Dietary Supplements Meriden CT

Local resource for dietary supplements in Meriden, CT. 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.

General Nutrition Centers Inc
(203) 235-1448
533 S Broad St
Meriden, CT
 
American Sports Nutrition Inc
(203) 639-8189
1501 E Main St
Meriden, CT
 
Reiss Carol J Rd
(203) 630-3299
816 Broad St
Meriden, CT
 
Shaklee Authorized Distributor
(860) 628-2808
1067 Woodruff St
Southington, CT
 
Therapeutic Lifestyle Changes Llc
(203) 269-2852
187 N Main St
Wallingford, CT
 
Healthy Harvest
(203) 235-2092
477 S Broad St
Meriden, CT
 
Vitamin World
(203) 238-3176
470 Lewis Ave
Meriden, CT
 
Fat Loss Coach
(203) 272-0014
1303 Highland Ave
Cheshire, CT
 
Pharmacy & Therapeutic Consulting Inc
(203) 294-4441
300 Church St
Yalesville, CT
 
Meade Maryann Ms Rd Cd N Cde & Assoc
(203) 265-9756
53 Oakdale Cir
Wallingford, CT
 

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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