Thorne Research, Basic Nutrients V vs USANA Essentials

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Complete nutritional comparison


Ingredient
Thorne Research, Basic Nutrients V(Daily Dose)USANA Essentials(Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (from2.63 mg15000 IU?VITAMIN A (100% AS BETA-CAROTENE)
Beta Carotene and1875 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."
byJane 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)750 µg
Vitamin C (as Ascorbic Acid)850 mg1300 mg53% ↑VITAMIN C (AS CALCIUM, POTASSIUM, MAGNESIUM & ZINC ASCORBATES)
Vitamin D (as Vitamin D3) (1,000 IU)25 µg1800 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)268 mg400 IU?VITAMIN E (AS D-ALPHA TOCOPHERYL SUCCINATE)
Vitamin K (as Vitamin K1)100 µg60 µg-40% ↓VITAMIN K (AS PHYLLOQUINONE)
Thiamin (as Thiamin HCL)40 mg27 mg-33% ↓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 (as Riboflavin 5'-Phosphate Sodium)11 mg27 mg145% ↑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 (30 mg as Niacin and160 mg40 mg-75% ↓NIACIN (AS NIACIN AND NIACINAMIDE)
as Niacinamide)130 mg
Vitamin B6 (as Pyridoxal 5'-Phosphate)10 mg32 mg220% ↑VITAMIN B6 (AS PYRIDOXINE HCL)
Folate (as1.7 mg1000 µg-41% ↓FOLATE (AS FOLIC ACID)
Calcium Folinate and500 µg
L-5-Methyltetrahydrofolate from L-5-Methyltetrahydrofolic Acid, Glucosamine Salt)500 µg
Vitamin B12 (as450 µg200 µg-56% ↓VITAMIN B12 (AS CYANOCOBALAMIN)
Adenosylcobalamin and225 µg
as Methylcobalamin)225 µg
Biotin350 µg300 µg-14% ↓BIOTIN
Pantothenic Acid (as Calcium Pantothenate)413 mg90 mg-78% ↓PANTOTHENIC ACID (AS D-CALCIUM PANTOTHENATE)
Choline (as Choline Citrate)35 mg100 mgCHOLINE BITARTRATE
Choline bitartrate contains choline.
Sources:
• "Tool for calculating molecular weights"
bywebqc.org, webqc.org
Web QC - Molecular Weight Calculation Tool
Calcium (as210 mg270 mg29% ↑CALCIUM (AS CALCIUM CITRATE AND CALCIUM CARBONATE)
Calcium Citrate and120 mg
Calcium Malate)90 mg
Magnesium (as150 mg300 mg100% ↑MAGNESIUM (AS MAGNESIUM CITRATE AND MAGNESIUM AMINO CHELATE)
Magnesium Citrate and90 mg
Magnesium Malate)60 mg
Zinc (as Zinc Picolinate)15 mg20 mg33% ↑ZINC (AS ZINC CITRATE)
Selenium (as L-Selenomethionine)200 µg200 µg0%SELENIUM (AS L-SELENOMETHONIONE AND SELENIUM AMINO ACID COMPLEX)
Copper (as Copper Picolinate)1.5 µg2 mg133233% ↑COPPER (AS COPPER GLUCONATE)
Manganese (as Maganese Picolinate)6 mg5 mg-17% ↓MANGANESE (AS MANGANESE GLUCONATE)
Chromium (as TRAACS® Chromium Nicotinate Blycinate Chelate)200 µg300 µg50% ↑CHROMIUM (AS CHROMIUM POLYNICOTINATE AND CHROMIUM PICOLINATE)
Molybdenum (as TRAACS® Molybdenum Glycinate Chelate)100 µg50 µg-50% ↓MOLYBDENUM (AS MOLYBDENUM CITRATE)
Boron (as Boroganic™ Boron Glycinate Complex)3 mg3000 µg=BORON (AS BORON CITRATE)
Lutein (from Aztec Marigold extract (flower) (Tagetes erecta))144 µg600 µg317% ↑LUTEIN (TAGETES ERECTA L., FLOWER)
Vanadium100 µg40 µg-60% ↓VANADIUM (AS VANADIUM CITRATE)
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]
150 mgINOSITOL
100 mgN-ACETYL L-CYSTEINE
12 mgCOENZYME Q10
15 mgTURMERIC EXTRACT (CURCUMA LONGA L., ROOT)
300 µgIODINE (AS POTASSIUM IODIDE)
3 mgULTRA TRACE MINERALS
Nutrients only in Thorne Research, Basic Nutrients V
Dose: Adult
Nutrients only in USANA Essentials
Dose: Adult
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]
INOSITOL150 mg
N-ACETYL L-CYSTEINE100 mg
COENZYME Q1012 mg
TURMERIC EXTRACT (CURCUMA LONGA L., ROOT)15 mg
IODINE (AS POTASSIUM IODIDE)300 µg
ULTRA TRACE MINERALS3 mg
Other ingredients
Thorne Research, Basic Nutrients VUSANA Essentials
Hypromellose (derived from cellulose) capsule, Calcium Laurate, Silicon Dioxide, Microcrystalline Cellulose.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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