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Dietary Supplements

Warfighters often turn to dietary supplements because of the extreme demands of military performance. Making an informed decision about supplement use can be difficult, and a bad decision could adversely affect health. If you can't find the answer to your Dietary Supplements question in our resources, click the button below.

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Dietary Supplements Resources

Questions from the Field

Articles researched and written by HPRC on topics you asked about

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Supplement Alerts

Alerts on dietary supplements to keep you informed on recalls, market withdrawals, and safety alerts.

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Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database

Many Warfighters use supplements to improve their health and performance, but getting good information isn't always easy. Check out resources from our partners at the Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database

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Dietary Supplements Resources

Helpful organizations, publications, and databases for learning about dietary supplements

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DoD DMAA Safety Review Panel Report

This 2013 DoD report includes recommendations for medical leaders from the DMAA Safety Review Panel.

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Dietary Supplements Classification System

Make informed decisions about supplements with the Dietary Supplement Classification Table.

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OPSS: Operation Supplement Safety

A DoD and HPRC dietary supplement resource for Warfighters

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Truth in advertising?
Does your dietary supplement’s advertising promise more than the product can actually deliver?
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Dietary Supplements News

Truth in advertising?
Does your dietary supplement’s advertising promise more than the product can actually deliver?
Will chia seeds cause me to pop positive?
HPRC has heard this question a lot lately. Chia seeds have become a popular food item, but are they safe for you to consume or will they affect your drug test?
Evaluate internet health information carefully
Can you trust the information you find online?
Vitamin D, the sunshine vitamin
Vitamin D is important for your health. Learn how much you need and where to get it.
Download the OPSS app
Use the Operation Supplement Safety & Natural Data app to get information and safety ratings on commercially available dietary supplement products and ingredients.

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