Saturday, June 9, 2007

New Books on Supplements

Here is the list of new books discussing the topic of dietary supplements (no endorsement implied).

The books are listed in reversed chronological order (the most recent books are listed first). To get more information about these books, just click on the titles below:

Dietary Supplements for the Health and Quality of Cultured Fish (Cabi Publishing)
by H. Nakagawa, M. Sato, and D. M. Gatlin (Hardcover - Jun 29, 2007)
Book Description:
This book addresses current information on the effects of micronutrients and other efficacious substances from plants, animals and bacteria, with regard to quality and health of cultured fish. Each chapter contains tables, figures and is packed with many new references to help expand your
knowledge of various aspects of fish culture technology. With fisheries scientists and students in mind, this book serves as a useful manual for your field of research.


Hyaluronic Acid: Powerful Antiarthritic and Antiwrinkle Supplement (Woodland Health Series)
by Martin Stone (Hardcover - May 30, 2007)


The Probiotics Revolution: The Definitive Guide to Safe, Natural Health Solutions Using Probiotic and Prebiotic Foods and Supplements
by Gary B. Huffnagle and Sarah Wernick (Hardcover - May 29, 2007)

From Publishers Weekly:
Holding antibiotics and poor diet responsible for any number of autoimmune disorders-allergies, asthma, skin problems and chronic inflammation-renowned immunology specialist Huffnagle presents, with infectious enthusiasm, the cure for a trigger-happy immune system: probiotics, the good microbes found in fermented foods like yogurt, aged cheese, kefir and kimchi. Once probiotics are introduced to the system, they begin killing off potentially harmful bugs by competing for resources; the resulting balance, Huffnagle shows, will restore proper immunologic function. Huffnagle covers a wide range of territory-including a thorough breakdown both of the immune system and antibiotics-in plenty of detail, but never crosses into textbook-style droning thanks to freelance writer Wernick, who keeps Huffnagle's research friendly and condescension-free. Quizzes, illustrations and personal testimony break up Huffnagle's assertions and the scientific studies that support it, and numerous charts on sources, supplements and substitutions make the shift to a probiotic-rich diet simple. There's no wonder product touted here, just good honest food, some of which-like yogurt, miso and sauerkraut-have likely been used for thousands of years to maintain proper health. Demystifying the digestive and immune systems, the authors present a convincing health plan that's easy to understand and to follow.


The Real Vitamin and Mineral Book, 4th edition: The Definitive Guide to Designing Your Personal Supplement Program
by Nancy Pauling Bruning and Shari Lieberman (Paperback - May 3, 2007)



Understanding Dietary Supplements (Understanding Health & Sickness Series)
by Jenna Hollenstein (Hardcover - May 2007)

Book Description:
For many consumers, taking one or more dietary supplements is a natural addition to a healthy lifestyle. The decision to take a dietary supplement may be based on the recommendation of a doctor, a dietitian, or a friend. Television, newspaper, magazine, or website stories, and persuasive marketing materials in the pharmacy or supermarket may sway buyers.
Information regarding dietary supplements abounds but can be misleading or contradictory. Understanding Dietary Supplements is a guide to making informed choices.
Included here, the full text of the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act of 1994--the model for the FDA's regulation of dietary supplements--affords guidance to deciphering labels and determining value. Understanding Dietary Supplements is an easy-to-use guide to a much demanded but often misunderstood group of products


Key words:
New Books, Dietary Supplements, Fish, Hyaluronic Acid, Antiarthritic, Antiwrinkle, Probiotics, Health, Probiotic, Prebiotic, Supplements, Vitamins, Minerals

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