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The A to Z of Vitamins, Minerals and Supplements, Second EditionThe A to Z of Vitamins, Minerals and Supplements, Second Edition
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The A to Z of Vitamins, Minerals and Supplements, Second Edition

A complete guide to nutritional supplements.


Praise for the hardcover edition:

"…an easy-to-use reference for consumers of all ages."—American Reference Books Annual

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A complete guide to nutritional supplements.

Praise for the hardcover edition:
"…an easy-to-use reference for consumers of all ages."—American Reference Books Annual

"…[a] jargon-free, ready-reference book…Recommended."—Choice

Since the first edition of this book, important new research has emerged and new discoveries and developments have been made. The A to Z of Vitamins, Minerals, and Supplements, Second Edition provides a current, fresh look at vitamins, minerals, and supplements and how they work in the human body. This layperson's guide to the nutritional options and substances that improve health helps readers make informed decisions about maintaining and strengthening their bodies.

Containing more than 900 A-to-Z entries, 100 new to this edition, The A to Z of Vitamins, Minerals, and Supplements, Second Edition explains the myths surrounding these substances, how they should be used safely, their effect on nutrition, how they might be used as treatment for various health issues, and much more. A new foreword has been added, and appendixes include a glossary, further nutritional information, the food pyramid, a statement from the American Dietetic Association, and other supplementary items.

Entries include:
  • Antioxidants
  • Cancer prevention
  • Enzymes
  • Folic acid
  • Mediterranean diet
  • Metabolism
  • Multivitamin and mineral supplements
  • Naturopathy
  • Nutrition, aging, and nutriceuticals
  • Toxicity
  • Vegetarian diets.
  • Additional Info

    ISBN-13 978-0-8160-6934-7
    ISBN-10 816069344
    Bundle Options Individual
    Language English
    Publisher Infobase Learning
    From the Series Library of Health and Living
    Author Tova Navarra, B.A., R.N.; Foreword by Wendy Shankin-Cohen
    Publication Date 10/1/2006
    Book's Binding Paperback
    Imprint Checkmark
    Specifications Index. Appendixes. Bibliography. Glossary. Cross-references. Tables.
    Available Formats Print

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