USANA Cellsentials Pack 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
USANA Cellsentials Pack(Daily Dose)Dr Whitaker Forward Plus Daily Regimen(Daily Dose)

Difference


Matched Ingredient
VITAMIN A (AS12000 IU4500 µg?Vitamin A (90% as beta-carotene, 10% as retinyl palmitate)
25% RETINYL ACETATE AND3000 IU
75% AS BETA CAROTENE AND MIXED CAROTENOIDS)
VITAMIN C (AS POLY C® BLEND: CALCIUM, POTASSIUM, MAGNESIUM AND ZINC ASCORBATES)1000 mg1000 mg=Vitamin C (as magnesium and calcium ascorbates, ascorbic acid)
VITAMIN D3 (AS CHOLECALCIFEROL)2000 IU20 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)200 IU134 mg?Vitamin E (as d-alpha tocopheryl succinate)
VITAMIN K (AS K1 [PHYTONADIONE] AND K2 [MK-7 MENAQUINONE])540 µg
VITAMIN B1 (AS THIAMIN HCL)30 mg50 mg67% ↑Thiamine (as mononitrate)
Thiamine is also called vitamin B1.
Sources:
• "PubChem: Thiamine - Compound Summary CID 1130"
National Center for Biotechnology Information - USA
PubChem: Thiamine - Compound Summary
• "Thiamin's function, deficiency symptoms and causes, toxicity, drug interactions and recommended daily intake."
byJane Higdon, Ph.D and Victoria J. Drake, Ph.D, Christopher Bates, D.Phil, Linus Pauling Institute
Micro Nutrient Info Center - Thiamin
VITAMIN B2 (AS RIBOFLAVIN)30 mg50 mg67% ↑Riboflavin
Riboflavin is also called vitamin B2.
Sources:
• "PubChem: Riboflavin - Compound Summary (CID 493570)"
National Center for Biotechnology Information - USA
PubChem: Riboflavin - Compound Summary
• "Riboflavin / Vitamin B2 metabolism, antioxidant function, nutrient interactions, deficiency, RDA, safety, supplements and LPI recommendation"
byJane Higdon, Ph.D and Victoria J. Drake, Ph.D, Linus Pauling Institute
Micro Nutrient Info Center - Riboflavin
NIACIN (AS NIACINAMIDE AND NIACIN)40 mg100 mg150% ↑Niacin (as niacinamide, niacin)
VITAMIN B6 (AS PYRIDOXINE HCL)32 mg76 mg138% ↑Vitamin B6 (as pyridoxine hydrochloride)
FOLATE (AS FOLIC ACID)600 µg1330 µg122% ↑Folate
VITAMIN B12 (AS CYANOCOBALAMIN)200 µg150 µg-25% ↓Vitamin B12 (as cyanocobalamin)
BIOTIN300 µg300 µg=Biotin
PANTOTHENIC ACID (AS D-CALCIUM PANTOTHENATE)90 mg50 mg-44% ↓Pantothenic Acid (as calcium pantothenate)
MIXED TOCOPHEROLS (D-GAMMA, D-DELTA, D-BETA TOCOPHEROL)80 mg100 mgGamma Tocopherol
Mixed tocopherols contains d-gamma-tocopherol.
Sources:
• "2008 Opinion on mixed tocopherols, tocotrienol tocopherol and tocotrienols as sources for vitamin E added as a nutritional substance in food supplements"
byVarious, European Food Safety Authority (efsa)
Mixed tocopherols, tocotrienol tocopherol and tocotrienols as sources of vitamin E in supplements
INCELLIGENCE™ COMPLEX
ALPHA LIPOIC ACID100 mg30 mg-70% ↓Alpha Lipoic Acid
MERIVA® BIOAVAILABLE CURCUMIN COMPLEX [CURCUMA LONGA L., ROOT]72 mg
GREEN TEA EXTRACT [CAMELLIA SINENSIS HUNT., LEAVES]70 mgGrape Seed Extract [contained in: Proprietary Fruit Blend]
Green tea extract contains epigallocatechin 3-O-gallate. Both epigallocatechin 3-O-gallate and procyanidin B2 3,3'-di-O-gallate are forms of flavanol. Grape seed extract contains procyanidin B2 3,3'-di-O-gallate.
Sources:
• "Phenol Explorer - free access tool showing the amount of polyphenols in foods and metabolites"
byVarious, French National Institute for Agriculture et al.
