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Product Reviews Found:
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1.Greens Greens and Whole Food Powders and Capsules
2.Greens Vitamin K Supplements Review (Including Calcium, Vitamin D, Magnesium & Boron)  *
3.Greens Acai Berry Supplements and Beverages Review
4.Greens Vision Supplements Review (with Lutein and Zeaxanthin)  *
5.Greens Tuna, Salmon & Sardines Review (Canned and Packaged)  *
6.Greens Green Tea Review: Supplements, Brewable, Matcha, and Bottled  *
7.Greens Meal Replacement & Weight Management Powders and Shakes Review  *
8.Greens Probiotic Supplements Review (Including Pet Probiotics)  *
9.Greens Vitamin A Supplements Review, Including Beta-Carotene and Cod Liver Oil  *


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10.Cancer Prevention (Reducing the Risk)
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ConsumerLab.com Answers to Questions Found:
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1.I take warfarin (Coumadin), an anticoagulant drug. Are there supplements I should avoid, or be taking, due to this drug?  (in Comments)
2.Rhodiola and ashwagandha are both promoted to help with stress and anxiety. Is it safe to take them at the same time?  (in Comments)
3.What do alkaline booster drops do? Do they provide the same benefits as Kre-Alkalyn?
4.Is Spirulina safe? I heard that it can contain toxins, such as BMAA and microcystin toxin.
5.How do the Beyond Burger, the Impossible Burger, and a beef burger compare in terms of vitamins and minerals, and which is best?  (in Comments)
6.The maker of my multivitamin says it doesn't include folic acid because too much from supplements can be harmful. Is that true?  (in Comments)
7.What are the effects of curcumin on the liver?  (in Comments)
8.Is it true that iodine can cause acne or other skin problems?
9.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)
10.What are the side effects of melatonin supplements?  (in Comments)
11.Which dietary supplements and health foods contain high levels of lead?
12.Is it better to get vitamins from foods or supplements, and are natural vitamins better than synthetic vitamins?
13.What are the health benefits of stevia? Is it safe?
14.What is shilajit? Does it have any proven health benefits, and is heavy metal contamination a concern?
15.Which "whole food" multivitamins are only from foods and don't include synthetic vitamins? What can you tell from the labels of these products: Complete Foods Nutrition-OctoMega MultiVitamin; Sunwarrior Raw Vitamins; Garden of LIfe-MyKind Organics; Nature's Brands-PhytoVitamins; Doctors' Research MultiVitamin?
16.Which supplements can help lower my triglycerides?
17.I've heard that rice has high levels of arsenic. Does that mean rice bran oil does too?
18.Do any supplements help prevent or improve cataracts?
19.Can beetroot juice or supplements help lower my blood pressure?
20.Which supplements can cause diarrhea?


Clinical Updates Found:
2017 Toxin in Algae Supplements (03/28/2017)
Toxin in Algae Supplements
Some Spirulina supplements and many A. flos-aquae supplements were found to be contaminated with microcystin toxin – a liver toxin, according to a recently published study. For details, see the "Concerns and Cautions" section of the Greens and Whole Food Supplements Review >>
 Anti-Inflammatory Effect of Juice Plus+? (03/15/2017)
Anti-Inflammatory Effect of Juice Plus+?
Chronic systemic inflammation is a risk factor for cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and cancer. A recent clinical trial assessed the product Juice Plus+ for its ability to reduce this inflammation in obese men and women. The abstract of the published study indicates that it works, but the results tell a different story. For details, see the "What It Does" section of the Greens and Whole Foods Powders, Pills, and Drinks Review (which includes our tests of products) >>
2016 Spirulina Lowers Cholesterol (08/09/2016)
Spirulina Lowers Cholesterol
Spirulina, a common ingredient in greens and whole foods supplements, was found to lower total and "bad" LDL cholesterol, but only in certain people. Get the details, plus our tests of products containing spirulina, in the Greens and Whole Foods Powders, Drinks and Pills Review >>
 Gastrointestinal Side-Effects of Chlorella (02/21/2016)
Gastrointestinal Side-Effects of Chlorella
In response to a CL Answer about Spirulina, CL members have reported vomiting after using another algae-based supplement, Chlorella – a common ingredient in "greens" powders and drinks. We then reviewed clinical studies of Chlorella and found high rates of other gastrointestinal side-effects. For details see the "Concerns and Cautions" section of the Greens and Whole Foods Powders and Pills Review >>
2014 Chlorella Lowers Cholesterol and Triglycerides (07/09/2014)
Chlorella Lowers Cholesterol and Triglycerides
A daily dose of chlorella (an ingredient included in some "greens" and whole foods supplements) significantly reduced total cholesterol, "bad" VLDL cholesterol, and triglyceride levels in men and women with mildly elevated cholesterol. Get the details, including the dosage used, plus our tests and comparisons of supplements containing chlorella and other "greens" in the updated Greens and Whole Foods Powders and Pills >> 
2013 Toxin in Algae Supplements (01/20/2013)
Toxin in Algae Supplements
A recently published study found that supplements containing a certain type of algae were all contaminated with a toxin that is a potential carcinogen and can cause liver damage. Get more details in the recent update to the Greens and Whole Foods Powders Review >>


