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Alerts on dietary supplements to keep you informed on recalls, market withdrawals, and safety alerts.

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Dietary Supplements Resources

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Dietary Supplements Classification System

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

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“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.
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Dietary Supplements News

Fighting Weight Strategies
The new “Fighting Weight Strategies” page of the HPRC website has joint and service-specific programs for weight maintenance.
More on Jack3d and OxyElite Pro
Jack3d and OxyElite Pro contain the ingredient DMAA, but recent findings do not support claims that it is a “natural” derivative from the geranium plant. It’s another story of “buyer beware.”
USADA Athletic Advisory: Methylhexaneamine and dietary supplements
Athletes are advised to avoid consuming supplements that contain the prohibited stimulant methylhexaneamine, also known as DMAA.
Tools for the healthcare provider
Two new healthcare provider tools are available on HPRC’s website: a dietary supplement history questionnaire and a video of an effective way to ask about dietary supplement use.
Herbal products: Important information to know
Herbal products are advertised as “natural," but are they safe? The American Academy of Family Physicians has some answers to important questions.

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