Dietary Supplements La Vergne TN

Local resource for dietary supplements in La Vergne, 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.

Ed Grinder
(615) 832-4461
500 Paragon Mills Rd A6
NASHVILLE, TN

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Herbalife Distributor
(615) 641-7190
La Vergne, TN
 
Herbalife Distributors
(615) 641-7190
6501 Arvington Way
Antioch, TN
 
Eckerd Pharmacy
(615) 459-5750
233 S Lowry St
Smyrna, TN
 
Chawnecy's Creations
(615) 360-2205
2223 Murfreesboro Pike
Nashville, TN
 
Centre Energique
(615) 347-1036
4219 Hillsboro Road, Suite 338
Nashville, TN
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Yoga, Yeast Syndrome, Wellness Training, Weight Management, Supplements, Stress Management, Preventive Medicine, Pain Management, Orthomolecular Medicine, Nutrition, Metabolic Medicine, Meditation, Guided Imagery, Geriatrics, General Practice, Functional Medicine, Energy Medicine, Diabetes, Chelation Therapy, Bio-identical HRT, Biofeedback, Ayurveda, Auriculotherapy, Arthritis, Aromatherapy, Anesthesiology, Acupuncture
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association

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Melt Away With Hcg
(615) 793-3619
779 Waldron Rd
La Vergne, TN
 
Sunshine Nutrition Center II
(615) 355-6890
236 N Lowry St
Smyrna, TN
 
Pro-3 Nutrition
(615) 366-1121
2626 Murfreesboro Pike
Nashville, TN
 
Kim's Smoothie Cafe
(615) 781-9500
5704 Nolensville Pike
Nashville, TN
 
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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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