Product Reviews

Supplement reviews are a powerful tool to help consumers make better buying choices. Reporting an ineffective supplement saves consumers money, but reporting side effects can literally save lives.

 

It is reported that approximately 23,000 people a year end up in the emergency room after taking a supplement. Reference: https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMsa1504267

 

Consumer Reports finds a number of ingredients found in popular supplements from trusted retailers can cause organ damage, cardiac arrest, and cancer.

 

Each of the following ingredients were found in products available online or in major stores such as GNC, Costco, CVS, Walmart, and Whole Foods, notes the magazine.

 

1. Aconite

2. Caffeine Powder

3. Chaparral

4. Coltsfoot

5. Comfrey

6. Germander

7. Greater Celandine

8. Green Tea Extract Powder

9. Kava

10. Lobelia

11. Methylsynephrine

12. Pennyroyal Oil

13. Red Yeast Rice

14. Usnic Acid

15. Yohimbe

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M-Drol & H-Drol Manufacturer Busted Sitesh Bansi Patel originally of  Irvine, California, man was found guilty  following a jury trial on conspiracy and mail fraud charges in relation to his role in a conspiracy to defraud the United States Food and Drug Administration. A federal jury sitting in the United States District Court for the …

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FDA Acts on Dietary Supplements Containing DMHA and Phenibut

DMHA and Phenibut On April 10, 2019, the FDA issued 12 warning letters to companies whose dietary supplement products are in violation of the law. The FDA issued 9 warning letters to companies whose products are marketed as dietary supplements and labeled to contain DMHA. DMHA has been found in numerous dietary supplement products, often marketed …

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