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B Vitamin Supplements Review (B Complexes, B6, B12, Biotin, Folate, Niacin, Riboflavin & More)

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1.Do biotin supplements really improve hair and nails?
2.Can vitamin supplements strengthen brittle nails?
3.Do Sugar Bear Hair Vitamins make hair shine, nails stronger, and help both to grow? They taste good but are super expensive.
4.Does CoQ10 reduce wrinkles, increase skin elasticity, or tighten the skin? Are there any other supplements that can help?
5.Do collagen or hyaluronic acid supplements really help aging or wrinkled skin?
6.Do any supplements help for hair loss?
7.Can bloodroot or "black salve" treat skin cancer? Is it safe?
8.What are phytoceramides? Do phytoceramide supplements really work to improve aging skin?
9.What is BioSil? Can it really increase collagen production and strengthen hair, skin, nails and bones?
10.I am female and just purchased a saw palmetto supplement for hair loss. However, it says on the bottle that it is only for use by men. Is it really unsafe for women? Lots of sites suggest its use, but I'm fearful of trying it now.
11.Can taking too much vitamin B-12 be dangerous? The label on my B-complex states it contains 50,000% of the Daily Value!  (in Comments)
12.What is the difference between cysteine and cystine?
13.Do zinc supplements contain lead?  (in Comments)
14.Do any supplements help prevent sunburn or skin damage from sun exposure?
15.Which supplements help with erectile dysfunction?  (in Comments)
16.Is there cause for concern with "gummy vitamins?" There are many different gummies out there. Are some better than others?  (in Comments)
17.Which supplements are best for seasonal allergies?  (in Comments)
18.Can beetroot juice or supplements help lower my blood pressure?  (in Comments)
19.What is CELLFOOD and is it a healthy supplement?  (in Comments)
20.Which vitamins and supplements are good for acne, and are there any that make it worse?
21.Does collagen taken as a supplement help with arthritis? I'm seeing it in products for joint health.  (in Comments)
22.What are the health benefits of dark chocolate?
23.Can eating almonds reduce wrinkles?
24.I take levothyroxine (Synthroid), a thyroid hormone to treat hypothyroidism. Are there supplements I should avoid, or be taking, due to this drug?
25.Which oils can help lower my cholesterol and risk of heart attack? How are coconut oil, olive oil, and fish oil for example?  (in Comments)
26.Is there evidence that d-limonene can help fight cancer?
27.Does heat kill coronavirus (COVID-19)? Can it disinfect face masks and packages?  (in Comments)
28.How does bone broth protein compare to other types of protein?
29.Is it possible to get too much vitamin D?  (in Comments)
30.Is it true that iodine can cause acne or other skin problems?
31.What are the side effects of curcumin and turmeric?  (in Comments)
32.What are the symptoms of vitamin B6 deficiency?
33.What is Lutigold Lutein? And why is the capsule of one brand of lutein so much larger than that of another brand, if the amount of lutein on the label is the same?  (in Comments)
34.What is serrapeptase and does it work?  (in Comments)
35.How much bone broth do I need to consume in order to get a benefit?
36.How can I get tested for the coronavirus? Can I get a home-test for COVID-19? Which are the best tests? Are any tests free?
37.What is monolaurin? Can it really prevent colds, cold sores, or other infections?
38.Which foods are a good source of B vitamins?
39.How much resveratrol is in wine? Is it enough to have a benefit?  (in Comments)
40.Is ingesting colloidal silver helpful for any condition and is it safe to use? I'm seeing it promoted for many applications.
41.Are the "% DV" numbers on vitamin supplement labels really based on what I need?
42.Do UV light sanitizing wands and boxes kill coronavirus (COVID-19)?
43.Does Prevagen really improve memory?  (in Comments)
44.Do any supplements help prevent or reduce eye floaters?
45.I would like to try gotu kola for varicose veins but I've heard it's not safe to take. Is that true?
46.I spend a lot of time in the sun, especially in the summer. Does this mean my vitamin D levels could get too high?
47.I thought resveratrol came from red wine or grape skins - what is the "Polygonum cuspidatum" I see listed on my supplement?
48.My HDL (good) cholesterol level is low. Should I take niacin to raise my HDLs?
49.What are the signs of iron deficiency anemia?
50.What are the symptoms of vitamin D deficiency?
51.Can taking CoQ10 affect my thyroid levels or interact with my thyroid medication?
52.I thought the B vitamins were all water soluble and did not build up in the body, so you would not build up toxic levels. Am I wrong?
