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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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Supplement Alerts

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

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Dietary Supplements Resources

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Dietary Supplements Classification System

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

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Capsaicin gives certain foods their spiciness. It’s also being sold as a dietary supplement. But will it help you lose weight? Read more in the latest OPSS FAQ.
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Dietary Supplements News

Updated DMAA list available
 HPRC’s list of DMAA-containing dietary supplement products has just been updated.
Stars and Stripes reports: Army study on DMAA will continue
The Army will continue its own study on the effects of DMAA even after the FDA sent warning letters to marketers and distributors of dietary supplement products with DMAA.
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.

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