Life Extension Children’s Formula vs Dr Whitaker Forward Plus Daily Regimen

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

Complete nutritional comparison


Ingredient
Life Extension Children's Formula(Daily Dose)Dr Whitaker Forward Plus Daily Regimen(Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (as beta-carotene)1050 µg4500 µg329% ↑Vitamin A (90% as beta-carotene, 10% as retinyl palmitate)
Vitamin C (as ascorbic acid)120 mg1000 mg733% ↑Vitamin C (as magnesium and calcium ascorbates, ascorbic acid)
Vitamin D3 (as cholecalciferol)10 µg20 µgVitamin D (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)20.1 mg134 mg567% ↑Vitamin E (as d-alpha tocopheryl succinate)
Thiamine (Vitamin B1) (as thiamine mononitrate)3 mg50 mg1567% ↑Thiamine (as mononitrate)
Riboflavin (Vitamin B2)1.7 mg50 mg2841% ↑Riboflavin
Niacin (Vitamin B3) (as niacinamide)20 mg100 mg400% ↑Niacin (as niacinamide, niacin)
Vitamin B6 (as pyridoxine HCI)2 mg76 mg3700% ↑Vitamin B6 (as pyridoxine hydrochloride)
Folate (as folic acid, L-5-methyltetrahydrofolate calcium salt)265 µg1330 µg402% ↑Folate
Vitamin B12 (as cyanocobalamin)6 µg150 µg2400% ↑Vitamin B12 (as cyanocobalamin)
Biotin300 µg300 µg=Biotin
Pantothenic acid (as D-calcium pantothenate)10 mg50 mg400% ↑Pantothenic Acid (as calcium pantothenate)
Iodine (as potassium iodide)150 µg150 µg=Iodine (as potassium iodide)
Magnesium (as magnesium oxide)50 mg500 mg900% ↑Magnesium (as oxide, ascorbate)
Zinc (as TRAACS® zinc bisglycinate chelate)10 mg30 mg200% ↑Zinc (as monomethionine)
Selenium (as L-selenomethionine)25 µg200 µg700% ↑Selenium (as selenomethionine)
Molybdenum (as TRAACS® molybdenum glycinate chelate)20 µg130 µg550% ↑Molybdenum (as ascorbate)
Potassium (as potassium citrate)10 mg
Marigold extract (flowers) [std. to11.2 mg
trans-lutein5 mg1000 µg-80% ↓Lutein (from marigold flower)
trans-zeaxanthin ]155 µg
Inositol10 mg40 mg300% ↑Inositol
Coenzyme Q101 mg
200 mgCholine (as bitartrate)
1000 mgCalcium (as carbonate, ascorbate)
2 mgCopper (as gluconate)
10 mgManganese (as gluconate)
200 µgChromium (as polynicotinate)
250 mgCitrus Bioflavonoid Complex
100 mgGamma Tocopherol
50 mgRutin
50 mgPara-Aminobenzoic Acid (PABA)
30 mgAlpha Lipoic Acid
26 mgSilica (as silicon dioxide)
10 mgDelta Tocopherol
10 mgMixed Tocotrienols (from palm oil)
10 mgTrace Mineral Complex
O-3 Essentials®
2 gFish Oil Concentrate
540 mgEPA (eicosapentaenoic acid)(as ethyl ester)
360 mgDHA (docosahexaenoic acid)(as ethyl ester)
PhytoNutrient Essentials®
1000 mgCinnamon (as Cinnamomum cassia, bark)
200 mgProprietary Fruit Blend
Grape Seed Extract
Red Raspberry Concentrate
Plum Concentrate
Strawberry Concentrate
Tart Cherry Concentrate
Wild Blueberry Powder
Wild Billberry Concentrate
Cranberry Concentrate
8 mgResveratrol (from Japanese knotweed, root)
1000 µgLycopene (from tomato fruit)
Nutrients only in Life Extension Children's Formula
Dose: Child
Potassium (as potassium citrate)10 mg
Marigold extract (flowers) [std. to11.2 mg
trans-zeaxanthin ]155 µg
Coenzyme Q101 mg
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
Manganese (as gluconate)10 mg
Chromium (as polynicotinate)200 µg
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
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
Lycopene (from tomato fruit)1000 µg
Other ingredients
Life Extension Children's FormulaDr Whitaker Forward Plus Daily Regimen
xylitol, microcrystalline cellulose, natural beet color, natural (cherry, vanilla, strawberry) flavors, stearic acid, citric acid, gum arabic, silica, dicalcium phosphate, luo han guo extract, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, maltodextrin, corn starch, stevia extract.
Contains soybeans.
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)

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