Thorne Basic Prenatal vs USANA Usanimals

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Complete nutritional comparison

Thorne Basic Prenatal (Daily Dose)USANA Usanimals (Daily Dose)


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A1.05 mg1500 mcg RAE43% ↑Vitamin A (1500 mcg as Beta Carotene)
Beta-Carotene450 µg
Vitamin A Palmitate600 µg
Vitamin C150 mg250 mg67% ↑Vitamin C (as Ascorbic Acid and Sodium Ascorbate)
Vitamin D25 µg25 µg0%Vitamin D3 (as Cholecalciferol)
Vitamin D3 is a form of vitamin D.
• "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 E33.5 mg67 mg100% ↑Vitamin E (as d-alpha Tocopheryl Succinate)
Vitamin K100 µg40 µg-60% ↓Vitamin K (as Phylloquinone)
Thiamine5 mg2.5 mg-50% ↓Thiamine (Vitamin B1)
Riboflavin5 mg2.5 mg-50% ↓Riboflavin (Vitamin B2)
Niacin30 mg20 mg NE-33% ↓Niacin (as Niacinamide)
Vitamin B612 mg2.5 mg-79% ↓Vitamin B6 (as Pyridoxine HCL)
Folate1.7 mg DFE666 mcg DFE-61% ↓Folate (as 200 μg Folic Acid)
L-5-Methyltetrahydrofolate1 mg
Vitamin B12200 µg40 µg-80% ↓Vitamin B12 (as Cyanocobalamin)
Biotin50 µg150 µg200% ↑Biotin
Pantothenic Acid18 mg10 mg-44% ↓Pantothenic Acid (as D-Calcium Pantothenate)
Phosphatidyl choline contains choline. Polyenylphosphatidyl choline is also called phosphatidyl choline.
• "PubChem, released in 2004, provides information on the biological activities of small molecules."
National Center for Biotechnology Information - USA
Calcium180 mg150 mg-17% ↓Calcium (as Milk Calcium)
Calcium Citrate90 mg
Calcium Malate90 mg
Iron45 mg4 mg-91% ↓Iron (as Ferrous Fumarate USP)
Iodine150 µg100 µg-33% ↓Iodine (as Potassium Iodide)
Magnesium90 mg50 mg-44% ↓Magnesium (as Magnesium Carbonate)
Magnesium Citrate45 mg
Magnesium Malate45 mg
Zinc25 mg10 mg-60% ↓Zinc (as Zinc Amino Acid Chelate)
Selenium50 µg50 µg0%Selenium (as Selenium Amino Acid Complex)
Copper2 mg750 µg-63% ↓Copper (as Copper Citrate)
Manganese5 mg1000 µg-80% ↓Manganese (as Manganese Gluconate)
Chromium100 µg50 µg-50% ↓Chromium (as Chromium Nicotinate)
Boron1 mg
25 µgMolybdenum (as Molybdenum Trioxide)
80 mgAntioxidant Phytonutrient Complex
Raspberry and
Wild Blueberry powders)
50 mgSoy Lecithin (with Polyenylphosphatidyl Choline)
30 mgInositol

Nutrients exclusive to Thorne Basic Prenatal

Dose: Adult
Boron1 mg

Nutrients exclusive to USANA Usanimals

Dose: Child
Molybdenum (as Molybdenum Trioxide)25 µg
Antioxidant Phytonutrient Complex80 mg
Raspberry and
Wild Blueberry powders)
Soy Lecithin (with Polyenylphosphatidyl Choline)50 mg
Inositol30 mg

Other ingredients

Thorne Basic PrenatalUSANA Usanimals
Hypromellose (Cellulose), Calcium LaurateCrystalline Fructose, Evaporated Cane Syrup, Wild Berry Flavor, Modified Cellulose, Xylitol, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Dextrin, Citric Acid, Calcium Silicate, Malic Acid, Salt, Dextrose, Soy Lecithin, Stevia, Sodium Carboxymethylcellulose, Hydrolyzed Rice Protein, Sodium Citrate. Contains: Soy and Milk.

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