Fortify Your Life: Your Guide to Vitamins, Minerals, and More

Fortify Your Life: Your Guide to Vitamins, Minerals, and More

by Tieraona Low Dog M.D.


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781426216688
Publisher: National Geographic Society
Publication date: 02/02/2016
Pages: 336
Sales rank: 181,050
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

TIERAONA LOW DOG, M.D., is an internationally recognized expert in the fields of integrative medicine, dietary supplements, herbal medicine and women’s health. Dr. Low Dog has been an invited speaker to more than 550 scientific conferences, has published 45 peer-reviewed articles, written 22 chapters for medical textbooks, and published five books including National Geographic’s Life is Your Best Medicine and Healthy at Home. She is a frequent guest on the Dr. Oz show and NPR’s The People’s Pharmacy. She currently serves as the Fellowship Director for the Academy of Integrative Health and Medicine where she leads the nation’s first inter-professional graduate level training program in integrative medicine.

Table of Contents

Preface 9

Introduction 13

Chapter 1 Life Fortified 23

Chapter 2 Inside the Bottle and Behind the Label 33

Chapter 3 Vitamins 73

Chapter 4 Minerals 145

Chapter 5 Nutraceuticals 199

Chapter 6 Supplements for Common Ailments 249

Chapter 7 Making Sense of Health Information 259

Appendix 1 Your Food Journal 279

Appendix 2 Your Personalized Supplements Chart 281

Appendix 3 Laboratory Tests 285

Appendix 4 Drug-Nutrient Depletions and Interactions 297

Glossary 322

Acknowledgments 325

Index 327

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