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Tonalin Cla Reviews Vitamin Shoppe
Grass-fed animals: Beef from grass-fed cows is high in cla; so is milk from them. Eggs (especially the yolks) from grass fed chickens are also high in cla. ...Read more
I want to know if it is true that conjugated linoleic acid helps remove fat. Also, my diet is healthy and I perform exercises.
No: It does notGet a more detailed answer ›
It won't do any harm: But it's not a normal weight loss alternative. Weight loss has many things associated with it's effectiveness. So contact your doctor, and discuss the different ways you can begin this safely, including dietary guidelines for your body type, BMI, age, activity level, lifestyle, diet, sleep patterns that's in alignment with your target goals ...Read more
What type of omega fat is conjugated linoleic acid? Why is it good for you when linoleic acid is not?
Not sure: Many of these claims have no scientific basis ...Read more
What is the difference between linoeic acid and conjugated linoleic acid? Is one good and one bad? Are they both Omega 6?
LA: Linoelic acid (LA) is found in safflower oil, sunflower oil, poppy seed oil. Whereas conjugated LA found most in meat and diary products. They are isomers of LA. Both of them are polyunsaturated omega 6 fatty acid. Conjugated LA are usually found in supplements, pills etc. Both may POSSIBLY help with cancers and obesity. More studies need to be done. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Nobody knows: Cla is a supplement sold to consumers. Some studies show possible good effects, while others show possible bad effects. Cla is not an fda-approved medication, so it is untested and unproven what brand of cla, what type of cla, or what amount of cla will do in a particular person's body, regardless of his thyroid status. Finding good human research studies on such supplements is usually impossible. ...Read more
Is cla - conjugated linoleic acid good for lose weight and cutting/shredding and is it bad for liver or kidneys or in anyway is it bad for my health?
Yes: Cla is a supplement that may speed weight loss found more in meat and dairy. Cla 800 mg prometes fat burning. It is likely safe when is used in normal dosis. ...Read more
Does Conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) has side effect on a 30 years old guy with no heart problem, only kidney stones.
Yes: Oh supplement should be considered like medications with effects and side effects that can be serious or rarely fatal. ...Read more
No: There is no toxicity to this and the eye will flush it out with no difficulty. As long as it is not contaminated or mixed with something else, you should be fine. ...Read more
There are no common: Adverse interactions, however there is no known medical benefit to taking linoleic acid. ...Read more
I'm preparing for a fitness competition. I currently breastfeed my 8 month old daughter. Is it safe to consume conjugated linoleic acid and glutamine?
Why?: Vitamin d, in the proper amount, is fine. B12 won't be absorbed. Cla is a waste of money - so I'm not sure one answer is sufficient. Only way to lose weight is through diet and exercise, not pills/vitamins/supplements/magic food/etc. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read more
BC and vitamins: Most vitamins will not interfer with bc. However there are some herbs that can interfer and you should talk with your doctor if you are using herbs. ...Read more
Can I take cla, raspberry keytone, green coffee bean, carnitine and a women multi vitamin while I am taking bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim)?
As far as we know: Sounds like you are trying to lose weight! there are no known interactions between Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) and the supplements you are taking. Interactions between nutrients and drugs have not been studied as well as interactions between drugs, but I have no reason to believe these would interact. However, it would be wise to add a good probiotic while on Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) and for a couple weeks afterwards! ...Read more
I'm taking snooze-in from the vitamin shoppe. It has 100mg valeria, 75mg scullcap, 75mg hops, 3mg. Melatonin, 75mg. Is this this safe?
Yes: This product is very safe. This will help many people but not everyone. If it does not help consider other natural sleep aids like 5-hydroxtryptophan, glycine, california poppy and magnolia bark. These (and what you are taking) are all much safer than prescription sleeping pills. See http://www. Mindbodygreen. Com/0-5104/herbs-for-insomnia. Html. ...Read more
I have started to take Vita Pearl as a prenatal vitamin. I haven't seen many reviews on it, fairly new. Can anyone give their opinion on this? Thanks
It's a vitamin: It's one of the many brands of prenatal vitamins available. If you look at the ingredients you will notice all of them are almost exactly the same. Any prenatal vitamin that you enjoy taking will be fine. One is not better than another. ...Read more
Beyond 100, if then,: Except vitamin D3 (the only common deficiency in 1st world countries). Vitamins=single molecules common in so many things humans have long eaten humans have not retained every single gene for every single step to manufacture these molecules, generally only missing a single step. All discovered in unusual circumstances for long periods. One known; formed basis for a big industry & sales to naive. ...Read more
No way to know: Since you never really know what's in those supplements, you can't tell what the side effects would be - plus they're potentially different for every person and can also be reactions with prescription rx. Plus, these supplements won't help your thyroid or any other part of your body. Save your money, see your doctor if you have a thyroid problem. Don't get medical info from tv or the internet. ...Read more
Psyllium husk powder (vitamin shoppe) safe during pregnancy? How many times in a day may I use this product? How many times a week?
Yes, definitely: Psyllium powder is definitely safe in pregnancy. It is not absorbed by your body, but rather pulls water into the intestine. You could use the product every day, even twice a day. Another great medication that functions in he exact same way (but tastes better) is miralax, (polyethylene glycol) or generic equivalent. Same idea, not absorbed, can take 1-2 times a day. Remember to drink lots of water too! ...Read more
Just started taking centrum multi vitamins and I been hearing alot of different reviews so is it good or bad helppppp?
