Dietary Supplements Lincolnton NC

Local resource for dietary supplements in Lincolnton, NC. 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.

Carowan Health & Beauty
(828) 466-2776
201 Saint Pauls Church R
Newton, NC
 
Gaston Acupunture & Chinese Medicin
(704) 568-5181
839 Majestic Ct
Gastonia, NC
 
Nature's Goodness
(828) 324-4503
1618 N Center St
Hickory, NC
 
Carolina Natural Health Care & Organic
(704) 824-3623
3302 S New Hope Rd
Gastonia, NC
 
Ancient Sun Inc.
(877) 429-0509
P.O. Box 7555
Asheville, NC

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4 Health Direct
(704) 853-2578
1823 McGuire St
Gastonia, NC
 
Organic Marketplace
(704) 864-0605
1012 S New Hope Rd
Gastonia, NC
 
Health Hut
(828) 322-2523
2432 N Center St
Hickory, NC
 
ECU Physicians - Family Medicine
(252) 744-4611
600 Moye Boulevard
Greenville, NC
Services
Women's Health, Weight Management, Supplements, Preventive Medicine, Pain Management, Nutrition, Metabolic Medicine, Herbal Medicine, Geriatrics, Functional Medicine, Family Practice, Diabetes, Cardiovascular Disease, Bio-identical HRT, Auriculotherapy, Acupuncture
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association

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Health & Wellness Initiatives
(828) 260-6297
409 Russelton Road
Boone, NC
Services
Women's Health, Weight Management, Supplements, Pediatrics, Nutrition, Mind/Body Medicine, Men's Health, Internal Medicine, Functional Medicine, Family Practice, Bio-identical HRT
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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