Dietary Supplements Taylorsville NC

Local resource for dietary supplements in Taylorsville, NC. 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.

Alexander County of
(828) 632-4133
Taylorsville, NC
 
Nature's Goodness
(828) 324-4503
1618 N Center St
Hickory, NC
 
Carowan Health & Beauty
(828) 466-2776
201 Saint Pauls Church R
Newton, NC
 
General Nutrition Centers
(336) 667-3596
1824 Winkler St
Wilkesboro, NC
 
Apple City Health Foods
(828) 758-3059
920 Wilkesboro Blvd SE
Lenoir, NC
 
Apple City Herbs & Health Foods in
(828) 632-8082
860 Liledoun Rd
Taylorsville, NC
 
Health Hut
(828) 322-2523
2432 N Center St
Hickory, NC
 
Primrose Vitamin & Herb Shop
(828) 754-2234
108 Main St NW
Lenoir, NC
 
Mother Earth Food Spirits & Gifts
(336) 667-4383
102 E Main St
Wilkesboro, NC
 
Guillion's Christian Supply Center
(704) 924-8855
560 Turnersburg Hwy
Statesville, NC
 

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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