Nutritional supplementation

Nutritional supplementation

Take control of menopause: do the right thing, eat the right thing

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Carolyn DeMarco
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Vol 11, No.4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1990
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article asks what women have to look forward to about aging in our society. Explores ways that women can nurture themselves and each other in midlife. Shares a new approach to health problems related to menopause. 

Weeds, wildflowers and women

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Connie Guberman
Edition: 
Vol 8, No.2
Publisher: 
Women
Publication Date: 
1987
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article describes various plants, their uses, nutrients they offer and ways to prepare them. 

The 5-minute herb and dietary supplement consult

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English
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Paper
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Adriane Fugh-Berman
Publisher: 
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Philadelphia, PA

Provides information on a wide range of herbs, minerals, vitamins, amino acids, probiotics, enzymes, over-the-counter hormones and other dietary supplements commonly used by patients.

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HERB.F84 2003
ISBN 0683302736
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

The American Pharmaceutical Association practical guide to natural medicines

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Andrea Peirce
Publisher: 
William Morrow and Company, Inc.
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
New York, NY

Directs readers on how to buy and use natural medicines safely. Discusses the function of each herb/natural remedy, dosage, possible side effects and dangers.

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ALTH.P45 1999 (CWHN Offices)
ISBN 0688161510
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Includes bibliographical references.

Evaluation of food fortification with folic acid for the primary prevention of neural tube defects: executive summary, 1997-2003

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English
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Online
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Public Health Agency of Canada
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Presents the results of a population based study to evaluate the effectiveness of the public health strategy of food fortification with folic acid and to determine possible adverse effects resulting from fortification.

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ISBN 0662386167

Twelve supplements you should avoid

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English
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Online
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ConsumerReports.Org
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Yonkers, NY

Highlights 12 dietary supplements that have been linked to serious health risks.

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Is folic acid the ultimate functional food component for disease prevention?

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English
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Mark Lucock
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British Medical Journal
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
London, UK

Argues that folate used in food fortification is not a natural coenzyme and that not enough is known about the long term biological effects of exposure to unmodified synthetic folate.

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ISSN 14685833
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Includes bibliographical references.

Menstruation and menstrual conditions: herbal and dietary options for period pain

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English
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Online
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Health Research and Education Foundation Ltd.
Publisher: 
Health Research and Education Foundation Ltd.
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Melbourne, Australia

Examines the causes of pain during menstruation (dysmenorrhoea). Looks in detail at herbal and dietary options for preventing and relieving period pain. Includes links to other Cochrane reviews.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Herbal and dietary options for period pain: consumer fact sheet

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English
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Health Research and Education Foundation Ltd.
Publisher: 
Health Research and Education Foundation Ltd.
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Melbourne, Australia

Explains the causes of pain during menstruation (dysmenorrhoea). Examines whether some herbal medicines or dietary supplements can help in the relief and prevention of period pain.

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