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.
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.
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.
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.
The senator-turned-human transmitter estimated the capsule was ``about the size of the biggest vitamin pill you ever saw.
The world of medical device diagnostics just got a little bit smaller - in fact, it's just about the size of a vitamin pill.
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.
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.
Scientists suggest that holding back the sprinkling of salt-and-pepper in your 30s, or a full head of platinum in your 40s or 50s, could soon be as easy as popping a vitamin pill.