First Known Use of dietary supplement
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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