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Along one wall, a woman in a ski hat is prepping samples of dietary supplements for one of Ellipse’s clients.
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The Food and Drug Administration issued warnings Tuesday addressing dietary supplements that claim to protect the public from sun damage.
There are also no dietary supplements or lifestyle changes that have been shown to lower the risk of eye cancer or prevent it from coming back.
Dream Water products are marketed as dietary supplements to promote relaxation and enhance sleep.
There are more than 90,000 vitamin and dietary supplement products sold in the US.
NSF International is a nonprofit organization that runs a testing program for dietary supplements.
According to the National Institutes of Health, more than half of all Americans take one or more dietary supplements daily or on occasion.
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medical Definition of dietary supplement
- The study is looking at whether taking daily dietary supplements of vitamin D3 or omega-3 fatty acids reduces the risk for developing cancer, heart disease and stroke.
- —Mary Brophy Marcus, USA Today, 4 Oct. 2011
- A hormone produced by the pineal gland in the brain, melatonin also occurs naturally in some foods. It therefore may be sold as a dietary supplement in the United States under the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act of 1994, without premarket approval from the FDA.
- —Lynne Lamberg, The Journal of the American Medical Association, 2 Oct. 1996
- … batches of a dietary supplement L-tryptophan that have been implicated in a mysterious disease were produced by a genetically engineered organism.
- —Leslie Roberts, Science, 31 Aug. 1990
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