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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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“Tainted” dietary supplement products
Dietary supplements sometimes contain ingredients that are not listed on the label. Find out which products can put your health and career at risk.
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Dietary Supplements News

Before taking your vitamins, do your research
Dietary supplements may appear to be a healthier alternative to other medications, but they have their own risks and can interact with medications and one another. Proceed with caution.
Dietary supplements: Questions and answers
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) answers consumers' questions about dietary supplements and the regulations of dietary supplements.
Food dyes and hyperactivity: Is there a link?
In the debate over food dyes and hyperactivity in children, the FDA feels there is not enough evidence to support any action.
FDA Alert: FDA Warns Consumers to Stop Using Soladek Vitamin Solution
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a warning about a vitamin solution, Soladek; samples that were tested contained dangerously high levels of vitamins A and D.
Lazy Cakes: Brownies – or something else?
With added melatonin to help you relax, this is no typical brownie.

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