From the back cover: Groundbreaking discoveries... How vitamin therapy can help you optimize health, fight disease, slow aging, and lose weight. Written by a medical expert on the use of vitamins in the prevention and treatment of disease. Latest findings on antioxidants, free radicals, and eicosinoids. All therapeutic uses of vitamins, nutrients, and minerals - alone and in combination. What's wrong with RDA guidelines - including new dietary and dosage recommendations for your maximum health benefit. Plus cutting-edge findings on the use of Folic Acid to decrease risk of cervical cancer, Beta Carotene to reduce heart disease, Chelated Zinc to boost the immune system, Calcium to decrease risk of contracting osteoporosis, Niacin to improve diabetes, Vitamin C to lower serum cholesterol, and what you can do now!