Dietary Supplements Cape Girardeau MO

Local resource for dietary supplements in Cape Girardeau, MO. 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.

Grace Cafe
(573) 334-2448
818 Broadway St
Cape Girardeau, MO
 
General Nutrition Centers
(573) 334-3880
162 W Park Mall
Cape Girardeau, MO
 
Semo Organics Inc
(573) 335-6498
Cape Girardeau, MO
 
Country Garden Nutrition Shop
(573) 243-0849
3531 State Highway 72
Jackson, MO
 
Dhanashree LLC
(636) 825-3835
1569 Glenn Brooke Woods Cir
Ballwin, MO

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Natural Health Organic Foods
(573) 339-0054
135 S Broadview St
Cpe Girardeau, MO
 
H & D Health Supplies
(573) 334-7986
57 S Plaza Way
Cape Girardeau, MO
 
Vitamin World Inc
(573) 334-6900
235 W Park Mall
Cape Girardeau, MO
 
New World Natural Health Foods, Inc.
(314) 487-8310
4053 Union Rd
St. Louis, MO

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New Dawn Natural Foods
(314) 772-9110
3536 Arsenal St
Saint Louis, MO

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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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