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Read our reviews of B vitamin supplements, to find the best B complexes, niacin, B-6, B-12, biotin, thiamin and folic acid. Get information about B vitamins for energy, memory, and depression. Read about MTHFR and methylfolate, and the safety of energy drinks with B vitamins.

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1.My HDL (good) cholesterol level is low. Should I take niacin to raise my HDLs?
2.If I already take red yeast rice, would adding high-dose niacin help further reduce my cholesterol levels, and would this be safe?
3.Does nicotinamide riboside (as in Niagen and Basis) really have anti-aging or other health benefits?
4.Have you evaluated a multivitamin by Vita Logic called Daily Extra?
5.When taking a statin drug like Lipitor or Crestor, are there supplements I should avoid or take?
6.Which foods are a good source of B vitamins?
7.Which supplements can help lower cholesterol and keep my heart healthy? Are there any to avoid?
8.Is there a risk of liver toxicity with certain supplements?
9.Which supplements can help lower my triglycerides?
10.What are the most common, potentially dangerous interactions between supplements and drugs?
11.I read that sterol supplements to lower cholesterol like CholestOff can block the absorption of vitamins. Is that true?
12.Is it better to get vitamins from foods or supplements, and are natural vitamins better than synthetic vitamins?
13.My doctor warned me that red yeast rice can cause liver damage - is that true?  (in Comments)
14.Can vitamins or other supplements cause a change in the ability to taste, or even a loss of taste?
15.Do any supplements help prevent or reduce eye floaters?
16.How can the Recommended Daily Allowance (RDA) for magnesium be higher than the Upper Tolerable Intake Level (UL)? That is, how can an amount which is healthful also put you at risk for harm?
17.Which supplements help with Raynaud's phenomenon?
18.Is it better to take fish oil, flaxseed oil -- or both?  (in Comments)
19.Are there any supplements I should avoid when taking acetaminophen (Tylenol)?
20.How do the Beyond Burger, the Impossible Burger, and a beef burger compare in terms of vitamins and minerals, and which is best?
21.What is inositol hexaphosphate (IP6)? Can it really prevent or treat cancer?
22.I've been taking a Daily Advantage multi but am now concerned by the very high % DV for vitamin C (833% DV), niacin (325% DV), and B vitamins (over 1,000% DV for several). The company tells me this formula is based on clinical experience and the scientific literature. What do you think?
23.Are the "% DV" numbers on vitamin supplement labels really based on what I need?
24.Do any supplements help prevent or improve cataracts?
25.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?
26.What B-vitamin complex do you recommend for older people?

Clinical Updates Found:
2019 Platelet Concern With High-dose Niacin (11/11/2019)
 Eye Risk With High-Dose Niacin (11/01/2019)
 Is Niagen Safe? (07/20/2019)
 NAD+ and Cancer? (06/19/2019)
2018 Liver Toxicity With Niacin (11/20/2018)
 Niagen for Blood Sugar Control? (07/10/2018)
 What Niagen Does (04/03/2018)
2017 Niacinamide for Alzheimer's Disease? (09/19/2017)
 Niacin & Skin Cancer (04/19/2017)
2016 Niagen Form of Niacin May Cause Flushing (10/11/2016)
2015 Niacin Helps Prevent Skin Cancers (10/24/2015)
 Niacin Reduces Skin Cancer (05/16/2015)
2014 High-Dose Niacin with Statins Not Worth It (07/19/2014)
2013 B Vitamin Supplements for Stroke? (09/21/2013)
 Concern Over Niacin (03/17/2013)
2011 No Benefit of Niacin with Statins (11/20/2011)
 Niacin Concern Stops Cardiovascular Study (05/31/2011)

