USANA Usanimals vs Pure Vegan, Advanced Vegan

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

Complete nutritional comparison


Ingredient
USANA Usanimals(Daily Dose)Pure Vegan, Advanced Vegan(Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
VITAMIN A (AS BETA CAROTENE)5000 IU12500 IU150% ↑Vitamin A (as Alpha-Carotene & Beta-Carotene) [contained in: Betatene® providing:]
VITAMIN C (AS ASCORBIC ACID AND SODIUM ASCORBATE)250 mg100 mg-60% ↓Vitamin C (as Ascorbyl Palmitate & Ascorbic Acid)
VITAMIN D (AS CHOLECALCIFEROL)1000 IU200 IU-80% ↓Vitamin D (as Ergocalciferol)
VITAMIN E (AS D-ALPHA TOCOPHERYL SUCCINATE)100 IU200 IU100% ↑Vitamin E (as d-Alpha Tocopherpl Acetate)
VITAMIN K (AS PHYLLOQUINONE)40 µg
VITAMIN B1 (AS THIAMIN MONONITRATE)2.5 mg50 mg1900% ↑Thiamine (Vitamin B1)
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)
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 mgNiacinamide
Niacin is also called vitamin B3. Niacinamide is a form of vitamin B3.
Sources:
• "Niacin and nicotinamide. What is it? How effective is it? How does it work? Are there safety concerns? Are there interactions with other medications or herb and supplements?"
Medline Plus
Medline Plus: Niacin and niacinamide (Vitamin B3)
• "Small Molecule Pathway Database (SMPDB): Nicotinate and Nicotinamide Metabolism (homosapiens)"
Genome Alberta & Genome Canada
SMPDB: Nicotinate and Nicotinamide Metabolism
• "Recommendations for niacin dosage by life stage and gender"
National Health and Medical Research Council - Australia, Ministry of Health - New Zealand
Niacin - Nutrient Reference Values Australia and New Zealand
VITAMIN B6 (AS PYRIDOXINE HYDROCHLORIDE)2.5 mg50 mgPyridoxine HCL (Vitamin B6)
The body converts pyridoxal to vitamin B6. The body converts pyridoxine to pyridoxal. Pyridoxine hydrochloride contains pyridoxine.
Sources:
• "Tool for calculating molecular weights"
bywebqc.org, webqc.org
Web QC - Molecular Weight Calculation Tool
• "Foundational Medicine Review 2001 Vol 6: Shows the most active form of Vitamin B6, Biochemistry and Clinical Applications"
Thorne Research
Foundational Medicine Review: Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine; Pyridoxal 5'Phosphate)
• "The three main forms of Vitamin B6. Its effect on nervous system function, red blood cell formation, niacin formation, hormone function, nucleic acid synthesis, the RDA, disease prevention and treatment, sources, supplements and safety."
byJane Higdon, Ph.D and Victoria J. Drake, Ph.D, Linus Pauling Institute
LPI - Micro Nutrient Info Center - Vitamin B6
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 µg6 µg-85% ↓Vitamin B12 (as Methylcobalamin)
BIOTIN150 µg300 µg100% ↑Biotin
PANTOTHENIC ACID (AS D-CALCIUM PANTOTHENATE)10 mg50 mg400% ↑Pantothenic Acid
CALCIUM (AS MILK CALCIUM)150 mg100 mg-33% ↓Calcium (as Calcium Citrate & Bisglycinate)
IODINE (AS POTASSIUM IODIDE)100 µg150 µg50% ↑Iodine (as Potassium Iodide)
MAGNESIUM (AS MAGNESIUM CARBONATE)50 mg150 mg200% ↑Magnesium (as Magnesium Citrate, Alpha Ketogluturate, & Oxide)
ZINC (AS ZINC AMINO ACID CHELATE)10 mg10 mg=Zinc (as Zinc Amino Acid Chelate)
SELENIUM (AS SELENIUM AMINO ACID COMPLEX)50 µg200 µg300% ↑Selenium (as L-Selenomethionine)
COPPER (AS COPPER CITRATE)750 µg2 mg167% ↑Copper (as Copper Gluconate)
MANGANESE (AS MANGANESE GLUCONATE)1000 µg2 mg100% ↑Manganese (as Manganese Citrate)
CHROMIUM (AS CHROMIUM NICOTINATE)50 µg200 µg300% ↑Chromium (as Chromium Picolinate)
MOLYBDENUM (AS MOLYBDENUM TRIOXIDE)25 µg75 µg200% ↑Molybdenum (as Molybdenum 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 mg50 mgCholine
Polyenylphosphatidyl choline is also called phosphatidyl choline. Phosphatidyl choline contains choline.
Sources:
• "PubChem, released in 2004, provides information on the biological activities of small molecules."
National Center for Biotechnology Information - USA
PubChem
INOSITOL30 mg50 mg67% ↑Inositol
158 mgBetatene® providing: [all ingredients are matched elsewhere]
49 µgLutein
49 µgZeaxanthin
98 µgCryptoxanthin
99 mgPotassium (as Potassium Aspartate, Alpha Ketoglutarate, & Citrate)
5 mgAlpha Lipoic Acid
100 mgL-Carnitine Tartrate
10 mgQuercetin
5 mgGrapeseed Extract 95%
25 mgPABA (Para Aminobenzoic Acid)
3 mgLycopene
2 mgBoron (as Boron Citrate)
Nutrients only in USANA Usanimals
Dose: Child
VITAMIN K (AS PHYLLOQUINONE)40 µg
IRON (AS FERROUS FUMURATE USP)4 mg
ANTIOXIDANT PHYTONUTRIENT COMPLEX80 mg
(BLACKBERRY,
CRANBERRY,
RASPBERRY, AND
WILD BLUEBERRY FRUIT POWDERS)
Nutrients only in Pure Vegan, Advanced Vegan
Dose: Adult
Betatene® providing: [all ingredients are matched elsewhere]158 mg
Lutein49 µg
Zeaxanthin49 µg
Cryptoxanthin98 µg
Potassium (as Potassium Aspartate, Alpha Ketoglutarate, & Citrate)99 mg
Alpha Lipoic Acid5 mg
L-Carnitine Tartrate100 mg
Quercetin10 mg
Grapeseed Extract 95%5 mg
PABA (Para Aminobenzoic Acid)25 mg
Lycopene3 mg
Boron (as Boron Citrate)2 mg
Other ingredients
USANA UsanimalsPure Vegan, Advanced Vegan
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
Digeseb Plus® is a proprietary blend of enzymes which help digest food, minerals and proteins

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