Minerals, Supplements & Vitamins: The Essential Guide

by H. Winter Griffith (Author), Cynthia Thomson (Author)

Book Description
More than half of the U.S. adult population uses dietary supplements. Now, with
this book making the safe and correct choice is easier than ever.
14 vitamins, 22 minerals, 10 amino acids and nucleic acids and 26 of the most
popular food supplements are listed in chart form, with the following

-Alternate names, if any
-Basic information
-Natural sources
-Possible additional benefits
-Deficiency symptoms
-Usage information
-Warnings and precautions
-Adverse reactions, side effects
-Interaction with other substances
-Lab tests to detect deficiencies

Book Info
Univ. of Arizona, Tucson. Consumer health quick reference to dietary
supplements. Includes 22 minerals, 26 food supplements, 14 vitamins and 10 amino
acids. Each entry covers alternative names, RDA, DRI and optimal intake, natural
sources, benefits, deficiency symptoms, usage information, warnings,
precautions, toxicity, overdose, adverse reactions, side effects, and more.

Product Details

Paperback: 200 pages
Publisher: Fisher Books; 1 edition (January 15, 2000)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1555612296



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