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What’s New? Butt Naked Baby

Filed Under: Baby and Child Health,Personal Care at 2:00 pm | By: Mauricio Matusiak, Senior Editor

Lucky Vitamin is proud to introduce another top-quality brand of natural skincare baby products to our customers: Butt Naked Baby.

Butt Naked Baby has developed simply the purest, most gentle, natural and organic skincare products for newborns and babies in their first two years. Every single product is toxin-free, cruelty-free, and always earth friendly. From the ingredients chosen to the packaging the products are put in, Butt Naked Baby pays attention to every detail. The company is certified organic and every product manufactured is free from toxic chemicals, pesticide residues, parabens, phthalates, sulphates, PEG’s, artificial colorings, synthetic fragrances, common allergens and harsh preservatives. Anything that comes in contact with the skin is absorbed quickly and distributed throughout our entire bodies.  Plant based oils combined with specialized extracts are powerful antioxidants which provide healthy nutrients that will be absorbed with each use of the products, achieving nothing less than healthy skin.

Butt Naked Baby approves only safe, effective, non-toxic formulas and uses all recyclable containers. As a brand, the company is fully committed to developing the very best products that meet the highest global requirements while exceeding the high quality standards of today’s health conscious families. Butt Naked Baby is proud to know that parents everywhere have fallen in love with this unique line of sensitive skin products using them on their newborns, themselves and their entire families with trust and confidence.

You can save even more when you shop Butt Naked Baby products at Lucky Just enter the promo code APR14NEW10 to save an additional 10% on all items from this new brand.

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Butt Naked Baby – Healing Powder – 5.5 oz.
Butt Naked Baby – Soothing Bath Soak – 8 oz.
Butt Naked Baby – Blue Paste Diaper Rash Treatment With Zinc – 4 oz.


What’s New? Bathtime Baby

Filed Under: Baby and Child Health,Personal Care at 10:00 am | By: Mauricio Matusiak, Senior Editor

Lucky Vitamin continues to promote natural personal care products made with safe natural ingredients. Today, we are happy to introduce the latest brand of natural baby care products added to our site: Bathtime Baby.

Bathtime Baby is a luxurious baby skincare line that is safe and gentle, formulated with organic plant and fruit extracts, along with skin nourishing vitamins and antioxidants that will protect and care for your baby’s delicate skin. The company wants to raise awareness of environmental toxins and health risks in personal care products.

Bathtime Baby offers non-irritating and non-toxic products for babies and children to make bath time an enjoyable and bonding experience. The company uses all natural biodegradable formulas that are safe for our environment and every single product is made only with natural and organic ingredients. Bathtime Baby products contain antioxidants, vitamins, and soothing anti-inflammation botanicals and are paraben-free, propylene glycol-free, hypoallergenic and phthalate and petroleum-distillates-free.

Bathtime Baby products are vegan friendly, gluten free, and cruelty free. Additionally, Bathtime Baby uses BPA and phthlate free packaging, both ecofriendly and recyclable, and bottles are #2 HDPE with caps made of BPA-free polypropylene.

Regular skin care products contain surprisingly low amounts of beneficial ingredients and large amounts of preservatives, petrochemicals, skin sensitizers, irritants, and estrogen-like hormonal imitators. Even natural/organic baby products contained potentially irritating oils, estrogen-like paraben preservatives or other skin irritants like propylene glycol, sodium lauryl sulfate, ethanolamines and petroleum distillates.

Bathtime Baby was created to develop a better, safer skin care line to use on babies sensitive skin, more absorptive than adult skin. The result is a collection of natural and organic baby products that protect, nourish and enhance the appearance of skin.

You can save extra on these fantastic new products from Bathtime Baby. Just enter promo code FEB14NEW10 for an additional 10% off on all items of this new brand.

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Bathtime Baby – Silky Smooth Body Powder – 6 oz.
Bathtime Baby – Purely Pampered Massage Oil – 4 oz.
Bathtime Baby – Baby Butter Moisturizing Lotion – 3 oz.


