USANA Usanimals vs NOW Foods Liquid Multi Gels

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

Complete nutritional comparison


Ingredient
USANA Usanimals(Daily Dose)NOW Foods Liquid Multi Gels(Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
VITAMIN A (AS BETA CAROTENE)5000 IU10000 IU100% ↑Vitamin A (
60% as Beta-Carotene and
40% as Retinyl Palmitate)
VITAMIN C (AS ASCORBIC ACID AND SODIUM ASCORBATE)250 mg300 mg20% ↑Vitamin C (as Ascorbic Acid)
VITAMIN D (AS CHOLECALCIFEROL)1000 IU400 IU-60% ↓Vitamin D (as Cholecalciferol)
VITAMIN E (AS D-ALPHA TOCOPHERYL SUCCINATE)100 IU400 IU300% ↑Vitamin E (as d-alpha Tocopherol)
VITAMIN K (AS PHYLLOQUINONE)40 µg
VITAMIN B1 (AS THIAMIN MONONITRATE)2.5 mg50 mg1900% ↑Thiamin (from Thiamin HCl) (Vitamin B-1)
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 mg25 mg900% ↑Riboflavin (Vitamin B-2)
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) (Vitamin B-3)
VITAMIN B6 (AS PYRIDOXINE HYDROCHLORIDE)2.5 mg50 mg1900% ↑Vitamin B-6 (from Pyridoxine HCl)
FOLATE (AS FOLIC ACID)400 µg800 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 µg100 µg150% ↑Vitamin B-12 (as Cyanocobalamin)
BIOTIN150 µg300 µg100% ↑Biotin
PANTOTHENIC ACID (AS D-CALCIUM PANTOTHENATE)10 mg50 mg400% ↑Pantothenic Acid (from Calcium Pantothenate)
CALCIUM (AS MILK CALCIUM)150 mg100 mg-33% ↓Calcium (from Calcium Carbonate, Calcium Citrate and Calcium Amino Acid Chelate)
IODINE (AS POTASSIUM IODIDE)100 µg150 µg50% ↑Iodine (from Potassium Iodide)
MAGNESIUM (AS MAGNESIUM CARBONATE)50 mg100 mg100% ↑Magnesium (from Magnesium Oxide and Magnesium Citrate)
ZINC (AS ZINC AMINO ACID CHELATE)10 mg15 mg50% ↑Zinc (from Amino Acid Chelate)
SELENIUM (AS SELENIUM AMINO ACID COMPLEX)50 µg70 µg40% ↑Selenium (from L-Selenomethionine)
COPPER (AS COPPER CITRATE)750 µg1 mg33% ↑Copper (from Amino Acid Chelate)
MANGANESE (AS MANGANESE GLUCONATE)1000 µg2 mg100% ↑Manganese (from Amino Acid Chelate)
CHROMIUM (AS CHROMIUM NICOTINATE)50 µg120 µg140% ↑Chromium (from Amino Acid Chelate)
MOLYBDENUM (AS MOLYBDENUM TRIOXIDE)25 µg25 µg=Molybdenum (from Sodium Molybdate)
IRON (AS FERROUS FUMURATE USP)4 mg9 mg125% ↑Iron (from Ferrochel® Bisglycinate Amino Acid Chelate)
ANTIOXIDANT PHYTONUTRIENT COMPLEX80 mg
(BLACKBERRY,
CRANBERRY,
RASPBERRY, AND
WILD BLUEBERRY FRUIT POWDERS)
POLYENYLPHOSPHATIDYL CHOLINE (FROM SOY)50 mg
INOSITOL30 mg25 mg-17% ↓Inositol
25 mgPotassium (from Potassium Chloride)
800 mgOrganic Flaxseed Oil (Linum usitatissimum)
30 mgAlpha Lipoic Acid
50 mgPABA (Para-Aminobenzoic Acid)
500 µgBoron (from Boron Citrate)
250 µgLutein (from Marigold Extract)
250 µgLycopene (from Natural Tomato Extract)
25 µgVanadium (from Vanadyl Sulfate)
Nutrients only in USANA Usanimals
Dose: Child
VITAMIN K (AS PHYLLOQUINONE)40 µg
ANTIOXIDANT PHYTONUTRIENT COMPLEX80 mg
(BLACKBERRY,
CRANBERRY,
RASPBERRY, AND
WILD BLUEBERRY FRUIT POWDERS)
POLYENYLPHOSPHATIDYL CHOLINE (FROM SOY)50 mg
Nutrients only in NOW Foods Liquid Multi Gels
Dose: Adult
Potassium (from Potassium Chloride)25 mg
Organic Flaxseed Oil (Linum usitatissimum)800 mg
Alpha Lipoic Acid30 mg
PABA (Para-Aminobenzoic Acid)50 mg
Boron (from Boron Citrate)500 µg
Lutein (from Marigold Extract)250 µg
Lycopene (from Natural Tomato Extract)250 µg
Vanadium (from Vanadyl Sulfate)25 µg
Other ingredients
USANA UsanimalsNOW Foods Liquid Multi Gels
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
Softgel Capsule (bovine gelatin, glycerin, water, carob), Beeswax, Soy Lecithin and Natural Vanilla Extract.

Not manufactured with wheat, gluten, milk, egg, fish or shellfish ingredients. Produced in a GMP facility that processes other ingredients containing these allergens.

Iron Ferrochel® is a registered trademark of Albion Labs.

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