53.What are the symptoms of B12 deficiency?
54.Are there any supplements I should avoid when taking aspirin or ibuprofen?  (in Comments)
55.Are there side effects from collagen supplements?
56.Do vitamin patches, such as for B12 or multivitamins, really work? How about those from PatchMD?
57.Is it true that protein can strain the kidneys as you get older?  (in Comments)
58.Do diamine oxidase (DAO) supplements for histamine intolerance really work?
59.Is there a risk of liver toxicity with certain supplements?
60.What is inositol hexaphosphate (IP6)? Can it really prevent or treat cancer?
61.Is it dangerous to use certain herbals, vitamins, or other dietary supplements when breastfeeding?
62.Does tea tree oil work for getting rid of athlete's foot?
63.What B-vitamin complex do you recommend for older people?
64.Can taking too much vitamin B-6 be dangerous? The label on my multivitamin states it contains 2000% of the Daily Value!
65.Do magnesium creams, sprays and oils help with muscle pain and cramps? How about supplements?
66.Does Alpha Brain really improve memory, focus and cognition?
67.What are the benefits of grape seed extract?
68.What are the best supplements for depression and anxiety?
69.What are the health benefits of bone broth, and which bone broth is the best?
70.What are the health benefits of coconut oil and medium chain triglycerides, such as those used in Bulletproof Coffee?
71.What are the side effects of glucosamine and chondroitin?
72.What are the side effects of magnesium supplements?
73.What is vitamin B12 and how much do I need?
74.Which supplements help with Raynaud's phenomenon?
75.Why is beta-carotene still an ingredient in some supplements? Isn't it dangerous?
76.I'm taking Lumiday, a supplement to improve mood. It seems to help me but is it safe?
77.What are the benefits of calcium-d-glucarate?
78.What supplements should I stop taking before surgery?
79.Are cranberry supplements helpful for men? Can they help with symptoms of an enlarged prostate, prostatitis, or urinary tract infections?
80.Do any supplements reduce side of effects of chemotherapy?
81.Does Restore (Bionic Sciences LLC) really improve gut health? What is in Restore?
82.I have IBS and don't want to take medication if I can help it. I've heard that peppermint works for IBS, but is there good research to support this?
83.I read that famotidine (Pepcid) may help treat COVID-19. Is this true? Are there risks with taking famotidine?
84.I'm interested in using Himalayan salt. What are the health benefits with it and other specialty salts? Are there contaminants in these salts?
85.Is it better to get vitamins from foods or supplements, and are natural vitamins better than synthetic vitamins?
86.What is shilajit? Does it have any proven health benefits, and is heavy metal contamination a concern?


Clinical Updates Found:
2020 Fish Collagen Allergy (06/27/2020)
Fish Collagen Allergy
Be aware that some people may be allergic to fish collagen even if they don't respond to common fish allergy tests, according to a recent study. Get the details in the Concerns and Cautions section of the Collagen Supplements Review. Also see our Top Picks for collagen supplements for skin and for joints.
 Collagen for the Skin (03/28/2020)
Collagen for the Skin
Supplementing with collagen to improve aging skin is popular, but does it work? The latest study with collagen used a higher dose than other studies, but is a higher dose better? Find out in the What It Does section of the Collagen Supplements Review. Also see our Top Picks for collagen for wrinkles and for osteoarthritis.
 Biotin May Skew Many Blood Tests (02/29/2020)
Biotin May Skew Many Blood Tests
If you take a high-dose biotin supplement, be aware of the growing list of blood tests with which it may interfere. See the latest information in the Biotin section of the B Vitamin Supplements Review.
 Collagen for Sun Damaged Skin? (02/15/2020)
Collagen for Sun Damaged Skin?
A study suggests that fish-derived collagen can improve sun-damaged skin. For details, including dosage, see the What It Does section of the Collagen Supplements Review. Also see our Top Picks for collagen.
 Vitamin D for Hives (02/08/2020)
Vitamin D for Hives
If you suffer from chronic hives (or chronic urticaria) and are deficient in vitamin D, taking vitamin D may be helpful, according to a new study. (Vitamin D may also be helpful for other skin conditions such as eczema and psoriasis.) Get the details in the What It Does section of the Vitamin D Supplements Review. Also see our Top Picks for vitamin D.
 Eggshell Membrane for Hair, Skin, Nails? (01/07/2020)
Eggshell Membrane for Hair, Skin, Nails?
