Dr. Whitaker’s Guide to Natural Healing

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Harmony | Jul 24, 1996 | 432 Pages | 6 x 9 | ISBN 9780761506690

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    Harmony | Jul 24, 1996 | 432 Pages | 6 x 9 | ISBN 9780761506690

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A Blueprint for Healthful Living

Table Of Contents

Contents
Part I: Real Healthcare Reform
1. The Non-Natural Roots of the Problem
National Task Force Politics
The Pharmaceutical Industry and Disease
The Industry and the Doctor
The FDA’s Role
The FDA and Dietary Supplements
Point 1: Health Claims on Supplement Labels
Point 2: Amino Acids Regulated as Drugs
Point 3: Dietary Supplement Limits
Point 4: Nonessential Nutrients as "Unsafe Food Additives"
Point 5: Herbs as Drugs
The Solution: Get Involved and Stay Involved
Chapter Summary

2. The Whitaker Wellness Program
The Definition of Health
Step 1: Adopt a Healthy Lifestyle
Step 2: Become More Active
Step 3: Take a Multiple Vitamin-Mineral Formula
Step 4: Take Extra Antioxidant Nutrients
Step 5: Take Extra Magnesium and Potassium
Step 6: Take an Omega-3 Oil Supplement
Step 7: Eat a Lowfat, High-Complex-Carbohydrate Diet
Some Practical Tips
Chapter Summary

Part II: Building Optimal Health
3. Enhancing Digestion and Elimination
Hydrochloric Acid
Heidelberg Gastric Analysis
Preventing "Heartburn"
The Small Intestine and Digestion
Pancreatic Enzymes and Digestion
The Liver, Bile, and Digestion
The Large Intestine and Digestion
Chapter Summary

4. Enhancing Detoxification
Sources of Toxins
Symptoms and Known Health Effects of Toxins
Diagnosing Toxic Conditions
A Well-Rounded Detoxification Plan
Lethal Toxicity
Chapter Summary

5. Enhancing Brain Power
Brain Function, Atherosclerosis, and Food
Brain Function and Specific Nutrients
Ginkgo biloba
Phosphatidylcholine
DHEA
Chapter Summary

6. Enhancing Adrenal Function
Stress and Burnout
Coping with Stress
Adrenal Health
Ginseng
Chapter Summary

7. Enhancing Immune Function
Pasteur, the Germ, and the Host
Magic Laughter, Stress, and Susceptibility
Lifestyle, Diet, and Resistance
The Master Gland of the Immune System
Diet and Nutrition
Echinacea and the Immune System
Chapter Summary

8. Enhancing Weight Loss
The Oprah Winfrey Example
The Whitaker Prescription for Weight Loss Through Health
Chapter Summary

Part III: Specific Health Conditions
Acne
Age Spots
Anemia
Angina
Anxiety
Arthritis
Asthma
Bladder Infection
Boils
Bronchitis and Pneumonia
Candidiasis
Canker Sores
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cataract
Cerebral Vascular Insufficiency
Cholesterol
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Cold Sores
Common Cold
Constipation
Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis
Depression
Diabetes
Ear Infection
Eczema
Fibrocystic Breast Disease
Food Allergy
Gallstones
Glaucoma
Gout
Hayfever
Headache
Heart Disease
Hemorrhoids
Hepatitis
Herpes
High Blood Pressure
Hives
Hyperactivity and Learning Disorders
Hypoglycemia
Hypothyroidism
Impotence
Insomnia
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Kidney Stones
Macular Degeneration
Menopause
Multiple Sclerosis
Osteoarthritis
Osteoporosis
Premenstrual Syndrome
Prostate Enlargement (BPH)
Prostatitis
Psoriasis
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Sinus Infection
Stroke
Ulcer
Vaginitis
Varicose Veins

Appendix: About the Whitaker Wellness Institute
References
Index

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