Guidelines Regarding the Recommendation and Sale of Dietary Supplements

Effective May 2002

These guidelines are currently being reviewed and will remain in effect until new guidance is published in 2020. They should be considered as recommendations for best practice and are not enforceable except in regards to the Academy/CDR Code of Ethics for the Nutrition and Dietetics Profession. Individual practitioners are advised to review the Code of Ethics, as well as consult experts in their area regarding the legal and regulatory issues specific to their location of practice. A list of resources relating to dietary supplements are included below.

Academy Resources:

Commission on Dietetic Registration CPE Database

Related Resources*

*NOTE: This list is not inclusive. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics has not participated in the development of the sites listed, does not exert any editorial or other control over the sites, content, and does not endorse any product or services.