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Product Reviews (11)
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What is lunasin and does it really reduce cholesterol?
Lunasin supplement information, whether lunasin can lower cholesterol, safety and side effects, foods that contain lunasin, like soy.
What are the health benefits of coconut oil and medium chain triglycerides, such as those used in Bulletproof Coffee?
Learn the health benefits of coconut oil and medium chain triglycerides (MCTs), including evidence from Bulletproof Coffee, clinical studies on obesity, skin, and Alzheimer's disease.
Can beetroot juice improve my workout performance?
Find out if beetroot juice can help improve exercise endurance or performance, how it works, the clinical evidence, and cautions.. ConsumerLab.com's answer explains.
Does coconut water help re-hydrate as well as sports drinks?
Find out how coconut water compares to sports drinks, including rehydration and possible side effects.
Which sunscreens and after-sun products are contaminated with benzene and which are not?
Over 200 sunscreens and after-sun products have been reported to be contaminated with benzene, a carcinogen. See the results, by brand, and find out what to look for, and what to avoid, when choosing a sunscreen or after-sun product.
What is hydrogen water? Is it beneficial for alertness, athletic performance, arthritis or other conditions, and is it safe?
Find out if hydrogen water has benefits with regard to alertness, side effects of radiotherapy in cancer patients, metabolic syndrome, athletic performance, rheumatoid arthritis, liver disease, and other conditions, and learn if it is safe to use.
Does citrulline improve exercise performance or recovery?
Information on citrulline supplements helping with exercise endurance, performance, muscle strength, fatigue or soreness after exercise. ConsumerLab.com's answer explains.
Which supplements and foods can help lower or control my blood sugar?
Find out which supplements can help lower or control blood sugar. Supplements including turmeric/curcumin, fiber, cinnamon, and ginseng are believed to help lower blood sugar.
I do moderate exercise for about an hour a few times a week. Which supplements might help me?
Info on what supplements are best for work out & exercise regimens, including electrolytes, protein, creatine, and BCAAs.
What is BPC-157, what is it used for and is it safe?
Find out about BPC-157, including what it's promoted for and if it is safe.
Can heat and humidity destroy whey protein and other sports nutrition supplements (e.g., creatine, BCAAs, digestive enzymes) during shipping or while storing at home?
Find out if heat and humidity can degrade creatine, BCAAs, digestive enzymes, and other muscle enhancing supplements.
Does Neuriva improve memory or cognitive function?
Find out about Neuriva, its ingredients, and the evidence for or against it for memory and cognitive function.
Do "Mr. Happy Stack" supplements improve memory, cognition and mood, and are they safe?
Find out if Happy Stack supplements really work to enhance memory and cognition, plus safety and side effects. ConsumerLab.com's answer explains.
What is the benefit of magnesium orotate compared to other forms of magnesium?
Find out if magnesium orotate is the best form of magnesium for supplements, including safety concerns.
Do whey or soy protein powders contain estrogens?
Learn about the estrogen content of whey protein powders and soy protein powders. ConsumerLab.com's answer explains.
What is CELLFOOD and is it a healthy supplement?
Learn more about CELLFOOD (NuScience Corporation), including if the claims to improve athletic performance, fibromyalgia, weight loss, and cancer are true.
Does nicotinamide riboside (as in Niagen and Basis) really have anti-aging or other health benefits?
Niagen (Nicotinamide riboside) information, including if it actually provides anti-aging or other health benefits. ConsumerLab explores this question.
What is GABA (gamma-aminobutyric acid)? Is it beneficial for stress, anxiety, insomnia or other conditions, and is it safe?
Find out about GABA (gamma-aminobutyric acid), including if it's beneficial for insomnia, epilepsy, stress and anxiety, high blood pressure and building muscle, and learn if taking GABA supplements is safe.
When choosing a protein powder, which protein source is best -- whey, casein, soy, pea, rice, hemp or egg?
Protein powder information including the various sources of protein, including whey, casein, soy, pea, rice, hemp and egg.
Do essential amino acid (EAA) supplements help build muscle better than dietary protein or protein supplements?
Comparison of essential amino acids vs dietary protein and protein supplements for building muscle.
Does arnica gel, cream, or spray reduce bruising, pain, or swelling?
Find out if arnica gels, creams, or sprays can reduce bruising, pain, or swelling, help with varicose veins, or muscle pain after exercise. ConsumerLab.com's answer explains.
Recalls & Warnings (70)
Performance Enhancing Ingredient, DMAA, Not Really from Geraniums, Putting Its Use in Supplements in Doubt
FDA Seizes Ephedra-Containing Dietary Supplements for Unsubstantiated Athletic Performance Claims
Cardio, Energy and Sexual Enhancement Supplement Distributor Warned For Manufacturing Violations and Drug Claims
Court Orders Marketers of Supreme Greens and Coral Calcium to Pay Nearly $70 Million for Consumer Refunds
Sellers of Popular Weight Loss Supplements Pay $25 Million Over FTC Allegations of Deceptive Advertising
Synthetic Amphetamine, Less Protein and More Sugar Than Claimed Found in Workout Supplements
Clinical Updates (20)
Coconut Oil In Coffee?
Omega-3's and Cognition
A study has been underway which evaluates the effects of krill oil in adolescents with lower educational performance. It was recently reported that baseline testing (before starting krill) of the students showed a positive association between levels of EPA + DHA in their blood and performance on some, but not all, measures of cognitive performance. Get the details in the Fish Oil and Omega-3 Fatty Acid Supplements Review (Including Krill, Algae, Calamari, Green-lipped Mussel Oil) >>