Thorne Basic Nutrients 2/Day vs USANA Cellsentials Pack

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Complete nutritional comparison



Ingredient
Thorne Basic Nutrients 2/Day (Daily Dose)USANA Cellsentials Pack (Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (from1.05 mg3608 mcg RAE244% ↑Vitamin A Retinyl Acetate and 75% (2700 mcg) as Beta Carotene, Mixed Carotenoids)
Beta Carotene and450 µg1000 µgLycopene
Both beta-carotene and lycopene are forms of carotene.
Sources:
• "Article on carotenoids, their biological activities, role in disease prevention and food sources."
by Jane Higdon, Ph.D and Victoria J. Drake, Ph.D, Linus Pauling Institute
Carotenoids: Alpha-Carotene, Beta-Carotene, Beta-Cryptoxanthin, Lycopene, Lutein, and Zeaxanthin
• "PubChem: Lycopene - Compound Summary (CID 446925)"
National Center for Biotechnology Information - USA
Pub Chem: Lycopene - Compound Summary
Palmitate)600 µg
Vitamin C (as Ascorbic Acid)250 mg400 mg60% ↑Vitamin C (as Poly C blend: Potassium, Calcium, Magnesium, and Zinc Ascorbates)
Vitamin D (as Vitamin D3) (2,000 IU)50 µg50 µg0%Vitamin 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"
by Jane 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"
by Richard S. Bak, Ph.D., Warde Medical Laboratory
Vitamin D and Metabolites
• "Human trial comparing potencies of Vitamins D2 and D3"
by Robert 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 Acid Succinate)16.5 mg134 mg712% ↑Vitamin E (as d-alpha-Tocopheryl Succinate)
Vitamin K (as400 µg540 µg35% ↑Vitamin K (as K1 [Phytonadione] and K2 [MK-7 Menaquinone] 30 μg)
Vitamin K1 and200 µg
Vitamin K2 as MK-4)200 µg
Thiamin (as Thiamin HCL)50 mg30 mg-40% ↓Thiamine (Vitamin B1)
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."
by Jane Higdon, Ph.D and Victoria J. Drake, Ph.D, Christopher Bates, D.Phil, Linus Pauling Institute
Micro Nutrient Info Center - Thiamin
Riboflavin (as Riboflavin 5'-Phosphate Sodium)12 mg30 mg150% ↑Riboflavin (Vitamin B2)
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"
by Jane Higdon, Ph.D and Victoria J. Drake, Ph.D, Linus Pauling Institute
Micro Nutrient Info Center - Riboflavin
Niacin (as Niacinamide)80 mg40 mg NE-50% ↓Niacin (as Niacin and Niacinamide)
Vitamin B6 (as Pyridoxal 5'-Phosphate)20 mg32 mg60% ↑Vitamin B6 (as Pyridoxine HCL)
Folate (400 mcg as L-5-Methyltetrahydrofolate from L-5-Methyltetrahydrofolic Acid, Glucosamine Salt)667 mcg DFE1000 mcg DFE50% ↑Folate (as 300 μg Folic Acid)
Vitamin B12 (as Methylcobalamin)600 µg200 µg-67% ↓Vitamin B12 (as Cyanocobalamin)
Biotin500 µg300 µg-40% ↓Biotin
Pantothenic Acid (as Calcium Pantothenate)45 mg90 mg100% ↑Pantothenic Acid (as D-Calcium Pantothenate)
Calcium (as TRAACS® Calcium Bisglycinate Chelate, Dicalcium Phosphate, Calcium Laurate, Calcium Pantothenate)52 mg225 mg333% ↑Calcium (as Calcium Citrate and Calcium Ascorbate)
Iodine (as Potassium Iodide)75 µg500 µg567% ↑Iodine (as Potassium Iodide)
Magnesium (as TRAACS@reg; Magnesium Bisglycinate Chelate)20 mg225 mg1025% ↑Magnesium (as Magnesium Citrate and Magnesium Ascorbate)
Zinc (as TRAACS® Zinc Bisglycinate Chelate)15 mg20 mg33% ↑Zinc (as Zinc Citrate)
Selenium (as L-Selenomethionine)200 µg200 µg=Selenium (as L-Selenomethionine and Sodium Selenite)
Copper (as TRAACS® Copper Bisglycinate Chelate)750 µg2 mg167% ↑Copper (as Copper Gluconate)
Manganese (as TRAACS® Manganese Bisglycinate Chelate)3 mg2 mg-33% ↓Manganese (as Manganese Gluconate)
Chromium (as TRAACS® Chromium Nicotinate Blycinate Chelate)400 µg300 µg-25% ↓Chromium (as Chromium Polynicotinate)
d-Gamma Tocopherol (from Mixed Tocopherols)24 mg80 mgMixed Tocopherols (D-gamma, D-delta, D-beta Tocopherol)
Mixed tocopherols contains d-gamma-tocopherol.
Sources:
• "2008 Opinion on mixed tocopherols, tocotrienol tocopherol and tocotrienols as sources for vitamin E added as a nutritional substance in food supplements"
by Various, European Food Safety Authority (efsa)
Mixed tocopherols, tocotrienol tocopherol and tocotrienols as sources of vitamin E in supplements
Boron (as Boroganic™ Boron Glycinate Complex)2 mg3 mg50% ↑Boron (as Boron Citrate)
Lutein (from Aztec Marigold extract (flower) (Tagetes erecta))140 µg600 µg329% ↑Lutein (Tagetes erecta L., flower)
102 mgCholine (as Choline Bitartrate)
InCelligence Complex
100 mgAlpha Lipoic Acid
72 mgMeriva® Bioavailable Curcumin Complex (Curcuma longa L., root)
70 mgGreen Tea Extract (Camellia sinensis hunt., leaves)
60 mgQuercetin Dihydrate
40 mgRutin
40 mgHesperidin (Citrus spp. L., fruit)
40 mgResveratrol
30 mgOlivol [Olive Fruit Extract, Olea europaea L., fruit])
128 mgInositol
12 mgCoenzyme Q10
600 mgVitamin C (as Magnesium Ascorbate and Calcium Ascorbate)
50 µgMolybdenum (as Molybdenum Citrate)
4 mgSilicon (as Calcium Silicate)
40 µgVanadium (as Vanadium Citrate)
3 mgUltra Trace Minerals
160 mgL-Cysteine

