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The companion volume to the Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine (see above) offers detailed profiles of vitamins, minerals, essential fatty acids, and other nutritional supplements. What sets this guide apart from similar works is the impressive list of references for each entry (55 pages in total). An excellent buy.
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Michael T. Murray, N.D. is widely regarded as one of the world's leading authorities on natural medicine. He is a graduate, faculty member, and serves on the Board of Trustees of Bastyr University in Seattle, Washington. Dr. Murray is the co-author of A Textbook of Natural Medicine, the definitive textbook on naturopathic medicine for physicians, as well as the consumer version - Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine. He has also written over 20 other books including The Healing Power of Herbs and The Encyclopedia of Nutritional Supplements.
As a consultant to the health food industry, Dr. Murray has been instrumental in bringing many effective natural products to North America, including:
·St. John's wort extract
·Ginkgo biloba extract
·Enteric coated peppermint oil
·Saw palmetto berry extract
For the past twenty years, Dr. Murray has been compiling a massive database of original scientific studies from the medical literature. He has personally collected over 50,000 articles from the scientific literature which provide strong evidence on the effectiveness of diet, vitamins, minerals, glandular extracts, herbs, and other natural measures in the maintenance of health and the treatment of disease. It is from this constantly expanding database that Dr. Murray provides the answers on health and healing. According to Dr. Murray: "One of the great myths about natural medicines is that they are not scientific. The fact of the matter is that for most common illnesses there is greater support in the medical literature for a natural approach than there is for drugs or surgery."
Unfortunately, many people are not aware of the natural approach that can put them on the road to lifelong health. Michael T. Murray, N.D. has dedicated his life to educating physicians, patients, and the general public on the tremendous healing power of nature. In addition to his books, which have cumulative sales of over two million copies, Dr. Murray has written thousands of articles, appeared on hundreds of radio and TV programs, and lectured to hundreds of thousands of people nationwide.
There again this author is very complete ans détailed in his books. Very intersting and helpful. Goes into depths to explain the suppléments. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Danielle Boisvert
Great Book, The author Michael T. Murray always does a great job at taken a ton of info and giving to the reader with ease. Read morePublished on July 22 2013 by Badassnrocknroll
My uncle, who has been taking vitamins for years, recommended this book to me when I asked him for a single reference that would tell me about vitamins, minerals,EFAs, as well as... Read morePublished on Jan. 20 2003 by merrymousies
Lots of hype but little scientific evidence. Mostly based on opinion and conjecture. Better to look elsewhere......Bratman's Natural Health Bible is excellent with references. Read morePublished on Feb. 18 2002
Michel Murray shows a distinct lack of knowledge of pathophysiology (alteration of body function due to disease). Read morePublished on Feb. 11 2002 by William R Joppa
I have been intending to get around to writing a review of this great book, but, alas, life is soooo busy. Read morePublished on Aug. 4 2000 by Suzanne Chonok
The book is the foundation of my Nutritional Supplement program. Murray's information is extremely reliable. He supports most of his comments with references. Read morePublished on March 24 2000