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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Mumbai [India], June 16 ( ANI ): World's smallest pacemaker, which is as big as the size of a vitamin pill with advanced pacing technology, has been successfully implanted in the heart of a 78-year-old at a hospital in Mumbai.
You also get the same vitamins and minerals that you'd find in a vitamin pill. The main difference is that someone might take a pill along with a bowl of lentil soup, a plate of stir-flied vegetables and chicken, or a fruit salad.
Patients gulp down a capsule the size of a big vitamin pill which contains the deflated balloon.
Patients are required to swallow Obalon as a capsule the size of a large vitamin pill which contains the deflated balloon.
Dr Keith Randolph a US vitamin pill manufacturer, said that while it was well known that many people do not eat enough fruit and vegetables, even those who ate the recommended five-a-day could do better.
Because the tablets are an extract of the yeast rather than pure vitamins, more tablets need to be taken than for an ordinary vitamin pill.
And popping the odd vitamin pill is likely to set you back pounds 65 a year and energy drinks and snacks to power gym work-outs tot up to a surprising pounds 79.
FRANK Sinatra's daughter Nancy nearly died after an allergic reaction to a vitamin pill.
Each tart is still essentially a slice of white bread with jam, a tablespoon of frosting (in some flavors), and a tenth of a vitamin pill.
Imagine a soft, gelatin capsule about the size of a vitamin pill, but filled with hundreds of microscopic, parasitic worms.
I know it is little understood but I feel that by taking a low dose of an anti-depressant drug this can help, a vitamin pill for the brain if you like.
She added: "I've never taken a vitamin pill, I love cream, cake and chocolate, I don't like vegetables and I'm not a lover of fruit."