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1.Vitamin D Supplements Review (Including Calcium, Vitamin K, Magnesium)
2.Magnesium and Calcium-Magnesium Supplements Review
3.Protein Powders, Shakes, and Drinks Review  *
4.Garcinia Cambogia (HCA) Supplements Review  *
5.Meal Replacement & Weight Management Powders and Shakes Review  *
6.Lactose Intolerance Products Review (Lactase Enzymes and Lactose-Free Milks)  *
7.Lysine Supplements Review  *
8.Vitamin C Supplements Review  *
9.L-Tryptophan and 5-Hydroxytryptophan (5-HTP) Supplements  *
10.Iron Supplements Review  *
11.Vitamin K Supplements Review (Including Calcium and Vitamin D)
12.Bone Broth Review  *
13.Coconut Waters Review  *
14.Inactive Ingredients / Excipients in Supplements  *
15.Menopause Supplements Review (Soy and Red Clover Isoflavones, Black Cohosh) and Progesterone Creams  *
16.Chromium Supplements Review  *
17.Potassium Supplements Review  *
18.Canned Tuna and Salmon  *
19.Dark Chocolate, Cocoa Powder, Nibs, Extracts & Supplements Review -- Sources of Flavanols  *
20.Joint Health Supplements for Pets Review (Glucosamine, Chondroitin, MSM & Boswellia)  *
21.Lycopene Supplements Review  *
22.Baobab Dried Fruit Pulp Review Article  *
23.Zinc Supplements and Lozenges Review  *
24.Turmeric and Curcumin Supplements and Spices Review  *
25.B Vitamin Supplements Review (B Complexes, B6, B12, Biotin, Folate, Niacin, Riboflavin & More)  *
26.Bilberry Supplements Review  *
27.Recommended Daily Intakes and Upper Limits for Vitamins and Minerals |
28.Green Tea Review: Supplements, Brewable, Matcha, and Bottled  *
29.Joint Health Supplements Review (Glucosamine, Chondroitin, MSM and Boswellia)  *
30.Melatonin Supplements Review  *
31.Muscle & Workout Supplements Review (Creatine and Branched-chain Amino Acids)  *
32.Toprol XL vs. Generic Metoprolol Succinate Extended-release (ER) Tablets Review  *
33.Alpha Lipoic Acid Supplements Review  *
34.Apple Cider Vinegar Review -- Bottled Liquids and Pills  *
35.Astaxanthin Supplements Review  *
36.Choline Supplements Review (Including Phosphatidylcholine, CDP-Choline, and Alpha-GPC)  *
37.DHEA Supplements Review  *
38.Kelp Supplements Review  *
39.Multivitamin and Multimineral Supplements Review
40.Oat Cereals Review  *
41.Prostate Supplements Review (Saw Palmetto and Beta-Sitosterol)  *
42.St. John's Wort Supplements Review  *
43.Vitamin A Supplements Review, Including Beta-Carotene and Cod Liver Oil  *
44.Weight Loss Supplements Review (7-Keto DHEA, Forskolin and Stimulant Blend Supplements)
45.Probiotics Review (Including Kombucha and Pet Supplements)  *
46.Where to Buy Supplements - From |
47.Human Growth Hormone (HGH) and Insulin-like Growth Factor-1 (IGF-1) Supplements Review Article  *
48.Acai Berry Supplements and Beverages Review  *
49.Ashwagandha Supplements Review  *
50.Berberine and Goldenseal Supplements Review  *
51.Coconut Oil and Medium Chain Triglycerides (MCT Oil) Review  *
52.Garlic Supplements Review  *
53.Ginger Supplements & Ales Review  *
54.Greens and Whole Food Powders and Capsules  *
55.L-Arginine Supplements Review  *
56.Maca Supplements Review  *
57.Nattokinase Supplements Review  *
58.Quercetin Supplements Review  *

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3.Calcium Channel Blockers
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6.Kidney Stones
7.Thyroid Hormone
8.Lactose Intolerance
10.Pre-eclampsia and Pregnancy-induced Hypertension
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1.I have milk allergy and can't eat dairy. What's the best way for me to get calcium?
2.Is it safer to get calcium from foods than from supplements? How about from calcium-fortified orange juice and non-dairy milks?
3.I bought a lactose-free milk that is "calcium-fortified" and provides 50% of the Daily Value for calcium. Is that too much calcium?
4.Is it true that calcium citrate increases the absorption of aluminum?
