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What’s in Air Pollution Formula?
A vegetarian capsule contains Curcumin (CurcuWIN®), MEG-3® (60% fish oil, containing minimum 18% omega 3, fish gelatin), hypromellose capsule shell, rice bran, vitamin C (ascorbic acid), choline (choline bitartrate), vitamin E (D-alpha tocopheryl acid succinate naturally sourced from soya), vitamin D3 (from cholecalciferol).
Is there any published scientific evidence of a benefit for Air Pollution Formula?
The UK’s Medicines and Health Regulatory Authority (MHRA) has classed Air Pollution Formula as a food supplement and not a medicinal product so it cannot be recommended for any medical condition or claim any health benefits. Clinical trials may be run using the product.
What is the recommended dose?
Two capsules of Air Pollution Formula can be taken daily.
Can Air Pollution Formula be taken by people with Diabetes?
Air Pollution Formula can be taken by those with diabetes.
What is the recommended age for taking Air Pollution Formula?
Air Pollution Formula can be taken at the age of 18 and above.
Does Air Pollution Formula have to be taken with food?
Yes, preferably with food.
Can I take it if I am pregnant or breastfeeding?
No, the safety of Air Pollution Formula in pregnancy and lactation has not been established.
What are the side effects of Air Pollution Formula?
No side effects from consumption are known.
Does Air Pollution Formula contain any artificial additives?
Only natural preservatives, colours and flavours are used.
What allergens does it contain?
It contains, soya, fish oil and fish gelatin.
Where are the products made?
Air Pollution Formula is made in England.
Are you sure the ingredients are genuine and free from contaminants?
Absolutely – the manufacturers have a long and strong history of quality assurance and compliance with international standards. They also do their own in-house analysis of each ingredient looking for purity and authenticity.
Are the supplements organic?
These are completely natural products but they are not organic.
Should I take Air Pollution Formula at a certain time of day?
No, Air Pollution Formula can be taken any time of day.
Can I take Air Pollution Formula with my usual supplements such as glucosamine, multivitamins and omega 3 etc?
Do not take any other supplements containing high doses of vitamin C, D or E.
Storage. Do I have to keep Air Pollution Formula in the refrigerator?
Air Pollution formula should be stored in a cool dry place. Storage in the refrigerator is acceptable.
Are there any concerns with taking Air Pollution Formula while I am on prescription medications?
It is best to check for drug herb/nutrient interactions with your pharmacist as they may advise that fish oil or curcumin may reduce blood clotting ability for those on blood thinning medication. It is unclear if curcumin interacts with some forms of cancer treatment so it is best to clarify this with the pharmacist first.
Can I take Air Pollution Formula before surgery?
Due to the effect of omega-3 oils reducing the runniness of the blood, most people are advised not to take omega-3/fish oil before surgery. The content of fish oil in Air Pollution Formula is not especially high and it may be OK to continue.
How long will it take for me to feel the effects of the supplements?
Just as the effects of a healthy diet are long term and are seen over a lifetime, it is difficult to say when you would feel an observable effect from supplements. However, we do know that it is always important to maintain a balanced diet for good health.
Do I have to take Air Pollution Formula every day? Can I take every alternate day?
The anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties of the ingredients protect cells against tissue damage caused by free radicals / pollutants. Hence, one is strongly recommended to consume daily.
If I cannot consume capsules, what are the other alternatives to taking Air Pollution Formula?
You can open the capsule and pour the ingredients into your cold or warm food/drink.
Are the supplements Kosher or Halal?
This supplement is not vegetarian or vegan. The rice bran holds certification for halal and kosher diets. Although the capsules alone are vegan and are suitable, they do not hold a religious certificate. Collectively, Air Pollution Formula is not certified Kosher or Halal.