Fight Alzheimer s with Vitamins and Antioxidants

Author: Kedar N. Prasad
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 162055318X
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The most complete and up-to-date resource on the powerful benefits of nutritional supplements for the treatment and prevention of Alzheimer’s disease • Provides an easy-to-follow program of supplements to optimize the benefits of Alzheimer’s treatment and maximize the impact of prevention strategies • Shows how standard treatments do not counteract the oxidative stress and chronic inflammation at the source of Alzheimer’s • Also addresses related complications and symptoms such as altered sleep patterns, memory impairment, and behavior changes like depression and anger In this practical scientific guide, leading researcher in cancer, heart disease, and diabetes prevention Kedar N. Prasad, Ph.D., reveals the latest revolutionary discoveries on the use of antioxidants to prevent and treat Alzheimer’s disease. He details how the proper combinations of vitamin and antioxidant supplements can greatly increase the effectiveness of standard medical treatments for Alzheimer’s as well as delay or even prevent onset despite a family history of the disease. Prasad shows how oxidative stress and chronic inflammation play a significant role in the initiation and progression of neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s. He provides an easy-to-follow daily supplement regime for multiple age groups to target free radical damage and inflammation and stop the progression of Alzheimer’s and related complications such as altered sleep patterns, memory impairment, and behavior changes like depression and anger. Reviewing the scientific research on supplements and Alzheimer’s, he debunks the flawed conclusions of the neurological community that vitamins and antioxidants are ineffective, revealing how their studies focused on specific micronutrients used alone rather than synergistic combinations. Offering the missing complement to the standard care of medications promoted by mainstream medicine, this guide provides a truly holistic approach to Alzheimer’s prevention, treatment, and care.

Fight Parkinson s and Huntington s with Vitamins and Antioxidants

Author: Kedar N. Prasad
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1620554348
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The most up-to-date resource on the powerful benefits of nutritional supplements for the treatment of Parkinson’s and Huntington’s disease • Provides an easy-to-follow program of supplements to optimize the benefits of treatment, slow the progression of symptoms, and help delay onset in those predisposed to these diseases • Shows how specific combinations of antioxidants counteract the oxidative stress and chronic inflammation at the root of these diseases • Based on more than 35 years of scientific and medical research In this practical scientific guide, micronutrient researcher Kedar N. Prasad, Ph.D., reveals the latest revolutionary discoveries on the use of antioxidants to treat Parkinson’s and Huntington’s disease. He details how the proper combinations of vitamin and antioxidant supplements, along with polyphenic compounds such as curcumin and resveratrol, can greatly increase the effectiveness of standard medical treatments for these diseases, slowing the progression of symptoms as well as delaying onset despite family history. Prasad shows how oxidative stress and chronic inflammation play a significant role in the initiation and progression of neurodegenerative diseases like Parkinson’s and Huntington’s disease. He provides an easy-to-follow daily supplement regimen to target free-radical damage and inflammation and slow the progression of these diseases. Reviewing the scientific research on micronutrients and neurodegenerative disease, he debunks the flawed conclusions of the neurological community that vitamins and antioxidants are ineffective, revealing how their studies focused on specific micronutrients used alone rather than synergistic combinations. Offering a safe self-help complement to standard medications, this guide provides a truly holistic approach to the prevention and treatment of both Parkinson’s and Huntington’s disease.