5.Which supplements are important after bariatric surgery (i.e., weight loss or stomach-reducing surgery)? Are there any I should avoid?
6.Does taking one slow-release calcium tablet of 600 mg (such as Citracal) per day pose a risk for heart disease?
7.How much calcium from supplements is too much?
8.Is calcium hydroxyapatite really better than other forms of calcium?
9.What is Prelief? Does it really help for heartburn and/or bladder pain from acidic foods?
10.I've read of dangers from taking calcium supplements -- such as the risk of developing arterial calcifications. I can't seem to find a multivitamin without calcium. Can you help me?
11.Is there a danger of getting too much calcium from Tums? I take them frequently for heartburn.
12.Are plant-based calcium supplements, like AlgaeCal, better than regular calcium supplements?
13.I read an article stating that some of the ingredients in Centrum multivitamins may be dangerous or toxic. Is that true?
14.Is it important to take calcium and magnesium together?
15.Is it true that I need to drink more water or increase calcium intake when supplementing with protein powder?
16.What are the benefits of calcium-d-glucarate?
17.Is it true that taking calcium supplements increases the risk of developing age-related macular degeneration (AMD)?
18.Do any supplements help prevent or treat osteoporosis?
19.A blood test showed my vitamin D level is low. How do I know how much vitamin D to take?  (in Comments)
20.Which is the best form of magnesium to take - one that contains the most magnesium and is best absorbed?  (in Comments)
21.Can taking fish oil or calcium supplements increase my risk of prostate cancer? My doctor recommended that I stop taking them since I have an enlarged prostate.
22.Which vitamins and minerals should be taken together or separately?
23.Is it true that calcium interferes with iron absorption? Is it a problem to take a multivitamin containing both minerals?
24.What are the side effects of melatonin supplements?  (in Comments)
25.When is the best time of day to take a multivitamin?
26.Which supplements can cause constipation?
27.Can vitamin supplements strengthen brittle nails?  (in Comments)
28.I take omeprazole (Prilosec), a proton pump inhibitor, to reduce stomach acid. Are there supplements I should avoid, or be taking, due to this drug?
29.I've heard that soaking dried beans for 24 hours reduces the phytate level, allowing for greater access to nutrients. Is this true?
30.Is Greek yogurt a good source of protein?
31.I am having trouble sleeping. I regularly take a multivitamin, fish oil, magnesium, calcium, vitamins D and K, and a protein supplement. I also take a low-dose blood pressure medication. Could any of these supplements be causing my insomnia?
32.What is BioSil? Can it really increase collagen production and strengthen hair, skin, nails and bones?
33.Are there negative interactions between the following supplements I take twice each day, as well as 60 mg of beta-sitosterol with dinner: Vitamin C (500 mg), CoQ10 (100 mg), grape seed extract (100 mg), fish oil (500 mg), vitamin D3/calcium/magnesium/zinc (200 IU/333 mg/113 mg/5mg)?
34.I'm considering taking vitamin K for my bones, but I take blood thinner (anti-coagulant) medication. Is there a problem taking both?  (in Comments)
35.Is it possible to get too much vitamin D?
36.Why aren't there children's multivitamins specifically for girls vs. boys?
37.I'm interested in using Himalayan salt. What are the health benefits with it and other specialty salts? Are there contaminants in these salts?
38.Are there any supplements I should avoid when taking an antibiotic? Are there any that may be helpful?
39.Can taking certain forms of potassium, such as potassium citrate, reduce my chances of getting kidney stones? I've read a study that says it can, but it's unclear how much I should take.
40.I developed a rash after taking an iron supplement and then realized the supplement contained soy, to which I am allergic. Can your reports help me avoid soy and other allergens in supplements?
41.Is it true that some vitamins or supplements can cause cancer?
42.Which supplements are helpful for age-related macular degeneration (AMD)?
43.Is Ester-C the best form of vitamin C?
44.After developing kidney stones, I was told to avoid tea -- but recently I've heard that green tea might actually be helpful for kidney stones. Is that true?
45.Can cocoa and chocolate cause kidney stones?
46.Does collagen taken as a supplement help with arthritis? I'm seeing it in products for joint health.  (in Comments)
47.Does Prevagen really improve memory?
48.I have to be careful about my sodium intake. Could my glucosamine and chondroitin supplement contain hidden sodium?
49.Is it better to get vitamins from foods or supplements, and are natural vitamins better than synthetic vitamins?
