Dietary Supplements Sheridan WY

Local resource for dietary supplements in Sheridan, WY. 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.

The Health Nut and Wellness Center
(307) 673-9355
625 E 5th St
Sheridan, WY
 
Better Life Natural Foods
(307) 672-5969
345 S Main St
Sheridan, WY
 
Something Healthy
(307) 746-9170
212 W Main St
Newcastle, WY
 
General Nutrition Centers
(307) 686-7043
2610 S Douglas Hwy
Gillette, WY
 
Hole in the Wall Natural Foods
(307) 473-2992
152 N Kimball St
Casper, WY
 
Good Health Emporium
(307) 674-5715
933 Werco Ave
Sheridan, WY
 
Tumbleweed
(307) 672-5637
37 S Main St
Sheridan, WY
 
Buffalo Health Mart
(307) 684-9062
201 Aspen Dr
Buffalo, WY
 
Grahams Gluten Free Foods
(307) 857-6155
414 E Main St
Riverton, WY
 
The Health Shoppe
(307) 347-4224
801 Robertson Ave
Worland, WY
 

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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