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Algin (Ascophyllum nodosum)


Algin/Nutrient Depletion:
  • LipidsLipids: Theoretically, algin may reduce serum cholesterol concentrations and test results (9;12).
  • Vitamins and mineralsVitamins and minerals: In theory, the fiber in algin may impair the body's ability to absorb vitamins or minerals.

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