Beata Ulewicz-Magulska, Michalina Baranowska, Marek Wesołowski

Suplementy diety

Dietary supplements. In the work basic information on dietary supplements, were given. The definition of dietary supplement, and the chemical composition of dietary supplements, along with their functions in human organism, were characterized. The data on consumption of supplements in Poland and in the World, were presented, and the reasons for huge interest in these products in societies, were described, too. Separate chapters on advantages and disadvantages of consumption of dietary supplements, and on interactions between drugs and dietary supplements, with the particular attention on reasons of these interactions, were also described. The work is finished by the chapter on control of production of dietary supplements.