USANA Body Rox vs Life Extension Children’s Formula

All of the differences set out neatly so that you can make a choice between them.

Complete nutritional comparison


Ingredient
USANA Body Rox(Daily Dose)Life Extension Children's Formula(Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
VITAMIN A (AS BETA CAROTENE)9000 IU1050 µg?Vitamin A (as beta-carotene)
VITAMIN C (AS POLY C®: CALCIUM, POTASSIUM, MAGNESIUM AND ZINC ASCORBATES)500 mg120 mg-76% ↓Vitamin C (as ascorbic acid)
VITAMIN D (AS CHOLECALCIFEROL)1000 IU10 µgVitamin 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 SUCCINATE)200 IU20.1 mg?Vitamin E (as D-alpha tocopheryl succinate)
VITAMIN K (AS PHYLLOQUINONE)60 µg
VITAMIN B1 (AS THIAMIN HCL)20 mg3 mg-85% ↓Thiamine (Vitamin B1) (as thiamine 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
VITAMIN B2 (AS RIBOFLAVIN)20 mg1.7 mg-92% ↓Riboflavin (Vitamin B2)
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 NIACIN AND NIACINAMIDE)36 mg20 mg-44% ↓Niacin (Vitamin B3) (as niacinamide)
VITAMIN B6 (AS PYRIDOXINE HYRODCHLORIDE)24 mg2 mg-92% ↓Vitamin B6 (as pyridoxine HCI)
FOLATE (AS FOLIC ACID)500 µg265 µg-47% ↓Folate (as folic acid, L-5-methyltetrahydrofolate calcium salt)
VITAMIN B12 (AS CYANOCOBALAMIN)150 µg6 µg-96% ↓Vitamin B12 (as cyanocobalamin)
BIOTIN300 µg300 µg=Biotin
PANTOTHENIC ACID (AS D-CALCIUM PANTOTHENATE)30 mg10 mg-67% ↓Pantothenic acid (as D-calcium pantothenate)
CALCIUM (AS CALCIUM CARBONATE, CALCIUM CITRATE AND CALCIUM ASCORBATE)225 mg
IODINE (AS POTASSIUM IODIDE)150 µg150 µg=Iodine (as potassium iodide)
MAGNESIUM (AS MAGNESIUM AA COMPLEX, MAGNESIUM AMINO ACID CHELATE, AND MAGNESIUM CITRATE)112.5 mg50 mg-56% ↓Magnesium (as magnesium oxide)
ZINC (AS ZINC CITRATE)12 mg10 mg-17% ↓Zinc (as TRAACS® zinc bisglycinate chelate)
SELENIUM (AS SELENIUM AMINO ACID COMPLEX)150 µg25 µg-83% ↓Selenium (as L-selenomethionine)
COPPER (AS COPPER GLUCONATE)1 mg
MANGANESE (AS MANGANESE GLUCONATE)3 mg
CHROMIUM (AS CHROMIUM NICOTINATE AND CHROMIUM CHLORIDE)150 µg
MOLYBDENUM (AS MOLYBDENUM TRIOXIDE)50 µg20 µg-60% ↓Molybdenum (as TRAACS® molybdenum glycinate chelate)
CHOLINE BITARTRATE45 mg
INOSITOL30 mg10 mg-67% ↓Inositol
L-CYSTEINE HYDROCHOLORIDE45 mg
ANTIOXIDANT PHYTONUTRIENT COMPLEX143.7 mg
QUERCETIN DIHYDRATE
OLIVOL® [OLIVE EXTRACT, OLEA EUROPAEA L., FRUIT]
GRAPE SEED EXTRACT [VITIS VINIFERA L. SEED]
GREEN TEA EXTRACT-DECAFFEINATED [CAMELIA SINENSIS HUNT, LEAVES]
MERIVA® (BIOAVAILABLE CURCUMIN COMPLEX)
LUTEIN (TAGETES ERECTA L., FLOWER)1500 µg5 mg233% ↑trans-lutein [contained in: Marigold extract (flowers) [std. to]
LYCOPENE450 µg
BROCCOLI CONCENTRATE (BRASSICA OLERACEA V. BOTRYTIS L., FLOWER)15 mg
10 mgPotassium (as potassium citrate)
11.2 mgMarigold extract (flowers) [std. to [some ingredients are matched elsewhere]
155 µgtrans-zeaxanthin ]
1 mgCoenzyme Q10
Nutrients only in USANA Body Rox
Dose: Teenager
VITAMIN K (AS PHYLLOQUINONE)60 µg
CALCIUM (AS CALCIUM CARBONATE, CALCIUM CITRATE AND CALCIUM ASCORBATE)225 mg
COPPER (AS COPPER GLUCONATE)1 mg
MANGANESE (AS MANGANESE GLUCONATE)3 mg
CHROMIUM (AS CHROMIUM NICOTINATE AND CHROMIUM CHLORIDE)150 µg
CHOLINE BITARTRATE45 mg
L-CYSTEINE HYDROCHOLORIDE45 mg
ANTIOXIDANT PHYTONUTRIENT COMPLEX143.7 mg
QUERCETIN DIHYDRATE
OLIVOL® [OLIVE EXTRACT, OLEA EUROPAEA L., FRUIT]
GRAPE SEED EXTRACT [VITIS VINIFERA L. SEED]
GREEN TEA EXTRACT-DECAFFEINATED [CAMELIA SINENSIS HUNT, LEAVES]
MERIVA® (BIOAVAILABLE CURCUMIN COMPLEX)
LYCOPENE450 µg
BROCCOLI CONCENTRATE (BRASSICA OLERACEA V. BOTRYTIS L., FLOWER)15 mg
Nutrients only in Life Extension Children's Formula
Dose: Child
Potassium (as potassium citrate)10 mg
Marigold extract (flowers) [std. to [some ingredients are matched elsewhere]11.2 mg
trans-zeaxanthin ]155 µg
Coenzyme Q101 mg
Other ingredients
USANA Body RoxLife Extension Children's Formula
MICROCRYSTALLINE CELLULOSE, CROSCARMELLOSE SODIUM, SILICON (AS SILICON DIOXIDE AND SILICON AMINO ACID CHELATE), MODIFIED CELLULOSE, DEXTRIN, ASCORBYL PALMITATE, HYDROLYZED RICE PROTEIN, NATURAL MANGO FLAVOR, DEXTROSE, SOY LECITHIN, STEVIA, SODIUM CARBOXYMETHYLCELLULOSE, SODIUM CITRATExylitol, microcrystalline cellulose, natural beet color, natural (cherry, vanilla, strawberry) flavors, stearic acid, citric acid, gum arabic, silica, dicalcium phosphate, luo han guo extract, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, maltodextrin, corn starch, stevia extract.
Contains soybeans.

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