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Apr 6th, 2017 at 3:39pm
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Just started buying my supplements from iHerb as it is significantly cheaper than buying from Just Green and Watsons. Don't take my word for it. Check it out and convince yourself.

Shipping from SF Express is free if you purchase more than HK$400plus.

If it is your first time you get US$5 off your first purchase.

Payment can be made through the usual Credit Cards or even Paypal.


If you do visit and intend to purchase, appreciate if you use the link below which I believe will also reward you with better discounts:


https://hk.iherb.com/specials/?rcode=LAW7902
  
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Reply #1 - May 8th, 2017 at 4:56am
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But deliveries take forever... from 4 to 6 weeks. I stop buying from them because of that, better to use Amazon that takes 4 to 6 days.
  
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Reply #2 - May 8th, 2017 at 11:06am
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This is just as I thought, whenever I see such posts, the links generate rewards for the person promoting it.

But it's not too bad. According to iHerbs, whenever someone uses the link with customer reference code, the buyer can get 5% discount, but the referrer will get 5% reward words. Accumulate $300 worth and they get either use it to buy products or "cash out".

https://hk.iherb.com/info/rewards

You could easily access the deals directly https://hk.iherb.com/specials/ without any code.

Problem is few people read the fine print. According to iHerb delivery may take anywhere from a few days to up to 6 weeks and that there is no tracking for shipment.

But ultimately, a lot of scientific papers have stated that these vitamins and supplements generally offer little to no benefits to health. It's mainly just marketing hype to sell useless products. I remember reading that to even have a tiny bit of an effect they must be consumed with food otherwise it just goes directly to your feces (like corn).

The best source of nutrients is still from food itself. So if you want health benefits, you can look up what nutrients certain foods contain and plan your diet around it. Often, greens like kale, broccoli, fruits like strawberries, blueberries, cranberries,  and salmon among a few are called super foods.

"Why vitamin pills don't work, and may be bad for you", Alex Riley, BBC, December 8, 2016

http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20161208-why-vitamin-supplements-could-kill-you
  
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