Dietary Supplements Booneville MS

Local resource for dietary supplements in Booneville, MS. 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 Centers
(662) 287-3250
716 S Cass St
Corinth, MS
 
Vitality Health Foods Inc
(662) 286-0900
1904 E Shiloh Rd
Corinth, MS
 
Hermetz Paul
(228) 832-4588
14208 S Swan Rd
Gulfport, MS
 
Gnc
(601) 824-1155
315 Crossgates Blvd
Brandon, MS
 
Women Infant & Children Nutrition Progr
(601) 657-8351
1000 Irene St
Liberty, MS
 
Captain Nutrition
(662) 287-7111
1901 S Harper Rd
Corinth, MS
 
Dyanmic Nutrition Alternatives
(662) 349-6629
7027 Greenbriar Dr
Southaven, MS
 
General Nutrition Center
(662) 893-3871
7447 Goodman Rd
Olive Branch, MS
 
Sesame Seed The
(601) 924-1012
505 Springridge Rd
Clinton, MS
 
General Nutrition Centers
(601) 443-9710
Natchez Mall
Natchez, MS
 

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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