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How do you stay sharp and fit despite fatigue and age? By consuming substances extracted from blueberries, flowers and algae, say the makers of a new group of unregulated and unproven health pills.

Trusting natural chemicals to solve inevitable ailments is familiar to anyone who has visited a GNC...

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