Supplements

Biotest Superfood

Biotest is a brand name that’s pretty well-known in bodybuilding circles.  It’s owned/operated by T-Muscle (formerly known as “T-Nation”), an online resource devoted to bodybuilding training and nutrition.  “Superfood” is one of the newer supps in the Biotest line, and is composed of a spectrum of standardized, vegetable/fruit extracts. Manufacturer’s Description: “What we’ve done...

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iSatori Voots

iSatori is a well-known and respected manufacturer of dietary supplements for building muscle and losing fat.  “Voots” is the company’s first foray into more general use supps.  Designed for kids who don’t eat their vegetables, Voots are antioxidant-rich, chewable “tarts” made from a range of fruit and vegetable concentrates. Manufacturer’s Description:  Our idea for Voots came from a kitchen...

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SGN Nutrition Emerald Balance

Emerald Balance was originally created by herbalist/nutritionist/cosmetologist Jan Lovejoy as an easy-to-drink nutritional supplement for her mother, who “…was suffering from fatigue, edema, pre-diabetes, and post pacemaker surgery.”  Emerald Balance became the first product for Lovejoy’s company: SGN Nutrition.  It’s a drink powder containing 40+ “superfoods,” phytonutrients, herbs and...

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Sambazon Pure Acai Smoothie Packs

Sambazon was the first company to market acai on a commercial scale in the US. Founded in 2000 by Ed Nichols and brothers Ryan and Jeremy Black, the company is dedicated to “using acai as a vehicle” to promote sustainable agriculture and preservation of the Amazon rainforest.  The company markets a variety of acai products, including juices/concentrates, smoothies, energy drinks, sorbet, frozen smoothie packs and...

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ALL ONE Fruit Antioxidant/Green Phyto Base

The ALL ONE® series of vitamin-mineral supplements is produced by Nutritech® – a family-owned business founded by James Ingoldby, who first entered the supplement business in 1936. ALL ONE supplements are designed to turn “…a glass of juice into a one step, all day nutrition program.” Manufacturer’s Description(s): ALL ONE Fruit Antioxidant Formula is a high potency multi vitamin and mineral powder in a...

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Barleans’ Omega Swirl Fish Oil

Omega-3 fatty acids are all the rage, and a number of fortified foods have appeared on the market, such as eggs, cereals and even peanut butter.  Many people (like me!) prefer supplements, however, as this enables them to consume a standard amount of their choice. Finding quality supplements can be a bit tricky, though: capsules sometimes cause fishy “burps” or have an objectionable aftertaste.  I prefer the liquids from...

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