Dietary Supplements Evansville IN

Local resource for dietary supplements in Evansville, IN. 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.

Adele's Naturally Inc
(812) 471-3144
2704 Lincoln Ave
Evansville, IN
 
Mothersoy Weight Loss Products & Serv
(812) 424-5357
424 S Kentucky Ave
Evansville, IN
 
General Nutrition Center
(812) 426-9063
4601 University Dr
Evansville, IN
 
Shaklee Distributors the Sander Well
(812) 477-3285
923 Nottingham Ct
Evansville, IN
 
Nutrition Depot
(812) 491-1846
200 N Rosenberger Ave
Evansville, IN
 
Shaklee Distributors
(812) 424-4730
1506 Conlin Ave
Evansville, IN
 
Adeles Natural Foods
(812) 467-0295
3415 N 1st Ave
Evansville, IN
 
Healthsmart Foods
(812) 471-4111
2102 Kotter Ave
Evansville, IN
 
General Nutrition Center
(812) 476-6854
800 N Green River Rd
Evansville, IN
 
Funny Farm Feed Folks
(812) 423-5664
2601 N Saint Joseph Ave
Evansville, IN
 

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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