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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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Dietary Supplements News

What is “Total Force Fitness”?
Do you know what “Total Force Fitness” is? It’s a Department of Defense model for building and maintaining health, wellness, and resilience.
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Choose supplements safely. Learn how to spot red flags.
What’s in your energy drink?
Learn how to spot potentially problematic ingredients in energy drinks.
Feeling funny? Report it!
You can take an active part in helping ensure dietary supplements are safe. Read about the importance of reporting adverse effects.
Revisiting DMAA
Products with DMAA are disappearing quickly since the April 2013 announcement by FDA that DMAA is illegal, but some are still available. Check our updated list to make sure you don't inadvertently buy them.

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