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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

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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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Dietary Supplements Classification System

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

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Where to go for dietary supplement information
Visit OPSS—for the first time or again—for new FAQs, videos and PSAs, and print materials with information about dietary supplements.
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Dietary Supplements News

Alert: Dendrobium for performance?
A new dietary ingredient—a stimulant—has emerged in dietary supplement products marketed to boost athletic performance.
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.

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