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.

Shaklee Products Distributor
(605) 692-2989
203 7th St W
Brookings, 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
 
Mason Mark PhD
(605) 343-3540
1161 Deadwood Ave N
Rapid City, SD
 
Wild Idea Buffalo Co
(605) 716-0572
1475 Valley Dr
Rapid City, SD
 
Health Foods Nature's Paradise
(605) 697-7404
1455 6th St
Brookings, SD
 
Balo Enterprises Inc Schaeffer Oil
(605) 629-3371
20612 480th Ave
White, SD
 
Tyron Gym
(605) 331-0919
4601 E Arrowhead Pkwy
Sioux Falls, SD
 
Schuldt Lester H & Helen J
(605) 335-3064
1138 N Main Ave
Sioux Falls, SD
 
Peterson Danny & Danette
(605) 266-2876
38984 189th St
Hitchcock, 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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