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adj. referring to anything that is added to complete something, particularly a document such as a supplemental declaration, supplemental complaint, supplemental answer, supplemental claim.

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SUPPLEMENTAL. That which is added to a thing to complete it as a supplemental affidavit, which is an additional affidavit to make out a case; a supplemental bill. (q.v.)

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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The four class topics were: general information about osteoporosis and orientation to the program, improving calcium intake through low fat food selections, selecting and utilizing calcium supplements, and initiating and adhering to a weight bearing exercise program.
* Does this supplement have any potentially harmful side effects, such as exacerbating a state of dehydration in hot, humid weather?
Joseph Chang, president of Provo-based Pharmanex (the nutritional supplement division of Nu Skin), echoes Talbott's theory.
The findings of a number of other studies cited in the CRN report cast an interesting light on supplement usage in the U.S.
"This year's data provide further evidence that dietary supplements are mainstays in modern day health and wellness regimens," said Brian Wommack, senior vice president, communications, CRN.
Mintel reports that vitamin, mineral and supplement sales in men increased to [pounds sterling]11 million by May 2016, and the proportion of men in the U.K.
In the 2009-2010 cycle year, it was reported that doctors advised 520 out of 2732 MVMM supplements, 198 of 402 Vitamin D supplement and 229 out of 463 Cal-D supplements to be consumed.
"It is always recommended that you check with your doctor before starting a supplement, as they may interact with your prescription or over-the-counter medications.
Top Reasons for Taking Supplements Supplement users n = 1,528 Overall health/ Wellness 46% Fill nutrient gaps in diet 30% Energy 28% Immune health 24% Bone health 23% Heart health 22% Healthy aging 21% Source: CRN/Ipsos.
If you want a whole food supplement, be prepared to pay four or five times as much as you would for conventional supplements.