Medical Foods and Dietary Supplements

The medical foods and dietary supplements are regulated by the Food and Drug Administration. There is a lot of difference between the medical foods and dietary supplements. The dietary foods are locally advertised healthy food, whereas the medical foods are produced by the medical supplement manufactures. These are often confused with the dietary supplements because both of them contain nutritional ingredients. Dietary supplements are functional foods are intended to provide nutritional support for the healthy people, whereas the medical foods are intended to provide support for nutritional management of a specific diseases and it is used to be under the supervision of a physician.