Dietary Supplements Moss Point MS

Local resource for dietary supplements in Moss Point, MS. 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.

Burnham McKinney Pharmacies Inc
(228) 475-3411
5001 Main St
Moss Point, MS
 
Burnham McKinney Pharmacies Inc
(228) 497-4483
2525 Highway 90
Pascagoula, MS
 
General Nutrition Center
(228) 769-8751
4115 Denny Ave
Pascagoula, MS
 
Burnham McKinney Pharmacies Inc
(228) 497-4483
2525 Highway 90
Gautier, MS
 
Burnham McKinney Pharmacies Inc
(228) 826-4747
12500 Highway 57
Ocean Springs, MS
 
1 Nutritioncom
(228) 696-1919
1808 13th St
Pascagoula, MS
 
Sunshine Health Foods Llc
(228) 762-6856
2946 Market St
Pascagoula, MS
 
General
(228) 497-5033
2800 Highway 90
Gautier, MS
 
Coast Colonic's Plus and Lifestyle W
(228) 497-2426
313 Highway 90
Gautier, MS
 
Whole Health Connection
(601) 749-9831
221 Williams Ave
Picayune, MS
 

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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