Optimal Nutrition for Optimal Health

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McGraw Hill Professional, Oct 17, 2001 - Sports & Recreation - 269 pages

Debunks popular health myths with solid, practical nutrition facts

This authoritative, thorough, and scientifically sound guide to nutrition and wellness provides information on weight loss, detoxification, low cholesterol, better digestion, mercury poisoning, cholesterol--and more! Optimal Nutrition for Optimal Health covers the same topics as current bestsellers such as Prescription for Nutritional Healing and The Nutrition Bible in as great a depth--but in a smaller, handier trim size and at a much more affordable price.

 

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Contents

Chapter 1 THE IMPORTANCE OF PROPER DIGESTION
1
Chapter 2 FOOD COMBINING PRINCIPLES
13
THE TOXIC TREAT
43
A GOOD FOOD MADE TOXIC
71
THE GREAT MYTH
85
ANOTHER SOURCE OF TOXINS
103
Chapter 7 THE NEED FOR WATER
111
Chapter 8 THE IMPORTANCE OF PROPER SUPPLEMENTATION
123
Chapter 10 PRACTICAL SUGGESTIONS
175
A FINAL NOTE FROM THE AUTHOR
187
APPENDIX I
191
APPENDIX II
201
NOTES
205
BIBLIOGRAPHY
219
INDEX
225
Copyright

Chapter 9 TOXIC BLOCKS TO GOOD HEALTH AND OPTIMAL WEIGHT
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Page 211 - KARK JD, SMITH AH, HAMES CG. The relationship of serum cholesterol to the incidence of cancer in Evans County, Georgia.
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Page 208 - Otto CM, Lind BK, Kitzman DW, et al: Association of aortic-valve sclerosis with cardiovascular mortality and morbidity in the elderly.
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Page 206 - Pyorala M, Miettinen H, Laakso M, et al. Hyperinsulinemia predicts coronary heart disease risk in healthy middle-aged men: the 22-year follow-up results of the Helsinki Policemen Study.
Page 211 - Serum cholesterol and mortality in a Japanese-American population: The Honolulu Heart Program.

About the author (2001)

Thomas E. Levy, M.D., J.D., is a practicing cardiologist and the coauthor of Uniformed Consent: The Hidden Danger in Dental Care, with Hal Huggins, M.D.

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