Shaklee Vitalizer Receives High Marks in Women’s Multivitamin Study

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Comparison of 100 Multivitamins Designed Specifically for Women

If you want to improve your health and boost your energy, you may wonder if multivitamins can help. The honest answer is “no”.

The vast majority of vitamin supplements available on the market today are full of cheap, synthetic ingredients that cannot be properly utilized by your body.

Shaklee.Vitalizer.PackBuying any of these supplements is a waste of your money.To find the handful of multivitamin products that are truly effective, you need to tune out the marketing noise and analyse the Supplement Facts listed on the back of the label. Only then you can see clearly which the top multivitamins for women really are.

Shaklee Vitalizer for Women scored #2 out of 100 tested products which is a testament to their commitment to only providing the most pure, usable ingredients in their complete line of products.

This guide below offers comparison of over 100 multivitamin brands for women based on careful analysis of the Supplement Facts of each product. Each of the reviewed multivitamins is evaluated against 4 key parameters – composition, bioavailability, safety and potency. Then each supplement is assigned an effectiveness score ranging from 0 to 10 (10 being the best), which enables you to easily compare the various brands. For best results, using a multivitamin with a score of 8.0 or above is strongly advised.

Table 1: Effectiveness scores and ranking of the most popular multivitamin brands

Rank Company Product Effectiveness
1 Xtend-Life Natural Products Total Balance Women’s 9.6

2

Shaklee

Vitalizer Women

9.4

3 Douglas Laboratories Ultra Preventive X 9.3
4 USANA Health Sciences HealthPak 8.9
5 Dr. Mercola Whole Food Multivitamin PLUS 8.7
6 Metagenics Wellness Essentials Women’s Prime 8.5
7 Nutrilite (Amway, Quixtar) Double X 8.3
8 Garden of Life Vitamin Code Women 8.2
9 Source Naturals Women’s Life Force 8.1
10 Karuna Maxxum 4 7.9
11 Solgar Omnium 7.8
12 FitMiss Balance Women’s Multi-Vitamin 7.7
13 Optimum Nutrition Opti-Women 7.6
14 Dr. Julian Whitaker’s Forward Multi-Nutrient 7.6
15 New Chapter Every Woman’s One Daily 7.2
16 Mountain Naturals of Vermont Superior Care 7.1
17 amni Added Protection III 7.0
18 Purity Products Perfect Multi Focus Formula 7.0
19 GNC GNC Women’s Ultra Mega 6.9
20 Doctor’s Nutrition Mega Vites Woman 6.8
21 DaVinci Laboratories Spectra Woman 6.8
22 Nutrition Dynamics Optimum Health Essentials 6.8
23 TwinLab Daily One Caps with Iron 6.7
24 FoodScience of Vermont Superior Care 6.6
25 Puritan’s Pride Women’s One Daily Multivitamin 6.5
26 Colgan Institute Formula MCS 6.4
27 Rainbow Light Advanced Nutritional System 6.4
28 NOW Foods Multiple Vitamins – LiquidGels 6.4
29 EAS Multi-Blend 6.3
30 Mannatech PhytoMatrix 6.2
31 Nature’s Way Alive! Whole Food Energizer 6.1
32 Jean Carper’s Stop Aging Now! 6.0
33 Natural Factors MultiStart Women’s 5.9
34 Advanced Physician’s Products Maximum MultiVitamin/Mineral 5.8
35 EcoNugenics Women’s Longevity Rhythms Gold 5.8
36 Solaray Spectro Multi-Vita-Min 5.8
37 Nature’s Blend Vitaminix Ultimate 5.6
38 Pharmanex (Nu Skin) LifePak Prime 5.4
39 Melaleuca Vitality Pak 5.3
40 Herbalife Formula 2 MultivitaminComplex 5.3
41 QCI Nutritionals Ultra Vitality #1 5.2
42 KAL Multiple Energy 5.2
43 Essentials by Megafood Essentials for Life 5.2
44 Optimox Androvite for Women 5.1
45 Swanson Premium Women’s Prime Multi 5.0
46 Jarrow Multi E-Z Powder 5.0
47 Great Earth TNT – Total Nutrition Tablet 5.0
48 Nikken Kenzen Mega Daily 4 4.9
49 Garry Null’s Supreme Health Formula 4.8
50 Thorne Research Al’s Formula 4.8
51 Atkins Basic #3 4.7
52 Vitamin World Daily 3 With Antioxidant Factors 4.7
53 PhytoPharmica Clinical Nutrients for Women 4.7
54 Centrum Silver 4.6
55 4Life BioVitamins Type III 4.5
56 Bronson Laboratories The Woman’s Formula 4.5
57 One A Day Essential 4.5
58 Country Life Maxine 4.4
59 Nature Made Multi Complete 4.3
60 Quest Maximum Once A Day 4.2
61 Nature’s Bounty Green Source Vegetarian Formula 4.1
62 Matol Matolife 4.1
63 Greens+ Multi+ 3.9
64 Michael’s Naturopathic Programs for Women 3.8
65 Natrol My Favorite Multiple Original 3.8
66 Nu-life Ultimate One for Women 3.7
67 Jamieson Super Vita-Vim 3.7
68 Walgreens Ultra Choice Premium Women 3.5
69 Swiss Natural Sources Super Adult Chewable 3.4
70 Ripple Creek Mega-100 (Slow Release) 3.3
71 Thompson Human Nature Green Multi 3.0
72 Safeway Select Super Women’s Multivitamin 2.9
73 Perfect Choice Multivitamin Specially Formulated for Women 2.9
74 Watkins Superfood Multiple 2.8
75 Vitamin Power Power Source 100 2.8
76 Pilgrim’s Silver Stars Multi 2.7
77 Absolute Nutrition Dieters’ Multi’s 2.7
78 Nature’s Sunshine Super Supplemental Vitamins and Minerals 2.7
79 Freeda Vitamins Ultra Freeda 2.7
80 ZonePerfect Multi Vitamin & Mineral 2.6
81 Sisu Only One 2.5
82 Schiff Single Day 2.4
83 Nature’s Plus Uitra One 2.0
84 Kirkland Signature (Costco) Daily Multi 1.9
85 Sunkist Multi-Women’s 1.7
86 Lifestyles Lifecycles for Women 1.6
87 Western Family Multra Forte 1.3
88 Avon VitAdvance Women’s Complete Multivitamin 1.2
89 Flora MultiCaps 1.2
90 Reliv Classic 1.1
91 Sundown Complete Ultra 0.9
92 YourLife Super Multi with Herbs 0.9
93 Rite Aid Whole Source 0.8
94 21st Century One Daily Women’s 0.7
95 Spring Valley Maximum One Dally 0.6
96 Life Brand Optimum 0.6
97 Good Neighbor Pharmacy Balanced Care Complete Multi 0.6
98 Kroger Advanced Formula Complete 0.6
99 Equate One Daily 0.6
100 Action Labs Essential Nutrients 0.5
101 Geritol Complete 0.4
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