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Dietary Supplement Practicum (19 of 21): Dietary Supplements for Weight Loss

>>Becky Costello: Our next speaker is Carol Haggans, and she’s a scientific and health communications consultant with the Office of Dietary Supplements. And she handles a variety of health communication activities including writing and updating the ODS Dietary Supplement fact sheets and the consumer-focused e-newsletter called The Scoop. How many of you received The Scoop…


Nutrition Tips : How Does Ephedrine Affect the Body?

My name is Christine Marquette and I’m a registered dietitian with the Austin Regional Clinic, and I’m going to talk to you about how ephedrine affects the body. Now ephedrine is actually a component very similar to ephedra. It’s actually just a different name, ephedra, there’s different varieties, ephedra sinica is a type that was…