Dietary Supplements Johnson City TN

Local resource for dietary supplements in Johnson City, TN. 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.

Health Barn The
(423) 283-4719
3116 E Oakland Ave
Johnson City, TN
 
General Nutrition Centers
(423) 232-0618
Franklin Shp Ctr
Johnson City, TN
 
Natural Pet Supply
(423) 283-7387
3135 Peoples St Ste 402
Johnson City, TN
 
General Nutrition Centers
(423) 232-0618
Johnson City, TN
 
Green Acres Natural Foods
(423) 245-6593
1127 N Eastman Rd
Kingsport, TN
 
Keva Juice
(423) 282-1500
2244 N Roan St
Johnson City, TN
 
Bevins Brian Nutritionist
(423) 975-0214
1301 N Roan St
Johnson City, TN
 
Natural Foods Market
(423) 610-1000
3211 Peoples St Ste 74
Johnson City, TN
 
Clinical Nutrition Services
(423) 753-2195
601 W Main St
Jonesborough, TN
 
Good Food Grocery Natural Foods
(423) 246-3663
1425 E Center St
Kingsport, TN
 

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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