The Complete Guide to Vitamins, Herbs, and Supplements by Winifred Conkling

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The Natural Way to Wellness

Find essential information on hundreds of vitamins, herbs, and supplements --

What will VITAMIN E help cure and how much should I take?

Vitamin E can help prevent heart disease and treat acne. Adults should take 100 to 400 IU of natural vitamin E daily.

Find vitamin, herb, and supplement treatments for hundreds of conditions!

Experiencing migraines? See MAGNESIUM:

There is considerable evidence that low magnesiumlevels trigger both migraine and tension headaches. Take250 to 400 milligrams three times daily.

Learn about possible interactionswith your prescription drugs!

Taking ST. JOHN'S WORT for depression?

It may interfere with amphetamines, diet pills, nasaldecongestants, or allergy medications, causingnausea or high blood pressure.

Here is your comprehensive, portable, one-step guide to all over-thecounter vitamins, herbs, and supplements currently available -- an easy-to-use alphabetical listing that includes valuable information on the most effective forms of each supplement, the nutrient's food source and proper dosage, as well as signs of deficiency, safe use, and possible side effects.

 

About Winifred Conkling

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WINIFRED CONKLING studied journalism at Northwestern University and spent the next 25 years writing nonfiction for adult readers, including for Consumer Reports magazine and more than 30 nonfiction books. As part of her transition to writing for young people, she is working toward her Master of Fine Arts in Writing for Children and Young Adults from the Vermont College of Fine Arts. Sylvia & Aki is her first work for children.
 
Published April 5, 2011 by HarperCollins e-books. 336 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Religion & Spirituality, Self Help, Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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