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About ODS and Dietary Supplements

Thinking About Taking a Dietary Supplement?external link disclaimer (2014)
In this short animated video, the Office of Dietary Supplements (ODS) at the National Institutes of Health introduces the ODS website—the place for reliable, science-based answers to your questions about dietary supplements. Information on the website is primarily in English, with many fact sheets for consumers available in Spanish. This video is also available in Spanish:

  • ¿Debería tomar suplementos dietéticos?external link disclaimer (2014)
    Este breve video animado presenta el sitio web de la Oficina de Suplementos Dietéticos (ODS) de los Institutos Nacionales de la Salud (NIH). Este recurso de 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 (2014)
This 2-minute video featuring experts from the Office of Dietary Supplements (ODS) at the National Institutes of Health introduces the ODS website. The ODS website has reliable, science-based information on dietary supplements for both consumers and health professionals. Information on the website is primarily in English, with many fact sheets for consumers available in Spanish. Visit the ODS website.

American Society for Nutrition Profiles in Nutrition: Dr. Paul Coatesexternal link disclaimer (2015)
Paul M. Coates, Ph.D., discusses his role as Director of the Office of Dietary Supplements at the National Institutes of Health and the personal and professional transitions that shaped his career. Dr. Coates is currently serving as Director At-Large on the 2013-2015 American Society for Nutrition (ASN) Board of Directors. In 2012, the ASN launched the Profiles in Nutrition series to record for posterity discussions by ASN esteemed members (fellows, past presidents, etc.) featuring their personal involvement in the science, innovations, career highlights, and thoughts on the future of nutrition.

ODS Conferences

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: