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The Resource Consumer's guide to dietary supplements and alternative medicines : servings of hope, W. Marvin Davis

Consumer's guide to dietary supplements and alternative medicines : servings of hope, W. Marvin Davis

Label
Consumer's guide to dietary supplements and alternative medicines : servings of hope
Title
Consumer's guide to dietary supplements and alternative medicines
Title remainder
servings of hope
Statement of responsibility
W. Marvin Davis
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DNLM/DLC
Dewey number
615/.1
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RM258.5
LC item number
.D38 2006
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
RM258.5
NAL item number
.D38 2006
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2006 M-940
  • QU 145.5
NLM item number
D265c 2006
Label
Consumer's guide to dietary supplements and alternative medicines : servings of hope, W. Marvin Davis
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip068/2006004220.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 463-501) and index
Contents
  • A cautionary tale from Hollywood -- Do we really want scientific medicine, or do we want magic? -- The uncertainty principle in medicine -- Who's a quack? Conflict on the current health care scene -- Historical natural remedies -- Botanical supplements as foods -- Natural botanical supplements -- FDA regulations -- Botanicals and prescription drugs -- Supplement labels -- If a little is good for you, a lot will be better! -- CAM: hope, help or hazard? -- Hormonal supplements: fountain of youth formulas? -- Antioxidant supplements: fountain of youth formulas? -- The soya saga: are soy products safe and effective? -- Supplements and superior sex -- Good fat and bad fat ---
  • Cancer cures: are they believable? -- Immunoenhancing supplements: are they effective? -- What is the price of globalism? Heavy metals, heavy risks -- Marvelous micronutrients: the vitamins -- Marvelous micronutrients: essential minerals -- Marvelous metabolites: amino acids, new biochemicals, and new health benefits -- Bioflavonoid benefits: chemoprevention of cancer -- The pharmacology of ascorbate -- Marvelous aloe vera -- Eye health -- Functional fruits -- Botanical mistaken identity -- The L-tryptophan disaster -- Miracles promised, not delivered: false hopes, failed hopes -- Accreditation, validation, standardization, assimilation, and attrition -- Would you bet your life on good advice? -- Spiritual aspects of health and healing
Control code
u1135683
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xxxv, 532 p.
Isbn
9780789030412
Isbn Type
(soft : alk. paper)
Lccn
2006004220
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o64067398
  • (OCoLC)64067398
Label
Consumer's guide to dietary supplements and alternative medicines : servings of hope, W. Marvin Davis
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip068/2006004220.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 463-501) and index
Contents
  • A cautionary tale from Hollywood -- Do we really want scientific medicine, or do we want magic? -- The uncertainty principle in medicine -- Who's a quack? Conflict on the current health care scene -- Historical natural remedies -- Botanical supplements as foods -- Natural botanical supplements -- FDA regulations -- Botanicals and prescription drugs -- Supplement labels -- If a little is good for you, a lot will be better! -- CAM: hope, help or hazard? -- Hormonal supplements: fountain of youth formulas? -- Antioxidant supplements: fountain of youth formulas? -- The soya saga: are soy products safe and effective? -- Supplements and superior sex -- Good fat and bad fat ---
  • Cancer cures: are they believable? -- Immunoenhancing supplements: are they effective? -- What is the price of globalism? Heavy metals, heavy risks -- Marvelous micronutrients: the vitamins -- Marvelous micronutrients: essential minerals -- Marvelous metabolites: amino acids, new biochemicals, and new health benefits -- Bioflavonoid benefits: chemoprevention of cancer -- The pharmacology of ascorbate -- Marvelous aloe vera -- Eye health -- Functional fruits -- Botanical mistaken identity -- The L-tryptophan disaster -- Miracles promised, not delivered: false hopes, failed hopes -- Accreditation, validation, standardization, assimilation, and attrition -- Would you bet your life on good advice? -- Spiritual aspects of health and healing
Control code
u1135683
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xxxv, 532 p.
Isbn
9780789030412
Isbn Type
(soft : alk. paper)
Lccn
2006004220
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o64067398
  • (OCoLC)64067398

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