Amino Acids in Therapy

A Guide to the Therapeutic Application of Protein Constituents

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Amino Acids in Therapy
A Guide to the Therapeutic Application of Protein Constituents

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Pages : 112

Book Size : 5.38 x 8.5

ISBN-13 : 9780892812875

Imprint : Healing Arts Press

On Sale Date : April 01, 1985

Format : Paperback Book

Directed primarily to the health professional, this book covers all aspects of amino acid therapy and discusses conditions that respond particularly well to this treatment.
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About Amino Acids in Therapy

This comprehensive guide for health practitioners covers all aspects of amino acid therapy and lists conditions which are particularly responsive to such treatment. Includes information on: 
     Amino acid profiles 
     Why individual requirements differ  
     Amino acids and protein 
     Amino acids and the body cycles  
     Disorders of amino acid metabolism
     Conditions suitable for amino acid therapy 
Table of Contents

Table of content

Amino Acids in Therapy
A Guide to the Therapeutic Application of Protein Constituents

Introduction
1. Amino Acid Profile
2. The First Principles
3. Individual Requirements
4. Amino Acids and Protein
5. Amino Acids and the Body Cycles
6. Disorders of Amino Acid Metabolism
7. Individual Amino Acids
List of Essential and nonessential amino acids: arginine, histidine, isoleucine, leucine, lysine, methionine, phenylalanine, threonine, tryptophan, valine, proline, taurine, carnitine, tyrosine, glutamine and glutamic acid, cysteine and cystine, glycine, glutathione.
8. Therapeutic Uses of Amino Acids - A Summary
9. Major Areas of Therapeutic Application of Amino Acid Therapy
10. Summary of Therapeutic Dosages and Cautions
Appendix: Essential Amino Acid Content of Common Foods
Useful Addresses
Index

Author Bio
Leon Chaitow, D.O., N.D. is a practicing osteopath, naturopath, and acupuncturist who lectures regularly at schools and colleges throughout the U.S. and Canada. He is also the author of Soft Tissue Manipulation, Acupuncture Treatment of Pain, and Candida Albicans.
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