---Both an overview and detailed information about key supplements
---Coverage of a broad spectrum of vitamins and minerals, herbs and botanicals, drugs, and other options
---Jargon-free explanations of how each supplement can work on the body
---Safety concerns about interactions and misuse
---Regulations imposed on the industry, and recent trends in the industry's development
---A glossary and listings of outside resources --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.