Supplement encyclopedia extends 916 pages
This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet
Executive SummaryThe National Institutes of Health's Office of Dietary Supplements publishes its Encyclopedia of Dietary Supplements, Second Edition, with new chapters on botanicals including aloe vera, bilberry, bitter orange, black cohosh, kava and saw palmetto. The publisher, Informa Healthcare Books, touts the 97-chapter text as "the definitive guide for anyone interested in a scientific and balanced presentation of both the science behind and the possible benefits" of supplements. The American Herbal Products Association announced July 15 that Chief Science Officer Steven Dentali and Chief Operations Officer Devon Powell contributed as co-authors of the aloe vera chapter
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