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Title:
The antioxidant miracle : your complete plan for total health and healing
Author:
Packer, Lester.
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Publication Information:
New York : Wiley, [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
xvi, 256 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780471297680
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Antioxidants are thought to be crucial factors in fighting off heart disease, cancer, indeed ageing itself. What most people don't know is that antioxidants have to be ingested in the proper combination in order to work effectively.


Author Notes

LESTER PACKER , Ph.D., is regarded as the world's foremost antioxidant research scientist. Head of the Packer Lab at the University of California at Berkeley, he is a senior scientist at the prestigious Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Carol Colman is the New York Times bestselling coauthor of The Melatonin Miracle and Shed 10 Years in 10 Weeks, among other successful books.


Table of Contents

The Antioxidant Advantage
The Antioxidant Miracle
The Antioxidant Network in Action: Vitamins C and E, Co Q10, Lipoic Acid, Glutathione
Free Radicals: Both Enemy and Friend
The Miracle Within-Nature's Super Antioxidant Defense Network
Lipoic Acid: The Universal Antioxidant
Vitamin E: An Extraordinary Antioxidant
Vitamin C: The Hub of the Network
Coenzyme Q10: The Heart-Healthy Antioxidant
Glutathione: Nature's Master Antioxidant
Network Boosters
The Flavonoids: The Healing Power of Plants-Ginkgo Biloba and Pycnogenol
The Controversial Carotenoids: Alpha Carotene, Beta Carotene, Cryptoxanthin, Lutein, Lycopene, and Zeaxanthin
The Selenium Surprise
Fulfilling The Antioxidant Miracle: Achieving Optimal Health
The Packer Plan-Making The Antioxidant Miracle Work for You
An Antioxidant Feast: Food Is Powerful Medicine-From Apples to Winter Squash
The Packer Plan: Your Supplement Regimen
The Packer Plan: Antioxidants for Healthy, Beautiful Skin
Afterword: Toward a New Understanding of Health
Appendices
Primary Sources
Supplementary References
Index

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