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Other Self-Care Products

Date of Publication

2/18/2011

Definition

Products voluntarily introduced into the body that are not defined strictly as food or dietary supplements. Examples include functional foods (any healthy food claimed to have a health-promoting or disease-preventing property beyond the basic function of supplying nutrients) and transdermal air- and sea-sickness and testosterone patches.

Source of Definition

DoD Instruction 6130.05: DoD Nutrition Committee

Last Updated: December 05, 2018

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