“More Than 80 Percent of Patient Groups Accept Drug Industry Funds, Study Shows,” Katie Thomas. The New York Times, March 1, 2017 (Click Here).
“Label Claims for Conventional Foods and Dietary Supplements,” U.S. Food and Drug Administration, April 11, 2016 (Click Here)
Read about the limitations the FDA imposes on supplements, (“This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease”), and the three types of claims the FDA allows dietary supplements: Health claims, nutrient content claims and structure/function claims.
“Supplement Studies: Sorting Out the Confusion,” Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, (Click Here).
There’s lots of conflicting information regarding supplement studies. Harvard’s School of Public Health offers some advice to evaluate the validity of these studies.
“Supplement Seals of Approval,” Berkeley Wellness, January 30, 2014 (Click Here).
Supplements can carry a plethora of “seals of approval.” Berkeley looks at what these seals may–or may not–mean.