Dr Whitaker Forward Plus Daily Regimen vs Life Extension Two-Per-Day Capsules

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)Life Extension Two-Per-Day Capsules(Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (90% as beta-carotene, 10% as retinyl palmitate)4500 µg1500 µg-67% ↓Vitamin A (as beta-carotene, acetate) (5,000 IU)
Vitamin C (as magnesium and calcium ascorbates, ascorbic acid)1000 mg470 mg-53% ↓Vitamin C (as ascorbic acid, calcium and niacinamide ascorbates)
Vitamin D (as cholecalciferol)20 µg50 µgVitamin D3 (as cholecalciferol) (2,000 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 E (as d-alpha tocopheryl succinate)134 mg67 mg-50% ↓Vitamin E (as D-alpha tocopheryl succinate, D-alpha tocopherol)
Thiamine (as mononitrate)50 mg75 mg50% ↑Thiamine (vitamin B1) (as thiamine HCI)
Riboflavin50 mg50 mg=Riboflavin (vitamin B2) (as riboflavin, riboflavin 5’-phosphate)
Niacin (as niacinamide, niacin)100 mg50 mg-50% ↓Niacin (as niacinamide, niacinamide ascorbate)
Vitamin B6 (as pyridoxine hydrochloride)76 mg75 mg-1% ↓Vitamin B6 (as pyridoxine HCI, pyridoxal 5’-phosphate)
Folate1330 µg400 µg-70% ↓Folate (as L-5-methyltetrahydrofolate calcium salt)
Vitamin B12 (as cyanocobalamin)150 µg300 µg100% ↑Vitamin B12 (as methylcobalamin)
Biotin300 µg300 µg=Biotin
Pantothenic Acid (as calcium pantothenate)50 mg50 mg=Pantothenic acid (as D-calcium pantothenate)
Choline (as bitartrate)200 mg
Calcium (as carbonate, ascorbate)1000 mg
Iodine (as potassium iodide)150 µg150 µg=Iodine (as potassium iodide)
Magnesium (as oxide, ascorbate)500 mg100 mg-80% ↓Magnesium (as magnesium oxide)
Zinc (as monomethionine)30 mg25 mg-17% ↓Zinc (as zinc citrate, L-OptiZinc® zinc mono-L-methionine sulfate)
Selenium (as selenomethionine)200 µg200 µg=Selenium [as sodium selenite, SelenoExcell® high selenium yeast, Se-Methyl L-selenocysteine]
Copper (as gluconate)2 mg
Manganese (as gluconate)10 mg2 mg-80% ↓Manganese (as manganese citrate, gluconate)
Chromium (as polynicotinate)200 µg200 µg=Chromium [as Crominex® 3+ chromium stabilized with Capros® amla extract (fruit) and PrimaVie® Shilajit]
Molybdenum (as ascorbate)130 µg100 µg-23% ↓Molybdenum (as molybdenum amino acid chelate)
Citrus Bioflavonoid Complex250 mg
Gamma Tocopherol100 mg20 mgNatural mixed tocopherols (providing gamma, delta, alpha, beta)
Mixed tocopherols contains d-gamma-tocopherol.
Sources:
• "2008 Opinion on mixed tocopherols, tocotrienol tocopherol and tocotrienols as sources for vitamin E added as a nutritional substance in food supplements"
byVarious, European Food Safety Authority (efsa)
Mixed tocopherols, tocotrienol tocopherol and tocotrienols as sources of vitamin E in supplements
Rutin50 mg5 mgquercetin [contained in: Bio-Quercetin phytosome (providing 5mg quercetin [from Japanese sophora concentrate (flower bud)], phosphatidylcholine complex [from sunflower])]
Both rutin and quercetin are forms of flavonol.
Sources:
• "Flavonoids, classification, metabolism and bioavailability, biological activities, disease prevention, supplements, safety, drug and nutrient interactions. Classifications include anthocyanidins, flavanols, flavanones, flavonols, flavones and isolflavones."
byJane Higdon, Ph.D and Victoria J. Drake, Ph.D, Christopher Bates, D.Phil, Linus Pauling Institute
LPI - Micro Nutrient Info Center - Flavonoids
• "PubChem: Rutin - Compound Summary"
National Center for Biotechnology Information - USA
PubChem: Rutin - Compound Summary
Para-Aminobenzoic Acid (PABA)50 mg
Inositol40 mg50 mg25% ↑Inositol
Alpha Lipoic Acid30 mg25 mg-17% ↓Alpha lipoic acid
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 µg5 mg400% ↑trans-lutein [contained in: Marigold extract (flower) [std. to]
Lycopene (from tomato fruit)1000 µg1 mg=Lycopene [from LycoBeads® natural tomato extract (fruit)]
15 mgBio-Quercetin phytosome (providing 5mg quercetin [from Japanese sophora concentrate (flower bud)], phosphatidylcholine complex [from sunflower]) [all ingredients are matched elsewhere]
11.12 mgMarigold extract (flower) [std. to [some ingredients are matched elsewhere]
155 µgtrans-zeaxanthin ]
5 mgApigenin
3 mgBoron (as boron amino acid chelate)
Nutrients only in Dr Whitaker Forward Plus Daily Regimen
Dose: Adult
Choline (as bitartrate)200 mg
Calcium (as carbonate, ascorbate)1000 mg
Copper (as gluconate)2 mg
Citrus Bioflavonoid Complex250 mg
Para-Aminobenzoic Acid (PABA)50 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
Nutrients only in Life Extension Two-Per-Day Capsules
Dose: Adult
Bio-Quercetin phytosome (providing 5mg quercetin [from Japanese sophora concentrate (flower bud)], phosphatidylcholine complex [from sunflower]) [all ingredients are matched elsewhere]15 mg
Marigold extract (flower) [std. to [some ingredients are matched elsewhere]11.12 mg
trans-zeaxanthin ]155 µg
Apigenin5 mg
Boron (as boron amino acid chelate)3 mg
Other ingredients
Dr Whitaker Forward Plus Daily RegimenLife Extension Two-Per-Day Capsules
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)stearic acid, croscarmellose sodium, vegetable stearate, silica, aqueous film coating (purified water, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, glycerin), dicalcium phosphate, microcrystalline cellulose, maltodextrin.

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