Thinking About Taking a Dietary Supplement?
This 1-minute animated video introduces the ODS Web site where you'll find reliable information about the use, effectiveness, safety, and quality of dietary supplements.
Evidence-based summaries for health professionals and consumers on specific vitamins, minerals, herbs, and other dietary supplements. Fact sheets cover health effects, safety, recommended amounts, interactions with medicines, and other topics. More
Answers to common questions about the use, quality, and regulation of dietary supplements. More
Key points about dietary supplements, including their effectiveness, safety, and quality. Provides resources with additional information on dietary supplements and tips for using dietary supplements wisely. More
ODS has created a free mobile app for consumers called My Dietary Supplements or "MyDS" that allows you to have a convenient, mobile record of the dietary supplements you're taking. More
Information from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to help you decide what information on dietary supplements is reliable and what isn't. More
Tips from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to help older individuals use dietary supplements wisely. Includes information on talking with your health care provider, dietary supplement risks, and how to spot false claims and report adverse reactions. More
Information from the Department of Defense (DoD) on making informed decisions about dietary supplement use. The site is directed to service members, healthcare providers, and civilians. A related Web site, Operation Supplement Safety, helps you determine whether a supplement is relatively safe or not. More
Tips to help you determine whether the health information you find on the Internet is reliable. More
Varias hojas informativas sobre ingredientes específicos de los suplementos dietéticos y otros recursos están disponibles en español. Más