Dietary Supplements Hillsboro OR

Local resource for dietary supplements in Hillsboro, OR. 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.

Foundation Natural Medicine Center
(503) 608-9160
3800 Southwest Cedar Hills Boulevard, Suite 200-D
Beaverton, OR
Services
Wellness Training, Weight Management, Supplements, Stress Management, Preventive Medicine, Nutrition, Herbal Medicine, Functional Medicine, Family Practice, Diabetes, Chiropractic, Cardiovascular Disease, Arthritis, Allergy
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association

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Hanson Suzette
(503) 844-4192
Hillsboro, OR
 
Checkal John DC Llc
(503) 640-1600
341 NE Lincoln St
Hillsboro, OR
 
Jacob Laboratories
(503) 693-6203
Hillsboro, OR
 
Aloha Natural Health Center
(503) 644-0600
3925 SW 153rd Dr
Beaverton, OR
 
General Nutrition Center
(503) 649-2099
7470 W Baseline Rd
Hillsboro, OR
 
Natural Nutrition Inc
(503) 681-9140
377 E Main St
Hillsboro, OR
 
Max Muscle Sports Nutrition
(503) 648-1500
22285 NW Imbrie Dr
Hillsboro, OR
 
Tuality Community Hospital
(503) 681-1135
Hillsboro, OR
 
Gehne Fred
(503) 357-4388
Cornelius, OR
 
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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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