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.
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It wasn't the first time a potent prescription drug has turned up in a dietary supplement in recent years.
Under DSHEA, once a dietary supplement is marketed, the FDA must show that a dietary supplement is unsafe before it can take action to restrict the product's use.
org), a nonprofit organization that establishes standards of quality and purity for medicines and other healthcare products, recently identified 21 dietary supplements and herbal products that constitute over 80% of the U.
That doesn't matter to John Hammell, the most vocal and radical critic of the governments' regulation of dietary supplements.
Since the Ministry of Health of the People's Republic of China enforced the Examination and Approval System in 1996, according to the data of the State Food and Drug Administration (SFDA), China had approved 11,413 types of domestic dietary supplement and 656 types of imported dietary supplement by March 2012.
The statistics are based on the total overall economic impact from the industry, which combines direct contributions (those that are solely attributable to the dietary supplement industry), indirect contributions (those that result from dietary supplement industry firms purchasing goods and services from other industries), and induced effects (which economists refer to as the multiplier effect of an activity--in this case, resulting from the dietary supplement industry).
Dietary supplements are the best choice for consumers looking to adopt a healthy lifestyle.
With a 9% value share in 2013, Amway Taiwan, Taiwan's biggest direct selling player, is the leading player in vitamins and dietary supplements, which in turn represents a key area for the company.
ter credibility, dietary supplements are seeking seals of approval amid complaints some manufacturers package anything but the herb on the label.
For information on a specific dietary supplement, you may wish to visit the International Bibiliographic Information on Dietary Supplements (IBIDS).
We are well positioned to take a leadership role in the dietary supplement field," comments NDMA president James Cope.