50.Is it true that I should not keep magnesium supplements in a daily pill pack mixed with other supplements and medicines?  (in Comments)
51.Is it true that vitamin D can increase the risk of prostate cancer in men?
52.Sometimes my powdered supplements get clumpy. Should I be concerned?
53.Help! How do I know how much magnesium I am actually getting from my supplement? The label says it contains 500 mg of magnesium "as magnesium citrate" -- but how much of that is magnesium and how much is citrate?
54.I have low blood pressure. Are there any supplements I should avoid?
55.Is there a multivitamin that contains only the recommended daily vitamins and minerals? Most that I have looked at contain more.
56.Is there cause for concern with "gummy vitamins?" There are many different gummies out there. Are some better than others?
57.Which supplements reduce the risk of stroke? Which increase the risk of stroke?
58.Are supplements with amino acid chelated minerals better than those with other forms of minerals?
59.Can lemon juice or lemonade reduce my chances of getting kidney stones?
60.Can vitamin K2 really help decrease calcium in the arteries?
61.Do any supplements help reduce the symptoms of premenstrual syndrome (PMS)?
62.I take St. John's wort for depression. Your report notes that it can interact with other medications. Would taking it several hours apart from other meds avoid this interaction?
63.Is it possible to take too much vitamin C?  (in Comments)
64.Is it true that overdoses of vitamin D only occur when you don't get enough vitamin K?
65.Which supplements can help lower cholesterol and keep my heart healthy? Are there any to avoid?  (in Comments)
66.Are enteric coated supplements better than non-enteric coated ones?
67.Do Sugar Bear Hair Vitamins make hair shine, nails stronger, and help both to grow? They taste good but are super expensive.
68.How do I choose the best magnesium supplement?
69.I was surprised when my doctor told me to stop taking supplements because my kidney function was low. But after stopping the supplements, my kidney function returned to normal. Can taking a lot of supplements really damage the kidneys?
70.Which supplements help reduce the risk of colorectal cancer?
71.Are there any supplements I should avoid when taking acetaminophen (Tylenol)?
72.As vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin, why is it necessary to take it every day?
73.Do turmeric and curcumin supplements contain significant amounts of oxalates? Can this increase my risk of kidney stones?
74.Does taking a laxative interfere with the absorption of vitamins or minerals?
75.I take levothyroxine (Synthroid), a thyroid hormone to treat hypothyroidism. Are there supplements I should avoid, or be taking, due to this drug?
76.Which supplements can help with indigestion and/or heartburn?
77.Do any supplements improve balance or reduce the risk of falls?  (in Comments)
78.How do the Beyond Burger, the Impossible Burger, and a beef burger compare in terms of vitamins and minerals, and which is best?
79.What is shilajit? Does it have any proven benefits, and is heavy metal contamination a concern?
80.Can baking soda really help treat rheumatoid arthritis?
81.Can taking CoQ10 affect my thyroid levels or interact with my thyroid medication?
82.Can taking too much fish oil be dangerous?
83.Do any supplements help for tinnitus? Is it true that some supplements can cause tinnitus?
84.How much should I expect to pay for supplements? Are higher-priced supplements any better than low-priced brands?
85.What do alkaline booster drops do? Do they provide the same benefits as Kre-Alkalyn?
86.Which supplements can help treat constipation?
87.Are cranberry supplements helpful for men? Can they help with symptoms of an enlarged prostate, prostatitis, or urinary tract infections?
88.Can beta-sitosterol cause erectile dysfunction or low libido? Are there any other side effects?
89.Can prenatal vitamins have too much folic acid? Mine has 800 mcg, but isn't that more than what's recommended? Is this dangerous to me or my baby?
90.Do vitamin patches, such as for B12 or multivitamins, really work? How about those from PatchMD?
91.I've heard that grapefruit juice can interact with medications because it inhibits an enzyme that breaks down drugs in the body. Do any supplements interact the same way with drugs?
92.Does Restore (Bionic Sciences LLC) really improve gut health? What is in Restore?

