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Doctor's Vitamin and Mineral Encyclopedia

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Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

In this comprehensive book, Dr. Sheldon Saul Hendler has compiled the most complete, authoritative, and up-to-date guide to nutritional supplements ever published. Ranging from Vitamin A to Zinc, from fish oil to ginseng, more than 200 entries for vitamins, minerals, amino acids, herbs, and other dietary supplements:

x separate proven therapeutic benefits from unsubstantiated claims
x evaluate the supplement's possible positive and negative effects
x recommend dosages and nutrient sources for promoting specific health goals

Dr. Hendler also provides nutrient formulas based on thorough medical research that can help to:

x lower cholesterol
x fight cancer
x speed weight loss
x build immunity
x alleviate pain
x maintain good health

With an index that includes symptoms and disorders to provide easy reference, the Encyclopedia will prove an invaluable resource to anyone interested in achieving and maintaining good health through the use of sound nutritional information.

Synopsis:

In this comprehensive book, Dr. Sheldon Saul Hendler has compiled the most complete, authoritative, and up-to-date guide to nutritional supplements ever published. Ranging from Vitamin A to Zinc, from fish oil to ginseng, more than 200 entries for vitamins, minerals, amino acids, herbs, and other dietary supplements:

* separate proven therapeutic benefits from unsubstantiated claims

* evaluate the supplement's possible positive and negative effects

* recommend dosages and nutrient sources for promoting specific health goals

Dr. Hendler also provides nutrient formulas based on thorough medical research that can help to:

* lower cholesterol

* fight cancer

* speed weight loss

* build immunity

* alleviate pain

* maintain good health

With an index that includes symptoms and disorders to provide easy reference, the Encyclopedia will prove an invaluable resource to anyone interested in achieving and maintaining good health through the use of sound nutritional information.

Table of Contents

Contents

Part one the micronutrient revolution

ONE — What This Book Can Do for You That No Other Book Can

TWO — Medical "Miracles" From Micronutrients and Other Substances

Part two the supplement supermarket

THREE — How to Use This Part of the Book

FOUR — Vitamins Introduction

Vitamin A/Beta-Carotene

Vitamin B1 (Thiamin)

Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)

Vitamin B3 (Niacin)

Vitamin B6

Vitamin B12

Biotin

Folic Acid

Pantothenic Acid and Pantethine

Vitamin C

Vitamin D

Vitamin E

Vitamin K

FiVE — Minerals Introduction

Boron

Calcium

Chromium

Copper

Fluorine

Germanium

Iodine

Iron

Magnesium

Manganese

Molybdenum

Phosphorus

Potassium

Selenium

Silicon

Vanadium

Zinc

SIX — Amino Acids Introduction

L-Arginine (With a Note on Ornithine)

L-Aspartic Acid

Branched-Chain Amino Acids

L-Cysteine (and Glutathione)

L-Glutamine/L-Glutamic Acid

Glycine

L-Histidine

L-Lysine

L-Methionine and Taurine

L-Phenylalanine, D-Phenylalanine, DL-Phenylalanine

L- Tryptophan

L- Tyrosine

SEVEN — Nucleic Acids and Derivatives Introduction

DNA and RNA

Adenosine

Inosine and Isoprinosine

Orotic Acid

EIGHT — Lipids and Derivatives Introduction

AL 721

Fish Oils/EPA and DHA

Gamma-Linolenic Acid and Oil of Evening Primrose

Glycosphingolipids

Inositol (Myo-Inositol) and Phosphatidylinositol

Lecithin/Phosphatidylcholine/Choline

Liposomes

Lipotropes/Activated Lipotropes

Monolaurin and Caprylic Acid

Phosphatidylserine and Phosphatidylethanolamine

NINE — Herbs Introduction

Aconite

Alfalfa

Aloe Vera and Derivatives

Angelica/Dong Quai

Astragalus

Bayberry Root Bark

Black Cohosh

Blessed Thistle

Buchu

Burdock

Butcher's Broom

Capsicum/Hot Peppers

Cascara Sagrada

Catnip

Chamomile

Chaparral

Chickweed

Comfrey/Allantoin

Cruciferous Vegetables

Damiana

Dandelion

Devil's Claw

Echinacea

Ephedra/Ma-Huang

Euphorbia

Eyebright

Fennel

Fenugreek

Feverfew

Forskolin

Fo-Ti

Garlic and Onions

Ginger

Ginkgo

Ginseng

Goldenseal

Gotu Kola

Hawthorn

Herbal Analgesic Ointments and Oils

Herbal Fiber

Horsetail Grass

Juniper

Kava Kava

Licorice

Ligustrum

Melaleuca

Marshmallow

Mexican Wild Yam

Milk Thistle

Mistletoe/Iscador

Mullein

Myrrh

Nettle

Oats

Parsley

Pau d'arco

Quinine

Red Clover

Red Raspberry

Saint John's Wort

Sarsaparilla

Schizandra

Senna

Skullcap

Slippery Elm

Triphala

Uva Ursi

Valerian

Walnuts

Wheat Grass/Barley Grass

White Oak

Yellow Dock

Yohimbine

TEN — Other Supplements Introduction

Acidophilus/Yogurt/Kefir, etc.

