USANA Cellsentials Pack vs xtendlife Multi-xtra

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Complete nutritional comparison



Ingredient
USANA Cellsentials Pack (Daily Dose)xtendlife Multi-xtra (Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A Retinyl Acetate and 75% (2700 mcg) as Beta Carotene, Mixed Carotenoids)3608 mcg RAE5000 IU-58% ↓Vitamin A (as Natural Mixed Carotenoids)
Vitamin C (as Poly C blend: Potassium, Calcium, Magnesium, and Zinc Ascorbates)400 mg155 mg-61% ↓Vitamin C (from
150 mg(from Calcium Ascorbate
50 mgPotassium Ascorbate
10 mgAscorbyl Palmitate)
Vitamin D3 (as Cholecalciferol)50 µg500 IU-75% ↓Vitamin D (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"
by Jane 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"
by Richard S. Bak, Ph.D., Warde Medical Laboratory
Vitamin D and Metabolites
• "Human trial comparing potencies of Vitamins D2 and D3"
by Robert 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)134 mg102 IU-49% ↓Vitamin E
D alpha tocopherol is also called vitamin E.
Sources:
• "Dietary supplement ingredient database: unit conversion tables"
National Institute of Health
Unit conversions for vitamins
(as D-Alpha tocopheryl succinate from vegetable and soy bean oils and Tocomin® tocotrienol/tocopherol complex (from African Oil Palm)) (1 mg = 1.21 IU)
Vitamin K (as K1 [Phytonadione] and K2 [MK-7 Menaquinone] 30 μg)540 µg180 µg-67% ↓Vitamin K (as Menaquinone-4)
Thiamine (Vitamin B1)30 mg12 mg-60% ↓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."
by Jane Higdon, Ph.D and Victoria J. Drake, Ph.D, Christopher Bates, D.Phil, Linus Pauling Institute
Micro Nutrient Info Center - Thiamin
13.5 mg(from Thiamin Hydrochloride)
Riboflavin (Vitamin B2)30 mg10 mg-67% ↓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"
by Jane Higdon, Ph.D and Victoria J. Drake, Ph.D, Linus Pauling Institute
Micro Nutrient Info Center - Riboflavin
19.4 mg(from Riboflavin-5-Phosphate)
Niacin (as Niacin and Niacinamide)40 mg NE26 mg-35% ↓Niacin
14 mg(from Nicotinic Acid
14 mgNiacinamide)
Vitamin B6 (as Pyridoxine HCL)32 mg8 mg-75% ↓Vitamin B6
11.7 mg(from Pyridoxal-5-Phosphate)
Folate (as 300 μg Folic Acid)1000 mcg DFE323 µg-46% ↓Folic 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 µg25 µg-88% ↓Vitamin B12 (as Cobamamide)
Biotin300 µg400 µg33% ↑Biotin
Pantothenic Acid (as D-Calcium Pantothenate)90 mg41 mg-54% ↓Pantothenic Acid
45.3 mg(from Calcium Pantothenate)
Choline (as Choline Bitartrate)102 mg95 mgCholine Bitartrate
Choline bitartrate contains choline.
Sources:
• "Tool for calculating molecular weights"
by webqc.org, webqc.org
Web QC - Molecular Weight Calculation Tool
Mixed Tocopherols (D-gamma, D-delta, D-beta Tocopherol)80 mg1.9 mgTocotrienol/tocopherol complex from (from
Both mixed tocopherols and tocopherol tocotrienol mixture are forms of vitamin E.
Sources:
• "Vitamin E: Function, Deficiency, The RDA, Disease Prevention, Disease Treatment, Sources, Safety and LPI Recommendation"
by Jane Higdon, Ph.D and Victoria J. Drake, Ph.D, Linus Pauling Institute
Micro Nutrient Info Center - Vitamin E
• "Technical article on vitamin E: function and metabolism"
by REGINA BRIGELIUS-FLOHÉ and MARET G. TRABER
Vitamin E: function and metabolism
• "Article on the benefits of mixed tocopherols"
Smart Publications
Are you taking the wrong Vitamin E? - Smart Publications
10 mgTocomin® from African Oil Palm)
InCelligence Complex
Alpha Lipoic Acid100 mg
Meriva® Bioavailable Curcumin Complex (Curcuma longa L., root)72 mg
Green Tea Extract (Camellia sinensis hunt., leaves)70 mg25 mg-64% ↓Green Tea Extract (from Camellia sinensis, leaf)
Comparison figures for extracts, concentrates and complexes should not be relied on. The original ingredients and extraction processes may differ widely.
18.25 mg(providing Catechins)
Quercetin Dihydrate60 mg
Rutin40 mg9 mg-78% ↓Rutin (from Japanese Sophora Bud)
Hesperidin (Citrus spp. L., fruit)40 mg
Resveratrol40 mg
Olivol [Olive Fruit Extract, Olea europaea L., fruit])30 mg
Inositol128 mg67 mg-48% ↓Inositol (from 50 mg of Inositol and
60 mgInositol Hexaphosphate)
Coenzyme Q1012 mg
Lutein (Tagetes erecta L., flower)600 µg500 µg-17% ↓Lutein
10 mg(from Aztec Marigold Flower Extract)
Lycopene1000 µg180 µg-82% ↓Lycopene
900 mg(from Tomato extract)
Vitamin C (as Magnesium Ascorbate and Calcium Ascorbate)600 mg
Calcium (as Calcium Citrate and Calcium Ascorbate)225 mg65 mg-71% ↓Calcium (from
100 mgCalcium Carbonate (from Red Algae (Lithothamnium species),
150 mgCalcium Ascorbate
60 mgCalcium Magnesium Inositol Hexaphosphate
21 mgDicalcium Phosphate
45.3 mgCalcium Panthothenate)
Iodine (as Potassium Iodide)500 µg150 µg-70% ↓Iodine
197 µg(from Potassium Iodide)
Magnesium (as Magnesium Citrate and Magnesium Ascorbate)225 mg64 mg-72% ↓Magnesium (from
200 mgMagnesium Citrate
60 mgCalcium Magnesium Inositol Hexaphosphate
16 mgMagnesium Stearate)
Zinc (as Zinc Citrate)20 mg9 mg-55% ↓Zinc
31 mg(from Zinc Citrate)
Selenium (as L-Selenomethionine and Sodium Selenite)200 µg100 µg-50% ↓Selenium
250 µg(from L-Selenomethionine)
Copper (as Copper Gluconate)2 mg0.1 mg-95% ↓Copper
0.71 mg(from Copper Gluconate)
Manganese (as Manganese Gluconate)2 mg2 mg=Manganese
8 mg(from Manganese Citrate)
Chromium (as Chromium Polynicotinate)300 µg106 µg-65% ↓Chromium
884 µg(from Chromium picolinate)
Molybdenum (as Molybdenum Citrate)50 µg64 µg28% ↑Molybdenum
641 µg(from Molybdenum Glycinate)
Boron (as Boron Citrate)3 mg600 µg-80% ↓Boron
12 mg(from Boron Citrate)
Silicon (as Calcium Silicate)4 mg40 mgHorsetail extract (from Equisetum arvense, leaf & stem)
Horsetail extract contains silicon.
Sources:
• "Commercial sources of horsetail typically claim to contain 7.5% silicon and 10:1 concentration"
by Karen Walsh, Vitamin Inspector
Vanadium (as Vanadium Citrate)40 µg
Ultra Trace Minerals3 mg30 mg900% ↑Mineral sea salts (providing trace elements including Rubidium, Strontium and Tungsten)
Comparison figures for extracts, concentrates and complexes should not be relied on. The original ingredients and extraction processes may differ widely.
L-Cysteine160 mg
47 mgPotassium (from
100 mgTripotassium Citrate
50 mgPotassium Ascorbate
0.19 mgPotassium Iodide)
100 mgMSM (Methylsufonyl Methane)
50 mgPABA (p-Aminobenzoic Acid)
50 mgSoy Lecithin
(a source of Phosphatidyl Choline)
24 mgBetain HCl
10 mgAlfafa Extract (from Medicago sativa Leaf and Stem) (equivalent to 120mg of Fresh Alfafa)
10 mgAmylase (from fermentation of Aspergillus oryzae)
10 mgBromelain (from Pineapple stem)
4 mgPiperine
5 mg(from Piper nigrum (Black pepper) extract, fruit)
25 µgZeaxanthin
500 µg(from Aztec Marigold Flower Extract)

