Thorne Research, Children’s Basic Nutrients vs Dr Whitaker Forward Plus Daily Regimen

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Complete nutritional comparison


Ingredient
Thorne Research, Children's Basic Nutrients(Daily Dose)Dr Whitaker Forward Plus Daily Regimen(Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (from787.2 µg4500 µg472% ↑Vitamin A (90% as beta-carotene, 10% as retinyl palmitate)
Beta Carotene and562.2 µg1000 µgLycopene (from tomato fruit)
Both beta-carotene and lycopene are forms of carotene.
Sources:
• "Article on carotenoids, their biological activities, role in disease prevention and food sources."
byJane Higdon, Ph.D and Victoria J. Drake, Ph.D, Linus Pauling Institute
Carotenoids: Alpha-Carotene, Beta-Carotene, Beta-Cryptoxanthin, Lycopene, Lutein, and Zeaxanthin
• "PubChem: Lycopene - Compound Summary (CID 446925)"
National Center for Biotechnology Information - USA
Pub Chem: Lycopene - Compound Summary
Palmitate)225 µg
Vitamin C (as Ascorbic Acid)250 mg1000 mg300% ↑Vitamin C (as magnesium and calcium ascorbates, ascorbic acid)
Vitamin D (as Vitamin D3 400 IU)10 µg20 µg100% ↑Vitamin D (as cholecalciferol)
Vitamin E (as d-Alpha Tocopheryl)80.4 µg134 mg166567% ↑Vitamin E (as d-alpha tocopheryl succinate)
Vitamin K (as Vitamin K1)30 µg
Thiamin (as Thiamin HCL)12 mg50 mg317% ↑Thiamine (as mononitrate)
Riboflavin (as Riboflavin 5'-Phosphate Sodium)3.3 mg50 mg1415% ↑Riboflavin
Niacin (as 9 mg Niacin and49 mg100 mg104% ↑Niacin (as niacinamide, niacin)
Niacinamide)40 mg
Vitamin B6 (as Pyridoxal 5'-Phosphate)3 mg76 mg2433% ↑Vitamin B6 (as pyridoxine hydrochloride)
Folate (as666.7 µg1330 µg99% ↑Folate
Calcium Folinate and200 µg
L-5-Methyltetrahydrofolate from L-5-Methyltetrahydrofolic Acid, Glucosamine Salt)200 µg
Vitamin B12 (as135 µg150 µg11% ↑Vitamin B12 (as cyanocobalamin)
Adenosylcobalamin and67.5 µg
Methylcobalamin)67.5 µg
Biotin120 µg300 µg150% ↑Biotin
Pantothenic Acid (as Calcium Pantothenate)124 mg50 mg-60% ↓Pantothenic Acid (as calcium pantothenate)
Choline (as Choline Citrate)11 mg200 mg1718% ↑Choline (as bitartrate)
Calcium (as69 mg1000 mg1349% ↑Calcium (as carbonate, ascorbate)
Calcium Citrate and34.5 mg
Calcium Malate)34.5 mg
Iron (as Iron Picolinate)4.5 mg
Iodine (as Potassium Iodide)67.5 µg150 µg122% ↑Iodine (as potassium iodide)
Magnesium (as45 mg500 mg1011% ↑Magnesium (as oxide, ascorbate)
Magnesium Citrate and22.5 mg
Magnesium Malate)22.5 mg
Zinc (as Zinc Picolinate)4.5 mg30 mg567% ↑Zinc (as monomethionine)
Selenium (as L-Selenomethionine)60 µg200 µg233% ↑Selenium (as selenomethionine)
Copper (as Copper Picolinate)450 µg2 mg344% ↑Copper (as gluconate)
Manganese (as Manganese Picolinate)1.8 mg10 mg456% ↑Manganese (as gluconate)
Chromium (as TRAACS® Chromium Nicotinate Glycinate Chelate)60 µg200 µg233% ↑Chromium (as polynicotinate)
Molybdenum (as TRAACS® Molybdenum Glycinate Chelate)30 µg130 µg333% ↑Molybdenum (as ascorbate)
Boron (as Boronorganic™ Boron Glycinate Complex)900 µg
Lutein (from Aztec Marigold extract (flower) (Tagetes erecta))36 µg1000 µg2678% ↑Lutein (from marigold flower)
250 mgCitrus Bioflavonoid Complex
100 mgGamma Tocopherol
50 mgRutin
50 mgPara-Aminobenzoic Acid (PABA)
40 mgInositol
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)
Nutrients only in Thorne Research, Children's Basic Nutrients
Dose: Child
Vitamin K (as Vitamin K1)30 µg
Iron (as Iron Picolinate)4.5 mg
Boron (as Boronorganic™ Boron Glycinate Complex)900 µg
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
Inositol40 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
Other ingredients
Thorne Research, Children's Basic NutrientsDr Whitaker Forward Plus Daily Regimen
Hypromellose (derived from cellulose) capsule, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Calcium Laurate, Silicon DioxideGelatin, 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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