Pure Vegan, Advanced Vegan vs USANA Usanimals

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

Complete nutritional comparison


Ingredient
Pure Vegan, Advanced Vegan(Daily Dose)USANA Usanimals(Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Betatene® providing:158 mg
Vitamin A (as Alpha-Carotene & Beta-Carotene)12500 IU5000 IU-60% ↓VITAMIN A (AS BETA CAROTENE)
Lutein49 µg
Zeaxanthin49 µg
Cryptoxanthin98 µg
Vitamin C (as Ascorbyl Palmitate & Ascorbic Acid)100 mg250 mg150% ↑VITAMIN C (AS ASCORBIC ACID AND SODIUM ASCORBATE)
Vitamin D (as Ergocalciferol)200 IU1000 IU400% ↑VITAMIN D (AS CHOLECALCIFEROL)
Vitamin E (as d-Alpha Tocopherpl Acetate)200 IU100 IU-50% ↓VITAMIN E (AS D-ALPHA TOCOPHERYL SUCCINATE)
Thiamine (Vitamin B1)50 mg2.5 mg-95% ↓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)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
Niacinamide50 mg20 mgNIACIN (AS NIACINAMIDE)
Niacinamide is a form of vitamin B3. Niacin is also called vitamin B3.
Sources:
• "Niacin and nicotinamide. What is it? How effective is it? How does it work? Are there safety concerns? Are there interactions with other medications or herb and supplements?"
Medline Plus
Medline Plus: Niacin and niacinamide (Vitamin B3)
• "Small Molecule Pathway Database (SMPDB): Nicotinate and Nicotinamide Metabolism (homosapiens)"
Genome Alberta & Genome Canada
SMPDB: Nicotinate and Nicotinamide Metabolism
• "Recommendations for niacin dosage by life stage and gender"
National Health and Medical Research Council - Australia, Ministry of Health - New Zealand
Niacin - Nutrient Reference Values Australia and New Zealand
Pyridoxine HCL (Vitamin B6)50 mg2.5 mgVITAMIN B6 (AS PYRIDOXINE HYDROCHLORIDE)
Pyridoxine hydrochloride contains pyridoxine. The body converts pyridoxine to pyridoxal. The body converts pyridoxal to vitamin B6.
Sources:
• "Foundational Medicine Review 2001 Vol 6: Shows the most active form of Vitamin B6, Biochemistry and Clinical Applications"
Thorne Research
Foundational Medicine Review: Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine; Pyridoxal 5'Phosphate)
• "The three main forms of Vitamin B6. Its effect on nervous system function, red blood cell formation, niacin formation, hormone function, nucleic acid synthesis, the RDA, disease prevention and treatment, sources, supplements and safety."
byJane Higdon, Ph.D and Victoria J. Drake, Ph.D, Linus Pauling Institute
LPI - Micro Nutrient Info Center - Vitamin B6
• "Tool for calculating molecular weights"
bywebqc.org, webqc.org
Web QC - Molecular Weight Calculation Tool
Folic Acid800 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 B12 (as Methylcobalamin)6 µg40 µg567% ↑VITAMIN B12 (AS CYANOCOBALAMIN)
Biotin300 µg150 µg-50% ↓BIOTIN
Pantothenic Acid50 mg10 mg-80% ↓PANTOTHENIC ACID (AS D-CALCIUM PANTOTHENATE)
Calcium (as Calcium Citrate & Bisglycinate)100 mg150 mg50% ↑CALCIUM (AS MILK CALCIUM)
Iodine (as Potassium Iodide)150 µg100 µg-33% ↓IODINE (AS POTASSIUM IODIDE)
Magnesium (as Magnesium Citrate, Alpha Ketogluturate, & Oxide)150 mg50 mg-67% ↓MAGNESIUM (AS MAGNESIUM CARBONATE)
Zinc (as Zinc Amino Acid Chelate)10 mg10 mg=ZINC (AS ZINC AMINO ACID CHELATE)
Selenium (as L-Selenomethionine)200 µg50 µg-75% ↓SELENIUM (AS SELENIUM AMINO ACID COMPLEX)
Copper (as Copper Gluconate)2 mg750 µg-62% ↓COPPER (AS COPPER CITRATE)
Manganese (as Manganese Citrate)2 mg1000 µg-50% ↓MANGANESE (AS MANGANESE GLUCONATE)
Chromium (as Chromium Picolinate)200 µg50 µg-75% ↓CHROMIUM (AS CHROMIUM NICOTINATE)
Molybdenum (as Molybdenum Chelate)75 µg25 µg-67% ↓MOLYBDENUM (AS MOLYBDENUM TRIOXIDE)
Potassium (as Potassium Aspartate, Alpha Ketoglutarate, & Citrate)99 mg
Alpha Lipoic Acid5 mg
L-Carnitine Tartrate100 mg
Choline50 mg50 mgPOLYENYLPHOSPHATIDYL CHOLINE (FROM SOY)
Phosphatidyl choline contains choline. 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
Inositol50 mg30 mg-40% ↓INOSITOL
Quercetin10 mg
Grapeseed Extract 95%5 mg
PABA (Para Aminobenzoic Acid)25 mg
Lycopene3 mg
Boron (as Boron Citrate)2 mg
40 µgVITAMIN K (AS PHYLLOQUINONE)
4 mgIRON (AS FERROUS FUMURATE USP)
80 mgANTIOXIDANT PHYTONUTRIENT COMPLEX
(BLACKBERRY,
CRANBERRY,
RASPBERRY, AND
WILD BLUEBERRY FRUIT POWDERS)
Nutrients only in Pure Vegan, Advanced Vegan
Dose: Adult
Betatene® providing:158 mg
Lutein49 µg
Zeaxanthin49 µg
Cryptoxanthin98 µg
Potassium (as Potassium Aspartate, Alpha Ketoglutarate, & Citrate)99 mg
Alpha Lipoic Acid5 mg
L-Carnitine Tartrate100 mg
Quercetin10 mg
Grapeseed Extract 95%5 mg
PABA (Para Aminobenzoic Acid)25 mg
Lycopene3 mg
Boron (as Boron Citrate)2 mg
Nutrients only in USANA Usanimals
Dose: Child
VITAMIN K (AS PHYLLOQUINONE)40 µg
IRON (AS FERROUS FUMURATE USP)4 mg
ANTIOXIDANT PHYTONUTRIENT COMPLEX80 mg
(BLACKBERRY,
CRANBERRY,
RASPBERRY, AND
WILD BLUEBERRY FRUIT POWDERS)
Other ingredients
Pure Vegan, Advanced VeganUSANA Usanimals
Digeseb Plus® is a proprietary blend of enzymes which help digest food, minerals and proteinsCRYSTALLINE 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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