Does supplementing with eggshell membrane (which contains collagen and elastin) improve hair, skin, or nails? See what a recent study found in the What It Does section of the Collagen Supplements Review. Also see our Top Picks among collagen supplements.
2019 Collagen for Wrinkles? (09/03/2019)
Collagen for Wrinkles?
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?
 Vitamin A and Skin Cancer (08/06/2019)
Vitamin A and Skin Cancer
A study showed that people with higher intakes of vitamin A have a lower risk of developing squamous cell cancer of the skin. Does mean that taking a vitamin A supplement will help? Find out in the What It Does section of the Vitamin A Supplements Review, where we also discuss the risk of melanoma. (Also see our Top Picks for vitamin A supplements.)
 Apple Cider Vinegar for Eczema? (07/23/2019)
Apple Cider Vinegar for Eczema?
A study recently tested whether soaking skin in diluted apple cider vinegar would improve skin integrity in people with eczema (atopic dermatitis). See the results in the What It Does section of Apple Cider Vinegar Review. Also see our Top Picks among the products we've tested.
 Phytoceramides for Aging Skin? (05/18/2019)
Phytoceramides for Aging Skin?
Can phytoceramide supplements reduce wrinkles and improve the appearance of aging skin? See what a recent study found in our updated answer to the question: What are phytoceramides? Do phytoceramide supplements really work to improve aging skin?
 Vitamin D and Sunscreen (05/15/2019)
Vitamin D and Sunscreen
Is it possible to protect your skin from sunburn but still produce vitamin D? See what a recent study found in the Getting vitamin D from sunlight section of the Vitamin D Supplements Review. Also see our Top Picks for vitamin D.
2018 Astaxanthin for Sun Protection? (07/01/2018)
Astaxanthin for Sun Protection?
Can taking an astaxanthin supplement improve the appearance of the skin or protect it from UV damage? See what a new study found in the What It Does section of the Astaxanthin Supplements Review. (Also see our Top Picks among astaxanthin supplements.)
 Berberine Side Effect (06/05/2018)
Berberine Side Effect
Supplements that contain berberine (a compound extracted from goldenseal) can cause a range of side effects, in addition to drug interactions. It was recently reported that berberine can cause a rare, but severe, skin reaction. Learn more in the Concerns and Cautions section of the Berberine and Goldenseal Supplements Review. Also see our Top Pick among products in this category.
 Hair & Nail Supplements Can Skew Lab Tests (05/22/2018)
Hair & Nail Supplements Can Skew Lab Tests
There are reports of high-dose biotin (common in "hair and nail" supplements) causing false readings on blood tests. Be sure to tell your doctor if you're taking high-dose biotin. Get the details in the Biotin section of the B Vitamin Supplements Review.
2017 Probiotic for Dermatitis (12/19/2017)
Probiotic for Dermatitis
Atopic dermatitis is a recurrent, itchy inflammation of the skin. Taking a daily probiotic mixture was found to significantly reduce symptoms and the need for topical steroids in children with atopic dermatitis. Details are in the "What It Does" section of the Probiotic Supplements Review >>
 Skin Rash from Ginkgo (12/12/2017)
Skin Rash from Ginkgo
Although not common, be aware that skin reactions have been reported from taking Ginkgo biloba. The most recent report involved a young man who experienced symptoms the same day he began taking a popular ginkgo supplement. See the details in the "Concerns and Cautions" section of the Ginkgo Supplements Review >>
 Biotin Interference With Vitamin D Test (12/05/2017)
Biotin Interference With Vitamin D Test
Last week we reported that high doses of biotin (found in B complexes and hair and nail supplements) can interfere with certain blood tests. A study recently showed that biotin can also artificially inflate a test for vitamin D. Get the details in the "Biotin" section of the B Vitamin Supplements Review >>
 Growing Concern with Biotin Causing False Lab Results (11/28/2017)
Growing Concern with Biotin Causing False Lab Results
Biotin (a B vitamin found in B-complex and hair and nail supplements) can interfere with laboratory results resulting in the missed diagnosis or misdiagnosis of cardiovascular and hormonal conditions, such as Graves' disease (a form of hyperthyroidism). Physicians and lab personnel may be unaware of this interference. For details, see the "Biotin" section of the B Vitamins Review >>
 Magnesium Cream? (08/06/2017)
Magnesium Cream?
Is rubbing a cream into your skin a good way to get magnesium? We reviewed several studies of magnesium creams or sprays, including one just recently published. See what we found in the "What It Does" section of the Magnesium Supplements Review -- which includes our Top Picks among magnesium supplements.