Clinical Updates Found:
2019 Calcium Supplements and Macular Degeneration (03/23/2019)
 Don't Take Minerals With Certain Supplements (01/15/2019)
2018 Caution With Calcium & Medications (11/27/2018)
 Don't Take Calcium With Thyroid Hormone (10/29/2018)
 Calcium and Colon Polyp Risk (03/02/2018)
 Does Protein Hurt Bones? (02/07/2018)
2017 How To Get Vitamin K From Food (06/08/2017)
 Stroke Risk with Calcium (05/24/2017)
2016 Heart Concern With Calcium Supplements (10/13/2016)
 Calcium Supplements & Risk of Dementia (08/20/2016)
2015 Headlines Saying "Vitamin D and Calcium Don't Prevent Colon Cancer" Are Not Quite Right (10/17/2015)
 Calcium Supplements Increase Kidney Stone Growth (10/14/2015)
 Soy Isoflavones Maintain Bone Calcium (09/16/2015)
2014 Vitamin D & Calcium for Diabetes Due to Pregnancy (07/12/2014)
 Vitamin D May Help Lower Blood Pressure (06/24/2014)
 Too Much Calcium for Some? (06/20/2014)
2013 Caution with Calcium for Women with High Cholesterol (11/03/2013)
 Vitamin D for Post-Menopausal Women (10/06/2013)
 When Vitamin D Doesn't Help (09/29/2013)
 Calcium During Breast Cancer Treatment (09/01/2013)
 Calcium and Vitamin D to Prevent Fractures (07/07/2013)
 Calcium May Extend Life or Shorten It, Depending on Amount (06/02/2013)
 Magnesium and Bone Health (05/12/2013)
 Calcium Risk for Women (02/24/2013)
 Risk from Too Much Calcium from Supplements (02/17/2013)
2012 Don't Take Vitamin D? (06/17/2012)
 Calcium supplements may increase the risk of heart attack (05/28/2012)
2011 Women-Vitamin Study - Key Points (10/12/2011)
 Kidney Stones Linked to Calcium and Vitamin D Supplementation (07/20/2011)
 Calcium and Vitamin D for Girls (02/02/2011)

Recalls and Warnings Found:
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1.Large Multivitamin, Calcium Pills Can Be a Choking Hazard for Older Adults (08/21/2019)
2.Dangerous Levels of Lead and Nickel Found in Kratom Products (04/09/2019)
3.Seller of NeuSilver Colloidal Silver for Adults, Children and Pets Warned by FDA (03/26/2019)
4.Maker of Vitamin B12 and Multimineral Supplements Warned by FDA (07/18/2018)
5.FDA Warns Seller of Colloidal Silver (06/05/2018)
6.FDA Warns Seller of Cough Suppressant & Grape Seed Supplements (06/02/2018)
7.FDA Warns Seller of Milk Thistle, Chromium, Joint Supplements & More for Manufacturing Violations (03/13/2018)
8.Warning to D-Limonene, Vitamin C Seller (02/10/2018)
9.Seller of Meal Replacement, Protein Drinks, Cranberry and More Warned for Manufacturing Violations (12/23/2017)
10.Seller of Supplements for Pain and Allergies Warned for Manufacturing Violations, Drug Claims (12/20/2017)
11.Health Research Labs Agrees to Settle FTC Charges of False Claims, Deceptive Marketing of BioTherapex and NeuroPlus (12/01/2017)
12.Weight Loss and Cleanse Supplements Contain Adulterated and Improperly Labeled Ingredients, FDA Warns (11/12/2017)
13.FDA Warns Seller of DHEA, Creatine, Chromium & More for Manufacturing Violations, Drug Claims (09/26/2017)
14.FDA Warns Seller of Acai, Garcinia & More for Drug Claims (08/01/2017)
15.FDA Warns Seller of "Quick Slim with pure Hoodia Gardonii" and "Diabalance Herbal Blood Sugar Balance" (07/18/2017)
16.FDA Warns Dr. Carolyn Dean of Drug Claims Made for Magnesium, Calcium & Other Mineral Supplements (07/11/2017)
17.Seller of Alpha Lipoic Acid, Cinnamon Supplements and More Warned For Manufacturing Violations (06/27/2017)
18.FDA Warns Seller of Menopause, Sexual Enhancement, Prostate Supplements and More For Manufacturing Violations (06/23/2017)
19.Seller of Prostate, Immune Supplements & More Warned for Manufacturing Violations (06/10/2017)
20.Seller of Herbal Supplements Warned for Manufacturing Violations, Drug Claims (06/06/2017)
21.Seller of Vitamin C, Calcium, Mushroom Supplements and More Warned for Manufacturing Violations (05/30/2017)
22.Marketers of Weight Loss System Agree to Settle FTC Charges of Deceptive Claims (04/28/2017)
23.Court Shuts Down Supplement Manufacturer (03/14/2017)
24.U.S. Department of Justice Files Permanent Injunction Against Supplement Manufacturer (02/16/2017)
25.Life Extension Warned for Drug Claims (02/14/2017)
26.FTC Charges Marketers of Prevagen With Making False Claims (01/10/2017)
