID (AS D-CALCIUM PANTOTHENATE)
Calcium (from Cal. Citrate and Carbonate)20 mg270 mg1250% ↑CALCIUM (AS CALCIUM CITRATE AND CALCIUM CARBONATE)
Iron (from Ferrous Bisglycinate) (Ferrochel )5 mg
Iodine (from Potassium Iodide)75 µg300 µg300% ↑IODINE (AS POTASSIUM IODIDE)
Magnesium (from Magnesium Citrate)10 mg300 mg2900% ↑MAGNESIUM (AS MAGNESIUM CITRATE AND MAGNESIUM AMINO CHELATE)
Zinc (from Zinc Bisglycinate) (TRAACS®))3 mg20 mg567% ↑ZINC (AS ZINC CITRATE)
Manganese (from Mang. Bisglycinate) (TRAACS®)0.1 mg5 mg4900% ↑MANGANESE (AS MANGANESE GLUCONATE)
Chromium (from Chromium Picolinate)120 µg300 µg150% ↑CHROMIUM (AS CHROMIUM POLYNICOTINATE AND CHROMIUM PICOLINATE)
Molybdenum (from Sodium Molybdate)75 µg50 µg-33% ↓MOLYBDENUM (AS MOLYBDENUM CITRATE)
Potassium (from Potassum Chloride)5 mg
Choline (from Choline Bitartrate)2 mg100 mgCHOLINE BITARTRATE
Choline bitartrate contains choline.
Sources:
• "Tool for calculating molecular weights"
bywebqc.org, webqc.org
Web QC - Molecular Weight Calculation Tool
Inositol2 mg150 mg7400% ↑INOSITOL
PABA (Para-Aminobenzoic Acid)2 mg
Lutein (from Marigold Flowers Extract) (Tagetes erecta) (FloraGLO®)500 µg600 µg20% ↑LUTEIN (TAGETES ERECTA L., FLOWER)
Lycopene (from Natural Tomato Extract)500 µg1000 µg100% ↑LYCOPENE
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 mgN-ACETYL L-CYSTEINE
12 mgCOENZYME Q10
15 mgTURMERIC EXTRACT (CURCUMA LONGA L., ROOT)
2 mgCOPPER (AS COPPER GLUCONATE)
200 µgSELENIUM (AS L-SELENOMETHONIONE AND SELENIUM AMINO ACID COMPLEX)
3000 µgBORON (AS BORON CITRATE)
40 µgVANADIUM (AS VANADIUM CITRATE)
3 mgULTRA TRACE MINERALS
Nutrients only in NOW Foods Kid Vits™ Berry Blast Chewables
Dose: Child
Iron (from Ferrous Bisglycinate) (Ferrochel )5 mg
Potassium (from Potassum Chloride)5 mg
PABA (Para-Aminobenzoic Acid)2 mg
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]
N-ACETYL L-CYSTEINE100 mg
COENZYME Q1012 mg
TURMERIC EXTRACT (CURCUMA LONGA L., ROOT)15 mg
COPPER (AS COPPER GLUCONATE)2 mg
SELENIUM (AS L-SELENOMETHONIONE AND SELENIUM AMINO ACID COMPLEX)200 µg
BORON (AS BORON CITRATE)3000 µg
VANADIUM (AS VANADIUM CITRATE)40 µg
ULTRA TRACE MINERALS3 mg
Other ingredients
NOW Foods Kid Vits™ Berry Blast ChewablesUSANA Essentials
Xylitol, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Hydroxypropyl Cellulose, Coconut Oil Powder, Stearic Acid (vegetable source), Beet Powder, Xanthan Gum, Natural Flavors, Malic Acid, Silicon Dioxide, Magnesium Stearate (vegetable source), Organic Stevia Leaf Extract (Enzyme-Modified Steviol Glycosides) and Stevia Leaf Extract (Rebaudioside A).

Contains soy and coconut oil powder.

Not manufactured with wheat, gluten, milk, egg, fish or shellfish ingredients. Produced in a GMP facility that processes other ingredients containing these allergens.
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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