 Warning: Biotin Can Affect Thyroid Tests (06/20/2017)
Warning: Biotin Can Affect Thyroid Tests
Vitamins that contain megadoses of biotin (vitamin B7) can affect thyroid tests, according to recent studies. This can lead to an incorrect diagnosis of hyperthyroidism and improper treatment. See the "Biotin" section of the B Vitamin Supplements Review >>
 Niacin & Skin Cancer (04/19/2017)
Niacin & Skin Cancer
People who don't get enough niacin each day may be able to lower their risk of developing squamous cell skin cancer by getting a bit more niacin from their food or supplements suggests a recent analysis. However, this doesn't mean you should overdo it. For details, see the "Niacin" section of the B Vitamin Supplements Review. You can also find foods high in niacin using the food table in the report.
 Vitamin E/Selenium & Alzheimer's (03/29/2017)
Vitamin E/Selenium & Alzheimer's
A long-term study among men in the U.S. found that giving high doses of vitamin E and/or selenium did not significantly affect their risk of developing dementia. The study was part of a larger study which found that these supplements increased the risk of prostate cancer, type 2 diabetes, hair loss, and dermatitis. For details, see the "Alzheimer's disease/dementia" section of the Selenium Supplements Review >>
 Problem With Aloe Gel (03/21/2017)
Problem With Aloe Gel
We received a report from a consumer who used a popular aloe gel on her hair, with disastrous results. The product had failed our tests for aloe and listed as "Not Approved" in our Review. For details, see the Updates near the top of the Aloe Liquids, Gels and Supplements Review >>
2016 Niagen Form of Niacin May Cause Flushing (10/11/2016)
Niagen Form of Niacin May Cause Flushing
Niacin is known to cause flushing (redness) and skin tingling at moderate doses. Other forms of niacin are said cause less flushing. One of these is Niagen. However, results of a recently published study suggest that it can cause flushing and "hotness" after just a single dose. More details are in the "Niacin" section of the B Vitamin Supplements Review >>
 CoQ10 for Wrinkles (09/11/2016)
CoQ10 for Wrinkles
Taking a daily dose of CoQ10 may help to reduce facial wrinkles in older women, according to a preliminary study. Get the details and learn more about CoQ10 supplements in the "What It Does" section of the CoQ10 Supplements Review >>
 Biotin Caution (08/20/2016)
Biotin Caution
Very high-doses of biotin (vitamin B-7) can cause misleading laboratory results and lead to unnecessary antithyroid treatment, according to a new report. For details, see the Biotin section of the B Vitamins Supplements Review >>
 NAC Reduces Compulsive Picking (03/26/2016)
NAC Reduces Compulsive Picking
A number of studies have shown that N-acetyl cysteine (NAC), a supplement with wide variety of uses, may also reduce compulsive behaviors. The most recent study showed significant improvement in adults with skin picking disorder. Details about this and other studies with NAC, and our ratings of NAC supplements, are found in the N-Acetyl Cysteine Supplements Review >>
2015 Melatonin for Itchy Skin (11/29/2015)
Melatonin for Itchy Skin
Atopic dermatitis is an itchy inflammation of the skin, affecting up to 10% of adults and 30% of children. A recent study in children and adolescents with atopic dermatitis found that taking melatonin modestly reduced symptoms and, not surprisingly, reduced the time needed to fall asleep. For details about this and other uses of melatonin, as well our reviews of available melatonin supplements (including several similar to the one studied), see the Melatonin Supplements Review >>
 Cocoa for Wrinkles? (11/24/2015)
Cocoa for Wrinkles?
