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Sports Supplements: What's Safe, Effective and Legal?

supplement savvy sports supplements Supplement Savvy: What Works, What's safe and What's legal Amy Jamieson-Petonic, MEd, RDN, CSSD, LD After attending...

Teen Supplement Use Raises Concern

The word supplement has become a catchall for workout enhancement products. There are healthy supplements—vitamins, minerals and protein; and t...

The Best Dietary Supplements for Hockey Players

All hockey players—all athletes for that matter—should know exactly what they are putting in their bodies. The worst thing a player can do is to...

Do's and Don'ts of Dietary Supplements

As a sports dietitian, I'm always getting asked about dietary supplements. Questions like "are they necessary?" and "'which ones are safe?" are freq...

Play It Safe With Certified Dietary Supplements

Whether they are Olympic hopefuls or members of collegiate or high school teams, athletes strive to perform at their highest levels. They are dedi...

Supplement Labels and the NSF-Certified Seal

If you want to be 100 percent certain that your supps are clean, look for NSF-certified products. NSF International is an independent, third-party...

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