GNC sets the standard in the nutritional
supplement industry by demanding truth in labeling, ingredient
safety and product potency, all while remaining on the cutting-edge
of nutritional science. As our company has grown over the
years, so has our commitment to Living Well. In fact, GNC
is the world's largest company of its kind devoted exclusively
to helping its customers improve the quality of their lives.
Founded in 1936, the Natural Products
Association is the nations largest and oldest non-profit
organization dedicated to the natural products industry. The
Natural Products Association represents more than 10,000 retailers,
manufacturers, wholesalers and distributors of natural products,
including foods, dietary supplements, and health/beauty aids.
These regulations, which have the force
of law, require that manufacturers, processors, and packagers
of drugs, medical devices, some food, and blood take proactive
steps to ensure that their products are safe, pure, and effective.
GMP regulations require a quality approach to manufacturing,
enabling companies to minimize or eliminate instances of contamination,
mixups, and errors.
Since 1988, the American Botanical Council
(ABC) has been educating consumers, healthcare professionals,
researchers, educators, industry and the media on the safe
and effective use of herbs and medicinal plants. ABC is an
independent, nonprofit organization supported by thousands
of members around the world. Providing education using science-based
and traditional information to promote responsible use of
herbal medicine serving the public, researchers, educators,
healthcare professionals, industry and media.
The International Bibliographic Information
on Dietary Supplements (IBIDS) database provides access to
bibliographic citations and abstracts from published, international,
and scientific literature on dietary supplements. IBIDS is
a collaboration between two US government agencies: the Office
of Dietary Supplements of the National Institutes of Health,
and the Food and Nutrition Information Center (FNIC) of the
United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National
Agricultural Library (NAL).
NPIcenter is the leading global online
information resource for professionals in the Nutraceutical,
nutritional, dietary supplement, cosmetic, and food industries.
Our interactive environment provides viewers with a comprehensive
source to find news and information along with a broad range
of information on products and services.
Dedicated to helping people fulfill
their health and wellness needs, the Vitamin Shoppe is a specialty
retailer and direct marketer of nutritional products ranging
from vitamins and minerals to nutritional supplements, herbs,
sports nutrition formulas, homeopathic remedies, and health
and beauty aids.
For quick reference, find downloable
tables and charts of Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs) for
all nutrients categorized by age and gender. Including a series
of reports on the dietary reference values for the intake
of nutrients by Americans and Canadians.
Informa is a dynamic information
services company specializing in communications through print
and electronic media, trade shows and special events, education
and training, and value-added business services. In general,
each print magazine serves as a platform to create communities
through the integration of publishing, events and the Web.