The Complete Idiot's Guide To Vitamins And Minerals

The Complete Idiot's Guide To Vitamins And Minerals by Alan H Pressman & Sheila Buff

By: Alan H Pressman & Sheila Buff

$24.95
 
 
ISBN
9780028639642
Date Released
Binding
Paperback
Pages
388
Dimensions
189 x 232mm

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Second Edition.
Part of the 'Complete Idiot's Guide' series.

Every year Americans spend more than $4 billion on vitamins, minerals, and other supplements, seeking better health, a longer and more vigorous life, and help in treating health problems. The human body requires 13 different vitamins and at least 10 minerals to stay alive - and the only way to get them is to eat them. Our understanding of how vitamins, minerals, and supplements work is growing by leaps and bounds - and the second edition of this popular book brings you up-to-date on new findings and information that has become available in the three years since the first edition was published.

The book explores:
- The functions, benefits, and risks of each essential vitamin and mineral
- The hottest supplements, including antioxidants, DHEA, and melatonin
- Drugs and foods that may block the body's absorption of important nutrients
ISBN:
9780028639642
Publication Date:
16 / 01 / 2003
Pages:
388
Dimensions:
189 x 232mm

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