Vitamins: A good multivitamin is a good idea. It's like an insurance policy for when we don't eat right, don't sleep well, or are especially stressed. Go to a good store or get some guidance because the popular brands are typically very week and not helpful. The dose (read label and check that half or more of the ingredients are several 100 per cent above RDA. Dose more important than a long list. ...Read more
Is it safe 2 use at johns wort w/a "super energy up" herbal supplement from vitamin shoppe? And if so how many mg of St. John's wort is ok take daily?
No way to know. . .: Unfortunately, in the States, dietary supplements such as herbal supplements etc are not regulated by 3rd party. So there's no guarantee of quality, much less safety & efficacy. With that said, St John's wort appears to be a safe herb (http://goo. Gl/wNd0nD, http://goo. Gl/VQsKpV & http://goo. Gl/qeZLII) although I can't vouch for interactions & safety when used w/other supplements. ...Read more
Its it okay for me to take B-Complex 100 from TheVitamin Shoppe company and One A Day Men multivitamin altogether? Am I overdosing on Vitamin B?
It's OK: You can't overdose on real B vitamins. But be careful with synthetic forms. The easiest way to tell is to look at the ingredient list of your supplements. Stay away from the ones that have folic acid or cyanocobalamin. Look for the ones that have folinic acid and methylcobalamin. ...Read more
I have been on the hCG natural activator (from the vitamin shoppe) for two weeks. I have missed my period and 3 test show positive. Can this be false?
Very unlikely: Hcg natural activator claims to raise your HCG level but I know of no objective evidence that it raises it much if at all. It is highly unlikely it would raise HCG enough to cause a false positive pregnancy test and would not make you miss your period. It is almost certain that you are pregnant. You should stop taking this product and most supps & meds except for a prenatal at this time. ...Read more
My son 5 years old has malnutrition from lack of appetite doesn't eat proteinOnly some carbs (starches n sugars). CAN I give him egg protein milkshake ice crem with penut butter n honey, once daily From (store) Vitamin shoppe supplements for adults?
If your son's weight: For height or BMI is < 5th% ile with no medical or neurodevelopmental cause, seek referral for your family to a nutritionist & a child psychologist to learn age-appropriate portions of the right foods to offer - not force- at 3 sit-down meals & 2 snacks/day, with no grazing or sipping between them. The child psych teaches you how to stop reinforcing his food refusals & demands & supports you. ...Read more
Is there a good benefit in using a skin care product based on vitamin c? (from a store called the body shop).
Buy Vit C carefully: Naturally occurring vitamin c is not particularly stable, so product preparation is important. For a topical vitamin c formulation to work, it must remain stable, penetrate the skin, and be available in high enough concentration to have a biologic effect. Research indicates the gold standard is stable l-ascorbic acid at high concentration (between 10% - 20%) and at low ph (<3.5). ...Read more
I received lab results that I'd like to review. Vitamin D @27 is that low? Cholesterol 133 is that high?
Lab results: The cholesterol value is normal. Anything under 200 for total cholesterol is good. The vit d at 27 is low. In my lab 30 and above is considered normal. Any OTC vit d supplement will help. Good luck ...Read more
Where can I got these vitamins folic acid 800mcg, B6 50mg, B12 500mcg, D3 1000|u I live in uk where and which shop I can got thanks?
Several options: You can get these nutrients almost anywhere these days. They are sold in drug stores, grocery stores, health food stores, and in discount houses, etc. Many people also use online sources such as vitacost. Com and iherb. Com. I don't have a list of specific shops in the uk, sorry. ...Read more
What are U using: Them for? This is a loaded question, as knowing what your intentions are for using these supplements will reveal whether you need to be on them or not. If these are recommended by your PCP then it's best to contact her/his office to find out how much of each, or whether you can combine them or not. So start there. These are very specific indications, so ask first and then let us know so we can help! ...Read more
Opinion divided: Conflicting information about this. In my practice I do nutritional lab testing to see if my patients need supplementation. ...Read more
Vitamin B17?: Since the early 1950s, a modified form of amygdalin has been promoted under the names laetrile and "vitamin b17" as a cancer cure. In reality, laetrile is not a vitamin, and studies have found it to be ineffective, dangerously toxic due to its cyanide content, and potentially lethal. Medical experts issue a strong warning against its use. ...Read more
It depends...: This depends on your diet, activity level, health conditions ; health goals. I advise a quality multivitamin for everyone; no single best one, but some of the best are listed at http://www. Multivitaminguide. Org/, though some of my favorites like ultranutrient from pure encapsulations aren't listed. I also advise about 5000 units of d in fall ; winter (year-round if you don't get much sun). ...Read more
Great question!: I'm going to assume you mean, "How do our bodies make our vitamins? ", not "How are vitamin supplements manufactured? ' The answer is, we don't! A nutritional source of vitamins is essential because (1) our bodies can't make these molecules and (2) these molecules are ESSENTIAL for our health & well-being. Except during pregnancy, most people get adequate vitamins simply from eating healthfully. ...Read more
Yes: I recommend the following to most people: -a general multivitamin -an omega 3 fatty acid supplement -an extra calcium with vitamin d (especially for teens and post menopausal women) -an extra vitamin d (ask for your levels to be tested) if you have chronic kidney disease, ask before taking vitamins. ...Read more
Most definitely: By definition vitamins are absolutely essential for health. Vitamin deficiencies cause anemia, heart disease, poor immune function, cancer etc. It is best to get our vitamins from our diet but most americans do not get adequate vitamins from their diet. I think what you are really asking is if vitamins in pill form work- this depends on your needs ; the type of vitamin. See http://bit. Ly/18xyule. ...Read more