Dietary Supplement Information

Vitamin and Mineral Supplement Fact Sheets

DHHS. NIH. Office of Dietary Supplements.


Overview of Dietary Supplements

DHHS. FDA. Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition.

Get answers to consumers' questions about dietary supplements and the Food and Drug Administration's role in regulating them.


Hand with pills Spin the Bottle: How to Pick a Multivitamin (PDF | 345 KB)

Center for Science in the Public Interest.

Tips on how to select a multi-vitamin and mineral supplement. Provides guidelines for various age groups and money-saving advice.


Questions To Ask Before Taking Vitamin and Mineral Supplements

USDA. NAL. Food and Nutrition Information Center.

Are you considering taking vitamin or mineral supplements? Do you think you need them? Or that they "can't hurt" so you may as well take them? Here are some questions to ask before you decide to take them.


Supplementing Your Diet: Vitamins, Minerals and Beyond (PDF | 1 MB)

DHHS. National Institutes of Health

This newsletter article provides guidance on the appropriate use of dietary supplements as well as some cautions to keep in mind.


Dietary Supplement Label Database (DSLD)

DHHS. NIH. Office of Dietary Supplements; National Library of Medicine.

Search online for manufacturers’ complete label information for a selection of on-market and off-market dietary supplement products. Find product information, dietary supplement facts, label statements, and contact information.


American Heart Association logo Vitamin and Mineral Supplements: AHA Scientific Position

American Heart Association.

Should you be taking antioxidant vitamins? What about omega-3 fatty acid supplements? Learn what the American Heart Association recommends.