Nutrients exclusive to USANA Cellsentials Pack

Dose: Adult
InCelligence Complex
Alpha Lipoic Acid100 mg
Meriva® Bioavailable Curcumin Complex (Curcuma longa L., root)72 mg
Quercetin Dihydrate60 mg
Hesperidin (Citrus spp. L., fruit)40 mg
Resveratrol40 mg
Olivol [Olive Fruit Extract, Olea europaea L., fruit])30 mg
Coenzyme Q1012 mg
Vitamin C (as Magnesium Ascorbate and Calcium Ascorbate)600 mg
Vanadium (as Vanadium Citrate)40 µg
L-Cysteine160 mg

Nutrients exclusive to xtendlife Multi-xtra

Dose: Adult
Potassium (from47 mg
Tripotassium Citrate100 mg
Potassium Ascorbate50 mg
Potassium Iodide)0.19 mg
MSM (Methylsufonyl Methane)100 mg
PABA (p-Aminobenzoic Acid)50 mg
Soy Lecithin50 mg
(a source of Phosphatidyl Choline)
Betain HCl24 mg
Alfafa Extract (from Medicago sativa Leaf and Stem) (equivalent to 120mg of Fresh Alfafa)10 mg
Amylase (from fermentation of Aspergillus oryzae)10 mg
Bromelain (from Pineapple stem)10 mg
Piperine4 mg
(from Piper nigrum (Black pepper) extract, fruit)5 mg
Zeaxanthin25 µg
(from Aztec Marigold Flower Extract)500 µg

Other ingredients

USANA Cellsentials Packxtendlife Multi-xtra
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.Microcrystalline Cellulose, Dextrose, Clear Glaze (Talc, Polyvinyl Alcohol, Polyethylene Glycol and Polysorbate 80), Silicon Dioxide, Sodium Carboxymethyl Cellulose, Maltodextrin

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