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Dietary Supplements Resources

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Dietary Supplements Classification System

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FDA warns again about powdered caffeine
FDA issued warning letters to 5 distributors of powdered pure caffeine and continues to warn consumers against using these products.
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Dietary Supplements News

What’s a health claim?
A recent FTC complaint against POM Wonderful products had us wondering what exactly a health claim is.
Rethinking protein powder supplements
Protein powder supplements are a popular source for packing on muscle.
Confused about supplements?
Wandering down the aisle of a store looking for a dietary supplement can be overwhelming and intimidating. The Natural Medicines Database can help.
Consumer Reports® report finds dangerous dietary supplements
In a report from the September 2010 issue of Consumer Reports®, the twelve most dangerous dietary supplements posing health risks have been identified.
The regulation of dietary supplements
When you choose a multivitamin or supplement from the store, have you ever wondered how to choose?

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