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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 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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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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Dietary Supplements News

Herbs at a glance
Visit the website of the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine for information on many of the herbs used as and in dietary supplements.
Spotting a health product fraud
Promotions for health products besiege us at every turn, but how can we know which are frauds? The FDA provides some guidelines.
Durbin raises concerns over melatonin baked goods
Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) has asked the FDA to clarify its regulatory position on dietary supplements and food additives on the back of widespread concerns about the marketing of melatonin-containing baked goods.
What you need to know about dietary supplements
The variety of dietary supplements available can make it difficult to assess products. The NIH has issued a pamphlet to help you understand what’s what.
FDA Press Release: Don’t use products marketed as antimicrobial dietary supplements
The FDA is warning consumers not to buy or use products claiming to antimicrobial and marketed as dietary supplements.

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