Dietary supplement use by American women: challenges in assessing patterns of use, motives and costs.

@article{Neuhouser2003DietarySU,
  title={Dietary supplement use by American women: challenges in assessing patterns of use, motives and costs.},
  author={Marian L Neuhouser},
  journal={The Journal of nutrition},
  year={2003},
  volume={133 6},
  pages={1992S-1996S}
}
The 1994 passage of Public Law 103-417, the Dietary Supplement and Health Education Act, resulted in an exponential increase in the number and variety of dietary supplements available for over-the-counter purchase. Surveys conducted on random samples of U.S. residents have shown that approximately half of all American women use dietary supplements regularly, but very little is known about the risks and benefits of long-term and widespread supplement use. To accurately evaluate the health… CONTINUE READING

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