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Don’t get scammed by “all natural” claims
FDA warns consumers about the dangers hidden in “all natural” dietary supplements, as well as products marketed to treat or cure certain conditions.

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Supplements and medications – What’s the problem?
Dietary supplements can affect how medications work in your body. Read more on what you can do to keep yourself safe.
Protein powders: Food or supplements?
Some protein powders have Nutrition Facts labels while others have Supplement Facts labels. Is this a case of mislabeling?
Products for concussions hit by FDA
Some dietary supplement products claim to prevent, treat, or cure a concussion. But FDA says to be on the lookout for these claims.
What’s in your energy drink?
Energy drinks are really “stimulant” drinks. Learn how to identify potentially harmful ingredients.
Nitric oxide supplements for performance?
Nitric oxide supplements are popular pre-workout supplements, but do they deliver on their promises to boost performance?

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