USANA Cellsentials Pack vs Centrum Kids

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

Complete nutritional comparison


Ingredient
USANA Cellsentials Pack(Daily Dose)Centrum Kids(Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
VITAMIN A (AS12000 IU3500 IU-71% ↓Vitamin A (29% as Beta-Carotene)
25% RETINYL ACETATE AND3000 IU
75% AS BETA CAROTENE AND MIXED CAROTENOIDS)
VITAMIN C (AS POLY C® BLEND: CALCIUM, POTASSIUM, MAGNESIUM AND ZINC ASCORBATES)1000 mg60 mg-94% ↓Vitamin C
VITAMIN D3 (AS CHOLECALCIFEROL)2000 IU400 IUVitamin D
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 IU30 IU-85% ↓Vitamin E
VITAMIN K (AS K1 [PHYTONADIONE] AND K2 [MK-7 MENAQUINONE])540 µg10 µg-98% ↓Vitamin K
VITAMIN B1 (AS THIAMIN HCL)30 mg1.5 mg-95% ↓Thiamin
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)30 mg1.7 mg-94% ↓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 AND NIACIN)40 mg20 mg-50% ↓Niacin
VITAMIN B6 (AS PYRIDOXINE HCL)32 mg2 mg-94% ↓Vitamin B6
FOLATE (AS FOLIC ACID)600 µg400 µgFolic Acid
Both folate and folic acid are forms of vitamin B9.
Sources:
• "Small Molecule Pathway Database (SMPDB): Folate metabolism"
Genome Alberta, Genome British Columbia & Genome Canada
SMPDB: Folate Metabolism
• "Folate fact sheet for health professionals"
Office of Dietary Supplements - National Institutes of Health - USA
Folate fact sheet for Health Professionals
VITAMIN B12 (AS CYANOCOBALAMIN)200 µg6 µg-97% ↓Vitamin B12
BIOTIN300 µg45 µg-85% ↓Biotin
PANTOTHENIC ACID (AS D-CALCIUM PANTOTHENATE)90 mg10 mg-89% ↓Pantothenic Acid
MIXED TOCOPHEROLS (D-GAMMA, D-DELTA, D-BETA TOCOPHEROL)80 mg
INCELLIGENCE™ COMPLEX
ALPHA LIPOIC ACID100 mg
MERIVA® BIOAVAILABLE CURCUMIN COMPLEX [CURCUMA LONGA L., ROOT]72 mg
GREEN TEA EXTRACT [CAMELLIA SINENSIS HUNT., LEAVES]70 mg
QUERCETIN DIHYDRATE60 mg
RUTIN40 mg
HESPEREDIN [CITRUS SPP. L., FRUIT]40 mg
RESVERATROL40 mg
OLIVOL® [OLIVE FRUIT EXTRACT, OLEA EUROPAEA L., FRUIT]30 mg
INOSITOL128 mg
CHOLINE BITARTRATE250 mg
COENZYME Q1012 mg
LUTEIN (TAGETES ERECTA L., FLOWER)600 µg
LYCOPENE1000 µg
CALCIUM (AS CALCIUM CITRATE AND CALCIUM ASCORBATE)225 mg108 mg-52% ↓Calcium
IODINE (AS POTASSIUM IODIDE)500 µg150 µg-70% ↓Iodine
MAGNESIUM (AS MAGNESIUM CITRATE AND MAGNESIUM ASCORBATE)225 mg40 mg-82% ↓Magnesium
ZINC (AS ZINC CITRATE)20 mg15 mg-25% ↓Zinc
SELENIUM (AS L-SELENOMETHIONINE AND SODIUM SELENITE)200 µg
COPPER (AS COPPER GLUCONATE)2 mg2 mg=Copper
MANGANESE (AS MANGANESE GLUCONATE)2 mg1 mg-50% ↓Manganese
CHROMIUM (AS CHROMIUM POLYNICOTINATE)300 µg20 µg-93% ↓Chromium
