A bewildering range of vitamin, mineral and herbal supplements are now available, but legislation means that information about their health benefits cannot be given on packaging as it would constitute a health claim. Using a A - Z format Dr Sarah Brewer's guide details everything you need to know about the main vitamin, mineral and herbal supplements. It describes their benefits, possible side effects and contra-indications, together with research evidence to back their effectiveness. The second half of the book deals with over 150 individual health problems, including irritable bowel syndrome, menopause symptoms, chronic fatigue and arthritis, and suggests which supplements are likely to help.
A bewildering range of vitamin, mineral and herbal supplements is now widely available to us all, but information about their health benefits cannot be given on the packaging as it would constitute a health claim.In this jargon-free guide leading expert on sensible supplementation, Dr Sarah Brewer, sets out all you need to know about the main supplements, and suggests which to take for specific health problems. It includes:A-Z guide to 150 supplements for a brighter and healthier life.Clearly explains the benefits, possible side effects and contraindications.Thoroughly sets out the research evidence to back their efficacy.Recommends supplements for common problems such as IBS, chronic fatigue, recurrent candida and arthritis.Packed with clear and concise answers, this essential guide explains the use of supplements to maintain or improve your daily health.