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NIH Office of Dietary Supplements
An Overview of ODS
— A brief summary of ODS: who we are and what we do.
Dietary Supplements: What You Need to Know
— 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.
ODS Conferences and Workshops
Dietary Supplement Fact Sheets
— Includes background information on botanical (herbal) and other dietary supplements. Provides summaries of the scientific literature regarding the safety and efficacy of dietary supplements including vitamins, minerals, herbs and botanicals.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
— Provides answers to questions about dietary supplements, including their use and safety, regulation, and a variety of other topics.
— How to contact ODS and several other Federal government agencies with questions and interview requests.
Selenium Fact Sheet
Misconceptions About Vitamin D -- Implications for Clinicians (In: Nature Reviews/Endocrinology)
NIH Study on Supplements and Blinding Eye Disease
Folate Fact Sheet for Consumers
Press Resources »
Press Releases and Announcements
Human Performance and Dietary Supplements Summit
Probiotic Foods and Supplements: The Science and Regulations of Labeling
(Jun 12, 2010)
Economic Analysis of Nutrition Interventions: Methods, Research, and Policy
(Feb 23, 2010)
Workshop Proceedings Summary
Agenda and Presentation PDFs
Vitamin D Biomarkers Methods Workshop
(Dec 16, 2009)
Calendar of Nutrition Meetings, Conferences, and Activities
NIH Calendar of Events (Yellow Sheet)
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