What’s New? Primal Pit Paste

Filed Under: Baby and Child Health,Personal Care at 7:00 am | By: Mauricio Matusiak, Senior Editor

Most deodorants still contain harmful ingredients like parabens or aluminum. These chemical ingredients have been linked to Alzheimer’s and Cancer but, for some strange reason, multiple personal care products containing parabens and aluminum are still available.

Why taking a chance on these products? You can use natural and organic deodorants that can work just as well. Lucky Vitamin is happy to introduce another top choice of natural deodorants to our customers: Primal Pit Paste.

Primal Pit Paste provides truly natural and organic deodorants that not only work but are actually good for you. All products are handcrafted from organic and natural ingredients and contain no harmful ingredients. The company’s motto says it best “Killing the odor without killing your body”. Most deodorants not only keep the toxins in by preventing you from sweating, but they are designed to absorb into the skin. And what are you absorbing? Aluminum, parabens, fragrances, and a bunch of other harmful chemicals.

Primal Pit Paste’s effectiveness is amazing.  These deodorants really last even for extreme athletes in extreme heat. Primal Pit Paste products will withstand all sports, endurance races, mud events, and basically any physical activity. Primal Pit Paste is available in Pit Paste Strong and Kids varieties. Finally, you can shop a healthy, organic deodorant that actually works for everyone: moms, dads, kids and athletes.

Save even more! You can save extra on all Primal Pit Paste new products. Just enter the code ‘JAN14NEW10′ to save an extra 10% on all items of this new brand at Lucky

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Primal Pit Paste – Natural Deodorant Thyme & Lemongrass – 2 oz.
Primal Pit Paste – Natural Deodorant Kids Orange Creamsicle – 2 oz.
Primal Pit Paste – Natural Deodorant Stick Thyme & Lemongrass – 2 oz.


Lucky Vitamin Presents: Wean Green

Filed Under: Baby and Child Health,Water Purification and Storage at 11:00 am | By: Mauricio Matusiak, Senior Editor

Lucky Vitamin is happy to introduce another top quality brand of eco-friendly, modern, and unique baby products: Wean Green.

Wean Green is a Canadian company dedicated to providing parents with safe and environmental baby products that fit into every parent’s diaper bag. The company is devoted to combining eco and chic in all products making it possible for parents to choose environmental products without sacrificing style. Wean Green grows with your baby, too, with all Wean Cubes designed with many secondary uses, including keeping cereal from spilling all over your purse. Wean Green’s goal is to ensure that your eco-footprint does not grow faster than your baby’s sweet little feet. The Wean Green team continues to design products that will meet the expectations of “weaners” and their proud parents.

One of the company’s best-selling products is the Wean Green’s Snack Cubes. These tempered glass food containers are the perfect size for every eco-chic family member. You can use it for a mix of yogurt and granola for your mid-morning snack or use them for the entire lunch serving of your hungry baby. The lids are durable and have passed the ‘use’ testing machine over 3 million times per tab. The child friendly design allows easy opening for small hands and the glass is 4-5 times stronger than a drinking glass. All Snack Cubes are freezer, microwave, and dishwasher safe.

You can save even more by just calling us for a special price on all Wean Green products. Just dial 1-888-635-0474, EXT 7793 or email, and a promotional price code will be provided instantly.

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Wean Green – Glass Meal Cube Raspberry – 31 oz.
Wean Green – Glass Meal Cube Blueberry – 31 oz.


Lucky Vitamin Presents: Thinkbaby

Filed Under: Announcements & News,Baby and Child Health at 4:30 am | By: Mauricio Matusiak, Senior Editor

Lucky Vitamin is proud to introduce another top quality brand of baby and child health products: Thinkbaby.

Thinkbaby offers a unique line of safe baby products to offer alternatives to existing, conventional products on the market. With a team of physicians and scientists focused on the latest chemical and biological science, Thinkbaby continue to lead in the usage of safe materials for consumer products, with efforts further energized by working with leading child advocacy partners and like-minded individuals who seek alternative products.

