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In this comprehensive review, you'll discover:
- Which boron supplements failed our tests and which ones passed
- CL's Top Picks among boron-only and boron combination supplements (those containing calcium, magnesium, vitamin D and/or vitamin K) based on form, quality and dose
- The different forms of boron sold in supplements, including boron citrate, boron glycinate, boron aspartate, calcium fructoborate, borax and boric acid
- Which foods are a good source of boron
- What boron is and if you need to take a boron supplement
- The evidence for and against using boron supplements for bone health, osteoporosis, osteoarthritis and joint pain and more
- Safety and side-effects of boron supplements
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