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Product Review

Cranberry Juices and Supplements Review

CL's Tests Show Which Cranberry Juices and Supplements Are Best and Cost the Least

Product Review

Aloe Juices, Gels, and Supplements Review

How Much Aloe is Really in Aloe Products? Find Out and See Our Top Picks.

CL Answer

Can beetroot juice improve my workout performance?

Find out if beetroot juice can help improve exercise endurance or performance, how it works, the clinical evidence, and cautions..'s answer explains.

Beetroot juice and exercise performance - glass of beetroot juice

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Can beetroot juice or supplements lower blood pressure or improve exercise performance, and are they safe?

Learn more about beetroot juice and beetroot supplements and if beetroot can really help lower blood pressure.

Beetroot Juice for Lowering Blood Pressure? -- Glass of beetroot juice and blood pressure monitor

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Can lemon juice, lemonade, or other juices reduce my chances of getting kidney stones?

Information about lemon juice, lemonade, orange juice, cranberry juice and other juices for increasing urinary citrate and reducing the risk of kidney stones.

Lemon juice for kidney stones? -- glass of lemon juice and lemons

News Release


How Much Aloe Is Really in Aloe Products? ConsumerLab Tests Show Some Products Contain None

White Plains, New York, December 15, 2021 — Recent ConsumerLab tests of popular aloe juices, gels and supplements sold in the U.S. found substantial amounts of aloe in some products, while others contained very little.

News Release


Best Cranberry Juices and Supplements for Urinary Tract Infections

White Plains, New York, July 9, 2021 — Recent ConsumerLab tests of popular cranberry juices and supplements revealed that some products contained substantial amounts of key cranberry compounds that may help reduce the risk of urinary tract infections (UTIs), while others contained only small ...

News Release


Only 50% of Aloe Products Pass Tests

White Plains, New York, February 19, 2015 — "Choose aloe products carefully," cautions president Tod Cooperman, M.D. after recent tests found only five of 10 aloe pills, gels and drinks selected for review to contain what the company expected based on labels.

Recalls & Warnings


FDA Finds Problems at 52% of Supplement Manufacturing Sites in U.S. and 42% Abroad has obtained results of the FDA's inspections in Fiscal Year 2019 (October 1, 2018 - September 30, 2019) of 598 dietary supplement manufacturing facilities in the U.S.

Recalls & Warnings


Protein Supplement Maker Fails FDA Audit -- Many Products Affected

The FDA sent a Warning Letter (dated April 2, 2012) to Theta Brothers Sports Nutrition, Inc. regarding numerous violations of good manufacturing practices at its Lakewood, New Jersey facility.

Recalls & Warnings


FDA Cracks Down on Violators of Supplement Manufacturing Rules

In February and March 2011, the U.S. FDA posted Warning Letters sent, respectively, to a distributor of dietary supplements and a supplement manufacturer for violations of current Good Manufacturing (GMP) rules.

Recalls & Warnings


FDA Finds Problems at 58% of Supplement Manufacturing Sites in U.S. and Abroad has obtained results of the FDA's inspections in Fiscal Year 2015 (ending September 30) of 483 dietary supplement manufacturing facilities, showing that most -- 58.2% -- received letters indicating noncompliance with current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs).