Books and Published Articles

Orthomolecular Psychiatry

Roots of Molecular Medicine book cover

Dr. Kunin outlines effective and successful treatment of psychiatric disorders with Orthomolecular therapy in The Roots of Molecular Medicine, a collection of papers presented at a symposium of the Orthomolecular Society in San Francisco on May 7-8, 2083.

The Roots of Molecular Medicine: A Tribute to Linus Pauling, W. H Freeman and Company, 1986; Richard P. Heumer (ed); pp 181-213

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Orthomolecular Medicine and Digestion

Cover of the Optimal Digestive Health book

In Optimal Digestive Health, Dr. Kunin published two articles (The Problem of Viruses and Nutrients for Repair) that explore how the body's digestive system can be affected by viral infections, and the role of nutrients in both preventing these kinds of infections and how a sound nutritional foundation promotes optimal digestive system health.

Optimal Digestive Health: A Complete Guide, (Inner Traditions / Bear & Co, 2005); Nichols & Faass (editors); pp 189-192, pp 288-304

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Orthomolecular Medicine Defined

Cover of Alternative Medicine: The Definitive Guide

In this article, Dr. Kunin writes about the practice of orthomolecular medicine, describing how it works, its basic principles and diagnostic methods, the types of conditions that benefit most from its methods, and both its history and prospects for the future. It's everything you need to know to understand the therapy. He includes a reading list by other authors for those craving more on the topic.

Article from Alternative Medicine: The Definitive Guide, (Celestial Arts, 2002); Burton Goldberg (editor); pp 406-412.

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Principles That Identify Orthomolecular Medicine

Cover of the Principles That Identify Orthomolecular Medicine article

In 1968, Linus Pauling coined the word "Orthomolecular" to denote the use of naturally occurring substances, particularly nutrients, in maintaining health and treating disease. In the is article, Dr. Kunin provides an overview of the principles that identify Orthomolecular Medicine and the holistic approach to health covered by this unique medical specialty.

Article from Journal of Orthomolecular Medicine, Vol. 2, No. 4, 1987, Pp 203-206.

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Snake Oil - A Potent Source of Omega-3 EFA

Cover of the Snake Oil - A Potent Source of Omega-3 EFA article

Snake oil, looked upon for decades as an ingredient in questionable potions and quackery medicine, turns out to be a legitimate—and potent—source of Omega-3 EFA. Read this letter by Dr. Kunin, published first in 1989.

Article from Journal of Orthomolecular Medicine, Vol. 4, No. 3, 1989, Pp. 139-140.

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Aspirin and Niacin

Cover of The Action of Aspirin in Preventing the Niacin Flush and its Relevance to the Antischizophrenic Action of Megadose Niacin

This groundbreaking article, “The Action of Aspirin in Preventing the Niacin Flush and its Relevance to the Antischizophrenic Action of Megadose Niacin” was first presented by Dr. Kunin at the fourth annual meeting of the Academy of Orthomolecular Psychiatry in Detroit, MI, May 1974.

Article from ORTHOMOLECULAR PSYCHIATRY, Vol. 5, No. 2, 1976, Pp. 89-100.

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Ketosis and the Optimal Carbohydrate Diet: A Basic Factor in Orthomolecular Psychiatry

Cover of Ketosis and the Optimal Carbohydrate Diet

This article explores the history and biochemistry of the ketogenic diet and its use in medicine, particularly in the treatment of epilepsy and also obesity.

Article from ORTHOMOLECULAR PSYCHIATRY, Vol. 5, No. 3, 1976, Pp. 203-211.

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