A dietary supplement is defined as a product taken by mouth containing a dietary ingredient intended to supplement the diet. Dietary ingredients include vitamins, minerals, herbs or other botanicals, and amino acids.
When used appropriately melatonin can play an important role in personal healthcare, but inappropriate use of supplements could be harmful. Consumers should be wary of dietary supplement products making unsubstantiated claims regarding the prevention and treatment of COVID-19.
The recent BMJ Open article recognizes nutrition gaps in the American diet but it fails to note the real benefits of vitamin and mineral supplementation to fill these gaps to help consumers maintain a healthy balance.
Boomers are a diverse demographic with different health needs, preferences, and shopping behaviors. The demand for holistic products that enable self-care make boomers ripe for engagement and highlight an opportunity for the self-care products industry.
It's a fact: older adults have different vitamins and mineral needs than younger people. From calcium and vitamin D, to vitamins B-6 and B-12, learn more about how to safely benefit from dietary supplements at KnowYourOTCs.org.
Recognizing the urgent need to address confusion around the legal status of hemp and hemp derived CBD, AHPA, CHPA, CRN, and UNPA have been calling on Congress to provide FDA statutory authority and additional resources to regulate hemp and hemp-derived CBD as a dietary supplement.