Dietary Supplements Idaho Falls ID

Local resource for dietary supplements in Idaho Falls, ID. 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.

General Nutrition Center
(208) 524-6684
2300 E 17th St
Idaho Falls, ID
 
New Look Diet Center The
(208) 535-4639
2860 Channing Way
Idaho Falls, ID
 
Lifes Balance
(208) 535-1225
260 A St
Idaho Falls, ID
 
Consulting Dietitians of Idaho Falls
(208) 524-3999
Idaho Falls, ID
 
Tomchak Luana
(208) 524-3999
Idaho Falls, ID
 
Herbs for Health
(208) 528-8855
1655 S Woodruff Ave
Idaho Falls, ID
 
Wealth of Health Nutrition Cente
(208) 523-7600
1725 W Broadway St
Idaho Falls, ID
 
Wealth of Health Nutrition Cente
(208) 542-0015
250 S Woodruff Ave
Idaho Falls, ID
 
Wrights Nutrition Express
(208) 552-9956
125 S 25th E
Idaho Falls, ID
 
Winding Circle Organic Farm
(208) 448-2972
3476 Lower Quartz Creek
Priest River, ID

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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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