Dr. Colbert's Guide to Vitamins and Supplements: Be Empowered to Make Well-Informed Decisions

Dr. Colbert's Guide to Vitamins and Supplements: Be Empowered to Make Well-Informed Decisions

by Don Colbert

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Dr. Colbert's Guide to Vitamins and Supplements: Be Empowered to Make Well-Informed Decisions by Don Colbert

From the author of the NEW YORK TIMES best-selling books The Seven Pillars of Health and I Can Do This Diet, along with best sellers Toxic Relief, the Bible Cure series, Living in Divine Health, Deadly Emotions, Stress Less, and What Would Jesus Eat? Dr. Don Colbert has sold more than TEN MILLION books.

Dr. Colbert’s unique, balanced, natural health approach will help readers to make sense of the overwhelming information available on vitamins and supplements, empowering them to make well informed decisions specific to their health goals.
 Whether it is to slow the aging process, lose weight, balance hormones, boost energy, or heal and prevent specific health conditions and diseases, this book will be an important tool in the hands of health conscious readers.

Don Colbert, MD, who has published more than forty books, now offers all of his advice for nutritional supplements in one volume, explaining how to:

  • Choose the best multivitamins and individual supplements—and recognize harmful and expensive ingredients to avoid
  • Create the right combination of nutrients and the proper dosage to reach your specific health goals—slowing the aging process, losing weight, balancing hormones, boosting energy, or healing and preventing disease
  • Eat the right foods to boost the benefits of your supplement program and reach your goals faster
  • Break any dietary and lifestyle habits that could be interfering with your body’s ability to fully benefit from the nutrients you ingest

 

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781629987637
Publisher: Charisma Media
Publication date: 12/06/2016
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 549,663
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author


Don Colbert, MD, is board-certified in family practice and anti-aging medicine and has received extensive training in nutritional and preventative medicine. He is the author of two NEW YORK TIMES best-selling books: The Seven Pillars of Health and Dr. Colbert’s “I Can Do This” Diet, along with best sellers Toxic Relief, the Bible Cure series, Living in Divine Health and Stress Less. He has sold more than TEN MILLION books and treated over fifty thousand patients in his more than twenty-five years of practicing medicine.

Table of Contents

Abbreviations vii

Part I The Effects of Our Nutritional Lack

Chapter 1 Your Nutritional Deficit 1

Chapter 2 What's in Your Food and Water 6

Chapter 3 Unexpected Sources of Toxins 16

Chapter 4 How Stress Depletes Your Body 23

Chapter 5 Your Weight and Metabolism 33

Part II The Building Blocks of Health

Chapter 6 An Alphabet of Nutrition: Vitamins A, C, D, E, K 43

Chapter 7 The B Vitamins: Nutrition's First Family 49

Chapter 8 Digging for Gold: Minerals and Your Body 54

Chapter 9 Your Need for Antioxidants 61

Chapter 10 Phytonutrients: The Rainbow of Health 68

Chapter 11 The Importance of Healthy Fats 77

Part III Clearing Up the Misconceptions

Chapter 12 Vitamin Confusion 87

Chapter 13 The Dangers of Mega-Dosing 90

Chapter 14 How to Pick the Right Supplement 93

Part IV An A-to-Z Guide

Chapter 15 From ADD/ADHD to Thyroid Disorders 101

Appendix A Recommended Products 209

Appendix B FODMAP Diet 212

Notes 213

Index 234

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