Dietary Supplements Greenville NC

Local resource for dietary supplements in Greenville, 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.

ECU Physicians - Family Medicine
(252) 744-4611
600 Moye Boulevard
Greenville, NC
Services
Women's Health, Weight Management, Supplements, Preventive Medicine, Pain Management, Nutrition, Metabolic Medicine, Herbal Medicine, Geriatrics, Functional Medicine, Family Practice, Diabetes, Cardiovascular Disease, Bio-identical HRT, Auriculotherapy, Acupuncture
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association

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Nature's Goodness Health Food & G
(252) 355-0556
703 Greenville Blvd SE
Greenville, NC
 
Warren Karen Ms Rd Ldn
(252) 757-0123
702 Johns Hopkins Dr
Greenville, NC
 
Bedford Therapy Associates
(252) 353-6277
3485 Evans St Ste A
Greenville, NC
 
Arcila Maria PhD
(252) 353-6277
3485 Evans St
Greenville, NC
 
General Nutrition Centers
(252) 321-4835
714 E Greenvlle Blvd
Greenville, NC
 
Oakmont Health Food Store
(252) 321-3525
2512 Charles Blvd
Greenville, NC
 
Nicholson Christie Ms Rd Ldn
(252) 353-6277
3485 Evans St
Greenville, NC
 
General Nutrition Centers
(252) 355-6193
Carolina E Mall
Greenville, NC
 
Nutrition Plus
(252) 758-0721
401 W 1st St Ste 1H
Greenville, 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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