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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

Questions from the Field

Articles researched and written by HPRC on topics you asked about

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Supplement Alerts

Alerts on dietary supplements to keep you informed on recalls, market withdrawals, and safety alerts.

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Dietary Supplements Resources

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

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DoD DMAA Safety Review Panel Report

This 2013 DoD report includes recommendations for medical leaders from the DMAA Safety Review Panel.

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Dietary Supplements Classification System

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

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Stimulants and other potentially problematic ingredients
Check out our new OPSS FAQs about stimulants and other ingredients found in dietary supplement products that present potential risks.
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Dietary Supplements News

FDA Warns Companies about DMAA Safety
Marketers and distributors of products containing DMAA warned by FDA.
DMAA list updates
HPRC has again updated its list of DMAA containing products. The latest news includes New Zealand’s ban on DMAA-containing products.
Senator Durbin urges FDA to investigate energy drinks
Senator Dick Durbin has asked the FDA to investigate the caffeine content and other ingredients in energy drinks due to serious concerns about their safety.
Introducing OPSS: Operation Supplement Safety
Watch for new educational materials about how to determine if a dietary supplement is relatively safe or not.
Dietary supplements and drug testing
Want to know if your dietary supplement or prescription drug product will affect your drug test? Consult with DoD laboratories for help.

All Dietary Supplements Blog Entries