ODS Newsletters

The Office of Dietary Supplements (ODS) offers free newsletters:

  • ODS Update: Recent developments in dietary supplement science
  • The Scoop: Consumer-focused information about dietary supplements
  • Special Supplement: Announcements from ODS
  • Just the Facts: New and updated dietary supplement fact sheets for consumers and health professionals

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ODS Update - February 2024
PDF February 20, 2024Inaugural issue of ODS Update: Recent Developments in Dietary Supplement Science highlights three recent publications that advance our understanding of how dietary supplements can enhance nutritional status during pregnancy.
Special Supplement - February 13, 2024
PDF February 13, 2024Announcing the ODS Update: A Newsletter About Recent Developments in Dietary Supplement Science
The Scoop - February 2024
PDF February 6, 2024What’s the Scoop? Questions and Answers About Dietary Supplements
Just the Facts - Dietary Supplements: Are They Helpful for Immune Function and Infectious Diseases?
PDF January 9, 2024New consumer fact sheet available on Dietary Supplements and Immune Function.
ODS Update - Fall/Winter 2023
PDF December 6, 2023New ODS Director's Message, new/updated fact sheets, seminars, staff publications, media, and more.
Special Supplement - October 31, 2023
PDF October 31, 2023ODS Launches Director's Page to highlight ODS accomplishments and its staff, and amplify key announcements from ODS programs.
Special Supplement - September 5, 2023
PDF September 5, 2023Mary Frances Picciano Dietary Supplement Research Practicum Video Recordings Now Available
ODS Update - Summer 2023
PDF August 23, 2023Meet the new ODS director, Dietary Supplement Research Practicum recordings now available, ODS Seminar Series, staff updates, and more.
The Scoop - July 2023
PDF July 27, 2023What’s the Scoop? Common Misconceptions About Vitamins and Minerals
Special Supplement - June 1, 2023
PDF June 1, 2023Dr. Stefan Pasiakos Selected to Lead NIH Office of Dietary Supplements.
ODS Update - May 2023
PDF May 3, 2023News You Can Use, Annual Report, Dietary Supplement Research Practicum Registration, Staff News and Publications, and more.
Special Supplement - March 21, 2023
PDF March 21, 2023Registration Open: NIH ODS Dietary Supplement Research Practicum, May 22–24, 2023.
Special Supplement - February 13, 2023
PDF February 13, 2023ODS Seminar Series Presents Dr. Marion Nestle
Special Supplement - January 17, 2023
PDF January 17, 2023Joseph M. Betz, Ph.D., ODS Acting Director, Retires
The Scoop - December 2022
PDF December 20, 2022Got Zinc? Essential Facts About This Important Nutrient
ODS Update - December 2022
PDF December 13, 2022ODS grants program and research support, NIH CARBON program meeting, ODS seminar series, NIH Botanical Research Expert Panel Executive Summary, and more.
ODS Update - Fall 2022
PDF September 19, 2022ODS seminar series; White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health; new videocasts; new/revised fact sheets; and more
The Scoop – Fall 2022
PDF September 7, 2022What’s the scoop? Questions and answers about dietary supplements
Special Supplement - July 28, 2022
PDF July 28, 2022ODS Invites Public Comment on Strategic Plan Draft
Special Supplement - June 7, 2022
PDF June 7, 2022New Multivitamin Reference Material Issued