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Dietary supplements and false claims
Do you know if a dietary supplement’s advertising promises more than the product can actually deliver? The Federal Trade Commission can help.

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Don’t let supplements send you to the ER
Some supplements can have serious adverse effects and lead you to seek medical help. But there are things you can do to stay safe and out of the emergency room.
Green coffee beans: What’s all the hype?
Green coffee beans are popular for weight loss, but don’t be fooled by all the hype surrounding this dietary supplement ingredient.
Energy drinks: different labels, same risks
Energy drinks are now being marketed as conventional foods, but there are still risks involved. Learn how to stay safe if you drink these beverages.
Understanding drug-supplement interactions
Do you take dietary supplements and medications? Read about the risks in a new resource from the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health.
Can SARMs do you harm?
SARMs can be found in some dietary supplement products, but are they legal and will they cause a positive drug test?

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