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Caffeine Content Needed On Supplement Labels – Researchers

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

Executive Summary

Some supplements containing caffeine either do not list the ingredient on the label or state inaccurate amounts, Harvard researchers say in a letter to JAMA.

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