dietary supplement


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dietary supplement

n.
A product containing one or more vitamins, herbs, enzymes, amino acids, or other ingredients, that is taken orally to supplement one's diet, as by providing a missing nutrient.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dietary supplement - something added to complete a diet or to make up for a dietary deficiency
diet - a prescribed selection of foods
vitamin pill - a pill containing one or more vitamins; taken as a dietary supplement
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Barry McCaffrey to review the Dietary Supplement and Health Education Act (DSHEA), which had deregulated the U.
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are coordinating efforts to eradicate every dietary supplement not `approved' by a new multinational government committee," asserts William Faloon, vice-president of The Life Extension Foundation.
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This would nullify the Dietary Supplement, Health, and Education Act of 1994, which was enacted after the federal Food and Drug Administration threatened to restrict vitamins and other non-drug supplements.
Pharmacopeia has been around since 1820, promoting public health by establishing drug standards, education programs and, until recently, dietary supplement ingredient certification.
FDA has not evaluated scientific data concerning the safety or purported benefits of most dietary supplement products.
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