The Natural Pharmacist guides are designed to cut through the hype usually associated with natural medicine. Formatted for easy comprehension and enjoyment, these books will give readers the balanced information they need to make informed decisions about their health. In this book readers will find the latest research on natural therapies that will improve their performance on the field or court, including creatine, carnitine, phosphatidylserine, conjugated linoleic acid, NADH, HMB, Pyruvate and Dihydroxyacetone, glucosamine, protease, glycerol, MCT, DHEA, Androstenedione, ginseng, suma, ashawaganda, guarana, tribulus, and ciwujia. Positive and negative studies and anecdotes accompany each suggestion, as well as benefits and risks of the natural treatments.