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Identifying the best quality nutritional products through independent testing, since 1999
Identifying the best quality nutritional products through independent testing, since 1999

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Even a teaspoon of some #cinnamon products contains an unsafe amount of #coumarin, a #liver toxin. Learn more and see exactly how much coumarin is in each of the popular cinnamon supplements and spices we've tested, in +ConsumerLab.com's Cinnamon Supplements and Spices Review: http://tiny.cc/ijrtny
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#Niacinamide (a form of #niacin) has been promoted as a way to protect against #memory loss associated with #Alzheimers disease – a claim based on studies in mice. A recent study put this to the test in people. See the results +ConsumerLab.com's B Vitamin Supplements Review: http://tiny.cc/6grtny
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Which are the best #melatonin supplements? We just published our latest review, based on laboratory tests and comparisons of more than 20 popular melatonin supplements of all types. See the results now, including CL’s Top Picks, information about dosing, side effects, and more, in +ConsumerLab.com's new Melatonin Supplements Review: http://tiny.cc/3lhrny
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Is #CBD (#cannabidiol) helpful? Is it legally available? See +ConsumerLab.com's answer: http://tiny.cc/be8ony

To help consumers know what’s really in #hemp oils and other products that may contain CBD, ConsumerLab will be testing these. You can suggest a product for testing by emailing us at info@consumerlab.com. Get our free newsletter https://www.consumerlab.com/list.asp to be alerted when the results are published.
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Children of mothers who took high amounts of #folicacid around the time of #pregnancy had lower cognitive and verbal scores when tested at 4 to 5 years of age, according to a new study. While it is important that pregnant women get a moderate amount of folic acid to prevent spinal cord defects, higher amounts should be avoided. Get the details in +ConsumerLab.com's B Vitamin Supplements Review: http://tiny.cc/a0fkny
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#Curcumin (from #turmeric) has shown promise in reducing the #pain and #inflammation of rheumatoid #arthritis in several small studies, including one that was recently published. However, larger studies are needed to prove this benefit. Details are found in +ConsumerLab.com's Turmeric/Curcumin Supplements Review: http://tiny.cc/uyfkny
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A study among overweight women found that substituting extra virgin #oliveoil for another plant oil led to greater losses of #bodyfat during #dieting. Get the details (and our Top Picks among popular olive oils) in +ConsumerLab.com's Extra Virgin Olive Oils Review: http://tiny.cc/endiny
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A recent study found that taking high doses of vitamins #B6 and #B12 was associated with an increased risk of #lungcancer among men, particularly among those who smoke. For details, see +ConsumerLab.com's B Vitamin Supplements Review: http://tiny.cc/ofyfny
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A new study found the risk of developing #dementia to be significantly lower in areas with higher levels of #lithium in the drinking water. This finding is consistent with a study that found low-dose lithium to stabilize patients with #Alzheimers disease. Get the details in +ConsumerLab.com's Low-Dose Lithium Supplements Review: http://tiny.cc/voneny
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Taking high doses of #Bvitamins, including B vitamin complexes, folic acid and B6, was associated with a higher risk of age-related #cataracts among middle-aged men and women, according to a new study. For details, see +ConsumerLab.com's B Vitamin Supplements Review: http://tiny.cc/bnneny
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