Dietary Supplements Kailua Kona HI

Local resource for dietary supplements in Kailua Kona, HI. 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.

Noni Juice Hawaiian
(808) 325-5517
PO Box 2107
Kailua-Kona, HI

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Kona Natural Foods & Cafe
(808) 329-2296
Kailua Kona, HI
Kona Natural Foods
(808) 322-1800
78-6831 Alii Dr Ste C-1228
Kailua Kona, HI
Lanihau Center
(808) 326-1338
Kailua Kona, HI
Shaklee Products
(808) 322-8036
Keauhou Mauka
Keauhou, HI
Sarah's Consignments
(808) 326-4831
75-5629 Kuakini Hwy
Kailua Kona, HI
Kanaka Kava
(808) 327-1660
75-5803 Alii Dr Ste 6B
Kailua Kona, HI
Herbalife Independant Distributors
(808) 329-3628
74-5533 Luhia St Bldg A-15
Kailua Kona, HI
General Nutrition Center
(808) 326-1338
Kailua Kona, HI
Keauhou Shopping Center
(808) 322-1800
Keauhou, HI
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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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