Nutrients exclusive to Thorne Basic Nutrients 2/Day

none

Nutrients exclusive to USANA Cellsentials Pack

Dose: Adult
Choline (as Choline Bitartrate)102 mg
InCelligence Complex
Alpha Lipoic Acid100 mg
Meriva® Bioavailable Curcumin Complex (Curcuma longa L., root)72 mg
Green Tea Extract (Camellia sinensis hunt., leaves)70 mg
Quercetin Dihydrate60 mg
Rutin40 mg
Hesperidin (Citrus spp. L., fruit)40 mg
Resveratrol40 mg
Olivol [Olive Fruit Extract, Olea europaea L., fruit])30 mg
Inositol128 mg
Coenzyme Q1012 mg
Vitamin C (as Magnesium Ascorbate and Calcium Ascorbate)600 mg
Molybdenum (as Molybdenum Citrate)50 µg
Silicon (as Calcium Silicate)4 mg
Vanadium (as Vanadium Citrate)40 µg
Ultra Trace Minerals3 mg
L-Cysteine160 mg

Other ingredients

Thorne Basic Nutrients 2/DayUSANA Cellsentials Pack
Hypromellose (derived from cellulose) capsule, Dicalcium Phosphate, Calcium Laurate.MICROCRYSTALLINE CELLULOSE, MODIFIED CELLULOSE, CROSCARMELLOSE SODIUM, ASCORBYL PALMITATE, ORGANIC MALTODEXTRIN, PREGELATINIZED STARCH, MODIFIED STARCH, SILICON DIOXIDE, VANILLA EXTRACT, ORGANIC SUNFLOWER LECITHIN, ORGANIC PALM OLEIN, ORGANIC GUAR GUM.

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