20 Essential Supplements

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Frustrated by the prospect of figuring out which of the thousands of available supplements to take? Confused by the barrage of conflicting advice and overhyped claims? Don't want to take a dozen pills every day? This book is for you!Focusing on both tried-and-true supplements and exciting newcomers, this invaluable guide contains all you need to know about 20 essential supplements with the most promise for the average individual--from herbal supplements to vitamins, minerals and more. These are supplements with ...
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Overview


Frustrated by the prospect of figuring out which of the thousands of available supplements to take? Confused by the barrage of conflicting advice and overhyped claims? Don't want to take a dozen pills every day? This book is for you!Focusing on both tried-and-true supplements and exciting newcomers, this invaluable guide contains all you need to know about 20 essential supplements with the most promise for the average individual--from herbal supplements to vitamins, minerals and more. These are supplements with a wide range of health benefits, from supporting general well-being to preventing heart disease and cancer, with the power of modern science to back them up. Don't agonize over which supplements to use to maintain good health--this completely revised and updated reference tells you which are worth your time.Discover the proven health benefits of antioxidants, essential fatty acids, CoQ10, natural sweeteners, resveratrol, vitamin D, probiotics and more!
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781580541732
  • Publisher: Woodland Publishing, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 10/1/2009
  • Pages: 228
  • Product dimensions: 5.00 (w) x 7.00 (h) x 0.20 (d)

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Founded in 1975, Woodland Publishing is the premier publisher of books and booklets on natural health topics. Woodland titles are available from health food stores, book retailers and on the Web. With more than 200 titles on highly specialized natural health subjects, Woodland offers the greatest selection of "healthy reading" available.
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Table of Contents

Essential Supplements: An Introduction 7

Chapter 1 Alpha-Lipoic Acid 15

Chapter 2 Antioxidants 21

Chapter 3 Carnitine 29

Chapter 4 Cinnamon 37

Chapter 5 Coenzyme Q10 45

Chapter 6 Cranberries 51

Chapter 7 Grape Seed Extract and Resveratrol 61

Chapter 8 Green Tea 69

Chapter 9 Multivitamin/Mineral Supplements 77

Chapter 10 Nattokinase 91

Chapter 11 Natural Sweeteners 101

Chapter 12 Omega-3 Essential Fatty Acids 111

Chapter 13 Probiotics 119

Chapter 14 Soy 127

Chapter 15 Superfruits 135

Chapter 16 Turmeric 147

Chapter 17 Vitamin B 155

Chapter 18 Vitamin C 167

Chapter 19 Vitamin D 175

Chapter 20 Vitamin K 187

Selected References 193

Index 217

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