Dietary Supplements: Regulation, Policy Issues and Emerging Trends


Kenneth H. Ponce (Editor)

Series: Nutrition and Diet Research Progress
BISAC: HEA019000

Many Americans take dietary supplements with the intention of meeting their nutritional needs, as well as to improve or maintain their overall health. These consumers want accurate information on the effectiveness and proper use of dietary supplements and access to the dietary supplements of their choice. This book discusses current areas of regulatory and legislative concern, including the identification of products as dietary supplements, their role in the individuals health and health care and recent issues regarding supplement safety. (Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Regulation of Dietary Supplements
(Amalia K. Corby-Edwards)

Dietary Supplement and Nonprescription Drug Consumer Protection Act (P.L.109-462)
(Donna V. Porter)

Dietary Supplement Use Among U.S. Adults Has Increased Since NHANES III (1988–1994)
(Jaime Gahche, Regan Bailey, Vicki Burt, Jeffery Hughes, Elizabeth Yetley, Johanna Dwyer, Mary Frances Picciano, Margaret McDowell, Christopher Sempos)

What’s All the Buzz About? A Survey of Popular Energy Drinks Finds Inconsistent Labeling, Questionable Ingredients and Targeted Marketing to Adolescents.
(Staff of Congressman Edward J. Markey in coordination with the Staff of Senators Richard J. Durbin and Richard Blumenthal)

Dietary Supplements: An Advertising Guide for Industry
(Federal Trade Commission, Bureau of Consumer Protection)

The Federal Food Safety System: A Primer
(Renée Johnson)


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