Preventing and Treating Common Health Problems
with Fatty Acids

Lorna R. Vanderhaeghe, B.Sc.
Karlene Karst, B.Sc., R.D.
Paperback: 247 pages
Publisher: Wiley; 2 edition (February 11, 2004)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0470834897
ISBN-13: 978-0470834893

Reduce Weight, Lower Cholesterol, Control Diabetes, Prevent Heart Disease, Reduce Risk of Cancer, Improve Brain Function, Develop Stronger Bones, Increase Longevity, Eliminate Arthritis Symptoms,
Protect the Prostate, Improve Fertility, Give Birth to a Healthier Baby.


Acknowledgments vii
Introduction ix
  1. The ABCs of EFAs 1
  2. Win the War Against Weight 22
  3. Diabetes: You May Be At Risk 33
  4. Heart Health: Have a Love Affair with Fat 43
  5. Boost Your Brain, Improve Mental Health 57
  6. Fats for Mother, Infant, Child 66
  7. Healthy Fats, Healthy Hormones 79
  8. The Diet and Breast Cancer Link 96
  9. Beautiful Skin Begins Within 114
  10. Optimal Oils for Bones and Joints 127
  11. Prostate Protection 146
  12. Facts, Fallacies and Misconceptions 154
  13. What to Look for in a Quality Product 177
Glossary 192
References 195
Resource Guide 207
Index 209