xtendlife Multi-xtra vs USANA Usanimals

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Complete nutritional comparison


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

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (as Natural Mixed Carotenoids)5000 IU5000 IU=VITAMIN A (AS BETA CAROTENE)
Vitamin C (from155 mg250 mg61% ↑VITAMIN C (AS ASCORBIC ACID AND SODIUM ASCORBATE)
(from Calcium Ascorbate150 mg
Potassium Ascorbate50 mg
Ascorbyl Palmitate)10 mg
Vitamin D (as Cholecalciferol)500 IU1000 IU100% ↑VITAMIN D (AS CHOLECALCIFEROL)
Vitamin E102 IU100 IU-2% ↓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 µg40 µg-78% ↓VITAMIN K (AS PHYLLOQUINONE)
Thiamin12 mg2.5 mg-79% ↓VITAMIN B1 (AS THIAMIN MONONITRATE)
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
(from Thiamin Hydrochloride)13.5 mg
Riboflavin10 mg2.5 mg-75% ↓VITAMIN B2 (AS 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
(from Riboflavin-5-Phosphate)19.4 mg
Niacin26 mg20 mg-23% ↓NIACIN (AS NIACINAMIDE)
(from Nicotinic Acid14 mg
Niacinamide)14 mg
Vitamin B68 mg2.5 mg-69% ↓VITAMIN B6 (AS PYRIDOXINE HYDROCHLORIDE)
(from Pyridoxal-5-Phosphate)11.7 mg
Folic Acid323 µg400 µgFOLATE (AS 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 µg40 µg60% ↑VITAMIN B12 (AS CYANOCOBALAMIN)
Biotin400 µg150 µg-62% ↓BIOTIN
Pantothenic Acid41 mg10 mg-76% ↓PANTOTHENIC ACID (AS D-CALCIUM PANTOTHENATE)
(from Calcium Pantothenate)45.3 mg
Calcium (from65 mg150 mg131% ↑CALCIUM (AS MILK CALCIUM)
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 µg100 µg-33% ↓IODINE (AS POTASSIUM IODIDE)
(from Potassium Iodide)197 µg
Magnesium (from64 mg50 mg-22% ↓MAGNESIUM (AS MAGNESIUM CARBONATE)
Magnesium Citrate200 mg
Calcium Magnesium Inositol Hexaphosphate60 mg
Magnesium Stearate)16 mg
Zinc9 mg10 mg11% ↑ZINC (AS ZINC AMINO ACID CHELATE)
(from Zinc Citrate)31 mg
Selenium100 µg50 µg-50% ↓SELENIUM (AS SELENIUM AMINO ACID COMPLEX)
(from L-Selenomethionine)250 µg
Copper0.1 mg750 µg650% ↑COPPER (AS COPPER CITRATE)
(from Copper Gluconate)0.71 mg
Manganese2 mg1000 µg-50% ↓MANGANESE (AS MANGANESE GLUCONATE)
(from Manganese Citrate)8 mg
Chromium106 µg50 µg-53% ↓CHROMIUM (AS CHROMIUM NICOTINATE)
(from Chromium picolinate)884 µg
Molybdenum64 µg25 µg-61% ↓MOLYBDENUM (AS MOLYBDENUM TRIOXIDE)
(from Molybdenum Glycinate)641 µg
Potassium (from47 mg
Tripotassium Citrate100 mg
Potassium Ascorbate50 mg
Potassium Iodide)0.19 mg
MSM (Methylsufonyl Methane)100 mg
Choline Bitartrate95 mg
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)50 mgPOLYENYLPHOSPHATIDYL CHOLINE (FROM SOY)
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
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
4 mgIRON (AS FERROUS FUMURATE USP)
80 mgANTIOXIDANT PHYTONUTRIENT COMPLEX
(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 Lecithin50 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
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)
Other ingredients
xtendlife Multi-xtraUSANA Usanimals
Microcrystalline Cellulose, Dextrose, Clear Glaze (Talc, Polyvinyl Alcohol, Polyethylene Glycol and Polysorbate 80), Silicon Dioxide, Sodium Carboxymethyl Cellulose, MaltodextrinCRYSTALLINE 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

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