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ISBN13: 9780071373388

Nutrition Almanac

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This fifth edition of Nutrition Almanac provides comprehensive yet user-friendly information on the constituents of foods and beverages, and the role of nutrients and nutrition in health and disease. As the public becomes more conscious of what's in the foods we eat, and turns to herbal or organic foods, and nutritional supplements, they seek reliable information about our foods. This work gives objective information of foods and beverages, provides...

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Indispensable!

I bought this book at the local bookstore after looking at other books in the same area. I have only read a few articles - however, I USE THE FOOD COMPOSITION TABLES CONSTANTLY! This is Section IX - Table of Food Composition, starting on page 389. The authors give 35 elements in each food (after measure and weight) - starting with calories, protein, numerous vitamins and minerals, and the 8 essential amino acids. If you're trying to understand which foods contain the most of a certain element, this is great! This (or something like it) is a must-have for dealing with various diets! I use this all the time to look up vegetables, fruits, beans, meats, etc.

Nutrition Almanac by Dunne

This book contains a wealth of nutritional information directedto the health-conscious consumer. There are specific protocolspertinent to the back, headaches, depression and a multiplicityof disease processes and conditions. For instance, back painmay be managed with Vitamin C, bioflavinoids, Calcium andMagnesium (Mg. ) Depression may be managed with Dl-Phenlalamine, B-complex, Vitamin C, Iron (Fe) , SAM (e), Folic Acid,B1, B6 and Vitamin B 12. Licorice, ginger and cayenne may be utilized for depressive states. The aromas "Melissa"," Creeping Hysop" & "Frankincense" may be utilized for optimaleffect. Deep-tissue massage and chiropractic are also helpfulfor depression. Diabetes may be managed with GTF chromium,Co Q10 enzymes, Vitamins C and E, B6 and B12. Camelia sinensistea is known to reduce blood sugar. Infections are helped byVitamin A. Biofeedback has been known to help the bladder.Garlic, Vitamin C, Calcium and Magnesium also help with bladderissues. The work has a wealth of information directed to thehealth-conscious consumer. This information would be hard toreplicate if you tried to do it on your own. It would takemonths of plowing through the Journal of the Lancet to duplicatethe protocols set forth in this volume. It is well worth theprice charged.

A comprehensive no-nonsense reference guide

Nutrional Almanac is a must-have reference work for anyone who is seriously interested in promoting health through proper nutrition. The no-nonsense approach is based on sound scientific research - there's no "quackery" here.As a Distributor of high-quality GNLD nutritional supplements this book is absolutely indispensable. The Ailments Guide is invaluable for both health care professionals and laymen alike. I can highly recommend this book - it's true value for money.

Concise and up to date information

Arranged in such a way that it is easy to find specific topics. Information on each nutrient is concise and well presented. A good addition to any library, especially if you are interested in a healthier, more balanced approach to nutrition.
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