USANA Essentials vs Trace Minerals Research, Kid’s Multi

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

Complete nutritional comparison


Ingredient
USANA Essentials(Daily Dose)Trace Minerals Research, Kid's Multi(Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
VITAMIN A (100% AS BETA-CAROTENE)15000 IU2500 IU-83% ↓Vitamin A (as Palmitate)
VITAMIN C (AS CALCIUM, POTASSIUM, MAGNESIUM & ZINC ASCORBATES)1300 mg250 mg-81% ↓Vitamin C (as Ascorbic acid)
VITAMIN D3 (AS CHOLECALCIFEROL)1800 IU950 IU-47% ↓Vitamin D3 (as Cholecalciferol)
VITAMIN E (AS D-ALPHA TOCOPHERYL SUCCINATE)400 IU30 IU-92% ↓Vitamin E (as d-a Tocopherol)
VITAMIN B1 (AS THIAMIN HCL)27 mg1.5 mg-94% ↓Thiamin (Thamin HCl) (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)27 mg1.5 mg-94% ↓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 NIACIN AND NIACINAMIDE)40 mg12 mg-70% ↓Niacin (Niacinamide) (Vitamin B3)
VITAMIN B6 (AS PYRIDOXINE HCL)32 mg5 mg-84% ↓Vitamin B6 (as Pyridoxine)
FOLATE (AS FOLIC ACID)1000 µg375 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 µg9 µg-96% ↓Vitamin B12 (as Cyanocobalamin)
BIOTIN300 µg70 µg-77% ↓Biotin
PANTOTHENIC ACID (AS D-CALCIUM PANTOTHENATE)90 mg10 mg-89% ↓Pantothenic Acid (Calcium pantothenate)
VITAMIN K (AS PHYLLOQUINONE)60 µg
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 mg3 mg-98% ↓Inositol
CHOLINE BITARTRATE100 mg3 mgCholine (as Bitartrate)
Choline bitartrate contains choline.
Sources:
• "Tool for calculating molecular weights"
bywebqc.org, webqc.org
Web QC - Molecular Weight Calculation Tool
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 µg
MAGNESIUM (AS MAGNESIUM CITRATE AND MAGNESIUM AMINO CHELATE)300 mg3 mg-99% ↓Magnesium (from ConcenTrace®)
ZINC (AS ZINC CITRATE)20 mg5 mg-75% ↓Zinc (as Gluconate)
COPPER (AS COPPER GLUCONATE)2 mg
MANGANESE (AS MANGANESE GLUCONATE)5 mg2 mg-60% ↓Manganese (as Gluconate)
MOLYBDENUM (AS MOLYBDENUM CITRATE)50 µg
CHROMIUM (AS CHROMIUM POLYNICOTINATE AND CHROMIUM PICOLINATE)300 µg10 µg-97% ↓Chromium (as Polynicontinate)
SELENIUM (AS L-SELENOMETHONIONE AND SELENIUM AMINO ACID COMPLEX)200 µg20 µg-90% ↓Selenium (as Seleniomethionine)
BORON (AS BORON CITRATE)3000 µg35 µg-99% ↓Boron (from Concentrace®)
VANADIUM (AS VANADIUM CITRATE)40 µg
ULTRA TRACE MINERALS3 mg30 mg900% ↑ConcenTrace(R) trace mineral complex
Comparison figures for extracts, concentrates and complexes should not be relied on. The original ingredients and extraction processes may differ widely.
75 mgChloride (from ConcenTrace®)
5 mgPotassium (as Citrate)
5 mgSulfate (from ConcenTrace®)
45 µgPABA (Para-aminobenzoic acid)
Nutrients only in USANA Essentials
Dose: Adult
VITAMIN K (AS PHYLLOQUINONE)60 µg
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]
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 µg
COPPER (AS COPPER GLUCONATE)2 mg
MOLYBDENUM (AS MOLYBDENUM CITRATE)50 µg
VANADIUM (AS VANADIUM CITRATE)40 µg
Nutrients only in Trace Minerals Research, Kid's Multi
Dose: Child
Chloride (from ConcenTrace®)75 mg
Potassium (as Citrate)5 mg
Sulfate (from ConcenTrace®)5 mg
PABA (Para-aminobenzoic acid)45 µg
Other ingredients
USANA EssentialsTrace Minerals Research, Kid's Multi
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 AcidPurified water, juice concentrate blend (pineapple, peach, pear), pure cane sugar, glycerine, natural flavor, xanthan gum, potassium sorbate, potassium benzoate, stevia leaf extract.

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