Many conventional baby products are made with chemicals that have the potential to cause endocrine disruption, cancer, and reproductive harm. For example, multiple baby bottles on the market are composed of Bisphenol-A (BPA), a chemical that is suspected to disrupt the endocrine system. Thinkbaby offers a complete BPA-free feeding set to ensure the safety of your babies. Additionally Thinkbaby only creates functional products. The company only develops products functional for everyone, and not products that only a few affluent individuals can afford.

Thinkbaby also cares for the environment making all products sustainable. All products have an extremely long life and can be recycled, saving the environment from excess waste. All of the baby bottles are made from No. 5 plastic and can be recycled.

Safe, functional, and sustainable, Thinkbaby products are the perfect combination for a happy and healthy baby. You can also earn triple LuckyReward points on all Thinkbaby items. Triple points based on normal point ratio of ’1 point earned per $1 spent’. Actual points offered displayed on item detail page for each item. Click here for more information on LuckyRewards program.

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Thinkbaby – Complete BPA Free Starter Set – 1 Set(s) CLEARANCE PRICED
Thinkbaby – Twin Pack Stage A 5 fl oz Baby Bottles – 2 Bottle(s) CLEARANCE PRICED


Recycling and Playing

Filed Under: Baby and Child Health,Environment at 3:30 am | By: Mauricio Matusiak, Senior Editor

Don’t trash it, recycle it. Even better, recycle it and, eventually, have your kids play with it. Making kids’ toys out of recyclable milk jugs sounds like a terrific idea. That’s exactly what Green Toys has done, creating this Eco-friendly thought and transforming into a unique line of children’s toys.

Recycling continues to grow in the United States but nearly 70% of all waste still ends up in landfills according to the US Environmental Protection Agency. That’s a considerably large number comparing to countries such as Austria, Sweden and Denmark, where more than 90% of total waste is recycled. Also according to EPA stats, 53.4% of all paper products are recycled in the United States despite some people’s refusal to join this important project. So, more than just recycling and trying to get family and friend to recycle, we should support eco-friendly companies and products as recycling reduces fossil fuel use and greenhouse gas emissions.

The exact plastic milk jugs that you and your family drink from every day can eventually be made into clean, safe, and fun toys for kids. Green Toys are made from 100% recycled #2 HDPE plastic milk containers, saving energy and reducing greenhouse gas emissions. All toys contain no BPA, phthalates or PVC, and are packaged with recycled materials and printed with soy inks.

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Green Toys – My First Submarine 6 months+ Yellow
Green Toys – Airplane Ages 1+ Blue


Lucky Vitamin Presents: BornFree

Filed Under: Announcements & News,Baby and Child Health at 12:00 pm | By: Mauricio Matusiak, Senior Editor

Lucky Vitamin is proud to introduce a premium brand of baby and child health products to our customers: BornFree.

BornFree offers an exclusive line of baby bottles, pacifiers, and training cups made for your growing baby. A part of the Summer Infant family of products, BornFree is a pioneer brand in making baby products without the harmful chemicals BPA and PVC.

BornFree is the natural choice for moms who want a safe, calm experience every time they feed their baby. Known for having the highest standards of safety, BornFree offers bottles that are uniquely made to satisfy every baby’s feeding needs, whether you are breastfeeding, formula feeding or both. By letting the baby control the flow of milk, BornFree bottles closely mimic a mother’s natural milk flow, which reduces nipple confusion and helps support moms to reach their breastfeeding goal.

The company’s unique ActiveFlow Venting Technology reduces gas pain, fussiness, and other colic symptoms babies sometimes experience with bottle feeding. BornFree moms will tell you about the many convenient features of this feeding system. All bottles are easy to fill and clean, come with a travel cap, and are leak-proof.

BornFree classic bottles are made out of PES plastic (Polyethersulfone), a durable and premium material that is ideal for boiling and repeated sterilization. All bottles are also bottom rack dishwasher safe. The BornFree Deco Bottles are made out of a thick wall construction Polyproplene plastic and also will not warp or distort with cleaning and sterilizing. Both the Classic and Deco bottles maintain the integrity of the valve and collar fit to the bottle and prevent leaking that can be experienced with other bottle brands.