27.Seller of Mineral, Joint Supplements and More Warned for Manufacturing Violations, Drug Claims (11/29/2016)
28.Seller of Glucosamine and Chondroitin Settles FTC Charges of False Advertising (10/11/2016)
29.No Evidence Supplement Can Reverse or Prevent Gray Hair, Says FTC (10/01/2016)
30.Liquid Multis, Vitamin D & More Recalled Due to Potential Bacterial Contamination (08/09/2016)
31.Some Supplements May Cause or Exacerbate Heart Failure (Includes vitamin E and many herbs) (08/06/2016)
32.Vitacost Settles Magnesium Supplement Lawsuit (06/11/2016)
33.Maker of Bone Health, Prostate, Cholesterol Supplements and More Warned for Drug Claims (03/29/2016)
34.Maker of Calcium and Vitamin C Supplements Warned for Manufacturing Violations (03/08/2016)
35.Marketers of Weight Supplements AF Plus and Final Trim Violated Consumer Protection Laws, Says FTC (02/06/2016)
36.Garcinia, Green Coffee Marketers Pay $43 Million to Settle Charges of False Weight Loss Claims (02/05/2016)
37.Multivitamins Recalled Due to Risk of Vitamin D Toxicity (12/01/2015)
38.23,000 ER Visits Linked to Supplements: Palpitations, Swallowing Problems, Allergies Common (10/17/2015)
39.Children and Adult Gummy Vitamins Recalled in Canada Due to Excessive Vitamin D (08/06/2015)
40.Marketers of Memory Supplement to Pay $1.4 Million to Settle FTC Charges (07/12/2015)
41.FDA Warns Maker of Fruit Energy Drinks for Drug Claims (06/11/2015)
42.Seller of Magnesium, Calcium, Silver and More Warned for Manufacturing Violations, Drug Claims (05/23/2015)
43.Supplements to Eliminate Gray Hair Not Supported by Science, Says FTC (05/20/2015)
44.FTC Mails Refund Checks to Nopalea Consumers (05/16/2015)
45.Amberen Weight Loss Claims Not Supported by Evidence, Says FTC (05/13/2015)
46.Marketers Charged with Using Stolen Email Accounts to Promote Weight Loss Supplements Temporarily Shut Down (05/09/2015)
47.FTC Mails Refund Checks for Calcium Supplements (03/24/2015)
48.Maker of Magnesium, Calcium, Zinc, B Vitamins and More Warned for Manufacturing Violations, Drug Claims (03/10/2015)
49.Maker of Ginseng, Zinc, Calcium and More Warned for Manufacturing Violations (12/05/2014)
50.Seller of Vitamin C, Iron and Detox Supplements Warned for Violations, Drug Claims (10/30/2014)
51.Maker of Joint and Weight Products Warned for Hidden Drugs, Manufacturing Violations (09/23/2014)
52.Seller of Joint Supplement Warned for Manufacturing Violations and Drug Claims (08/21/2014)
53.Seller of Mineral and Joint Supplements Warned for Manufacturing Violations and Drug Claims (08/06/2014)
54.Seller of Aloe, Thyroid and Other Supplements Warned for Manufacturing Violations and Drug Claims (04/16/2014)
55.Seller of Aloe and Vitamin C Supplements Warned for Manufacturing Violations (03/05/2014)
56.Maker of Algae Products Warned For Drug Claims, Manufacturing Violations (08/01/2013)
57.Beware of Dietary Supplements With Claims To Treat Diabetes, FDA Warns (07/25/2013)
58.Seller of Vision Supplement Warned For Drug Claims (07/05/2013)
59.Seller of Sexual Enhancement, Cholesterol, Resveratrol Supplements and More Warned For Drug Claims (05/23/2013)
60.Joint Health Supplement Recalled for Undeclared Allergens (05/09/2013)
61.Probiotic Recalled Due To Undeclared Soy (03/21/2013)
62.Maker of Liquid Supplements Warned For Manufacturing Violations and Drug Claims (03/15/2013)
63.FDA Finds Manufacturing Violations At NSF-Certified Supplement Facility (03/02/2013)
64.Manufacturer of Heart, Multivitamin, Cranberry, and Longevity Supplements Warned For Adulteration and Drug Claims (02/13/2013)
65.Vitamin and Supplement Maker Warned For Labeling Errors, Manufacturing Violations (02/06/2013)
66.Maker of Blood Pressure, Probiotic, Resveratrol and Hormonal Supplements Warned For Manufacturing Violations and Drug Claims (11/21/2012)
67.Maker of Vitamin C, Aloe and Sexual Enhancement Supplements Warned for Drug Claims and Misbranding (11/14/2012)
68.Illegal Claims on Weight Loss, Immune System Dietary Supplements, and Few Backed by Clinical Data (10/05/2012)
69.Men’s Sexual Enhancement Supplement Containing Prescription Drug Recalled (09/18/2012)
70.Maker of Omega-3, Bone and Brain and Supplements Warned For Drug Claims (09/10/2012)
