USANA Body Rox vs USANA Essentials

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)USANA Essentials(Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
VITAMIN A (AS BETA CAROTENE)9000 IU15000 IU67% ↑VITAMIN A (100% AS BETA-CAROTENE)
VITAMIN C (AS POLY C®: CALCIUM, POTASSIUM, MAGNESIUM AND ZINC ASCORBATES)500 mg1300 mg160% ↑VITAMIN C (AS CALCIUM, POTASSIUM, MAGNESIUM & ZINC ASCORBATES)
VITAMIN D (AS CHOLECALCIFEROL)1000 IU1800 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 SUCCINATE)200 IU400 IU100% ↑VITAMIN E (AS D-ALPHA TOCOPHERYL SUCCINATE)
VITAMIN K (AS PHYLLOQUINONE)60 µg60 µg=VITAMIN K (AS PHYLLOQUINONE)
VITAMIN B1 (AS THIAMIN HCL)20 mg27 mg35% ↑VITAMIN B1 (AS THIAMIN HCL)
VITAMIN B2 (AS RIBOFLAVIN)20 mg27 mg35% ↑VITAMIN B2 (AS RIBOFLAVIN)
NIACIN (AS NIACIN AND NIACINAMIDE)36 mg40 mg11% ↑NIACIN (AS NIACIN AND NIACINAMIDE)
VITAMIN B6 (AS PYRIDOXINE HYRODCHLORIDE)24 mg32 mg33% ↑VITAMIN B6 (AS PYRIDOXINE HCL)
FOLATE (AS FOLIC ACID)500 µg1000 µg100% ↑FOLATE (AS FOLIC ACID)
VITAMIN B12 (AS CYANOCOBALAMIN)150 µg200 µg33% ↑VITAMIN B12 (AS CYANOCOBALAMIN)
BIOTIN300 µg300 µg=BIOTIN
PANTOTHENIC ACID (AS D-CALCIUM PANTOTHENATE)30 mg90 mg200% ↑PANTOTHENIC ACID (AS D-CALCIUM PANTOTHENATE)
CALCIUM (AS CALCIUM CARBONATE, CALCIUM CITRATE AND CALCIUM ASCORBATE)225 mg270 mg20% ↑CALCIUM (AS CALCIUM CITRATE AND CALCIUM CARBONATE)
IODINE (AS POTASSIUM IODIDE)150 µg300 µg100% ↑IODINE (AS POTASSIUM IODIDE)
MAGNESIUM (AS MAGNESIUM AA COMPLEX, MAGNESIUM AMINO ACID CHELATE, AND MAGNESIUM CITRATE)112.5 mg300 mg167% ↑MAGNESIUM (AS MAGNESIUM CITRATE AND MAGNESIUM AMINO CHELATE)
ZINC (AS ZINC CITRATE)12 mg20 mg67% ↑ZINC (AS ZINC CITRATE)
SELENIUM (AS SELENIUM AMINO ACID COMPLEX)150 µg200 µg33% ↑SELENIUM (AS L-SELENOMETHONIONE AND SELENIUM AMINO ACID COMPLEX)
COPPER (AS COPPER GLUCONATE)1 mg2 mg100% ↑COPPER (AS COPPER GLUCONATE)
MANGANESE (AS MANGANESE GLUCONATE)3 mg5 mg67% ↑MANGANESE (AS MANGANESE GLUCONATE)
CHROMIUM (AS CHROMIUM NICOTINATE AND CHROMIUM CHLORIDE)150 µg300 µg100% ↑CHROMIUM (AS CHROMIUM POLYNICOTINATE AND CHROMIUM PICOLINATE)
MOLYBDENUM (AS MOLYBDENUM TRIOXIDE)50 µg50 µg0%MOLYBDENUM (AS MOLYBDENUM CITRATE)
CHOLINE BITARTRATE45 mg100 mg122% ↑CHOLINE BITARTRATE
INOSITOL30 mg150 mg400% ↑INOSITOL
L-CYSTEINE HYDROCHOLORIDE45 mg100 mgN-ACETYL L-CYSTEINE
Cysteine hydrochloride contains L-cysteine. The body converts N-acetyl-L-cysteine to L-cysteine.
