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dietary supplements
Subject Category
Q Food and Human Nutrition
S Biological Sciences
Definition
Products in capsule, tablet or liquid form that provide dietary ingredients, and that are intended to be taken by mouth to increase the intake of nutrients. Dietary supplements can include macronutrients, such as proteins, carbohydrates, and fats; and/or micronutrients, such as vitamins; minerals; and phytochemicals.
Definition Source
Medical Subject Headings
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Used For
dietary supplementation
food supplements
neutraceuticals
nutraceuticals
nutriceuticals
nutrient supplements
nutrition supplements
nutritional supplements
supplemental feeding
supplementary feeding
synbiotics
Broader Term
diet
Narrower Term
dietary calcium
dietary mineral supplements
ergogenic aids
feed supplements
prebiotics
protein supplements
red yeast rice
vitamin-mineral supplements
vitamin supplements
Related Term
bee pollen
Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act of 1994
feed additives
food additives
food fortification
herbal medicines
nutritional intervention
nutritional support
pharmacognosy
probiotics
sodium cholate
Spanish
suplementos dietéticos
Term Number
33352