David Shakarian founded GNC -- General Nutrition Corporation -- in 1935 when he opened a small health food store, Lackzoom, in downtown Pittsburgh. Today, GNC sells health and nutrition-related products.
GNC specializes in weight-loss and bodybuilding products, nutritional su
pplements, and vitamins. The store offers its own brands as well as third-party brands. GNC has more than 6,000 stores in the United States, including stores within Rite Aid locations. GNC makes it easy to shop for supplements according to specific conditions or goals, such as hydration, joint health, and prenatal.
GNC offers a wide range of prenatal products, including its Women's Prenatal Program, which contains 30 caplets of a daily multivitamin that provides nutritional support for both mother and baby before, during, and after pregnancy. The formula provides calcium, vitamin D-3, folic acid, and other nutrients that help you and the baby.