Dietary Supplements Fayetteville AR

Local resource for dietary supplements in Fayetteville, AR. 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.

Herbalife Distributor
(479) 521-4190
850 E Elm St
Fayetteville, AR
 
Your Total Fitness Shop
(479) 521-3481
2418 N Gregg Ave
Fayetteville, AR
 
Ozark Natural Foods Co Op
(479) 521-7558
1554 N College Ave
Fayetteville, AR
 
Medicap Pharmacy
(479) 571-4545
2818 W 6th St
Fayetteville, AR
 
General Nutrition Centers
(479) 872-9787
2768 W Sunset Ave
Springdale, AR
 
Avalon Nutrition & Indian Foods in
(479) 582-9158
1388 N College Ave
Fayetteville, AR
 
Max Muscle Sports Nutrition
(479) 571-4629
745 E Joyce Blvd
Fayetteville, AR
 
Old Souls Organics & More
(479) 444-6955
18 E Center St
Fayetteville, AR
 
General Nutrition Centers
(479) 444-7322
Highway 471 N Dr
Fayetteville, AR
 
Eden Herbs & Global Health Products
(479) 824-3727
10301 S Jackson Hwy
Lincoln, AR
 

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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