News tagged with dietary supplements

US warns of drugs in Reumofan dietary supplements

(AP) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers not to use Reumofan dietary supplements, after receiving reports of bleeding, stroke and death among Americans taking the Mexico-manufactured pills.

Aug 21, 2012
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Analyzing green tea leaves and supplements

Quality control is a key factor in making sure green tea dietary supplement products pack the same antioxidant punch as green tea leaves used for brewing beverages, according to U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists.

May 01, 2012
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US watchdog warns on fitness stimulant

The US Food and Drug Administration on Friday questioned the safety of DMAA, a stimulant used in dietary supplements, alleging that marketers were illegally selling the chemical.

Apr 27, 2012
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Supplements and cancer prevention: A cautionary tale

Government regulators and the scientific community should work to ensure that they give clear guidance to the public about dietary supplements and cancer risk, according to a commentary published April 25 in the Journal of ...

Apr 25, 2012
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Monitoring the population's food and supplement intakes

Collecting data on what the U.S. population actually consumes is a key nutrition monitoring step. Nutritionists then translate "foods eaten" into "nutrients consumed." This snapshot of the population's food-nutrient ...

Mar 08, 2012
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