Dietary Supplements Xenia OH

Local resource for dietary supplements in Xenia, OH. 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.

Labig Chiropractic
(937) 376-1234
492 W 2nd St
Xenia, OH
 
Alpha Veterinary Clinic
(937) 426-9232
2515 Dayton Xenia Rd
Beavercreek, OH
 
Nutra Center
(937) 252-2000
1010 Woodman Suite Dr
Dayton, OH
 
Better Bodies Fitness Center
(937) 878-4000
27 W Dayton Yellow Spring
Fairborn, OH
 
General Nutrition Center
(937) 878-0786
1225 E Dayton Yellow Spring
Fairborn, OH
 
General Nutrition Center
(937) 376-4923
1744 W Park Sq
Xenia, OH
 
Dayton Outpatient Center
(937) 252-2000
1010 Woodman Suite Dr
Dayton, OH
 
Fairborn Natural Foods
(937) 878-7649
146 N Broad St
Fairborn, OH
 
Dp Nutritionals
(937) 878-7755
1226 E Dayton Yellow Spring
Fairborn, OH
 
General Nutrition Center
(937) 878-4440
31250 Chestnut St
Dayton, OH
 

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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