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Is Plant-Based Calcium Better?

March 01, 2024
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Is calcium from algae (as in Aquamin and AlgaeCal) better than other forms of calcium? Find out in the ConsumerTips section of our Calcium Supplements Review. Also see our Top Picks among calcium supplements.

Loss of Minerals with Reverse Osmosis

March 01, 2024
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Reverse osmosis water filtration depletes water of minerals. Is it necessary to add minerals back? Find out in our article about reducing exposure to PFAS, which includes our Top Pick countertop reverse osmosis filter.

Also see our Water Pitcher Filters Review.

Sweeteners and Bladder Pain

March 01, 2024
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If you suffer from bladder pain, find out which sweeteners have been associated with increased pain in our article about sugar substitutes. Also see our Top Picks among sugar substitutes.

Heart Concern With High Protein?

March 01, 2024
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Too much protein from a single meal might pose cardiovascular risk according to a preliminary study. For details, see the Concerns and Cautions section of our Protein Powders and Shakes Review, which includes our Top Picks among protein products.

Leaky Pills

March 01, 2024
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A problem with a popular vision supplement was reported by a CL member and there have been similar reports from other customers. For details, see the Vision Supplements Review.

Berkey Filter Replacement?

March 01, 2024
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With Berkey water filters no longer being sold, how do replacement filters compare (such as those from Boroux, Kainasch, and ProPure)? Find out in our Water Filter Pitchers Review.

Bleeding Gums: New Mouthwash Top Pick

March 01, 2024
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Poor Quality "Memory Supplements" Sold on Amazon

February 27, 2024
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Recent tests showed that most galantamine “memory” products purchased on Amazon did not contain anywhere near the amounts listed on labels. See the details in our answer to the question: Do any supplements, foods or lifestyle modifications help with brain function, like memory and cognition?

Matcha Green Tea

February 27, 2024
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We recently announced our Top Pick for "ceremonial" matcha in our Green Tea Review. A CL member asked if we’ve tested "culinary matcha." Although we did not this year, we did in 2021 and we have added those results to the current report.

Melatonin After Surgery?

February 27, 2024
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Does taking melatonin improve sleep among people who’ve just had surgery? Find out what a recent study showed in the Before and After Medical Procedures section of our Melatonin Supplements Review. Also see our Top Picks for melatonin.