Nutrition Supplements: Vitamins, Minerals, and Non-Nutrient Supplements
- Isoflavones – chemicals found in soy that may reduce the risk of cancer and some forms of heart disease
- Glucosamine – a substance found in gristle that’s useful for osteoarthritis
- Melatonin – a hormone not found to any great extent in foods, but that is helpful for sleep
1 Bratman S, Girman A. Mosby’s Handbook of Herbs and Supplements and their Therapeutic Uses. St. Louis, MO: Mosby, Inc.;2003.