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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

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Dietary Supplements Classification System

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Are supplements the “whey” to protein?
Whey protein is often referred to as the “king of proteins.” But are whey protein supplements the best option for muscle growth and recovery?
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Dietary Supplements News

Air Force energy drinks guidance for downrange DFACs
Air Force guidance advises downrange DFACs to stop buying energy drinks, nutritional shakes and energy bars due to health concerns.
Choose Foods First!
National Nutrition Month reminds us to choose tasty, nutrient-rich food first before you consider a dietary supplement.
What’s the story with OxyELITE Pro?
Why has OxyELITE Pro been recalled? Read the OPSS FAQ to find out.
DMAA products dwindle
HPRC has again revised its list of DMAA-containing products, and most U.S. manufacturers and supplier have either eliminated such products or reformulated them to eliminate DMAA.
Focus on food, not supplements
When it comes to nutritional value, dietary supplements just don’t measure up. Choose whole foods such as fruits and vegetables instead to fuel your performance.

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