Written by Jayelah Bush, BScN
With so many supplements on the market, quality standards, including accuracy and safety, can vary significantly among supplement manufacturers. Although dietary supplements are regulated in the U.S. by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), these regulations don’t define precise quality standards. (1) Whether they contain the wrong botanical species or are impersonating a genuine product, counterfeit supplements can cause illness and influence treatment plan success.
Keep reading below to learn more about how to tell if supplements are fake and key indicators to look out for.