Recent Recalls and Warnings Found:
1.Fiber Supplement Recalled for Salmonella Risk (04/17/2020)
2.Arthritis Supplement Recalled for Salmonella Risk (04/17/2020)
3.Kudzu Supplement Recalled for Salmonella Risk (03/20/2020)
4.FDA Finds Problems at 52% of Supplement Manufacturing Sites in U.S. and 42% Abroad (03/13/2020)
5.Supplements Promoted for Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Sell "False Hope," Warns FDA (02/13/2019)
6.Seller of Protein Powder, Spirulina & Other Products Warned for Manufacturing Violations (12/12/2018)
7.Seller of Cold and Flu Supplements, "SuperFood" & More Warned by FDA (12/05/2018)
8.Bob's Red Mill Organic Amaranth Flour Recalled Due To Salmonella Risk (04/09/2018)

Archived Recalls and Warnings Found:
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1."Micro Greens" Recalled Due to Salmonella Risk (03/24/2017)
2.Maker of "Super Food" Warned for Manufacturing Violations (07/23/2016)
3.FDA Finds Problems at 58% of Supplement Manufacturing Sites in U.S. and Abroad (03/12/2016)
4.Soylent Meal Replacement Powder Reported to Contain Lead and Cadmium (08/19/2015)
5.FDA Warns Maker of Fruit Energy Drinks for Drug Claims (06/11/2015)
6.Seller of Omega-3, Probiotics & SuperFoods Warned for Manufacturing Violations, Drug Claims (05/30/2015)
7.Smoothie Blends Recalled Due to Potential Listeria Contamination (01/21/2015)
8.Seller of Energy & Joint Supplements, Aloe, Silver and More Warned for Drug Claims (12/02/2014)
9."Superfood" Greens Recalled Due to Salmonella Risk (08/04/2014)
10."Stem Cell" Supplement Recalled Due to Allergen Risk (01/21/2014)
11.Prebiotic and Digestive Enzyme Supplement Recalled Due To Drug Risk (10/11/2013)
12.Maker of Greens and Whole Foods Supplements Warned For Drug Claims, Manufacturing Violations (08/06/2013)
13.Maker of Algae Products Warned For Drug Claims, Manufacturing Violations (08/01/2013)
14.Herbal Supplement Company Warned For Drug Claims, Manufacturing Violations (07/12/2013)
15.Seller of Cardio, Immune, Greens Supplements and More Warned For Drug Claims (06/13/2013)
16.Maker of Cardio, Arthritis, Cleanse Supplements and More Warned For Manufacturing Violations and Drug Claims (05/17/2013)
17.Maker of Nutrition Shakes Warned For Manufacturing Violations (03/22/2013)
18.Probiotic Recalled Due To Undeclared Soy (03/21/2013)
19.Maker of Liquid Supplements Warned For Manufacturing Violations and Drug Claims (03/15/2013)
20.Ingredient Supplier Warned For Meal Replacement Product Misbranding and Adulteration (02/06/2013)
21.Food for Health Warned for Manufacturing Violations and Drug Claims on Supplements (01/24/2013)
22.Court Orders Marketers of Supreme Greens and Coral Calcium to Pay Nearly $70 Million for Consumer Refunds (08/31/2009)
23.Deceptive Marketing of “Supreme Greens" -- Settlement with FTC (10/06/2005)
24.False Claims Made by Marketer of Cortisol-related Weight-Loss Supplements According to FTC (10/06/2004)
25.FTC Charges Marketers of Two Supplements with False Claims to Cure Range of Diseases (06/04/2004)
26.FDA Seizes Bogus Dietary Supplement That Claims to Cure Cancer (09/29/2003)


News Releases Found:
2019 Contamination Still an Issue in Some Greens and Whole Food Products, ConsumerLab Tests Reveal (01/31/2019)
2016 ConsumerLab Finds Lead, Cadmium and Arsenic Contamination in Greens and Whole Foods Supplements (08/08/2016)
2013 Contamination a Common Problem in "Greens" and "Whole Foods" Products According to ConsumerLab.com (07/08/2013)
2010 ConsumerLab.com Finds Lower-priced Resveratrol Supplements Pass Tests While Some Higher-priced brands flunk (12/02/2010)
 ConsumerLab.com tests "greens" and "whole foods" products; Most offer healthful nutrients, but some found contaminated with heavy metals (06/09/2010)
2009 ConsumerLab.com tests quality of acai berry supplements and beverages -- No contamination found but health benefits remain unproven.  Caution urged with laxative formulas and billing schemes. (08/25/2009)
2008 ConsumerLab.com 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)


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