Advancing medicine with food and nutrients by Ingrid Kohlstadt

By Ingrid Kohlstadt

"This ebook beneficial properties chapters prime physicians in disorder administration employing the newest medical advances linking meals to the medical perform of drugs. every one bankruptcy bargains adjuncts to plain care, fewer side-effects, more advantageous risk-reduction or additional caliber of life"--

Disorders of the Ears, Eyes, nostril, and Throat. Cardiovascular, Hematologic, and Pulmonary stipulations. Gastrointestinal issues. Endocrine and Dermatologic issues. Kidney problems. Neurologic and Psychiatric issues. gentle Tissue and Musculoskeletal issues. Neoplasms. Reproductive healthiness and Toxicology.

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Counsel patients to eat more fish (at least two servings a week) and take 1 to 2 grams of a fish oil supplement or marine algae supplement with DHA and EPA daily. • Instruct high-risk patients to take an antioxidant supplement that includes vitamin C, mixed tocopherols (vitamin E), alpha-lipoic acid, zinc, copper, lutein, and zeaxanthin. Omega-3 PUFAs are also an important supplement for high-risk patients. Age-Related Macular Degeneration 25 • Educate patients to eat whole foods that are high in lutein and zeaxanthin like spinach, kale, greens, and broccoli.

The AREDS 2 trial will also test a lower level of zinc supplementation (25 mg) against the original high dose zinc (80 mg) that was used in the original AREDS trial. Alpha-Lipoic Acid Alpha-lipoic acid is a thiol antioxidant with an active cyclic disulfide bond that has been shown to be beneficial to retinal tissue by preventing oxidative stress and regenerating other antioxidants like glutathione, vitamin C, and vitamin E [86]. Alpha-lipoic acid is soluble in water and lipids due to its small size and chemical structure.

5 Fat-Soluble Vitamins and Antioxidants Can Produce Relative Deficiency in Obese Individuals Due to Fat Sequestration Vitamin A Vitamin D Vitamin E (Tocopherols and Tocotrienols) Vitamin K Carotenoids (Alpha-Carotene, Beta-Carotene, Lycopene, Lutein, and Zeaxanthin) Omega-3 PUFAs (DHA and EPA) Age-Related Macular Degeneration 23 Orlistat Orlistat, currently marketed under the brand names Xenical and Alli, is a reversible inhibitor of the lipase enzyme in the gut. By preventing lipase activity, dietary triglycerides cannot be hydrolyzed to absorbable monoglycerides and fatty acids.

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