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According to the Food and Drug Administration, three out of four Americans take dietary supplements on a regular basis. But the $40 billion industry is not highly regulated. FDA commissioner Scott Gottlieb recently announced plans to make the most significant changes to supplement regulation in a quarter century. Dr. David Agus joins “CBS This Morning: Saturday” to discuss.

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The FDA is warning about harmful dietary supplements. The agency is alerting consumers about false claims, unknown ingredients, and potentially harmful products. Americans spent more than $40 billion on supplements last year, and three out of four Americans regularly take a supplement. Dr. David Agus joins "CBS This Morning" with more on the supplement regulation.

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