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Vitamins
An unbiased guide to vitamins and minerals outlines the specific health benefits of individual supplements, identifies their role in the prevention and control of various diseases, and reveals the dangers associated with certain supplements.

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The Alternative Pharmacy: Break the Drug Cycle With Safe Natural Treatments for 200 Everyday Ailments

The Alternative Pharmacy:
Break the Drug Cycle With Safe Natural Treatments for 200 Everyday Ailments
by Lynne Paige Walker, Ellen Hodgson Brown
Hardcover (1998)

"The Alternative Pharmacy" presents viable, natural alternatives to prescription and non prescription drugs -- for everything from colds to insomnia -- including herbal and homeopathic remedies and vitamin, mineral, and enzyme supplements.  The publisher, Prentice Hall Press , July 22, 1998

The Natural Pharmacy: From the Top Experts in the Field, Your Essential Guide to Vitamins, Herbs, Minerals and Homeopathic Remedies

The Natural Pharmacy:
From the Top Experts in the Field,
Your Essential Guide to Vitamins, Herbs,
Minerals and Homeopathic Remedies
by Schuyler Lininger, Steve Austin
Paperback (1998)

A reader from Massachusetts, 1998
A wonderful guide. Not preachy. Gives you a sense of how effective and/or risky the recommended remedies are. Lots of footnotes to scholarly articles, if you want to read more about a particular condition or remedy. Covers vitamins, herbs & homeopathy. If you don't know your lysine from your licorice, or you have a medical condition that isn't responding to anything, this is a great place to look.

The Doctors' Vitamin and Mineral Encyclopedia The Doctors' Vitamin and Mineral Encyclopedia
by Sheldon Saul Hendler
Paperback (1991)

In this state-of-the-art health resource, Dr. Hendler decribes and evaluates every available nutritional supplement from Vitamin A to ginseng, and offers 20 specific formulas to help lower cholesterol, fight cancer, lose weight, boost endurance, and detoxify pollutants. "Well organized and logically arranged . . . Hendler's information is objective and well documented." -- Library Journal

Prevention's Healing With Vitamins: The Most Effective Vitamin and Mineral Treatments for Everyday Health Problems and Serious Disease

Prevention's Healing With Vitamins:
The Most Effective Vitamin and Mineral Treatments for Everyday Health Problems and Serious Disease
by Alice Feinstein, Prevention Health Books
Paperback (1998)

Based on hundreds of interviews with the nation's top physicians and researchers, this easy-to-use reference tool provides an overview of the different vitamins and minerals and their effects on the body.
The current explosion in research about vitamins and minerals makes all previous books on the subject obsolete. This single volume presents in practical, use-it-now form, the best of what doctors currently know about using vitamins and minerals to cure diseases. Highlights include vitamins to take to prevent heart disease; those recommended by cancer specialists; and the various uses for the B vitamins.

Earl Mindell's Vitamin Bible for the 21st Century Earl Mindell's Vitamin Bible
for the 21st Century
by Earl Mindell, Hester Mundis
Paperback (1999)

Containing new sections on alternative therapies, new forms of supplements, expanded information on herbals, enzymes, amino acids, antioxidants, plant hormones, plus a significantly expanded section on "cautions", this book presents readers with up-to-date information regarding vitamins, minerals, herbs, other nutrients, and good nutrition, that they can count on.

The Usp Guide to Vitamins & Minerals

The Usp Guide to Vitamins & Minerals
by U. S. Pharmacopeia
Paperback (1996)

Here is the one book readers need to understand the dietary supplements they take. It includes daily recommended intakes, precautions for children, seniors, and pregnant women, the latest findings and benefits, and side effects. This guide is the most up-to-date book on vitamins and minerals available.

All About Vitamin E

All About Vitamin E
by Jack Challem, Melissa Diane Smith
Paperback (1999)

This series of compact volumes answers the FAQs (frequently asked questions) about the major nutritional supplements making headlines today. How this common vitamin helps the body ward off cardiovascular disease and cancer is just one of the topics covered in this book.

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