dietary supplement

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something added to complete a diet or to make up for a dietary deficiency

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Such a move would aid in accomplishing FDA's current and long-range goals related to dietary supplements," the letter read.
Dietary supplements are the best choice for consumers looking to adopt a healthy lifestyle.
Dietary supplements were included under this sweeping grant of power, which effectively gave the FDA the power of pre-approval of nutritional claims.
And unlike regulated pharmaceuticals, the active ingredients for botanical medicines and dietary supplements are not well-characterized or in some cases even known.
The FDA claims that dietary supplements containing ephedra pose "an unreasonable risk" for the consumer.
Elliott Balbert, Natrol's president and chief executive officer, supported the government's ability to ban dietary supplements, although he said ephedra is ``absolutely safe and a help'' when used properly.
Under GMPs like those now governing pharmaceuticals, all manufacturers of dietary supplements would have to chemically validate their ingredients and keep stringent records.
Under its new approach, the FDA could allow the label for the food or the dietary supplement to indicate that the weight of the scientific evidence supports the claim, but some evidence does not support the claim.
For the past few years the sports world has seen a flurry of interest in dietary supplements, from Ephedra scares to baseball players bulking up.
Dietary supplements are not standardized, so there is no assurance of product potency (strength) or purity.
Seize dietary supplements that pose "an unreasonable or significant risk of illness or injury"
FDA, as well as health professionals and their organizations, receive many inquiries each year from consumers seeking health-related information, especially about dietary supplements.
The problem, he claimed, stemmed from another source: mislabeled dietary supplements manufactured in Utah.
It also created an office in the National Institutes of Health to coordinate research on dietary supplements and called on President Clinton to set up an independent dietary supplement commission to report on the use of claims in labeling.
Sessions throughout the week included inorganic and organic speciation, methodologies for determining trace elements in complex matrices, food characterization, advanced inorganic methodology, recent requirements for reference materials, dietary supplements, food characterization, and foundations for environmental measurements.