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Cannabidiol in dietary supplements
FDA says that products with the ingredient cannabidiol can’t be marketed as dietary supplements.

Dietary Supplements News

Nitric oxide supplements for performance?
Nitric oxide supplements are popular pre-workout supplements, but do they deliver on their promises to boost performance?
“Tainted” dietary supplement products
Dietary supplements sometimes contain ingredients that are not listed on the label. Find out which products can put your health and career at risk.
Have you had an adverse event?
Know the signs of an adverse event and how to report this important information.
What should I look for in sports drinks?
Sports drinks are popular products for fueling and hydration during workouts. Learn about what your sports drink should contain and how they stack up to nutrient recommendations for performance.
What are high-risk supplements?
Some dietary supplement products contain problematic ingredients. Find out which ones might pose a health risk.

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