Dietary Supplements Martinsville VA

Local resource for dietary supplements in Martinsville, VA. 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.

Nature's Outlet
(276) 632-4697
294 Commonwealth Blvd W
Martinsville, VA
 
Herbal Cupboard The
(276) 632-8501
41 E Church St
Martinsville, VA
 
Stoneville Nutrition Site
(336) 573-2148
203 S Glenn St
Stoneville, NC
 
Loudoun Holistic Health Partners
(703) 779-2801
209 Old Waterford Road, Northwest
Leesburg, VA
Services
Women's Health, Supplements, Sports Medicine, Preventive Medicine, Pediatrics, Nutrition, Metabolic Medicine, Men's Health, Herbal Medicine, Functional Medicine, Fitness/Exercise, Family Practice, Endocrinology
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association

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Max Muscle Sports Nutrition
(703) 897-6299
12849 Galveston Ct
Woodbridge, VA
 
Gnc
(276) 632-2299
240 Commonwealth Blvd W
Martinsville, VA
 
House of Health
(336) 623-1002
624 Washington St
Eden, NC
 
VitaZen
(540) 721-9365
84 Westlake Rd. Suite 108
Hardy, VA

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Bridging the Gaps
(540) 535-1111
423 W Cork St
Winchester, VA
 
Alternative Health Research & Cons
(804) 288-7705
2100 Bremo Rd
Richmond, VA
 
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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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