Encapsulating the science behind vitamins and minerals
Need to understand how vitamins and minerals work but find dense texts difficult to absorb? Here's your panacea Vitamins & Minerals Demystified makes it easy to digest information on everything from A to zinc.
Written by a holistic health doctor, this essential guide explains the crucial role vitamins and minerals play in nutrition and physiology. You'll find details on the type and amount required for survival and for increased disease resistance. The book outlines the food sources of different vitamins and minerals and covers the benefits and pitfalls of both natural and synthetic vitamins. Featuring end-of-chapter quizzes and a final exam, this book will fortify your knowledge of vitamins and minerals.
This fast and easy guide offers: Numerous figures to illustrate key conceptsGraphs indicating the foods rich in various vitamins and mineralsCharts featuring U.S. Recommended Daily Allowances (USRDAs)Coverage of deficiency-related diseases Quick summaries of each vitamin and mineral reinforce learning
Simple enough for a beginner, but challenging enough for an advanced student, Vitamins & Minerals Demystified is the perfect supplement for anyone studying or interested in this important health topic.
Tertiary; University or College
Number Of Pages: 342
Published: 16th October 2007
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 19.1
Weight (kg): 0.5
Edition Number: 1