71.Makers of Mineral Water Containing Lithium Warned (08/09/2012)
72.Recall of Calcium-Vitamin D Product That's Actually Glucosamine -- Allergy Alert (01/17/2012)
73.FDA Warns Several Supplement Manufacturers Not Following Good Manufacturing Practices (09/08/2011)
74.Recall of Calcium & Magnesium Softgels Containing Excessive and Potentially Toxic Amounts of Vitamin D (06/22/2011)
75.Dangerously High Levels of Vitamins A and D in Product Prompt FDA Warning (03/28/2011)
76.FDA Warns of Stimulant in Slimming Capsules (10/08/2010)
77.Court Orders Marketers of Supreme Greens and Coral Calcium to Pay Nearly $70 Million for Consumer Refunds (08/31/2009)
78.FDA Warns Groups to Stop Selling Fake Cancer 'Cures' (06/19/2008)
79.FTC Files Against Maker of Calcium and Fertility Supplements (03/08/2007)
80.Deceptive Marketing of “Supreme Greens" -- Settlement with FTC (10/06/2005)
81.Ads for Various Diet Pills and Topical Gels Don’t Cut the Fat, Says the FTC (06/16/2004)
82.FTC Charges Marketers of Two Supplements with False Claims to Cure Range of Diseases (06/04/2004)
83.Aloe Producer Recalls Product Due to Toxic Levels of Vitamin D (04/01/2004)
84.Recall of Calcium Supplement Possibly Contaminated with Antibiotic (12/11/2002)

News Releases Found:
2019 Top-rated Vitamin and Supplement Brands and Merchants for 2019 Based on Consumer Satisfaction -- Results of the Survey of Vitamin & Supplement Users (02/25/2019)
 CBD and Collagen Rise in Popularity, as Probiotics and Coconut Oil Dip in Latest ConsumerLab Survey of Supplement Users (02/24/2019)
2018 Top-rated Vitamin and Supplement Brands and Merchants for 2018 Based on Consumer Satisfaction (02/25/2018)
 Magnesium, Curcumin, and Apple Cider Vinegar Rise in Popularity, While Probiotics Dip and Calcium Continues to Decline in Latest Survey of Supplement Users (02/24/2018)
2017 Gummies Are Most Likely to Fail Testing in Review of Multivitamins -- Best and Worst Multivitamins Identified by ConsumerLab Testing (11/01/2017)
 Which Magnesium Is Best? Tests Popular Brands and Reveals Its Top Pick (06/21/2017)
 Best Vitamin K Supplement? Tests Popular Products and Reveals Its Top Picks (06/01/2017) Tests Reveal the Best Calcium Supplements (05/26/2017)
 Best Vitamin D? Tests Popular Vitamin D Supplements and Reveals Its Top Picks (05/17/2017) Reveals Best and Worst Turmeric and Curcumin Supplements & Spices -- 31% Fail Tests of Quality (04/04/2017)
 Top-rated Vitamin and Supplement Brands and Merchants for 2017 Based on Consumer Satisfaction (02/25/2017)
 Vitamin D Supplements Maintain Top Spot in Popularity, as Probiotics Surpass Multivitamins to #4 Behind Fish Oil and CoQ10 in Latest Survey (02/24/2017)
2016 Discovers Problems with Most Multivitamins for Dogs and Cats (07/29/2016) Helps Consumers Make Sense of the FDA's Updated Daily Values (DV) for Vitamins and Minerals (07/27/2016)
 Top-rated Vitamin and Supplement Brands and Merchants for 2016 Based on Consumer Satisfaction (02/25/2016)
 Vitamin D Supplements Jump to Top Spot in Popularity, Surpassing Fish Oil, as Probiotics Rise to #5 Spot Behind CoQ10 and Multivitamins in Survey (02/24/2016)
 Problems Found with 32% of Multivitamin/Multimineral Supplements -- Identifies Good Choices for Men, Women, and Children (01/12/2016)
2015 Some Surprising Results from Tests of 43 Probiotic Supplements and Kefir Drinks (11/06/2015) Tests Reveal Best and Worst Magnesium Supplements (06/10/2015)
 Best Supplements for Bone Health? Finds Products with Multiple Ingredients More Likely to Contain Wrong Amounts (04/28/2015) Shows Chinese Consumers What's Really in Foods and Supplements -- U.S. Testing Company Expands to China, Launches (03/05/2015)
 Use of Magnesium and Probiotics Rise, Multivitamins and Weight Loss Supplements Fall, According to Survey (02/28/2015)
 Top-rated Vitamin and Supplement Brands and Merchants for 2015 Based on Consumer Satisfaction -- Results of the Survey of Vitamin & Supplement Users (02/25/2015)
2014 Finds Popular Cocoa Powders Contaminated; High Concentrations of Cadmium Raise Concern (08/05/2014)
 Which Weight Loss Supplements Are Best? Reviews the Evidence and Tests the Quality of Popular Products (07/07/2014)
