ODS Newsletters

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

  • ODS Update: Recent developments in dietary supplement science
  • Director's Message: Highlights accomplishments and key announcements from ODS programs
  • 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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Director's Message - July 2024
PDF July 10, 2024ODS Seeks Public Comment on Draft Strategic Plan.
ODS Update - June 2024
PDF June 25, 2024Women’s Health Initiative Calcium and Vitamin D Trial.
Director's Message - June 2024
PDF June 17, 2024ODS at NUTRITION 2024.
The Scoop - May 2024
PDF May 21, 2024What's the Scoop? Nutrients for Bone Health.
ODS Update - May 2024
PDF May 15, 2024Dietary Supplement Use Among Military Personnel.
ODS Update - April 2024
PDF April 23, 2024Evaluating Dietary Intake of the U.S. Population.
Director's Message - April 2024
PDF April 9, 2024Advancing Research on Botanicals and Other Natural Products.
Director's Message - March 2024
PDF March 26, 2024The ODS Iodine Initiative: Accomplishments and Impact.
ODS Update - March 2024
PDF March 19, 2024Use of Reference Materials in Dietary Supplement Research.
Special Supplement - March 14, 2024
PDF March 14, 2024NIH Office of Dietary Supplements Welcomes New Deputy Director Dr. Stephanie George.
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 - Ashwagandha: Is It Helpful for Stress, Anxiety, or Sleep?
PDF January 23, 2024New consumer fact sheet available on Ashwagandha.
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