The Encyclopedia of Vitamins, Minerals, and Supplements / Edition 2

The Encyclopedia of Vitamins, Minerals, and Supplements / Edition 2

by Tova Navarra
     
 

ISBN-10: 081604998X

ISBN-13: 9780816049981

Pub. Date: 01/28/2004

Publisher: Facts on File, Incorporated

"Public interest in nutrition and dietary matters has increased tremendously in recent times. The dietary supplement business is booming, and new developments and discoveries are occurring daily, but in this unregulated industry, myths and misconceptions abound. A reliable reference guide is a must." "The Encyclopedia of Vitamins, Minerals and Supplements, Second…  See more details below

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"Public interest in nutrition and dietary matters has increased tremendously in recent times. The dietary supplement business is booming, and new developments and discoveries are occurring daily, but in this unregulated industry, myths and misconceptions abound. A reliable reference guide is a must." "The Encyclopedia of Vitamins, Minerals and Supplements, Second Edition is filled with up-to-date information on vitamins, minerals and supplements and how they work to strengthen and protect the human body. Written in a detailed, jargon-free style, this guide to nutritional options is accessible to anyone with an interest in improving his or her health and well-being. More than 900 A-to-Z entries, of which 100 are new to this edition, expound on these substances, focusing on how to use them safely, their effects on nutrition, their uses as treatment for assorted health concerns, common misconceptions, and much more. Detailed appendixes offer quick access to many helpful resources, including a glossary, the Food Pyramid, a statement from the American Dietetic Association and other helpful items." The Encyclopedia of Vitamins, Minerals and Supplements, Second Edition is the perfect one-stop reference for information on options for supplementing and enhancing nutrition.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780816049981
Publisher:
Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/28/2004
Series:
Library of Health and Living
Edition description:
2ND
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.10(d)
Age Range:
14 Years

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