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Can SARMs do you harm?
SARMs can be found in some dietary supplement products, but are they legal and will they cause a positive drug test?
Cannabidiol in dietary supplements
FDA says that products with the ingredient cannabidiol can’t be marketed as dietary supplements.
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?
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.
Protein powders: Food or supplements?
Some protein powders have Nutrition Facts labels while others have Supplement Facts labels. Is this a case of mislabeling?

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