Where do the vitamins in supplements come from?
Where do the vitamins in supplements come from?

Vitamins are organic compounds that are essential in very small amounts for supporting normal physiologic and metabolic functions. They are “essential” because the body cannot...

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Guide to Multi Formulations
Guide to Multi Formulations

Multivitamin formulations are like snowflakes—no two are exactly alike. In fact, it has become the norm for manufacturers of multivitamins to include any number of...

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Mythbuster: Debunking the Most Commonly Propagated Myths About Magnesium Stearate
Mythbuster: Debunking the Most Commonly Propagated Myths About Magnesium Stearate

Magnesium stearate is one of the most commonly used additives in supplement manufacturing and it is synthesized by combining stearic acid with magnesium (primarily magnesium...

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10 Reasons to Steer Clear of Synthetic Isolates
10 Reasons to Steer Clear of Synthetic Isolates

There is a lot of talk about the comparative advantages and disadvantages of synthetic versus whole-food vitamins, and there are passionate believers and ardent supporters...

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