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Foundations of Naturopathic Nutrition
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Table of Contents

List of figures and tables

Acronyms and abbreviations

Preface

PART 1. ESSENTIALS OF NATUROPATHIC NUTRITION

1 Introduction to naturopathy, nutrition, naturopathic nutrition, basic physiology, digestion and the body's protective systems

PART 2. MACRONUTRIENTS

2 Water, energy and protein

3 Carbohydrates: available and unavailable

4 Lipids, cholesterol and lipotropic nutrients: choline and inositol

PART 3. VITAMINS

5 Introduction to vitamins and fat-soluble vitamins: vitamins A, D, E and K

6 Water-soluble vitamins: vitamins C, B1, B2 and B3

7 Water-soluble vitamins: vitamins B5, B6, B12, folic acid and biotin

PART 4. MACROMINERALS

8 Introduction to minerals and macrominerals: calcium, phosphorus and magnesium

9 Macrominerals: sodium, potassium, chloride and sulfur

PART 5. TRACE ELEMENTS

10 Introduction to microminerals and trace elements: iron and zinc

11 Trace elements: copper, manganese and iodine

12 Trace elements: selenium, chromium, molybdenum and fluorine, and ultratrace elements: boron and silicon

PART 6. NUTRITIONAL BIOACTIVES

13 Nutritional bioactives: coenzyme Q10, alpha-lipoic acid, phytochemicals and chlorophyll

14 Nutritional bioactives: digestive enzymes, probiotics, arthritis bioactives, fungi, algae and bee products

Appendix: Nutrient tables

Index

About the Author

Fay Paxton PhD is a naturopath and nutritionist. She has taught nutrition at the Southern School of Natural Therapies for over twenty-five years and has worked as a consultant for manufacturers of dietary and herbal supplements.

Reviews

"A fabulous resource, not only for practitioners but also all those with an interest in nutrition." --Professor Alan Bensoussan, Director, National Institute of Complementary Medicine, University of Western Sydney

"I thoroughly recommend this book as a learning aid for students, and as an excellent reference guide for experienced practitioners." --Jackie Day, President, Naturopathic Nutrition Association

"The foundation nutrition text we've all been waiting for. Fay Paxton has drawn from her many years of clinical nutrition experience, combining it with relevant research-based evidence, to produce an exhaustive body of work that is unique in its specific relevance to naturopathic and complementary medicine students and practitioners." --David Stelfox, Associate Program Leader, Naturopathy, Endeavour College of Natural Health

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