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Top-rated Vitamin and Supplement Brands and Merchants for 2022 Based on Consumer Satisfaction
White Plains, New York, February 25, 2022 — Each year, ConsumerLab.com surveys its free e-newsletter subscribers about the vitamins and supplements that they use. The results below are based on 8,049 responses collected in November/December 2021. Respondents gave ratings of hundreds of brands and merchants of which 143 brands and 35 merchants each received at least 90 consumer ratings. Among these popular brands and merchants, those receiving the highest rating on overall consumer satisfaction within their specific market segment are listed below.

Note: These ratings are based on consumer research and not on ConsumerLab's independent tests and reviews of products.

Top-rated Supplement Brands on Overall Consumer Satisfaction

By Sales Channel:
  • Catalog/Internet Brand: Life Extension
  • Discount/Warehouse Brand: Kirkland (Costco)
  • Food/Drug/Mass -- Broad Product Line: Nature Made
  • Food/Drug/Mass -- Narrow Product Line: HPF Cholestene
  • Grocery Store Brand: Trader Darwin (Trader Joe's)
  • Healthcare Practitioner Brand: Designs for Health
  • Health Food Store Brand: Yerba Prima
  • Pharmacy Brand: CVS
  • Vitamin Store Brand: Vitamin Shoppe
  • Canadian Brand: Webber Naturals

By Type of Supplement:
  • Calcium: Citracal
  • CoQ10: Life Extension
  • Joint Health: Kirkland (Costco)
  • Magnesium: Life Extension
  • Melatonin: Natrol
  • Multivitamin: Life Extension
  • Omega-3s: Carlson
  • Probiotic: Garden of Life
  • Vitamin C: Ester-C
  • Vitamin D: Kirkland (Costco)

By Supplement Focus:
  • Apple Cider Vinegar: Bragg
  • Astaxanthin: BioAstin
  • Collagen: Great Lakes Gelatin Co.
  • Mushrooms: Real Mushrooms
  • Red Yeast Rice: HPF Cholestene
  • Sports Nutrition: Optimum Nutrition
  • Vitamin C: Ester-C

Top-rated Supplement Merchants on Overall Consumer Satisfaction

By Sales Channel:
  • Catalog/Internet: Life Extension
  • Grocery Store: Trader Joe's
  • Mass Market: Target
  • Online Multi-Category Retailer: Amazon.com
  • Online Supplement Retailer: Vitacost
  • Pharmacy: Local Pharmacies
  • Practitioner Line Merchant: Healthcare Practitioners' Offices
  • Vitamin Store: The Vitamin Shoppe
  • Warehouse Store: Costco
The comprehensive, 150+ page ConsumerLab.com 2022 Survey of Vitamin and Supplement Users Report analyzes and compares consumers' satisfaction with popular brands of supplements and supplement merchants. The report also examines the use of 205 specific types of supplements and nutritional products. Results are analyzed by respondent age, gender, and level of supplement use. The report is available for purchase. It is not part of a ConsumerLab.com membership. Custom analyses are also available. For more information or to purchase the report, go to https://cdn.consumerlab.com/reports/CLSurveyBrochure2022.pdf or contact Lisa Sabin, Vice President for Business Development, at lisa.sabin@consumerlab.com.

Brands analyzed in report:
21st Century, Advanced Bionutritionals, Align, Alive! by Nature's Way, Allergy Research Group, Amazing Formulas, Amazing Grass, American Health, Ancient Nutrition (Dr. Axe), Barlean's, Bausch & Lomb, Bayer, Besha, Best Naturals, Biotics Research, BioAstin (Nutrex Hawaii), BioTrust, Bluebird Botanicals, Bluebonnet, Bragg, Bronson Labs, Bulk Supplements, Bulletproof, California Gold Nutrition, Caltrate, Carlson, Centrum, Charlotte's Web, Citracal, CocoaVia, Country Life, Culturelle, CVS, Designs for Health, Deva, Doctor's Best, Doterra, Double Wood, Douglas Laboratories, Dr. Mercola, Emergen-C, Enzymatic Therapy, Enzymedica, Equate (Walmart), Ester-C, Florastor, Four Sigmatic, Gaia Herbs, Garden of Life, GNC, Great Lakes Gelatin Co., Gundry MD, Healthy Origins, Herb Pharm, Himalaya Herbal, Host Defense, HPF Cholestene, Innovix Labs, Integrative Therapeutics, Jamieson (Canada), Jarrow, KAL, Kirkland (Costco), Klaire Labs, Kroger, Kyolic, Life Extension, MegaFoods, MegaRed, Member's Mark (Sam's Club), Metagenics, Mountain Rose Herbs, MRM (Metabolic Response Modifers), Myoprotein, Natrol, Natural Factors (Canada), Natural Factors (U.S.), Natural Vitality CALM, Nature Made, Nature's Bounty, Nature's Life, Nature's Plus, Nature's Valley (Savon), Naturelo, Nature's Way, New Chapter, Nordic Naturals, NOW, Nutiva, Nutricology, Nutricost, Nutrigold, One-A-Day, Optimum Nutrition, Oregon's Wild Harvest, Orgain, Organic India, Ortho Molecular, Osteo Bi-Flex, Physician's Choice, Piping Rock, ProCaps (Andrew Lessman), Pure Encapsulations, Puritan's Pride, Quest, Qunol, Rainbow Light, Real Mushrooms, Renew Life, Rite Aid, Roots2 (Vitacost), Sambucol, Schiff, Seeking Health, Solaray, Solgar, Source Naturals, Spectrum, Sports Research, Spring Valley (Walmart), Sprouts, Standard Process, Sundown, Swanson, Synergy (Vitacost), Terry Naturally (Euro Pharma), Thorne Research, Trace Minerals, Trader Darwin (Trader Joe's), Tru Niagen, TruNature (Costco), Twinlab, Up & Up (Target), Vitacost, Vitafusion, Vital Nutrients, Vital Proteins, Vitamin Shoppe, Viva Labs, Walgreens (Finest Naturals), Webber Naturals (Canada), Whole Foods, Yerba Prima, Xymogen, Young Living, Youtheory, and Zhou Nutrition. 

Merchants analyzed in report:
Amazon.com, BJ's, Bulk Supplements, CocoaVia, Costco, CVS, eBay, GNC, Gundry, MD, Healthcare Practitioner's Office, iHerb.com, Kroger, Life Extension, Local Health Food Store, Local Pharmacy, Local Supermarket, LuckyVitamins.com, Mercola.com, Natural Grocers, Piping Rock, Pure Encapsulations, Pure Formulas, Puritan's Pride, Rite Aid, Sam's Club, Sprouts Farmer's Market, Swanson, Target, Thorne Research, Trader Joe's, Vitacost.com, Vitamin Shoppe, Walgreens, Walmart, and Whole Foods.

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