A study in older women found that drinking a high-flavanol cocoa drink each day increased skin elasticity. And while wrinkles deepened among those drinking a placebo, they stayed stable in the cocoa-drinking group. For details about the amount of cocoa consumed (and its flavanol content), as well as our tests of flavanols (and contaminants) in popular cocoa powders and chocolates, see the Cocoa Powders, Dark Chocolate, Extracts, Nibs, & Supplements Review >>
 Niacin Helps Prevent Skin Cancers (10/24/2015)
Niacin Helps Prevent Skin Cancers
A study published this week showed that taking a form of niacin daily significantly lowered the rate of new basal-cell and squamous-cell skin cancers in patients with a history of such cancers. For details about the supplement and dose, see the B Vitamins Review >>
 Niacin Reduces Skin Cancer (05/16/2015)
Niacin Reduces Skin Cancer
A recent study suggests that high-dose niacin (vitamin B-3) may reduce the risk of developing certain types of skin cancer. A closer look at the study, however, raises questions about its relevance to people in North America. Get the details, as well as more information about niacin and our product test results & comparisons, in the B Vitamin Supplements Review >> 


Recent Recalls and Warnings Found:
1.Seller of Hand Sanitizer "Alternative" Warned for Coronavirus Claims (07/10/2020)
2.All Clean Hand Sanitizer Recalled (07/07/2020)
3.FDA Warns Five More Hand Sanitizers May Contain Toxic Ingredient (07/06/2020)
4.Hand Sanitizer That May Contain Toxic Ingredient is Recalled (06/27/2020)
5.Nine Hand Sanitizers May Contain Toxic Ingredient That Can Cause Serious Illness or Death (06/23/2020)
6.FTC Sends Refund Checks to Consumers of Deceptive "Free Trial" Scheme (06/23/2020)
7.North Isle Wellness Center Warned for Coronavirus Claims (06/23/2020)
8.FDA Warns Four Companies for Unsafe "Homeopathic" Injectables (06/16/2020)
9.Seller of Silver and Vitamin C Lozenges & More Warned for Coronavirus Claims (06/05/2020)
10.FTC Halts Deceptive Supplements & Cosmetics "Free Trial" Scheme (05/12/2020)
11.Seller of Botanical and CBD Oil Patches Warned for Coronavirus Claims (05/02/2020)
12.Seller of Vitamin D, MSM, Selenium & More Warned for Drug Claims (04/17/2020)
13.Teami Tea Settles Charges of Unproven Claims and Deceptive Celebrity Endorsements (04/14/2020)
14.Company Failed to Report Adverse Events Associated With Its Nutrition Shakes (02/26/2020)
15.Biotin Supplements Can Cause False Lab Test Results (11/09/2019)
16.FDA Issues Strong Warnings to Sellers of CBD (04/02/2019)
17.FDA Calls Promotion of Nyloxin Homeopathic Products for Pain a "Health Fraud Scam" (03/19/2019)
18.Herbal Skin Remedy Recalled, Can Cause Serious Injury (02/09/2019)
19.Seller of 5-HTP, Potassium & More Warned for Manufacturing Violations (12/01/2018)
20.Pharmaceutical Drugs Found In Dietary Supplements Pose Danger to Consumers (10/13/2018)
21.Homeopathic Oral Sprays Recalled Due to Possible Bacterial Contamination (09/08/2018)
22.FDA Warns Seller of Cough Suppressant & Grape Seed Supplements (06/02/2018)
23.FDA Warns Companies Selling "Sun Protection" Supplements (05/22/2018)
24.FDA Warns Seller of Echinacea, Iron, Aloe Supplements & More for Manufacturing Violations (04/17/2018)
25.Warning to D-Limonene, Vitamin C Seller (02/10/2018)
26.Bulletproof Collagen Protein Recalled (01/25/2018)
27.Health Canada Calls for Stronger Warnings of Liver Risk on Green Tea Extract Products (11/21/2017)
28.FDA Warns Seller of Arthritis, Blood Pressure, Diabetes Supplements For Making Drug Claims (10/18/2017)
29.FDA Warns Seller of Acai, Garcinia & More for Drug Claims (08/01/2017)

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1.More Bodybuilding Supplements Recalled (07/12/2017)
2.Bodybuilding Supplements Containing Steroid-Like Substances Recalled (07/10/2017)
3.Beware of Bodybuilding Supplements, FDA Warns (06/20/2017)
4.Seller of Herbal Supplements Warned for Manufacturing Violations, Drug Claims (06/06/2017)
5.Maker of Collagen Supplement Warned for Manufacturing Violations (05/30/2017)
