Prescription for Nutritional Healing, Fifth Edition: A Practical A-to-Z Reference to Drug-Free Remedies Using Vitamins, Minerals, Herbs & Food Supplements by Phyllis A. Balch CNC contains detailed descriptions and classic healing modalities for 140 diseases. The presentation has an extensive section delineating daily nutrients, as well as herbs for anti-oxidant power and
The new fifth edition incorporates the most recent information on a variety of alternative healing and preventive therapies, as well as new findings on vitamins, supplements, and herbs. For instance, the book describes how omega 3 fish oil and exercise can benefit Alzheimer’s patients.
Balch presents popular nutrients to complement existing medicinal treatments for a variety of diseases which are hard to diagnose and treat. An example is multiple sclerosis. The book provides a host of vitamins and nutrients which provide significant benefits for MS sufferers according to the author. Examples of these vitamins are calcium, magnesium and Coenzyme Q10 together with the recommended doses.
Balch presents an extensive glossary listing the names of nutrient manufacturers together with the distribution outlets. There is a huge herbal section which describes the function of popular herbs in the alleviation of pain for a number of conditions which are difficult to diagnose and treat.
A strength of the presentation is that the author provides specific vitamins and nutrients together with the recommended daily allotments which patients should take. Patients should utilize this book in combination with their physicians, physical therapists and other persons providing medical advice and assistance.
This approach is needed so that patients get the maximum benefit for treating their specific ailments, as well as, monitoring blood to determine how the various treatments benefit out-of-range statistics. In chronic conditions, specific markers like the A1C, c-reactive protein, blood sedimentary rate and white count all provide an important profile on body inflammations and the impact of the various treatments in returning the body to normal ranges in the blood profile for individual patients.
Prescription for Nutritional Healing: 5th Edition is a very helpful resource if utlized in conjunction with the existing treatment modalities provided by the patient’s physicians.