Organized by nutrient, this evidence-based reference synthesizes all of the most current research on vitamins and minerals in an easy-to-use format. Each chapter addresses the function the nutrient plays in the human body; current definitions of deficiency, including Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA) or Adequate Intake (AI) recommendations; the use of the nutrient for prevention or treatment of a disease, if known; dietary and other sources of the nutrient, including food and supplement sources (breaking down the different supplement forms); safety precautions for overdosing and drug interactions; and the Linus Pauling Institute\'s current recommendation for health maintenance.

Key Features:-

  • Each chapter has been reviewed by an expert in the area, all of whom are noted in the Editorial Advi
  • Four appendices add to the clinical usefulness of this work: a quick reference to disease prevention

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PublisherThieme Medical Publishers