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General Information and Resources for Dietary Supplements

DHHS. NIH. National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health.

This fact sheet provides a general overview of dietary supplements, discusses safety considerations, and suggests sources for additional information. Also available in Spanish.

The United States Pharmacopeial Convention, Inc.

Independent, science-based public health organization and official public standards-setting authority for all prescription and over-the-counter medicines, dietary supplements, and other healthcare products manufactured and sold in the US.

Federal Trade Commission.

Contains information on dietary supplements, safety, claims, and how to report problems.

DHHS. NIH. Office of Dietary Supplements.

Mission is to strengthen knowledge and understanding of dietary supplements by evaluating scientific information, stimulating and supporting research, disseminating research results, and educating the public.

USACHPPM. Directorate of Health Promotion and Wellness.

Find resources targeted to US military personnel including fact sheets, posters, slide presentations, and internet resources.

DHHS. NIH. Office of Dietary Supplements; National Library of Medicine.

Provides citations from a broad spectrum of dietary supplement literature including vitamin, mineral, phytochemical, ergogenic, botanical, and herbal supplements in human nutrition and animal models. Succeeds the International Bibliographic Information on Dietary Supplements (IBIDS) database.

USDA. ARS. Nutrient Data Laboratory. DHHS.

Provides analytically-derived estimates of ingredient levels in nationally representative samples of commonly reported dietary supplements.

DHHS. NIH. Office of Dietary Supplements; National Library of Medicine.

Search online for manufacturers' complete label information for a selection of on-market and off-market dietary supplement products. Find product information, dietary supplement facts, label statements, and contact information.