Dr Whitaker Forward Plus Daily Regimen vs NOW Foods Liquid Multi Gels

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)NOW Foods Liquid Multi Gels(Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (90% as beta-carotene, 10% as retinyl palmitate)4500 µg10000 IU?Vitamin A (
60% as Beta-Carotene and
40% as Retinyl Palmitate)
Vitamin C (as magnesium and calcium ascorbates, ascorbic acid)1000 mg300 mg-70% ↓Vitamin C (as Ascorbic Acid)
Vitamin D (as cholecalciferol)20 µg400 IU?Vitamin D (as Cholecalciferol)
Vitamin E (as d-alpha tocopheryl succinate)134 mg400 IU?Vitamin E (as d-alpha Tocopherol)
Thiamine (as mononitrate)50 mg50 mg=Thiamin (from Thiamin HCl) (Vitamin B-1)
Riboflavin50 mg25 mg-50% ↓Riboflavin (Vitamin B-2)
Niacin (as niacinamide, niacin)100 mg50 mg-50% ↓Niacin (as Niacinamide) (Vitamin B-3)
Vitamin B6 (as pyridoxine hydrochloride)76 mg50 mg-34% ↓Vitamin B-6 (from Pyridoxine HCl)
Folate1330 µg800 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 µg100 µg-33% ↓Vitamin B-12 (as Cyanocobalamin)
Biotin300 µg300 µg=Biotin
Pantothenic Acid (as calcium pantothenate)50 mg50 mg=Pantothenic Acid (from Calcium Pantothenate)
Choline (as bitartrate)200 mg
Calcium (as carbonate, ascorbate)1000 mg100 mg-90% ↓Calcium (from Calcium Carbonate, Calcium Citrate and Calcium Amino Acid Chelate)
Iodine (as potassium iodide)150 µg150 µg=Iodine (from Potassium Iodide)
Magnesium (as oxide, ascorbate)500 mg100 mg-80% ↓Magnesium (from Magnesium Oxide and Magnesium Citrate)
Zinc (as monomethionine)30 mg15 mg-50% ↓Zinc (from Amino Acid Chelate)
Selenium (as selenomethionine)200 µg70 µg-65% ↓Selenium (from L-Selenomethionine)
Copper (as gluconate)2 mg1 mg-50% ↓Copper (from Amino Acid Chelate)
Manganese (as gluconate)10 mg2 mg-80% ↓Manganese (from Amino Acid Chelate)
Chromium (as polynicotinate)200 µg120 µg-40% ↓Chromium (from Amino Acid Chelate)
Molybdenum (as ascorbate)130 µg25 µg-81% ↓Molybdenum (from Sodium Molybdate)
Citrus Bioflavonoid Complex250 mg
Gamma Tocopherol100 mg
Rutin50 mg
Para-Aminobenzoic Acid (PABA)50 mg50 mg=PABA (Para-Aminobenzoic Acid)
Inositol40 mg25 mg-38% ↓Inositol
Alpha Lipoic Acid30 mg30 mg=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 mg800 mgOrganic Flaxseed Oil (Linum usitatissimum)
Both EPA (Eicosapentaenoic Acid) and alpha-linolenic acid (ALA) are forms of omega-3 fatty acids. Flaxseed oil contains alpha-linolenic acid (ALA).
Sources:
• "LPI - Essential Fatty Acids"
byJane Higdon, Ph.D., Victoria J. Drake, Ph.D., Giana Angelo, Ph.D., Donald B. Jump, Ph.D., Linus Pauling Institute
LPI - Micronutrient Information Centre - Essential Fatty Acids
• "Essential Fatty Acids - Metabolism and Bioavailability, Biological Activities, Disease Prevention and Treatment"
byJane Higdon, Ph.D and Victoria J. Drake, Ph.D, Giana Angelo, Ph.D. and Barbara Delage, Ph.D., Linus Pauling Institute
Essential Fatty Acids
• "USDA Food Composition Database"
USA Department of Agriculture
USDA Food Data Central
• "Pubmed: Nutritional Value and Functional Properties of Flaxseed - Original article in Russian"
byA N Martinchik, A K Baturin, V V Zubtsov, V Iu Molofeev
Nutritional Value and Functional Properties of Flaxseed
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 (from Marigold Extract)
Lycopene (from tomato fruit)1000 µg250 µg-75% ↓Lycopene (from Natural Tomato Extract)
9 mgIron (from Ferrochel® Bisglycinate Amino Acid Chelate)
25 mgPotassium (from Potassium Chloride)
500 µgBoron (from Boron Citrate)
25 µgVanadium (from Vanadyl Sulfate)
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
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
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 NOW Foods Liquid Multi Gels
Dose: Adult
Iron (from Ferrochel® Bisglycinate Amino Acid Chelate)9 mg
Potassium (from Potassium Chloride)25 mg
Boron (from Boron Citrate)500 µg
Vanadium (from Vanadyl Sulfate)25 µg
Other ingredients
Dr Whitaker Forward Plus Daily RegimenNOW Foods Liquid Multi Gels
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)Softgel Capsule (bovine gelatin, glycerin, water, carob), Beeswax, Soy Lecithin and Natural Vanilla Extract.

Not manufactured with wheat, gluten, milk, egg, fish or shellfish ingredients. Produced in a GMP facility that processes other ingredients containing these allergens.

Iron Ferrochel® is a registered trademark of Albion Labs.

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