The Family Guide to Vitamins, Herbs, and Supplements

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Macmillan, Dec 28, 2010 - Family & Relationships - 224 pages
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How can I be sure my children are getting the right vitamins?

Which natural supplements are the best—and safest?

Can herbs and home remedies actually cure common ailments?

Do women need to take more vitamins and minerals than men?

How do I find the right supplements to meet my family's needs?

Get the facts before you buy, and give your family the boost they need to live a happier, healthier life, with


• The most comprehensive, up-to-date information you need to choose the safest, most effective natural supplements for you and your family

• A-to-Z glossary of all the essential vitamins, herbs, and supplements available—with detailed descriptions, dosages, benefits, and precautions

• Simple daily recommendations for every member of the family: men, women, and children of all ages

• A handy quick-reference guide to common ailments—from acne and bronchitis to migraines and ulcers—featuring simple natural remedies that really work

• The latest medical findings on women's bone health, children's immune systems, the health effects of aging, and other need-to-know subjects

Plus a Natural Medicine Survival Kit—an all-purpose, easy-to-follow action plan to help you take control of your family's health


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Taking Care of You and Your Family
Children and Natural Supplements
Adults and Natural Supplements
The Natural Medicine Survival Plan for Your Family
Common Ailments That Can Affect You and Your Family
Natural Supplements for You and Your Family

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Deborah Mitchell is a widely published health journalist. She is the author or coauthor of more than three dozen books on health topics, including six books for St. Martin's Press's Healthy Home Library (52 Foods and Supplements for a Healthy Heart, 25 Medical Tests Your Doctor Should Tell You About, A Woman's Guide to Vitamins, Herbs, and Supplements; The Complete Book of Nutritional Healing; How To Live Well with Early Alzheimer's, and The Concise Encyclopedia of Women's Sexual and Reproductive Health) as well as The Wonder of Probiotics (coauthored with John R.Taylor, N.D.), Foods That Combat Aging, Your Ideal Supplement Plan in Three Easy Steps, and What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About Back Pain (coauthored with Debra Weiner, M.D.).

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