Biofiavonoids

Brewer's Yeast/Skin Respiratory Factor/Glucan

Coenzyme Q10

Dietary Fiber

Enzymes (Including Wobe Mugos)

L-Carnitine

Lipoic Acid

Mushrooms: Shiitake and Rei-Shi

PABA

Pangamic Acid/DMG ("Vitamin B-15")

Royal Jelly

Seaweeds and Derivatives

Spirulina and Chlorella

Succinates and Cytochromes

Wheat Germ/Wheat-Germ Oil/Octacosanol

ELEVEN — Other Substances Introduction

Aspirin

Bee and Flower Pollen

BHA and BHT

Charcoal

Chondroitin Sulfate

Deaner (DMAE)

Dextran Sulfate (With a Note on Heparin)

DHEA

DMSO

Experimental Immunomodulators

Fruit Acids

Gerovital H3

Glandulars

Hyaluronic Acid

Hyperbaric Oxygen

Memory Enhancers

Minoxidil and Other Baldness Remedies

Oscillococcinum

Other Oxygen "Therapies"

Sanguinaria, Chlorhexidine and Other Mouthwashes

SOD and LIPSOD

Testosterone and Steroids

Thymic Therapies

Transfer Factor

Part three a fortune in formulas for better health

TWELVE — The Basic Formulas for Health Maintenance

Basic Formula for Adult Men

Basic Formula for Women (Premenopausal Women Not on the

Pill)

Basic Formula for Teenagers

Basic Formula for Children (From Age Four to Teenage Years)

THIRTEEN — Special Formulas for Women

Formula for Women Using Oral Contraceptives

Formula for Pregnant Women

Formula for Postmenopausal Women

Formula for Women with Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)

FOURTEEN — Miscellaneous Formulas

Formula for Cholesterol Control

Formula for Cardiovascular Protection

Formula for Cancer Protection

Formula for Weight Loss

Formula for Athletes

Formula for Smokers, Non-Smokers Exposed to Cigarette Smoke and Those Exposed to High Levels of Environmental Pollutants

Formula for Those with Inhalant (Respiratory) and Food Allergies/Sensitivities

Formula for Those with Arthritis, Headaches, Fibrositis and Other Painful Disorders

Formula for Hospitalized Patients (Surgical and Medical) and Those Scheduled for Surgery

Formula for Those with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Formula for Chronic Viral Syndromes (HIV Infection, ARC, AIDS, Herpes, CMV, EBV)

Formula for Colds

FIFTEEN — Consumer Concerns: Questions and Answers

SIXTEEN — Drug/Vitamin/Mineral Interactions

Bibliography

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780671740924
Author:
Hindler, Sheldon Saul
Author:
Hendler, Sheldon Saul
Author:
Hendler, Sheldon Saul
Publisher:
Simon & Schuster
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Nutrition
Subject:
Vitamins
Subject:
Healthy Living
Subject:
Physiology
Subject:
Minerals in the body
Copyright:
Edition Description:
B102
Publication Date:
19910815
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
496
Dimensions:
9.17x7.44x1.26 in. 1.48 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , In this comprehensive book, Dr. Sheldon Saul Hendler has compiled the most complete, authoritative, and up-to-date guide to nutritional supplements ever published. Ranging from Vitamin A to Zinc, from fish oil to ginseng, more than 200 entries for vitamins, minerals, amino acids, herbs, and other dietary supplements:

* separate proven therapeutic benefits from unsubstantiated claims

* evaluate the supplement's possible positive and negative effects

* recommend dosages and nutrient sources for promoting specific health goals

Dr. Hendler also provides nutrient formulas based on thorough medical research that can help to:

* lower cholesterol

* fight cancer

* speed weight loss

* build immunity

* alleviate pain

* maintain good health

With an index that includes symptoms and disorders to provide easy reference, the Encyclopedia will prove an invaluable resource to anyone interested in achieving and maintaining good health through the use of sound nutritional information.

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