With more than 300,000 copies in print, The Real Vitamin & Mineral Book is a trusted resource for people seeking to make sense of the plethora of information about nutritional supplements. Now in its fourth edition, this book provides up-to-date scientific validation for the use of dietary supplementation in both the treatment and prevention of disease and for overall optimum health - the very facts that are t made available to consumers when they purchase supplements. In this fully revised and updated fourth edition, readers will find: complete usage and dosage recommendations for the twenty-eight basic vitamins and minerals that every person needs to promote health and to slow ageing; advanced recommendations for special conditions that may require additional supplementation; and quick-reference charts and tables for easily updating supplement regimens. With clear, understandable explanations, the most current scientifically documented nutrient guidelines, and easy-to-follow charts, The Real Vitamin & Mineral Book is concise and to the point - the only resource readers will need.
Nancy Bruning is the author or coauthor of more than twenty books, including The Real Vitamin & Mineral Book and The Natural Health Guide to Antioxidants.Shari Lieberman, Ph.D., CNS, FACN, a certified nutrition specialist (CNS), is a faculty member at the University of Bridgeport, School of Human Nutrition. She runs a private practice as a clinical nutritionist in New York City, where she frequently counsels women on weight loss. She is also well known to viewers of QVC, where she sells her own line of weight-loss supplements for women on an exclusive basis.