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AuthorWinter, Jerrold. author
TitleTrue Nutrition, True Fitness [electronic resource] / by Jerrold Winter
ImprintTotowa, NJ : Humana Press : Imprint: Humana Press, 1991
Connect tohttp://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4612-0479-4
Descript X, 419 p. online resource

SUMMARY

Dr. Winter brings order to our understanding of nutrition, exercise, and how these factors work together in health and illness. Many diseases-cancer, heart attack, and stroke, for example-are discussed in detail. It is not a fad book-just pure facts and good sense


CONTENT

I: Nutrition -- 1:Protein:Too Much of a Good Thing? -- 2: Fat and Essential Fatty Acids: Lessons from Sheep Sex -- 3: Carbohydrates: From Glucose to Oat Bran to Sawdust -- 4: Is Sugar a Poison? -- 5: Vitamin A and Beta-Carotene: Of Carrots and Toxins -- 6: Thiamine (Vitamin B1): Polished Rice and Beriberi -- 7: Niacin: Pellagra and Madness -- 8: Riboflavin: A Vitamin for Depression? -- 9: Vitamin B6: Morning Sickness and the Premenstrual Syndrome -- 10: Pantothenic Acid: The Anti-Gray Hair Vitamin -- 11 : Biotin: Did Rocky Know About Avidin ? -- 12: Vitamin B12: Dr. Castleโ{128}{153}s Predigested Hamburger -- 13: Folic Acid: Lucy Wills in the Slums of Bombay -- 14: Vitamin C: Scurvy, Dr. Pauling, Cancer, and Colds -- 15: Vitamin D: Hormone or Vitamin? -- 16: Vitamin E: A Vitamin in Search of a Disease -- 17: Calcium: Dietary Factor of the Year -- 18: Iron: Tonic or Toxin? -- II: Exercise -- 19: The Training Effect -- 20: A Program of Exercise -- III: Interactions -- 21: Cancer: Can 90% Be Prevented? -- 22: Heart Attack and Stroke: The Basics -- 23: Heart Attack and Stroke: The Role of Diet and Exercise -- 24: The Prevention of Osteoporosis -- 25: The Beverly Hills Diet and Other Tales of the Supernatural -- Guide to Vitamins, Nutrients, Minerals, and Trace Elements -- References


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