Dietary Supplements Leesville LA

Local resource for dietary supplements in Leesville, LA. 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.

Back To Nature
(337) 238-9888
613 S 5th St
Leesville, LA
 
Mother Nature's Closet
(337) 462-3109
676 Shirley Loop
Deridder, LA
 
Peaceful Solutions
(337) 993-9171
116A Foreman Dr.
Lafayette, LA

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The Nutrition Company
(985) 727-3482
4350 Hwy 22, Ste H
Mandeville, LA

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Body Care Inc
(337) 436-7765
1911 Bilbo St
Lake Charles, LA
 
General Nutrition Centers
(337) 535-0037
1803 Louisiana Ave
Fort Polk, LA
 
Crawford's Nutrition Center
(337) 463-7885
302 W 1st St
Deridder, LA
 
Danielle Paciera, LDN, RD, CCN
(504) 889-8771
3618 Magazine St
New Orleans, LA

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Nutrition Plus
(337) 893-6005
1105 Veterans Memorial Dr
Abbeville, LA
 
Ruby's Natural Foods
(985) 641-1620
1030 Highway 190 W
Slidell, LA
 
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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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