USANA Usanimals vs Centrum Adults

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Complete nutritional comparison



Ingredient
USANA Usanimals (Daily Dose)Centrum Adults (Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (1500 mcg as Beta Carotene)1500 mcg RAE1050 µg-30% ↓Vitamin A (29% as Beta-Carotene)
Vitamin C (as Ascorbic Acid and Sodium Ascorbate)250 mg60 mg-76% ↓Vitamin C
Vitamin D3 (as Cholecalciferol)25 µg25 µg0%Vitamin D (1,000 IU)
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)67 mg13.5 mg-80% ↓Vitamin E
Vitamin K (as Phylloquinone)40 µg25 µg-38% ↓Vitamin K
Thiamine (Vitamin B1)2.5 mg1.5 mg-40% ↓Thiamin
Riboflavin (Vitamin B2)2.5 mg1.7 mg-32% ↓Riboflavin
Niacin (as Niacinamide)20 mg NE20 mg=Niacin
Vitamin B6 (as Pyridoxine HCL)2.5 mg2 mg-20% ↓Vitamin B6
Folate (as 200 μg Folic Acid)666 mcg DFE667 mcg DFE0%Folate (400 mcg Folic Acid)
Vitamin B12 (as Cyanocobalamin)40 µg6 µg-85% ↓Vitamin B12
Biotin150 µg30 µg-80% ↓Biotin
Pantothenic Acid (as D-Calcium Pantothenate)10 mg10 mg=Pantothenic Acid
Calcium (as Milk Calcium)150 mg200 mg33% ↑Calcium
Iron (as Ferrous Fumarate USP)4 mg18 mg350% ↑Iron
Iodine (as Potassium Iodide)100 µg150 µg50% ↑Iodine
Magnesium (as Magnesium Carbonate)50 mg50 mg=Magnesium
Zinc (as Zinc Amino Acid Chelate)10 mg11 mg10% ↑Zinc
Selenium (as Selenium Amino Acid Complex)50 µg55 µg10% ↑Selenium
Copper (as Copper Citrate)750 µg0.5 mg-33% ↓Copper
Manganese (as Manganese Gluconate)1000 µg2.3 mg130% ↑Manganese
Chromium (as Chromium Nicotinate)50 µg35 µg-30% ↓Chromium
Molybdenum (as Molybdenum Trioxide)25 µg45 µg80% ↑Molybdenum
Antioxidant Phytonutrient Complex80 mg
(Blackberry,
Cranberry,
Raspberry and
Wild Blueberry powders)
POLYENYLPHOSPHATIDYL CHOLINE (FROM SOY)50 mg20 mgPhosphorus
Polyenylphosphatidyl choline is also called phosphatidyl choline. Phosphatidyl choline contains phosphate. Phosphate contains phosphorus.
Sources:
• "PubChem, released in 2004, provides information on the biological activities of small molecules."
National Center for Biotechnology Information - USA
PubChem
Soy Lecithin (with Polyenylphosphatidyl Choline)50 mg
Inositol30 mg
72 mgChloride
80 mgPotassium

Nutrients exclusive to USANA Usanimals

Dose: Child
Antioxidant Phytonutrient Complex80 mg
(Blackberry,
Cranberry,
Raspberry and
Wild Blueberry powders)
Soy Lecithin (with Polyenylphosphatidyl Choline)50 mg
Inositol30 mg

Nutrients exclusive to Centrum Adults

Dose: Adult
Chloride72 mg
Potassium80 mg

Other ingredients

USANA UsanimalsCentrum Adults
Crystalline Fructose, Evaporated Cane Syrup, Wild Berry Flavor, Modified Cellulose, Xylitol, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Dextrin, Citric Acid, Calcium Silicate, Malic Acid, Salt, Dextrose, Soy Lecithin, Stevia, Sodium Carboxymethylcellulose, Hydrolyzed Rice Protein, Sodium Citrate. Contains: Soy and Milk.Calcium Carbonate, Potassium Chloride, Dibasic Calcium Phosphate, Magnesium Oxide, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Ascorbic Acid (Vit. C), Ferrous Fumarate, DL-alpha Tocopheryl Acetate (Vit. E), Maltodextrin. Contains <2% of: Beta-Carotene, BHT (to preserve freshness), Biotin, Calcium Pantothenate, Cholecalciferol (Vit. D3), Chromium Picolinate, Copper Sulfate, Corn Starch, Crospovidone, Cyanocobalamin (Vit. B12), Folic Acid, Gelatin, Magnesium Stearate, Manganese Sulfate, Modified Corn Starch, Niacinamide, Phytonadione (Vit. K), Polyethylene Glycol, Polyvinyl Alcohol, Potassium Iodide, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vit. B6), Riboflavin (Vit. B2), Silicon Dioxide, Sodium Ascorbate (to preserve freshness), Sodium Molybdate, Sodium Selenate, Talc, Thiamine Mononitrate (Vit. B1), Titanium Dioxide, Tocopherols (to preserve freshness), Vitamin A Acetate, Yellow 6 Lake, Zinc Oxide.

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