6.Vegetarian Protein Drink Recalled Due to Undeclared Milk (01/31/2017)
7.FDA Testing Confirms Elevated Levels of Belladonna in Some Homeopathic Teething Products (01/28/2017)
8.Seller of 5-HTP, Chromium, Curcumin and More Warned for Drug Claims (12/21/2016)
9.Bentonite Clay Promoted for "Detoxification" Contaminated With Lead (11/29/2016)
10.Energy Drink Linked to Case of Acute Hepatitis (11/04/2016)
11.No Evidence Supplement Can Reverse or Prevent Gray Hair, Says FTC (10/01/2016)
12.Homeopathic Teething Tablets and Gels May Pose Danger, FDA Warns (10/01/2016)
13.U.S. Marshals Seize $150,00 Worth of Kratom (08/05/2016)
14.St. John's Wort Supplements Recalled (02/09/2016)
15.Seller of Turmeric, Milk Thistle and More Warned for Manufacturing Violations, Drug Claims (02/06/2016)
16.Over $400,000 Worth of Kratom Supplements Seized by U.S. Marshals (01/12/2016)
17.Seller of "NaturalDoctor" Vitamin C, Echinacea and More Warned for Manufacturing Violations (11/07/2015)
18.Imported Supplements Can Be Dangerous, FDA Warns (10/21/2015)
19.Undeclared Drugs Found In Male Enhancement Supplements (07/01/2015)
20.Skin Measurement Device Used to Select Nutritional Supplements Not Approved for This Use, FDA Warns (05/26/2015)
21.Supplements to Eliminate Gray Hair Not Supported by Science, Says FTC (05/20/2015)
22.FTC Mails Refund Checks to Nopalea Consumers (05/16/2015)
23.Seller of Herbal Extracts Warned for Manufacturing Violations, Drug Claims (11/28/2014)
24.Seller of Silver Supplement Warned for Claiming to Treat Ebola and Other Viruses (11/21/2014)
25.Seller of Diabetes, Prostate Supplements and More Warned for Manufacturing Violations, Drug Claims (11/21/2014)
26.Probiotic Powder Recalled (11/17/2014)
27.Seller of Cholesterol, Arthritis Supplements and More Warned for Drug Claims (11/06/2014)
28.Seller of Green Tea, Prostate, Pain Supplements and More Warned for Manufacturing Violations and Drug Claims (10/03/2014)
29.U.S. Marshals Seize $5 Million Worth of Kratom (09/30/2014)
30.Three Weight Loss Supplements Found to Contain Drugs (09/13/2014)
31.Seller of Joint Pain Supplement Warned for Drug Claims (09/10/2014)
32.Seller of "Nerve", "Cleanse" and Probiotic Supplements Warned for Drug Claims (09/05/2014)
33.Marketers of Nopal Cactus Drink Settle FTC Charges of Deceptive Claims (07/26/2014)
34.Sellers of "Cancer" Supplements Warned for Drug Claims (05/31/2014)
35.Maker of Mood, Smoking Cessation Supplements and More Warned for Violations, Drug Claims (05/14/2014)
36.Seller of Aloe, Thyroid and Other Supplements Warned for Manufacturing Violations and Drug Claims (04/16/2014)
37.Weight Loss Supplements Found To Contain Prescription Antidepressant and Other Drugs (04/16/2014)
38.Products Containing Kratom Recalled Following FDA Import Alert (03/21/2014)
39."Stem Cell" Supplement Recalled Due to Allergen Risk (01/21/2014)
40.Marketers of "Genetically Customized" Supplements Settle FTC Charges of Deceptive Health Claims (01/09/2014)
41.Four Companies Settle FTC Charges of Deceptive Weight Loss Claims (01/09/2014)
42.Use of Chinese Supplement Linked to Rare But Serious Condition (10/09/2013)
43.UK Warns Against a Weight Loss Supplement Still Available to Americans (08/22/2013)
44.Ginkgo, Milk Thistle, Cleanse and Nopal Supplement Maker Warned For Manufacturing Violations, Drug Claims (08/16/2013)
45.Vitamin B, Vitamin C and Multimineral Supplements Recalled Due To Anabolic Steroid Risk (08/02/2013)
46.B Vitamin Supplement Found To Contain Anabolic Steroids (07/28/2013)
47.Biotin Supplement Found To Contain Only 4% to 5% of Labeled Amount (06/12/2013)
48.Seller of Red Rice Yeast With CoQ10, Respiratory Supplement And More Warned For Manufacturing Violations and Drug Claims (06/07/2013)
49.Maker of Liver Detox and Insulin Supplements Warned For Drug Claims (05/23/2013)
50.Cardio, Energy and Sexual Enhancement Supplement Distributor Warned For Manufacturing Violations and Drug Claims (04/18/2013)
51.Maker of Liquid Supplements Warned For Manufacturing Violations and Drug Claims (03/15/2013)
52.Nutrition Drink Recalled Due To Bacterial Contamination (02/21/2013)
