The Encyclopedia of Nutrition and Good Health (Facts on File by Robert A Ronzio

By Robert A Ronzio

Effortless to appreciate format,from lay individual to professionals.Very concised and up to date info is given. Recomended for everybody who's into nutrients and residing healthy.This ebook is a needs to for each domestic.

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Cutler. “Recent Developments in the Drug Treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease,” Drugs and Aging 14, no. 5 (1999): 359–373. amanita A genus of MUSHROOM that includes many poisonous species, along with a few edible ones. Amanita species can be confused with edible mushrooms. The most common cause of mushroom poisoning is the ingestion of A. phalloides (death cap) and A. virosa (destroying angel). These species produce specific toxins called amatoxins and phallotoxins, compounds with cyclic AMINO ACID structures.

Patients with kidney disease and anyone regularly consuming antacids that contain aluminum compounds should be aware of the risks. Patients should avoid taking medications containing aluminum with orange juice (CITRIC ACID); this combination can dramatically increase aluminum uptake in the body. Acidic foods like TOMATO sauce, applesauce, and SAUERKRAUT should not be placed in aluminum foil or in uncoated aluminum cookware because these foods dissolve aluminum, which can then be absorbed. Alzheimer’s disease A progressive, degenerative disease of the brain and the leading cause of SENILITY in the United States.

Alkalemia A blood condition characterized by excessive alkalinity (excessively high pH). 4 is considered alkaline and rep- resents an accumulation of hydroxide ions and depletion of hydrogen ions, CARBON DIOXIDE, and CARBONIC ACID. 45. However, this equilibrium can be shifted by loss of STOMACH ACID through vomiting; by the consumption of alkaline medications such as those used to treat ulcers; and by rapid breathing (hyperventilation), which rapidly decreases the body’s stores of carbon dioxide.

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