Centrum Silver Women’s 50+ vs Dr Whitaker Forward Plus Daily Regimen

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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)
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Complete nutritional comparison


Ingredient
Centrum Silver Women's 50+ (Daily Dose)Dr Whitaker Forward Plus Daily Regimen (Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (29% as Beta-Carotene)1050 µg4500 mcg RAE?Vitamin A (90% as beta-carotene, 10% as retinyl palmitate)
Vitamin C100 mg1000 mg900% ↑Vitamin C (as magnesium and calcium ascorbates, ascorbic acid)
Vitamin D31000 IU20 µgVitamin D (as cholecalciferol 400 IU)
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 E35 IU134 mg?Vitamin E (as d-alpha tocopheryl succinate)
Vitamin K50 µg
Thiamin1.1 mg50 mg4445% ↑Thiamine (as mononitrate)
Riboflavin1.1 mg50 mg4445% ↑Riboflavin
Niacin14 mg100 mg NE?Niacin (as niacinamide, niacin)
Vitamin B65 mg76 mg1420% ↑Vitamin B6 (as pyridoxine hydrochloride)
Folic Acid400 µg1330 mcg DFEFolate
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 B1250 µg150 µg200% ↑Vitamin B12 (as cyanocobalamin)
Biotin30 µg300 µg900% ↑Biotin
Pantothenic Acid5 mg50 mg900% ↑Pantothenic Acid (as calcium pantothenate)
Calcium300 mg1000 mg233% ↑Calcium (as carbonate, ascorbate)
Iron8 mg
Phosphorus20 mg
Iodine150 µg150 µg=Iodine (as potassium iodide)
Magnesium100 mg500 mg400% ↑Magnesium (as oxide, ascorbate)
Zinc15 mg30 mg100% ↑Zinc (as monomethionine)
Selenium22 µg200 µg809% ↑Selenium (as selenomethionine)
Copper0.5 mg2 mg300% ↑Copper (as gluconate)
Manganese2.3 mg10 mg335% ↑Manganese (as gluconate)
Chromium52 µg200 µg285% ↑Chromium (as polynicotinate)
Molybdenum50 µg130 µg160% ↑Molybdenum (as ascorbate)
Chloride72 mg
Potassium80 mg
Nickel5 mg
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
Lutein300 µg1000 µg233% ↑Lutein (from marigold flower)
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)
1000 µgLycopene (from tomato fruit)
Nutrients only in Centrum Silver Women's 50+
Dose: Adult
Vitamin K50 µg
Iron8 mg
Phosphorus20 mg
Chloride72 mg
Potassium80 mg
Nickel5 mg
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
Lycopene (from tomato fruit)1000 µg
Other ingredients
Centrum Silver Women's 50+Dr Whitaker Forward Plus Daily Regimen
Calcium Carbonate, Magnesium Oxide, Potassium Chloride, Dibasic Calcium Phosphate, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Ascorbic Acid (Vit. C), Ferrous Fumarate, DL-alpha Tocopheryl Acetate (Vit. E), Maltodextrin, Crospovidone. Contains <2% of: Beta-Carotene, BHT (to preserve freshness), Biotin, Blue 2 Lake, Calcium Pantothenate, Cholecalciferol (Vit. D3), Chromium Picolinate, Copper Sulfate, Corn Starch, Cyanocobalamin (Vit. B12), Folic Acid, Gelatin, Lecithin (soy), Magnesium Stearate, Manganese Sulfate, Modified Corn Starch, Niacinamide, Phytonadione (Vit. K), Polyethylene Glycol, Polyvinyl Alcohol, Potassium Iodide, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vit. B6), Red 40 Lake, Riboflavin (Vit. B2), Silicon Dioxide, Sodium Ascorbate (to preserve freshness), Sodium Molybdate, Sodium Selenate, Talc, Thiamine Mononitrate (Vit. B1), Titanium Dioxide, Tocopherols (to preserve freshness), Vitamin A Acetate, Yellow 6 Lake, Zinc OxideGelatin, 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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