USANA Body Rox vs Life Extension Two-Per-Day Capsules

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Complete nutritional comparison


Ingredient
USANA Body Rox(Daily Dose)Life Extension Two-Per-Day Capsules(Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
VITAMIN A (AS BETA CAROTENE)9000 IU1500 µg?Vitamin A (as beta-carotene, acetate) (5,000 IU)
VITAMIN C (AS POLY C®: CALCIUM, POTASSIUM, MAGNESIUM AND ZINC ASCORBATES)500 mg470 mg-6% ↓Vitamin C (as ascorbic acid, calcium and niacinamide ascorbates)
VITAMIN D (AS CHOLECALCIFEROL)1000 IU50 µgVitamin D3 (as cholecalciferol) (2,000 IU)
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 IU67 mg?Vitamin E (as D-alpha tocopheryl succinate, D-alpha tocopherol)
VITAMIN K (AS PHYLLOQUINONE)60 µg
VITAMIN B1 (AS THIAMIN HCL)20 mg75 mg275% ↑Thiamine (vitamin B1) (as thiamine HCI)
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 mg50 mg150% ↑Riboflavin (vitamin B2) (as riboflavin, riboflavin 5’-phosphate)
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 mg50 mg39% ↑Niacin (as niacinamide, niacinamide ascorbate)
VITAMIN B6 (AS PYRIDOXINE HYRODCHLORIDE)24 mg75 mg212% ↑Vitamin B6 (as pyridoxine HCI, pyridoxal 5’-phosphate)
FOLATE (AS FOLIC ACID)500 µg400 µg-20% ↓Folate (as L-5-methyltetrahydrofolate calcium salt)
VITAMIN B12 (AS CYANOCOBALAMIN)150 µg300 µg100% ↑Vitamin B12 (as methylcobalamin)
BIOTIN300 µg300 µg=Biotin
PANTOTHENIC ACID (AS D-CALCIUM PANTOTHENATE)30 mg50 mg67% ↑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 mg100 mg-11% ↓Magnesium (as magnesium oxide)
ZINC (AS ZINC CITRATE)12 mg25 mg108% ↑Zinc (as zinc citrate, L-OptiZinc® zinc mono-L-methionine sulfate)
SELENIUM (AS SELENIUM AMINO ACID COMPLEX)150 µg200 µg33% ↑Selenium [as sodium selenite, SelenoExcell® high selenium yeast, Se-Methyl L-selenocysteine]
COPPER (AS COPPER GLUCONATE)1 mg
MANGANESE (AS MANGANESE GLUCONATE)3 mg2 mg-33% ↓Manganese (as manganese citrate, gluconate)
CHROMIUM (AS CHROMIUM NICOTINATE AND CHROMIUM CHLORIDE)150 µg200 µg33% ↑Chromium [as Crominex® 3+ chromium stabilized with Capros® amla extract (fruit) and PrimaVie® Shilajit]
MOLYBDENUM (AS MOLYBDENUM TRIOXIDE)50 µg100 µg100% ↑Molybdenum (as molybdenum amino acid chelate)
CHOLINE BITARTRATE45 mg
INOSITOL30 mg50 mg67% ↑Inositol
L-CYSTEINE HYDROCHOLORIDE45 mg
ANTIOXIDANT PHYTONUTRIENT COMPLEX143.7 mg
QUERCETIN DIHYDRATE5 mgquercetin [contained in: Bio-Quercetin phytosome (providing 5mg quercetin [from Japanese sophora concentrate (flower bud)], phosphatidylcholine complex [from sunflower])]
Quercetin dihydrate contains quercetin.
Sources:
• "Tool for calculating molecular weights"
bywebqc.org, webqc.org
Web QC - Molecular Weight Calculation Tool
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 (flower) [std. to]
LYCOPENE450 µg1 mg122% ↑Lycopene [from LycoBeads® natural tomato extract (fruit)]
BROCCOLI CONCENTRATE (BRASSICA OLERACEA V. BOTRYTIS L., FLOWER)15 mg
25 mgAlpha lipoic acid
20 mgNatural mixed tocopherols (providing gamma, delta, alpha, beta)
15 mgBio-Quercetin phytosome (providing 5mg quercetin [from Japanese sophora concentrate (flower bud)], phosphatidylcholine complex [from sunflower]) [all ingredients are matched elsewhere]
11.12 mgMarigold extract (flower) [std. to [some ingredients are matched elsewhere]
155 µgtrans-zeaxanthin ]
5 mgApigenin
3 mgBoron (as boron amino acid chelate)
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
CHOLINE BITARTRATE45 mg
L-CYSTEINE HYDROCHOLORIDE45 mg
ANTIOXIDANT PHYTONUTRIENT COMPLEX143.7 mg
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)
BROCCOLI CONCENTRATE (BRASSICA OLERACEA V. BOTRYTIS L., FLOWER)15 mg
Nutrients only in Life Extension Two-Per-Day Capsules
Dose: Adult
Alpha lipoic acid25 mg
Natural mixed tocopherols (providing gamma, delta, alpha, beta)20 mg
Bio-Quercetin phytosome (providing 5mg quercetin [from Japanese sophora concentrate (flower bud)], phosphatidylcholine complex [from sunflower]) [all ingredients are matched elsewhere]15 mg
Marigold extract (flower) [std. to [some ingredients are matched elsewhere]11.12 mg
trans-zeaxanthin ]155 µg
Apigenin5 mg
Boron (as boron amino acid chelate)3 mg
Other ingredients
USANA Body RoxLife Extension Two-Per-Day Capsules
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 CITRATEstearic acid, croscarmellose sodium, vegetable stearate, silica, aqueous film coating (purified water, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, glycerin), dicalcium phosphate, microcrystalline cellulose, maltodextrin.

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