Dr Whitaker Forward Plus Daily Regimen vs USANA Usanimals

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

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The Complete Nutritional Comparison shows matched nutrients side-by-side with the following symbols:

  • -58% ↓ OR  43% ↑ OR = (the differences in the amount of the ingredient)
  • ~ (means ingredients are similar nutritionally)
  • (beside ingredients in the first multi with no match in the second multi) OR  (for ingredients that are only present in the second multi)
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Complete nutritional comparison


Ingredient
Dr Whitaker Forward Plus Daily Regimen (Daily Dose)USANA Usanimals (Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (90% as beta-carotene, 10% as retinyl palmitate)4500 mcg RAE1500 mcg RAE-67% ↓Vitamin A (1500 mcg as Beta Carotene)
Vitamin C (as magnesium and calcium ascorbates, ascorbic acid)1000 mg250 mg-75% ↓Vitamin C (as Ascorbic Acid and Sodium Ascorbate)
Vitamin D (as cholecalciferol 400 IU)20 µg25 µgVitamin D3 (as Cholecalciferol)
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)
Thiamine (as mononitrate)50 mg2.5 mg-95% ↓Thiamine (Vitamin B1)
Riboflavin50 mg2.5 mg-95% ↓Riboflavin (Vitamin B2)
Niacin (as niacinamide, niacin)100 mg NE20 mg NE-80% ↓Niacin (as Niacinamide)
Vitamin B6 (as pyridoxine hydrochloride)76 mg2.5 mg-97% ↓Vitamin B6 (as Pyridoxine HCL)
Folate1330 mcg DFE666 mcg DFE-50% ↓Folate (as 200 μg Folic Acid)
Vitamin B12 (as cyanocobalamin)150 µg40 µg-73% ↓Vitamin B12 (as Cyanocobalamin)
Biotin300 µg150 µg-50% ↓Biotin
Pantothenic Acid (as calcium pantothenate)50 mg10 mg-80% ↓Pantothenic Acid (as D-Calcium Pantothenate)
Choline (as bitartrate)200 mg50 mgPOLYENYLPHOSPHATIDYL CHOLINE (FROM SOY)
Phosphatidyl choline contains choline. Polyenylphosphatidyl choline is also called phosphatidyl choline.
Sources:
• "PubChem, released in 2004, provides information on the biological activities of small molecules."
National Center for Biotechnology Information - USA
PubChem
Calcium (as carbonate, ascorbate)1000 mg150 mg-85% ↓Calcium (as Milk Calcium)
Iodine (as potassium iodide)150 µg100 µg-33% ↓Iodine (as Potassium Iodide)
Magnesium (as oxide, ascorbate)500 mg50 mg-90% ↓Magnesium (as Magnesium Carbonate)
Zinc (as monomethionine)30 mg10 mg-67% ↓Zinc (as Zinc Amino Acid Chelate)
Selenium (as selenomethionine)200 µg50 µg-75% ↓Selenium (as Selenium Amino Acid Complex)
Copper (as gluconate)2 mg750 µg-62% ↓Copper (as Copper Citrate)
Manganese (as gluconate)10 mg1000 µg-90% ↓Manganese (as Manganese Gluconate)
Chromium (as polynicotinate)200 µg50 µg-75% ↓Chromium (as Chromium Nicotinate)
Molybdenum (as ascorbate)130 µg25 µg-81% ↓Molybdenum (as Molybdenum Trioxide)
Citrus Bioflavonoid Complex250 mg
Gamma Tocopherol100 mg
Rutin50 mg
Para-Aminobenzoic Acid (PABA)50 mg
Inositol40 mg30 mg-25% ↓Inositol
Alpha Lipoic Acid30 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 ConcentrateRaspberry and [contained in: Antioxidant Phytonutrient Complex]
Red raspberry concentrate is the same species as raspberry fruit powder.
Plum Concentrate
Strawberry Concentrate
Tart Cherry Concentrate
Wild Blueberry PowderWild Blueberry powders) [contained in: Antioxidant Phytonutrient Complex]
Wild Billberry Concentrate
Cranberry ConcentrateCranberry, [contained in: Antioxidant Phytonutrient Complex]
Cranberry concentrate is the same species as cranberry fruit powder.
Resveratrol (from Japanese knotweed, root)8 mg
Lutein (from marigold flower)1000 µg
Lycopene (from tomato fruit)1000 µg
40 µgVitamin K (as Phylloquinone)
4 mgIron (as Ferrous Fumarate USP)
80 mgAntioxidant Phytonutrient Complex [some ingredients are matched elsewhere]
(Blackberry,
50 mgSoy Lecithin (with Polyenylphosphatidyl Choline)
Nutrients only in Dr Whitaker Forward Plus Daily Regimen
Dose: Adult
Citrus Bioflavonoid Complex250 mg
Gamma Tocopherol100 mg
Rutin50 mg
Para-Aminobenzoic Acid (PABA)50 mg
Alpha Lipoic Acid30 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
Plum Concentrate
Strawberry Concentrate
Tart Cherry Concentrate
Wild Billberry Concentrate
Resveratrol (from Japanese knotweed, root)8 mg
Lutein (from marigold flower)1000 µg
Lycopene (from tomato fruit)1000 µg
Nutrients only in USANA Usanimals
Dose: Child
Vitamin K (as Phylloquinone)40 µg
Iron (as Ferrous Fumarate USP)4 mg
Antioxidant Phytonutrient Complex [some ingredients are matched elsewhere]80 mg
(Blackberry,
Soy Lecithin (with Polyenylphosphatidyl Choline)50 mg
Other ingredients
Dr Whitaker Forward Plus Daily RegimenUSANA Usanimals
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)Crystalline Fructose, Evaporated Cane Syrup, Wild Berry Flavor, Modified Cellulose, Xylitol, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Dextrin, Citric Acid, Calcium Silicate, Malic Acid, Salt, Dextrose, Soy Lecithin, Stevia, Sodium Carboxymethylcellulose, Hydrolyzed Rice Protein, Sodium Citrate. Contains: Soy and Milk.

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