Tag: dietary supplements
Facebook promoting dangerous and even banned supplements
A Consumer Reports analysis found little oversight of supplements marketed by Facebook.
Adverse Effects from Dietary Supplements: A survey of the US Military
Over 26,000 US Service members completed a survey on the adverse effects associated with dietary supplements. Some categories of supplements are associated with substantial adverse events.
Audit reveals supplement regulation and oversight is lacking
A Canadian audit of dietary supplements shows serious problems with the quality and safety of the products you may be buying.
Rightful for Pain: Deceptive Advertising and a Dangerous Ingredient
Rightful is an herbal supplement mixture offering pain relief and much more. Its claims are deceptive and not backed by good science. Not only that, but one of its ingredients is contraindicated.
FDA issues new CBD safety warnings, calls for more research to guide regulation
The FDA recently warned the public about CBD health risks and urged further research. Meanwhile, special interest groups are pressing Congress and the FDA for quick action to allow CBD in dietary supplements and other consumer products.
“Healthy Directions” Is a Double Misnomer
Healthy Directions sells dietary supplements without scientific evidence. A better name would be Misdirections that Won't Make You Healthy.
Supplements with Multiple Ingredients, Many with No Apparent Rationale
Dietary. supplements frequently have multiple ingredients, often mixtures of vitamins, minerals, and herbs. The rationale for including each ingredient is questionable, to say the least.
Do dietary supplements improve heart health?
Dietary supplements are widely consumed to improve heart health. But what does the evidence say?
Vitamin D and Diabetes: Another Case Where Supplementation Sounded Like a Good Idea But Wasn’t
A new study shows vitamin D supplements don't prevent diabetes. But there are still unanswered questions.