Pocket Guide to Micronutrients in Health and Disease

Pocket Guide to Micronutrients in Health and Disease

by Michael B. Zimmermann, Michael B. Zimmerman
     
 

A convenient, pocket-size guide to micronutrient therapy.

An optimal supply of vitamins, minerals and trace elements can evoke a positive change in the biochemical and metabolic processes that take place in the body. The application of this knowledge has led to the development of an effective new approach to preventing and treating a variety of diseases. The

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Overview

A convenient, pocket-size guide to micronutrient therapy.

An optimal supply of vitamins, minerals and trace elements can evoke a positive change in the biochemical and metabolic processes that take place in the body. The application of this knowledge has led to the development of an effective new approach to preventing and treating a variety of diseases. The selective use of micronutrients is a simple and practical method of nutritional therapy with clinically recognized effectiveness.

Michael Zimmermann, M.D., lecturer at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, provides into his indisputable pocket reference all the practically relevant facts of micronutrient therapy in a compact and user-friendly form.

Features:

  • Convenient overview of the individual micronutrient groups
  • Helpful organization according to age group
  • 65 clinical diagnoses with therapeutic recommendations

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781588900432
Publisher:
Thieme
Publication date:
02/24/2001
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
4.70(w) x 7.40(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

 

Foreword

 

I. The Micronutrients

- The Vitamins

  Biotin

  Folic Acid

  Niacin (Vitamin B3)

  Pantothenic Acid

  Riboflavin (Vitamin B2)

  Thiamin (Vitamin B1)

  Vitamin A (and the carotenoids)

  Vitamin B6

  Vitamin C

  Vitamin D

  Vitamin E

  Vitamin K

- The Minerals and Trace Elements

  Calcium

  Chromium

  Copper

  Fluoride

  Iodine

  Iron

  Magnesium

  Manganese

  Molybdenum

  Potassium

  Selenium

  Zinc

- The Amino Acids

  Arginine

  Branched-Chain Amino Acids: Leucine, Isoleucine and Valine

  Carnitine

  Cysteine and Glutathione

  Glutamine

  Lysine

  Methionine

  Phenylalanine and Tyrosine

  Taurine

  Tryptophan

- The Fats

  Choline and Lecithin

  Essential Fatty Acids: omega-3 and omega-6 Fatty Acids

- The Antioxidants

  Antioxidants and Free Radicals

  Coenzyme Q10

 

II. Micronutrient Supplementation Through the Lifecycle

- Women Considering Pregnancy

- Pregnancy and Lactation

- Infancy (The First Year)

  1-3 Years of Age

  >4 Years of Age and Adolescents

- Older Adulthood

 

III. Prevention and Therapy

-Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome

-Acne

-Alcohol Abuse

-Allergic Rhinitis

-Anemia

-Anxiety

-Asthma

-Cancer

-Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

-Cataract

-Cervical Dysplasia

-Cigarette Smoking

-Common Cold and Influenza

-Conjunctivitis

-Constipation and Diverticulitis

-Coronary Heat Disease and Atherosclerosis

-Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease

-Dental Caries

-Depression

-Diabetes Mellitus

-Eczema

-Epilepsy

-Fatigue

-Fibrocystic Breast Disease

-Food Sensitivities

-Gallstones

-Glaucoma

-Gingivitis and Periodontal Disease

-Heavy Metal Intoxication

-Herpes Simplex

-Hypertension and Stroke

-Hypoglycemia

-Infection

-Infertility

-Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Ulcerative Colitis and Chron's Disease

-Insomnia

-Irritable Bowel Syndrome

-Kidney Stones

-Menopause

-Migraine

-Multiple Sclerosis

-Muscle Cramps

-Obesity

-Oral Apthae

-Oral Contraceptives

-Osteoarthritis

-Osteoporosis

-Otitis Media

-Parkinson's Disease

-Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)

-Prostatic Hypertrophy

-Psoriasis

-Rheumatoid Arthritis

 

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