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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A CASE STUDY IN THE FAILURE OF DIETARY SUPPLEMENT REGULATIONS: THE HUMAN COST OF EPHEDRA AND OTHER REPLACEMENT SUPPLEMENTS
On October 25, 1994, President William Jefferson Clinton signed the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act (Public Law 103-417), also known as DSHEA.
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The purpose of this review is to present the discussion from available research to internists and other clinicians to help guide their decisions behind the efficacy and safety of dietary supplement use in primary prevention of chronic disease in the general non-pregnant adult population.
Chiou said: "People who rely on dietary supplement use for health protection may pay a hidden price - the curse of licensed self-indulgence.
In summary, taking a comprehensive dietary supplement history as part of a comprehensive health history interview is pro-active in the prevention of potential harmful interactions with medications or treatment.
Other unregistered products included Natural Stacks Ciltep for Mental Performance dietary supplement; DRFormulas Hairomega DHT's DHT blocker with biotin dietary supplement; Keto 2000 dietary supplement; Bust Maxx dietary supplement; Nature's Nectar bone builder with calcium dietary supplement; and Plump Bust breast enlargement capsule natural.
In the 1990s, the FDA received several premarket safety submissions (known as new dietary ingredient notifications) for vinpocetine as an ingredient in dietary supplements. In 2016, we requested comment from stakeholders as part of an administrative proceeding to evaluate whether vinpocetine is legal for sale as a dietary supplement.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will be developing (https://www.fda.gov/NewsEvents/Newsroom/PressAnnouncements/ucm631065.htm) new policies for the dietary supplement market.
As seen throughout the survey's history, the 2018 results also show that dietary supplement users are more likely to engage in other healthy habits than non-users.
Every month, nearly 19 million Americans take an "omega-3," or "fish oil" dietary supplement that may include a mixture of DHA, EPA, saturated fats and other ingredients.
An increase in the number of older consumers in the region is leading to a rise in demand for dietary supplements. Moreover, the high risk of life-threatening diseases and protection of health in elderly people have been the chief health concerns that lead to increased spending on dietary supplement products in this region, Zion points out.