 Calcium, Vitamin C, and Fish Oil Supplements Drop in Use, Probiotics Rise According to Survey (02/13/2014)
 Top-rated Vitamin and Supplement Brands and Merchants for 2014 Based on Consumer Satisfaction -- Results of the Survey of Vitamin & Supplement Users (02/12/2014)
2013 Reports Problems with Some Vitamin D and Calcium Supplements -- Wrong Amounts of Vitamin D, Pills Which Don’t Break Apart, and Lead Contamination Found (02/11/2013)
 Top-rated Vitamin and Supplement Brands and Merchants for 2013 Based on Consumer Satisfaction
 Use of CoQ10, Digestive Enzymes, Probiotics and B Vitamins on the Rise According to Survey (01/31/2013)
2012 Identifies Best and Worst Magnesium Supplements Based on Tests and Comparisons (05/30/2012)
 Fish oil and multivitamins most popular supplements in survey -- Internet most popular place to shop (02/05/2012)
 Top-rated vitamin and supplement brands and merchants on consumer satisfaction for 2012 -- Based on Survey of Vitamin & Supplement Users (02/01/2012)
2011 Supplements for lactose intolerance vary in strength and cost, and some offer no benefit, according to (10/31/2011)
 Problems discovered with eight vitamin D supplements in study by -- Incorrect amounts of vitamins, lead contamination, and labeling infractions identified. (04/26/2011)
 Vitamin D use increased 52% in past two years according to survey of supplement users -- Fish oil continued to surpass multivitamins as most popular supplement and Internet was most common place to buy supplements (01/31/2011)
2010 Fish oil becomes most popular dietary supplement in survey; Vitamin D and resveratrol use surge (01/31/2010)
2009 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) reports deficiencies in some supplements containing calcium, vitamin D, or vitamin K -- Focus on bone health supplements and new uses for vitamins D and K (03/10/2009)
 Survey shows fish oil nearly as popular as multivitamins among supplement users.  Most also take calcium and CoQ10 -- publishes 2009 Report on Vitamin & Supplement Users, including top-rated brands and merchants.  (02/03/2009) reports largest test of CoQ10 and ubiquinol supplements -- Most supplements provide claimed ingredient, but large variation in dosage and forms may confuse consumers. provides guidance. (01/13/2009)
2008 Tests of zinc supplements by show only some provide dosage proven to shorten colds, reduce eye disease.  Lead contamination found in one product. (12/09/2008)
 Adulteration Suspected with Some "Memory" Supplements -- Few Ginkgo and Huperzine Supplements Pass Tests; Quality High for Acetyl-L-Carnitine (11/18/2008)
 Tests reveal quality problems with vitamin A supplements -- New report focuses on vitamin A, including beta-carotene and cod liver oil (10/28/2008) finds melatonin supplements range in strength but ingredient quality is high (10/02/2008)'s tests of menopause supplements reveal wide range in strength and quality; mislabeling and contamination discovered -- Soy and red clover isoflavones, black cohosh, and progesterone products tested (09/17/2008) finds improvements in labeling of nutrition bars but potential pitfalls exist -- New report compares 20 bars, including those for protein, fiber, energy and whole food (08/12/2008) Find Fifty Fish Oil Supplements Pass Quality Testing -- New Report Helps Consumers Choose Among Pills, Liquids, Foods and Beverages with Omega-3 Fatty Acids (EPA and DHA) (08/05/2008)
2006 tests cancer-prevention supplements; several contaminated with lead or low in ingredient
— Report available for green tea, selenium, and lycopene supplements
(04/26/2006) reports on supplements for bone health containing calcium and vitamin D— Results posted for 32 supplements for adults and children; One found contaminated with lead (03/13/2006) finds most prostate supplements have correct ingredients, but three fail testing — Results posted for 22 supplements containing saw palmetto and beta-sitosterol (02/06/2006)
 Sexual enhancement supplements analyzed by (01/25/2006)
 Tests of memory enhancing supplements by reveals lead in some ginkgo (01/03/2006)
