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Dietary Supplements

It's more than just banned or not banned, it's education! Have you ever had questions similar to the following?

  • What is a dietary supplement?
  • Are dietary supplements different from food and drug products?
  • What claims can manufacturers make for dietary supplements and drugs?
  • How are dietary supplements regulated?
  • How can I tell the difference between a supplement label and a conventional food label?
  • Does a label indicate the quality of a dietary supplement product?
  • Are dietary supplements standardized?
  • What methods are used to evaluate the health benefits and safety of a dietary supplement?
  • Is caffeine an NCAA banned substance?

Drug Free Sport AXIS™ experts can help you navigate through these difficult questions.


If you are an athlete, parent, coach, athletic trainer or sports program administrator looking for more information on dietary supplements, drugs of abuse, prescription and/or over-the-counter drugs, performance-enhancing drugs or sports nutrition, click here to learn about Drug Free Sport AXIS™.



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