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A few of famed fitness celebrity Jack Lalanne’s favorite supplements.

I have been taking Pure Essence Labs One ‘n’ only Women’s Formula for about a month now, and love the convenience of only taking one pill a day for my multi-vitamin.  They are packed with phyto-nutrients, cartenoids, bioflavonoids, along with other minerals, digestive enzymes, antioxidants, immunity boosters and high energy Super Foods.  The One ‘n’ Only Formula for women [...]

Minerals like Calcium, Sodium and Potassium all play an important role in your electrolyte balance.   Excessive sweating from exercise can cause the water levels in your body to change and cause you to lose these essential nutrients.  Anytime you workout it is important to stock up on your intake of Calcium, Sodium and Potassium with a Sports Drink or a supplement which will help [...]

Dear AllStarHealth.com,

I’ve noticed that some supplements list all their ingredients and tell you exactly how much of each one there is. Other products lump everything into a list like ‘Proprietary Blend’ or “Exclusive HyperDiet Complex” without specify ingredient amounts. Why do only some products specify amounts? I would think every customer wants or even needs to know that.

Best regards,

Tom Wilton

Dear Tom,

A lot of other customers have noticed this as well. Some have questioned whether this Proprietary Blend Approach is an attempt to conceal information from customers, such as a worrisome level of caffeine, sugars, or some other red-flag ingredient. While it’s true they’re trying to conceal information, they’re not trying to conceal it from you the customer.

We certainly agree with you that it’s in the customer’s best interest to see exact amounts of all ingredients in a product. And, actually, we’re sure that supplement companies themselves would agree also. We know them well and it’s clear that without exception they’re all really proud of their products and have nothing to hide. Nothing to hide, that is, from you.

They say timing is everything. That’s especially true when it comes to certain nutritional supplements.  Taking a supplement at the wrong time can make a big difference in terms of the results you’ll get.  Or, it can make no difference at all.  You’ll know which is which when you’ve checked out our guide to supplement [...]