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After learning with a Naturopath for a number of years I took over as Nutrition Department Manger and Buyer at 2 health food stores in New England from 2003-2007. Working with hundreds of customers over the years, I have been fortunate enough to be able to help many people. What I have to share comes from my experience. I do not give advice or recommendations. All I can tell you is what I would do for myself. My reviews of products are not influenced or affiliated with any manufacturers.

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Better than another brand

Posted on Sep 22, 2011

13 people found the following review helpful

I ordered beet powder from another company in Florida (they claimed the powder was organic). The color and taste of this beet powder is far superior. For the few extra dollars and and an unquestionable organic label, I'll buy this one again. The price went up a bit so that's why I only gave it 4 stars

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I'm moving on...

Posted on Feb 28, 2011

12 people found the following review helpful

I always liked this formula and Jarrow's non-vegetarian Bone-Up because of their use of MK-7 (even though it is a small amount). Not many manufacturers are aware of Vit. K's importance in keeping calcium out of soft tissue and in the bones. This formula used to have Glucosamine HCL in it, but now it has potassium (which is a lot cheaper and so ubiquitous in nature that I consider it to be a worthless addition). So they took something valuable out and basically gave us nothing back. They also use magnesium oxide which is poorly absorbed. It's convenient taking a calcium "formula" but there are compromises. So, after using a few bottles of this formula, I've decide to move on. I'm willing to take a few more pills to get what I really want in a supplement. I'll be using Now Foods- Red Mineral Algae, Healthy Origins Vitamin D3 5000, Jarrow- MK7, Thorne Research- Magnesium CitraMate, Zinc Glycinate, and Solgar- Multi Chelated 3mg Boron. I already take a B-Vitamin, Vit C, and chlorophyll (for copper), so everything is covered.

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I thought the K2 in here was MK-7 but it's not. It's MK-4

Posted on Dec 25, 2013

6 people found the following review helpful

MK-4 only lasts a few hours in the body while MK-7 lasts about a day. I switched back to Jarrow MK-7 and Healthy Origins Vitamin D3 (5000IU) Now that I know better, 1000IU of D3 in the winter is not enough for me. I've moved up to 5000 IU/day in the winter since I live north of 35 degrees latitude in the US, and that's what the current research suggests. I'd rather take 2 pills(D and K2) and get an effective dose vs. having to take 4-5 of these.

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I stopped buying this

Posted on Dec 25, 2013

6 people found the following review helpful

I found out that Beta-Alanine is the limiting factor in the body's own production of Carnosine, so I use that now. There's nothing wrong with this product except that it's 3 times more expensive than going with Beta-Alanine. See http://www.iherb.com/Now-Foods-Sports-Beta-Alanine-100-Pure-Powder-17-6-oz-500-g/10940

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Helping to prevent delayed onset muscle soreness

Posted on Feb 09, 2009

5 people found the following review helpful

I've been using D-Ribose to help prevent delayed onset muscle soreness. If my muscles really feel tight after a workout, and I take 5- 10 grams within an hour of the workout it helps. If I workout till muscle exhaustion, I'd need 15 grams. I wouldn't take 15 grams all at once though: I'd take some before the workout. This is the most economical D-Ribose I've found so far. Sometimes the powder clumps up a little, but it's no big deal: I just crush it back up.

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Gave me prostate problems on 2 separate occasions

Posted on Dec 25, 2013

5 people found the following review helpful

I've been using DHEA for many years without complications. I bought this one because it was a less expensive vegetarian capsule alternative. After one week of using this DHEA I developed an achy feeling in my groin and symptoms of prostate enlargement. I went to a Chiropractic Kinesiologist and he told me this product was making me weak and that I had a microbial infection going on in my prostate. I stopped using this product but thought it may have been just a coincidence due to some other unknown factor, so I kept it. All my symptoms cleared up and 6 months later I went back on Country Life DHEA without any problems. When I ran out, I tried using the MRM DHEA again. It's been one week since I went back to it and my prostate problem is back. This is not a coincidence. There's something that's not right with this product. Lot #120460 Exp 05/15

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No BPA in the cans, Lot's of Potassium.

Posted on Nov 15, 2011

3 people found the following review helpful

With concerns over BPA I emailed them. They told me their sealant for the inside of the can is water based. I don't know what it is, but it's not Bisphenol-A. They also didn't say the amount of potassium in each serving, but told me that if they listed it on the label, they would have to keep the potassium strictly calibrated and might have to add some here or there due to the natural variations from batch to batch. They didn't want to have to add any ingredients to their product. They sent me a list of the average potassium per serving, and this one (with added lime) has the most. That's why I'll keep buying this particular one.

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Vegan Friendly and Organic

Posted on Feb 28, 2011

3 people found the following review helpful

Whole herb turmeric concentrate vs. curcumin extract only. No gelatin! I'm not sure if the lecithin is GMO free??? In an effort to get away from gelatin, I switched from New Chapter's Turmeric Force to Gaia. Potency is practically the same (10mg difference).

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Can be Strong! Each batch seems to be different.

Posted on Nov 09, 2011

3 people found the following review helpful

I like this one is better than the cinnamon flavor because the cinnamon flavor burned my mouth if I used it undiluted. It tastes like the periobrite toothpaste. It's strong and can still be overwhelming when gargling with it. I have found that some batches are overwhelmingly strong and some are just right. I'm not sure why there is such a difference. I'll by it again because I can't find anything better. I just wish they'd get their quality control together so the product is consistant.

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Less expensive boost of L-Carnosine

Posted on Dec 25, 2013

3 people found the following review helpful

I use 1/2 teaspoon per day and have never felt the tingling sensation they refer to on the bottle. I don't notice an energy boost, but what's important is that it's boosting Carnosine which has been shown to lengthen the ends of our chromosomes called the Telomeres, protecting them from deterioration. It's one of the best DNA protective anti-aging things we can do.

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Best price on liquid castile soap

Posted on Nov 15, 2011

2 people found the following review helpful

No reason to pay extra for Bronner's... Ounce per ounce it's even better than buying Bronner's in the Gallon size! Almond scent is not overpowering.

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Not compatible with standard Rainshow'r models

Posted on May 14, 2009

3 people found the following review helpful

This filter does not flow though from one side to the other. It has a one sided design and is specifically for CQ-1000 model canister ONLY. This filter appears to have a short life-span (6-7) months as compared to standard cartridges which last a year.

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