Dietary Supplements Tooele UT

Local resource for dietary supplements in Tooele, UT. 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.

Gnc
(435) 843-8023
976 N Main St
Tooele, UT
 
Dave's Health and Nutrition
(801) 446-0499
1817 W 9000 S
West Jordan, UT
 
Gnc
(801) 562-1055
1669 W 9000 S
West Jordan, UT
 
Shaklee Authorized Distributor
(801) 253-7867
1369 Skyscape Way
South Jordan, UT
 
Diet & Sport Nutrition
(801) 302-5588
1074 W South Jordan Pkwy
South Jordan, UT
 
Max Muscle
(801) 255-6299
1745 W 7800 S
West Jordan, UT
 
Elite Discount Nutrition
(801) 255-2944
7840 Redwood Rd
West Jordan, UT
 
King of Energy West
(801) 886-0555
3760 W 2400 S
Salt Lake Cty, UT
 
Gnc
(801) 446-7824
12600 S Redwood Rd
Riverton, UT
 
Herb House
(801) 253-2779
12704 S 1830 W
Riverton, UT
 

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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