USANA Usanimals vs Centrum Kids

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

Complete nutritional comparison


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

Difference


Matched Ingredient
VITAMIN A (AS BETA CAROTENE)5000 IU3500 IU-30% ↓Vitamin A (29% as Beta-Carotene)
VITAMIN C (AS ASCORBIC ACID AND SODIUM ASCORBATE)250 mg60 mg-76% ↓Vitamin C
VITAMIN D (AS CHOLECALCIFEROL)1000 IU400 IU-60% ↓Vitamin D
VITAMIN E (AS D-ALPHA TOCOPHERYL SUCCINATE)100 IU30 IU-70% ↓Vitamin E
VITAMIN K (AS PHYLLOQUINONE)40 µg10 µg-75% ↓Vitamin K
VITAMIN B1 (AS THIAMIN MONONITRATE)2.5 mg1.5 mg-40% ↓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."
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)2.5 mg1.7 mg-32% ↓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"
byJane Higdon, Ph.D and Victoria J. Drake, Ph.D, Linus Pauling Institute
Micro Nutrient Info Center - Riboflavin
NIACIN (AS NIACINAMIDE)20 mg20 mg=Niacin
VITAMIN B6 (AS PYRIDOXINE HYDROCHLORIDE)2.5 mg2 mg-20% ↓Vitamin B6
FOLATE (AS FOLIC ACID)400 µg400 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)40 µg6 µg-85% ↓Vitamin B12
BIOTIN150 µg45 µg-70% ↓Biotin
PANTOTHENIC ACID (AS D-CALCIUM PANTOTHENATE)10 mg10 mg=Pantothenic Acid
CALCIUM (AS MILK CALCIUM)150 mg108 mg-28% ↓Calcium
IODINE (AS POTASSIUM IODIDE)100 µg150 µg50% ↑Iodine
MAGNESIUM (AS MAGNESIUM CARBONATE)50 mg40 mg-20% ↓Magnesium
ZINC (AS ZINC AMINO ACID CHELATE)10 mg15 mg50% ↑Zinc
SELENIUM (AS SELENIUM AMINO ACID COMPLEX)50 µg
COPPER (AS COPPER CITRATE)750 µg2 mg167% ↑Copper
MANGANESE (AS MANGANESE GLUCONATE)1000 µg1 mg=Manganese
CHROMIUM (AS CHROMIUM NICOTINATE)50 µg20 µg-60% ↓Chromium
MOLYBDENUM (AS MOLYBDENUM TRIOXIDE)25 µg20 µg-20% ↓Molybdenum
IRON (AS FERROUS FUMURATE USP)4 mg18 mg350% ↑Iron
ANTIOXIDANT PHYTONUTRIENT COMPLEX80 mg
(BLACKBERRY,
CRANBERRY,
RASPBERRY, AND
WILD BLUEBERRY FRUIT POWDERS)
POLYENYLPHOSPHATIDYL CHOLINE (FROM SOY)50 mg50 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
INOSITOL30 mg
Nutrients only in USANA Usanimals
Dose: Child
SELENIUM (AS SELENIUM AMINO ACID COMPLEX)50 µg
ANTIOXIDANT PHYTONUTRIENT COMPLEX80 mg
(BLACKBERRY,
CRANBERRY,
RASPBERRY, AND
WILD BLUEBERRY FRUIT POWDERS)
INOSITOL30 mg
Nutrients only in Centrum Kids
Dose: Child
Other ingredients
USANA UsanimalsCentrum Kids
CRYSTALLINE FRUCTOSE, EVAPORATED CANE SYRUP, NATURAL WILD BERRY FLAVOR, MODIFIED CELLULOSE, XYLITOL, ASCORBYL PALMITATE, CITRIC ACID, DEXTRIN, CALCIUM SILICATE, MALIC ACID, SALT, DEXTROSE, SOY LECITHIN, STEVIA, SODIUM CMC, HYDROLYZED RICE PROTEIN, SODIUM CITRATE.
CONTAINS SOY AND MILK
Sucrose, Dibasic Calcium Phosphate, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Mannitol (wheat), Calcium Carbonate, Ascorbic Acid (Vit. C), Magnesium Oxide, Pregelatinized Corn Starch, Mono­ and Di­glycerides, Stearic Acid (soybean), Maltodextrin. Contains < 2% of: Aspartame, Beta­Carotene, BHT (to retard oxidation), Biotin, Blue 2 Lake, Calcium Pantothenate, Carbonyl Iron, Carrageenan, Cholecalciferol (Vit. D3), Chromic Chloride, Citric Acid, Cupric Oxide, Cyanocobalamin (Vit. B12), Dextrose, dl­Alpha Tocopheryl Acetate (Vit. E), Folic Acid, Gelatin, Guar Gum, Lactose (milk), Magnesium Stearate, Malic Acid, Manganese Sulfate, Modified Corn Starch, Natural and Artificial Flavors, Niacinamide, Phytonadione (Vit. K), Potassium Iodide, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vit. B6), Red 40 Lake, Riboflavin (Vit. B2), Silicon Dioxide, Sodium Molybdate, Thiamine Mononitrate (Vit. B1), Tocopherols (to retard oxidation), Vanillin, Vitamin A Acetate, Yellow 6 Lake, Zinc Oxide. Contains: Milk, Soybean, heat.

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