Thorne Research, Children’s Basic Nutrients vs USANA Cellsentials Pack

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Complete nutritional comparison


Ingredient
Thorne Research, Children's Basic Nutrients(Daily Dose)USANA Cellsentials Pack(Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (from787.2 µg12000 IU?VITAMIN A (AS
Beta Carotene and562.2 µg
Palmitate)225 µg
3000 IU25% RETINYL ACETATE AND
75% AS BETA CAROTENE AND MIXED CAROTENOIDS)
Vitamin C (as Ascorbic Acid)250 mg1000 mg300% ↑VITAMIN C (AS POLY C® BLEND: CALCIUM, POTASSIUM, MAGNESIUM AND ZINC ASCORBATES)
Vitamin D (as Vitamin D3 400 IU)10 µg2000 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)80.4 µg200 IU?VITAMIN E (AS D-ALPHA TOCOPHERYL SUCCINATE)
Vitamin K (as Vitamin K1)30 µg540 µg1700% ↑VITAMIN K (AS K1 [PHYTONADIONE] AND K2 [MK-7 MENAQUINONE])
Thiamin (as Thiamin HCL)12 mg30 mg150% ↑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)3.3 mg30 mg809% ↑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 (as 9 mg Niacin and49 mg40 mg-18% ↓NIACIN (AS NIACINAMIDE AND NIACIN)
Niacinamide)40 mg
Vitamin B6 (as Pyridoxal 5'-Phosphate)3 mg32 mg967% ↑VITAMIN B6 (AS PYRIDOXINE HCL)
Folate (as666.7 µg600 µg-10% ↓FOLATE (AS FOLIC ACID)
Calcium Folinate and200 µg
L-5-Methyltetrahydrofolate from L-5-Methyltetrahydrofolic Acid, Glucosamine Salt)200 µg
Vitamin B12 (as135 µg200 µg48% ↑VITAMIN B12 (AS CYANOCOBALAMIN)
Adenosylcobalamin and67.5 µg
Methylcobalamin)67.5 µg
Biotin120 µg300 µg150% ↑BIOTIN
Pantothenic Acid (as Calcium Pantothenate)124 mg90 mg-27% ↓PANTOTHENIC ACID (AS D-CALCIUM PANTOTHENATE)
Choline (as Choline Citrate)11 mg250 mgCHOLINE BITARTRATE
Choline bitartrate contains choline.
Sources:
• "Tool for calculating molecular weights"
bywebqc.org, webqc.org
Web QC - Molecular Weight Calculation Tool
Calcium (as69 mg225 mg226% ↑CALCIUM (AS CALCIUM CITRATE AND CALCIUM ASCORBATE)
Calcium Citrate and34.5 mg
Calcium Malate)34.5 mg
Iron (as Iron Picolinate)4.5 mg
Iodine (as Potassium Iodide)67.5 µg500 µg641% ↑IODINE (AS POTASSIUM IODIDE)
Magnesium (as45 mg225 mg400% ↑MAGNESIUM (AS MAGNESIUM CITRATE AND MAGNESIUM ASCORBATE)
Magnesium Citrate and22.5 mg
Magnesium Malate)22.5 mg
Zinc (as Zinc Picolinate)4.5 mg20 mg344% ↑ZINC (AS ZINC CITRATE)
Selenium (as L-Selenomethionine)60 µg200 µg233% ↑SELENIUM (AS L-SELENOMETHIONINE AND SODIUM SELENITE)
Copper (as Copper Picolinate)450 µg2 mg344% ↑COPPER (AS COPPER GLUCONATE)
Manganese (as Manganese Picolinate)1.8 mg2 mg11% ↑MANGANESE (AS MANGANESE GLUCONATE)
Chromium (as TRAACS® Chromium Nicotinate Glycinate Chelate)60 µg300 µg400% ↑CHROMIUM (AS CHROMIUM POLYNICOTINATE)
Molybdenum (as TRAACS® Molybdenum Glycinate Chelate)30 µg50 µg67% ↑MOLYBDENUM (AS MOLYBDENUM CITRATE)
Boron (as Boronorganic™ Boron Glycinate Complex)900 µg3000 µg233% ↑BORON (AS BORON CITRATE)
Lutein (from Aztec Marigold extract (flower) (Tagetes erecta))36 µg600 µg1567% ↑LUTEIN (TAGETES ERECTA L., FLOWER)
80 mgMIXED TOCOPHEROLS (D-GAMMA, D-DELTA, D-BETA TOCOPHEROL)
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 mgHESPEREDIN [CITRUS SPP. L., FRUIT]
40 mgRESVERATROL
30 mgOLIVOL® [OLIVE FRUIT EXTRACT, OLEA EUROPAEA L., FRUIT]
128 mgINOSITOL
12 mgCOENZYME Q10
1000 µgLYCOPENE
4 mgSILICON (AS CALCIUM SILICATE)
40 µgVANADIUM (AS VANADIUM CITRATE)
3000 µgULTRA TRACE MINERALS
160 mgN-ACETYL L-CYSTEINE
Nutrients only in Thorne Research, Children's Basic Nutrients
Dose: Child
Iron (as Iron Picolinate)4.5 mg
Nutrients only in USANA Cellsentials Pack
Dose: Adult
MIXED TOCOPHEROLS (D-GAMMA, D-DELTA, D-BETA TOCOPHEROL)80 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
HESPEREDIN [CITRUS SPP. L., FRUIT]40 mg
RESVERATROL40 mg
OLIVOL® [OLIVE FRUIT EXTRACT, OLEA EUROPAEA L., FRUIT]30 mg
INOSITOL128 mg
COENZYME Q1012 mg
LYCOPENE1000 µg
SILICON (AS CALCIUM SILICATE)4 mg
VANADIUM (AS VANADIUM CITRATE)40 µg
ULTRA TRACE MINERALS3000 µg
N-ACETYL L-CYSTEINE160 mg
Other ingredients
Thorne Research, Children's Basic NutrientsUSANA Cellsentials Pack
Hypromellose (derived from cellulose) capsule, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Calcium Laurate, Silicon DioxideMICROCRYSTALLINE 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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