USANA Usanimals vs xtendlife Multi-xtra

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Complete nutritional comparison


Ingredient
USANA Usanimals(Daily Dose)xtendlife Multi-xtra(Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
VITAMIN A (AS BETA CAROTENE)5000 IU5000 IU=Vitamin A (as Natural Mixed Carotenoids)
VITAMIN C (AS ASCORBIC ACID AND SODIUM ASCORBATE)250 mg155 mg-38% ↓Vitamin C (from
150 mg(from Calcium Ascorbate
50 mgPotassium Ascorbate
10 mgAscorbyl Palmitate)
VITAMIN D (AS CHOLECALCIFEROL)1000 IU500 IU-50% ↓Vitamin D (as Cholecalciferol)
VITAMIN E (AS D-ALPHA TOCOPHERYL SUCCINATE)100 IU102 IU2% ↑Vitamin E
(as D-Alpha tocopheryl succinate from vegetable and soy bean oils and Tocomin® tocotrienol/tocopherol complex (from African Oil Palm)) (1 mg = 1.21 IU)
VITAMIN K (AS PHYLLOQUINONE)40 µg180 µg350% ↑Vitamin K (as Menaquinone-4)
VITAMIN B1 (AS THIAMIN MONONITRATE)2.5 mg12 mg380% ↑Thiamin
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
13.5 mg(from Thiamin Hydrochloride)
VITAMIN B2 (AS RIBOFLAVIN)2.5 mg10 mg300% ↑Riboflavin
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
19.4 mg(from Riboflavin-5-Phosphate)
NIACIN (AS NIACINAMIDE)20 mg26 mg30% ↑Niacin
14 mg(from Nicotinic Acid
14 mgNiacinamide)
VITAMIN B6 (AS PYRIDOXINE HYDROCHLORIDE)2.5 mg8 mg220% ↑Vitamin B6
11.7 mg(from Pyridoxal-5-Phosphate)
FOLATE (AS FOLIC ACID)400 µg323 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 µg25 µg-38% ↓Vitamin B12 (as Cobamamide)
BIOTIN150 µg400 µg167% ↑Biotin
PANTOTHENIC ACID (AS D-CALCIUM PANTOTHENATE)10 mg41 mg310% ↑Pantothenic Acid
45.3 mg(from Calcium Pantothenate)
CALCIUM (AS MILK CALCIUM)150 mg65 mg-57% ↓Calcium (from
100 mgCalcium Carbonate (from Red Algae (Lithothamnium species),
150 mgCalcium Ascorbate
60 mgCalcium Magnesium Inositol Hexaphosphate
21 mgDicalcium Phosphate
45.3 mgCalcium Panthothenate)
IODINE (AS POTASSIUM IODIDE)100 µg150 µg50% ↑Iodine
197 µg(from Potassium Iodide)
MAGNESIUM (AS MAGNESIUM CARBONATE)50 mg64 mg28% ↑Magnesium (from
200 mgMagnesium Citrate
60 mgCalcium Magnesium Inositol Hexaphosphate
16 mgMagnesium Stearate)
ZINC (AS ZINC AMINO ACID CHELATE)10 mg9 mg-10% ↓Zinc
31 mg(from Zinc Citrate)
SELENIUM (AS SELENIUM AMINO ACID COMPLEX)50 µg100 µg100% ↑Selenium
250 µg(from L-Selenomethionine)
COPPER (AS COPPER CITRATE)750 µg0.1 mg-87% ↓Copper
0.71 mg(from Copper Gluconate)
MANGANESE (AS MANGANESE GLUCONATE)1000 µg2 mg100% ↑Manganese
8 mg(from Manganese Citrate)
CHROMIUM (AS CHROMIUM NICOTINATE)50 µg106 µg112% ↑Chromium
884 µg(from Chromium picolinate)
MOLYBDENUM (AS MOLYBDENUM TRIOXIDE)25 µg64 µg156% ↑Molybdenum
641 µg(from Molybdenum Glycinate)
IRON (AS FERROUS FUMURATE USP)4 mg
ANTIOXIDANT PHYTONUTRIENT COMPLEX80 mg
(BLACKBERRY,
CRANBERRY,
RASPBERRY, AND
WILD BLUEBERRY FRUIT POWDERS)
POLYENYLPHOSPHATIDYL CHOLINE (FROM SOY)50 mg(a source of Phosphatidyl Choline) [contained in: Soy Lecithin]
Polyenylphosphatidyl choline is also called phosphatidyl choline.
Sources:
