Natural does not mean safe, and labels can often be misleading.
Smart: Check out the individual ingredients in the supplement, their effects and effectiveness. Use the US Department of Agriculture's (USDA) new Nutrition Information Web site, www.nutrition.gov. Consult your doctor before taking a new supplement. If a claim for a supplement sounds too good to be true, it probably is.
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