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Course Outline

Student’s Guide

Presentation and Objectives

  • Objectives
  • Detailed Content
  • Supplement Monographs
  • Bibliography

Introduction Orthomolecular Medicine

  • Vitamin C as an Illustration of the Orthomolecular Approach
Chapter 1

Amino Acids

  • Basic Concepts in Biochemistry

Aspartic Acid and Asparagine

  • Introduction
  • Properties
  • Complements
  • Antagonists
  • Excess
  • Therapeutic Indications
  • Contraindications
  • Food Sources
  • Therapeutic Dose

Alanine

  • Introduction
  • Properties
  • Complements
  • Antagonists
  • Deficiencies
  • Therapeutic Indications
  • Contraindications
  • Food Sources
  • Therapeutic Dose

Arginine

  • Introduction
  • Properties
  • Complements
  • Antagonists
  • Precursor of
  • Deficiency
  • Therapeutic Indications
  • Contraindications
  • Side Effects
  • Food Sources
  • Therapeutic Dose

Carnitine

  • Introduction
  • Properties
  • Complements
  • Antagonists
  • Precursor of
  • Deficiencies
  • Therapeutic Indications
  • Contraindications
  • Food Sources
  • Therapeutic Dose

Creatine

  • Introduction
  • Properties
  • Complements
  • Antagonists
  • Deficiencies
  • Therapeutic Indications
  • Contraindications
  • Food Sources
  • Therapeutic Dose

Cysteine (and Cystine)

  • Introduction
  • Properties
  • Complements
  • Antagonists
  • Precursor of
  • Deficiencies
  • Therapeutic Indications
  • Contraindications
  • Food Sources
  • Therapeutic Dose

Glutamine (and Glutamic Acid)

  • Generalities
  • Properties
  • Complements
  • Antagonists
  • Therapeutic Indications
  • Contraindications
  • Side Effects
  • Food Sources
  • Therapeutic Dose

Glutathione

  • Other Names
  • Generalities
  • Properties
  • Co-factors
  • Indications
  • Contraindications
  • Precautions
  • Sources
  • Therapeutic Dose

Glycine

  • Introduction
  • Properties
  • Complements
  • Antagonists
  • Precursor of
  • Deficiency
  • Therapeutic Indications
  • Contraindications
  • Food Sources
  • Therapeutic Dose

Histidine

  • Introduction
  • Properties
  • Complements
  • Antagonists
  • Precursor of
  • Deficiency
  • Therapeutic indications
  • Contraindications
  • Food sources
  • Therapeutic dose

Leucine (Valine and Isoleucine)

  • Introduction
  • Properties
  • Complements
  • Antagonists
  • Excess (metabolic)
  • Therapeutic Indications
  • Contraindications
  • Food Sources
  • Therapeutic Dose

Lysine

  • Properties
  • Precursor of
  • Complements
  • Antagonists
  • Therapeutic Indications
  • Contraindications
  • Side Effects
  • Food Sources
  • Therapeutic Dose

Methionine

  • Introduction
  • Properties
  • Deficiencies and Excess
  • Needs
  • Complements
  • Antagonists
  • Precursor of
  • Deficiency
  • Therapeutic Indications
  • Contraindications
  • Food Sources
  • Therapeutic Dose

Ornithine

  • Introduction
  • Properties
  • Complements
  • Antagonists
  • Precursor of
  • Deficiencies
  • Therapeutic Indications
  • Contraindications
  • Food Sources
  • Therapeutic Dose

Phenylalanine

  • Introduction
  • Properties
  • Therapeutic Indications
  • Complements
  • Antagonists
  • Precursor of
  • Deficiency
  • Needs
  • Therapeutic Dose
  • Contraindications
  • Side Effects
  • Food Sources
  • Therapeutic Dose

Proline (and Hydroxyproline)

  • Introduction
  • Properties
  • Complements
  • Antagonists
  • Precursor of
  • Deficiency
  • Therapeutic Indications
  • Contraindications
  • Food Sources
  • Therapeutic Dose

