The Health Professional's Guide to Dietary Supplements

This quick-glance reference helps students and health professionals educate themselves and their patients/clients about the scientific evidence for and against more than 120 popular dietary supplements. Supplements are logically grouped into 12 chapters based on their primary desired effect, such as weight loss, joint support, and sports performance enhancement. The authors give each supplement a one-to-five-star rating based on the level of scientific substantiation for each of its major claimed effects. The book highlights crucial safety issues regarding each supplement and sets forth recommended dosages for particular effects. A quick-reference appendix lists all the supplements alphabetically with their star ratings.

Amazon Sales Rank: #162765 in Books Published on: 2006-09-28 Original language: English Number of items: 1 Dimensions: .64" h x 5.28" w x 8.38" l, 1.09 pounds Binding: Paperback 525 pages

Client more useful to 6 of 6 people found this review helpful. I could not put it down! By Dana L. Jackson, this is the ideal reference for anyone thinking of taking, or help others to decide what to take supplements. It is the first book to analyze dietary supplements in a clear, concise and very scientific. I've already recommended it to my college professors, professional colleagues and customers. I recommend it to you! 4 of 5 people found this review helpful. Large Text of St. Morrissey A great reference guide that is still easy to digest, even for a non-health professional. I appreciate the direct approach, and the fact that his peer-reviewed journals - are often very difficult to find accurate information about supplements and direct, both advantages and disadvantages. 1 of 1 people found this review helpful. Health Professional Guide to supplements of V. Doyle's book is full of scientific information on the book arrived quickly and nutritional supplements in excellent condition. I am very happy with my purchase. Read 3 reviews ....