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Who's Not Getting Enough Protein? -- (9/28/2019) A recent study among older Americans identified groups that are not getting enough protein. Find out who's not getting enough protein in the What It Does section of the Protein Powders and Drinks Review. Also see our Top Picks among protein products.
Dark Chocolate for Vision Improvement? -- (9/28/2019) Does consuming flavanol-rich dark chocolate improve visual acuity? See what a recent study found in the Vision section of the Cocoas and Dark Chocolates Review. Also see our Top Picks for dark chocolate, cocoa powder, and nibs.
Lead in Turmeric -- (9/24/2019) A new report reveals that in some parts of the world where turmeric is grown, lead is being intentionally added. Find out where and why in the Quality Concerns section of the Turmeric and Curcumin Review. ConsumerLab tests all turmeric root powder products for lead and other heavy metals.
Does Green Tea Prevent Cognitive Decline? -- (9/24/2019) Does drinking green tea reduce the risk of cognitive decline and, if so, how much do you have to drink? A multi-year study addressed this question. See the results in the Memory and Cognition section of the Green Tea Review. Also see our Top Picks for green tea.
Vitamin D Sprays -- (9/24/2019) Are oral vitamin D sprays better than vitamin D capsules? Find out what studies are showing in the Oral Sprays section of the Vitamin D Supplements Review. Also see our Top Picks for vitamin D.
Vitamin B12 & Sleepiness -- (9/21/2019) Vitamin B12 deficiency can cause a range of symptoms and, although rare, excessive daytime sleepiness is among them. Get the details about this, as well as information about other symptoms of B12 deficiency, in the B12 section of the B Vitamins Supplements Review. Also see our Top Pick for vitamin B12.
Probiotic for the Urinary Tract? -- (9/21/2019) Does taking a popular double-strain probiotic reduce the level of pathogenic microbes in the urinary tracts of women? See what a recent study found in the section about Vaginal bacterial infections of the Probiotic Supplements Review. Also see our Top Picks among probiotics.
Ashwagandha for Stress and Anxiety -- (9/17/2019) Can ashwagandha decrease symptoms of anxiety and lower levels of a stress hormone? See what a new study found in the Anxiety, Stress and Insomnia section of the Ashwagandha Supplements Review. Also see our Top Pick for ashwagandha.
Omega-3s for Cognition? -- (9/17/2019) Several studies have attempted to boost cognition and memory in healthy people using omega-3 supplements from fish or krill oil. Find out if they succeeded, including a recent study among adolescents, in the Memory Enhancement in Healthy Individuals section of the Fish Oil Supplements Review. Also see our Top Picks among products.
Fish Oil in Pregnancy? -- (9/17/2019) Several studies have evaluated the effects of taking fish oil during pregnancy, including a recent study seeking a reduction in premature births. Find out if fish oil helps in the During Pregnancy: Effects on Children section of the Fish Oil Supplements Review. Also see our Top Picks for fish oil.
Best Supplement for Depression -- (9/10/2019) Which supplement has the strongest evidence of benefit for treating mental disorders? The answer is a particular form of fish oil to treat depression, according to a new analysis. For details, see the Depression section of the Fish Oil Supplements Review. Also see our Top Picks among products.
Apple Cider Vinegar for Type 2 Diabetes? -- (9/10/2019) Studies have shown that taking apple cider vinegar with or before a meal can reduce the subsequent rise in blood sugar. But does apple cider vinegar improve insulin sensitivity in people with type 2 diabetes? Find out what a recent study showed in the Blood Sugar Control section of the Apple Cider Vinegar Review. Also see our Top Picks for apple cider vinegar.
Ginger for Migraine? -- (9/10/2019) Can ginger reduce the frequency or severity of migraines? See what a new study found in the Migraine section of the Ginger Supplements Review. Also see our Top Picks for ginger supplements.
Probiotic to Trim Belly Fat? -- (9/7/2019) Can a probiotic reduce abdominal fat? See what studies are showing, including the latest surprising results, in the Weight section of the Probiotic Supplements Review. Also see our Top Picks for probiotic supplements.
CBD Missing in Some Products -- (9/7/2019) A class action lawsuit was filed against a popular brand after independent tests showed its products to contain much less CBD than listed. See the Quality Concerns section of the Review for details.
Vegetarian Chondroitin for Knee Pain? -- (9/7/2019) Can "vegetarian" chondroitin reduce knee pain and improve mobility? See what a recent study found in the What It Does section of the Joint Health Supplements Review. Also see our Top Picks for glucosamine and chondroitin supplements.
Collagen for Wrinkles? -- (9/3/2019) A new study put a popular branded collagen ingredient to the test, measuring its effects on collagen content in the skin and on facial wrinkles, including wrinkles around the eyes. See the results in our updated answer to the question: Do collagen or hyaluronic acid supplements really help aging or wrinkled skin?
Curcumin and Crohn's Disease -- (9/3/2019) Can curcumin help prevent recurrence in people with Crohn's disease? See what a recent study found, plus the evidence for curcumin in other conditions, in the What It Does section of the Turmeric and Curcumin Supplements and Spices Review. Also see our Top Picks for turmeric and curcumin supplements and spices.


 

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