USANA Cellsentials Pack vs Pure Vegan, Advanced Vegan

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)Pure Vegan, Advanced Vegan(Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
VITAMIN A (AS12000 IU12500 IU4% ↑Vitamin A (as Alpha-Carotene & Beta-Carotene) [contained in: Betatene® providing:]
25% RETINYL ACETATE AND3000 IU98 µgCryptoxanthin
The body converts [A] to vitamin A.
Sources:
• "Explaining the relationships between different forms of Vitamin A"
Office of Dietary Supplements - National Institutes of Health - USA
Dietary Supplement Fact Sheet: Vitamin A
• "Article on carotenoids, their biological activities, role in disease prevention and food sources."
byJane Higdon, Ph.D and Victoria J. Drake, Ph.D, Linus Pauling Institute
Carotenoids: Alpha-Carotene, Beta-Carotene, Beta-Cryptoxanthin, Lycopene, Lutein, and Zeaxanthin
• "Article on Vitamin A metabolism, how it is used in the body and role in disease prevention"
byJane Higdon, Ph.D and Victoria J. Drake, Ph.D, Linus Pauling Institute
LPI - Micro Nutrient Info Center - Vitamin A
• "Vitamin A - Nutrient reference values for Australia and New Zealand"
Ministry of Health
Nutrient reference values - Vitamin A - Australia and New Zealand
• "RFA: Table of vitamin conversion factors"
RFA: Regulatory Affairs
RFA: Vitamin Conversion Table
75% AS BETA CAROTENE AND MIXED CAROTENOIDS)
VITAMIN C (AS POLY C® BLEND: CALCIUM, POTASSIUM, MAGNESIUM AND ZINC ASCORBATES)1000 mg100 mg-90% ↓Vitamin C (as Ascorbyl Palmitate & Ascorbic Acid)
VITAMIN D3 (AS CHOLECALCIFEROL)2000 IU200 IUVitamin D (as Ergocalciferol)
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 IU200 IU=Vitamin E (as d-Alpha Tocopherpl Acetate)
VITAMIN K (AS K1 [PHYTONADIONE] AND K2 [MK-7 MENAQUINONE])540 µg
VITAMIN B1 (AS THIAMIN HCL)30 mg50 mg67% ↑Thiamine (Vitamin B1)
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 mg50 mg67% ↑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 NIACINAMIDE AND NIACIN)40 mg50 mgNiacinamide
Niacin is also called vitamin B3. Niacinamide is a form of vitamin B3.
Sources:
• "Niacin and nicotinamide. What is it? How effective is it? How does it work? Are there safety concerns? Are there interactions with other medications or herb and supplements?"
Medline Plus
Medline Plus: Niacin and niacinamide (Vitamin B3)
• "Small Molecule Pathway Database (SMPDB): Nicotinate and Nicotinamide Metabolism (homosapiens)"
Genome Alberta & Genome Canada
SMPDB: Nicotinate and Nicotinamide Metabolism
• "Recommendations for niacin dosage by life stage and gender"
National Health and Medical Research Council - Australia, Ministry of Health - New Zealand
Niacin - Nutrient Reference Values Australia and New Zealand
VITAMIN B6 (AS PYRIDOXINE HCL)32 mg50 mgPyridoxine HCL (Vitamin B6)
The body converts pyridoxal to vitamin B6. The body converts pyridoxine to pyridoxal. Pyridoxine hydrochloride contains pyridoxine.
Sources:
• "Tool for calculating molecular weights"
bywebqc.org, webqc.org
Web QC - Molecular Weight Calculation Tool
• "Foundational Medicine Review 2001 Vol 6: Shows the most active form of Vitamin B6, Biochemistry and Clinical Applications"
Thorne Research
Foundational Medicine Review: Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine; Pyridoxal 5'Phosphate)
• "The three main forms of Vitamin B6. Its effect on nervous system function, red blood cell formation, niacin formation, hormone function, nucleic acid synthesis, the RDA, disease prevention and treatment, sources, supplements and safety."
byJane Higdon, Ph.D and Victoria J. Drake, Ph.D, Linus Pauling Institute
LPI - Micro Nutrient Info Center - Vitamin B6
FOLATE (AS FOLIC ACID)600 µg800 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 (as Methylcobalamin)
BIOTIN300 µg300 µg=Biotin
PANTOTHENIC ACID (AS D-CALCIUM PANTOTHENATE)90 mg50 mg-44% ↓Pantothenic Acid
MIXED TOCOPHEROLS (D-GAMMA, D-DELTA, D-BETA TOCOPHEROL)80 mg
INCELLIGENCE™ COMPLEX
ALPHA LIPOIC ACID100 mg5 mg-95% ↓Alpha Lipoic Acid
MERIVA® BIOAVAILABLE CURCUMIN COMPLEX [CURCUMA LONGA L., ROOT]72 mg
GREEN TEA EXTRACT [CAMELLIA SINENSIS HUNT., LEAVES]70 mg5 mgGrapeseed Extract 95%
Green tea extract contains epigallocatechin 3-O-gallate. Both epigallocatechin 3-O-gallate and procyanidin B2 3,3'-di-O-gallate are forms of flavanol. Grape seed extract contains procyanidin B2 3,3'-di-O-gallate.
Sources:
• "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)
• "(2004) Phenolic Compounds in Fruits and Vegetables. Phenolics in Food and Nutraceuticals. p 147 "
byFereidoon Shahidi, Marian Naczk
• "Study on procyanidin B2 3,3″-di-O-gallate and prostrate cancer"
byAlpna Tyagi,1 Komal Raina et al., University of Colorado
Procyanidin B2 3,3″-di-O-gallate, a biologically active constituent of grape seed extract, induces apoptosis in human prostate cancer cells via targeting NF-κB, Stat3 and AP1 transcription factors
• "Integrative Medicine - Green Tea"
Memorial Sloane Kettering Cancer Centre
MSKCC - Green Tea
QUERCETIN DIHYDRATE60 mg10 mgQuercetin
Quercetin dihydrate contains quercetin.