Sources:
• "Cysteine - uses, dietary sources, available forms, how to take it, precautions, possible interactions "
St Luke's Hospital
Cysteine
ANTIOXIDANT PHYTONUTRIENT COMPLEX143.7 mg
QUERCETIN DIHYDRATEQUERCETIN [contained in: BIOFLAVONOID COMPLEX]
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]30 mgOLIVOL™ (OLIVE EXTRACT, OLEA EUROPAEA L., FRUIT)
GRAPE SEED EXTRACT [VITIS VINIFERA L. SEED]
GREEN TEA EXTRACT-DECAFFEINATED [CAMELIA SINENSIS HUNT, LEAVES]GREEN TEA EXTRACT-DECAFFEINATED [CAMELLIA SINENSIS HUNT, LEAVES] [contained in: BIOFLAVONOID COMPLEX]
MERIVA® (BIOAVAILABLE CURCUMIN COMPLEX)15 mgTURMERIC EXTRACT (CURCUMA LONGA L., ROOT)
Meriva® contains curcuminoid. Curcumin is a form of curcuminoid. Tumeric extract contains curcumin.
Sources:
• "Circumin: Metabolism and Bioavailability, Biological Activities, Disease Prevention, Disease Treatment, Sources, Safety"
byJane Higdon, Ph.D and Victoria J. Drake, Ph.D, Christopher Bates, D.Phil, Linus Pauling Institute
LPI - Micro Nutrient Info Center - Curcumin
• "Phenol Explorer - free access tool showing the amount of polyphenols in foods and metabolites"
byVarious, French National Institute for Agriculture et al.
Phenol-Explorer (Database on polyphenol content in foods)
• "Definition and preparation of tumeric oleoresin"
Food and Agriculture Organisation - United Nations
FAO: Tumeric Oleoresin
• "Information on Meriva from the manufacturer Idena"
Idena
Information on Meriva from Idena
LUTEIN (TAGETES ERECTA L., FLOWER)1500 µg600 µg-60% ↓LUTEIN (TAGETES ERECTA L., FLOWER)
LYCOPENE450 µg1000 µg122% ↑LYCOPENE
BROCCOLI CONCENTRATE (BRASSICA OLERACEA V. BOTRYTIS L., FLOWER)15 mg
34 mgMIXED NATURAL TOCOPHEROLS (D-GAMMA, D-DELTA, D-BETA TOCOPHEROL)
198 mgBIOFLAVONOID COMPLEX [some ingredients are matched elsewhere]
RUTIN
HESPERIDIN [CITRUS SPP. L., FRUIT]
POMEGRANATE EXTRACT [PUNICA GRANATUM L., FRUIT]
CINNAMON EXTRACT [CINNAMOMUM CASSIA L., BARK]
BILBERRY EXTRACT [VACCINIUM MYRTILLUS L., FRUIT]
12 mgCOENZYME Q10
3000 µgBORON (AS BORON CITRATE)
40 µgVANADIUM (AS VANADIUM CITRATE)
3 mgULTRA TRACE MINERALS
Nutrients only in USANA Body Rox
Dose: Teenager
ANTIOXIDANT PHYTONUTRIENT COMPLEX143.7 mg
GRAPE SEED EXTRACT [VITIS VINIFERA L. SEED]
BROCCOLI CONCENTRATE (BRASSICA OLERACEA V. BOTRYTIS L., FLOWER)15 mg
Nutrients only in USANA Essentials
Dose: Adult
MIXED NATURAL TOCOPHEROLS (D-GAMMA, D-DELTA, D-BETA TOCOPHEROL)34 mg
BIOFLAVONOID COMPLEX [some ingredients are matched elsewhere]198 mg
RUTIN
HESPERIDIN [CITRUS SPP. L., FRUIT]
POMEGRANATE EXTRACT [PUNICA GRANATUM L., FRUIT]
CINNAMON EXTRACT [CINNAMOMUM CASSIA L., BARK]
BILBERRY EXTRACT [VACCINIUM MYRTILLUS L., FRUIT]
COENZYME Q1012 mg
BORON (AS BORON CITRATE)3000 µg
VANADIUM (AS VANADIUM CITRATE)40 µg
ULTRA TRACE MINERALS3 mg
Other ingredients
USANA Body RoxUSANA Essentials
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 CITRATEMicrocrystalline 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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