Centrum Silver Adults 50+ 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 Silver Adults 50+(Daily Dose)Dr Whitaker Forward Plus Daily Regimen(Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (40% as Beta-Carotene)2500 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 D1000 IU20 µg?Vitamin D (as cholecalciferol)
Vitamin E50 IU134 mg?Vitamin E (as d-alpha tocopheryl succinate)
Vitamin K30 µg
Thiamin1.5 mg50 mg3233% ↑Thiamine (as mononitrate)
Riboflavin1.7 mg50 mg2841% ↑Riboflavin
Niacin20 mg100 mg400% ↑Niacin (as niacinamide, niacin)
Vitamin B63 mg76 mg2433% ↑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 B1225 µg150 µg500% ↑Vitamin B12 (as cyanocobalamin)
Biotin30 µg300 µg900% ↑Biotin
Pantothenic Acid10 mg50 mg400% ↑Pantothenic Acid (as calcium pantothenate)
Calcium220 mg1000 mg355% ↑Calcium (as carbonate, ascorbate)
Phosphorus20 mg
Iodine150 µg150 µg=Iodine (as potassium iodide)
Magnesium50 mg500 mg900% ↑Magnesium (as oxide, ascorbate)
Zinc11 mg30 mg173% ↑Zinc (as monomethionine)
Selenium19 µg200 µg953% ↑Selenium (as selenomethionine)
Copper0.5 mg2 mg300% ↑Copper (as gluconate)
Manganese2.3 mg10 mg335% ↑Manganese (as gluconate)
Chromium50 µg200 µg300% ↑Chromium (as polynicotinate)
Molybdenum45 µg130 µg189% ↑Molybdenum (as ascorbate)
Chloride72 mg
Potassium80 mg
Nickel5 µg
Silicon2 mg26 mgSilica (as silicon dioxide)
Silica contains silicon.
Sources:
• "Tool for calculating molecular weights"
bywebqc.org, webqc.org
Web QC - Molecular Weight Calculation Tool
Vanadium10 µg
Lutein250 µg1000 µg300% ↑Lutein (from marigold flower)
Lycopene300 µg1000 µg233% ↑Lycopene (from tomato fruit)
200 mgCholine (as bitartrate)
250 mgCitrus Bioflavonoid Complex
100 mgGamma Tocopherol
50 mgRutin
50 mgPara-Aminobenzoic Acid (PABA)
40 mgInositol
30 mgAlpha Lipoic Acid
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)
Nutrients only in Centrum Silver Adults 50+
Dose: Adult
Vitamin K30 µg
Phosphorus20 mg
Chloride72 mg
Potassium80 mg
Nickel5 µg
Vanadium10 µg
Nutrients only in Dr Whitaker Forward Plus Daily Regimen
Dose: Adult
Choline (as bitartrate)200 mg
Citrus Bioflavonoid Complex250 mg
Gamma Tocopherol100 mg
Rutin50 mg
Para-Aminobenzoic Acid (PABA)50 mg
Inositol40 mg
Alpha Lipoic Acid30 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
Other ingredients
Centrum Silver Adults 50+Dr Whitaker Forward Plus Daily Regimen
Calcium Carbonate, Potassium Chloride, Dibasic Calcium Phosphate, Magnesium Oxide, Ascorbic Acid (Vit. C), Microcrystalline Cellulose, dl-Alpha Tocopheryl Acetate (Vit. E), Modified Corn Starch, Corn Starch, Maltodextrin. Contains < 2% of: Beta-Carotene, BHT (to preserve freshness), Biotin, Blue 2 Lake, Calcium Pantothenate, Cholecalciferol (Vit. D3), Chromium Picolinate, Copper Sulfate, Crospovidone, Cyanocobalamin (Vit. B12), Folic Acid, Gelatin, Hydrogenated Palm Oil, Hypromellose, Lutein, Lycopene, Magnesium Stearate, Manganese Sulfate, Medium-Chain Triglycerides, Niacinamide, Nickelous Sulfate, Phytonadione (Vit. K), Polydextrose, Potassium Iodide, Pregelatinized Corn Starch, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vit. B6), Red 40 Lake, Riboflavin (Vit. B2), Silicon Dioxide, Sodium Ascorbate (to preserve freshness), Sodium Metavanadate, Sodium Molybdate, Sodium Selenate, Talc, Thiamine Mononitrate (Vit. B1), Titanium Dioxide, Tocopherols (to preserve freshness), Vitamin A Acetate, Yellow 6 Lake, Zinc Oxide.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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