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1.Acidophilus and Other Probiotics
4.Brewer s Yeast
5.Functional Foods
6.Ulcerative Colitis
7.Vaginal Infection
9.Irritable Bowel Syndrome
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1.Once I've taken probiotics for a few months, will the positive bacteria remain in my system, or do I have to keep taking them? 
2.I am curious why some probiotics do not require refrigeration even though they contain some of the same bacteria in probiotics that require refrigeration? Which probiotics need to be refrigerated? 
3.Can probiotics help lower cholesterol? 
4.I eat one to two cups of Greek yogurt every day. Do I still need to take a probiotic supplement? 
5.Can probiotics reduce anxiety? 
6.I developed a rash soon after starting a probiotic. Is it possible to be allergic to probiotics? 
7.Do probiotics really help prevent or treat vaginal yeast infections? 
8.With probiotics, how many CFUs should I look for as the dose? Is more necessarily better? 
9.When is the best time to take probiotics to prevent diarrhea from antibiotics - before, during, or after the course of antibiotic treatment? 
10.Do probiotics have to be enterically coated to be effective? 
11.Do probiotics help with lactose intolerance? 
12.Do probiotics that come in different forms, like gum or lozenges, really work? 
13.Have you heard of the probiotic, Keybiotics? Does it do what it claims, and is it worth the money they charge?  
14.I've seen the bacteria in Activia listed as Bifidobacterium animalis, Bifidobacterium lactis and Bifidus Regularis. Which is correct? 
15.Is it best to take probiotic supplements with or without food? It seems like everyone has a different recommendation. 
16.The probiotic I am taking looks pink. Does this mean it is spoiled or no longer "active"? 
17.What are prebiotics? Is it important to look for them when choosing a probiotic supplement? 
18.What is Lactospore? I see it is an ingredient in some probiotic supplements. 
19.Is the probiotic "Milk Test," as described on many websites, really an effective way to test the quality of the bacteria in probiotic supplements at home? 
20.Are enteric coated supplements better than non-enteric coated ones? 
21.How do I choose the best probiotic supplement? There are so many different strains of bacteria! 
22.Which supplements have been shown to be helpful for autism? 
23.Do vitamins, minerals and nutritional supplements lose effectiveness with exposure to high temperatures and is it safe to order supplements by mail in the summer? 
24.What is the difference between the "Best By" date and the "Date of Manufacture" on a supplement label? How do I know how long my supplement will last before it "goes bad"? 
25.Which supplements are helpful to have when traveling? Any tips on how to best store supplements on trips? 
26.Do any supplements help for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)? 
27.Do any supplements help prevent or treat a cold? 
28.I read that sterol supplements to lower cholesterol like CholestOff can block the absorption of vitamins. Is that true? 
29.Which supplements are best for seasonal allergies? 
30.Can a probiotic help men with prostatitis? 
31.Does turmeric/curcumin help for osteoarthritis in dogs and cats? Is it safe? 
32.Is it true that NAC can help clear nasal passages? 
33.Is it true that yogurt and kefir can trigger migraines? 
34.My dog is getting older and his veterinarian recently recommended giving him a glucosamine supplement for his joints. Has tested these, or other supplements for pets?  
35.Which supplements can help with indigestion and/or heartburn? 
36.Can CoQ10 or ubiquinol be ruined by heat? I recently purchased several bottles of Qunol Plus from and they arrived hot. The soft gels are not melted, but I am concerned. 
37.I have low blood pressure. Are there any supplements I should avoid? 
38.Do any supplements help for ulcerative colitis? 
39.How can I find supplements that are gluten-free on 
40.Which supplements can help treat constipation? 
41.Are there any supplements I should avoid when taking an antibiotic? Are there any that may be helpful? 
42.Which supplements help with depression and anxiety? 
43.Which supplements can help to lower blood pressure? 
44.Is it okay to crush a tablet and consume the powder or add the powder to food, rather than swallowing the tablet whole? 
45.Are "medical foods" such as VSL 3, proven to work? Does the FDA approve them?  
46.Do any supplements help relieve stress? 
47.Is it true that iodine can cause acne or other skin problems? 
48.Do any supplements help with gum disease or periodontitis? 
49.Tablets I purchased are becoming "crumbly" after a few weeks and are easy to break. Is there a problem with this supplement? 
50.Which supplements can help lower or control my blood sugar? 
51.How much should I expect to pay for supplements? Are higher-priced supplements any better than low-priced brands?  

Clinical Updates Found:
2018 06/12/2018Probiotic for IBS?
