ODS Programs and Initiatives
Details about ODS programs including dietary supplement label and ingredient databases, analytical methods and reference materials, evidence-based reviews, and NIH Botanical Research Centers.
A brief summary of ODS programs and activities: who we are and what we do.
A program to stimulate the development of validated analytical methods and reference materials for dietary supplement ingredients.
ODS makes accurate and up-to-date scientific information about dietary supplements available to researchers, health care providers, and the public through fact sheets, brochures, exhibits, and newsletters.
ODS's course for faculty and students, providing a thorough overview of the issues, concepts, and controversies about dietary supplements and supplement ingredients.
A database of label information from dietary supplement products sold in the United States.
Systematic reviews of the scientific literature on the efficacy and safety of selected dietary supplements.
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.
ODS co-funded dietary supplement research centers focused on botanical safety, efficacy and biological action.
The majority of the ODS budget supports research on dietary supplements in collaboration with many NIH institutes and centers.
A 1-year competitive scholarship opportunity for intramural investigators to study the role of dietary supplements in health promotion and disease prevention.
Web link to an ODS co-developed database providing estimated levels of ingredients in dietary supplement products.
ODS-led series of roundtables to address the concern that many pregnant women were not using supplements containing iodine and were at risk of inadequate intake.
ODS effort to prioritize relevant research gaps in iron screening and supplementation among pregnant women and young children.