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What are the health benefits of green tea, and is it safe?
ConsumerLab explains green tea's potential health benefits for everything from fighting cancer to helping your heart.
Does microwaving green tea affect the amount of EGCG or other catechins in the tea?
Find out if microwaving green tea affects the amount of catechins, like EGCG, in brewed green tea and the best way to brew green tea. ConsumerLab.com's answer explains.
How significant are the risks to drinking tea from China from heavy metals?
Find out which types of tea from China pose the greatest risk of toxic heavy metal contamination, including green tea.
Should I worry about getting too much fluoride from drinking tea?
Find out if drinking too much green or black tea can cause an excess of fluoride.
Do any supplements help with gum disease or periodontitis?
Supplements for healthy gums may help with gum disease or periodontitis. Learn more about omega fatty acids, lycopene, and probiotics.
Do any supplements naturally suppress appetite and help with weight loss?
Learn which natural ingredients can suppress appetite and find if these natural appetite suppressants help with weight loss.
Does Gynostemma pentaphyllum really work as an AMPK activator and help for diabetes, high cholesterol, or weight loss?
Find out if Gynostemma pentaphyllum ( jiaogulan) works as an AMPK activator and helps to lower blood sugar and treat diabetes. ConsumerLab.com's answer explains.
Can L-theanine help as a sleep aid? Will ConsumerLab.com be testing these supplements?
Learn more about L-theanine and its impact on sleep. Plus, see our test results of popular L-theanine supplements.
Can supplements help me lose weight?
Learn more about weight loss supplements, including our lab test results and product comparisons.
Which supplements should be taken with food?
Find out which supplements should be taken with food, including vitamins A, D, E, and K, fish oil, and CoQ10.
I take warfarin (Coumadin), an anticoagulant drug. Are there supplements I should avoid, or be taking, due to this drug?
Find out which supplements should be avoided when taking blood thinners (anticoagulants) like warfarin (Coumadin), including vitamin K, St. John's wort, and curcumin.
With herbal supplements, what is the difference between root powder and root extract? Does it matter?
Learn more about the different forms of herbal supplements, including aloe, boswellia, ginkgo, green tea, and milk thistle.
Is there a risk of liver toxicity with certain supplements?
Find out if there is risk of liver damage from supplements such as green tea, niacin, red yeast rice and vitamin A.
Can fluoride in toothpaste, mouth rinses or drinking water cause attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children?
Find out if community water fluoridation increases the risk of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children, and learn what the American Dental Association recommends when using fluoride-containing toothpaste and mouth rinses in children.
I read that sterol supplements to lower cholesterol like CholestOff can block the absorption of vitamins. Is that true?
Find out if CholestOff and other sterol supplements can block vitamin absorption in the body and other safety concerns.
Have you evaluated a multivitamin by Vita Logic called Daily Extra?
Information about the multivitamin Daily Extra from Vita Logic, including nutrient content.
How much caffeine is really in dark chocolate bars?
Just how much caffeine is really in chocolate bars? Get our test results on the caffeine content in dark chocolate and cocoa powder.
I've heard that grapefruit juice can interact with medications because it inhibits an enzyme that breaks down drugs in the body. Do any supplements interact the same way with drugs?
CYP3A4 inhibitors, such as grapefruit, can interact with certain medications by inhibiting the liver enzyme that metabolizes many drugs. ConsumerLab.com's answer explains.
Are supplements which claim increased absorption or improved bioavailability telling the truth? Is it worth paying more for these? Are there concerns?
Learn more about bioavailability enhancers, including emulsifiers and enzyme inhibitors.
How much should I expect to pay for supplements? Are higher-priced supplements any better than low-priced brands?
Learn about the cost of supplements. Info including the best pricing on fish oil, CoQ10, vitamins C & D, magnesium, and calcium.
Is it dangerous to use certain herbals, vitamins, or other dietary supplements when breastfeeding?
Find out which supplements should be avoided when breastfeeding, including medicinal herbs, soy, and flaxseed.
I take levothyroxine (Synthroid), a thyroid hormone to treat hypothyroidism. Are there supplements I should avoid, or be taking, due to this drug?
Is taking certain supplements and hypothyroidism medications bad? Learn which supplements can interact with thyroid hormone medications like levothyroxine (Synthroid), thyroid hormone levels, and laboratory tests.
What is Protandim and does it really work?
What is Protandim and does it really work? Can Protandim reduce oxidative stress? ConsumerLab's answers discusses Protandim's effectiveness, reviews and studies.
I've heard that rice has high levels of arsenic. Does that mean rice bran oil does too?
Find out if rice bran oil can contain high levels of arsenic like whole rice and other rice products do.
Does tea tree oil work for getting rid of athlete's foot?
Learn more about tea tree oil and its effects on foot fungus (known as athlete’s foot, tinea pedis, or “ringworm” due to the lesion that can occur) and how it can be as effective as some, but not all, over-the-counter antifungal treatments. ConsumerLab explains.
Which dietary supplements and health foods contain high levels of lead?
Information about lead and heavy metals in vitamins, supplements and foods. Information on the adverse effects of lead.
Do any supplements help relieve stress?
Are there actually supplements for stress relief and panic attacks? Learn more about holy basil, fish oil, L-theanine, and ginseng.
Which supplements help reduce the risk of colorectal cancer?
Find out which supplements may reduce the risk of colorectal cancer, including folate, fiber, selenium, and vitamin D.
Can castor oil eye drops improve or dissolve cataracts? Is castor oil or tea tree oil helpful for other eye conditions such as blepharitis or dry eye?
Can castor oil eye drops help cataracts and glaucoma? Find out if caster oil eye drops are safe to use, and if they help for other conditions. ConsumerLab.com's answer explains.
Is Spirulina safe? I heard that it can contain toxins, such as BMAA and microcystin toxin.
Is Spirulina safe? Find out if Spirulina contains toxins like BMAA and microcystin toxin.
Recalls & Warnings (81)
Maker of Hoodia and Green Tea Products to Pay $2.65 Million Settlement for Unfair Business Practices
Seller of Sexual Enhancement Supplement and Tea Drink Warned for Drug Ingredients and Drug Claims
Brewable Tea and Tea Supplement Company Warned For Manufacturing Violations and Drug Claims
Seller of Green Tea, Prostate, Pain Supplements and More Warned for Manufacturing Violations and Drug Claims
Manufacturer of Green Tea, Vitamin E, Omega-3 and Cranberry Supplements Warned For Manufacturing Violations, Misbranding and Drug Claims
FDA Warns Seller of Arthritis, Blood Pressure, Diabetes Supplements For Making Drug Claims
Some Supplements May Cause or Exacerbate Heart Failure (Includes vitamin E and many herbs)
Weight Loss and Cleanse Supplements Contain Adulterated and Improperly Labeled Ingredients, FDA Warns
FDA Warns Maker of Weight Loss and Whey Protein Supplements For Manufacturing Violations and Misbranding
Sellers of Popular Weight Loss Supplements Pay $25 Million Over FTC Allegations of Deceptive Advertising
Clinical Updates (48)
Does Green Tea Improve Memory?
Green Tea and Breast Cancer Risk
Green Tea and Ovarian Cancer
Green Tea for Weight Control?
Is Expired Green Tea Safe?
Green Tea and Liver Toxicity
Are Green Tea Pills Safe?
Green Tea May Inhibit Starch Absorption
Green Tea and Breast Cancer
Green Tea "Blocks" Beta-Blocker
If you take a beta-blocker (which includes the popular drugs metoprolol (Lopressor, Toprol) and propranolol (Inderal)), be aware that chromium and CoQ10 may offer benefits.