Vitamins For Dummies [NOOK Book]

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"Christopher Hobbs and Elson Haas … take a complicated field and …make sense of it." —Ron Lawrence, M.D., Ph.D., Director, Council on Natural Nutrition Praise for Vitamins For Dummies® "Vitamins are the traffic lights of your life. They must be synchronized, not too many or too few, to see you through your journey. Vitamins For Dummies shows you how to have green lights all the way." — Walter M. Bortz, M.D.

Features supplement programs for nearly 100 symptoms and diseases

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Vitamins For Dummies

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Overview

"Christopher Hobbs and Elson Haas … take a complicated field and …make sense of it." —Ron Lawrence, M.D., Ph.D., Director, Council on Natural Nutrition Praise for Vitamins For Dummies® "Vitamins are the traffic lights of your life. They must be synchronized, not too many or too few, to see you through your journey. Vitamins For Dummies shows you how to have green lights all the way." — Walter M. Bortz, M.D.

Features supplement programs for nearly 100 symptoms and diseases

Confused about vitamins? Mystified by minerals? Can't tell the difference between ginkgo and ginseng? In this straight-talking guide, two experts cut through the confusion. They clearly explain what each vitamin, mineral, and supplement does — and guide you to the ones that help you live longer and stronger.

Discover how to: Create a personalized supplement program Understand the fine print on the labels Combat or prevent specific ailments Enhance memory, mood, and energy Slow the aging process

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118069202
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 5/9/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 360
  • Sales rank: 632,349
  • File size: 5 MB

Meet the Author

Christopher Hobbs, L.Ac., is an holistic health expert whose many books include Herbal Remedies For Dummies??. Elson Haas, M.D., is the author of Staying Healthy with the Seasons and The Detox Diet.
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Table of Contents

Introduction.

PART I: Starting Out with Supplements.

Chapter 1: Supplement ABCs.

Chapter 2: Getting Nutrients from Food and Popular Therapeutic Diets.

PART II: Looking and Feeling Great with Supplements!

Chapter 3: Vitamins: The ABCs.

Chapter 4: Minerals -- Mining the Earth's Nutrients.

Chapter 5: Building Blocks: Amino Acids and Proteins.

Chapter 6: Fats and Oils: The Good, the Bad, and the Oily.

Chapter 7: Hormones -- Not Just a Teenage Craze.

Chapter 8: Common Supplements for Digestion.

Chapter 9: Superfoods and Other Great Supplements.

Chapter 10: Herbal Supplements: The Herbal Top 40.

PART III: Supplements for Everyone.

Chapter 11: Get with the Program -- Supplements for Your Needs.

Chapter 12: As Young as You Wanna Be: Nutrition and Supplements for Longevity.

PART IV: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 13: The Ten Most Effective Supplements.

Chapter 14: The Ten Most Common Nutritional Deficiencies.

Chapter 15: Ten Common Questions and Answers about Supplements.

PART V: Complete Healing Programs for Common Diseases and Symptoms.

Appendix: Resources.

Index.

Book Registration Information.
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