USANA Essentials vs Pure Synergy, Organic Multi Vita•Min

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

Complete nutritional comparison


Ingredient
USANA Essentials(Daily Dose)Pure Synergy, Organic Multi Vita•Min(Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
VITAMIN A (100% AS BETA-CAROTENE)15000 IU10000 IU-33% ↓Vitamin A (100% as beta carotene)
VITAMIN C (AS CALCIUM, POTASSIUM, MAGNESIUM & ZINC ASCORBATES)1300 mg120 mg-91% ↓Vitamin C
VITAMIN D3 (AS CHOLECALCIFEROL)1800 IU2000 IU11% ↑Vitamin D3
VITAMIN E (AS D-ALPHA TOCOPHERYL SUCCINATE)400 IU60 IU-85% ↓Vitamin E
VITAMIN B1 (AS THIAMIN HCL)27 mg3 mg-89% ↓Thiamin (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)27 mg3.4 mg-87% ↓Riboflavin (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 NIACIN AND NIACINAMIDE)40 mg40 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 mg4 mg-88% ↓Vitamin B6
FOLATE (AS FOLIC ACID)1000 µg800 µg-20% ↓Folate
VITAMIN B12 (AS CYANOCOBALAMIN)200 µg12 µg-94% ↓Vitamin B12
BIOTIN300 µg600 µg100% ↑Biotin
PANTOTHENIC ACID (AS D-CALCIUM PANTOTHENATE)90 mg20 mg-78% ↓Pantothenic Acid
VITAMIN K (AS PHYLLOQUINONE)60 µg160 µg167% ↑Vitamin K
140 µgK1
20 µgK2
OLIVOL™ (OLIVE EXTRACT, OLEA EUROPAEA L., FRUIT)30 mg
MIXED NATURAL TOCOPHEROLS (D-GAMMA, D-DELTA, D-BETA TOCOPHEROL)34 mg
BIOFLAVONOID COMPLEX198 mg
RUTIN
QUERCETIN
HESPERIDIN [CITRUS SPP. L., FRUIT]
GREEN TEA EXTRACT-DECAFFEINATED [CAMELLIA SINENSIS HUNT, LEAVES]
POMEGRANATE EXTRACT [PUNICA GRANATUM L., FRUIT]
CINNAMON EXTRACT [CINNAMOMUM CASSIA L., BARK]
BILBERRY EXTRACT [VACCINIUM MYRTILLUS L., FRUIT]
INOSITOL150 mg
CHOLINE BITARTRATE100 mg
N-ACETYL L-CYSTEINE100 mg
COENZYME Q1012 mg
TURMERIC EXTRACT (CURCUMA LONGA L., ROOT)15 mg
LUTEIN (TAGETES ERECTA L., FLOWER)600 µg
LYCOPENE1000 µg
CALCIUM (AS CALCIUM CITRATE AND CALCIUM CARBONATE)270 mg
IODINE (AS POTASSIUM IODIDE)300 µg150 µg-50% ↓Iodine
MAGNESIUM (AS MAGNESIUM CITRATE AND MAGNESIUM AMINO CHELATE)300 mg
ZINC (AS ZINC CITRATE)20 mg15 mg-25% ↓Zinc
COPPER (AS COPPER GLUCONATE)2 mg2 mg=Copper
MANGANESE (AS MANGANESE GLUCONATE)5 mg2 mg-60% ↓Manganese
MOLYBDENUM (AS MOLYBDENUM CITRATE)50 µg75 µg50% ↑Molybdenum
CHROMIUM (AS CHROMIUM POLYNICOTINATE AND CHROMIUM PICOLINATE)300 µg120 µg-60% ↓Chromium (GTF)
SELENIUM (AS L-SELENOMETHONIONE AND SELENIUM AMINO ACID COMPLEX)200 µg70 µg-65% ↓Selenium
BORON (AS BORON CITRATE)3000 µg
VANADIUM (AS VANADIUM CITRATE)40 µg
ULTRA TRACE MINERALS3 mg
Nutrients only in USANA Essentials
Dose: Adult
OLIVOL™ (OLIVE EXTRACT, OLEA EUROPAEA L., FRUIT)30 mg
MIXED NATURAL TOCOPHEROLS (D-GAMMA, D-DELTA, D-BETA TOCOPHEROL)34 mg
BIOFLAVONOID COMPLEX198 mg
RUTIN
QUERCETIN
HESPERIDIN [CITRUS SPP. L., FRUIT]
GREEN TEA EXTRACT-DECAFFEINATED [CAMELLIA SINENSIS HUNT, LEAVES]
POMEGRANATE EXTRACT [PUNICA GRANATUM L., FRUIT]
CINNAMON EXTRACT [CINNAMOMUM CASSIA L., BARK]
BILBERRY EXTRACT [VACCINIUM MYRTILLUS L., FRUIT]
INOSITOL150 mg
CHOLINE BITARTRATE100 mg
N-ACETYL L-CYSTEINE100 mg
COENZYME Q1012 mg
TURMERIC EXTRACT (CURCUMA LONGA L., ROOT)15 mg
LUTEIN (TAGETES ERECTA L., FLOWER)600 µg
LYCOPENE1000 µg
CALCIUM (AS CALCIUM CITRATE AND CALCIUM CARBONATE)270 mg
MAGNESIUM (AS MAGNESIUM CITRATE AND MAGNESIUM AMINO CHELATE)300 mg
BORON (AS BORON CITRATE)3000 µg
VANADIUM (AS VANADIUM CITRATE)40 µg
ULTRA TRACE MINERALS3 mg
Nutrients only in Pure Synergy, Organic Multi Vita•Min
Dose: Adult
Other ingredients
USANA EssentialsPure Synergy, Organic Multi Vita•Min
Microcrystalline 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 Acidorganic barley grass; organic gum acacia; organic vegetable tablet coating.
Contains fermented soy.
Gluten, Dairy, Additive and GMO free.

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