DMAA is losing steam in the world of sports nutrition. Various bans throughout Europe and in Australia have pushed the ingredient off the market globally, while warning letters and negative press in the United States have prompted large retailers to shift focus to less controversial merchandise.
But what of the core consumer? What do bodybuilders and physique enthusiasts have to say about DMAA's demise? Would it have been better to leave DMAA's existence to the whims of the free market or was regulatory intervention necessary?