Serine

  • Introduction
  • Properties
  • Complements
  • Antagonists
  • Precursor of
  • Deficiency
  • Therapeutic Indications
  • Contraindications
  • Food Sources
  • Therapeutic Dose

Taurine

  • Introduction
  • Properties
  • Complements
  • Antagonists
  • Deficiency
  • Therapeutic Indications
  • Contraindications
  • Food Sources
  • Therapeutic Dose

Threonine

  • Introduction
  • Properties
  • Complements
  • Antagonists
  • Precursor of
  • Deficiency
  • Therapeutic Indications
  • Contraindications
  • Food Sources
  • Therapeutic Dose

Tryptophan

  • Introduction
  • Properties
  • Complements
  • Antagonists
  • Precursor of
  • Needs
  • Deficiency
  • Therapeutic Indications
  • Contraindications
  • Food Sources
  • Therapeutic Dose

Tyrosine

  • Properties
  • Complements
  • Antagonists
  • Therapeutic Indications
  • Contraindications
  • Side Effects
  • Deficiency Symptoms
  • Food Sources
  • Therapeutic Dose
  • Summary Table of the Amino Acids
  • Activity 1
Chapter 2

Antioxidants and Anticancer Molecules

  • The Most Common Antioxidants

Alpha-Lipoic Acid

  • Other Names
  • Properties
  • Complements
  • Antagonists
  • Therapeutic Indications
  • Contraindications and Precautions
  • Side Effects
  • Deficiency
  • Food Sources
  • Therapeutic Dose

Coenzyme Q10

  • Other Names
  • Generalities
  • Properties
  • Co-factors
  • Therapeutic Indications
  • Precautions and Contraindications
  • Interactions
  • Natural Sources
  • Therapeutic Dose

Polyphenols

  • Ellagic Acid
  • Generalities
  • Properties
  • Indications
  • Contraindications
  • Precautions
  • Food Sources
  • Therapeutic Dose

Flavonoids

  • Flavonols
  • Quercetin
  • Properties
  • Increase Factors
  • Therapeutic Indications
  • Contraindications
  • Therapeutic Dose

Isoflavones

  • Generalities
  • Properties
  • Therapeutic Indications
  • Contraindications
  • Sources
  • Therapeutic Dose

Anthocyanins

  • Other Names
  • Generalities
  • Properties
  • Indications
  • Contraindications
  • Precautions
  • Food Sources
  • Therapeutic Dose

Proanthocyanins – Pycnogenol and Resveratrol

  • Other Names
  • Generalities
  • Mode of Action and Properties
  • Indications
  • Contraindications
  • Precautions and Secondary Reactions
  • Sources
  • Therapeutic Dose

Flavanones

  • Naringin
  • Generalities
  • Properties
  • Indications
  • Contraindications and Medication Interactions
  • Precautions
  • Sources
  • Therapeutic Dose

Hesperidin and rutin

  • Other Names
  • Generalities
  • Properties
  • Indications
  • Contraindications
  • Precautions
  • Sources
  • Therapeutic Dose

Catechins

  • Other Names
  • Generalities
  • Properties
  • Indications
  • Contraindications
  • Precautions
  • Food Sources
  • Therapeutic Dose

Carotenoids

  • Lycopene
  • Generalities
  • Mode of Action and Properties
  • Indications
  • Contraindications
  • Precautions and Interactions
  • Food Sources
  • Therapeutic Dose

Beta-carotene

  • Other Names
  • Generalities
  • Indications
  • Contraindications
  • Precautions and Side Effects
  • Food Sources
  • Therapeutic Dose

Lutein

  • Other Names
  • Generalities
  • Properties
  • Indications
  • Contraindications
  • Precautions and Interactions
  • Sources
  • Therapeutic Dose

