Dietary Supplement Handbook: Part 1 - Definition and Types

by Jason J. Duke - Owner/Artisan

Fresh Content: August 1, 2022 20:20

Turmeric Capsules are a Supplement 

Dietary supplements are ingestible food ingredients that are additional sources of nutrition and unique constituents to increase the density of nutrients in the diet and promote bodily functioning. They are added to a balanced diet with complete meals in supporting, maintaining, and promoting health, wellness, and well-being.

Types of Supplements

Supplements come in many forms, consisting of dried or liquid:

  • Powder - fine loose dried
  • Pill or tablet - compressed powder
  • Capsule - enclosed powder
  • Gelcap or softgel - liquid capsule
  • Liquid - concentrated liquid suspension
  • Tincture - alcohol, glycerite, vinegar, or oil based liquid

Dietary Supplement Handbook

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