Healthy living is of great importance to me. I have some medical complaints but I'm very happy to say that high cholesterol is a thing of the past for me. I started taking high strength DHA and EPA fish oil (from iherb - see my reviews) and after 6 months, I had blood tests done and my cholesterol had halved and my doctor took me off statins. One of the great things for me about iherb is that I can use DHL postage and being in a remote part of Australia, it means that I can get my items within a reasonable time. I have other ailments and once I can prove that something else from iherb works well for any of my other complaints, I will update you about that too.
A high quality product - I spent weeks researching which was the best fucoidan. There is a lot on the market. I have only been taking it for two weeks but already I feel more energized. I specifically bought it for its anti cancer qualities as I have a history of cancer in the family. Apparently it activates the killer T cells in the body that attack cancer cells. This product contains the active ingredient of a particular brown seaweed called undaria pinnatifida and they use a special extraction process called "Maritech" which protects the fucoidan molecules from being damaged and offers the best viability. Believe you me, I put in a lot of time in researching the product as you have to be careful what you put into your body. You don't want any fucoidan from Japanese waters due to the nuclear fall out - this was another plus for me. This product offers the most potency and is farmed from the Atlantic ocean off the coast of South America in the Patagonian sea. Most importantly, it doesn't contain any seaweed such as laminaria japonica or kombu which contain a lot of iodine. If you don't have an iodine deficiency then you can be doing more harm than good, so this was a big factor for me too. I take it twice per day. I also like that it has the side benefits of normalizing blood sugar, reducing cholesterol and increases resistance to viral infections etc. You can buy this supplement at a better price by buying in volume from the Life Extension website but as I live in a remote area, they could not offer me DHL, so Iherb was the better choice for me. These people should be paying me a commission!!
Posted by HealthyLiving4Me on July 4 2016 | Verified Purchase
I only started taking these probiotics in the past few weeks. I have had a compromised immune system for a long time and I should have really been taking a probiotic a long time ago. I think you can get better probiotics that have 10 billion CFU and more than eight strains of bacteria but the price is good for this strength and I'm happy that it's a good mid range strength. I recently had a lot of illness with colds and I got over it without taking antibiotics for the first time in 25 years. I put this down to more than one factor but I believe that the probiotics had some effect so I will continue taking them.
Posted by HealthyLiving4Me on June 11 2016 | Verified Purchase
I recommend this product because it has a high level of the active ingredient. I used to take three 1000mg tablets of another fish oil but it only had a third of the active ingredient in it. It was a combination EPA and DHA. Now I take one of these and also one EPA capsule from these people as well. It does the job with a high amount of active ingredient and I take one tablet less. Works for me.
I really like this kind of shaker with the metal ball - it works well. I have one already which I purchased from GNC and their catch goes all the way back so that it doesn't interfere with drinking. This one is good but it would be nice if that catch went all the way back.
Posted by HealthyLiving4Me on June 12 2016 | Verified Purchase
I recommend this product because it has a high level of the active ingredient. I used to take three 1000mg tablets of another fish oil but it only had a third of the active ingredient in it. It was a combination EPA and DHA. Now I take one of these and also one DHA capsule from these people as well. It does the job with a high amount of active ingredient and I take one tablet less. Works for me.
Posted by HealthyLiving4Me on February 18 2016 | Verified Purchase
Healthy Origins is one of the best brands out there, if not the best. They always have high quality products without the fillers and they have vege caps which I prefer. In this case, I can get the high dose of coq10 that I want in one tablet rather than taking four. Yes, the tablet is big - "a horse tablet size" but it is slippery and I find I can swallow it just fine. It meets my needs.
Posted by HealthyLiving4Me on December 11 2015 | Verified Purchase
This is a very good brand and is helping to lower my blood sugar. I will provide more feedback when I have some test results and can quantify how much of an effect this product has had for me. Early indications are that this is helping.
Posted by HealthyLiving4Me on July 30 2016 | Verified Purchase
I have been taking this for a couple of months now and I can't tell if it's working. The jury is out on this supplement and I will tell you more in another couple of months.
Posted by HealthyLiving4Me on January 7 2017 | Verified Purchase
I used the 100 mg product at first. I did a lot of reading and it found that for best results you should be taking at least 120 mg of the product so I have started using this 150 mg version which is pretty good value. This is a high quality product made from pine bark and I would recommend it for diabetes, high blood pressure, and asthma - apparently it's also good for the reproductive system for both males and females.
I have ordered more of this mustard. I've had it with sausages, and chicken so far. It's tasty with a nice tang. I will try the yellow one at some point but it's hard to go past this one. What I like is that it contains apple cider vinegar - good for people with blood sugar problems as it blocks some of the digestion of starch - when you digest starch it raises your blood sugar. I like it as it doesn't contain gluten, sugar and rubbish like others. I'm very careful with what I put into my body.