xtendlife Multi-xtra vs USANA Body Rox

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The Complete Nutritional Comparison shows matched nutrients side-by-side with the following symbols:

  • -58% ↓ OR  43% ↑ OR = (the differences in the amount of the ingredient)
  • ~ (means ingredients are similar nutritionally)
  • (beside ingredients in the first multi with no match in the second multi) OR  (for ingredients that are only present in the second multi)
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Complete nutritional comparison


Ingredient
xtendlife Multi-xtra (Daily Dose)USANA Body Rox (Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (as Natural Mixed Carotenoids)5000 IU2700 mcg RAE?Vitamin A (1800 mcg) Beta Carotene)
Vitamin C (from155 mg501 mg223% ↑Vitamin C (as Magnesium Ascorbate)
(from Calcium Ascorbate150 mg
Potassium Ascorbate50 mg
Ascorbyl Palmitate)10 mg
Vitamin D (as Cholecalciferol)500 IU24 µgVitamin 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 E102 IU135 mg?Vitamin E (as d-alpha Tocopheryl Succinate)
(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 Menaquinone-4)180 µg60 µg-67% ↓Vitamin K (as Phylloquinone)
Thiamin12 mg20.01 mg67% ↑Thiamine (Vitamin B1)
(from Thiamin Hydrochloride)13.5 mg
Riboflavin10 mg20.01 mg100% ↑Riboflavin (Vitamin B2)
(from Riboflavin-5-Phosphate)19.4 mg
Niacin26 mg36 mg NE?Niacin (as Niacin and Niacinamide)
(from Nicotinic Acid14 mg
Niacinamide)14 mg
Vitamin B68 mg24 mg200% ↑Vitamin B6 (as Pyridoxine HCL)
(from Pyridoxal-5-Phosphate)11.7 mg
Folic Acid323 µg831 mcg DFEFolate (as 166 μg Folic Acid)
Both folic acid and folate 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 Cobamamide)25 µg150 µg500% ↑Vitamin B12 (as Cyanocobalamin)
Biotin400 µg300 µg-25% ↓Biotin
Pantothenic Acid41 mg30 mg-27% ↓Pantothenic Acid (as D-Calcium Pantothenate)
(from Calcium Pantothenate)45.3 mg
Calcium (from65 mg225 mg246% ↑Calcium (as Calcium Citrate, Calcium Carbonate)
Calcium Carbonate (from Red Algae (Lithothamnium species),100 mg
Calcium Ascorbate150 mg
Calcium Magnesium Inositol Hexaphosphate60 mg
Dicalcium Phosphate21 mg
Calcium Panthothenate)45.3 mg
Iodine150 µg150 µg=Iodine (as Potassium Iodide)
(from Potassium Iodide)197 µg
Magnesium (from64 mgMagnesium (as Magnesium Citrate and Magnesium Ascorbate)
Magnesium Citrate200 mg
Calcium Magnesium Inositol Hexaphosphate60 mg
Magnesium Stearate)16 mg
Zinc9 mg12 mg33% ↑Zinc (as Zinc Citrate)
(from Zinc Citrate)31 mg
Selenium100 µg150 µg50% ↑Selenium (as L-selenomethionine and Sodium Selenite)
(from L-Selenomethionine)250 µg
Copper0.1 mg0.99 mg890% ↑Copper (as Copper Gluconate)
(from Copper Gluconate)0.71 mg
Manganese2 mg3 mg50% ↑Manganese (as Manganese Gluconate)
(from Manganese Citrate)8 mg
Chromium106 µg150 µg42% ↑Chromium (as Chromium Chloride and Chromium Nicotinate)
(from Chromium picolinate)884 µg
Molybdenum64 µg49.8 µg-22% ↓Molybdenum (as Sodium Molybdate)
(from Molybdenum Glycinate)641 µg45 mgL-Cysteine Hydrochloride
Molybdenum gylcinate contains glycine. Both glycine and L-cysteine are forms of amino acid. Cysteine hydrochloride contains L-cysteine.
Sources:
• "PubChem: Glycine - Compound Summary - CID 750"
National Center for Biotechnology Information - USA
PubChem: Glycine - Compound Summary
• "Tool for calculating molecular weights"
bywebqc.org, webqc.org
Web QC - Molecular Weight Calculation Tool
• "PubChem: Cysteine - Compound Summary CID 5862"
National Center for Biotechnology Information - USA
PubChem: Cysteine - Compound Summary
• "Introduction to the chemistry of amino acids"
byDepartment of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics, University of Arizona
