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Dietary Supplements Resources

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Dietary Supplements Classification System

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Deadly DNP in supplements
You may have read about deaths associated with weight-loss supplements containing DNP. What is it? Is it really all that dangerous?
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Dietary Supplements News

Lucky number 7? Omega-7s and your health
Your body makes omega-7 fatty acids, but will getting more from supplements be beneficial? Check out the new OPSS FAQ.
Will nootropics help my brain?
If you’re looking for cognitive enhancers or “smart drugs,” you may want to think twice. Here’s the latest OPSS FAQ.
Truth in advertising?
Does your dietary supplement’s advertising promise more than the product can actually deliver?
Weight-loss promises
FDA warns against weight-loss products that don’t live up to their claims.
Products claiming to prevent or treat Ebola
Avoid dietary supplement products claiming to prevent or treat Ebola.

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