Dr Whitaker Forward Plus Daily Regimen vs Pure Vegan, Advanced Vegan

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)Pure Vegan, Advanced Vegan(Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (90% as beta-carotene, 10% as retinyl palmitate)4500 µg12500 IU?Vitamin A (as Alpha-Carotene & Beta-Carotene) [contained in: Betatene® providing:]
Vitamin C (as magnesium and calcium ascorbates, ascorbic acid)1000 mg100 mg-90% ↓Vitamin C (as Ascorbyl Palmitate & Ascorbic Acid)
Vitamin D (as cholecalciferol)20 µg200 IU?Vitamin D (as Ergocalciferol)
Vitamin E (as d-alpha tocopheryl succinate)134 mg200 IU?Vitamin E (as d-Alpha Tocopherpl Acetate)
Thiamine (as mononitrate)50 mg50 mg=Thiamine (Vitamin B1)
Riboflavin50 mg50 mg=Riboflavin (Vitamin B2)
Niacin (as niacinamide, niacin)100 mg50 mgNiacinamide
Niacin is also called vitamin B3. Niacinamide is a form of vitamin B3.
Sources:
• "Niacin and nicotinamide. What is it? How effective is it? How does it work? Are there safety concerns? Are there interactions with other medications or herb and supplements?"
Medline Plus
Medline Plus: Niacin and niacinamide (Vitamin B3)
• "Small Molecule Pathway Database (SMPDB): Nicotinate and Nicotinamide Metabolism (homosapiens)"
Genome Alberta & Genome Canada
SMPDB: Nicotinate and Nicotinamide Metabolism
• "Recommendations for niacin dosage by life stage and gender"
National Health and Medical Research Council - Australia, Ministry of Health - New Zealand
Niacin - Nutrient Reference Values Australia and New Zealand
Vitamin B6 (as pyridoxine hydrochloride)76 mg50 mgPyridoxine HCL (Vitamin B6)
The body converts pyridoxal to vitamin B6. The body converts pyridoxine to pyridoxal. Pyridoxine hydrochloride contains pyridoxine.
Sources:
• "Tool for calculating molecular weights"
bywebqc.org, webqc.org
Web QC - Molecular Weight Calculation Tool
• "Foundational Medicine Review 2001 Vol 6: Shows the most active form of Vitamin B6, Biochemistry and Clinical Applications"
Thorne Research
Foundational Medicine Review: Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine; Pyridoxal 5'Phosphate)
• "The three main forms of Vitamin B6. Its effect on nervous system function, red blood cell formation, niacin formation, hormone function, nucleic acid synthesis, the RDA, disease prevention and treatment, sources, supplements and safety."
byJane Higdon, Ph.D and Victoria J. Drake, Ph.D, Linus Pauling Institute
LPI - Micro Nutrient Info Center - Vitamin B6
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 µg6 µg-96% ↓Vitamin B12 (as Methylcobalamin)
Biotin300 µg300 µg=Biotin
Pantothenic Acid (as calcium pantothenate)50 mg50 mg=Pantothenic Acid
Choline (as bitartrate)200 mg50 mg-75% ↓Choline
Calcium (as carbonate, ascorbate)1000 mg100 mg-90% ↓Calcium (as Calcium Citrate & Bisglycinate)
Iodine (as potassium iodide)150 µg150 µg=Iodine (as Potassium Iodide)
Magnesium (as oxide, ascorbate)500 mg150 mg-70% ↓Magnesium (as Magnesium Citrate, Alpha Ketogluturate, & Oxide)
Zinc (as monomethionine)30 mg10 mg-67% ↓Zinc (as Zinc Amino Acid Chelate)
Selenium (as selenomethionine)200 µg200 µg=Selenium (as L-Selenomethionine)
Copper (as gluconate)2 mg2 mg=Copper (as Copper Gluconate)
Manganese (as gluconate)10 mg2 mg-80% ↓Manganese (as Manganese Citrate)
Chromium (as polynicotinate)200 µg200 µg=Chromium (as Chromium Picolinate)
Molybdenum (as ascorbate)130 µg75 µg-42% ↓Molybdenum (as Molybdenum Chelate)
Citrus Bioflavonoid Complex250 mg
Gamma Tocopherol100 mg
Rutin50 mg10 mgQuercetin
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 mg25 mg-50% ↓PABA (Para Aminobenzoic Acid)
Inositol40 mg50 mg25% ↑Inositol
Alpha Lipoic Acid30 mg5 mg-83% ↓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 Extract5 mgGrapeseed Extract 95%
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 µg49 µg-95% ↓Lutein
Lycopene (from tomato fruit)1000 µg3 mg200% ↑Lycopene
158 mgBetatene® providing: [all ingredients are matched elsewhere]
49 µgZeaxanthin
98 µgCryptoxanthin
99 mgPotassium (as Potassium Aspartate, Alpha Ketoglutarate, & Citrate)
100 mgL-Carnitine Tartrate
2 mgBoron (as Boron Citrate)
Nutrients only in Dr Whitaker Forward Plus Daily Regimen
Dose: Adult
Citrus Bioflavonoid Complex250 mg
Gamma Tocopherol100 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
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 Pure Vegan, Advanced Vegan
Dose: Adult
Betatene® providing: [all ingredients are matched elsewhere]158 mg
Zeaxanthin49 µg
Cryptoxanthin98 µg
Potassium (as Potassium Aspartate, Alpha Ketoglutarate, & Citrate)99 mg
L-Carnitine Tartrate100 mg
Boron (as Boron Citrate)2 mg
Other ingredients
Dr Whitaker Forward Plus Daily RegimenPure Vegan, Advanced Vegan
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)Digeseb Plus® is a proprietary blend of enzymes which help digest food, minerals and proteins

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