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The Family Guide to Vitamins, Herbs, and Supplements

Deborah Mitchell

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THE FAMILY GUIDE TO VITAMINS, HERBS AND SUPPLEMENTS

• 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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CHAPTER ONE

 
Children and Natural Supplements
It’s automatic: You’re a parent, you have a child, you worry. Even before he or she emerged from the womb, you were concerned about your child’s health, and that concern is ongoing. Perhaps you have decided to introduce your child to natural supplements as a way to protect his or her health. Right now, only one-third of children ages two through 17 take nutritional supplements, according to a recent report, but many, many more could benefit from them. And your child can be one of them!
Parents everywhere know—or
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

  • Deborah Mitchell

  • 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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