Dietary Supplements Flat Rock MI

Local resource for dietary supplements in Flat Rock, MI. 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.

(313) 724-1792
22190 Garrison #202
Dearborn, MI

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General Nutrition Center
(734) 692-6545
19077 W Woodhaven
Woodhaven, MI
Total Health Foods
(734) 246-1208
13645 Northline Rd
Southgate, MI
Power Nutrition Inc
(734) 284-0999
15335 Dix Toledo Rd
Southgate, MI
In Balance Center
(734) 942-9200
36920 Goddard Rd
Romulus, MI
General Nutrition Center Woodhave
(734) 692-6545
19077 West Rd
Woodhaven, MI
Nutrition Unlimited
(734) 284-2357
14185 Eureka Rd
Southgate, MI
Pure & Simple
(734) 284-9522
Wyandotte, MI
Better Health & Nutrition
(734) 283-7136
2812 Electric St
Wyandotte, MI
Hair-Id Wellness Centers
(734) 287-4040
23830 Eureka Rd
Taylor, MI
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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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