Dietary Supplements: Overview

Modified on 2009/12/16 21:33 by Angus Hinson
The Federal Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act defines a dietary supplement as a "product (other than tobacco) intended to supplement the diet that bears or contains one or more of the following dietary ingredients: a vitamin, mineral, amino acid, herb or other botanical . . . intended for ingestion in the form of a capsule, powder, softgel, or gelcap, and not represented as a conventional food or as a sole item of a meal or the diet." Today, many companies produce vitamin and herbal supplements purported to cure ailments from cancer to erectile dysfunction. View sub-topics at right to learn about these products and some of their more serious adverse side effects.

See Also

  1. Cytotec Solutions, Inc.
  2. Prescription & Over-the-Counter Drugs: Overview
  3. Other Supplements: Overview
  4. Performance Enhancing Supplements: Overview
  5. Solutions IE Ageless Formula II
  6. Vitamins: Overview
  7. FDA Recalls & Seizures of Dietary Supplements
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