Dietary Supplements Hood River OR

Local resource for dietary supplements in Hood River, 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.

Daniel's Health Foods Llc
(541) 386-7328
1114 June St
Hood River, OR
 
Mother's Market Place II
(541) 387-2202
106 Highway 35
Hood River, OR
 
Healthy Habits Market
(541) 298-1906
320 E 2nd St
The Dalles, OR
 
The Herb Jar
(541) 997-8565
168 Maple St
Florence, OR

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US Organic Marketing, LLC
(503) 551-1989
18614 Riverwoods Dr.
Bend, OR

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Rosauer's Super Market
(541) 386-1119
1867 12th St
Hood River, OR
 
Hood River Nutrition
(541) 386-3780
1235 State St
Hood River, OR
 
Shaklee Distributors - Crystal & David Bessenbacher
(503) 623-5485
16155 Brown Rd
Dallas, OR

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Choice Nutritionals
(877) 263-8288
7431 SE Eola Hills Rd
Amity, OR

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Goji Berries
(503) 485-2025
3525 Brady Court NE
Salem, 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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