Dietary Supplements Tuscumbia AL

Local resource for dietary supplements in Tuscumbia, AL. 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.

Corner Herb Super Center
(256) 389-8866
2310 Woodward Ave
Muscle Shoals, AL
 
Valley Health Foods
(256) 764-5340
117 S Cherry St
Florence, AL
 
Good Health
(256) 331-4726
6360 Highway 56
Russellville, AL
 
Newtritional Health Care
(256) 757-0660
1115 Highway 72
Killen, AL
 
Essential Nutrition
(256) 880-2422
2117 Whitesburg Dr.
Huntsville, AL

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Valley Health Foods
(256) 381-4260
1601 Woodward Ave
Muscle Shoals, AL
 
Vitamin Shoppe
(731) 660-1008
1133 Vann Drive
Florence, AL
 
Herbs Instead
(256) 331-0990
13150 Highway 43 Ste 2
Russellville, AL
 
Image 2000 Llc
(256) 757-0660
1115 Highway 72
Killen, AL
 
ashestogold.mymangosteen.com
(334) 549-1013
530 MOORE DRIVE
CECIL, AL

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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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