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Nutrition and Supplements
May 11 , 2011, free, on-demand webinar presented by Sally Scroggs, RD, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. This session reviewed the latest information on nutritional supplements including the latest recommendations for Vitamin D and calcium.
The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Government resource on the safety and effectiveness of complementary and alternative medicines, based on scientific research.
American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR)
Organization which focuses on research on the link between diet and cancer and translates the results into practical information for the public.
FDA website information on tainted dietary supplements
In general the FDA does not regulate dietary supplements in the same way as it regulates drugs. However, the FDA does investigate fraud, including supplements that have been tainted with prescription drugs or other additives. This is a link to the FDA's page on Medication Health Fraud.