Dietary Supplements Greensboro NC

Local resource for dietary supplements in Greensboro, NC. 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.

CoralCalcium
(336) 540-1046
PO Box 38333
Greensboro, NC

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Nutrition and Diabetes Management Cent
(336) 271-4936
409 Ste C Pkwy
Greensboro, NC
 
Moses H Cone Memorial Hospital The
(336) 271-4936
Greensboro, NC
 
Shaklee Distributor Westergaard
(336) 294-5301
Westridge Rd
Greensboro, NC
 
Collins Nutrition Therapy
(336) 288-2101
2411 Walters St
Greensboro, NC
 
Douglas Ravenel Hardy Crihfield Hoyle
(336) 378-0580
PO Box 419
Greensboro, NC
 
Dillon Julie Duffy
(336) 273-2808
Greensboro, NC
 
Air Purification
(336) 294-5301
Westridge Rd
Greensboro, NC
 
Earth Fare
(336) 369-0190
2965 Battleground Ave
Greensboro, NC
 
General Nutrition Centers
(336) 540-0265
2629 Lawndale Dr
Greensboro, NC
 
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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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