Dietary Supplements Brookings SD

Local resource for dietary supplements in Brookings, SD. 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.

Health Foods Nature's Paradise
(605) 697-7404
1455 6th St
Brookings, SD
 
Shaklee Products Distributor
(605) 692-2989
203 7th St W
Brookings, SD
 
Balo Enterprises Inc Schaeffer Oil
(605) 629-3371
20612 480th Ave
White, SD
 
Providential Products
(605) 348-6954
Rapid City, SD
 
Main Street Market
(605) 341-9099
512 Main St Ste 110
Rapid City, SD
 
Country Friends
(605) 693-4592
22217 468th Ave
Brookings, SD
 
Balo Enterprises Inc Tahitian Noni J
(605) 629-3371
20612 480th Ave
White, SD
 
General Nutrition Center
(605) 945-0465
Pierre, SD
 
Main Street Market
(605) 224-9909
540 S Garfield Ave
Pierre, SD
 
Dakota Flax Gold Co
(605) 447-5813
RR 2 Box 265
Onaka, SD
 

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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