Vitamins: What the Pharmacist Should Know
Wyandt, Christy M; Williamson, John S, Drug Topics
Most pharmacies today have a large inventory of vitamin supplements for sale, and the pharmacist is the key health-care professional available to provide information to the consumer about the appropriate use of these products. The primary purpose of this article is to provide sufficient information to the pharmacist about the traditional and emerging uses of vitamin supplements.
Vitamins and the diet The diet is the source of many nutrients that can be classifed as:
energy-yielding dietary components (carbohydrates, fats, and proteins);
sources of essential and nonessential amino acids (proteins); minerals; and
vitamins (water-soluble and lipid-soluble …
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Publication information: Article title: Vitamins: What the Pharmacist Should Know. Contributors: Wyandt, Christy M; Williamson, John S - Author. Magazine title: Drug Topics. Volume: 141. Issue: 14 Publication date: July 21, 1997. Page number: 74+. © Advanstar Communications, Inc. Jan 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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