In order to live a long, healthy life, every adult woman needs to understand the vital role that vitamins, minerals, herbs, and alternative healing play in maintaining an efficiently working female system. This important, updated edition includes new chapters on laser resurfacing, chiropractic practices, acupuncture, and exercise. It reviews the most recent scientific literature on women's health needs and provides up-to-date information on health issues such as menopause, osteoporosis, and breast cancer.� What minerals maintain healthy bones? � What foods contain vitamins and minerals that reduce the risk of cancer? � Which minerals metabolize fats? � What proof is there that fish oils reduce the risk of heart disease? � What vitamins can help keep the cervix healthy? � Which supplements alleviate the symptoms of PMS? � What vitamins help relieve hot flashes? The three main sections include: � The Inside Story on Supplements � Topics of Prime Concern to Women � Alternative Therapies This indispensable guide offers an extensive breakdown of the primary benefits and hazards of the most common vitamins and minerals, advice on purchasing them, and special sections on a wide variety of topics specifically of interest to women.
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