Encyclopedia of Nutritional Supplements

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Harmony | Jul 24, 1996 | 576 Pages | 7-3/8 x 9-1/8 | ISBN 9780761504108

  • Paperback$23.99

    Harmony | Jul 24, 1996 | 576 Pages | 7-3/8 x 9-1/8 | ISBN 9780761504108

Table Of Contents

Contents
Preface
Acknowledgments

Part I: Introduction to Nutritional Supplements
Terminology
Chapter Organization

1. The Emerging Role of Nutritional Supplementation in Medicine

What Exactly Is Science?
Science and Natural Medicine
The Emerging Philosophy of Medicine
Functions of Vitamins and Minerals
The Growing Popularity of Nutritional Supplementation
RDA Is Not Enough
Accessory Nutrients
An Important Caveat

Some Practical Recommendations

Recommendation 1—Take a High-Quality Multiple Vitamin and Mineral Formula
Recommendation 2—Take Extra Antiozidants
Recommendation 3—Take One Tablespoon of Flaxseed Oil Daily

Part II: Vitamins
Fat-Soluble Vitamins
Water-Soluble Vitamins
Unofficial B Vitamins

3. Vitamin A and Carotenes
4. Vitamin D
5. Vitamin E
6. Vitamin K
7. Vitamin C
8. Thiamin (Vitamin B1)
9. Riboflavin (Vitamin B2)
10. Niacin (Vitamin B3)
11. Pyridoxine (Vitamin B6)
12. Biotin
13. Pantothenic Acid (Vitamin B5) and Pantethine
14. Folic Acid
15. Cobalamin (Vitamin B12)
16. Choline
17. Inositol
Part III: Minerals
18. Calcium
19. Magnesium
20. Potassium
21. Zinc
22. Boron
23. Chromium
24. Copper
25. Iodine
26. Iron
27. Manganese
28. Molybdenum
29. Selenium
30. Silicon
31. Vanadium
Part IV: Essential Fatty Acids
32. Understanding Fats and Oils
33. Essential Fatty Acid Supplementation
Part V: Accessory Nutrients
34. Carnitine
35. Coenxyme Q10
36. Fiber Supplements
37. Flavonoids
38. Gamma-oryzanol 2
39. Glucosamine
40. Lipoic Acid
41. Medium-Chain Triglycerides
42. Melatonin
43. Phosphatidylserine
44. Probiotics
45. S-adenosylmethionine (SAM)
Part VI: Glandular Products
46. Adrenal Extracts
47. Aortic Glycosaminoglycans
48. Liver Extracts
49. Pancreatic Signs and Symptoms
50. Spleen Extracts
51. Thymus Extracts
52. Thyroid Extracts
Part VII: Quick Reference Guide for Specific Health Conditions
Acne
Age Spots
AIDS and HIV Infection
Alcoholism
Alzheimer’s Disease, Senility, and Dementia
Anemia
Angina
Anxiety
Asthma
Attention Deficit Disorder
Bladder Infections
Boils
Bronchitis and Pneumonia
Bruises
Cancer
Candidiasis
Canker Sores
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cataracts
Cerebrovascular Insufficiency
Cholesterol, Elevated Blood Levels
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Cold Sores
Common Cold
Constipation
Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis
Depression
Dzabetes
Ear Infections and Chronic Otitis Media
Eczema
Fibroid (Uterine)
Fibrocystic Breast Disease
Food Allergy
Gallstones
Glaucoma
Gout
Hay Fever
Hemorrhoids
Hepatitis
Herpes
High Blood Pressure
Hives
Hypoglycemia
Impotence
Indigestion
Inkctions
Infertility (Female)
Inkrtility (Male)
Insomnia
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Kidney Stones
Lupus
Lyme Disease
Macular Degeneration
Menopause
Migraine Headache
Multiple Sclerosis
Osteoarthritis
Osteoporosis
Parkinson’s Disease
Premenstrual Syndrome
Prostate Enlargement (BPH)
Prostatitis
Psoriasis
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rosacea
Scleroderma
Sinus Infection
Surgery Preparation and Recovery
Ulcer
Varicose Veins

References
Index

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