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.
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Dietary Supplement Resource Library
Explore our list of resources to learn more about the dietary supplement category and how it is regulated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Federal Trade Commission (FTC).
It’s a common misconception that the dietary supplements category is not regulated, when in fact it is regulated by multiple government agencies, with manufacturers and retailers also managing responsibility throughout the process.
CHPA Senior Vice President of Dietary Supplements Duffy MacKay today released the following statement in response to results from a recent COSMOS-Mind study, revealing statistically significant improvement on global cognition in participants who took a multivitamin over the course of the long-term clinical trial:
This past week, the House of Representatives adjourned for its annual August recess, although the House Democratic Leadership indicated that members would be called back sometime in August, should the Senate pass the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022.
CHPA is a proud supporter of the Congressional Dietary Supplement Caucus (DSC), a bipartisan forum for the exchange of ideas and information regarding dietary supplements in the U.S. House of Representatives and the Senate.