Dietary Supplements Directory
Some people try dietary supplements to help with weight loss. While some dietary supplements are usually safe when taken as directed, some are not and may harm your health. Find out more about the safety and effectiveness of diet and weight loss pills and other types of supplements.
Supplements and Herbs for Weight Loss
Find out if weight loss supplements are safe and effective, including chitosan, conjugated linoleic acid (CLA), glucomannan, green tea extract, and more.
Grape Seed Extract
Grape seed extract may help improve circulation and cholesterol, as well as reduce swelling from injury and help with eye disease related to diabetes. WebMD explains the benefits and side effects of this antioxidant.
What Is ZMA?
ZMA is a supplement that includes zinc, magnesium aspartate, and vitamin B6. Find out what the research shows about ZMA health claims.
Vitamins Women Need
Find out which vitamins are important for women to get every day, what kind of food has them, and whether you should consider taking supplements.
Leptin Hormone & Supplements: Do They Work for Obesity & Weight Loss?
WebMD explains what the leptin hormone is, how it affects weight, and whether leptin supplements are safe or effective.
Can Supplements Give Athletes an Edge?
What you need to know if you're an athlete looking for sports supplements to give your a performance boost.
The Truth Behind the Top 10 Dietary Supplements
From vitamins to minerals to weight loss pills, there are thousands of dietary supplements to choose from. But do you really need any of them?
Iron: What You Need to Know
: Constant fatigue could be a sign that you're low on iron. Learn how iron helps you feel energized and get the facts on iron deficiency.
Drugs vs. Supplements
What’s the difference between drug and supplement regulation?
Tests to Take Before Supplements
Steven Lamm, MD, discusses tests you should take before starting dietary supplements.
Supplements and Your Diet
Steven Lamm, MD, discusses supplements and your diet.
Supplements for Vegetarian Athletes
Are you an active vegetarian? You're going to need even more knowledge to keep your energy high.
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The Truth About Sensa
Sensa ads are called misleading -- refunds are available for the weight loss product.
LA Weight Loss Diet Centers
The LA Weight Loss Centers diet is a center-based plan offering personalized plans, counseling, and the company’s exclusive brand of nutritional supplements, bars, juices, and snacks.
The Truth About Chia
Chia seeds are supposed to help control hunger while they enhance your diet with super-nutrients. But what's the real story?
The Truth About HGH for Weight Loss
The quest for a weight loss solution has some people taking human growth hormone (HGH) in pills, powders and injections. But does it really work?