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Americanís are always looking for something for nothing, and there are over 3,400 different dietary supplements on the market that make a wide variety of claims. While some of the products have legitimate benefits, the majority are sold with little or no research. These loopholes were created with the passage of the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act in 1994. Consumers should be aware of the following issues when deciding on a supplement.
Source: Consumer Reports on Health, April 1998.