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The FDA And The Supplement Industry

If you've ever visited a vitamin or supplement website, you might have seen the following disclaimer: "These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease." At first glance, it might seem strange to have this notice on a website, but upon deeper inspection, it's actually perfectly normal and required by the FDA in certain instances.  Why is that? First, let's start with the FDA itself and review what it is!  The FDA - what is it? The FDA, or U.S. Food and Drug Administration, is a...

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