Dietary Supplements Auburndale FL

Local resource for dietary supplements in Auburndale, FL. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to nutritional supplements, food supplements, herbal supplements, vitamin supplements, mineral supplements, fish oil supplements, and amino acids, as well as advice and content on health supplement recommended intake.

General Nutrition Center at Citi
(863) 292-8700
Winter Haven, FL
 
Monavie Retail Sales
(863) 291-3877
3877 Recker Hwy
Winter Haven, FL
 
Health Food Center of Winter Haven
(863) 293-7847
632 1st St S
Winter Haven, FL
 
Chamberlin's Natural Foods Market
(863) 687-8413
1531 Bartow Rd
Lakeland, FL
 
Smoothie King of Central Florida
(863) 688-6188
130 S Kentucky Ave
Lakeland, FL
 
General Nutrition Centers
(863) 318-1412
Winter Haven Square
Winter Haven, FL
 
Alberts Organics
(863) 291-6262
621 Snively Ave
Eloise, FL
 
Ola International
(863) 644-2935
Lakeland, FL
 
Smoothie King of Central Florida
(863) 647-9602
3423 S Florida Ave
Lakeland, FL
 
Shepherd's Way Health Source Health &
(863) 686-5000
2037 Shakespeare St
Lakeland, FL
 

Dietary Supplements Defined

Written by Jeff behar, MS, MBA   

A dietary supplement  is a preparation intended to supply nutrients, (such as vitamins, minerals, fatty acids or amino acids) that are missing or not consumed in sufficient quantity in a person's diet. Some countries define dietary supplements as foods, whilst in others they are defined as drugs.

In the United States, a dietary supplement is defined under the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act of 1994 (DSHEA) as a product that is intended to supplement the diet and contains any of the following dietary ingredients:
  • a vitamin
  • a mineral
  • an herb or other botanical (excluding tobacco) and hormones, such as DHEA, pregnenolone (both steroids) and melatonin.
  • an amino acid
  • a dietary substance for use by people to supplement the diet by increasing the total dietary intake, or
  • a concentrate, metabolite, constituent, extract, or combination of any of the above
A dietary supplement in the US must be:
  • intended for ingestion in pill, capsule, tablet, powder or liquid form
  • not represented for use as a conventional food or as the sole item of a meal or diet
  • labeled as a "dietary supplement"

Pursuant to the DSHEA, the Food and Drug Administration regulates dietary supplements as foods, and not as drugs.

Unlike pharmaceutical companies, supplement manufacturers are not required to prove the safety or effectiveness of their products; the FDA can take action ...

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