MOLYBDENUM (AS MOLYBDENUM CITRATE)50 µg20 µg-60% ↓Molybdenum
BORON (AS BORON CITRATE)3000 µg
SILICON (AS CALCIUM SILICATE)4 mg
VANADIUM (AS VANADIUM CITRATE)40 µg
ULTRA TRACE MINERALS3000 µg
N-ACETYL L-CYSTEINE160 mg
18 mgIron
50 mgPhosphorus
Nutrients only in USANA Cellsentials Pack
Dose: Adult
MIXED TOCOPHEROLS (D-GAMMA, D-DELTA, D-BETA TOCOPHEROL)80 mg
INCELLIGENCE™ COMPLEX
ALPHA LIPOIC ACID100 mg
MERIVA® BIOAVAILABLE CURCUMIN COMPLEX [CURCUMA LONGA L., ROOT]72 mg
GREEN TEA EXTRACT [CAMELLIA SINENSIS HUNT., LEAVES]70 mg
QUERCETIN DIHYDRATE60 mg
RUTIN40 mg
HESPEREDIN [CITRUS SPP. L., FRUIT]40 mg
RESVERATROL40 mg
OLIVOL® [OLIVE FRUIT EXTRACT, OLEA EUROPAEA L., FRUIT]30 mg
INOSITOL128 mg
CHOLINE BITARTRATE250 mg
COENZYME Q1012 mg
LUTEIN (TAGETES ERECTA L., FLOWER)600 µg
LYCOPENE1000 µg
SELENIUM (AS L-SELENOMETHIONINE AND SODIUM SELENITE)200 µg
BORON (AS BORON CITRATE)3000 µg
SILICON (AS CALCIUM SILICATE)4 mg
VANADIUM (AS VANADIUM CITRATE)40 µg
ULTRA TRACE MINERALS3000 µg
N-ACETYL L-CYSTEINE160 mg
Nutrients only in Centrum Kids
Dose: Child
Iron18 mg
Phosphorus50 mg
Other ingredients
USANA Cellsentials PackCentrum Kids
MICROCRYSTALLINE CELLULOSE, MODIFIED CELLULOSE, CROSCARMELLOSE SODIUM, ASCORBYL PALMITATE, ORGANIC MALTODEXTRIN, PREGELATINIZED STARCH, MODIFIED STARCH, SILICON DIOXIDE, VANILLA EXTRACT, ORGANIC SUNFLOWER LECITHIN, ORGANIC PALM OLEIN, ORGANIC GUAR GUM.Sucrose, Dibasic Calcium Phosphate, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Mannitol (wheat), Calcium Carbonate, Ascorbic Acid (Vit. C), Magnesium Oxide, Pregelatinized Corn Starch, Mono­ and Di­glycerides, Stearic Acid (soybean), Maltodextrin. Contains < 2% of: Aspartame, Beta­Carotene, BHT (to retard oxidation), Biotin, Blue 2 Lake, Calcium Pantothenate, Carbonyl Iron, Carrageenan, Cholecalciferol (Vit. D3), Chromic Chloride, Citric Acid, Cupric Oxide, Cyanocobalamin (Vit. B12), Dextrose, dl­Alpha Tocopheryl Acetate (Vit. E), Folic Acid, Gelatin, Guar Gum, Lactose (milk), Magnesium Stearate, Malic Acid, Manganese Sulfate, Modified Corn Starch, Natural and Artificial Flavors, Niacinamide, Phytonadione (Vit. K), Potassium Iodide, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vit. B6), Red 40 Lake, Riboflavin (Vit. B2), Silicon Dioxide, Sodium Molybdate, Thiamine Mononitrate (Vit. B1), Tocopherols (to retard oxidation), Vanillin, Vitamin A Acetate, Yellow 6 Lake, Zinc Oxide. Contains: Milk, Soybean, heat.

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