Are anabolic steroids considered supplements? Can you please provide where you found the definition of a supplement.
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There is a big difference between anabolic steroids and supplements both from a regulatory standpoint and from potential risk to your body.
They are regulated as food. However, anabolic steroids are hormones and are considered drugs. Drugs are regulated much more stringently, and excessive doses typically are much more damaging to the body.
The best resource to see available studies and the have a good summary of the quality of the study and affect of the supplement you are considering, I highly recommend looking at http://examine.com.
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