oa CME : Your SA Journal of CPD - More about : a practical guide to the use of nutritional supplements in South Africa

Volume 22, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 0256-2170



Extracted from text ... SHELLY MELTZER, RD (SA), MSc (Med) Nutrition & Dietetics RYAN KOHLER, MB ChB, MPhil (Sports Medicine) ISMAIL JAKOET, MB ChB, MSc (Sports Medicine) TIM NOAKES, MB ChB, MD, DSc, FACSM Sports Science Institute of South Africa, Newlands, Cape Town Sportspersons should ensure that the decision to use a dietary supplement is a safe one. Unlike medicines, which are regulated by the Medicines Control Council, there is no governing body to control and regulate the supplement industry in South Africa. As a result many supplements may contain banned substances and there is a chance that not all the ingredients are ..

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