Centrum Kids vs Dr Whitaker Forward Plus Daily Regimen

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

Complete nutritional comparison


Ingredient
Centrum Kids(Daily Dose)Dr Whitaker Forward Plus Daily Regimen(Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (29% as Beta-Carotene)3500 IU4500 µg?Vitamin A (90% as beta-carotene, 10% as retinyl palmitate)
Vitamin C60 mg1000 mg1567% ↑Vitamin C (as magnesium and calcium ascorbates, ascorbic acid)
Vitamin D400 IU20 µg?Vitamin D (as cholecalciferol)
Vitamin E30 IU134 mg?Vitamin E (as d-alpha tocopheryl succinate)
Vitamin K10 µg
Thiamin1.5 mg50 mg3233% ↑Thiamine (as mononitrate)
Riboflavin1.7 mg50 mg2841% ↑Riboflavin
Niacin20 mg100 mg400% ↑Niacin (as niacinamide, niacin)
Vitamin B62 mg76 mg3700% ↑Vitamin B6 (as pyridoxine hydrochloride)
Folic Acid400 µg1330 µgFolate
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 B126 µg150 µg2400% ↑Vitamin B12 (as cyanocobalamin)
Biotin45 µg300 µg567% ↑Biotin
Pantothenic Acid10 mg50 mg400% ↑Pantothenic Acid (as calcium pantothenate)
Calcium108 mg1000 mg826% ↑Calcium (as carbonate, ascorbate)
Iron18 mg
Phosphorus50 mg
Iodine150 µg150 µg=Iodine (as potassium iodide)
Magnesium40 mg500 mg1150% ↑Magnesium (as oxide, ascorbate)
Zinc15 mg30 mg100% ↑Zinc (as monomethionine)
Copper2 mg2 mg=Copper (as gluconate)
Manganese1 mg10 mg900% ↑Manganese (as gluconate)
Chromium20 µg200 µg900% ↑Chromium (as polynicotinate)
Molybdenum20 µg130 µg550% ↑Molybdenum (as ascorbate)
200 mgCholine (as bitartrate)
200 µgSelenium (as selenomethionine)
250 mgCitrus Bioflavonoid Complex
100 mgGamma Tocopherol
50 mgRutin
50 mgPara-Aminobenzoic Acid (PABA)
40 mgInositol
30 mgAlpha Lipoic Acid
26 mgSilica (as silicon dioxide)
10 mgDelta Tocopherol
10 mgMixed Tocotrienols (from palm oil)
10 mgTrace Mineral Complex
O-3 Essentials®
2 gFish Oil Concentrate
540 mgEPA (eicosapentaenoic acid)(as ethyl ester)
360 mgDHA (docosahexaenoic acid)(as ethyl ester)
PhytoNutrient Essentials®
1000 mgCinnamon (as Cinnamomum cassia, bark)
200 mgProprietary Fruit Blend
Grape Seed Extract
Red Raspberry Concentrate
Plum Concentrate
Strawberry Concentrate
Tart Cherry Concentrate
Wild Blueberry Powder
Wild Billberry Concentrate
Cranberry Concentrate
8 mgResveratrol (from Japanese knotweed, root)
1000 µgLutein (from marigold flower)
1000 µgLycopene (from tomato fruit)
Nutrients only in Centrum Kids
Dose: Child
Vitamin K10 µg
Iron18 mg
Phosphorus50 mg
Nutrients only in Dr Whitaker Forward Plus Daily Regimen
Dose: Adult
Choline (as bitartrate)200 mg
Selenium (as selenomethionine)200 µg
Citrus Bioflavonoid Complex250 mg
Gamma Tocopherol100 mg
Rutin50 mg
Para-Aminobenzoic Acid (PABA)50 mg
Inositol40 mg
Alpha Lipoic Acid30 mg
Silica (as silicon dioxide)26 mg
Delta Tocopherol10 mg
Mixed Tocotrienols (from palm oil)10 mg
Trace Mineral Complex10 mg
O-3 Essentials®
Fish Oil Concentrate2 g
EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid)(as ethyl ester)540 mg
DHA (docosahexaenoic acid)(as ethyl ester)360 mg
PhytoNutrient Essentials®
Cinnamon (as Cinnamomum cassia, bark)1000 mg
Proprietary Fruit Blend200 mg
Grape Seed Extract
Red Raspberry Concentrate
Plum Concentrate
Strawberry Concentrate
Tart Cherry Concentrate
Wild Blueberry Powder
Wild Billberry Concentrate
Cranberry Concentrate
Resveratrol (from Japanese knotweed, root)8 mg
Lutein (from marigold flower)1000 µg
Lycopene (from tomato fruit)1000 µg
Other ingredients
Centrum KidsDr Whitaker Forward Plus Daily Regimen
Sucrose, Dibasic Calcium Phosphate, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Mannitol (wheat), Calcium Carbonate, Ascorbic Acid (Vit. C), Magnesium Oxide, Pregelatinized Corn Starch, Mono­ and Di­glycerides, Stearic Acid (soybean), Maltodextrin. Contains < 2% of: Aspartame, Beta­Carotene, BHT (to retard oxidation), Biotin, Blue 2 Lake, Calcium Pantothenate, Carbonyl Iron, Carrageenan, Cholecalciferol (Vit. D3), Chromic Chloride, Citric Acid, Cupric Oxide, Cyanocobalamin (Vit. B12), Dextrose, dl­Alpha Tocopheryl Acetate (Vit. E), Folic Acid, Gelatin, Guar Gum, Lactose (milk), Magnesium Stearate, Malic Acid, Manganese Sulfate, Modified Corn Starch, Natural and Artificial Flavors, Niacinamide, Phytonadione (Vit. K), Potassium Iodide, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vit. B6), Red 40 Lake, Riboflavin (Vit. B2), Silicon Dioxide, Sodium Molybdate, Thiamine Mononitrate (Vit. B1), Tocopherols (to retard oxidation), Vanillin, Vitamin A Acetate, Yellow 6 Lake, Zinc Oxide. Contains: Milk, Soybean, heat.Gelatin, ethyl vanillin, microcrystalline cellulose, magnesium stearate, silica, potassium aspartate, purified water, natural lemon flavour, antioxidant blend for freshness (mixed tocopherols, rosemary extract, ascorbyl palmitate) CONTAINS: FISH (anchovy, sardine)

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