Every organization has its angels and demons. The supplement industry is full of people with good intentions. It’s also fraught with people who see an opportunity to swindle consumers who seek a quick fix to complicated conditions like diabetes and obesity. Personally I believe the answer to the weak links has a little to do with “Regulatory Zeal” — watch and be amazed:

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Probably not a supplement I'd recommend...
Probably not a supplement I’d recommend…

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