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    Are Dietary Supplements Safe and Effective?

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    What Are Dietary Supplements?
    Dietary supplements are products that include vitamins, minerals, amino acids, herbs, or botanicals (plants) - or any concentration, extract, or combination of these - as part of their ingredients.

    How safe and effective are they?
    In many cases, no one really knows. Dietary supplements are not so safe as thought to be. Some lack the claimed ingredients or levels of ingredients. Others are laced with contaminants. It has been found to contain lead in ginkgo and magnesium supplements, toxic ...

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    Dietary supplements are products that include vitamins, minerals, amino acids, herbs, or botanicals (plants) - or any concentration, extract, or combination of these - as part of their ingredients.

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