10/29/2013 11:33 am ET

Anti-Aging Supplements Often Don't Live Up To The Claims Made About Them


Imagine being able to pop a pill that would leave you with the skin of a 22-year-old, the energy of a toddler or the strength, endurance and waist size of an Olympic athlete. Researchers and scientists have been working to discover the fountain of youth, but the leap from a scientist’s lab to your medicine cabinet is enormous.

Unfortunately, that hasn’t stopped some doctors, clinics and manufacturers of anti-aging supplements from backing unproven treatments. Consumer Reports looked at some of those claims and what you can actually expect from the products.

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