Dietary Supplements Regulations 1985

11 Therapeutic claims

Except as permitted by the Medicines Act 1981 and any regulations made under that Act, no dietary supplement or package or container containing a dietary supplement shall be advertised or labelled with a statement relating to any of the following matters:


treating or preventing disease:


diagnosing disease or ascertaining the existence, degree, or extent of a physiological condition:


altering the shape, structure, size, or weight of the human body:


otherwise preventing or interfering with the normal operation of a physiological function, whether permanently or temporarily, and whether by way of terminating or reducing or postponing, or increasing or accelerating, the operation of that function, or in any other way.