Dietary supplements are products taken by mouth that contain a “dietary ingredient.” Dietary ingredients include vitamins, minerals, amino acids, and herbs or botanicals, as well as other substances that can be used to supplement the diet.
Dietary supplements come in many forms, including tablets, capsules, powders, energy bars, and liquids. dietary supplements and include among others.
They may include among others:
– vitamin and mineral products
– “botanical” or herbal products—These come in many
forms and may include plant materials, algae, macroscopic fungi, or a
combination of these materials.
– amino acid products—Amino acids are known as the
building blocks of proteins and play a role in
– enzyme supplements—Enzymes are complex
proteins that speed up biochemical reactions.