Dr Whitaker Forward Plus Daily Regimen vs Centrum Silver Adults 50+

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 Silver Adults 50+(Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (90% as beta-carotene, 10% as retinyl palmitate)4500 µg2500 IU?Vitamin A (40% 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 mg50 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 mg3 mg-96% ↓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 µg25 µg-83% ↓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 mg220 mg-78% ↓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 µg19 µg-90% ↓Selenium
Copper (as gluconate)2 mg0.5 mg-75% ↓Copper
Manganese (as gluconate)10 mg2.3 mg-77% ↓Manganese
Chromium (as polynicotinate)200 µg50 µg-75% ↓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 µg250 µg-75% ↓Lutein
Lycopene (from tomato fruit)1000 µg300 µg-70% ↓Lycopene
30 µgVitamin K
20 mgPhosphorus
72 mgChloride
80 mgPotassium
5 µgNickel
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
Nutrients only in Centrum Silver Adults 50+
Dose: Adult
Vitamin K30 µg
Phosphorus20 mg
Chloride72 mg
Potassium80 mg
Nickel5 µg
Vanadium10 µg
Other ingredients
Dr Whitaker Forward Plus Daily RegimenCentrum Silver Adults 50+
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, 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.

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