 05/30/2018Probiotic Effective for People With Mania
 03/06/2018Do Probiotics Affect Weight?
2017 12/19/2017Probiotic for Dermatitis
 10/18/2017Probiotic Reduces Colic
 09/27/2017Changed VSL#3 Probiotic?
 08/30/2017Probiotic for Dandruff?
 05/26/2017Probiotic Reduces Depression in IBS
 04/15/2017Probiotic Reduces Diabetes Risk In Pregnancy
 03/11/2017Prebiotics for Appetite Control?
 03/04/2017Probiotic for Allergy
 02/28/2017Timing Probiotics with Antibiotics Is Key
 02/13/2017Probiotics and Weight?
2016 11/22/2016Probiotic for Bloating and Abdominal Discomfort?
 09/27/2016Probiotic Speeds Recovery From Fracture
 08/16/2016Inulin for Constipation
 05/18/2016Probiotics Reduce Diarrhea from Anitibiotics
 05/15/2016Probiotics a Waste of Money?
 04/30/2016Probiotic for Fat Loss
 03/02/2016Probiotic Helps with IBS
 01/31/2016Probiotic May Help Prevent ADHD
2015 11/07/2015Triglyceride-Lowering with a Probiotic
 10/27/2015Prebiotic Helps With Weight
 10/24/2015Probiotic Helps with Constipation
 10/21/2015Probiotic Shortens Respiratory Infections
 10/06/2015Probiotic Improves IBS Symptoms
 09/22/2015Probiotic Increases Bowel Movement Frequency
 09/02/2015Probiotic Approved for Throat Infections
 08/02/2015Prebiotics for Immune Health
 07/22/2015Probiotics May Not Work As Thought
 07/08/2015Probiotic Lowers Triglycerides
 06/21/2015Probiotic Foods and Social Anxiety
 05/31/2015Probiotic May Aid Fat Loss
 04/19/2015Probiotics Might Reduce Risk of Depression
 03/29/2015Preventing Eczema with Probiotics
 02/21/2015Probiotic Prevents Bloating from Proton Pump Inhibitor (PPI)
 01/20/2015Probiotic Reduces Antibiotic-associated Diarrhea
2014 12/17/2014Probiotic Reduces GI Pain in IBS
 12/07/2014Prebiotic for Reducing Anxiety?
 10/25/2014Probiotics Reduce Cholesterol / Improve Liver Function
 07/26/2014Probiotics Lower Blood Pressure
 05/29/2014Probiotics: An Alternative to Antibiotics for Mastitis?
 05/29/2014Probiotic Gum for Throat Infections
 05/25/2014Probiotic for IBS Symptoms
 04/20/2014Probiotic Helps a Little with Allergy
 04/20/2014Probiotic Not Always Useful in Infant Colic
 03/19/2014Probiotic Helps with Colic
 02/02/2014Probiotic Helps Women Shed Pounds
2013 12/21/2013Probiotic Significantly Reduces Antibiotic-Associated Diarrhea
 11/17/2013Probiotics for Oral Health?
 10/13/2013Probiotic Helps Prevent Recurrence of Diverticular Disease
 08/11/2013New Probiotic Study
 06/30/2013Probiotic for Irritable Bowel Syndrome?
