Dietary Supplements

Updated 18 January 2022 under Health Guides.

What are dietary supplements? The Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) definition of a dietary supplement is “a product intended for ingestion that contains a ‘dietary ingredient’ intended to add further […]

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I’ve heard I should take “pre workout” supplement powder before exercising to improve my performance. Is this safe?

Updated 22 November 2021 under Ask Us.

There is no need to take a pre workout supplement. It’s important to remember that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) doesn’t regulate the production of supplements (such as vitamins, performance […]

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I have heard from a few people that the herbal supplement mugwort interferes with birth control or makes it less effective. I tried looking it up, but I couldn’t find anything. Is this true?

Updated 23 November 2020 under Ask Us.

Mugwort grows in the form of a weed and is considered to be an herbal supplement. Some people may use mugwort for cooking, but it has also been recommended as […]

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