What Health Care Professionals Should Know about the Regulation and Safety of Dietary Supplements

  title={What Health Care Professionals Should Know about the Regulation and Safety of Dietary Supplements},
  author={S. Stohs and H. Preu{\ss}},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Nutrition},
  pages={306 - 309}
  • S. Stohs, H. Preuß
  • Published 2017
  • Medicine
  • Journal of the American College of Nutrition
  • The purpose of this commentary is to provide a clear understanding of the governmental regulation of dietary supplements and a brief overview of their relative safety. Statements are widely found in professional health care publications and multimedia that dietary supplements are poorly regulated or not even regulated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [1–8]. The latter assertion that the FDA does not regulate them is at odds with the facts. Accordingly, it is imperative that health… CONTINUE READING
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