The Health Professional's Guide to Dietary Supplements / Edition 1

The Health Professional's Guide to Dietary Supplements / Edition 1

by Shawn M. Talbott, Kerry Hughes, Kerry Hughes
     
 

This quick-glance reference helps students and health professionals educate themselves and their patients/clients about the scientific evidence for and against more than 120 popular dietary supplements. Supplements are logically grouped into 12 chapters based on their primary desired effect, such as weight loss, joint support, and sports performance

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Overview

This quick-glance reference helps students and health professionals educate themselves and their patients/clients about the scientific evidence for and against more than 120 popular dietary supplements. Supplements are logically grouped into 12 chapters based on their primary desired effect, such as weight loss, joint support, and sports performance enhancement.

The authors give each supplement a one-to-five-star rating based on the level of scientific substantiation for each of its major claimed effects. The book highlights crucial safety issues regarding each supplement and sets forth recommended dosages for particular effects. A quick-reference appendix lists all the supplements alphabetically with their star ratings.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781746724
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
10/01/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
525
Product dimensions:
5.28(w) x 8.38(h) x 0.64(d)

Table of Contents

Weight Loss Supplements

Sports Supplements (Ergogenic Aids)

Energy Supplements

Bone Support Supplements

Joint Support Supplements

Brain and Mood Support Supplements

Heart Health Supplements

Immune Support Supplements

Antioxidant and Eye Health Supplements

Gastrointestinal Support Supplements

Supplements for "Male" and "Female" Health

Supplements for Diabetes and Blood Sugar Control

Appendix: Supplements and Their Star Rankings

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