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Founded through the awareness, capability, and expertise of the people behind it, Tathqeef is a training and continuing medical education center for medical and health professionals which are accredited by the Department of Health – Abu Dhabi.

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Dietary/Ergogenic Supplements, Efficacy & Safety Workshop

Dietary/Ergogenic Supplements, Efficacy & Safety Workshop


  • Anticipating not less than 6 CME Hours DOH
  • (DOH CME’s are recognized by MOH and DHA)

Dietary supplement is a product intended for ingestion that contains a "dietary ingredient" intended to add further nutritional value to (supplement) the diet. If the objective was to improve or enhance physical performance or ergogenic aids, supplementation will be classified as ergogenic supplements. Ergogenic aids defined as A physical, mechanical, nutritional, psychological, or pharmacological substance or treatment that either directly improves physiological variables associated with exercise performance or removes subjective restraints which may limit physiological capacity”. In this activity we will discuss the difference between dietary supplements and ergogenic supplement, safety and scientific reports about some common supplements. By the completion of this workshop, the participant will be able to: • Differentiate between dietary supplements and ergogenic supplements • Most safe and reliable sources for supplements • Differentiate between claims and fact