Sources:
• "Tool for calculating molecular weights"
bywebqc.org, webqc.org
Web QC - Molecular Weight Calculation Tool
RUTIN40 mg
HESPEREDIN [CITRUS SPP. L., FRUIT]40 mg
RESVERATROL40 mg
OLIVOL® [OLIVE FRUIT EXTRACT, OLEA EUROPAEA L., FRUIT]30 mg
INOSITOL128 mg50 mg-61% ↓Inositol
CHOLINE BITARTRATE250 mg50 mgCholine
Choline bitartrate contains choline.
Sources:
• "Tool for calculating molecular weights"
bywebqc.org, webqc.org
Web QC - Molecular Weight Calculation Tool
COENZYME Q1012 mg
LUTEIN (TAGETES ERECTA L., FLOWER)600 µg49 µg-92% ↓Lutein
LYCOPENE1000 µg3 mg200% ↑Lycopene
CALCIUM (AS CALCIUM CITRATE AND CALCIUM ASCORBATE)225 mg100 mg-56% ↓Calcium (as Calcium Citrate & Bisglycinate)
IODINE (AS POTASSIUM IODIDE)500 µg150 µg-70% ↓Iodine (as Potassium Iodide)
MAGNESIUM (AS MAGNESIUM CITRATE AND MAGNESIUM ASCORBATE)225 mg150 mg-33% ↓Magnesium (as Magnesium Citrate, Alpha Ketogluturate, & Oxide)
ZINC (AS ZINC CITRATE)20 mg10 mg-50% ↓Zinc (as Zinc Amino Acid Chelate)
SELENIUM (AS L-SELENOMETHIONINE AND SODIUM SELENITE)200 µg200 µg=Selenium (as L-Selenomethionine)
COPPER (AS COPPER GLUCONATE)2 mg2 mg=Copper (as Copper Gluconate)
MANGANESE (AS MANGANESE GLUCONATE)2 mg2 mg=Manganese (as Manganese Citrate)
CHROMIUM (AS CHROMIUM POLYNICOTINATE)300 µg200 µg-33% ↓Chromium (as Chromium Picolinate)
MOLYBDENUM (AS MOLYBDENUM CITRATE)50 µg75 µg50% ↑Molybdenum (as Molybdenum Chelate)
BORON (AS BORON CITRATE)3000 µg2 mg-33% ↓Boron (as Boron Citrate)
SILICON (AS CALCIUM SILICATE)4 mg
VANADIUM (AS VANADIUM CITRATE)40 µg
ULTRA TRACE MINERALS3000 µg
N-ACETYL L-CYSTEINE160 mg100 mgL-Carnitine Tartrate
The body converts N-acetyl-L-cysteine to L-cysteine. Both L-cysteine and L-carnitine are forms of amino acid. Levocarnitine tartrate contains L-carnitine.
Sources:
• "PubChem: Cysteine - Compound Summary CID 5862"
National Center for Biotechnology Information - USA
PubChem: Cysteine - Compound Summary
• "Introduction to the chemistry of amino acids"
byDepartment of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics, University of Arizona
The Chemistry of Amino Acids
• "Cysteine - uses, dietary sources, available forms, how to take it, precautions, possible interactions "
St Luke's Hospital
Cysteine
• "PubChem - Levocarnitine Compound Summary"
National Center for Biotechnology Information
Pubchem: Levocarnitine - Compound Summary
• "PubChem - Levocarnitine Tartrate Compound Summary"
National Center for Biotechnology Information
National Center for Biotechnology Information. PubChem Database. Levocarnitine tartrate, CID=70700026 (accessed on Jan. 6, 2020)
158 mgBetatene® providing: [all ingredients are matched elsewhere]
49 µgZeaxanthin
99 mgPotassium (as Potassium Aspartate, Alpha Ketoglutarate, & Citrate)
25 mgPABA (Para Aminobenzoic Acid)
Nutrients only in USANA Cellsentials Pack
Dose: Adult
VITAMIN K (AS K1 [PHYTONADIONE] AND K2 [MK-7 MENAQUINONE])540 µg
MIXED TOCOPHEROLS (D-GAMMA, D-DELTA, D-BETA TOCOPHEROL)80 mg
INCELLIGENCE™ COMPLEX
MERIVA® BIOAVAILABLE CURCUMIN COMPLEX [CURCUMA LONGA L., ROOT]72 mg
RUTIN40 mg
HESPEREDIN [CITRUS SPP. L., FRUIT]40 mg
RESVERATROL40 mg
OLIVOL® [OLIVE FRUIT EXTRACT, OLEA EUROPAEA L., FRUIT]30 mg
COENZYME Q1012 mg
SILICON (AS CALCIUM SILICATE)4 mg
VANADIUM (AS VANADIUM CITRATE)40 µg
ULTRA TRACE MINERALS3000 µg
Nutrients only in Pure Vegan, Advanced Vegan
Dose: Adult
Betatene® providing: [all ingredients are matched elsewhere]158 mg
Zeaxanthin49 µg
Potassium (as Potassium Aspartate, Alpha Ketoglutarate, & Citrate)99 mg
PABA (Para Aminobenzoic Acid)25 mg
Other ingredients
USANA Cellsentials PackPure Vegan, Advanced Vegan
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.Digeseb Plus® is a proprietary blend of enzymes which help digest food, minerals and proteins

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