SCI241Wk7_Assignment_DietarySupplementsReport_DavidF

Manufacturers are required to produce dietary

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Manufacturers are required to produce dietary supplements to minimum quality standards and ensure that they do not contain contaminants or impurities, and are accurately labeled. Manufacturers are required to report all serious dietary supplement related adverse events or illnesses to FDA as of December 2007” (Who's responsible for the safety of dietary supplements?). FDA may pull vitamins from a marketplace when it is set up as dangerous, tainted, or perhaps the assertions on the goods are incorrect and misrepresentative. FDA approval is not needed to sell supplements. This doesn't mean that products aren't safe but it does mean that consumers need to choose wisely to be safe. There are many health conditions that require dietary supplements to be taken. Some examples of diseases are rheumatoid arthritis, attention deficit/ hyperactivity disorder, multiple sclerosis, and osteoporosis among others. The health condition I chose to discuss is malignant anemia. Malignant anemia is a decline in red blood cells that transpires when your intestines will not properly engross vitamin B12. As stated in
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ASSIGNMET: DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS REPORT 4 Pubmed Health (2012), malignant anemia is a kind of vitamin B12 deficiency.In order for the body to produce red blood cells, the body has a need of vitamin B12. The supplement needed to treat and help manage this disease is vitamin B12. You can also get vitamin B12 from eating meats, poultry, eggs, dairy, and etc. A distinct protein, known as intrinsic factor, aids your intestines in the absorption of vitamin B12. Cells in
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