2005 Testing by identifies many problems with popular supplements for weight loss, slimming, and blood sugar control (11/15/2005) tests potassium supplements — Report now online for sixteen products (08/16/2005) tests menopause supplements — Alternatives to hormonal therapy — Report available for 38 products including soy and red clover isoflavones, black cohosh, and progesterone creams (07/18/2005) 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)
 Two magnesium supplements fail testing due to lead contamination. Nineteen others pass. Report now available. (06/15/2005)
2003 finds lead in coral calcium product; Product also charged with false advertising by FTC — Calcium supplement product review published online today (06/10/2003)
 Consumers advised to read labels carefully when selecting herbal supplements for prostate — Saw palmetto product review published online today (05/20/2003)
 Low quality ingredient appears widespread among Ginkgo supplements according to; points to challenge for FDA's proposed regulations — Review of memory enhancement supplements released today (04/21/2003)
 Acidophilus" and other probiotic supplements gain in popularity but live bacteria missing in many — releases review online today (01/21/2003)
2002 finds lead contamination remains a problem for certain mineral supplements — Lead found in iron, magnesium and, most recently, potassium pills (07/16/2002)
 Pharmavite dietary supplements receive approval — Vitamin E, SAM-e, St. John's Wort, Ginkgo and others merit approved quality products ranking (07/10/2002)
 Athletic Banned Substances Screening and Certification Program announced by — Tester of supplements to screen for substances banned in Olympics (02/08/2002) 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 finds fish oil supplements free of mercury, but 30% lacking in key ingredient — Test results of omega-3 fatty acid (EPA and DHA) products released today (11/20/2001)
 Sixty percent of nutrition bars fail to meet claims in tests — "Low Carb" bars often loaded with carbohydrates; excess sodium and saturated fat also found (10/30/2001)
 Most iron supplements pass testing — Lead contamination and insufficient iron found in some (10/03/2001)
 Problems and ambiguity among alternative estrogen products reported by — Results of soy and red clover isoflavone product testing released online today (08/15/2001)
 Many herbal sleep products lack key claimed ingredient — Results of's testing of valerian products released on web today (07/09/2001) reports test results of arthritis supplement — MSM; Quality found higher than for most supplements, but room for improvement remains (06/04/2001)
 Over forty percent of Echinacea products fail review; Inadequate labeling and missing ingredients found common for popular herbal cold remedy (05/07/2001)
 Quality of popular herbal anti-depressant found to vary; certain types of St. John's Wort supplements more likely to pass testing (04/10/2001) expands testing of health products; success of dietary supplement evaluations leads company into broader nutrition field, beginning with popular nutrition bars (03/27/2001) review of vitamin E supplements finds some insufficiencies and need for clearer labeling; test results released online today (03/13/2001)
 Problems found with multivitamins and multiminerals by (02/14/2001)
 Some supplements for arthritis may exceed newly released safe intake levels for manganese (01/29/2001)
2000 tests popular supplement for heart failure; CoQ10 test results released online today (11/21/2000) finds new calcium products of higher quality than many traditional supplements; Test results released online today (09/06/2000) finds that not all creatine supplements meet label claims; Popular sports supplement test results released online (08/07/2000)
 Pesticide contamination found in many Ginseng supplements tested by (07/11/2000) announces first test-based buyer's guide to dietary supplements; Manufacturers encouraged to have products tested for potential inclusion. (04/24/2000)
 Quality of prostate supplements get mixed review in study; Saw palmetto product review published online today. (01/31/2000)
 Majority of dietary supplements sold in U.S. being tested by in 2000; newest results due January 31 for Saw Palmetto. (01/24/2000)


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