 05/27/2013Probiotic Reduces Abdominal Fat
 01/20/2013More Probiotic Concerns
2012 11/25/2012Probiotics Reduce Risk of Diarrhea After Antibiotics
 10/21/2012Probiotic Helps Preterm Infants
 05/14/2012Probiotics Reduce Risk of Diarrhea from Antibiotics
2011 01/02/2011Probiotics and Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

Recalls and Warnings Found:
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1.Dog Treats, Food Recalled Due to Salmonella, Listeria Risk (Posted: 02/27/2018)
2.Seller of Vitamin D, Omega-3's, Whey Protein & More Warned for Drug Claims (Posted: 02/02/2018)
3.Bones and Packaged "Bone Treats" Dangerous for Dogs (Posted: 11/21/2017)
4.Probiotic for Infants Recalled Due to Potential Choking Hazard (Posted: 09/08/2017)
5.FDA Warns Seller of Probiotic and Omega-3 Supplements for Manufacturing Violations (Posted: 06/07/2017)
6.Xylitol in Supplements Poses Danger for Dogs (Posted: 05/14/2016)
7.Seller of Omega-3, Probiotics & SuperFoods Warned for Manufacturing Violations, Drug Claims (Posted: 05/30/2015)
8.Gluten Found in More Than Half of Popular Probiotic Supplements Tested (Posted: 05/20/2015)
9.Maker of Aloe, Weight Loss Supplements and More Warned for Manufacturing Violations, Drug Claims (Posted: 12/30/2014)
10.Maker of Probiotic Supplement Warned for Manufacturing Violations (Posted: 12/30/2014)
11.Risk of Fungal Infection from Probiotics in People with Weakened Immune System (Posted: 12/10/2014)
12.Probiotic Powder Recalled (Posted: 11/17/2014)
13.Seller of "Nerve", "Cleanse" and Probiotic Supplements Warned for Drug Claims (Posted: 09/05/2014)
14."Superfood" Greens Recalled Due to Salmonella Risk (Posted: 08/04/2014)
15.Maker of Digestive Health Supplement Warned For Manufacturing Violations, Drug Claims (Posted: 02/05/2014)
16.Metagenics Warned For Misbranding of Medical Foods and Drug Claims (Posted: 09/13/2013)
17.Maker of Probiotic, Iron and Folic Acid Supplements Warned For Manufacturing Violations (Posted: 05/03/2013)
18.Probiotic Recalled Due To Undeclared Soy (Posted: 03/21/2013)
19.Maker of Liquid Supplements Warned For Manufacturing Violations and Drug Claims (Posted: 03/15/2013)
20.FDA and FTC Warn: Supplements Cannot Prevent, Treat Or Cure Cold And Flu (Posted: 02/21/2013)
21.Pet Supplement Company Issues Recall Due To Potential Bacterial Contamination (Posted: 02/21/2013)
22.Maker of Probiotic and Sports Drinks Warned For Manufacturing Violations (Posted: 11/21/2012)
23.Maker of Blood Pressure, Probiotic, Resveratrol and Hormonal Supplements Warned For Manufacturing Violations and Drug Claims (Posted: 11/21/2012)
24.Maker of Probiotic Supplement Warned for Manufacturing Violations (Posted: 10/17/2012)
25.Prebiotics Recalled For Salmonella Risk (Posted: 09/07/2012)
26.Children's Probiotics Recalled Due to Potential Salmonella Contamination (Posted: 07/10/2012)
27.FDA Warns Nutrition Center Inc (Nutri-West) of Manufacturing Violations (Posted: 10/05/2011)
28.FDA Seizes Probiotics Over Marketing Claims (Posted: 06/21/2011)
29.Four Probiotic Products in Canada May Pose Serious Health Risks to Those with Milk or Soy Allergies (Posted: 12/26/2010)

News Releases Found:
2018 05/02/2018Best Probiotic Supplements and Kombuchas? -- ConsumerLab Tests 41 Popular Products, Reveals Problems and Top Picks
 02/24/2018Magnesium, Curcumin, and Apple Cider Vinegar Rise in Popularity, While Probiotics Dip and Calcium Continues to Decline in Latest Survey of Supplement Users
2017 02/24/2017Vitamin D Supplements Maintain Top Spot in Popularity, as Probiotics Surpass Multivitamins to #4 Behind Fish Oil and CoQ10 in Latest Survey
2016 12/21/2016Best CoQ10? Tests Popular CoQ10 and Ubiquinol Supplements and Reveals Its Top Picks
 07/29/ Discovers Problems with Most Multivitamins for Dogs and Cats
 02/24/2016Vitamin D Supplements Jump to Top Spot in Popularity, Surpassing Fish Oil, as Probiotics Rise to #5 Spot Behind CoQ10 and Multivitamins in Survey
2015 11/06/2015Some Surprising Results from Tests of 43 Probiotic Supplements and Kefir Drinks
 06/10/ Tests Reveal Best and Worst Magnesium Supplements
 05/05/'s Tests of Digestive Enzyme Supplements Reveal What Labels Don't
 04/28/2015Best Supplements for Bone Health? Finds Products with Multiple Ingredients More Likely to Contain Wrong Amounts
 03/17/2015CoQ10 & Ubiquinol Supplements Vary in Quality, as Well as Dose, Absorption, and Price According to
 03/05/ Shows Chinese Consumers What's Really in Foods and Supplements -- U.S. Testing Company Expands to China, Launches
 02/28/2015Use of Magnesium and Probiotics Rise, Multivitamins and Weight Loss Supplements Fall, According to Survey
2014 02/13/2014Calcium, Vitamin C, and Fish Oil Supplements Drop in Use, Probiotics Rise According to Survey
2013 11/25/2013Many Probiotic Supplements Fall Short on Listed Amounts of Helpful Organisms
 01/31/2013Use of CoQ10, Digestive Enzymes, Probiotics and B Vitamins on the Rise According to Survey