Lucky Vitamin is now offering BornFree products at our discounted prices. Click here to check out all BornFree products and accessories.

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BornFree – Soft Silicone Nipples BPA Free Variable Flow 0 Months + – 2 Pack CLEARANCE PRICED
BornFree – Glass Bottles BPA Free Slow Flow with Silicone Sleeve – 3 x 9 oz. CLEARANCE PRICED


Kids, Turn Off the TV

Filed Under: Baby and Child Health,Health Concerns & Ailments at 6:00 am | By: Mauricio Matusiak, Senior Editor

A recent study shows too many hours spent in front of TV, computer and video game screens may increase the risk of heart disease in children. Researchers say that when kids engage in screen time, they are likely to eat more, which probably explains the excess caloric consumption. The study was conducted by an inter-university research team from the University of Ottawa, Universite de Montreal, Concordia University, Universite Laval and McGill University.

The study showed a negative association between screen time and the heart health of kids. Participants who had more than two hours of screen time daily consumed more calories than kids who met the recommended guidelines of at least 60 minutes of moderate to vigorous intensity physical activity daily. Walking quickly, skating and bike riding are examples of moderate aerobic activities, while running, basketball and soccer are examples of vigorous-intensity activities.

The study found that screen time was linked to lower levels of high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol, the good cholesterol, which seems to help protect against heart disease.

According to the Kaiser Family Foundation, American children and adolescents spend 22 to 28 hours per week viewing television, more than any other activity except sleeping. By the age of 70 they will have spent 7 to 10 years of their lives watching TV. So, parents should encourage healthier habits for kids, including limited TV and screen time.

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Green Toys – Fire Truck Ages 1+


Preconception Health

Filed Under: Baby and Child Health,Women's Health at 10:00 am | By: Jeremy Michael, Contributing Author

Preconception health refers to the health of women before they become pregnant.

Did you know 40 to 50 percent of pregnancies are unintended? Many women have their first visit for prenatal care at eight weeks of pregnancy or later, yet the period of time before the first prenatal visit carries the most risk to fetal development. This is why it is recommended that you start your preconception health before you even start trying to become pregnant. It is recommended that women and men should prepare for pregnancy at least three months before getting pregnant.

One of the most highly recommended products for women to do for their preconception health is a prenatal vitamin. Make sure that your prenatal supplement contains at least 400 -800mcg of folic acid; this is to help prevent against neural tube defects like spina bifida.  Other vitamins and minerals such as iron and calcium are also vital for fetal growth and development. Also remember to be sure your health care provider is aware of the supplements that you are taking.

A study on prenatal Omega-3 fatty acids reveled that adequate intake of omega 3 fatty acids docasehexaenoic (DHA) acid and eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) can increase gestation length and improve infant cognitive and visual performance. Adequate levels of Omega-3 fatty acids have also been shown to reduce the incidence of preterm birth in some populations.

Another beneficial step in your preconception health may be starting a detox or cleanse. A preconception detox is a way to give some rest to your overworked organs; to ease the labor of removing toxins from the foods we eat, the xenoestrogens in the air we breathe, the water we drink and the denatured soil on our farms. You may also want include starting an exercise program into your preconception checklist. It is recommended that you only exercise during pregnancy as long as you had started a program before you became pregnant. Exercise increases your metabolism as well is a great way to aid in detoxification.

Before you become pregnant, it is recommended you also stop drinking alcohol and smoking. If you have a medical condition, be sure it is under control. Some conditions that can affect pregnancy or be affected by it include asthma, diabetes, oral health, obesity and epilepsy. Also avoid contact with toxic substances or materials that could cause infections at work and at home. Also stay away from chemicals and cat or rodent feces before and during your pregnancy. You may also want to talk to your doctor about any over the counter medications that you are using. These include dietary and or herbal supplements.

