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  • sterols
  • Specialized MVMs-such as those for enhanced performance or energy, weight control, improved immune function, or management of menopause symptoms-often include vitamins and minerals in combination with herbal and specialty ingredients, such as sterols, coenzyme Q10, probiotics, and glucosamine. (nih.gov)
  • supplement
  • Vivida, a supplement from Lifes2Good Inc., contains astaxanthin, an antioxidant that's extracted from algae, along with vitamin C. Other ingredients include silica, from the horsetail plant, and a 'marine extract' from cod and other ocean fish. (courant.com)
  • And just as Life Extension closely monitors and tests the potency of standardized botanical extracts slated for manufacturing products, the organization's fulfillment facility, as well as quality assurance and quality control (QA/QC) procedures, are evaluated regularly by NSF International , an organization that provides independent, third-party certification programs on a variety of aspects of dietary supplement production, including certification in good manufacturing practices . (lifeextension.com)
  • The nutrient ingredients and the botanical extracts in any given supplement will work in different ways. (bcbr.com)
  • As is the case with many botanical supplement ingredients, it's not fully understood how they work to increase testosterone. (bcbr.com)
  • Lastly, the supplement includes a couple of ingredients that work in drastically different ways from the nutrient and plant extract ingredients. (bcbr.com)
  • Marine-D3 is a supplement sold online by Marine Essentials which claims the product is effective at slowing down or reversing the main causes of aging and disease and will, among other things, reduce fat and increase energy. (consumerlab.com)
  • On the Marine-D3 website we were not able to find a list of the product's ingredients (i.e., its "Supplement Facts"), but a sales representative informed us through online chat that each capsule contains 1,000 IU of vitamin D3, 300 mg of EPA and DHA from calamari oil (CalamarineĀ®), and 40 mg of an extract from brown seaweed (Seanol-PĀ®). Two capsules daily are suggested. (consumerlab.com)
  • vitamin
  • When a patient recently arrived for an appointment toting 20 different products she was using regularly - including an eye cream, a vitamin C cream, a wrinkle serum, a pigmentation cream, a mask, a peel, a scrub and "some sort of special oxygen detoxifying cream" - Dr. Cook-Bolden said she confiscated all but three. (nytimes.com)
  • and, if necessary, a product tailored to specific skin needs, whether a cream for pimples or pigmented spots, or a vitamin-enriched moisturizer for aging skin. (nytimes.com)
  • equivalent products
  • Varying definitions of MVMs, and the fact that manufacturers can change the composition of their MVMs at will, complicate the study of the potential impacts of MVMs on health because equivalent products are not used across studies. (nih.gov)
  • dosage
  • In most of these studies, the diagnosis was not well established, the placebo response rate was lower than usually seen in such studies, the dosage of standard antidepressants was low, and the dosage of hypericin varied more than six-fold. (extropy.org)
  • differently
  • Cough syrup, for example, might be priced radically differently depending on the manufacturer, but the ingredients that help a patient stop coughing will be the same. (wisegeek.com)
  • example
  • For example, a manufacturer might label a product containing vitamins C and E, selenium, and beta-carotene as an antioxidant formula rather than an MVM even though it contains several vitamins and a mineral. (nih.gov)
  • label
  • Products are tested for identity (i.e. does the product meet recognized standards of identity and does the product meet the level of quality claimed on the label? (lifeextension.com)
  • Follow all directions on the product label and package. (everydayhealth.com)
  • There is nothing surprising about the amount of sugar in any of our products - it is listed clearly on the label so consumers can make the choice that is right for them. (euractiv.com)
  • amount
  • The lower the amount of allicin, the less effective a garlic product might be. (everydayhealth.com)
  • The sugar amount in two of the exact same sodas can vary hugely depending on where in Europe the soft drinks are bought, according to a study by Action on Sugar. (euractiv.com)
  • expensive
  • But some dermatologists are also suggesting patients use fewer, less expensive products because they believe there is little scientific research to justify buying an armload of pricey cosmetics, Dr. Sawyer said. (nytimes.com)
  • patients
  • At a time when beauty companies are introducing an increasing number of products marketed for specific body parts -including necks, creases around the mouth and eyelids - or for apocryphal maladies like visible pores or cellulite, these doctors are putting their patients on cosmetics restriction diets. (nytimes.com)
  • My New Year's beauty resolution for patients is: cut down on skin-care products and cut your skin-care budget," Dr. Sawyer said. (nytimes.com)
  • variety
  • This product produces its results through a variety of pathways. (bcbr.com)
  • Overall, this is a pretty good ingredient profile, not only because of the variety of ingredient types but also because many of the ingredients have strong scientific evidence that supports their inclusion in a testosterone-boosting formula. (bcbr.com)
  • unique
  • Overall, Testocore Advanced is a good testosterone booster, but unfortunately can't be counted among the most recommendable, despite its advantages and unique ingredients. (bcbr.com)
  • These unique ingredients are Piper Nigrum Extract and Diindolylmethane. (bcbr.com)
  • Water
  • Furthermore, the presence of water may be contraindicated by virtue of the intended final use of the product. (google.es)