Fighting Cancer with Vitamins and Antioxidants

Author: Kedar N. Prasad
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1594778078
Format: PDF, ePub
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The most up-to-date and complete resource on the powerful benefits of micronutrients for cancer treatment and prevention • Written by the nation’s leading expert on vitamins and cancer research • Reveals how to maximize the benefits of your cancer treatment program while minimizing the side effects of chemotherapy and radiation • Shows how to counteract the carcinogenic effects of dental X-rays, CT scans, mammograms, cell phones, and other unavoidable hazards of modern life • Provides an easy-to-follow program of nutritional supplements to improve your odds of avoiding and beating cancer Despite extensive research and the development of new treatments and drugs, the U.S. mortality rate from cancer has not changed during the past several decades. Yet there are promising nutritional ways of avoiding and even beating cancer. In this completely revised and expanded edition, leading anticancer researcher Kedar N. Prasad and doctor K. Che Prasad reveal the latest revolutionary discoveries in the use of antioxidants and micro-nutrients to prevent and treat cancer--and also help with heart disease, Alzheimer’s, and Parkinson’s. Providing a simple nutritional program to follow, the authors show how micro-nutrients, vitamins, and antioxidants can enhance the beneficial effects of conventional cancer treatments, decrease their toxic side effects, improve long-term prognosis, and reduce the risk of new cancer. Explaining how antioxidants regulate gene expression and cancer heredity, the authors detail how to counteract the risks of dental and medical X-rays, CT scans, mammograms, cell phones, frequent flying, and other unavoidable hazards of modern life; reduce the oxidative stress of free radicals in the blood; and decrease chronic inflammation. Reviewing recent studies, they deflate the controversies surrounding the use of antioxidants in cancer treatment, revealing everything from the reason why many vitamins in foods are destroyed during storage to the surprising role of selenium in cancer prevention.

The Encyclopedia of Alzheimer s Disease

Author: Carol Turkington
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 1438120923
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This encyclopaedia presents up-to-date information on the physical, emotional and intellectual conditions that affect an Alzheimer's sufferer. It also examines research on prevention, causes and treatments, and the social issues surrounding the disease.

Fight Diabetes with Vitamins and Antioxidants

Author: Kedar N. Prasad
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1620552973
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The most up-to-date and complete resource on the powerful benefits of micronutrients for diabetes treatment and prevention • Provides an easy-to-follow program of nutritional supplements to halt progression of diabetes and its complications and to improve your odds of avoiding diabetes • Shows how merely changing your diet and activity level cannot fully counteract the chronic inflammation and free radical damage at the source of diabetes and prediabetes • Debunks the flawed conclusions of the medical community that show vitamins and antioxidants to be ineffective for diabetes treatment In this practical yet scientific guide, leading researcher in cancer, heart disease, and diabetes prevention Kedar N. Prasad, Ph.D., reveals the latest revolutionary discoveries on the use of antioxidants and micronutrients to treat diabetes. He details how the proper combinations of vitamin and antioxidant supplements can greatly increase the effectiveness of standard medical treatments to halt and even reverse the progression of both type I and type II diabetes and prevent onset in those who are diagnosed as prediabetic. Prasad shows how chronic inflammation, oxidative stress, and free radical damage are the chief culprits for the progression of diabetes and its complications and that merely changing your diet and activity level and regulating blood glucose levels cannot fully counteract this unhealthy internal state. He provides an easy-to-follow daily supplement regime for both diabetics and prediabetics in multiple age groups to target free radical damage and cell injury and stop the progression of diabetes complications. Reviewing much of the scientific research on diabetes treatment, he debunks the flawed conclusions of the medical community that vitamins and antioxidants are ineffective, revealing how the studies focused on specific micronutrients rather than synergistic combinations. Offering the missing complement to the standard care of diet, exercise, and lifestyle changes promoted by mainstream medicine, this guide provides a truly holistic approach to diabetes prevention, treatment, and care.

