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Buyers' Guide to Health Supplements & Vitamins

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Looking for more information if a supplement suits your needs? With thousands of supplements in the market, it is so easy for customers to get confused in finding the right supplements for them. Customers need a one-stop guide that contains all information regarding the supplements - product description, benefits, etc.

This buyers' guide by Save On Shop is a compilation of essential information about supplements. All information found in this guide is based on reputable 3rd-party health websites.

Tip: For easier access on the supplement you are looking for, press "CTRL-F", i.e. Find function, and type the name of the supplement.


5 HTP

  • Description: 5-Hydroxytryptophan (5-HTP), also known as oxitriptan (INN), is a naturally occurring amino acid and chemical precursor as well as a metabolic intermediate in the biosynthesis of the neurotransmitters serotonin and melatonin from tryptophan.
  • Benefits: Depression, fibromyalgia, anxiety, insomnia, migraine, weight loss
  • Source/s: About.com Alternative Medicine, WebMD, Dr. Oz' Blog, Wikipedia
  • Sold in SaveOnShop.com.ph? Yes

Beta Carotene

  • Description: Beta-carotene is one of a group of natural chemicals known as carotenes or carotenoids. Carotenes are responsible for the orange color of many fruits and vegetables such as carrots, pumpkins, and sweet potatoes. Beta carotene is converted in the body to vitamin A. It is an antioxidant, like vitamins E and C.
  • Benefits: Prevents cancer and heart disease, slow progression of cataracts, immunity, asthma, depression, infertility, parkinson's disease, psoriasis, arthritis, high blood pressure, cervical dysplasia, intermittent claudication
  • Source/s: About.com Alternative Medicine
  • Sold in SaveOnShop.com.ph? Yes

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  • Sold in SaveOnShop.com.ph? Yes / No

Note: This page is an ongoing project and the Save On Shop team will update this on a regular basis.

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