Author(s): Jack Challem
Explores the link between nutrition and our own DNA - into practical eating plans and nutritional supplement recommendations for maximizing one's genetic inheritance, slowing the aging process, and reducing the chances of disease. This title describes how food and nutrients can help repair flawed or damaged genes.
JACK CHALLEM, known as The Nutrition Reporter, publishes a health newsletter by the same name and is a contributing editor to Alternative Medicine, Body & Soul, and Let's Live magazines. He is the lead author of the bestselling Syndrome X and author of The Inflammation Syndrome.
Foreword by Kilmer S. McCully, M.D.Preface.Acknowledgments.PART I: THE NUTRITION-GENE CONNECTION.1. Your Genes Depend on Good Nutrition.2. DNA Damage, Aging, and Disease.3. Conflicts between Ancient Genes and Modern Foods.PART II: GENE-ENHANCING NUTRITIONAL SUPPLEMENTS.4. Nutrients that Enhance Energy and Prevent DNA Damage.5. Nutrients That Make and Repair DNA.6. Nutrients that Protect DNA from Damage.PART III: GENE-ENHANCING EATING PLANS.7. Dietary Guidelines for feeding Your Genes Right.8. Recipes, Menu Plans, and Guidelines for Eating Out.PART IV: Nutrition Plans for Protecting and Enhancing Your Genes.9. Stress, Genes, and Nutrition.10. Nutritional Recommendations for Specific Diseases, A to Z.Afterword.Appendix A. Genetic and Nutrition Testing.Appendix B. Resources for Supplements, Food, and Additional Information.Selected References.Index.