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Including vitamins, minerals and herbs, etc...as of the

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Including vitamins, minerals and herbs, etc...as of the latest date you can find...what is the retail dollar volume of nutritional supplements sold in the U.S.? This should not include food.

Thanks so much for choosing this forum to pose your important health question. I will do my best to give you some honest and accurate guidance as I answer your question.

  1. I am a registered nurse with nutrition experience. I will be glad to try and answer your question. I hope that the following information will be helpful to you, but please just write back if you have any follow-up questions or need clarification on anything after reviewing the following information.
  2. "Including vitamins, minerals and herbs, etc...as of the latest date you can find...what is the retail dollar volume of nutritional supplements sold in the U.S.?" Excluding food, and using the parameters you provided (vitamins, minerals, herbal preparations, etc.), the most recent and reliable figure I have seen is $25 USD billion ($25,000,000,000). SOURCE: Ipsos-Public Affairs for the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), Washington, D.C.
  3. I hope that makes sense, but please do not hesitate to write back if needed. I shall be signing off soon to attend to some other professional obligations. Please rest assured, however, that I will be sure to check for any updated posts from you when I return to this online forum. I hope all works out.

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