A dietary supplement is a product taken by mouth that contains a "dietary ingredient" intended to supplement the diet.
There are many different types of dietary supplements, including herbs and botanicals, minerals, vitamins and amino acids, among others.
Japan’s nutritional supplements sector is a major market for U.S. firms and one that appears likely to continue to exhibit steady growth for the foreseeable future. Japan’s 8th largest seller among supplement products.
The Dietary Supplement Industry Contributes Nearly $61 Billion to the Economy Through Direct and Ripple Effects.
70% of the sales of nutrient-type supplements come from vitamin C, protein, calcium and vitamin E products. They are easily understood
and accepted by consumers.