Dietary Supplements is a comprehensive monograph-based guide to the most commonly used vitamins, minerals and dietary supplements. This edition contains 108 regularly structured monographs with information on uses, action, safety (adverse effects, pregnancy, interactions), efficacy, and dosage. It also contains useful appendices including a summary of interactions with conventional medicines. Changes to the new edition: fully revised and updated with findings from the recent literature on common supplements such as antioxidants, calcium, fish oils, folic acid, glucosamine, isoflavones, probiotics and vitamin D.; includes 26 monographs new to this edition on Pumpkin seed, Hydroxycitrate, 5 HTP, Dong quai, Arginine, Collagen hydrolysate, Wheat germ oil, Hyaluronic acid, Cetyl fatty acids, Red yeast rice, Lactase, Androstenedione, Cinnamon, Glutathione, Beta-alanine and Olive leaf extract; research studies tabulated for some of the larger monographs ensuring readable format. Dietary Supplements offers an essential reference source for pharmacists, dietitians, CAM practitioners and other health professionals.
Pharmaceutical Press; November 2011
- ISBN: 9780857110534
- Edition: 4
- Read online, or download in secure PDF format
- Title: Dietary Supplements
- Author: Pamela Mason
Imprint: Pharmaceutical Press
In The Press
"...a useful resource for all healthcare professionals who may need access to accurate information regarding the use of dietary supplements. The book provides a comprehensive evidence-based overview of a large range of supplements. Of particular use is the more in-depth evaluations...Moreover, many health-conscious members of the public with a particular interest in this area will, no doubt, find this book a useful point of reference" Helena Gibson-Moore, Nutrition Bulletin 37, May 2012.