I have some scary and important news for you. I used to buy all my supplements on Amazon (and I take a lot) since I have Amazon Prime and get free two-day shipping. My doctor knew that I did this and knew that I was still having a lot of problems (like bloating) and sent me an article about how dangerous buying from there is. (Read it here.) It details how shell companies sell counterfeit, expired, or stolen pills for a discount and they could potentially contain harmful substances…even sawdust!!! Oh, and this wasn’t written by some rando, it’s by a guy who used to work for the FDA!
So I quickly got rid of all my supplements and started to buy from a reputable source. I didn’t see any of my symptoms abate, but I felt better knowing for sure I was getting the good stuff.
But there was something I forgot. I take CALM everyday to help with constipation but since it doesn’t come in a pill form (it’s just a powder) I wasn’t even thinking of it as a supplement. Well, about a week ago I got a new bottle from Amazon and not only did it taste weaker, I got the exact same taste in my mouth as when you have a tooth ground down at the dentist. Ew!!! Continue reading