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ReNew Life – Liver Detox Kit 30-Day Program – 120 Capsules
Solgar – Folate As Metafolin 800 mcg. – 100 Tablets


Lucky Vitamin Presents: Field Day

Filed Under: Baby and Child Health,Natural Cleaning Aids at 1:00 pm | By: Mauricio Matusiak, Senior Editor

Lucky Vitamin is happy to introduce another top quality brand of all-natural and organic products to our customers: Field Day.

Field Day offers a harvest of all-natural and organic quality products that are carefully selected and value priced. Ranging from beverages to salad dressings, organic foods to eco-friendly paper goods and much more, Field Day is proud to say that 91% of all products are certified organic and 94% are Non-GMO project verified.

Field Day defines GMOs according to the 1996 Organic Trade Association definition of Genetically Modified Organisms as products “made with techniques that alter the molecular or cell biology of an organism by means that are not possible under natural conditions or processes.” All Field Day products are enrolled in the Non-GMO Project, a third-party organization that tests and certifies a product does not contain GMOs. Field Day paper goods products are all made with 100% recycled materials including facial tissues, paper towels, bath tissues, and napkins.

Eco-Friendly Baby Wipes is one of the company’s best-selling items. This resalable product contains no BPA and is perfect to moisturize your baby’s skin with natural Aloe Vera and Vitamin E.  Field Day Eco-Friendly Baby Wipes are alcohol free, hypoallergenic, free of dyes and fragrances, whitened without chlorine bleach, and gentle and soft for the baby’s skin. Field Day brings all the goodness of nature from the field to your pantry, sourcing the best ingredients to create products you and your family will love.

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Field Day – Bath Tissue 100% Recycled 2-Ply – 4 Roll(s) CLEARANCE PRICED
Field Day – Paper Towels 100% Recycled 2-Ply 60 Sheets – 1 Roll(s)


Folic Acid May Help Reduce Risk of Autism

Filed Under: Baby and Child Health,Women's Health at 1:00 pm | By: Mauricio Matusiak, Senior Editor

A new study says that mothers taking supplements containing folic acid at the time of conception and in the early months of pregnancy may cut in half the risk of autism.

The study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association followed 85,176 children born in Norway. Only 114, or 0.13%, of those children had autistic disorder but 0.2% of the children whose mothers did not take folic acid had autism, compared to 0.1% of the children of mothers who took the vitamin in pill form. Women who took folic acid supplements before and early in pregnancy were 39% less likely to have autistic children. Stated differently, of every 10 children who would have become autistic without the folic acid supplements, 6 would be autistic with them.

“This is important because this is something women can do to reduce the risk of autism,” says Alycia Halladay, Senior Director of Clinical and Environmental Sciences at Autism Speaks. Folic acid supplementation is already recommended to prevent neural tube defects, which are often severe malformations of the brain. Pal Suren, the lead author of the Norwegian study, says that no adjustments for parental age or other factors seemed to make a big difference in the size of the effect.

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New Chapter – Perfect Prenatal – 192 Tablets
Garden of Life – Vitamin Code Raw Prenatal – 180 Vegetarian Capsules
Carlson Labs – Folic Acid 400 mcg. – 300 Tablets CLEARANCE PRICED
Country Life – Folic Acid 800 mcg. – 250 Vegetarian Tablets


Baby Wipes Safety

Filed Under: Announcements & News,Baby and Child Health at 2:00 pm | By: Mauricio Matusiak, Senior Editor

A new study has found that baby wipes are as safe and hydrating as using water on newborn skin. The University of Manchester study, published in BioMed Central’s journal ‘BMC Pediatrics’, compared baby wipes against cotton wool and water on 280 newborn babies split into two groups over a three-year period at Central Manchester NHS Foundation Trust.

Throughout this trial, parents were advised to bathe their newborns in water alone and not to use any other product on their baby’s skin. The findings showed that the wipes were equivalent to water and cotton wool in terms of skin hydration. No significant differences were found in the secondary outcomes. The trial was conducted fully independently by a group of health-care professionals and was approved by the ethics committee and monitored by and external Data Monitoring Committee (DMC).

