Dietary Supplements Blackfoot ID

Local resource for dietary supplements in Blackfoot, ID. 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.

Stow-A-Way Health Foods
(208) 785-5130
65 S Broadway St
Blackfoot, ID
 
D & S Services
(208) 785-3628
1191 E Airport Rd
Blackfoot, ID
 
Lifes Balance
(208) 535-1225
260 A St
Idaho Falls, ID
 
Winding Circle Organic Farm
(208) 448-2972
3476 Lower Quartz Creek
Priest River, ID

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A Bonners Ferry Chiropractic An
(208) 267-2225
6737 Cody St
Bonners Ferry, ID
 
Jim's Service Etc
(208) 785-0890
1311 NW Main St
Blackfoot, ID
 
Wealth of Health Nutrition Cente
(208) 523-7600
1725 W Broadway St
Idaho Falls, ID
 
Whole Food Today
(800) 989-9840
851 Winterfox
Hailey, ID

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Healthy Horizons
(208) 935-0544
Kamiah, ID
 
Thompson Chiropractic Center
(208) 267-2225
6737 Cody St
Bonners Ferry, ID
 
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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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