Dietary Supplements Rochester NH

Local resource for dietary supplements in Rochester, NH. 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.

Markit Health, LLC
(800) 950-0387
800 Islington Street s10 b155
Portsmouth, NH

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Diet Ecenter
(603) 335-1644
RR 108
Rochester, NH
 
General Nutrition Center
(603) 740-9559
160 Tri City Rd
Somersworth, NH
 
Dover Natural Food Market Place An
(603) 749-9999
7 Chestnut St
Dover, NH
 
Portsmouth Health Foods
(603) 436-1722
151 Congress St
Portsmouth, NH
 
Doctor Greens
(603) 447-9282
371A Islington St.
Portsmouth, NH

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General Nutrition Center
(603) 332-9827
16 Lilac
Rochester, NH
 
Herbal Path The
(603) 740-8400
839 Central Ave
Dover, NH
 
Shaklee Products Distributor
(207) 748-1711
136 Stacy Ln
Eliot, ME
 
Snow Melissa
(603) 766-0472
1 Nh Ave
Portsmouth, NH
 
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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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