The Vitamin E Factor

Author: Andreas Papas
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0062016822
Format: PDF, Mobi
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It is too early to conclude that vitamin E has all the beneficial effects attributed to it, but even if only 25% of current expectations were to be fulfilled, vitamin E would become an important weapon against a range of chronic diseases. The book is not simply scientific and education but also a please to read.

The Complementary and Alternative Medicine Information Source Book

Author: Alan M. Rees
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1573563889
Format: PDF, Docs
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Noted health information expert Alan Rees organizes the best of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) information resources in this new guide for librarians and patients. The book is divided into twelve sections beginning with an overview of CAM terminology, safety concerns, ongoing research and education, and the movement towards integrative medicine. "Best of" lists of books, magazines, newsletters, CD-ROMs, and professional publications are augmented with contact information for several hundred CAM associations and professional groups, an extensive section on the Internet as a source of CAM-related information, and reviews of 355 popular books on CAM.

How to Stop Colds Allergies More

Author: Carole S. Ramke
Publisher: Carole Ramke
ISBN: 1477406107
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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A lighthearted account by a Texas grandmother reveals how colds and respiratory allergic reactions can be stopped in minutes, not days. No claim is made that the common cold can be cured, but rather that no cure is needed.The author says, “The misery we experience from colds is caused by the body's immune response to viral infections, not by actual tissue destruction by viruses. The resulting congestion provides a haven for the invaders, and we spend too much time trying to nurse our symptoms. Please join me in teaching one person at a time how to make the symptoms go away.”Practical advice is also given on how to block allergies, headaches, cold sores, and more.Reports from professionals pioneering in nutritional medicine are appended, with references for further information. Not only will "How to Stop Colds, Allergies and More" enable you to avoid many nuisance illnesses and conditions, but it will introduce you to some of the exciting advances in nutritional medicine in the 21st Century.

An Introduction to Biological Membranes

Author: William Stillwell
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 0444637907
Format: PDF
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Introduction to Biological Membranes: Composition, Structure and Function, Second Edition is a greatly expanded revision of the first edition that integrates many aspects of complex biological membrane functions with their composition and structure. A single membrane is composed of hundreds of proteins and thousands of lipids, all in constant flux. Every aspect of membrane structural studies involves parameters that are very small and fast. Both size and time ranges are so vast that multiple instrumentations must be employed, often simultaneously. As a result, a variety of highly specialized and esoteric biochemical and biophysical methodologies are often utilized. This book addresses the salient features of membranes at the molecular level, offering cohesive, foundational information for advanced undergraduate students, graduate students, biochemists, and membranologists who seek a broad overview of membrane science. Significantly expanded coverage on function, composition, and structure Brings together complex aspects of membrane research in a universally understandable manner Features profiles of membrane pioneers detailing how contemporary studies originated Includes a timeline of important discoveries related to membrane science

The New Wellness Encyclopedia

Author: University of California, Berkeley
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780395733455
Format: PDF, Kindle
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A medical reference that emphasizes preventive medicine offers tips on thousands of health topics including nutrition, exercise, and environment

Use Your Brain to Change Your Age

Author: Daniel G. Amen
Publisher: Harmony
ISBN: 0307888932
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Presents a companion to a PBS special that outlines an anti-aging program for retaining youthful mental clarity, improving energy, and strengthening the immune system.

Prevention of the Disease of Aging

Author: Katherine Blanchette
Publisher: Xulon Press
ISBN: 1602660794
Format: PDF, Docs
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Blanchette documents how nutrients can prevent and treat disease without the need for prescription drugs and endless doctor visits. She outlines common diseases of aging and treatment plans for those particular diseases. (Practical Life)

The Antioxidant Miracle

Author: Lester Packer
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN: 9780471297680
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Imagine there was an easy way you could keep your heart strong, your mind sharp, and your body youthful. Imagine this program could keep you young, improve your sex life, prevent cancer and heart disease, and keep your skin supple and wrinkle-free. And perhaps best of all, imagine this was something readily available at your local drugstore or natural food store. These and other benefits are the miraculous results of antioxidants. Lester Packer is the world's foremost authority on these natural healers. In The Antioxidant Miracle, he explains for the first time exactly how you can design a practical, personalized antioxidant program for disease prevention and optimal wellness. The Antioxidant Miracle is the first popular book to reveal the full range of healing benefits of lipoic acid, the most versatile and powerful antioxidant and nature's secret weapon in treating heart disease, cancer, diabetes, and liver disease. This breakthrough book also unveils the astonishing strength of the antioxidant network, the combination of vitamin E, vitamin C, lipoic acid, Co Q10, and glutathione that-when taken together in the proper amounts-battles disease and aging far more aggressively than supplements taken individually. After an accessible explanation of the science behind antioxidants, Packer and bestselling health writer Carol Colman show you how to develop your own state-of-the-art supplement regimen designed to keep your body strong, your brain at full speed, and your antioxidant network working at its peak. They include specialized supplement programs for smokers, diabetics, people with a family history of cancer or heart disease, menopausal women, athletes, and picky eaters. You'll find out how to incorporate antioxidant-rich foods easily into your diet and develop your own plan for smooth, healthy, young looking skin. And you'll discover the benefits of "booster" antioxidants-bioflavonoids like ginkgo biloba and Pycnogenol-and others like beta carotene and selenium. The Antioxidant Miracle can enhance and extend your life. Make the antioxidant miracle work for you! Advance acclaim for The Antioxidant Miracle * "Finally, a book by a renowned and active researcher that proves the value of nutritional supplements. The Antioxidant Miracle provides a shield protecting us from disease and ensuring health. The information in this book could save your life!"Julian Whitaker, M.D., Founder, Whitaker Wellness Institute and * Editor of Health and Healing. "Life is like a candle flame, and antioxidants make it burn brighter and longer. Lester Packer is the keeper of the flame. For those of us seeking to combat the debility and diseases of aging, The Antioxidant Miracle is an essential tool.-William Regelson, M.D., Coauthor of the New York Times bestseller, The Melatonin Miracle "Any health-conscious person will want to read The Antioxidant Miracle. It makes the understanding of these miracle nutrients easy to comprehend and utilize in his or her everyday life.-Earl Mindell. Author of The Herb Bible, The Vitamin Bible, and The Supplement Bible.

Critical Decisions

Author: Peter A. Ubel
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0062103881
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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“As a physician and a social scientist, Peter Ubel is unparalleled in his understanding of some of the most important decisions we are facing, or will face.” —Dan Ariely, New York Times bestselling author of Predictably Irrational “His ideas are important, his style is accessible (with the right balance of humor and compassion) and his topic is timely.” —Dan Gilbert, author of Stumbling on Happiness and host of “This Emotional Life” All too often, problems in communication between a doctor and patient can lead to bad medical decisions. As a practicing physician and a behavioral scientist, Dr. Peter Ubel has a unique understanding of this dangerous situation—and in Critical Decisions he addresses the problem while revealing a new revolution in medical decision-making. Critical Decisions combines eye-opening medical stories with groundbreaking behavioral science research, while offering important information and common sense solutions to promote better doctor/patient relationships thereby ensuring that the right decision will be made in life-saving medical situations.