xtendlife Total Balance Children’s vs USANA Cellsentials Pack

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Complete nutritional comparison


Ingredient
xtendlife Total Balance Children's(Daily Dose)USANA Cellsentials Pack(Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (as Natural mixed carotenoids)1000 IU12000 IU1100% ↑VITAMIN A (AS
3000 IU25% RETINYL ACETATE AND
75% AS BETA CAROTENE AND MIXED CAROTENOIDS)
Vitamin C (from69 mg1000 mg1349% ↑VITAMIN C (AS POLY C® BLEND: CALCIUM, POTASSIUM, MAGNESIUM AND ZINC ASCORBATES)
Calcium ascorbate40 mg
Potassium ascorbate50 mg
Ascorbyl palmitate)20 mg
Vitamin D (as Cholecalciferol)220 IU2000 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 E15 IU200 IU1233% ↑VITAMIN E (AS D-ALPHA TOCOPHERYL SUCCINATE)
(as D-Alpha Tocopheryl Succinate from Vegetable/Soy Oils &
Tocotrienol/Tocopherol Complex (from African Oil Palm)) (1 mg = 1.21 IU)
Thiamin1.2 mg30 mg2400% ↑VITAMIN B1 (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
(from Thiamin HCl)3 mg
Riboflavin1 mg30 mg2900% ↑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)1.9 mg
Niacin (from4.6 mg40 mg770% ↑NIACIN (AS NIACINAMIDE AND NIACIN)
Nicotinic acid2.5 mg
Niacinamide)2.5 mg
Vitamin B61.6 mg32 mg1900% ↑VITAMIN B6 (AS PYRIDOXINE HCL)
(from Pyridoxal-5-phosphate)3 mg
Folic Acid107 µg600 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)2 µg200 µg9900% ↑VITAMIN B12 (AS CYANOCOBALAMIN)
Biotin80 µg300 µg275% ↑BIOTIN
Pantothenic Acid5 mg90 mg1700% ↑PANTOTHENIC ACID (AS D-CALCIUM PANTOTHENATE)
(from Calcium pantothenate)5.6 mg
Calcium (from 50 mg of Calcium (Red Algae (Lithothamnium species),25 mg225 mg800% ↑CALCIUM (AS CALCIUM CITRATE AND CALCIUM ASCORBATE)
Dicalcium Phosphate24 mg
Calcium Ascorbate40 mg
Calcium Panthothenate)5.6 mg
Iodine150 µg500 µg233% ↑IODINE (AS POTASSIUM IODIDE)
(from Potassium iodide)197 µg
Magnesium (from32 mg225 mg603% ↑MAGNESIUM (AS MAGNESIUM CITRATE AND MAGNESIUM ASCORBATE)
Magnesium Citrate100 mg
Magnesium Stearate)38 mg
Zinc2.2 mg20 mg809% ↑ZINC (AS ZINC CITRATE)
(from Zinc citrate)7 mg
Selenium40 µg200 µg400% ↑SELENIUM (AS L-SELENOMETHIONINE AND SODIUM SELENITE)
(from L-Selenomethionine)100 µg
Copper0.06 mg2 mg3233% ↑COPPER (AS COPPER GLUCONATE)
(from Copper gluconate)0.47 mg
Manganese0.58 mg2 mg245% ↑MANGANESE (AS MANGANESE GLUCONATE)
(from Manganese citrate)2 mg
Chromium44 µg300 µg582% ↑CHROMIUM (AS CHROMIUM POLYNICOTINATE)
Chromium Picolinate)367 µg
Molybdenum12 µg50 µg317% ↑MOLYBDENUM (AS MOLYBDENUM CITRATE)
(from Molybdenum Glycinate)120 µg
Aloe Vera (from Aloe barbadensis, leaf juice powder) (equivalent to 10,000 mg of Aloe Leaf Juice)50 mg
Black Cumin Extract (from Nigella sativa, seed) (equivalent to 200mg of Black Cumin Seeds)50 mg
Green Tea Extract (from Camellia sinensis, leaf)50 mg70 mg40% ↑GREEN TEA EXTRACT [CAMELLIA SINENSIS HUNT., LEAVES] [contained in: INCELLIGENCE™ COMPLEX]
Comparison figures for extracts, concentrates and complexes should not be relied on. The original ingredients and extraction processes may differ widely.