Isothiocyanates and Indoles

  • Sulforphan
  • Generalities
  • Properties
  • Indications
  • Contraindications
  • Precautions
  • Food Sources
  • Therapeutic Dose

Indole-3-Carbinol

  • Other Names
  • Generalities
  • Properties
  • Indications
  • Contraindications
  • Precautions
  • Food Sources
  • Therapeutic Dose
  • Shark Products
  • Alkyl Glycerol
  • Other Names
  • Generalities
  • Properties
  • Indications
  • Contraindication
  • Therapeutic Dose

Squalene

  • Generalities
  • Properties
  • Indications
  • Contraindications
  • Therapeutic Dose

Shark Cartilage

  • Properties and Mode of Action
  • Indications
  • Medication Interactions
  • Precautions
  • Contraindications and Side Effects
  • Side Effects
  • Posology
  • Activity 2
Chapter 3

Natural Products that Promote Bone and Joint Health Glucosamines

  • Generalities
  • Properties
  • Indications
  • Contraindications
  • Precautions
  • Sources
  • Therapeutic Dose

Chondroitin

  • Other Names
  • Generalities
  • Properties
  • Indications
  • Contraindications
  • Precautions
  • Sources
  • Therapeutic Dose

Methyl Sulfonyl Methane

  • Other Names
  • Generalities
  • Properties
  • Indications
  • Contraindications
  • Precautions and Side Effects
  • Sources
  • Therapeutic Dose
  • Collagen
  • Generalities
  • Properties
  • Indications
  • Contraindications
  • Precautions and Side Effects
  • Sources
  • Therapeutic Dose

Hyaluronic Acid

  • Other Names
  • Generalities
  • Properties
  • Indications
  • Contraindications
  • Precautions
  • Sources
  • Therapeutic Dose

S-adenosyl-L-Methionine

  • Other Names
  • Generalities
  • Properties
  • Indications
  • Contraindications
  • Precautions
  • Sources
  • Therapeutic Dose
  • Activity 3
Chapter 4

Weight-Loss and Cholesterol-Lowering Products

  • Weight-loss Products
  • Conjugated Linoleic Acid
  • Other Names
  • Generalities
  • Properties
  • Indications
  • Contraindications
  • Precautions
  • Side Effects
  • Sources
  • Therapeutic Dose

Hydroxycitric Acid

  • Other Names
  • Generalities
  • Properties and Mode of Action
  • Indications
  • Contraindications
  • Precautions
  • Sources

Catechins (ECGC)

  • Forskolin
  • Other Names
  • Generalities
  • Mode of Action and Properties
  • Indications
  • Root of the Coleus Forskohlii Plant (in Ayurveda)
  • Contraindications
  • Precautions
  • Sources
  • Therapeutic Dose

Cholesterol-Lowering Products

  • Chitosan
  • Generalities
  • Properties
  • Indications
  • Contraindications
  • Precautions and Side Effects
  • Sources
  • Therapeutic Dose

Glucomannan

  • Other Names
  • Generalities
  • Properties
  • Indications
  • Contraindications
  • Precautions and Side Effects
  • Sources
  • Therapeutic Dose

Choline

  • Phosphatidylcholine
  • Generalities
  • Properties
  • Indications
  • Contraindications
  • Precautions
  • Source
  • Therapeutic Dose

Inositol

  • Methionine
  • Policosanol
  • Other Names
  • Generalities
  • Properties and Mode of Action
  • Indications
  • Contraindications
  • Precautions and Side Effects
  • Sources
  • Therapeutic Dose

Phytosterols

  • Other Names
  • Generalities
  • Properties
  • Indications
  • Contraindications
  • Precautions
  • Sources
  • Therapeutic Dose

Omega-3

  • Other Names
  • Generalities
  • Properties
  • Indications
  • Contraindications
  • Precautions
  • Sources
  • Therapeutic Dose

Omega-6

  • Other Names
  • Generalities
  • Properties
  • Indications
  • Contraindications
  • Precautions
  • Sources
  • Therapeutic Dose

