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Medical Foods by
Designs for Health®

Applying the latest science to address the unique nutritional requirements of specific conditions or disease

Medical Foods Criteria

  • An FDA regulated category of products that are intended for the dietary management of a disease or condition that has distinct nutritional requirements.
  • FDA category in between dietary supplements and drugs
  • Used under supervision of a medical professional
  • Requires a higher level of science than dietary supplements
  • Adequate to justify the claim that they are beneficial for management of a disease or condition
  • Ingredients must be Generally recognized as safe (GRAS)