Dietary Supplements Easley SC

Local resource for dietary supplements in Easley, SC. 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.

Nature's Health Shop
(864) 855-3773
109 W Main St
Easley, SC
 
Owens Jennifer
(864) 246-5554
3786 Farrs Bridge Rd
Easley, SC
 
Living Well Chiropractic
(864) 246-5554
3786 Farrs Bridge Rd
Easley, SC
 
Nature's Sunshine Products
(864) 843-1312
Liberty, SC
 
General Nutrition Centers
(864) 220-1066
3508 Highway 123
Greenville, SC
 
Pickens County YMCA
(864) 855-YMCA
201 Burns Road
Easley, SC
 
Carolina Herbs & Nutrition
(864) 855-8805
6121 Calhoun Memorial Hwy
Easley, SC
 
General Nutrition Center
(864) 306-0065
1035 S Pendleton St Ste C
Easley, SC
 
All About Herbs & Nature's Sunshi
(864) 843-1312
Liberty, SC
 
Centro Natural
(864) 294-7753
1206 W Parker Rd
Greenville, SC
 

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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