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Quick Guide to Vitamins, Minerals, and Supplements: Use This Handy Reference for Your Natural Prescription for Health

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Give your body exactly what it's asking for!From A to Z, there are thousands of vitamins, minerals and supplements--all claiming to improve your health! Not all of these are right for you. Your body may be trying to send you a message. Are you listening?Nutritionally depleted agriculture, the invention of fast food and high levels of stress cause your body to cry out for assistance. But how do you know what to take, how much and when? This easy-to-read "mini-encyclopedia" of supplements will help you live ...
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Give your body exactly what it's asking for!From A to Z, there are thousands of vitamins, minerals and supplements--all claiming to improve your health! Not all of these are right for you. Your body may be trying to send you a message. Are you listening?Nutritionally depleted agriculture, the invention of fast food and high levels of stress cause your body to cry out for assistance. But how do you know what to take, how much and when? This easy-to-read "mini-encyclopedia" of supplements will help you live longer, feel better and experience optimal health.Stop playing guessing games with your health!In this easy access guide, Dr. Pensanti has researched and listed essential supplements alphabetically, and she provides you with pertinent information about each. You'll even find disease-specific supplements at your fingertips for easy reference and answers to questions like these:
  • What are the five best supplements for someone with heart disease or cancer?
  • If I don't have enough vitamins or minerals in my body, what happens?
  • Which foods naturally provide these vitamins and minerals?
  • Which supplements help men prevent prostate problems?
  • How much should I take, and how often?
Feel safe about supplements!More than just maintaining optimal health and feeling better overall, these vitamins, minerals, amino acids and supplements can actually help prevent and reverse certain diseases.
 
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780884198871
  • Publisher: Charisma Media
  • Publication date: 8/16/2002
  • Pages: 224
  • Product dimensions: 6.08 (w) x 9.02 (h) x 0.69 (d)

Meet the Author

Helen Pensanti, M.D. graduated cum laude from Chapman University in California. Her popular television show, Doctor to Doctor, is seen nationally on the TBN cable network. Dr. Pensanti also appears as a panelist on TBN on various Doctor's Night programs where she shares the latest updates in women's health issues.

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Table of Contents

Introduction x
Before You Read On xiii
Vitamins 1
Vitamin A 2
Vitamin B Complex 4
Vitamin B1 5
Vitamin B2 7
Vitamin B3 8
Vitamin B5 10
Vitamin B6 12
Vitamin B12 14
Biotin 16
Choline 18
Folic Acid 20
Inositol 22
PABA 23
Bioflavonoids 25
Vitamin C 27
Vitamin D 30
Vitamin E 32
Vitamin K 34
Minerals 37
Boron 38
Calcium 39
Chromium 42
Copper 43
Iodine 45
Iron 46
Magnesium 48
Manganese 50
Potassium 51
Selenium 53
Vanadium 55
Zine 57
Amino Acids 59
Creatine 60
Glutathione 62
L-Arginine 64
L-Carnitine 66
L-Glutamine 68
L-Phenylalanine 70
L-Tyrosine 72
Lysine 74
N-Acetylcysteine 75
Taurine 76
Other Natural Supplements 77
Acidophilus/Probiotics 78
Aloe Vera 80
Alpha Lipoic Acid 82
Androstenedione 84
Avena Sativa 85
Beta-Glucan 86
Bilberry 88
Black Cohosh 89
Chondroitin 90
Coenzyme Q-10 92
DHEA 94
DMAE 96
Dong Quai 97
Echinacea 98
EFAs--Essential Fatty Acids 100
Feverfew 103
Ginkgo Biloba 104
Ginseng 106
Glucosamine 108
Grape Seed Extract (Pyenogenol) 110
Green Tea 112
Gugulipid 114
Hawthorn 115
IP6 116
Isoflavones 117
Kava 119
Lecithin 121
Licorice Root 122
Lutein 124
Melatonin 125
Milk Thistle 127
MSM 128
NADH 130
Natural Progesterone 131
Olive Leaf Extract 134
Oregano Oil 135
Phosphatidylserine (PS) 137
Pregnenolone 138
Pygeum 140
Red Clover 141
SAM-e 143
Saw Palmetto 144
Serotonin 145
St. John's Wort 146
Tribulus Terrestris 148
Valerian Root 149
Yohimbe 150
Recommendations for Common Conditions 153
Acne 154
Allergies/Hayfever 155
Alzheimer's Disease 156
Anemia 157
Angina 159
Antiaging Supplements 160
Anxiety 161
Arthritis 162
Asthma 163
Breast Cancer 165
Cancer 166
Candida Albicans 168
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome 169
Circulation Problems 171
Cold/Flu 172
Cold Sores/Herpes Simplex 173
Depression 174
Diabetes 175
Diabetic Neuropathy 176
Eczema/Dry Skin 177
Emphysema, Respiratory Health, Bronchitis 178
Eye Health 179
Fatigue 181
Fibrocystic Breast Disease 182
Fibromyalgia 183
Fungal Infections 184
Gastrointestinal Problems 185
Hair Health 187
Headaches 189
Heart Arrythmias 190
Heart Disease 191
Herpes 193
High Blood Pressure 194
High Cholesterol 195
Immune System 197
Impotence 198
Insomnia 199
Libido Loss 201
Liver Problems 202
Menopause 203
Menstrual Cramps 205
Mental Function/Memory 206
Miscarriage 208
Osteoporosis 209
Periodontal Disease 210
PMS 211
Prostate 212
Psoriasis 213
Rheumatoid Arthritis 215
Sexual Energy 216
Skin Problems 217
Sperm Deficiency (Low Sperm Count) 218
Stress/Adrenal Health 219
Tinnitus (Ringing in Ears) 220
Urinary Tract Infections 221
Viral Infections 222
Weight Loss/Appetite Suppressants 223
Wrinkles 224
Three Winning Ws 227
Resource Guide 230
Notes 232
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