The National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE) recommends that parents should use water only on newborns. However, the study found that wipes, much more convenient for parents, were as effective and as safe as water and hydrated babies’ skin just as well.

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Dream Quest Nutraceuticals – Tushy Derm Baby Wipes Light Baby Powder Scent – 40 Wipe(s) CLEARANCED PRICED
Earth’s Best – TenderCare Chlorine Free Baby Wipes Travel Pack – 30 Wipe(s)
Canus – Li’l Goat’s Milk Baby Wipes – 80 Wipe(s)


Lucky Vitamin Presents: Surf Sweets

Filed Under: Baby and Child Health,Health Foods at 9:00 am | By: Mauricio Matusiak, Senior Editor is happy to introduce a top quality brand of organic and natural candy to our customers: Surf Sweets.

Surf Sweets offers a delicious selection of candy products created with only all natural pure ingredients. The company uses no trans fats, GMO, gluten, or artificial colors and flavors. All products are produced and packaged in a facility free of peanuts, wheat, dairy, soy, eggs, tree nuts, nuts, fish, and shellfish.

Surf Sweets provides 100% of your vitamin C per serving. All gummy candies and jelly beans are certified USDA organic and contain no artificial fertilizers  or harsh chemical pesticides. A recent study completed by the British medical journal The Lancet, showed that artificial colors and preservatives increased hyperactivity and decreased attention span in a wide range of children with and without learning disabilities. A number of food and candy manufacturers in Europe are now removing artificial colors, flavors and preservatives from their products.

In addition, the American Academy of Pediatrics recently issued a position paper which suggested removing artificial colors and preservatives from the diets of children experiencing ADHD behaviors ( Artificial colors are primarily coal-tar derivatives made from chemical compounds which are made when coal is distilled.

Surf Sweets is part of TruSweets, LLC, a company committed to offering you great tasting candy and building a long-lasting relationship with you for many years to come. You can try the fruitfully delicious, naturally good Surf Sweet organic candy, available at our discounted prices at

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Surf Sweets – Gummy Worms All Natural – 2.75 oz.
Surf Sweets – Fruity Bears Organic – 2.75 oz.
Surf Sweets – Sour Worms All Natural – 2.75 oz.


Probiotics May Benefit Infants

Filed Under: Baby and Child Health at 2:00 pm | By: Mauricio Matusiak, Senior Editor

A recent report published in BMC Pediatrics shows that supplementation with a probiotic supplement could help to reduce the incidence of cinnib gastrointestinal problem associated with premature babies. The research examines the positive impact of routine supplementation with the probiotic Lactobacillus Reuteri on a rate of necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC). NEC is the most common gastrointestinal cause of death and illness in premature infants, with an average death rate of around 20-30%.

According to the research team, regular probiotic intake can prevent necrotizing enterocolitis in around 12% of high risk premature infants. The study analyzed data from 311 premature infants, born with weight bellow 1000 grams, and supplementation was found to result in a significant reduction with only 2.5% of infants given probiotic suffered NEC, compared to 15.1% of those who did not receive the supplements.

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Natren – Life Start Dairy Probiotic Powder – 2.5 oz.
Country Life – Maxi Baby-Dophilus – 2 oz.
Jarrow Formulas – Baby’s Jarro-Dophilus + FOS – 2.5 oz.


L-Carnitine May Help Autistic Children

Filed Under: Baby and Child Health at 1:11 pm | By: Mauricio Matusiak, Senior Editor

Supplementation with L-Carnitine may help kids with autism according to the findings of a new study.

The 6-month study published in the Journal of Autism Spectrum Disorders shows that regular intake of L-Carnitine improved behavioral symptoms of autistic children.

The study used the yardstick called CARS, childhood autism rating scale, a 15-item scale generally used to measure communication both verbal and nonverbal, object use, fear and nervousness and interpersonal relations in autistic children.

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Nature’s Way – L-Carnitine 500 mg. – 60 Vegetarian Capsules
Jarrow Formulas – L-Carnitine 250 mg. – 100 Vegetarian Capsules
Solaray – L-Carnitine 500 mg. – 60 Capsules

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