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Dietary Supplements Resources

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Dietary Supplements News

Imported supplement scams
Products labeled as “natural” aren’t always what they seem.
Nootropics on your mind?
If you’re looking for cognitive enhancers or “smart drugs,” you may want to think twice.
Protect yourself from health fraud
It’s National Consumer Protection Week, a reminder to always be an informed consumer of dietary supplements and other products.
Put aside the pills and powders
Think you need that dietary supplement? Think again. National Nutrition Month reminds us to choose real foods first.
Stimulants—Give your heart a break
Know what’s in your dietary supplement, and if it could affect your heart.

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