USANA Essentials vs USANA Body Rox

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

Complete nutritional comparison


Ingredient
USANA Essentials(Daily Dose)USANA Body Rox(Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
VITAMIN A (100% AS BETA-CAROTENE)15000 IU9000 IU-40% ↓VITAMIN A (AS BETA CAROTENE)
VITAMIN C (AS CALCIUM, POTASSIUM, MAGNESIUM & ZINC ASCORBATES)1300 mg500 mg-62% ↓VITAMIN C (AS POLY C®: CALCIUM, POTASSIUM, MAGNESIUM AND ZINC ASCORBATES)
VITAMIN D3 (AS CHOLECALCIFEROL)1800 IU1000 IUVITAMIN 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"
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)400 IU200 IU-50% ↓VITAMIN E (AS D-ALPHA TOCOPHERYL SUCCINATE)
VITAMIN B1 (AS THIAMIN HCL)27 mg20 mg-26% ↓VITAMIN B1 (AS THIAMIN HCL)
VITAMIN B2 (AS RIBOFLAVIN)27 mg20 mg-26% ↓VITAMIN B2 (AS RIBOFLAVIN)
NIACIN (AS NIACIN AND NIACINAMIDE)40 mg36 mg-10% ↓NIACIN (AS NIACIN AND NIACINAMIDE)
VITAMIN B6 (AS PYRIDOXINE HCL)32 mg24 mg-25% ↓VITAMIN B6 (AS PYRIDOXINE HYRODCHLORIDE)
FOLATE (AS FOLIC ACID)1000 µg500 µg-50% ↓FOLATE (AS FOLIC ACID)
VITAMIN B12 (AS CYANOCOBALAMIN)200 µg150 µg-25% ↓VITAMIN B12 (AS CYANOCOBALAMIN)
BIOTIN300 µg300 µg=BIOTIN
PANTOTHENIC ACID (AS D-CALCIUM PANTOTHENATE)90 mg30 mg-67% ↓PANTOTHENIC ACID (AS D-CALCIUM PANTOTHENATE)
VITAMIN K (AS PHYLLOQUINONE)60 µg60 µg=VITAMIN K (AS PHYLLOQUINONE)
OLIVOL™ (OLIVE EXTRACT, OLEA EUROPAEA L., FRUIT)30 mgOLIVOL® [OLIVE EXTRACT, OLEA EUROPAEA L., FRUIT] [contained in: ANTIOXIDANT PHYTONUTRIENT COMPLEX]
MIXED NATURAL TOCOPHEROLS (D-GAMMA, D-DELTA, D-BETA TOCOPHEROL)34 mg
BIOFLAVONOID COMPLEX198 mg
RUTINQUERCETIN DIHYDRATE [contained in: ANTIOXIDANT PHYTONUTRIENT COMPLEX]
Both rutin and quercetin are forms of flavonol. Quercetin dihydrate contains quercetin.
Sources:
• "Flavonoids, classification, metabolism and bioavailability, biological activities, disease prevention, supplements, safety, drug and nutrient interactions. Classifications include anthocyanidins, flavanols, flavanones, flavonols, flavones and isolflavones."
byJane Higdon, Ph.D and Victoria J. Drake, Ph.D, Christopher Bates, D.Phil, Linus Pauling Institute
LPI - Micro Nutrient Info Center - Flavonoids
• "PubChem: Rutin - Compound Summary"
National Center for Biotechnology Information - USA
PubChem: Rutin - Compound Summary
• "Tool for calculating molecular weights"
bywebqc.org, webqc.org
Web QC - Molecular Weight Calculation Tool
QUERCETIN
HESPERIDIN [CITRUS SPP. L., FRUIT]
GREEN TEA EXTRACT-DECAFFEINATED [CAMELLIA SINENSIS HUNT, LEAVES]GREEN TEA EXTRACT-DECAFFEINATED [CAMELIA SINENSIS HUNT, LEAVES] [contained in: ANTIOXIDANT PHYTONUTRIENT COMPLEX]
POMEGRANATE EXTRACT [PUNICA GRANATUM L., FRUIT]
CINNAMON EXTRACT [CINNAMOMUM CASSIA L., BARK]
BILBERRY EXTRACT [VACCINIUM MYRTILLUS L., FRUIT]
INOSITOL150 mg30 mg-80% ↓INOSITOL
CHOLINE BITARTRATE100 mg45 mg-55% ↓CHOLINE BITARTRATE
N-ACETYL L-CYSTEINE100 mg45 mgL-CYSTEINE HYDROCHOLORIDE
The body converts N-acetyl-L-cysteine to L-cysteine. Cysteine hydrochloride contains L-cysteine.
Sources:
• "Cysteine - uses, dietary sources, available forms, how to take it, precautions, possible interactions "
St Luke's Hospital
Cysteine
COENZYME Q1012 mg