• "PubChem, released in 2004, provides information on the biological activities of small molecules."
National Center for Biotechnology Information - USA
PubChem
INOSITOL30 mg67 mg123% ↑Inositol (from 50 mg of Inositol and
60 mgInositol Hexaphosphate)
47 mgPotassium (from
100 mgTripotassium Citrate
50 mgPotassium Ascorbate
0.19 mgPotassium Iodide)
100 mgMSM (Methylsufonyl Methane)
95 mgCholine Bitartrate
50 mgPABA (p-Aminobenzoic Acid)
50 mgSoy Lecithin [some ingredients are matched elsewhere]
40 mgHorsetail extract (from Equisetum arvense, leaf & stem)
30 mgMineral sea salts (providing trace elements including Rubidium, Strontium and Tungsten)
25 mgGreen Tea Extract (from Camellia sinensis, leaf)
18.25 mg(providing Catechins)
24 mgBetain HCl
10 mgAlfafa Extract (from Medicago sativa Leaf and Stem) (equivalent to 120mg of Fresh Alfafa)
10 mgAmylase (from fermentation of Aspergillus oryzae)
10 mgBromelain (from Pineapple stem)
9 mgRutin (from Japanese Sophora Bud)
4 mgPiperine
5 mg(from Piper nigrum (Black pepper) extract, fruit)
1.9 mgTocotrienol/tocopherol complex from (from
10 mgTocomin® from African Oil Palm)
600 µgBoron
12 mg(from Boron Citrate)
500 µgLutein
10 mg(from Aztec Marigold Flower Extract)
180 µgLycopene
900 mg(from Tomato extract)
25 µgZeaxanthin
500 µg(from Aztec Marigold Flower Extract)
Nutrients only in USANA Usanimals
Dose: Child
IRON (AS FERROUS FUMURATE USP)4 mg
ANTIOXIDANT PHYTONUTRIENT COMPLEX80 mg
(BLACKBERRY,
CRANBERRY,
RASPBERRY, AND
WILD BLUEBERRY FRUIT POWDERS)
Nutrients only in xtendlife Multi-xtra
Dose: Adult
Potassium (from47 mg
Tripotassium Citrate100 mg
Potassium Ascorbate50 mg
Potassium Iodide)0.19 mg
MSM (Methylsufonyl Methane)100 mg
Choline Bitartrate95 mg
PABA (p-Aminobenzoic Acid)50 mg
Soy Lecithin [some ingredients are matched elsewhere]50 mg
Horsetail extract (from Equisetum arvense, leaf & stem)40 mg
Mineral sea salts (providing trace elements including Rubidium, Strontium and Tungsten)30 mg
Green Tea Extract (from Camellia sinensis, leaf)25 mg
(providing Catechins)18.25 mg
Betain HCl24 mg
Alfafa Extract (from Medicago sativa Leaf and Stem) (equivalent to 120mg of Fresh Alfafa)10 mg
Amylase (from fermentation of Aspergillus oryzae)10 mg
Bromelain (from Pineapple stem)10 mg
Rutin (from Japanese Sophora Bud)9 mg
Piperine4 mg
(from Piper nigrum (Black pepper) extract, fruit)5 mg
Tocotrienol/tocopherol complex from (from1.9 mg
Tocomin® from African Oil Palm)10 mg
Boron600 µg
(from Boron Citrate)12 mg
Lutein500 µg
(from Aztec Marigold Flower Extract)10 mg
Lycopene180 µg
(from Tomato extract)900 mg
Zeaxanthin25 µg
(from Aztec Marigold Flower Extract)500 µg
Other ingredients
USANA Usanimalsxtendlife Multi-xtra
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
Microcrystalline Cellulose, Dextrose, Clear Glaze (Talc, Polyvinyl Alcohol, Polyethylene Glycol and Polysorbate 80), Silicon Dioxide, Sodium Carboxymethyl Cellulose, Maltodextrin

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