53.Manufacturer of Heart, Multivitamin, Cranberry, and Longevity Supplements Warned For Adulteration and Drug Claims (02/13/2013)
54.Seller of Omega-3 and Emu Oil Supplements Warned For Drug Claims, Misbranding (01/30/2013)
55.Food for Health Warned for Manufacturing Violations and Drug Claims on Supplements (01/24/2013)
56.Manufacturer of Prostate, Inflammation and Cholesterol Supplements Warned For Drug Claims (11/02/2012)
57.FDA Seizes Many Supplements from New York Company Due To Drug Claims (10/24/2012)
58.Maker of Concussion Recovery Supplement Warned For Making Drug Claims (09/10/2012)
59.Supplement Company Warned For Medical Claims and Misbranding Of Omega-3, CoQ10, Noni Juice And More (08/30/2012)
60.FDA Warns Company Selling Mineral Supplements as Treatments (07/19/2012)
61.Standard Process Recalls Three Supplements Due to Possible Salmonella Contamination (07/03/2012)
62.FDA Warns NatureMost of Failing to Follow Good Manufacturing Practices (06/13/2012)
63.Recall of Calcium & Magnesium Softgels Containing Excessive and Potentially Toxic Amounts of Vitamin D (06/22/2011)
64.Enzyte "Male" Supplement Found to Affect Heart (10/22/2010)
65.FDA Warns Against Body Building Supplements with Steroid-like Compounds (07/29/2009)
66.FDA Warns Consumers to Stop Using Hydroxycut -- Product Being Tested by ConsumerLab.com (05/01/2009)
67.QVC Settles Charges of False Claims for Supplements (03/19/2009)
68.FDA Warns Groups to Stop Selling Fake Cancer 'Cures' (06/19/2008)
69.Selenium Toxicity from a Supplement (06/03/2008)
70.Update: Hazardous Levels of Selenium Confirmed by FDA in Two Supplements (04/11/2008)
71.FDA Warns of Adverse Reactions with Two Liquid Supplements -- Selenium Toxicity Possible (03/28/2008)
72.FTC Stops Spammers Selling Bogus Hoodia and Human Growth Hormone (08/31/2007)
73.Doctor Disciplined for Use of Black Salve Containing Bloodroot (12/18/2006)
74.Restitution Program for Purchases of Lane Labs' Products (08/18/2006)
75.Weight-Loss Marketers Pay $3 Million for Deceptive Advertising (05/11/2006)
76.New Zealand Warns of Liver Toxicity from Black Cohosh (02/15/2006)
77.FTC Stops Bogus Ads for "Bio Trim" and Other Weight-loss Products (11/07/2005)
78.Supplement Company to Pay $2 Million Penalty For Alleged Violations of FTC Order (10/12/2005)
79.Marketers of “Himalayan Diet Breakthrough” Settle FTC Charges of Deceptive Advertising (06/21/2005)
80.FDA Warns Marketer of "Vitamin O" Product to Cease Unsubstantiated Claims (03/31/2005)
81.Two Makers of Weight Loss and Sex Enhancement Supplements Stopped From Making Unsubstantiated Claims (08/31/2004)
82.FTC Sues Florida Man for Illegal Spam and False "Human Growth Hormone" Product Claims (07/30/2004)
83.FTC Stops False Advertising by Makers of Weight Loss and Arthritis “Cures” (03/09/2004)
84.Health Canada Warns Consumers Not to Use Health Products Containing Comfrey (01/02/2004)
85.Canada Reiterates Warning on Products Containing Kava (01/02/2004)
86."Herbal" Eczema Creams Found to Contain Potent Steroids (12/14/2003)
87.Direct Marketers of Weight Loss, Impotence, and Arthritis Supplements Charged with Deceptive Claims (07/01/2003)
88.Canadian Recall and Stop-Sale Order on All Kava Products (08/25/2002)
89.FDA Advises Consumers of Risk of Severe Liver Toxicity with Kava (03/25/2002)


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2019 ConsumerLab Tests Reveal Best Collagen Supplements for Wrinkles and Joints (10/04/2019)
 ConsumerLab Tests Reveal Best B Vitamin Supplements -- 19% of B Vitamin Supplements Fail CL's Tests of Quality (06/25/2019)
 Best Coconut and MCT Oils Identified by ConsumerLab (03/07/2019)
 CBD and Collagen Rise in Popularity, as Probiotics and Coconut Oil Dip in Latest ConsumerLab Survey of Supplement Users (02/24/2019)
 Not All Lycopene Supplements Contain What They Claim, ConsumerLab Tests Reveal (01/15/2019)
2018 Best Vitamin A Supplements, Including Cod Liver Oils, Identified by ConsumerLab (10/26/2018)
 ConsumerLab.com Reveals Its Top Picks for Best Iron Supplements (01/04/2018)
