Centrum Women 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)
  • ~ (means ingredients are similar nutritionally)
  • (beside ingredients in the first multi with no match in the second multi) OR  (for ingredients that are only present in the second multi)
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Complete nutritional comparison


Ingredient
Centrum Women (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 C75 mg1000 mg1233% ↑Vitamin C (as magnesium and calcium ascorbates, ascorbic acid)
Vitamin D325 µg20 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 E15.8 mg134 mg748% ↑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 B62 mg76 mg3700% ↑Vitamin B6 (as pyridoxine hydrochloride)
Folate DFE (400 mcg Folic Acid)667 mcg DFE1330 mcg DFE99% ↑Folate
Vitamin B126 µg150 µg2400% ↑Vitamin B12 (as cyanocobalamin)
Biotin40 µg300 µg650% ↑Biotin
Pantothenic Acid15 mg50 mg233% ↑Pantothenic Acid (as calcium pantothenate)
Calcium200 mg1000 mg400% ↑Calcium (as carbonate, ascorbate)
Iron18 mg
Phosphorus20 mg
Iodine150 µg150 µg=Iodine (as potassium iodide)
Magnesium100 mg500 mg400% ↑Magnesium (as oxide, ascorbate)
Zinc8 mg30 mg275% ↑Zinc (as monomethionine)
Selenium18 µg200 µg1011% ↑Selenium (as selenomethionine)
Copper0.5 mg2 mg300% ↑Copper (as gluconate)
Manganese1.8 mg10 mg456% ↑Manganese (as gluconate)
Chromium32 µg200 µg525% ↑Chromium (as polynicotinate)
Molybdenum50 µg130 µg160% ↑Molybdenum (as ascorbate)
Chloride72 mg
Potassium80 mg
200 mgCholine (as bitartrate)
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 Women
Dose: Adult
Vitamin K50 µg
Iron18 mg
Phosphorus20 mg
Chloride72 mg
Potassium80 mg
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
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 WomenDr 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 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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