Dietary Supplements Beaverton OR

Local resource for dietary supplements in Beaverton, OR. 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.

Foundation Natural Medicine Center
(503) 608-9160
3800 Southwest Cedar Hills Boulevard, Suite 200-D
Beaverton, OR
Services
Wellness Training, Weight Management, Supplements, Stress Management, Preventive Medicine, Nutrition, Herbal Medicine, Functional Medicine, Family Practice, Diabetes, Chiropractic, Cardiovascular Disease, Arthritis, Allergy
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association

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Mannatech Nutraceuticals
(503) 690-9727
Beaverton, OR
 
Max Sports Nutrition
(503) 644-6410
6103 SW Murray Blvd
Beaverton, OR
 
Low Carb Store The
(503) 384-9384
4714 SW Scholls Ferry Rd
Portland, OR
 
Providence Outpatient Nutrition Educa
(503) 216-2368
9205 SW Barnes Rd
Portland, OR
 
Max Muscles Sports Nutrition
(503) 277-2114
4655 SW Griffith Dr
Beaverton, OR
 
General Nutrition Center
(503) 626-8484
3275 SW Cedar Hills Blvd
Beaverton, OR
 
Metabolic Research Weight Loss Cli
(503) 643-8480
8285 SW Nimbus Ave
Beaverton, OR
 
Sdc Health Dba General Nutrition Cente
(503) 296-9905
7545 SW Barnes Rd
Portland, OR
 
Juice Plus Products
(503) 297-3316
8385 SW Brookridge St
Portland, OR
 
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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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