TURMERIC EXTRACT (CURCUMA LONGA L., ROOT)15 mgMERIVA® (BIOAVAILABLE CURCUMIN COMPLEX) [contained in: ANTIOXIDANT PHYTONUTRIENT COMPLEX]
Tumeric extract contains bisdemethoxycurcumin. Bisdemethoxycurcumin is a form of curcuminoid. Meriva® contains curcuminoid.
Sources:
• "Circumin: Metabolism and Bioavailability, Biological Activities, Disease Prevention, Disease Treatment, Sources, Safety"
byJane Higdon, Ph.D and Victoria J. Drake, Ph.D, Christopher Bates, D.Phil, Linus Pauling Institute
LPI - Micro Nutrient Info Center - Curcumin
• "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)
• "Definition and preparation of tumeric oleoresin"
Food and Agriculture Organisation - United Nations
FAO: Tumeric Oleoresin
• "Information on Meriva from the manufacturer Idena"
Idena
Information on Meriva from Idena
LUTEIN (TAGETES ERECTA L., FLOWER)600 µg1500 µg150% ↑LUTEIN (TAGETES ERECTA L., FLOWER)
LYCOPENE1000 µg450 µg-55% ↓LYCOPENE
CALCIUM (AS CALCIUM CITRATE AND CALCIUM CARBONATE)270 mg225 mg-17% ↓CALCIUM (AS CALCIUM CARBONATE, CALCIUM CITRATE AND CALCIUM ASCORBATE)
IODINE (AS POTASSIUM IODIDE)300 µg150 µg-50% ↓IODINE (AS POTASSIUM IODIDE)
MAGNESIUM (AS MAGNESIUM CITRATE AND MAGNESIUM AMINO CHELATE)300 mg112.5 mg-62% ↓MAGNESIUM (AS MAGNESIUM AA COMPLEX, MAGNESIUM AMINO ACID CHELATE, AND MAGNESIUM CITRATE)
ZINC (AS ZINC CITRATE)20 mg12 mg-40% ↓ZINC (AS ZINC CITRATE)
COPPER (AS COPPER GLUCONATE)2 mg1 mg-50% ↓COPPER (AS COPPER GLUCONATE)
MANGANESE (AS MANGANESE GLUCONATE)5 mg3 mg-40% ↓MANGANESE (AS MANGANESE GLUCONATE)
MOLYBDENUM (AS MOLYBDENUM CITRATE)50 µg50 µg0%MOLYBDENUM (AS MOLYBDENUM TRIOXIDE)
CHROMIUM (AS CHROMIUM POLYNICOTINATE AND CHROMIUM PICOLINATE)300 µg150 µg-50% ↓CHROMIUM (AS CHROMIUM NICOTINATE AND CHROMIUM CHLORIDE)
SELENIUM (AS L-SELENOMETHONIONE AND SELENIUM AMINO ACID COMPLEX)200 µg150 µg-25% ↓SELENIUM (AS SELENIUM AMINO ACID COMPLEX)
BORON (AS BORON CITRATE)3000 µg
VANADIUM (AS VANADIUM CITRATE)40 µg
ULTRA TRACE MINERALS3 mg
143.7 mgANTIOXIDANT PHYTONUTRIENT COMPLEX [some ingredients are matched elsewhere]
GRAPE SEED EXTRACT [VITIS VINIFERA L. SEED]
15 mgBROCCOLI CONCENTRATE (BRASSICA OLERACEA V. BOTRYTIS L., FLOWER)
Nutrients only in USANA Essentials
Dose: Adult
MIXED NATURAL TOCOPHEROLS (D-GAMMA, D-DELTA, D-BETA TOCOPHEROL)34 mg
BIOFLAVONOID COMPLEX198 mg
QUERCETIN
HESPERIDIN [CITRUS SPP. L., FRUIT]
POMEGRANATE EXTRACT [PUNICA GRANATUM L., FRUIT]
CINNAMON EXTRACT [CINNAMOMUM CASSIA L., BARK]
BILBERRY EXTRACT [VACCINIUM MYRTILLUS L., FRUIT]
COENZYME Q1012 mg
BORON (AS BORON CITRATE)3000 µg
VANADIUM (AS VANADIUM CITRATE)40 µg
ULTRA TRACE MINERALS3 mg
Nutrients only in USANA Body Rox
Dose: Teenager
ANTIOXIDANT PHYTONUTRIENT COMPLEX [some ingredients are matched elsewhere]143.7 mg
GRAPE SEED EXTRACT [VITIS VINIFERA L. SEED]
BROCCOLI CONCENTRATE (BRASSICA OLERACEA V. BOTRYTIS L., FLOWER)15 mg
Other ingredients
USANA EssentialsUSANA Body Rox
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 AcidMICROCRYSTALLINE CELLULOSE, CROSCARMELLOSE SODIUM, SILICON (AS SILICON DIOXIDE AND SILICON AMINO ACID CHELATE), MODIFIED CELLULOSE, DEXTRIN, ASCORBYL PALMITATE, HYDROLYZED RICE PROTEIN, NATURAL MANGO FLAVOR, DEXTROSE, SOY LECITHIN, STEVIA, SODIUM CARBOXYMETHYLCELLULOSE, SODIUM CITRATE

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