Clinical Guide to Nutrition and Dietary Supplements in Disease Management

By

  • Jennifer Jamison, MBBCh, PhD, EdD, Professor of Primary Care, Division of Health Sciences, Murdoch University, Perth, Western Australia, Australia

This comprehensive resource uses evidence-based information to support the clinical use of natural herbs, supplements, and nutrients. It includes therapeutic protocols that can be used to manage or support other treatment regimes in promoting health, as well as preventing and treating disease. Key information on indications, doses, interactions, and side effects ensure safe, effective use of natural remedies.
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Book information

  • Published: August 2003
  • Imprint: CHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE
  • ISBN: 978-0-443-07193-5


Table of Contents

Part 1: The Principles of Nutritional Medicine
1. The Science of Nutritional Medicine
2. The Art of Nutritional Medicine: Patient-Centered Care
3. Self-Regulation: Pathophysiological Mechanisms Influencing Health and Disease
4. Towards Nutritional Health: Choosing Food or Supplements
5. Supplements: Principles and Practice
6. Assessment of Nutritional Status
7. Laboratory Diagnosis and Nutritional Medicine
Part 2: Disease Management
8. Acne
9. Allergic Rhinitis
10. Alzheimer’s Disease
11. Anxiety
12. Asthma
13. Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy
14. Breast Disease
15. Candidiasis
16. Cataract
17. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
18. Cervical Cancer
19. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
20. Colon Cancer
21. Coryza
22. Depression
23. Diabetes Mellitus
24. Eczema/Atopic Dermatitis
25. Fibromyalgia
26. Food Intolerance
27. Gout
28. Herpes Infection
29. Hypertension
30. Irritable Bowel Syndrome
31. Inflammatory Bowel Disease
32. Insomnia
33. Ischemic Heart Disease
34. Menopause
35. Migraine
36. Osteoarthritis
37. Osteoporosis
38. Peptic Ulcer Syndrome
39. Peripheral Arterial Disease
40. Premenstrual Syndrome
41. Prostate Cancer
42. Psoriasis
43. Rheumatoid Arthritis
44. Stones—Cholelithiasis and Urolithiasis
45. Recurrent Urinary Tract Infections
46. Venous Disorders
Part 3: Dietary Supplements
47. Astragalus Membranaceus
48. Bilberry Fruit (Vaccinium Myrtillus)
49. Biotin
50. Black Cohosh (Cimicifuga Racemosa)
51. Boron
52. Bromelain (Ananas Comosus)
53. Calcium
54. Carotenoids
55. Chamomile (Matricaria Recutita)
56. Chaste Tree (Vitex Angus-Castus L)
57. Choline
58. Chromium (Cr)
59. Coenzyme Q10 (Ubiquinone)
60. Copper (Cu)
61. Echinacea
62. Evening Primrose Oil (EPO)
63. Feverfew (Tanacetum Parthenium)
64. Fish Oils
65. Flavonoids
66. Fluoride
67. Folate
68. Garlic (Allium Sativum)
69. Ginger (Zingiberis Officinale)
70. Ginkgo Biloba
71. Ginseng (Eleutherococcus Senticosus & Panax Ginseng)
72. Golden seal (Hydrastis Canadensis)
73. Green-lipped Mussel (Perna Canaliculata)
74. Hawthorn (Crataegus Laevigata)
75. Iodine (I)
76. Iron
77. Kava Kava (Piper Methysticum)
78. Licorice (Liquiritia Officinalis)
79. Magnesium (Mg)
80. Manganese (Mn)
81. Meadowsweet (Filipendula Ulmaria L)
82. Mistletoe (Viscum Album)
83. Pau D’ Arco (Tabebuia spp.)
84. Peppermint (Mentha X Piperita L)
85. Phytochemicals (Phytonutrients)
86. Phytoestrogens
87. Phytosterols
88. Potassium (K)
89. Quercetin
90. Saw Palmetto (Serenoa Repens)
91. Selenium (Se)
92. Sodium (Na)
93. Soy Products
94. St. John’s Wort (Hypericum Perforatum)
95. Stinging Nettle (Urtica Dioica)
96. Turmeric (Curcuma Longa)
97. Valerian (Valeriana Officinalis)
98. Vitamin A
99. Vitamin B1 (Thiamin)
100. Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)
101. Vitamin B3 (Niacin)
102. Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic Acid)
103. Vitamin B6
104. Vitamin B12 (Cobalamin)
105. Vitamin C (Ascorbate)
106. Vitamin D
107. Vitamin E
108. Vitamin K
109. Witch Hazel (Hamamelis Virginiana L)
110. Zinc (Zn)
Appendices
Appendix A Definitions and Sources of Dose Information
Appendix B Abbreviations