r Lipoic acid is more biologically active than the synthetic s lipoic acid. Unless otherwise indicated supplements will be a mix of r and s ala. This was the most reasonably priced r-ala I could find. ALA is said to be more effective if taken in conjunction with acetyl-L-carnitine.
Lovely in Smoothies
This product contains an amazing mix of super foods and works well when mixed into a smoothie.
This book contains some useful information about berries, greens and mushrooms.
I use both this product and Source Naturals DigestActiv. Because I do not tolerate the capsules, I empty the contents of capsules and mix it in with food. The DigestActive can impart an unpleasant flavour to some foods and I find the Daily Enzymes are a better product in that regard.
With a family history of osteoporosis I am keen to minimize my risks via diet, lifestyle and supplements therefore I consider vitamin K2 a must in this regard. This product would not have been my first choice for this vitamin but is the one I could find that had a reasonable level of the vitamin that was not made using soy and is a reasonable price. As I am soy intolerant, this eliminated most other products.
This product has a good combination of substances (silymarin, dandelion and turmeric) which offer protection for the liver.
Vanilla is Prominent
We have bought this product to give as a small present to friends and have had positive feed back from those we have given it too. The vanilla scent is a lot stronger than the orange.
I use both this product and Source Naturals DigestActiv. Because I do not tolerate the capsules, I empty the contents of capsules and mix it in with food. The DigestActive can impart an unpleasant flavour to some foods and I find the Daily Enzymes are a better product in that regard. This sample size provides a convenient sized container for use away from home.
Helped me Overcome Intolerances.
Prior to taking this supplement, I had a difficult time finding supplements I could tolerate due to Multiple Chemical Sensitivity. Because of this I started this supplement by taking only minute amounts at the beginning and building up. Each time I increased the amount I would notice a strange feeling in my head that was quite different from other reactions I have had. I did persist and found that this reaction would disappear as my body adjusted to the higher dose. Once I was able to take a full capsule each day, I found that was able to take other supplements with a greatly reduced likelihood of intolerance.
I purchased this product to try making my own toothpaste using this recipe: 3 Tbs (45cc) coconut oil (melted or very soft) 3 Tbs (45cc) baking soda 25 drops peppermint oil 10 drops liquid stevia (Adjust the peppermint oil and liquid stevia to suit your taste buds) Enough vegetable oil to keep the coconut oil from solidifying at room temperature - I used avocado oil. Mix ingredients to make a paste and store in glass jar. Dip tooth brush in paste as required. Although it has a slightly salty flavour from the baking soda, I found it to be a reasonable natural toothpaste. It does not lather up but then a lather is not necessary for it to work efficiently.
A Powerful Antioxidant.
I take 4 mg (2 tablets) per day of this product for its powerful antioxidant properties.
This powdered chlorella is easily added to food or smoothies and comes in an economical size. Two features of this product that had me choosing this chlorella over others are that it is a broken cell wall chlorella and its organic status.