"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
A reader from Massachusetts,
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
I am NOT a medical professional.
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