Drug-induced Nutrient Depletion Handbook

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Lexi-Comp, Jan 1, 2001 - Medical - 591 pages
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This work contains a complete and up-to-date listing of all drugs known to deplete the body of nutritional compounds. Alphabetically organized, 150 drugs that cause nutrient depletion are identified and cross-referenced to more detailed descriptions of the nutrients depleted and their actions. Symptoms of depletion and sources of repletion are also included. The appendices include a quick reference drug-induced nutrient depletion table, along with details on food/drug interactions and herb/nutrient depletions.

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Ross Pelton, R.Ph., Ph.D., is a pharmacist, a nutritionist, and a health educator. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin in 1966 with a degree in Pharmacy and in 1984, he received his Ph.D. in Psychology and Holistic Health from The University for Humanistic Studies in San Diego, California.

Dr. Pelton has been involved in alternative cancer work for most of the past ten years. He helped conduct studies on the relationship between breast cancer and selenium. In another study he helped document the long-term survivors for one of the alternative cancer clinics.

For the past five years, Dr. Pelton has been the administrator of Hospital Santa Monica in Baja, Mexico. Hospital Santa Monica is the largest holistic health hospital in the world offering nontoxic nutritional and metabolic therapies for the treatment of cancer and other chronic degenerative diseases.

Dr. Pelton lectures and conducts seminars internationally on a wide variety of health topics. He teaches a day-long seminar on anti-aging and life extension and conducts biological age-testing for his clients.

He has been a health educator/professional consultant to individuals and corporations and is a frequent speaker for clubs, organizations, and professional conventions.

Dr. Pelton is also the author of "Mind Food and Smart Pills, " which is the first book to focus specifically on herbs, drugs, and nutrients that increase intelligence and prevent brain aging.

For further information or consultation, please send correspondence with a #10 SASE to:

Dr. Ross Pelton

P. O. Box 81365

San Diego, CA 92138-1365

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