Dietary Supplements Millington TN

Local resource for dietary supplements in Millington, TN. 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.

Honeysuckle Health Foods
(901) 682-6255
3175 Poplar Ave.
Memphis, TN

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Subway Raleigh Millington Rd
(901) 872-1510
6020 Raleligh Millin
Millington, TN
 
C B C Enterprises Inc
(901) 377-3800
6401 Hawks Call Ln
Memphis, TN
 
Nutrition Center Fd Products
(901) 372-9423
6743 Stage Rd
Memphis, TN
 
Fmc Diet Center
(901) 353-9910
1750 Frayser Blvd
Memphis, TN
 
General Nutrition Centers
(901) 872-8550
8445 US Highway 51 N
Millington, TN
 
Maurita's Aloe Vera Skin Care
(901) 377-3800
6401 Hawks Call Ln
Memphis, TN
 
Compound Shoppe The
(901) 837-8801
13842 Highway 51 S Ste 4
Atoka, TN
 
Bambury John J
(901) 388-2369
2486 Pinnacle Pt
Memphis, TN
 
Shaklee Airsource
(901) 388-2369
2486 Pinnacle Pt
Memphis, TN
 
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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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