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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

DMAA products dwindle
HPRC has again revised its list of DMAA-containing products, and most U.S. manufacturers and supplier have either eliminated such products or reformulated them to eliminate DMAA.
Questions about supplements? We have answers!
Visit OPSS—for the first time or again—for new Frequently Asked Questions about dietary supplement safety.
Can I take weight-loss prescription medications?
What are the service-specific policies on weight-loss prescription medications? Read more to find out.
Focus on food, not supplements
When it comes to nutritional value, dietary supplements just don’t measure up. Choose whole foods such as fruits and vegetables instead to fuel your performance.
Social media “red flags”
You shouldn’t believe everything you read on social media, especially when it comes to dietary supplements and sports products.

All Dietary Supplements Blog Entries

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