Pub Med: Investigation of the drug release and surface morphological properties of film-coated pellets, and physical, thermal and mechanical properties of free films as a function of various curing conditions. Pub Med: Aqueous ethyl cellulose dispersion containing plasticizers of different water solubility and hydroxypropyl methyl-cellulose as coating material for diffusion pellets II: properties of sprayed films. Pub Med: Aqueous ethyl cellulose dispersions containing plasticizers of different water solubility and hydroxypropyl methylcellulose as coating material for diffusion pellets. In "8 Nutrients You Shouldn't Take in Pill Form" (Reader's Digest, February 16, 2019), Consumer Lab.com's president Tod Cooperman, M. D., explains why supplements such as apple cider vinegar, vitamin D and melatonin are best taken as a liquid, while for others, like vitamin C and folic acid, a pill is best."Do Gummy Vitamins Work, and Are They Good or Bad for You? " (Healthline, January 30, 2019) discusses the pros and cons of gummy vitamins and cites Consumer Lab's finding that 80% of gummy vitamins -- selected for testing in its Multivitamin Review -- did not provide the amounts of vitamins and minerals listed on their labels. The article recommends choosing a multivitamin with certification from Consumer Lab or other independent testing organization. Beware risk of positive drug test" in The Joplin Globe (December 22, 2018), Consumer Lab.com's president Tod Cooperman, M. D., explains why, although uncommon, taking CBD products can result in a failed drug test. H., chief of the division of preventive medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital and study director of one of the largest ongoing trials on the effects of vitamin D supplementation (the VITAL study), recommends looking for evidence of quality control testing from independent organizations such as Consumer when choosing a vitamin D supplement. The article also cites Consumer Lab's tests of popular CBD oils and hemp extracts, including the amounts of CBD and THC found they contained -- information that is often not provided on labels. In the Prevention article "We Looked Into Whether It's Safe to Take Expired Vitamins" (December 21, 2018) Consumer Lab.com's president Tod Cooperman, M. In "How to get enough vitamin D without the sun" in Business Insider (December 17, 2018), Jo Ann E. D., explains what expiration, "best by" and "use by" dates on vitamin and supplement labels mean, and how their potency and safety may be affected after these dates.
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