USANA Usanimals vs Trace Minerals Research, Kid’s Multi

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

Complete nutritional comparison


Ingredient
USANA Usanimals(Daily Dose)Trace Minerals Research, Kid's Multi(Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
VITAMIN A (AS BETA CAROTENE)5000 IU2500 IU-50% ↓Vitamin A (as Palmitate)
VITAMIN C (AS ASCORBIC ACID AND SODIUM ASCORBATE)250 mg250 mg=Vitamin C (as Ascorbic acid)
VITAMIN D (AS CHOLECALCIFEROL)1000 IU950 IUVitamin D3 (as Cholecalciferol)
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 IU30 IU-70% ↓Vitamin E (as d-a Tocopherol)
VITAMIN K (AS PHYLLOQUINONE)40 µg
VITAMIN B1 (AS THIAMIN MONONITRATE)2.5 mg1.5 mg-40% ↓Thiamin (Thamin HCl) (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 mg1.5 mg-40% ↓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 mg12 mg-40% ↓Niacin (Niacinamide) (Vitamin B3)
VITAMIN B6 (AS PYRIDOXINE HYDROCHLORIDE)2.5 mg5 mg100% ↑Vitamin B6 (as Pyridoxine)
FOLATE (AS FOLIC ACID)400 µg375 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 µg9 µg-78% ↓Vitamin B12 (as Cyanocobalamin)
BIOTIN150 µg70 µg-53% ↓Biotin
PANTOTHENIC ACID (AS D-CALCIUM PANTOTHENATE)10 mg10 mg=Pantothenic Acid (Calcium pantothenate)
CALCIUM (AS MILK CALCIUM)150 mg
IODINE (AS POTASSIUM IODIDE)100 µg
MAGNESIUM (AS MAGNESIUM CARBONATE)50 mg3 mg-94% ↓Magnesium (from ConcenTrace®)
ZINC (AS ZINC AMINO ACID CHELATE)10 mg5 mg-50% ↓Zinc (as Gluconate)
SELENIUM (AS SELENIUM AMINO ACID COMPLEX)50 µg20 µg-60% ↓Selenium (as Seleniomethionine)
COPPER (AS COPPER CITRATE)750 µg
MANGANESE (AS MANGANESE GLUCONATE)1000 µg2 mg100% ↑Manganese (as Gluconate)
CHROMIUM (AS CHROMIUM NICOTINATE)50 µg10 µg-80% ↓Chromium (as Polynicontinate)
MOLYBDENUM (AS MOLYBDENUM TRIOXIDE)25 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 mg3 mgCholine (as Bitartrate)
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 mg3 mg-90% ↓Inositol
75 mgChloride (from ConcenTrace®)
5 mgPotassium (as Citrate)
30 mgConcenTrace(R) trace mineral complex
5 mgSulfate (from ConcenTrace®)
45 µgPABA (Para-aminobenzoic acid)
35 µgBoron (from Concentrace®)
Nutrients only in USANA Usanimals
Dose: Child
VITAMIN K (AS PHYLLOQUINONE)40 µg
CALCIUM (AS MILK CALCIUM)150 mg
IODINE (AS POTASSIUM IODIDE)100 µg
COPPER (AS COPPER CITRATE)750 µg
MOLYBDENUM (AS MOLYBDENUM TRIOXIDE)25 µg
IRON (AS FERROUS FUMURATE USP)4 mg
ANTIOXIDANT PHYTONUTRIENT COMPLEX80 mg
(BLACKBERRY,
CRANBERRY,
RASPBERRY, AND
WILD BLUEBERRY FRUIT POWDERS)
Nutrients only in Trace Minerals Research, Kid's Multi
Dose: Child
Chloride (from ConcenTrace®)75 mg
Potassium (as Citrate)5 mg
ConcenTrace(R) trace mineral complex30 mg
Sulfate (from ConcenTrace®)5 mg
PABA (Para-aminobenzoic acid)45 µg
Boron (from Concentrace®)35 µg
Other ingredients
USANA UsanimalsTrace Minerals Research, Kid's Multi
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
Purified water, juice concentrate blend (pineapple, peach, pear), pure cane sugar, glycerine, natural flavor, xanthan gum, potassium sorbate, potassium benzoate, stevia leaf extract.

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