Prevention's Healing with Vitamins: The Most Effective Vitamin And Mineral Treatments For Everyday Health Problems And Serious Disease

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Prevention's Healing with Vitamins

The ultimate guide to using Nature's powerhouse nutrients for preventing and curing disease.

You'll discover:

The 4 antioxidant nutrients that hold back the aging process (page 68).

The 9 key vitamins and minerals to take if you're overweight and trying to lose pounds (page 444).

The 4 main nutrients that combat fatigue (page 246).

Why you don't want to go on a low-salt diet if you have high blood pressure (page 298).

The vitamin that nuetralizes artery-clogging cholesterol (page 288).

The nutrients that chase allergies (page 80).

The 3 main vitamins and minerals that help prevent wrinkles (page 560).

The 8 key nutrients for boosting yoru immune system (page 326).

The vitamins and minerals you need if you're facing surgery (page 527).

The 5 nutrients that protect you from smog (page 512).

The 3 minerals and 2 vitamins that help banish PMS (page 462).

The B vitamin that every pregnant woman should take to prevent birth defects (page 116).

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Prevention, America's #1 Choice for Healthy Living, is the single most popular health magazine in the country and is the third most trusted source for health advice in the country, trailing only the doctor and pharmacist in authority.

From Publishers Weekly:

Fans of Prevention magazine, familiar with its enthusiasm for nutritional supplements, will probably welcome having its suggestions handy in a single volume. Brief descriptions of 16 minerals, seven trace minerals and seven vitamins give for each an official Daily Value (if known; otherwise, the Estimated Safe and Adequate Daily Dietary Intake), as well as good food sources of the nutrient and advice on using it safely. Oddly, zinc is with the vitamins, not with the other minerals. Next is a catalogue of health problems from Age Spots to Yeast Infections, with some entries rather lengthy (Osteoporosis runs a dozen pages). In general, the editors take a fairly conservative approach, citing research studies and noting when findings are preliminary or merely suggest that a given nutrient may be effective. Each entry features a table listing specific amounts of recommended "healing" nutrients, but whose recommendations these are is unclear. Vague expressions such as "some experts" and "some doctors" are used repeatedly, making the tables' value questionable. For getting a fuller picture, the text is essential.
Copyright 1996 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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