USANA Usanimals vs Thorne Research, Children’s Basic Nutrients

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Complete nutritional comparison


Ingredient
USANA Usanimals(Daily Dose)Thorne Research, Children's Basic Nutrients(Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
VITAMIN A (AS BETA CAROTENE)5000 IU787.2 µg?Vitamin A (from
562.2 µgBeta Carotene and
225 µgPalmitate)
VITAMIN C (AS ASCORBIC ACID AND SODIUM ASCORBATE)250 mg250 mg0%Vitamin C (as Ascorbic Acid)
VITAMIN D (AS CHOLECALCIFEROL)1000 IU10 µg?Vitamin D (as Vitamin D3 400 IU)
VITAMIN E (AS D-ALPHA TOCOPHERYL SUCCINATE)100 IU80.4 µg?Vitamin E (as d-Alpha Tocopheryl)
VITAMIN K (AS PHYLLOQUINONE)40 µg30 µg-25% ↓Vitamin K (as Vitamin K1)
VITAMIN B1 (AS THIAMIN MONONITRATE)2.5 mg12 mg380% ↑Thiamin (as Thiamin HCL)
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 mg3.3 mg32% ↑Riboflavin (as Riboflavin 5'-Phosphate Sodium)
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 mg49 mg145% ↑Niacin (as 9 mg Niacin and
40 mgNiacinamide)
VITAMIN B6 (AS PYRIDOXINE HYDROCHLORIDE)2.5 mg3 mg20% ↑Vitamin B6 (as Pyridoxal 5'-Phosphate)
FOLATE (AS FOLIC ACID)400 µg666.7 µg67% ↑Folate (as
200 µgCalcium Folinate and
200 µgL-5-Methyltetrahydrofolate from L-5-Methyltetrahydrofolic Acid, Glucosamine Salt)
VITAMIN B12 (AS CYANOCOBALAMIN)40 µg135 µg238% ↑Vitamin B12 (as
67.5 µgAdenosylcobalamin and
67.5 µgMethylcobalamin)
BIOTIN150 µg120 µg-20% ↓Biotin
PANTOTHENIC ACID (AS D-CALCIUM PANTOTHENATE)10 mg124 mg1140% ↑Pantothenic Acid (as Calcium Pantothenate)
CALCIUM (AS MILK CALCIUM)150 mg69 mg-54% ↓Calcium (as
34.5 mgCalcium Citrate and
34.5 mgCalcium Malate)
IODINE (AS POTASSIUM IODIDE)100 µg67.5 µg-32% ↓Iodine (as Potassium Iodide)
MAGNESIUM (AS MAGNESIUM CARBONATE)50 mg45 mg-10% ↓Magnesium (as
22.5 mgMagnesium Citrate and
22.5 mgMagnesium Malate)
ZINC (AS ZINC AMINO ACID CHELATE)10 mg4.5 mg-55% ↓Zinc (as Zinc Picolinate)
SELENIUM (AS SELENIUM AMINO ACID COMPLEX)50 µg60 µg20% ↑Selenium (as L-Selenomethionine)
COPPER (AS COPPER CITRATE)750 µg450 µg-40% ↓Copper (as Copper Picolinate)
MANGANESE (AS MANGANESE GLUCONATE)1000 µg1.8 mg80% ↑Manganese (as Manganese Picolinate)
CHROMIUM (AS CHROMIUM NICOTINATE)50 µg60 µg20% ↑Chromium (as TRAACS® Chromium Nicotinate Glycinate Chelate)
MOLYBDENUM (AS MOLYBDENUM TRIOXIDE)25 µg30 µg20% ↑Molybdenum (as TRAACS® Molybdenum Glycinate Chelate)
IRON (AS FERROUS FUMURATE USP)4 mg4.5 mg12% ↑Iron (as Iron Picolinate)
ANTIOXIDANT PHYTONUTRIENT COMPLEX80 mg
(BLACKBERRY,
CRANBERRY,
RASPBERRY, AND
WILD BLUEBERRY FRUIT POWDERS)
POLYENYLPHOSPHATIDYL CHOLINE (FROM SOY)50 mg11 mgCholine (as Choline Citrate)
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 mg
900 µgBoron (as Boronorganic™ Boron Glycinate Complex)
36 µgLutein (from Aztec Marigold extract (flower) (Tagetes erecta))
Nutrients only in USANA Usanimals
Dose: Child
ANTIOXIDANT PHYTONUTRIENT COMPLEX80 mg
(BLACKBERRY,
CRANBERRY,
RASPBERRY, AND
WILD BLUEBERRY FRUIT POWDERS)
INOSITOL30 mg
Nutrients only in Thorne Research, Children's Basic Nutrients
Dose: Child
Boron (as Boronorganic™ Boron Glycinate Complex)900 µg
Lutein (from Aztec Marigold extract (flower) (Tagetes erecta))36 µg
Other ingredients
USANA UsanimalsThorne Research, Children's Basic Nutrients
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
Hypromellose (derived from cellulose) capsule, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Calcium Laurate, Silicon Dioxide

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