Trace Minerals Research, Kid's Multi vs Dr Whitaker Forward Plus Daily Regimen

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Complete nutritional comparison



Ingredient
Trace Minerals Research, Kid's Multi (Daily Dose)Dr Whitaker Forward Plus Daily Regimen (Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
Vitamin A (as Retinyl Palmitate)750 mcg RAE4500 mcg RAE500% ↑Vitamin A (90% as beta-carotene, 10% as retinyl palmitate)
Vitamin C (as Ascorbic acid)100 mg1000 mg900% ↑Vitamin C (as magnesium and calcium ascorbates, ascorbic acid)
Vitamin D3 (as Cholecalciferol)24 µg20 µg-17% ↓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-a Tocopherol acetate)20 mg134 mg570% ↑Vitamin E (as d-alpha tocopheryl succinate)
Thiamin (Thamin HCl) (Vitamin B1)1.5 mg50 mg3233% ↑Thiamine (as mononitrate)
Riboflavin (Vitamin B2)1.5 mg50 mg3233% ↑Riboflavin
Niacin (as Niacinamide) (Vitamin B3)12 mg100 mg NE733% ↑Niacin (as niacinamide, niacin)
Vitamin B6 (as Pyridoxine HCl)5 mg76 mg1420% ↑Vitamin B6 (as pyridoxine hydrochloride)
Folate (as 375 mcg Folic Acid)638 mcg DFE1330 mcg DFE108% ↑Folate
Vitamin B12 (as Methylcobalamin)9 µg150 µg1567% ↑Vitamin B12 (as cyanocobalamin)
Biotin70 µg300 µg329% ↑Biotin
Pantothenic Acid (as d-Calcium pantothenate)10 mg50 mg400% ↑Pantothenic Acid (as calcium pantothenate)
Choline (as Bitartrate)3 mg200 mg6567% ↑Choline (as bitartrate)
Magnesium (from ITM)2 mg500 mg24900% ↑Magnesium (as oxide, ascorbate)
Zinc (as Zinc Gluconate)5 mg30 mg500% ↑Zinc (as monomethionine)
Selenium (as Selenium Methionine)20 µg200 µg900% ↑Selenium (as selenomethionine)
Manganese (as Manganese Gluconate)2 mg10 mg400% ↑Manganese (as gluconate)
Chromium (as Chromium ACC)10 µg200 µg1900% ↑Chromium (as polynicotinate)
Chloride (from ITM)75 mg
Potassium (as Potassium Citrate)5 mg
Ionic Trace Mineral (ITM) Complex (A concentrated complex of full spectrum ionic trace minerals)30 mg10 mg-67% ↓Trace Mineral Complex
Comparison figures for extracts, concentrates and complexes should not be relied on. The original ingredients and extraction processes may differ widely.
Inositol3 mg40 mg1233% ↑Inositol
Sulfate (from ITM)5 mg
PABA (Para-Aminobenzoic Acid)45 µg50 mg111011% ↑Para-Aminobenzoic Acid (PABA)
Boron (from ITM)20 µg
1000 mgCalcium (as carbonate, ascorbate)
150 µgIodine (as potassium iodide)
2 mgCopper (as gluconate)
130 µgMolybdenum (as ascorbate)
250 mgCitrus Bioflavonoid Complex
100 mgGamma Tocopherol
50 mgRutin
30 mgAlpha Lipoic Acid
26 mgSilica (as silicon dioxide)
10 mgDelta Tocopherol
10 mgMixed Tocotrienols (from palm oil)
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 µgLutein (from marigold flower)
1000 µgLycopene (from tomato fruit)

Nutrients exclusive to Trace Minerals Research, Kid's Multi

Dose: Child
Chloride (from ITM)75 mg
Potassium (as Potassium Citrate)5 mg
Sulfate (from ITM)5 mg
Boron (from ITM)20 µg

Nutrients exclusive to Dr Whitaker Forward Plus Daily Regimen

Dose: Adult
Calcium (as carbonate, ascorbate)1000 mg
Iodine (as potassium iodide)150 µg
Copper (as gluconate)2 mg
Molybdenum (as ascorbate)130 µg
Citrus Bioflavonoid Complex250 mg
Gamma Tocopherol100 mg
Rutin50 mg
Alpha Lipoic Acid30 mg
Silica (as silicon dioxide)26 mg
Delta Tocopherol10 mg
Mixed Tocotrienols (from palm oil)10 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
Lutein (from marigold flower)1000 µg
Lycopene (from tomato fruit)1000 µg

Other ingredients

Trace Minerals Research, Kid's MultiDr Whitaker Forward Plus Daily Regimen
Purified water, juice concentrate blend (pineapple, peach, pear), pure cane sugar, glycerine, natural flavor, xanthan gum, potassium sorbate, potassium benzoate, stevia leaf extract.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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