The Complete Guide to Health and Nutrition (Google eBook)

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Random House Publishing Group, Sep 23, 2009 - Health & Fitness - 608 pages
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The ultimate sourcebook from America's leading alternative health expert.

Yes, you can feel better, look better, and extend the best years of your life through proper nutrition and exercise. And there is no better guide to optimum health than this classic reference and sourcebook.

Compiled by Gary Null, Ph.D., America's leading health and fitness expert, a TV regular and host of his own nationally syndicated radio program, this invaluable resource offers a comprehensive overview of protein, carbohydrates, lipids, vitamins and minerals with the facts about their role in maintaining and restoring health.

Learn what's in the food you eat and what it can do for--and to--you. Discover the pros and cons of supplements, which to take, how to take them and safe and effective dosages for each. Find out:

The best way to lower high blood pressure and lose weight
How to know if you're getting enough--or too much--protein
The role of sugar in cardiovascular disease
The best foods--and supplements--to meet changing nutritional needs
Why exercise is more important than diet for weight control, and which  exercise is best of all
The vitamin that slows down the aging process
Why you may be inviting heart disease when you eliminate all cholesterol-containing foods from your diet

Gary Null cuts through the myths and hype and presents the facts: everything you need to know about living well every day of your life.


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Contents

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
INTRODUCTION
PROTEIN
ENERGY AND FIBER FORHEALTH
Is There a Connection?
A Tool to Explore the SugarHeart Disorders Link
The Usefulness of Animal Studies
Summary
Fiber and Your Health
HOW FATS AND OILSAFFECT YOUR HEALTH
VITAMINS
VITAMIN C FOR HEALTH
DETOXIFY WITH C
LIVE LONGER WITH VITAMIN C
VITAMIN C HELPS PROTECT YOU FROM CANCER
VITAMIN C KEEPS YOUR CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM CLEAR AND HEALTHY

Unhealthy Sugar vs a Healthy Heart
How Do Diabetes and Refined Carbohydrates Affect Your Cardiovascular Profile?
An Anticholesterol Factor
Summary
Yesterday and Today
Sucrose Elevates Blood Fats
Fructose vs Sugar
What We Know About Sugar and CHD from Animal Experiments
Summary
The SugarHypertension Connection
Evidence Is Clear
To Keep Your Insulin Levels DownReduce Sugar
All It Takes Is Sugar
Summary
Preventing Diabetes
The DiabetesCarbohydrate Link
Are You a Special Risk?
Exercise and Diabetes
Summary
Can Dietary Supplements Help Prevent Diabetes?
Could This Happen to You?
How Is It Linked to Diabetes?
Summary
Malabsorption
Sugar Trouble and the Pill
Sugar and the Pathogenic Bacteria
Children or Their Grandparents?
Summary
Another CarbohydrateCaused Disorder
Summary
Sugar and Hyperactivity
Sugar Learning Disability and Criminal Behavior
It Works in Rehabilitating Adult Criminals Too
Summary
VITAMIN C FOR HEAT TOLERANCE
VITAMIN C AND WOMEN
A Practical Guide to Using Vitamin C
Summary
The Sunshine Vitamin D
The Super Nutrition Factor
Vitamin K
Bioflavonoids
MINERALS
A Practical Guide to Using Iron
Summary
The MastermindMineral
The Activator
The BodysFactotum
A Practical Guide to Using Phosphorus
Summary
Sodiums Partner
Micromight Selenium
Sodium
Zinc
NOTES
CALCIUM
CHROMIUM
IODINE
IRON
MAGNESIUM
MANGANESE
PHOSPHORUS
POTASSIUM
SELENIUM
SODIUM
ZINC
BIBLIOGRAPHY
Copyright

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About the author (2009)

Gary Null, Ph.D., is the author of over fifty books, including Get Healthy Now!, Gary Null's Ultimate Anti-Aging Program, and The Encyclopedia of Natural Healing. A sought-after lecturer, educator, and environmentalist, he is also the host of the longest-running nationally syndicated health radio program in America, Natural Living with Gary Null. He lives in New York City.


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