Thorne Research, Children’s Basic Nutrients vs USANA Usanimals

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Complete nutritional comparison


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

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (from787.2 µg5000 IU?VITAMIN A (AS BETA CAROTENE)
Beta Carotene and562.2 µg
Palmitate)225 µg
Vitamin C (as Ascorbic Acid)250 mg250 mg0%VITAMIN C (AS ASCORBIC ACID AND SODIUM ASCORBATE)
Vitamin D (as Vitamin D3 400 IU)10 µg1000 IU?VITAMIN D (AS CHOLECALCIFEROL)
Vitamin E (as d-Alpha Tocopheryl)80.4 µg100 IU?VITAMIN E (AS D-ALPHA TOCOPHERYL SUCCINATE)
Vitamin K (as Vitamin K1)30 µg40 µg33% ↑VITAMIN K (AS PHYLLOQUINONE)
Thiamin (as Thiamin HCL)12 mg2.5 mg-79% ↓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 (as Riboflavin 5'-Phosphate Sodium)3.3 mg2.5 mg-24% ↓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 mg20 mg-59% ↓NIACIN (AS NIACINAMIDE)
Niacinamide)40 mg
Vitamin B6 (as Pyridoxal 5'-Phosphate)3 mg2.5 mg-17% ↓VITAMIN B6 (AS PYRIDOXINE HYDROCHLORIDE)
Folate (as666.7 µg400 µg-40% ↓FOLATE (AS FOLIC ACID)
Calcium Folinate and200 µg
L-5-Methyltetrahydrofolate from L-5-Methyltetrahydrofolic Acid, Glucosamine Salt)200 µg
Vitamin B12 (as135 µg40 µg-70% ↓VITAMIN B12 (AS CYANOCOBALAMIN)
Adenosylcobalamin and67.5 µg
Methylcobalamin)67.5 µg
Biotin120 µg150 µg25% ↑BIOTIN
Pantothenic Acid (as Calcium Pantothenate)124 mg10 mg-92% ↓PANTOTHENIC ACID (AS D-CALCIUM PANTOTHENATE)
Choline (as Choline Citrate)11 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
Calcium (as69 mg150 mg117% ↑CALCIUM (AS MILK CALCIUM)
Calcium Citrate and34.5 mg
Calcium Malate)34.5 mg
Iron (as Iron Picolinate)4.5 mg4 mg-11% ↓IRON (AS FERROUS FUMURATE USP)
Iodine (as Potassium Iodide)67.5 µg100 µg48% ↑IODINE (AS POTASSIUM IODIDE)
Magnesium (as45 mg50 mg11% ↑MAGNESIUM (AS MAGNESIUM CARBONATE)
Magnesium Citrate and22.5 mg
Magnesium Malate)22.5 mg
Zinc (as Zinc Picolinate)4.5 mg10 mg122% ↑ZINC (AS ZINC AMINO ACID CHELATE)
Selenium (as L-Selenomethionine)60 µg50 µg-17% ↓SELENIUM (AS SELENIUM AMINO ACID COMPLEX)
Copper (as Copper Picolinate)450 µg750 µg67% ↑COPPER (AS COPPER CITRATE)
Manganese (as Manganese Picolinate)1.8 mg1000 µg-44% ↓MANGANESE (AS MANGANESE GLUCONATE)
Chromium (as TRAACS® Chromium Nicotinate Glycinate Chelate)60 µg50 µg-17% ↓CHROMIUM (AS CHROMIUM NICOTINATE)
Molybdenum (as TRAACS® Molybdenum Glycinate Chelate)30 µg25 µg-17% ↓MOLYBDENUM (AS MOLYBDENUM TRIOXIDE)
Boron (as Boronorganic™ Boron Glycinate Complex)900 µg
Lutein (from Aztec Marigold extract (flower) (Tagetes erecta))36 µg
80 mgANTIOXIDANT PHYTONUTRIENT COMPLEX
(BLACKBERRY,
CRANBERRY,
RASPBERRY, AND
WILD BLUEBERRY FRUIT POWDERS)
30 mgINOSITOL
Nutrients only in Thorne Research, Children's Basic Nutrients
Dose: Child
Boron (as Boronorganic™ Boron Glycinate Complex)900 µg
Lutein (from Aztec Marigold extract (flower) (Tagetes erecta))36 µg
Nutrients only in USANA Usanimals
Dose: Child
ANTIOXIDANT PHYTONUTRIENT COMPLEX80 mg
(BLACKBERRY,
CRANBERRY,
RASPBERRY, AND
WILD BLUEBERRY FRUIT POWDERS)
INOSITOL30 mg
Other ingredients
Thorne Research, Children's Basic NutrientsUSANA Usanimals
Hypromellose (derived from cellulose) capsule, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Calcium Laurate, Silicon DioxideCRYSTALLINE 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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