How to Read a Supplement Label

Dietary supplements, used regularly by about half of U.S. adults, can add significant amounts of nutrients and other ingredients to your diet. While supplements come in many different forms including tablets, capsules, powders and liquids, any product labeled as a dietary supplement must carry a Supplement Facts label that lists its contents and other added ingredients (such as fillers, binders and flavorings) as well as directions for use, health-related claims and any cautions.

USP has created the following infographic as a quick guide to help you find and understand the most important features of a supplement label.

Learn more about dietary supplements and why quality matters at http://www.quality-supplements.org

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