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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 News

Relaxation beverages: Don’t believe the hype
A new wave of beverage products is gaining attention, aimed at helping us relax, reducing our anxiety, and helping us sleep.
FDA Recall Alert: Fruta Planta weight loss dietary supplements
Godi International, Corp., located in South Florida is announcing a recall of Fruta Planta weight loss dietary supplements.
Supplements may boost energy but strain troops' hearts
Military doctors are worried that certain energy supplements could lead to heart problems in U.S. troops.
Nutritional and herbal supplements may help anxiety-related conditions
A recent review found nutritional and herbal supplements may help treat anxiety and related problems without serious side effects. Scientists report the positive outcomes may be a placebo effect, but positive outcomes are still positive.
What’s a health claim?
A recent FTC complaint against POM Wonderful products had us wondering what exactly a health claim is.

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