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January 2003 Issue

When It Comes to Supplements, Its Still Buyer Beware

Dietary supplements donít always contain what their labels imply. While the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulates over-the-counter nutritional products, it is essentially reactionary in nature, not preventive. Several recent reports highlight the problems of too few controls and how ubiquitous those problems are. Garlic Capsules to Yogurt Supplements. In an analysis of 13 popular non-aged garlic supplements, ConsumerLab.com, a commercial testing company in White Plains, New York, found that nearly one-quarter of

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