Nutritional Cosmetics

Author: Aaron Tabor
Publisher: William Andrew
ISBN: 0815520301
Format: PDF, ePub
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Nutritional cosmetics is an emerging area of intense research and marketing and encompasses the concept that orally consumed dietary products can support healthier and more beautiful skin. There are numerous dietary ingredients now being marketed for their potential skin health and beauty benefits and many of these are supported by growing scientific evidence. The purpose of this book is to compile the scientific evidence showing the potential benefits of some of the more extensively researched ingredients. As far as possible, information about the benefits of ingredients consumed orally for skin health is presented. The information contained in this book will help provide insights into an emerging research area and provide scientific background for the potential clinical effectiveness for some of the better researched nutricosmetic ingredients. ABOUT THE EDITORS Aaron Tabor, M.D. is the CEO of Physicians Pharmaceuticals and author of The Revival Slim & Beautiful Diet. A graduate of the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Dr. Tabor oversees all clinical research on the Revival Slim & Beautiful Diet plan, conducting randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled studies at leading hospitals in the U.S. Areas of note include weight loss, skin/hair/nail appearance, energy, menopause, PMS, cholesterol, memory, and diabetic health. He is also responsible for directing new Revival product development based on clinical research results. Robert M. Blair, Ph.D. is the Research Manager for Physicians Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and manages the daily activities of the Research and Nutrition departments. Dr. Blair received his Ph.D. from Oklahoma State University in the field of Reproductive Physiology. Before joining Physicians Pharmaceuticals, Inc., he worked as an Assistant Professor of Comparative Medicine at the Wake Forest University School of Medicine where he examined the effects of dietary soy on cardiovascular health and cognitive function. Reviews the most-popular and most-researched nutricosmetic ingredients Presents information specifically about the benefits of ingredients consumed orally for skin health Considers the benefits of whey protein, rosemary, soy – and green tea and milk thistle, specifically, for protection against sun damage and photocarcinogenesis Provides information on antioxidants, incl: potential benefits of botanical antioxidants; carotenoids; coenzyme Q10; healthy fruits; olive fruit; and natural enzymes

The Alpha Lipoic Acid Breakthrough

Author: Burt Berkson
Publisher: Harmony
ISBN: 0307755681
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The Amazing Antioxidant Everyone Is Talking About! Are you looking for an effective way to fight the effects of aging and free radical damage? Would you like to reach and maintain your body's optimal health? There may be no stronger way than with antioxidants—and there may be no stronger antioxidant than alpha lipoic acid. This remarkable coenzyme, which occurs naturally in younger bodies but gradually diminishes with age, may very well be one of our best defenses against disease and aging. In this balanced and informative book, Burt Berkson, M.D., shows you how supplementing your diet with alpha lipoic acid might help: ·Protect against heart disease ·Prevent or treat complications of diabetes ·Prevent the progression of Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease ·Protect against cancer and strokes ·Fight chronic liver disease ·Combat the aging process ·And much more! Revealing the science behind this amazing antioxidant, Alpha Lipoic Acid Breakthrough provides a plan of action for improving your health starting now! From the Trade Paperback edition.

The UltraSimple Diet

Author: Mark Hyman
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781416560012
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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The UltraSimple Diet is the New York Times bestselling weight loss plan for diet detox, based on UltraMetabolism, which exploded the myths of dieting, including “eat less, exercise more.” Dr. Hyman’s accelerated, safe diet plan will help you lose ten pounds in only seven days. In The UltraSimple Diet, Dr. Hyman reveals his revolutionary accelerated plan which, if properly followed, allows a person to lose ten pounds in just seven days. Many people who thought they were just doomed to be fat, or had “no willpower,” will see that they are actually suffering from inflammation brought on by foods that have a toxic effect on the body. By cutting these toxins out of our diets, we can achieve fast and easy weight loss. Each day of the plan features menus, exercise routines, relaxation and stress reduction exercises, and a few blank pages in order for the reader to keep a journal of his or her progress. Dr. Hyman also discusses the philosophy of maintaining a healthy lifestyle, along with its practical ramifications, i.e. keeping the weight off. The UltraSimple Diet is based on his New York Times bestselling book, UltraMetabolism, which explores the cutting-edge science of nutrigenomics—the science of how food talks to our genes. Reprogram your body to automatically lose weight by turning on the messages of weight loss and health and turning off the messages of weight gain and disease.

The Athlete s Guide to Sports Supplements

Author: Kimberly Mueller
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 0736093699
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Presents a guide to sports supplements, providing descriptions, benefits, dosage recommendations, research studies and outcomes, and possible health concerns.

The New American Diet

Author: Stephen Perrine
Publisher: Rodale Books
ISBN: 1605292273
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Unbelievable, impossible--but true! Based on the latest nutritional and environmental science, The New American Diet will turn modern weight-loss thinking on its head, and change the way you eat, look and live--for good! In this groundbreaking new 6-week weight-loss plan, based on the latest research and test-driven by 400 people--men and women who lost an average of 15 pounds in just 6 weeks!--authors Stephen Perrine and Heather Hurlock expose the truth about scores of recently discovered obesity-causing chemicals lurking in the American diet, chemicals so hazardous to our weight that researchers have coined a new phrase for them: "Obesogens." The New American Diet unveils the first diet plan to reverse "the obesogen effect" and strip off 10, 20, 30 pounds or more! Discover why your weight isn't your fault, and why calories eaten and calories burned are only the beginning of the story. Learn how to lose weight while eating all your favorite foods--steak, pasta, ice cream and even chocolate--by breaking free of the "Old American Diet" myths that are keeping us fat.