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Chapter 1

Introduction

Orthomolecular medicine

Vitamin C as an illustration of the orthomolecular approach

Chapter 1

Amino Acids

Basic concepts in biochemistry

Aspartic acid and asparagine

Alanine

Arginine

Carnitine

Creatine

Cysteine (and cystine)

Glutamine (and glutamic acid)

Glutathione

Glycine

Histidine

Leucine (valine and isoleucine)

Lysine

Methionine

Ornithine

Phenylalanine

Proline (and hydroxyproline)

Serine

Taurine

Threonine

Tryptophan

Tyrosine

Summary table of the amino acids

Revision

Activity 1

Chapter 2

Antioxidants and anticancer molecules

The most common antioxidants

Alpha-lipoic acid

Coenzyme Q10

Polyphenols

Ellagic acid

Flavonoids

Quercetin

Isoflavones

Anthocyanins

Proanthocyanins – Pycnogenol and resveratrol

Flavanones

Naringin

Hesperidin and rutin

Catechins

Carotenoids

Lycopene

Beta-carotene

Lutein

Isothiocyanates and indoles

Sulforphan

Indole-3-carbinol

Shark products

Alkyl glycerol

Squalene

Shark cartilage

Revision

Activity 2

Chapter 3

Natural products that promote bone and joint health

Glucosamines

Chondroitin

Methyl sulfonyl methane

Collagen

Hyaluronic acid

S-adenosyl-L-methionine

Horsetail

Turmeric

Vitamin K2 MK7

Organic silicon

Revision

Activity 3

Chapter 4

Weight-loss and cholesterol-lowering products

Weight-loss products

Conjugated linoleic acid

Hydroxycitric acid

Catechins (ECGC)

Forskolin

Cholesterol-lowering products

Chitosan

Glucomannan

Choline

Phosphatidylcholine

Inositol

Methionine

Policosanol

Phytosterols

Omega-3

Omega-6

Titrated red rice extract

Chlorella

Revision

Activity 4

Chapter 5

Brain and mood products

Phosphatidylserine

5-HTP

SAMe

Omega-3 (EPA)

Complex-B vitamins

Calcium and magnesium

Melatonin

St. John’s Wort

Royal jelly

Ginseng

Revision

Activity 5

Chapter 6

Enzymes and digestive aids

Enzymes

Three types of enzymes

The importance of enzymes

Betaine HCl

Proteolytic enzymes

Papain

Bromelin

Proteases

Peptidases

Glucolytic enzymes (sugars)

Alpha-galactosidase

Amylase

Lactase

Other glucolytic enzymes

Lipolytic enzymes

Lipase

Enzyme mixes

Pancreatic enzymes

Revision

Activity 6

Chapter 7

Probiotics and prebiotics

Probiotics

Lactobacillus

Bifidus

Streptococcus

Prebiotics

Active Lb.

Arabinogalactan

Fructo-oligosaccharides

Brewer’s yeast/Beer yeast

Revision

Activity 7

Chapter 8

Natural products for vascular problems

Nitric oxide

Natural products that promote the release of NO

Arginine

Niacin

Resveratrol

Vinpocetine

Horse Chestnut

Revision

Activity 8

CHAPTER 9

Other Food Supplements

Propolis

Pollen

Spirulina

Cranberry

Beta-1,3-glucan

Evening primrose oil

Borage oil

Echinacea

Activated vegetable carbon

Cod Liver Oil

Revision

CHAPTER 10

Therapeutic forms

A healthy immune system

Memory

Cancer prevention

Chronic fatigue syndrome

Restorative sleep

Major skin disorders

Acne

Psoriasis

Herpes

Eczema

Major diseases of the respiratory system

Bronchitis

Repeated ENT infections

Asthma

Major diseases of the circulatory system

Hypertension

Raynaud’s disease

Major diseases of the urinary system

Urinary tract infection

The major diseases of the digestive system

Major diseases of the musculoskeletal system

Osteoarthritis

Osteoporosis

Major diseases of the nervous system

Shingles (also known as herpes zoster or zona)

Migraines

Insomnia

Depression

Stress

Major ailments and diseases of the reproductive system

Premenstrual syndrome

Menopause

Vaginal candidiasis

Prostate adenoma

Revision

Answers

Answers to Chapter 1

Answers to Chapter 2

Answers to Chapter 3

Answers to Chapter 4

Answers to Chapter 5

Answers to Chapter 6

Answers to Chapter 7

Answers to Chapter 8

Answers to Chapter 9

Answers to Chapter 10

Appendix

Medicinal mushrooms

Exam

Evaluation Questionnaire