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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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Questions from the Field

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Dietary Supplements Resources

Helpful organizations, publications, and databases for learning about dietary supplements

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Dietary Supplements Classification System

Make informed decisions about supplements with the Dietary Supplement Classification Table.

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Decoding the dietary supplement industry
The first step to being an informed supplement user is learning how the dietary supplement industry works.
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Dietary Supplements News

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.
Is there a list of dietary supplements/substances banned by the military?
There is no banned dietary supplement list in the military, but you can learn how to make informed decisions about dietary supplement use.
A Mother’s Plea
Watch HPRC’s new Operation Supplement Safety Public Service Announcement from a Gold Star mother.
Can I take weight-loss prescription medications?
What are the service-specific policies on weight-loss prescription medications? Read more to find out.

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