Recalls and Warnings Found:
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1.American College of Sports Medicine Warns of Energy Drink Dangers (02/13/2018)
2.Adverse Effects From Energy Drinks Common Among Youth and Young Adults (01/16/2018)
3.Seller of B Vitamins, Vitamin C, Potassium & More Warned for Manufacturing Violations (04/04/2017)
4.Seller of Heart, Senior and Teen Supplements Warned For Drug Claims (01/17/2017)
5.Energy Drink Linked to Case of Acute Hepatitis (11/04/2016)
6.Liver Injuries Linked With Dietary Supplement Use on the Rise (11/04/2016)
7.Seller of Joint Health, Omega-3 Supplements & More Warned for Manufacturing Violations, Drug Claims (05/24/2016)
8.FDA Warns Companies Selling Products Containing Picamilon (12/05/2015)
9.GNC Accused of Selling Supplements with Unlawful Ingredients (10/28/2015)
10.Seller of Cholesterol, Arthritis Supplements and More Warned for Drug Claims (11/06/2014)
11.Seller of "Nerve", "Cleanse" and Probiotic Supplements Warned for Drug Claims (09/05/2014)
12.Maker of Mood, Smoking Cessation Supplements and More Warned for Violations, Drug Claims (05/14/2014)
13.Seller of B Vitamins, CoQ10, Amino Acids and Other Supplements Warned for Manufacturing Violations and Drug Claims (04/29/2014)
14.Seller of Sexual Enhancement Supplements Warned For Manufacturing Violations (02/19/2014)
15.Maker of Sexual Enhancement Supplement Warned for Manufacturing Violations (08/28/2013)
16.Seller Of Sexual Enhancement and Hormonal Balance Supplements Warned For Manufacturing Violations (05/10/2013)
17.Cardio, Energy and Sexual Enhancement Supplement Distributor Warned For Manufacturing Violations and Drug Claims (04/18/2013)
18.Three More Sexual Enhancement Supplements Found To Contain Undeclared Drugs (04/04/2013)
19.Manufacturer of Joint, Weight Loss, Muscle Supplements and More Warned for Adulteration, Misbranding and Drug Claims (03/01/2013)
20.Energy Drink Recalled Due To Bacterial Contamination (02/15/2013)
21.Vitamin and Supplement Maker Warned For Labeling Errors, Manufacturing Violations (02/06/2013)
22.Enzyte "Male" Supplement Found to Affect Heart (10/22/2010)
23.Some Supplements Can Damage Eyes At High Doses and with Topical Use (10/27/2004)

News Releases Found:
2019 ConsumerLab Tests Reveal Best B Vitamin Supplements -- 19% of B Vitamin Supplements Fail CL's Tests of Quality (06/25/2019)
 Best Cholesterol-Lowering Supplements (Sterols, Stanols & Policosanol) Identified by ConsumerLab (04/26/2019)
2017 Gummies Are Most Likely to Fail Testing in Review of Multivitamins -- Best and Worst Multivitamins Identified by ConsumerLab Testing (11/01/2017) Reveals Best and Worst B Vitamin Supplements and Why Current Labels Often Mislead (02/23/2017)
2016 Helps Consumers Make Sense of the FDA's Updated Daily Values (DV) for Vitamins and Minerals (07/27/2016)
 Problems Found with 32% of Multivitamin/Multimineral Supplements -- Identifies Good Choices for Men, Women, and Children (01/12/2016)
2014 Which Supplements Help Lower Cholesterol? Identifies Best Products by Reviewing Evidence and Testing Quality (07/22/2014)
2012 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)
2010 reports deficiencies in some B-complex supplements and more caffeine than expected in "shot-sized" B vitamin "energy" drinks (10/26/2010)
 Cholesterol-lowering supplements reviewed by Many pass quality testing, one fails. Sterol and policosanol products analyzed.  Evidence for other cholesterol-lowering ingredients evaluated (03/25/2010)
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)
2007 Tests of B-vitamins by 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 — uncovers defects in over half of products tested (01/19/2007)
2006 evaluates cholesterol-lowering supplements — Test results available for over 90 products; Review of nine popular ingredients (08/01/2006)
2005 Testing by identifies many problems with popular supplements for weight loss, slimming, and blood sugar control (11/15/2005) 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 Consumers warned of pitfalls with some multivitamins and vitamin waters — Testing by uncovers problems with many brands (05/21/2004)
2003 finds many cholesterol-lowering supplements poorly made — Test results published online today (07/31/2003)
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 Problems found with multivitamins and multiminerals by (02/14/2001)


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