Dietary Supplements Las Cruces NM

Local resource for dietary supplements in Las Cruces, NM. 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.

Mountain View Market
(575) 523-0436
1300 El Paseo Rd
Las Cruces, NM
Vitamin World
(575) 532-9271
700 S Telshor Blvd
Las Cruces, NM
Greater Health & Income
(575) 526-4460
1753 Buildtek Ct
Las Cruces, NM
Vitamin Trader
(800) 334-9310
211 Montano Rd. NW
Albuquerque, NM

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Tina's Ark Wellness & Health for People & Animals
888-213-8593 MST
P.O. Box 1604
Tijeras, NM

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Vita Man Nutrition Center
(575) 526-1122
1213 El Paseo Rd
Las Cruces, NM
Bhalla Vijay S PhD Reg Dietitian Ld Ln
(575) 523-1146
2025 Hixon Dr
Las Cruces, NM
Pure Eneregy Juice Bar
(575) 525-6750
305 E Foster Rd
Las Cruces, NM
Heel Inc.
(505) 559-2957
10421 Research Road
Albuquerque, NM
Women's Health, Supplements, Preventive Medicine, Pain Management, Naturopathy, Massage Therapy, Homeopathy, Herbal Medicine, Functional Medicine, Environmental Medicine, Chelation Therapy, Bio-identical HRT, Acupuncture
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association

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David Riley MD
(505) 983-0546
3600 Cerrillos Road, Suite 712
Santa Fe, NM
Yoga, Supplements, Stress Management, Research, Preventive Medicine, Physical Exercise, Nutrition, Mind/Body Medicine, Meditation, Internal Medicine, Homeopathy, General Practice, Functional Medicine, CranioSacral Therapy, Biofeedback
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association

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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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