Watch out for fake Bilberry supplements cautions ConsumerLab

General Health
Extracts of bilberry, a cousin of blueberry, may help improve vision and have other health benefits, but some bilberry supplements may not contain real bilberry extract -- the type used in most clinical studies. ConsumerLab.com  recently purchased and tested several popular brands of bilberry supplements for authenticity, purity, and the ability of tablets to properly disintegrate. Only 75% of the products passed testing. One supplement contained only 62% of its promised bilberry compounds and appeared not to be authentic, and another failed to break apart fast enough in disintegration testing. (more…)
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