(providing catechins)36.5 mg
Milk Thistle Extract (from Silybum marianum, seed)50 mg
(providing 40 mg of Silymarins)40 mg
Soy lecithin (a source of Phosphatidyl choline)50 mg
Tumeric extract (from Curcuma longa, root)50 mg72 mgMERIVA® BIOAVAILABLE CURCUMIN COMPLEX [CURCUMA LONGA L., ROOT] [contained in: INCELLIGENCE™ COMPLEX]
Tumeric extract contains bisdemethoxycurcumin. Bisdemethoxycurcumin is a form of curcuminoid. Meriva® contains curcuminoid.
Sources:
• "Circumin: Metabolism and Bioavailability, Biological Activities, Disease Prevention, Disease Treatment, Sources, Safety"
byJane Higdon, Ph.D and Victoria J. Drake, Ph.D, Christopher Bates, D.Phil, Linus Pauling Institute
LPI - Micro Nutrient Info Center - Curcumin
• "Phenol Explorer - free access tool showing the amount of polyphenols in foods and metabolites"
byVarious, French National Institute for Agriculture et al.
Phenol-Explorer (Database on polyphenol content in foods)
• "Definition and preparation of tumeric oleoresin"
Food and Agriculture Organisation - United Nations
FAO: Tumeric Oleoresin
• "Information on Meriva from the manufacturer Idena"
Idena
Information on Meriva from Idena
(providing curcuminoids)47.5 mg
N-Acetyl L-Cysteine49 mg160 mg227% ↑N-ACETYL L-CYSTEINE
Taurine49 mg
Beta Glucan (from yeast)35 mg
L-Arginine HCL25 mg
Bilberry Extract (from Vaccinum myrtillus Fruit)25 mg
(providing anthoycyanins)6.25 mg
Dimethylglycine HCL25 mg
Ginger Extract (Zingiber officinale, root)25 mg
(providing Gingerols)1.25 mg
L-Tyrosine25 mg
L-Lysine HCL24 mg
L-Methionine24 mg
Bacopa Extract (from Bacopa monnieri, leaf)20 mg
(providing Bacosides)6 mg
MSM (Methylsulfonyl Methane)20 mg
Olive Leaf Extract (from Olea europea leaf)20 mg30 mgOLIVOL® [OLIVE FRUIT EXTRACT, OLEA EUROPAEA L., FRUIT]
Olive leaf extract is the same species as Olivol (trade mark of USANA).
(providing Oleuropein)3 mg
Papain (from Carica papaya (Papaya) Fruit Latex)20 mg
Betain HCl19 mg
Choline bitartrate19 mg250 mg1216% ↑CHOLINE BITARTRATE
L-Cysteine19 mg
Hesperidin (from Citrus aurantium (Bitter Orange) Fruit)18 mg40 mg122% ↑HESPEREDIN [CITRUS SPP. L., FRUIT] [contained in: INCELLIGENCE™ COMPLEX]
L-Proline15 mg
Inositol14 mg128 mg814% ↑INOSITOL
L-Ornithine HCL14 mg
Myricetin14 mg60 mgQUERCETIN DIHYDRATE [contained in: INCELLIGENCE™ COMPLEX]
Both myricetin 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
• "Tool for calculating molecular weights"
bywebqc.org, webqc.org
Web QC - Molecular Weight Calculation Tool
(from Myrica cerifera (Bayberry), leaf)20 mg
Grape Seed Extract (from Vitis vinifera Seed)12 mg
(providing at least 450mg/g phenolics)
Tea Polysaccharides Extract11 mg
Camellia sinensis Leaf)50 mg
Amylase (from Fermentation of Aspergillus oryzae)10 mg
Bromelain (from Pineapple Stem)10 mg
Guggul Gum Extract (from Commiphora mukul, gum exudate) (a source of guggulsterones)10 mg
Mineral sea salts (providing trace elements including Rubidium, Strontium & Tungsten)10 mg
Masson Pine Bark Extract (from Pinus massoniana Bark)10 mg
RNA (Ribonucleic Acid, from Yeast)9.9 mg
Alpha Lipoic Acid9.9 mg100 mg910% ↑ALPHA LIPOIC ACID [contained in: INCELLIGENCE™ COMPLEX]
N-acetyl Glucosamine (from Crustacean shells)9.9 mg
L-Carnosine9.9 mg
L-Glutamine9.9 mg
Reduced Glutathione9.8 mg
Luteolin (from Arachis hypogaea (Peanut) shell)9 mg
Horsetail Extract (from Equisetum arvense Leaf & Stem)8 mg4 mgSILICON (AS CALCIUM SILICATE)
Horsetail extract contains silicon.
