Dietary Supplements Caldwell ID

Local resource for dietary supplements in Caldwell, 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.

Ron's Natural Foods
(208) 459-0372
712 Arthur St
Caldwell, ID
World of Nutrition
(208) 467-7505
314 Caldwell Blvd
Nampa, ID
General Nutrition Center Inc
(208) 463-8030
Karcher Mall
Nampa, ID
D'arcys Catering & Nutrition Servi
(208) 922-9833
Nampa, ID
Gnc General Nutrition Centers
(208) 888-7324
1400 N Eagle Rd
Meridian, ID
Jackie's Livestock & Pet Emporium
(208) 585-6331
21955 Middleton Rd
Caldwell, ID
(208) 463-0399
220 14th Ave S
Nampa, ID
Green Barley Nutrition Center
(208) 463-0399
220 14th Ave S
Nampa, ID
Herb Tree
(208) 888-6920
310 N Main St
Meridian, ID
Health Nuts
(208) 855-5756
1756 W Cherry Ln
Meridian, ID

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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