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Resources for Researchers

Useful information for dietary supplement researchers including databases of funded and published research on dietary supplements, training and career development resources, food composition data, and product quality resources.

Analytical Methods and Reference Materials

A program to stimulate the development of validated analytical methods and reference materials for dietary supplement ingredients. More

Computer Access to Research on Dietary Supplements (CARDS) Database

Database of federally funded research projects pertaining to dietary supplements. More

Vitamin D Initiative

ODS-led efforts pertaining to vitamin D, including the Vitamin D Standardization Program (VDSP) and resources for researchers. More

Dietary Supplement Ingredient Database (DSID)external link icon

Web link to an ODS co-developed database providing estimated levels of ingredients in dietary supplement products. Moreexternal link icon

Dietary Supplement Label Database (DSLD)

A database of label information from dietary supplement products sold in the United States. More

NIH Guide ListServexternal link icon

Join the NIH Guide listserv to receive a weekly e-mail with announcements pertaining to NIH research grant policies, guidelines and funding opportunities. Moreexternal link icon

Nutrition and Dietary Supplement Interventions for Inborn Errors of Metabolism (NDSI-IEM)

A collaborative program to explore the research evidence supporting the use of nutrition and dietary supplement interventions for inborn errors of metabolism and the infrastructure needed to carry out new research. More

ODS Research Scholars Program

A 1-year competitive scholarship opportunity for intramural investigators to study the role of dietary supplements in health promotion and disease prevention. More

Product Integrity Resources

Valuable resources for investigators, authors, and editors working in the area of natural products research. More

PubMed Dietary Supplement Subset

Automatically limits citation search results to dietary supplement related literature in NLM's PubMed database. More

USDA Food Composition Databaseexternal link icon

Web link to the U.S. Department of Agriculture National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference. Provides detailed information on the nutrient content of foods consumed in the U.S. Moreexternal link icon