USANA Usanimals vs Life Extension Two-Per-Day Capsules

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

Complete nutritional comparison


Ingredient
USANA Usanimals(Daily Dose)Life Extension Two-Per-Day Capsules(Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
VITAMIN A (AS BETA CAROTENE)5000 IU1500 µg?Vitamin A (as beta-carotene, acetate) (5,000 IU)
VITAMIN C (AS ASCORBIC ACID AND SODIUM ASCORBATE)250 mg470 mg88% ↑Vitamin C (as ascorbic acid, calcium and niacinamide ascorbates)
VITAMIN D (AS CHOLECALCIFEROL)1000 IU50 µgVitamin D3 (as cholecalciferol) (2,000 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"
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)100 IU67 mg?Vitamin E (as D-alpha tocopheryl succinate, D-alpha tocopherol)
VITAMIN K (AS PHYLLOQUINONE)40 µg
VITAMIN B1 (AS THIAMIN MONONITRATE)2.5 mg75 mg2900% ↑Thiamine (vitamin B1) (as thiamine HCI)
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 mg50 mg1900% ↑Riboflavin (vitamin B2) (as riboflavin, riboflavin 5’-phosphate)
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 mg50 mg150% ↑Niacin (as niacinamide, niacinamide ascorbate)
VITAMIN B6 (AS PYRIDOXINE HYDROCHLORIDE)2.5 mg75 mg2900% ↑Vitamin B6 (as pyridoxine HCI, pyridoxal 5’-phosphate)
FOLATE (AS FOLIC ACID)400 µg400 µg=Folate (as L-5-methyltetrahydrofolate calcium salt)
VITAMIN B12 (AS CYANOCOBALAMIN)40 µg300 µg650% ↑Vitamin B12 (as methylcobalamin)
BIOTIN150 µg300 µg100% ↑Biotin
PANTOTHENIC ACID (AS D-CALCIUM PANTOTHENATE)10 mg50 mg400% ↑Pantothenic acid (as D-calcium pantothenate)
CALCIUM (AS MILK CALCIUM)150 mg
IODINE (AS POTASSIUM IODIDE)100 µg150 µg50% ↑Iodine (as potassium iodide)
MAGNESIUM (AS MAGNESIUM CARBONATE)50 mg100 mg100% ↑Magnesium (as magnesium oxide)
ZINC (AS ZINC AMINO ACID CHELATE)10 mg25 mg150% ↑Zinc (as zinc citrate, L-OptiZinc® zinc mono-L-methionine sulfate)
SELENIUM (AS SELENIUM AMINO ACID COMPLEX)50 µg200 µg300% ↑Selenium [as sodium selenite, SelenoExcell® high selenium yeast, Se-Methyl L-selenocysteine]
COPPER (AS COPPER CITRATE)750 µg
MANGANESE (AS MANGANESE GLUCONATE)1000 µg2 mg100% ↑Manganese (as manganese citrate, gluconate)
CHROMIUM (AS CHROMIUM NICOTINATE)50 µg200 µg300% ↑Chromium [as Crominex® 3+ chromium stabilized with Capros® amla extract (fruit) and PrimaVie® Shilajit]
MOLYBDENUM (AS MOLYBDENUM TRIOXIDE)25 µg100 µg300% ↑Molybdenum (as molybdenum amino acid chelate)
IRON (AS FERROUS FUMURATE USP)4 mg
ANTIOXIDANT PHYTONUTRIENT COMPLEX80 mg
(BLACKBERRY,
CRANBERRY,
RASPBERRY, AND
WILD BLUEBERRY FRUIT POWDERS)
POLYENYLPHOSPHATIDYL CHOLINE (FROM SOY)50 mg
INOSITOL30 mg50 mg67% ↑Inositol
25 mgAlpha lipoic acid
20 mgNatural mixed tocopherols (providing gamma, delta, alpha, beta)
15 mgBio-Quercetin phytosome (providing 5mg quercetin [from Japanese sophora concentrate (flower bud)], phosphatidylcholine complex [from sunflower])
5 mgquercetin
11.12 mgMarigold extract (flower) [std. to
5 mgtrans-lutein
155 µgtrans-zeaxanthin ]
5 mgApigenin
3 mgBoron (as boron amino acid chelate)
1 mgLycopene [from LycoBeads® natural tomato extract (fruit)]
Nutrients only in USANA Usanimals
Dose: Child
VITAMIN K (AS PHYLLOQUINONE)40 µg
CALCIUM (AS MILK CALCIUM)150 mg
COPPER (AS COPPER CITRATE)750 µg
IRON (AS FERROUS FUMURATE USP)4 mg
ANTIOXIDANT PHYTONUTRIENT COMPLEX80 mg
(BLACKBERRY,
CRANBERRY,
RASPBERRY, AND
WILD BLUEBERRY FRUIT POWDERS)
POLYENYLPHOSPHATIDYL CHOLINE (FROM SOY)50 mg
Nutrients only in Life Extension Two-Per-Day Capsules
Dose: Adult
Alpha lipoic acid25 mg
Natural mixed tocopherols (providing gamma, delta, alpha, beta)20 mg
Bio-Quercetin phytosome (providing 5mg quercetin [from Japanese sophora concentrate (flower bud)], phosphatidylcholine complex [from sunflower])15 mg
quercetin5 mg
Marigold extract (flower) [std. to11.12 mg
trans-lutein5 mg
trans-zeaxanthin ]155 µg
Apigenin5 mg
Boron (as boron amino acid chelate)3 mg
Lycopene [from LycoBeads® natural tomato extract (fruit)]1 mg
Other ingredients
USANA UsanimalsLife Extension Two-Per-Day Capsules
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
stearic acid, croscarmellose sodium, vegetable stearate, silica, aqueous film coating (purified water, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, glycerin), dicalcium phosphate, microcrystalline cellulose, maltodextrin.

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