Table of Contents Introduction Part One - Vitamins Chapter 1 - Vitamin A Chapter 2 - Vitamin B1 Chapter 3 - Vitamin B2 Chapter 4 - Vitamin B3 Chapter 5 - Vitamin B5 Chapter 6 - Vitamin B6 Chapter 7 - Vitamin B7 Chapter 8 - Vitamin B9 Chapter 9 - Vitamin B12 Chapter 10 - Vitamin C Chapter 11 - Vitamin D Chapter 12 - Vitamin E Chapter 13 - Vitamin K Part Two - Essential Elements Chapter 14 - Calcium Chapter 15 - Potassium Chapter 16 - Sodium Chapter 17 - Magnesium Chapter 18 - Phosphorous Chapter 19 - Iron Chapter 20 - Zinc Chapter 21 - Manganese Chapter 22 - Copper Chapter 23 - Molybdenum Chapter 24 - Iodine Chapter 25 - Chromium Chapter 26 - Selenium Chapter 27 - Omega-3 fatty acids Part Three - Secrets for Staying Healthy Chapter 28 - How sugar makes you fat? Chapter 29 - Why patients with autoimmune diseases should not eat meat? Chapter 30 - Who's coming to the party? Free-radical, a persona non-grata Chapter 31 - What are free radicals? Chapter 32 - A personal story of hunting hydroxyl radical Chapter 33 - What are antioxidants? Chapter 34 - How exercises benefit brain health? Chapter 35 - Why fruit and vegetables are good for health? Chapter 36 - What is aging? Part Four - Prevention and Treatment of Diseases and Conditions Chapter 37 - Alzheimer's disease Chapter 38 - Asthma Chapter 39 - Atherosclerosis Chapter 40 - Atrial fibrillation Chapter 41 - Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder Chapter 42 - Autism Chapter 43 - Autoimmune thryoid disease Chapter 44 - Bladder cancer Chapter 45 - Blood cancer Chapter 46 - Bone fracture Chapter 47 - Breast cancer Chapter 48 - Cardiovascular disease Chapter 49 - Cataracts Chapter 50 - Cervical cancer Chapter 51 - Cervical intra-epithelial neoplasia Chapter 52 - Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease Chapter 53 - Chronic kidney disease Chapter 54 - Chronic pancreatitis Chapter 55 - Cognitive impairment Chapter 56 - Colorectal cancer Chapter 57 - Coronary artery disease Chapter 58 - Depression Chapter 59 - Type 1 diabetes Chapter 60 - Type 2 diabetes Chapter 61 - Dry eyes Chapter 62 - Endometrial cancer Chapter 63 - Eczema Chapter 64 - Esophageal cancer Chapter 65 - Exercise-induced bronchoconstriction Chapter 66 - Fatty liver disease Chapter 67 - Fibromyalgia Chapter 68 - Gestational diabetes Chapter 69 - Glaucoma Chapter 70 - Glioma Chapter 71 - Gout Chapter 72 - Grave's disease Chapter 73 - Heart disease Chapter 74 - Heart failure Chapter 75 - Hemodialysis Chapter 76 - Hepatitis C Chapter 77 - Hypercholesterolemia (high blood cholesterol) Chapter 78 - Hypertension (high blood pressure) Chapter 79 - Infammatory bowel disease Chapter 80 - Kashin-Beck disease Chapter 81 - Liver cancer Chapter 82 - Lung cancer Chapter 83 - Lupus erythematosus Chapter 84 - Age-related macular degeneration Chapter 85 - Male infertility Chapter 86 - Melanoma Chapter 87 - Metabolic syndrome Chapter 88 - Migraine Chapter 89 - Multiple sclerosis Chapter 90 - Neural tube defects Chapter 91 - Obesity Chapter 92 - Oral cleft Chapter 93 - Orthostatic hypotension Chapter 94 - Osteoporosis Chapter 95 - Pancreatic cancer Chapter 96 - Parkinson's disease Chapter 97 - Preeclampsia Chapter 98 - Premature death Chapter 99 - Prostate cancer Chapter 100 - Renal cell cancer Chapter 101 - Respiratory infections Chapter 102 - Rheumatoid arthritis Chapter 103 - Rickets Chapter 104 - Schizophrenia Chapter 105 - Sepsis Chapter 106 - Sleep apena Chapter 107 - Stomach cancer Chapter 108 - Stroke Chapter 109 - Tuberculosis Chapter 110 - Venous thrombosis Chapter 111 - Vitiligo Part Five - Summary of recommended daily doses of vitamins and nutrient elements for prevention and treatment of diseases and conditions
Dr. Monte Lai is formerly a professor of biophysics at the Medical College of Wisconsin, where his research focused on the field of free radicals in biology and medicine. Most recently, he was CEO of the pharmaceutical Medinox, Inc, focusing on the design and development of new pharmaceutical drugs. For the past two decade he has been at the forefront of the research on the pros and cons of therapeutic drugs in treating diseases and conditions. Currently he devotes his time to educating the public and medical community on ways to improve health and wellbeing.