Sources:
• "Commercial sources of horsetail typically claim to contain 7.5% silicon and 10:1 concentration"
byKaren Walsh, Vitamin Inspector
Alfafa Extract (from Medicago sativa Leaf & stem) equivalent to 60mg fresh alfafa)5 mg
PABA (p-Aminobenzoic Acid)5 mg
SAMe5 mg
(from S-Adenoslymethionine Tosylate)9.5 mg
Lipase (from fermentation of Aspergillus niger)6 mg
Trans-resveratrol5 mg40 mg700% ↑RESVERATROL [contained in: INCELLIGENCE™ COMPLEX]
Trans-resveratrol is also called resveratrol.
Sources:
• "Pubchem: resveratrol - Compound Summary (CID 445154)"
National Center for Biotechnology Information - USA
PubChem: Resveratrol Compound Summary
(from Polygonum cuspidatum (Japanese Knotweed) Extract Root10 mg
Piperine (from Piper nigrum (Black Pepper) Fruit Extract)4.7 mg
Phosphatidyl L-Serine4 mg
(from Soybean)20 mg
Coenzyme Q-102.9 mg12 mg314% ↑COENZYME Q10
Rutin (from Japanese Sophora Bud)1.9 mg40 mg2005% ↑RUTIN [contained in: INCELLIGENCE™ COMPLEX]
Policosanol1.6 mg
(from Sugar cane)1.7 mg
ATP (Adenosine Triphosphate from Yeast)1 mg
Lutein500 µg600 µg20% ↑LUTEIN (TAGETES ERECTA L., FLOWER)
(from Aztec marigold flower)10 mg
Tocotrienol/Tocopherol Complex (from382 µg80 mgMIXED TOCOPHEROLS (D-GAMMA, D-DELTA, D-BETA TOCOPHEROL)
Both tocopherol tocotrienol mixture and mixed tocopherols are forms of vitamin E.
Sources:
• "Vitamin E: Function, Deficiency, The RDA, Disease Prevention, Disease Treatment, Sources, Safety and LPI Recommendation"
byJane Higdon, Ph.D and Victoria J. Drake, Ph.D, Linus Pauling Institute
Micro Nutrient Info Center - Vitamin E
• "Technical article on vitamin E: function and metabolism"
byREGINA BRIGELIUS-FLOHÉ and MARET G. TRABER
Vitamin E: function and metabolism
• "Article on the benefits of mixed tocopherols"
Smart Publications
Are you taking the wrong Vitamin E? - Smart Publications
Tocomin® from African Oil Palm)2 mg
Astaxanthin372 µg
Haematococcus Pluvialis)11.7 mg
Lycopene180 µg1000 µg456% ↑LYCOPENE
(from Tomato extract)900 µg
Boron100 µg3000 µg2900% ↑BORON (AS BORON CITRATE)
(from Boron citrate)2 mg
Zeaxanthin100 µg
(from Aztec marigold, flower)2 mg
540 µgVITAMIN K (AS K1 [PHYTONADIONE] AND K2 [MK-7 MENAQUINONE])
INCELLIGENCE™ COMPLEX [all ingredients are matched elsewhere]
40 µgVANADIUM (AS VANADIUM CITRATE)
3000 µgULTRA TRACE MINERALS
Nutrients only in xtendlife Total Balance Children's
Dose: Child
Aloe Vera (from Aloe barbadensis, leaf juice powder) (equivalent to 10,000 mg of Aloe Leaf Juice)50 mg
Black Cumin Extract (from Nigella sativa, seed) (equivalent to 200mg of Black Cumin Seeds)50 mg
Milk Thistle Extract (from Silybum marianum, seed)50 mg
(providing 40 mg of Silymarins)40 mg
Soy lecithin (a source of Phosphatidyl choline)50 mg