Treat Concussion TBI and PTSD with Vitamins and Antioxidants

Author: Kedar N. Prasad
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1620554364
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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The most up-to-date resource on nutritional supplements for the prevention and improved management of concussive injury, TBI, and PTSD • Provides an easy-to-follow program of supplements to optimize the benefits of treatment programs and offer a method of prevention beyond the use of helmets • Shows how standard treatments do not address the oxidative stress, chronic inflammation, and high glutamate levels that promote brain injury progression • Explains how single micronutrients do not provide the same preventive benefits as the synergistic combinations explored in the book The human brain is highly complex. When brain injury strikes, whether from a blow to the head or the shock of physical or emotional trauma, successful treatment requires a multilevel approach, taking into account the health of the brain prior to injury. Multilevel, complementary treatment approaches can also be applied to strengthen the uninjured brain and help prevent neurological injury for those at high risk of concussion, post-traumatic stress disorder, and traumatic brain injury. In this practical scientific guide, leading researcher in cancer, heart disease, and Alzheimer’s prevention Kedar N. Prasad, Ph.D., reveals the latest revolutionary discoveries on the use of antioxidants and micronutrients to manage and prevent concussive injury, TBI, and PTSD. He explains that increased oxidative stress, chronic inflammation, and glutamate release are common underlying factors in these conditions and should be addressed for improved management. He debunks the flawed conclusions of the neurological community that vitamins and antioxidants are ineffective for these conditions, revealing how their studies focused on specific micronutrients rather than synergistic combinations. The author details his easy-to-follow supplement program to treat and prevent these injuries, outlining the correct daily amounts and proper combinations of vitamins, antioxidants, micronutrients, and polyphenolic compounds such as curcumin and resveratrol. Offering the missing complement to standard medical care of brain injury as well as a form of prevention beyond the use of helmets, this guide provides a truly holistic approach to the prevention and management of concussive injury, TBI, and PTSD.

The Alzheimer s Disease Prevention Blueprint

Author: Catherine Levenstein
Publisher: Positive Steps Publishing
ISBN: 1484145089
Format: PDF, Docs
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This book uncovers the latest research on what can be done to avoid, prevent or at the very least delay the onset and progression of Alzheimer's. In this book medical researcher Catherine Levenstein shows you: What are the risk factors you are inadvertently exposing yourself to What you should be doing on a daily basis to help prevent Alzheimer's What you need to know if you suspect you or a loved one might have Alzheimer's What small but significant steps you can take to mitigate the known risks of developing Alzheimer's What can be done to slow the progression of Alzheimer's disease

Oxidative Stress and Neurodegenerative Disorders

Author: G. Ali Qureshi
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 9780080489490
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Oxidative stress is the result of an imbalance in pro-oxidant/antioxidant homeostasis that leads to the generation of toxic reactive oxygen species. Brain cells are continuously exposed to reactive oxygen species generated by oxidative metabolism, and in certain pathological conditions defense mechanisms against oxygen radicals may be weakened and/or overwhelmed. DNA is a potential target for oxidative damage, and genomic damage can contribute to neuropathogenesis. It is important therefore to identify tools for the quantitative analysis of DNA damage in models on neurological disorders. This book presents detailed information on various neurodegenerative disorders and their connection with oxidative stress. This information will provide clinicians with directions to treat these disorders with appropriate therapy and is also of vital importance for the drug industries for the design of new drugs for treatment of degenerative disorders. * Contains the latest information on the subject of neurodegenerative disorders * Reflects on various factors involved in degeneration and gives suggestions for how to tackle these problems

Antioxidants in Food Vitamins and Supplements

Author: Amitava Dasgupta
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 0124059171
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Antioxidants in Food, Vitamins and Supplements bridges the gap between books aimed at consumers and technical volumes written for investigators in antioxidant research. It explores the role of oxidative stress in the pathophysiology of various diseases as well as antioxidant foods, vitamins, and all antioxidant supplements, including herbal supplements. It offers healthcare professionals a rich resource of key clinical information and basic scientific explanations relevant to the development and prevention of specific diseases. The book is written at an intermediate level, and can be easily understood by readers with a college level chemistry and biology background. Covers both oxidative stress-induced diseases as well as antioxidant-rich foods (not the chemistry of antioxidants) Contains easy-to-read tables and figures for quick reference information on antioxidant foods and vitamins Includes a glycemic index and a table of ORAC values of various fruits and vegetables for clinicians to easily make recommendations to patients