Dietary Supplements Siloam Springs AR

Local resource for dietary supplements in Siloam Springs, AR. 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
(479) 527-9244
Fiesta Square Shoppi
Siloam Springs, AR
 
Harvest of Life Natural Food Market
(479) 524-9069
1225 Highway 412 W
Siloam Springs, AR
 
Wellness Secrets
(479) 752-8555
891 E Roller Ave
Decatur, AR
 
Sonic Drive in Parker Rd
(870) 268-6561
715 E Parker Rd
Jonesboro, AR
 
Wild Oats Natural Marketplace
(501) 221-2331
10700 N Rodney Parham Rd
Little Rock, AR
 
Smiley Chiropractic Clinic
(479) 524-3032
State Line Rd & W Tu
Siloam Springs, AR
 
Sleepy Hollow Store
(479) 736-2320
12761 S Highway 59
Gentry, AR
 
Eden Herbs & Global Health Products
(479) 824-3727
10301 S Jackson Hwy
Lincoln, AR
 
Health Food Co
(479) 782-6183
123 N 18th St
Fort Smith, AR
 
Ozark Natural Foods Co Op
(479) 521-7558
1554 N College Ave
Fayetteville, AR
 

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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