Dr Whitaker Forward Plus Daily Regimen vs Centrum Adults

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

Complete nutritional comparison


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

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (90% as beta-carotene, 10% as retinyl palmitate)4500 µg3500 IU?Vitamin A (29% as Beta-Carotene)
Vitamin C (as magnesium and calcium ascorbates, ascorbic acid)1000 mg60 mg-94% ↓Vitamin C
Vitamin D (as cholecalciferol)20 µg1000 IU?Vitamin D
Vitamin E (as d-alpha tocopheryl succinate)134 mg30 IU?Vitamin E
Thiamine (as mononitrate)50 mg1.5 mg-97% ↓Thiamin
Riboflavin50 mg1.7 mg-97% ↓Riboflavin
Niacin (as niacinamide, niacin)100 mg20 mg-80% ↓Niacin
Vitamin B6 (as pyridoxine hydrochloride)76 mg2 mg-97% ↓Vitamin B6
Folate1330 µg400 µgFolic Acid
Both folate and folic acid 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 cyanocobalamin)150 µg6 µg-96% ↓Vitamin B12
Biotin300 µg30 µg-90% ↓Biotin
Pantothenic Acid (as calcium pantothenate)50 mg10 mg-80% ↓Pantothenic Acid
Choline (as bitartrate)200 mg
Calcium (as carbonate, ascorbate)1000 mg200 mg-80% ↓Calcium
Iodine (as potassium iodide)150 µg150 µg=Iodine
Magnesium (as oxide, ascorbate)500 mg50 mg-90% ↓Magnesium
Zinc (as monomethionine)30 mg11 mg-63% ↓Zinc
Selenium (as selenomethionine)200 µg55 µg-72% ↓Selenium
Copper (as gluconate)2 mg0.5 mg-75% ↓Copper
Manganese (as gluconate)10 mg2.3 mg-77% ↓Manganese
Chromium (as polynicotinate)200 µg35 µg-82% ↓Chromium
Molybdenum (as ascorbate)130 µg45 µg-65% ↓Molybdenum
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 mg2 mgSilicon
Silica contains silicon.
Sources:
• "Tool for calculating molecular weights"
bywebqc.org, webqc.org
Web QC - Molecular Weight Calculation Tool
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
25 µgVitamin K
18 mgIron
20 mgPhosphorus
72 mgChloride
80 mgPotassium
75 µgBoron
5 µgNickel
10 µgTin
10 µgVanadium
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
Lutein (from marigold flower)1000 µg
Lycopene (from tomato fruit)1000 µg
Nutrients only in Centrum Adults
Dose: Adult
Vitamin K25 µg
Iron18 mg
Phosphorus20 mg
Chloride72 mg
Potassium80 mg
Boron75 µg
Nickel5 µg
Tin10 µg
Vanadium10 µg
Other ingredients
Dr Whitaker Forward Plus Daily RegimenCentrum Adults
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)Calcium Carbonate, Potassium Chloride, Dibasic Calcium Phosphate, Magnesium Oxide, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Ascorbic Acid (Vit. C), Ferrous Fumarate, dl-Alpha Tocopheryl Acetate (Vit. E), Maltodextrin. Contains < 2% of: Beta-Carotene, BHT (to preserve freshness), Biotin, Calcium Pantothenate, Cholecalciferol (Vit. D3), Chromium Picolinate, Corn Starch, Crospovidone, Copper Sulfate, Cyanocobalamin (Vit. B12), Folic Acid, Gelatin, Hydrogenated Palm Oil, Magnesium Stearate, Manganese Sulfate, Modified Corn Starch, Niacinamide, Nickelous Sulfate, Phytonadione (Vit. K), Polyethylene Glycol, Polyvinyl Alcohol, Potassium Iodide, Pregelatinized Corn Starch, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vit. B6), Riboflavin (Vit. B2), Silicon Dioxide, Sodium Ascorbate (to preserve freshness), Sodium Metavanadate, Sodium Molybdate, Sodium Selenate, Stannous Chloride, Talc, Thiamine Mononitrate (Vit. B1), Titanium Dioxide, Tocopherols (to preserve freshness), Vitamin A Acetate, Yellow 6 Lake, Zinc Oxide.

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