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Ingredients of Arthri-D

Arthri-D has a great number of ingredients including Vitamin D, Turmeric (source Relief Factor), N-Acetyl Glucosamine, Boswellia, Yucca, Ashwagandha and some others. The manufacturer claims that this blend of minerals, vitamins, and natural extracts can treat joint inflammation and pain. However, there is no scientific proof of this fact. The substance N-Acetyl Glucosamine is claimed to allowing the human body to work in combination with Vitamin D. These help to repair the damaged cartilage around the joint, strengthening it and protecting from future degeneration.

Turmeric is a powerful antioxidant, while Boswellia is used to improve joint health another ingredient in the supplement, Green Lipped Mussel, is said to be rich in fatty acids which are responsible for lubrication of the joints. Hyaluronic Acid hydrates the joints and reduces friction between the joints. The full list of ingredients in Arthri-D includes Vitamin C, Vitamin D3, Magnesium, Chondroitin sulfate, N-Acetyl-D-Glucosamine (NAG), Tumeric Extract, Boswellia Serrata, Rice Flour, Ashwaganda, Bromelain, Yucca (root), Perna Canaliculus (Green Lipped Mussel), Evening Primrose oil, and Hyaluronic Acid (Sodium Hyaluronate).

I am concerned about the absence of any published materials telling about the effectiveness of the main ingredients as well as about arthritis research. The official website of the supplement shows no studies on the components of the product. The National Library of Medicine for "Arthri D" also has no studies. It can be concluded that Arthri D has no good proof that it fights arthritis.

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Firmalogic

Firmalogic is a new anti-aging cream meant to fight signs of aging on your skin such as wrinkles and fine lines. This cream also provides additional hydration and nutrition to your skin. Not all Firmalogic active ingredients have undergone clinical testing. One of the main components is retinol which helps to keep the skin supple, hydrated, and firm, according to the manufacturer. In general, the product promises to significantly decrease visible signs of skin aging, nourish the damaged skin, smooth wrinkles and strengthen the skin, decrease under eye dark circles, fight free radical damage and boost collagen production.

There is an official website which is not very informative though. It does not provide the entire list of the product's ingredients and possible side effects or adverse reactions. However, the official website describes all the benefits of the supplement. The customer service leaves much to be desired. The product can be bought through the official website and is also featured in several affiliate and third-party websites. You can normally buy Firmalogic or order a trial jar. A single jar costs $90, while a 3-piece set can be purchased for $115. A 5-piece set costs $140. The name of the company behind the product is Beauty Labs Distribution, LLC. You can contact them via the following: Address: 8391 Beverly Blvd #480; Los Angeles, California 90048.

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Ingredients of Pure Asian Garcinia

According to the official website, the supplement uses 60% Hydroxycitric acid (HCA) that is supposed to help the user burn unnecessary body fat, suppress appetite, boost metabolism. What is interesting is that the manufacturer says that you don't even need to change your diet to achieve results. Actually, Pure Asian Garcinia is said to allow you lose weight twice faster than with the help of a diet and regular exercise routine. The makers say little about the ingredients of the supplement but they promise that it contains no binders, fillers, or artificial ingredients. Active ingredients of Pure Asian Garcinia include Garcinia Cambogia Extract 100mg, Chromium 200mcg, Calcium 50mg, and Potassium 50mg. That's all. There is not a word about any additional ingredients which may be potentially harmful for the human health.

According to the company's website, they added Garcinia Cambogia as an active component to the product due to its ability to target your fat deposits and burn them off. This compound is also promised to prevent the conversion of carbohydrates into body fat. HCA is promised to naturally suppress appetite helping you to control your hunger. However, it is outlined in many sources that Garcinia Cambogia has zero clinical evidence to back up these claims. This may mean that this ingredient has no upper mentioned effects, especially when it is used in lower doses.

Other ingredients in Pure Asian Garcinia include chromium, calcium, and potassium; however, according to WebMD, there is insufficient scientific evidence proving that these components can provide any benefit in terms of boosted metabolism or faster weight loss process. Actually, calcium has been demonstrated in some studies to decrease any benefits of HCA.

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Ingredients of SkinCeuticals

The company offers a big product line with a wide variety of solutions for any skin type and condition. Their skincare products include antioxidants, masks, exfoliants, toners, cleansers, sunscreens, moisturizers, and others. SkinCeuticals call themselves a "cosmoceutical" company, claiming that their products are science proven and perform three basic tasks: they avoid future skin damage, preserve health of skin and repair previous damage. The company also provides chemical peels and specialized treatments meant to complement any medical procedures. To have a better idea of what ingredients can be found in SkinCeuticals products, let us take a look at one of the most popular products called C E Ferulic.

This fluid is said to provide protection from damage caused by free radicals, to improve the appearance of wrinkles and lines, increase skin firmness, and brightens its complexion. The product is promised to provide visible anti-aging benefits and prevent the influence of ozone damage. This vitamin C serum is paraben-free and can be used by owners of normal, dry, and sensitive skin types with the use of a synergistic antioxidant combination of 1% vitamin E (alpha tocopherol), 15% pure vitamin C (L-ascorbic acid), and 0.5% ferulic acid. C E Ferulic is claimed to neutralize free radicals induced by infrared radiation (IRA),UVA/UVB, and ozone pollution (O3). The serum also improves the state of photodamage and signs of aging, the appearance of wrinkles and lines. Does the product have any science behind? Let's see.

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