USANA Usanimals vs Thorne Basic Prenatal

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Complete nutritional comparison



Ingredient
USANA Usanimals (Daily Dose)Thorne Basic Prenatal (Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (1500 mcg as Beta Carotene)1500 mcg RAE1.05 mg600% ↑Vitamin A
450 µgBeta-Carotene
600 µgVitamin A Palmitate
Vitamin C (as Ascorbic Acid and Sodium Ascorbate)250 mg150 mg-40% ↓Vitamin C
Vitamin D3 (as Cholecalciferol)25 µg25 µg0%Vitamin D
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 mg33.5 mg-50% ↓Vitamin E
Vitamin K (as Phylloquinone)40 µg100 µg150% ↑Vitamin K
Thiamine (Vitamin B1)2.5 mg5 mg100% ↑Thiamine
Riboflavin (Vitamin B2)2.5 mg5 mg100% ↑Riboflavin
Niacin (as Niacinamide)20 mg NE30 mg50% ↑Niacin
Vitamin B6 (as Pyridoxine HCL)2.5 mg12 mg380% ↑Vitamin B6
Folate (as 200 μg Folic Acid)666 mcg DFE1.7 mg DFE2453% ↑Folate
1 mgL-5-Methyltetrahydrofolate
Vitamin B12 (as Cyanocobalamin)40 µg200 µg400% ↑Vitamin B12
Biotin150 µg50 µg-67% ↓Biotin
Pantothenic Acid (as D-Calcium Pantothenate)10 mg18 mg80% ↑Pantothenic Acid
Calcium (as Milk Calcium)150 mg180 mg20% ↑Calcium
90 mgCalcium Citrate
90 mgCalcium Malate
Iron (as Ferrous Fumarate USP)4 mg45 mg1025% ↑Iron
Iodine (as Potassium Iodide)100 µg150 µg50% ↑Iodine
Magnesium (as Magnesium Carbonate)50 mg90 mg80% ↑Magnesium
45 mgMagnesium Citrate
45 mgMagnesium Malate
Zinc (as Zinc Amino Acid Chelate)10 mg25 mg150% ↑Zinc
Selenium (as Selenium Amino Acid Complex)50 µg50 µg0%Selenium
Copper (as Copper Citrate)750 µg2 mg167% ↑Copper
Manganese (as Manganese Gluconate)1000 µg5 mg400% ↑Manganese
Chromium (as Chromium Nicotinate)50 µg100 µg100% ↑Chromium
Molybdenum (as Molybdenum Trioxide)25 µg
Antioxidant Phytonutrient Complex80 mg
(Blackberry,
Cranberry,
Raspberry and
Wild Blueberry powders)
POLYENYLPHOSPHATIDYL CHOLINE (FROM SOY)50 mg110 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
Soy Lecithin (with Polyenylphosphatidyl Choline)50 mg
Inositol30 mg
1 mgBoron

Nutrients exclusive to USANA Usanimals

Dose: Child
Molybdenum (as Molybdenum Trioxide)25 µg
Antioxidant Phytonutrient Complex80 mg
(Blackberry,
Cranberry,
Raspberry and
Wild Blueberry powders)
Soy Lecithin (with Polyenylphosphatidyl Choline)50 mg
Inositol30 mg

Nutrients exclusive to Thorne Basic Prenatal

Dose: Adult
Boron1 mg

Other ingredients

USANA UsanimalsThorne Basic Prenatal
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.Hypromellose (Cellulose), Calcium Laurate

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