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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 Classification System

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


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Mixing supplements and medications
Is there any harm in taking dietary supplements if you use medications?

Dietary Supplements News

Supplements for concussions?
Don’t fall for dietary supplement products claiming to help with concussions.
The buzz on caffeinated gum
Can caffeinated gum improve performance in Warfighters?
CHAMP hosts workshop on steroids
A recent workshop on appearance- and performance-enhancing substances emphasizes that anabolic steroid use is a major health problem.
Aconite—a probable cause for concern
Aconitum kusnezoffii is another ingredient to look out for on dietary supplement labels. Here’s why.
Updated OPSS High-Risk Supplement List
More products have been added to HRSL. Is yours on the list?

All Dietary Supplements Blog Entries