NOW Foods ADAM Superior Men's Multi Softgels vs Dr Whitaker Forward Plus Daily Regimen

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Complete nutritional comparison



Ingredient
NOW Foods ADAM Superior Men's Multi Softgels (Daily Dose)Dr Whitaker Forward Plus Daily Regimen (Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A3000 µg4500 mcg RAE50% ↑Vitamin A (90% as beta-carotene, 10% as retinyl palmitate)
[60% as Beta Carotene (Betatene®) and
40% as Retinyl Palmitate ]
Vitamin C (from Calcium Ascorbate)250 mg1000 mg300% ↑Vitamin C (as magnesium and calcium ascorbates, ascorbic acid)
Vitamin D-3 (as Cholecalciferol) (1,000 IU)25 µg20 µg-20% ↓Vitamin D (as cholecalciferol 400 IU)
Cholecalciferol is also called vitamin D3.
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"
by Jane Higdon, Ph.D and Victoria J. Drake, Ph.D, Linus Pauling Institute
LPI - Micro Nutrient Info Center - Vitamin D
Vitamin E (as d-alpha Tocopherol)100 mg134 mg34% ↑Vitamin E (as d-alpha tocopheryl succinate)
D alpha tocopherol is also called vitamin E.
Sources:
• "Dietary supplement ingredient database: unit conversion tables"
National Institute of Health
Unit conversions for vitamins
Vitamin K-1 (as Phytonadione)35 µg
Thiamin (Vit. B-1) (from Thiamin HCl)25 mg50 mg100% ↑Thiamine (as mononitrate)
Riboflavin (Vitamin B-2)25 mg50 mg100% ↑Riboflavin
Niacin (Vitamin B-3) (as Niacinamide)35 mg100 mg NE186% ↑Niacin (as niacinamide, niacin)
Vitamin B-6 (from Pyridoxine HCl and Pyridoxal-5-Phosphate (P-5-P))25 mg76 mg204% ↑Vitamin B6 (as pyridoxine hydrochloride)
Folate (400 mcg folic acid)680 mcg DFE1330 mcg DFE96% ↑Folate
Vitamin B-12 (as Methylcobalamin)120 µg150 µg25% ↑Vitamin B12 (as cyanocobalamin)
Biotin300 µg300 µg=Biotin
Pantothenic Acid (Vitamin B-5) (from Calcium Pantothenate)50 mg50 mg=Pantothenic Acid (as calcium pantothenate)
Choline (from Choline Bitartrate)25 mg200 mg700% ↑Choline (as bitartrate)
Calcium (from Cal. Ascorbate, Aquamin® Seaweed Derived Minerals and Calcium Pantothenate)55 mg1000 mg1718% ↑Calcium (as carbonate, ascorbate)
Iodine (from Potassium Iodide)225 µg150 µg-33% ↓Iodine (as potassium iodide)
Magnesium (from Magnesium Citrate and Aquamin® Seaweed Derived Minerals)25 mg500 mg1900% ↑Magnesium (as oxide, ascorbate)
Zinc (from Zinc Picolinate)15 mg30 mg100% ↑Zinc (as monomethionine)
Selenium (from Selenium Glycinate Complex) (Albion™)200 µg200 µg=Selenium (as selenomethionine)
Copper (from Copper Bisglycinate) (TRAACS™)0.5 mg2 mg300% ↑Copper (as gluconate)
Manganese (from Manganese Bisglycinate) (TRAACS™)2 mg10 mg400% ↑Manganese (as gluconate)
Chromium (from Chromium Nicotinate Glycinate) (TRAACS™)120 µg200 µg67% ↑Chromium (as polynicotinate)
Molybdenum (from Molybdenum Glycinate) (TRAACS™)75 µg130 µg73% ↑Molybdenum (as ascorbate)
Potassium (from Potassium Chloride)25 mg
Saw Palmetto Extract (Berry) (Serenoa repens) (min. 85% Fatty Acids)160 mg
Phytosterols (Plant Sterols)50 mg
(with Beta-Sitosterol)
Alpha Lipoic Acid25 mg30 mg20% ↑Alpha Lipoic Acid
Grape Seed Extract (Vitis vinifera)25 mgGrape Seed Extract [contained in: Proprietary Fruit Blend]
Inositol10 mg40 mg300% ↑Inositol
CoQ10 (as Ubiquinone)10 mg
Lycopene (LYC-O-MATO®) (from Tomato Extract)3 mg1000 µg-67% ↓Lycopene (from tomato fruit)
Lutein (from Marigold Flowers Extract) (Tagetes erecta) (FloraGLO )500 µg1000 µg100% ↑Lutein (from marigold flower)
Vitamin K-2 (as Menaquinone)45 µg
250 mgCitrus Bioflavonoid Complex
100 mgGamma Tocopherol
50 mgRutin
50 mgPara-Aminobenzoic Acid (PABA)
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 [all ingredients are matched elsewhere]
Red Raspberry Concentrate
Plum Concentrate
Strawberry Concentrate
Tart Cherry Concentrate
Wild Blueberry Powder
Wild Billberry Concentrate
Cranberry Concentrate
8 mgResveratrol (from Japanese knotweed, root)

Nutrients exclusive to NOW Foods ADAM Superior Men's Multi Softgels

Dose: Adult
Vitamin K-1 (as Phytonadione)35 µg
Potassium (from Potassium Chloride)25 mg
Saw Palmetto Extract (Berry) (Serenoa repens) (min. 85% Fatty Acids)160 mg
Phytosterols (Plant Sterols)50 mg
(with Beta-Sitosterol)
CoQ10 (as Ubiquinone)10 mg
Vitamin K-2 (as Menaquinone)45 µg

Nutrients exclusive to Dr Whitaker Forward Plus Daily Regimen

Dose: Adult
Citrus Bioflavonoid Complex250 mg
Gamma Tocopherol100 mg
Rutin50 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 Blend [all ingredients are matched elsewhere]200 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

Other ingredients

NOW Foods ADAM Superior Men's Multi SoftgelsDr Whitaker Forward Plus Daily Regimen
Softgel Capsule [bovine gelatin (BSE-free), glycerin, water, carob], Pumpkin Seed Oil, Sunflower Lecithin, Beeswax and Cinnamon Bark Powder.

Contains soy.

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