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Dietary Supplements by Amy A. Sunderman, B. Brian Haycock

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Chapter 1

Introduction

Overview

This chapter provides an overview of dietary supplements including their definition according to the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act (DSHEA). How each class of dietary supplement is manufactured, what dosage forms they are sold in, and what coating or release technology might be applied to the products are discussed. A brief history of the dietary supplement industry regulation is also given. Landmark episodes in the history of dietary supplements regulation are discussed including the time before regulation. It is intended that enough depth should be provided to satisfy the layperson’s curiosity about such aspects of dietary supplements without going into technical details requiring any special background ...

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