Essential Guide to Vitamins, Minerals and Herbal Supplements

A bewildering range of vitamin, mineral and herbal supplements is now widely available to us all, but information about their health benefits cannot be given on the packaging as it would constitute a health claim. In this jargon-free guide leading expert on sensible supplementation, Dr Sarah Brewer, sets out all you need to know about the main supplements, and suggests which to take for specific health problems. This work: includes A-Z guide to 150 supplements for a brighter and healthier life; clearly explains the benefits, possible side effects and contraindications; thoroughly sets out the research evidence to back their efficacy; and, recommends supplements for common problems such as IBS, chronic fatigue, recurrent candida and arthritis. Packed with clear and concise answers, this essential guide explains the use of supplements to maintain or improve your daily health.

Amazon Sales Rank: #3726574 in Books Published on: 2010-01-07 Original language: English Binding: Paperback 608 pages

About the Author Dr Sarah Brewer MA MB Bchir graduated from Cambridge University as a doctor in 1983. She is a fully trained GP who works in hospital medicine specialising in sexual health. She has written over 30 popular health books and is online doctor for and, and contributes regularly to national newspapers and magazines.

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