Phenol-Explorer (Database on polyphenol content in foods)
• "(2004) Phenolic Compounds in Fruits and Vegetables. Phenolics in Food and Nutraceuticals. p 147 "
byFereidoon Shahidi, Marian Naczk
• "Study on procyanidin B2 3,3″-di-O-gallate and prostrate cancer"
byAlpna Tyagi,1 Komal Raina et al., University of Colorado
Procyanidin B2 3,3″-di-O-gallate, a biologically active constituent of grape seed extract, induces apoptosis in human prostate cancer cells via targeting NF-κB, Stat3 and AP1 transcription factors
• "Integrative Medicine - Green Tea"
Memorial Sloane Kettering Cancer Centre
MSKCC - Green Tea
QUERCETIN DIHYDRATE60 mg
RUTIN40 mg50 mg25% ↑Rutin
HESPEREDIN [CITRUS SPP. L., FRUIT]40 mg
RESVERATROL40 mg8 mg-80% ↓Resveratrol (from Japanese knotweed, root)
OLIVOL® [OLIVE FRUIT EXTRACT, OLEA EUROPAEA L., FRUIT]30 mg
INOSITOL128 mg40 mg-69% ↓Inositol
CHOLINE BITARTRATE250 mg200 mgCholine (as bitartrate)
Choline bitartrate contains choline.
Sources:
• "Tool for calculating molecular weights"
bywebqc.org, webqc.org
Web QC - Molecular Weight Calculation Tool
COENZYME Q1012 mg
LUTEIN (TAGETES ERECTA L., FLOWER)600 µg1000 µg67% ↑Lutein (from marigold flower)
LYCOPENE1000 µg1000 µg=Lycopene (from tomato fruit)
CALCIUM (AS CALCIUM CITRATE AND CALCIUM ASCORBATE)225 mg1000 mg344% ↑Calcium (as carbonate, ascorbate)
IODINE (AS POTASSIUM IODIDE)500 µg150 µg-70% ↓Iodine (as potassium iodide)
MAGNESIUM (AS MAGNESIUM CITRATE AND MAGNESIUM ASCORBATE)225 mg500 mg122% ↑Magnesium (as oxide, ascorbate)
ZINC (AS ZINC CITRATE)20 mg30 mg50% ↑Zinc (as monomethionine)
SELENIUM (AS L-SELENOMETHIONINE AND SODIUM SELENITE)200 µg200 µg=Selenium (as selenomethionine)
COPPER (AS COPPER GLUCONATE)2 mg2 mg=Copper (as gluconate)
MANGANESE (AS MANGANESE GLUCONATE)2 mg10 mg400% ↑Manganese (as gluconate)
CHROMIUM (AS CHROMIUM POLYNICOTINATE)300 µg200 µg-33% ↓Chromium (as polynicotinate)
MOLYBDENUM (AS MOLYBDENUM CITRATE)50 µg130 µg160% ↑Molybdenum (as ascorbate)
BORON (AS BORON CITRATE)3000 µg
SILICON (AS CALCIUM SILICATE)4 mg26 mgSilica (as silicon dioxide)
Silica contains silicon.
Sources:
• "Tool for calculating molecular weights"
bywebqc.org, webqc.org
Web QC - Molecular Weight Calculation Tool
VANADIUM (AS VANADIUM CITRATE)40 µg
ULTRA TRACE MINERALS3000 µg10 mg233% ↑Trace Mineral Complex
Comparison figures for extracts, concentrates and complexes should not be relied on. The original ingredients and extraction processes may differ widely.
N-ACETYL L-CYSTEINE160 mg
250 mgCitrus Bioflavonoid Complex
50 mgPara-Aminobenzoic Acid (PABA)
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 [all ingredients are matched elsewhere]
Red Raspberry Concentrate
Plum Concentrate
Strawberry Concentrate
Tart Cherry Concentrate
Wild Blueberry Powder
Wild Billberry Concentrate
Cranberry Concentrate
Nutrients only in USANA Cellsentials Pack
Dose: Adult
VITAMIN K (AS K1 [PHYTONADIONE] AND K2 [MK-7 MENAQUINONE])540 µg
INCELLIGENCE™ COMPLEX
MERIVA® BIOAVAILABLE CURCUMIN COMPLEX [CURCUMA LONGA L., ROOT]72 mg
QUERCETIN DIHYDRATE60 mg
HESPEREDIN [CITRUS SPP. L., FRUIT]40 mg
OLIVOL® [OLIVE FRUIT EXTRACT, OLEA EUROPAEA L., FRUIT]30 mg
COENZYME Q1012 mg
BORON (AS BORON CITRATE)3000 µg
VANADIUM (AS VANADIUM CITRATE)40 µg
N-ACETYL L-CYSTEINE160 mg
Nutrients only in Dr Whitaker Forward Plus Daily Regimen
Dose: Adult
Citrus Bioflavonoid Complex250 mg
Para-Aminobenzoic Acid (PABA)50 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 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
Other ingredients
USANA Cellsentials PackDr Whitaker Forward Plus Daily Regimen
MICROCRYSTALLINE CELLULOSE, MODIFIED CELLULOSE, CROSCARMELLOSE SODIUM, ASCORBYL PALMITATE, ORGANIC MALTODEXTRIN, PREGELATINIZED STARCH, MODIFIED STARCH, SILICON DIOXIDE, VANILLA EXTRACT, ORGANIC SUNFLOWER LECITHIN, ORGANIC PALM OLEIN, ORGANIC GUAR GUM.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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