2017 Flaxseed and Other Popular Omega 3 & 6 Oil Supplements Tested, But Not All Brands Pass -- Tests of Black Currant Oil, Borage Oil, Evening Primrose Oil, Flaxseed Oil, and Hemp Oil Supplements (11/27/2017)
 ConsumerLab.com Reveals Best and Worst B Vitamin Supplements and Why Current Labels Often Mislead (02/23/2017)
2016 Which Brands of Alpha Lipoic Acid are Best? -- ConsumerLab.com Tests Lipoic Acid Supplements for Quality, Identifying Top Picks (12/06/2016)
 ConsumerLab.com Helps Consumers Make Sense of the FDA's Updated Daily Values (DV) for Vitamins and Minerals (07/27/2016)
2015 ConsumerLab.com Tests DHEA Supplements, Warns of Differences in Dose and Price (07/22/2015)
 Only 50% of Aloe Products Pass ConsumerLab.com Tests (02/19/2015)
2012 ConsumerLab.com Reveals How Much Caffeine is in Energy Drinks -- Also Finds Some Drinks and Dietary Supplements Don't Contain Claimed Amounts of B Vitamins (09/27/2012)
 Contamination and Other Problems Found in Fish Oil Supplements -- Large Review by ConsumerLab.com Reveals Excessive PCBs or Mislabeling in Over 30% of Omega-3 Supplements (08/22/2012)
 What is "Natural" Vitamin E? It Depends On the Brand Selling It, Finds ConsumerLab.com -- New Review of Vitamin E Supplements, Oil and Cream, Including Tocopherols and Tocotrienols (06/18/2012)
2011 Spoilage and labeling errors found with some omega-3 and -6 supplements; Review of evening primrose, flaxseed, borage, and black currant oil supplements (01/11/2011)
2010 DHEA supplements, touted for anti-aging and strength, reviewed by ConsumerLab.com.  Testing finds one brand with only 14.7% of labeled amount  (12/14/2010)
 ConsumerLab.com reports deficiencies in some B-complex supplements and more caffeine than expected in "shot-sized" B vitamin "energy" drinks (10/26/2010)
 ConsumerLab.com finds quality problems with nearly 30% of fish oil supplements reviewed; "Fishy" claims identified -- Softgels and liquids for adults, children and pets tested, including krill oil and algal oil supplements  (09/28/2010)
2009 ConsumerLab.com Warns of Problems with Multivitamins and Vitamin Water -- Defects Found in Over 30% of Supplements Selected for Testing; Several Popular Children's Multis Exceed Tolerable Limits (03/31/2009)
2007 ConsumerLab.com finds improvement in quality of omega-3 and -6 supplements — Results for 22 products made from evening primrose, flaxseed, borage and black currant oils (12/10/2007)
 Tests of B-vitamins by ConsumerLab.com finds several short on folic acid — New report covers B-complexes, thiamin, niacin, B-6, B-12, biotin and folic acid supplements (09/10/2007)
 Consumers warned of problems with multivitamins — ConsumerLab.com uncovers defects in over half of products tested (01/19/2007)
2006 DHEA supplements, touted for anti-aging and strength, reviewed by ConsumerLab.com — Testing finds one brand with 215% of the labeled amount (09/19/2006)
2005 Testing by ConsumerLab.com identifies many problems with popular supplements for weight loss, slimming, and blood sugar control (11/15/2005)
 ConsumerLab.com finds some supplements lower in omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids than claimed — Report available for 23 products made from oils of black currant, borage, evening primrose and flax (07/12/2005)
 ConsumerLab.com finds most B-vitamins of high quality but three lacking in ingredients — Test Results for 41 Products Reported Along with Information on Use (03/30/2005)
2004 ConsumerLab.com finds not all vitamin E products meet claims — Results for 33 vitamin E supplements and skin products released today (08/25/2004)
 Consumers warned of pitfalls with some multivitamins and vitamin waters — Testing by ConsumerLab.com uncovers problems with many brands (05/21/2004)
2002 ConsumerLab.com finds most B vitamin supplements contain what they claim, but often exceed safe levels — Consumers cautioned to be aware of side effects with high dose products (01/08/2002)
2001 Problems found with multivitamins and multiminerals by ConsumerLab.com (02/14/2001)


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