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Food source vs synthetic vitamins

What’s the difference between food-sourced vs. synthetic vitamins?

Remember the Flintstones vitamins we took as children that were pawned off as treats by our parents who mistakenly thought it was benefiting us? They, along with common adult targeted vitamins like Centrum, are synthetic and composed of nutrients completely manufactured in a lab. The molecular structure of the synthetic vitamins are just similar structures […]

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Standardized supplement

What does it mean for a supplement to be standardized?

When it comes to supplements, standardization means that the manufacturer follows the same formula every time they produce that specific supplement. Companies utilize the procedure of standardization to ensure batch-to-batch consistency of the products they manufacture. This process often offers a degree of quality control. In some products, standardization identifies certain chemicals that can be […]

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