The Chemistry of Amino Acids
Potassium (from47 mg
Tripotassium Citrate100 mg
Potassium Ascorbate50 mg
Potassium Iodide)0.19 mg
MSM (Methylsufonyl Methane)100 mg
Choline Bitartrate95 mg18.45 mgCholine (as Choline Bitartrate)
Choline bitartrate contains choline.
Sources:
• "Tool for calculating molecular weights"
bywebqc.org, webqc.org
Web QC - Molecular Weight Calculation Tool
Inositol (from 50 mg of Inositol and67 mg30 mg-55% ↓Inositol
Inositol Hexaphosphate)60 mg
PABA (p-Aminobenzoic Acid)50 mg
Soy Lecithin50 mg
(a source of Phosphatidyl Choline)
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 mgGreen Tea Extract Decaffeinated [Camellia sinensis hunt. leaves]) [contained in: Antioxidant Phytonutrient Complex]
Green tea extract is the same species as green tea extract decaffeinated.
(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( Quercetin Dihydrate , [contained in: Antioxidant Phytonutrient Complex]
Both rutin and quercetin are forms of flavonol. Quercetin dihydrate contains quercetin.
Sources:
• "Flavonoids, classification, metabolism and bioavailability, biological activities, disease prevention, supplements, safety, drug and nutrient interactions. Classifications include anthocyanidins, flavanols, flavanones, flavonols, flavones and isolflavones."
byJane Higdon, Ph.D and Victoria J. Drake, Ph.D, Christopher Bates, D.Phil, Linus Pauling Institute
LPI - Micro Nutrient Info Center - Flavonoids
• "PubChem: Rutin - Compound Summary"
National Center for Biotechnology Information - USA
PubChem: Rutin - Compound Summary
• "Tool for calculating molecular weights"
bywebqc.org, webqc.org
Web QC - Molecular Weight Calculation Tool
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 µg1500 µg200% ↑Lutein
(from Aztec Marigold Flower Extract)10 mg
Lycopene180 µg450 µg150% ↑Lycopene
(from Tomato extract)900 mg
Zeaxanthin25 µg
(from Aztec Marigold Flower Extract)500 µg
156 mgAntioxidant Phytonutrient Complex [some ingredients are matched elsewhere]
Meriva® (Bioavailable Curcumin Complex),
Olivol [Olive Fruit Extract,Olea europaea L., fruit],
Grape Seed Extract [Vitis vinifera L., seed],
15 mgBroccoli Concentrate (Brassica oleracea v. botrytis L., flower)
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
PABA (p-Aminobenzoic Acid)50 mg
Soy Lecithin50 mg
(a source of Phosphatidyl Choline)
Horsetail extract (from Equisetum arvense, leaf & stem)40 mg
Mineral sea salts (providing trace elements including Rubidium, Strontium and Tungsten)30 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
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
Zeaxanthin25 µg
(from Aztec Marigold Flower Extract)500 µg
Nutrients only in USANA Body Rox
Dose: Teenager
Antioxidant Phytonutrient Complex [some ingredients are matched elsewhere]156 mg
Meriva® (Bioavailable Curcumin Complex),
Olivol [Olive Fruit Extract,Olea europaea L., fruit],
Grape Seed Extract [Vitis vinifera L., seed],
Broccoli Concentrate (Brassica oleracea v. botrytis L., flower)15 mg
Other ingredients
xtendlife Multi-xtraUSANA Body Rox
Microcrystalline Cellulose, Dextrose, Clear Glaze (Talc, Polyvinyl Alcohol, Polyethylene Glycol and Polysorbate 80), Silicon Dioxide, Sodium Carboxymethyl Cellulose, MaltodextrinMicrocrystalline Cellulose, Croscarmellose Sodium, Modified Cellulose, Silicon (as Silicon Dioxide and Silicon Amino Acid Chelate), Organic Maltodextrin, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Calcium Silicate, Natural Mango Flavor, Stevia, Organic Sunflower Lecithin, Organic Palm Plein, Organic Guar Gum.

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