Trace Minerals Research, Kid's Multi vs USANA Essentials

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Complete nutritional comparison



Ingredient
Trace Minerals Research, Kid's Multi (Daily Dose)USANA Essentials (Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (as Retinyl Palmitate)750 mcg RAE15000 IU?VITAMIN A (100% AS BETA-CAROTENE)
Vitamin C (as Ascorbic acid)100 mg1300 mg1200% ↑VITAMIN C (AS CALCIUM, POTASSIUM, MAGNESIUM & ZINC ASCORBATES)
Vitamin D3 (as Cholecalciferol)24 µg1800 IU?VITAMIN D3 (AS CHOLECALCIFEROL)
Vitamin E (as d-a Tocopherol acetate)20 mg400 IU?VITAMIN E (AS D-ALPHA TOCOPHERYL SUCCINATE)
Thiamin (Thamin HCl) (Vitamin B1)1.5 mg27 mg1700% ↑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 (Vitamin B2)1.5 mg27 mg1700% ↑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 Niacinamide) (Vitamin B3)12 mg40 mg233% ↑NIACIN (AS NIACIN AND NIACINAMIDE)
Vitamin B6 (as Pyridoxine HCl)5 mg32 mg540% ↑VITAMIN B6 (AS PYRIDOXINE HCL)
Folate (as 375 mcg Folic Acid)638 mcg DFE1000 µg?FOLATE (AS FOLIC ACID)
Vitamin B12 (as Methylcobalamin)9 µg200 µg2122% ↑VITAMIN B12 (AS CYANOCOBALAMIN)
Biotin70 µg300 µg329% ↑BIOTIN
Pantothenic Acid (as d-Calcium pantothenate)10 mg90 mg800% ↑PANTOTHENIC ACID (AS D-CALCIUM PANTOTHENATE)
Choline (as Bitartrate)3 mg100 mgCHOLINE BITARTRATE
Choline bitartrate contains choline.
Sources:
• "Tool for calculating molecular weights"
bywebqc.org, webqc.org
Web QC - Molecular Weight Calculation Tool
Magnesium (from ITM)2 mg300 mg14900% ↑MAGNESIUM (AS MAGNESIUM CITRATE AND MAGNESIUM AMINO CHELATE)
Zinc (as Zinc Gluconate)5 mg20 mg300% ↑ZINC (AS ZINC CITRATE)
Selenium (as Selenium Methionine)20 µg200 µg900% ↑SELENIUM (AS L-SELENOMETHONIONE AND SELENIUM AMINO ACID COMPLEX)
Manganese (as Manganese Gluconate)2 mg5 mg150% ↑MANGANESE (AS MANGANESE GLUCONATE)
Chromium (as Chromium ACC)10 µg300 µg2900% ↑CHROMIUM (AS CHROMIUM POLYNICOTINATE AND CHROMIUM PICOLINATE)
Chloride (from ITM)75 mg
Potassium (as Potassium Citrate)5 mg
Ionic Trace Mineral (ITM) Complex (A concentrated complex of full spectrum ionic trace minerals)30 mg3 mg-90% ↓ULTRA TRACE MINERALS
Comparison figures for extracts, concentrates and complexes should not be relied on. The original ingredients and extraction processes may differ widely.
Inositol3 mg150 mg4900% ↑INOSITOL
Sulfate (from ITM)5 mg
PABA (Para-Aminobenzoic Acid)45 µg
Boron (from ITM)20 µg3000 µg14900% ↑BORON (AS BORON CITRATE)
60 µgVITAMIN K (AS PHYLLOQUINONE)
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]
100 mgN-ACETYL L-CYSTEINE
12 mgCOENZYME Q10
15 mgTURMERIC EXTRACT (CURCUMA LONGA L., ROOT)
600 µgLUTEIN (TAGETES ERECTA L., FLOWER)
1000 µgLYCOPENE
270 mgCALCIUM (AS CALCIUM CITRATE AND CALCIUM CARBONATE)
300 µgIODINE (AS POTASSIUM IODIDE)
2 mgCOPPER (AS COPPER GLUCONATE)
50 µgMOLYBDENUM (AS MOLYBDENUM CITRATE)
40 µgVANADIUM (AS VANADIUM CITRATE)

Nutrients exclusive to Trace Minerals Research, Kid's Multi

Dose: Child
Chloride (from ITM)75 mg
Potassium (as Potassium Citrate)5 mg
Sulfate (from ITM)5 mg
PABA (Para-Aminobenzoic Acid)45 µg

Nutrients exclusive to USANA Essentials

Dose: Adult
VITAMIN K (AS PHYLLOQUINONE)60 µg
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]
N-ACETYL L-CYSTEINE100 mg
COENZYME Q1012 mg
TURMERIC EXTRACT (CURCUMA LONGA L., ROOT)15 mg
LUTEIN (TAGETES ERECTA L., FLOWER)600 µg
LYCOPENE1000 µg
CALCIUM (AS CALCIUM CITRATE AND CALCIUM CARBONATE)270 mg
IODINE (AS POTASSIUM IODIDE)300 µg
COPPER (AS COPPER GLUCONATE)2 mg
MOLYBDENUM (AS MOLYBDENUM CITRATE)50 µg
VANADIUM (AS VANADIUM CITRATE)40 µg

Other ingredients

Trace Minerals Research, Kid's MultiUSANA Essentials
Purified water, juice concentrate blend (pineapple, peach, pear), pure cane sugar, glycerine, natural flavor, xanthan gum, potassium sorbate, potassium benzoate, stevia leaf extract.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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