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March 2015

Fish Oil Tops List of Popular Supplements in the United States

A new report from the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health found that dietary supplements are still the most popular complementary and alternative health products among adults in the US. Most commonly used dietary supplements include fish oil oil (7.8% of adults in the United States), glucosamineor chondroitin (2.6%), probiotics such as lactobacillus and bifidobacteria (1.6%), and melatonin (1.3%). Get the full report here.

References

  1. Clarke TC, Black LI, Stussman BJ, et al. Trends in the use of complementary health approaches among adults: United States, 2002-2012. Natl Health Stat Report. 2015 Feb;(79):1-16

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