2012 02/09/2012Probiotics grow in popularity but don't always deliver on promises says -- New report provides guidance to consumers
 02/05/2012Fish oil and multivitamins most popular supplements in survey -- Internet most popular place to shop
 01/17/2012Do African mango supplements help with weight loss? investigates the evidence
2011 01/31/2011Vitamin D use increased 52% in past two years according to survey of supplement users -- Fish oil continued to surpass multivitamins as most popular supplement and Internet was most common place to buy supplements
2010 01/31/2010Fish oil becomes most popular dietary supplement in survey; Vitamin D and resveratrol use surge
2009 11/16/ finds many probiotics don't deliver listed ingredients
 08/04/2009Most vitamin E supplements pass testing, but what seems natural may be synthetic according to -- New review of vitamin E supplements, oils, and creams released today
 04/28/200940% of Green Tea and Selenium Products Fail Review of Cancer-Prevention Supplements; Lycopene Supplements Pass
 03/31/ Warns of Problems with Multivitamins and Vitamin Water -- Defects Found in Over 30% of Supplements Selected for Testing; Several Popular Children's Multis Exceed Tolerable Limits
2006 12/12/2006Probiotic supplements grow in popularity but viable bacteria missing in many — cautions consumers to select probiotics carefully and store them properly
 11/17/ responds to vitamin industry claim to be "vindicated" in defamation case
 11/13/2006Tests of "muscle" supplements finds some "weak" products but most contain expected creatine, HMB, or amino acids — Review of muscular enhancement supplements published by
 10/20/ report on CoQ10 supplements finds quality high but large range in suggested dosage
 10/10/2006Care advised with natural cold remedies: finds few products with proper quality and directions — offers advice from tests of echinacea, garlic, ginseng, vitamin C, and zinc supplements
 09/19/2006DHEA supplements, touted for anti-aging and strength, reviewed by — Testing finds one brand with 215% of the labeled amount
 08/15/2006Over 70% of herbal sleep supplements fail tests for quality by — Results for 16 valerian products released today
 08/01/ evaluates cholesterol-lowering supplements — Test results available for over 90 products; Review of nine popular ingredients
 06/22/2006What's in a garlic supplement? Consumerlab finds few brands have it right and many mislead
 05/24/2006Problems persist with ginseng supplements — finds nearly half of products lack ingredient or contaminated
 04/26/ tests cancer-prevention supplements; several contaminated with lead or low in ingredient
— Report available for green tea, selenium, and lycopene supplements
 03/13/ reports on supplements for bone health containing calcium and vitamin D— Results posted for 32 supplements for adults and children; One found contaminated with lead
 02/06/ finds most prostate supplements have correct ingredients, but three fail testing — Results posted for 22 supplements containing saw palmetto and beta-sitosterol
 01/25/2006Sexual enhancement supplements analyzed by
 01/03/2006Tests of memory enhancing supplements by reveals lead in some ginkgo
2005 08/31/ testing of alpha lipoic acid supplements from Japan finds no ingredient in one product; Most others meet claims — Japanese consumers urged to research product quality
2004 12/14/ expands testing to Japan — Testing Organization Expands to Help Japanese Consumers Determine Quality of Health and Nutrition Products
 12/14/ finds Omega-3 fish oil supplements safer than fish but quality varies among brands — Test of 41 Supplements Finds No Mercury or PCB Contamination, But Some Spoiled or Lacking Claimed Oils
2003 01/21/2003Acidophilus" and other probiotic supplements gain in popularity but live bacteria missing in many — releases review online today
2002 12/30/2002Top quality melatonin products identified by — Hormone supplement used to treat sleep disturbances due to jet travel and other causes
 12/10/2002Lupus patients cautioned about hormone supplement — releases DHEA testing results online today
 10/29/2002Enormous variation found in strength of garlic supplements — most popular herb in U.S. — releases results online today
 09/24/2002Problems found with most sexual enhancement supplements evaluated by — Only 9 of 22 products pass independent review
 08/07/ finds some spoilage and inaccuracy among omega-3 and 6 supplements — List released of evening primrose, flaxseed and other GLA/ALA products that passed testing 
 07/16/ finds lead contamination remains a problem for certain mineral supplements — Lead found in iron, magnesium and, most recently, potassium pills
 06/25/ reviews radioprotective Iodine pills in response to terrorist threats — Quality of products is high, but local access is poor
 05/15/ lists magnesium products that passed testing — Some products fail due to excess magnesium and lead contamination


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