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NOW Foods Sunflower Lecithin Soy-Free Non-GMO, 1200mg, Softgels 100 ea

 
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NOW Foods Sunflower Lecithin Soy-Free Non-GMO, 1200mg, Softgels, 100 ea
 
5.0

(based on 7 reviews)

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Pros

  • Effective (4)
  • Good value (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily use (5)
    • Good alternative (3)
    • Preventative (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Health conscious (3)

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    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Love these!

    By Snowblind

    from Germany

    See all my reviews

    Pros

    • Easy on Stomach
    • Easy To Swallow
    • Effective
    • Simple To Take

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about NOW Foods Sunflower Lecithin Soy-Free Non-GMO, 1200mg, Softgels, 100 ea:

        I started taking lecithin for my high blood pressure and my insomnia. After a month, my average blood pressure top number has dropped ten points, the lower number is better than ever, and I'm not seeing the spikes I used to see. Also, I'm sleeping more restfully at night. I first started with a soy product, but it seemed to give me hormonal headaches. With this product, I've noticed no side effects. Added bonus is that the capsules are thin and slippery, very easy to swallow.

        (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Convenient for travel

        By noimagination

        from East Coast

        describe yourself Health Conscious

        See all my reviews

        Pros

        • No bad taste
        • No soy

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use

          Comments about NOW Foods Sunflower Lecithin Soy-Free Non-GMO, 1200mg, Softgels, 100 ea:

          Normally I take raw liquid sunflower lecithin from Blue Mountain Organics. I prefer to take the raw unprocessed version because, well, it's raw and unprocessed. But it needs to be refrigerated after opening so I can't take it when I travel. I keep the NOW Softgels on hand for trips. I suspect the Softgels might be somewhat less beneficial than the raw, unprocessed version (though I have no data on this), but on the plus side, it doesn't have the unpleasant taste and hard-to-swallow consistency of the liquid version! I've read that lecithin emulsifies and removes bad fats that the body doesn't know what to do with. I can't cite any scientific evidence for that, but I can say that after I started taking it (2 Tablespoons a day - one in the morning and one at night) I lost approximately 10 pounds over 3-4 months. I was already at a pretty good weight - the main reason I started taking it was not to lose weight but because it was supposed to help with mental clarity. But I must say I'm very happy with my slightly smaller self!

          (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          The best lecithin

          By Adventures33

          from Honolulu, Hawaii

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Effective
          • Good Value
          • Long Lasting

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use
            • Good Alternative
            • Preventative

            Comments about NOW Foods Sunflower Lecithin Soy-Free Non-GMO, 1200mg, Softgels, 100 ea:

            Aloha,
            I take this lecithin if I eat over 18-20 grams of fat, because I had my gall bladder removed. I used to take soy lecithin, but I discovered the soy lecithin caused lots of problems in my ovaries and uterus (and some acne). I realized that my age and hormone levels don't allow for that much soy per day. This Sunflower lecithin is actually good for skin too.
            Mahalo

            Service and delivery comments:

            It took nearly 2 weeks to receive it here in Hawaii with the free shipping.

            (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Just what I was looking for.

            By AuntPatty

            from Illinois

            describe yourself Health Conscious

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Effective
            • Good Taste
            • Good Value
            • Long Lasting
            • No Side Effects

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use
              • Good Alternative
              • Good Supplement
              • Preventative

              Comments about NOW Foods Sunflower Lecithin Soy-Free Non-GMO, 1200mg, Softgels, 100 ea:

              I'm trying to use all supplements that do not have soy in them. Sometimes in a smaller town that can be hard to find. This soy-free sunflower lecithin is just the ticket. I'm so glad I found Drugstore.com.

              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Avoiding the Soy

              By Angel

              from Florida

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Good Alternative

                  Comments about NOW Foods Sunflower Lecithin Soy-Free Non-GMO, 1200mg, Softgels, 100 ea:

                  I choose this product for the simple reason dont have Soy. I do my research and the Soy... is... a tricky product. There is a lot info about Soy so is kinda complicate to decide use it or not. But, for personal reasons i decide not use soy because the soy, at the end make your heart tissues become hard, non elastic, and a lot more. But this isnt the place to talk about that. I strongly recommend this product :D

                  (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  I take this to control tinnitus

                  By healthnut

                  from Independence, MO

                  describe yourself Health Conscious

                  Pros

                  • Effective
                  • Good Value
                  • No Side Effects

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Daily Use
                    • Good Supplement
                    • Preventative

                    Comments about NOW Foods Sunflower Lecithin Soy-Free Non-GMO, 1200mg, Softgels, 100 ea:

                    I started taking soy lecithen along with buthers broom extract & ginger root extract to get control of tinnitus, I took it for about 6 mos. before I got relief, I wanted to reduce soy in my diet, so I stopped taking the lecithen and tinnitus came back, so I ordered this one made with sunflower oil and it works great, no tinnitus, no side effects, i.e., strange dreams.

                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Soy replacement.

                    By Ruth

                    from West Virginia

                    describe yourself First Time User

                    See all my reviews

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Simple To Take

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Daily Use

                      Comments about NOW Foods Sunflower Lecithin Soy-Free Non-GMO, 1200mg, Softgels, 100 ea:

                      I purchased the product to avoid soy lecithin. I have only been using less than a week.

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                      NOW Foods Sunflower Lecithin Soy-Free Non-GMO

                       –  Help boost the function of digestion, the nervous system and the liver with one dietary supplement. Providing a vegetable source of lecithin, NOW Foods Sunflower Lecithin Soy-Free Non-GMO softgels help you begin a series of special biological processes that can help strengthen and support bodily functions. Easily absorbed and quickly processed, lecithin helps your body process lipids (fatty acids) by assisting in breaking them down – similar to a detergent – so they can be digested. Only two or three softgels a day provides the suggested level of lecithin that helps the body produce a family of lipids, including phosphatidyicholine (PC), which is the most abundant lipid in the cell membrane system. This means that PC plays a key role in cellular signaling and the function of the synaptic – the nervous – system. Studies have also indicated that higher levels of PC have shown promise in improving the gastrointestinal tract and the function of the liver.

                      The Promise of NOW



                      Founded in 1968, NOW Foods was and remains a family-run business, dedicated to offering natural products. From the beginning, they have believed that natural foods and supplements should be both high quality and affordable to everyone. Using the highest quality ingredients, NOW keeps their formulas pure and complete. How pure? The sunflower lecithin contains no sugar, salt, starch, yeast, wheat, gluten, corn, soy, milk, egg, shellfish or any preservatives! Only the pure-sourced vegetable ingredients are included. Each of their thousands of supplements is produced with maximum quality and effectiveness.
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