Taurine49 mg
Beta Glucan (from yeast)35 mg
L-Arginine HCL25 mg
Bilberry Extract (from Vaccinum myrtillus Fruit)25 mg
(providing anthoycyanins)6.25 mg
Dimethylglycine HCL25 mg
Ginger Extract (Zingiber officinale, root)25 mg
(providing Gingerols)1.25 mg
L-Tyrosine25 mg
L-Lysine HCL24 mg
L-Methionine24 mg
Bacopa Extract (from Bacopa monnieri, leaf)20 mg
(providing Bacosides)6 mg
MSM (Methylsulfonyl Methane)20 mg
Papain (from Carica papaya (Papaya) Fruit Latex)20 mg
Betain HCl19 mg
L-Cysteine19 mg
L-Proline15 mg
L-Ornithine HCL14 mg
Grape Seed Extract (from Vitis vinifera Seed)12 mg
(providing at least 450mg/g phenolics)
Tea Polysaccharides Extract11 mg
Camellia sinensis Leaf)50 mg
Amylase (from Fermentation of Aspergillus oryzae)10 mg
Bromelain (from Pineapple Stem)10 mg
Guggul Gum Extract (from Commiphora mukul, gum exudate) (a source of guggulsterones)10 mg
Mineral sea salts (providing trace elements including Rubidium, Strontium & Tungsten)10 mg
Masson Pine Bark Extract (from Pinus massoniana Bark)10 mg
RNA (Ribonucleic Acid, from Yeast)9.9 mg
N-acetyl Glucosamine (from Crustacean shells)9.9 mg
L-Carnosine9.9 mg
L-Glutamine9.9 mg
Reduced Glutathione9.8 mg
Luteolin (from Arachis hypogaea (Peanut) shell)9 mg
Alfafa Extract (from Medicago sativa Leaf & stem) equivalent to 60mg fresh alfafa)5 mg
PABA (p-Aminobenzoic Acid)5 mg
SAMe5 mg
(from S-Adenoslymethionine Tosylate)9.5 mg
Lipase (from fermentation of Aspergillus niger)6 mg
Piperine (from Piper nigrum (Black Pepper) Fruit Extract)4.7 mg
Phosphatidyl L-Serine4 mg
(from Soybean)20 mg
Policosanol1.6 mg
(from Sugar cane)1.7 mg
ATP (Adenosine Triphosphate from Yeast)1 mg
Astaxanthin372 µg
Haematococcus Pluvialis)11.7 mg
Zeaxanthin100 µg
(from Aztec marigold, flower)2 mg
Nutrients only in USANA Cellsentials Pack
Dose: Adult
VITAMIN K (AS K1 [PHYTONADIONE] AND K2 [MK-7 MENAQUINONE])540 µg
INCELLIGENCE™ COMPLEX [all ingredients are matched elsewhere]
VANADIUM (AS VANADIUM CITRATE)40 µg
ULTRA TRACE MINERALS3000 µg
Other ingredients
xtendlife Total Balance Children'sUSANA Cellsentials Pack
Microcrocrystalline cellulose, Dextrose, Enteric coating (Purified Water, Ethylcellulose, Ammonium Hydroxide, Medium Chain Triglycerides, Oleic Acid, Sodium Carboxymethyl Cellulose, Talc, Polydextrose), Silicon Dioxide, Sodium Carboxymethyl Cellulose, Tripotassium Citrate, Maltodextrin.MICROCRYSTALLINE CELLULOSE, MODIFIED CELLULOSE, CROSCARMELLOSE SODIUM, ASCORBYL PALMITATE, ORGANIC MALTODEXTRIN, PREGELATINIZED STARCH, MODIFIED STARCH, SILICON DIOXIDE, VANILLA EXTRACT, ORGANIC SUNFLOWER LECITHIN, ORGANIC PALM OLEIN, ORGANIC GUAR GUM.

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