Health supplements are something added to complete a diet to make up for a dietary deficiency.

Another definition holds that it is a preparation intended to supplement the diet and provide nutrients, such as vitamins, minerals, fibers, fatty acids, or amino acids, which may be missing or may not be consumed in sufficient quantities in a person’s diet.

A product that is used to supplement a diet, with benefits beyond those normal nutrients, and/or to support or maintain the healthy functions of human body.

Health supplements shall be taken not to include any of the following:

  • Any product for use as a conventional food or as the sole item of a meal or diet.
  • Any product that is defined otherwise in the legislation.
  • Any injectable and sterile preparations.

Health supplements can be marketed in various forms such as tablets, capsules, soft capsules, pastilles, ampoules of liquid, powder, drops dispensing bottle and other forms designated to be taken in measured small unit quantities.....Read More