Titrated red rice extract

  • General
  • Properties
  • Cautions
  • Activity 4
Chapter 5

Brain and Mood Products Phosphatidylserine

  • Generalities
  • Properties
  • Indications
  • Contraindications
  • Precautions
  • Source

5-HTP

  • Introduction
  • Properties
  • Deficiency
  • Therapeutic Indications
  • Contraindications
  • Sources
  • Therapeutic Dose

SAMe

  • Omega-3 (EPA)
  • Complex-B Vitamins
  • Calcium and Magnesium
  • Activity 5
Chapter 6

Enzymes and Digestive Aids

  • Enzymes
  • Three Types of Enzymes
  • The Importance of Enzymes
  • Betain HCl
  • Other Names
  • Generalities
  • Co-factors
  • Properties
  • Indications
  • Contraindications
  • Precautions
  • Sources
  • Therapeutic Dose

Proteolytic enzymes

  • Papain
  • Other Names
  • Generalities
  • Properties
  • Indications
  • Contraindications
  • Precautions
  • Sources
  • Therapeutic dose

Bromelin

  • Other Names
  • Generalities
  • Properties
  • Indications
  • Contraindications
  • Precautions
  • Sources
  • Therapeutic Dose

Proteases

  • Other Names
  • Generalities
  • Properties
  • Indications
  • Contraindications
  • Precautions
  • Sources
  • Therapeutic Dose

Peptidases

  • Generalities
  • Properties
  • Indications
  • Contraindications
  • Precautions
  • Sources
  • Therapeutic Dose

Glucolytic Enzymes (Sugars)

  • Alpha-galactosidase
  • Other Names
  • Generalities
  • Properties
  • Indications
  • Contraindications
  • Precautions
  • Sources
  • Therapeutic Dose

Amylase

  • Generalities
  • Properties
  • Indications
  • Contraindications
  • Precautions
  • Sources
  • Therapeutic Dose

Lactase

  • Other Names
  • Generalities
  • Properties
  • Indications
  • Contraindications
  • Precautions
  • Sources
  • Therapeutic Dose

Other Glucolytic Enzymes

  • Properties
  • Lipolytic Enzymes
  • Lipase
  • Generalities
  • Properties
  • Indications
  • Contraindications
  • Precautions
  • Sources
  • Therapeutic Dose

Enzyme mixes

  • Pancreatic Enzymes
  • Include
  • Generalities
  • Properties
  • Indications
  • Contraindications
  • Precautions
  • Sources
  • Activity 6
Chapter 7

Probiotics and Prebiotics

  • Probiotics
  • Lactobacillus
  • Bifidus
  • Streptococcus
  • Properties
  • Indications

Prebiotics

  • General Properties of Prebiotics
  • General Indications
  • Active Lb.
  • Generalities
  • Properties
  • Indications
  • Contraindications
  • Source
  • Therapeutic Dose

Arabinogalactan

  • Other Names
  • Generalities
  • Properties
  • Indications
  • Contraindications
  • Precautions
  • Sources
  • Therapeutic Dose

Fructo-Oligosaccharides

  • Other Names
  • Generalities
  • Properties
  • Indications
  • Contraindications and Side Effects
  • Sources
  • Therapeutic Dose
  • Activity 7
Chapter 8

Natural Products for Vascular Problems

  • Nitric Oxide
  • Other Names
  • Generalities
  • Properties and Mode of Action
  • Indications
  • Natural Products that Promote the Release of NO
  • Arginine
  • Niacin
  • Resveratrol
  • Vinpocetine
  • Generalities
  • Properties
  • Indications
  • Contraindications
  • Sources
  • Therapeutic Dose
  • Activity 8
CHAPTER 9

Therapeutic forms

  • A Healthy Immune System
  • Answers

Appendix Medicinal mushrooms Exam

  • Instructions
  • Answer Grid for Course 445
  • Validation Form Course 445
  • Index