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An Evidence-Based Approach to Vitamins and Minerals: Health Benefits and Intake Recommendations is a trusted resource for the health professional who needs to interpret the explosion of studies on the role of micronutrients in health and disease and who is concerned about the proliferation of dietary supplements now available to the consumer. This evidence-based reference, now in a second edition, presents the most current scientific, epidemiological and clinical research on the role of vitamins and minerals in preventing disease and promoting optimal health. Organized by micronutrient, the book covers biological function, deficiency, recommended daily allowance, role in disease prevention and treatment, sources, safety, and interactions with other micronutrients and drugs--all endorsed by the internationally acclaimed Linus Pauling Institute at Oregon State University.


Key Features:-

  • Each chapter reviewed by a recognized expert in the field, who also served on the books Editorial Ad
  • Contains the latest intake recommendations from the Linus Pauling Institute, as well as the Food and
  • Provides a complete index by disease or disorder that facilitates easy location of condition-specifi
  • Extensively referenced, with hundreds of citations from the most current experimental, clinical and
  • Includes useful appendices covering drug-nutrient interactions and nutrient-nutrient interactions, a

More Details about An Evidence Based Approach to Vitmins and Minerals

General Information  
Author(s)HIGDON
PublisherThieme Medical Publishers
Edition2
ISBN9783131324528
Pages272
BindingHardcover
LanguageEnglish
Publish YearJanuary 2011