ODS Videos

About ODS and Dietary Supplements

Thinking About Taking a Dietary Supplement?external link disclaimer
In this short, animated video, you will be introduced to the ODS website—the place for reliable, science-based answers to your questions about dietary supplements. Find information in English and Spanish.

¿Debería tomar suplementos dietéticos?external link disclaimer
Este breve vídeo animado presenta el sitio web de la Oficina de Suplementos Dietéticos (ODS). ODS ofrece respuestas confiables y con base científica para las preguntas que tenga sobre suplementos dietéticos. El sitio web es en inglés pero contiene información para el consumidor en español.

Dietary Supplements: What You Need to Knowexternal link disclaimer
This 2-minute video featuring experts from ODS introduces the ODS website. The ODS website has reliable, science-based information on dietary supplements for both consumers and health professionals.

ODS Seminars, Conferences and Workshops

ODS Seminar Series
Selected presentations from the monthly ODS seminars are available on the ODS Seminar Series YouTube Playlistexternal link disclaimer.

ODS Dietary Supplement Research Practicum
This 3-day intensive educational program features presentations by experts about dietary supplement use in the U.S., clinical trials of dietary supplements, botanical dietary supplement research, ODS initiatives to coordinate and catalyze research, and resources to enhance research and disseminate knowledge.

Trans-NIH Resilience Working Group Seminars

ODS 25th Anniversary Scientific Symposium — October 25–26, 2021
The ODS 25th Anniversary Scientific Symposium showcased ODS contributions to landmark scientific accomplishments in dietary supplement research; featured presentations by experts in the field of dietary supplement science; highlighted ODS's part in training the next generation of dietary supplement researchers; and discussed considerations for the future of dietary supplements research. The symposium was open to the public and nearly 1,000 people attended the virtual event.

Lunchtime Seminar Videocast, "Dietary Supplements: What You Need to Know" — March 16, 2021
More than half of adults and one-third of children in the United States take one or more dietary supplements such as multivitamins, omega-3 fish oil, St. John’s wort, or melatonin. During this 1-hour presentation, nutrition scientists from ODS provided an overview of dietary supplements and describe what you need to know to inform your decision-making about whether and when to take these products.

Iron Screening and Supplementation of Iron-replete Pregnant Women and Young Children
The video recordings of this 2-Day conference are available on the NIH Past Events website:

Options for Consideration of Chronic Disease Endpoints for Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs)
The video recordings of this 2-Day workshop are available on the NIH Past Events website:

Vitamin D: Moving Toward Evidence-based Decision Making in Primary Care
The video recordings of this 2-Day conference are available on the NIH Past Events website: