Unformatted text preview: 3. Reason : Certain dietary supplements can actually be good for humans but know one will know which ones they are until the FDA examines and approves them. Example : A case study showed that a group of people taking a dietary supplement showed greater improvement in mental and physical health, than a group of people who were given a placebo. 4. Reason : The FDA needs to evaluate dietary supplements based on both long term and short term effects. Example : After a certain ingredient in a dietary supplement turned out to be the cause of a woman’s death, the FDA banned the supplement, but it was later rejected by a judge because their was no proof of any short term effects from the supplement....
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- Spring '08
- English, Dietary supplement, Food and Drug Administration, dietary supplements