Dietary Supplements Edmond OK

Local resource for dietary supplements in Edmond, OK. 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.

Herban Resource Center(DBA Herban Market)
(405) 577-5757
805 S.Mustang
Yukon, OK

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Growing in Health
(405) 340-1885
900 E 11th St
Edmond, OK
 
Innovative Pharmacy Solutions
(405) 330-3619
1716 S Kelly Ave
Edmond, OK
 
Curves
(405) 715-1150
610 S Kelly Ave
Edmond, OK
 
Weightwise Bariatric Program
(405) 359-2400
1800 Renaissance Blvd
Edmond, OK
 
General Nutrition Center
(405) 359-7835
1185 E 2nd St
Edmond, OK
 
Good Earth Health Foods
(405) 341-6644
1415 S Boulevard St
Edmond, OK
 
Edmond Health Foods
(405) 341-6443
1530 S Boulevard St
Edmond, OK
 
General Nutrition Center
(405) 348-0368
72 E 33rd St
Edmond, OK
 
Dr Karen's Wellness Center
(405) 330-8745
134 15th
Edmond, OK
 
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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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