Nutritional Health

Strategies for Disease Prevention

  • Norman J. Temple
  • Ted Wilson
  • David R. Jacobs, Jr.

Part of the Nutrition and Health book series (NH)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxi
  2. David R. Jacobs Jr., Norman J. Temple
    Pages 1-27
  3. David R. Jacobs Jr.
    Pages 29-42
  4. Kelly C. Allison
    Pages 43-58
  5. Norman J. Temple, Nelia P. Steyn
    Pages 127-142
  6. Claire R. Whittle, Michelle C. McKinley, Jayne V. Woodside
    Pages 143-168
  7. Michael R. Flock, Penny M. Kris-Etherton
    Pages 169-219
  8. Claire McEvoy, Ian S. Young, Jayne V. Woodside
    Pages 221-246
  9. Ali Zirakzadeh
    Pages 247-270
  10. Cindy D. Davis, John A. Milner
    Pages 271-291
  11. David R. Jacobs Jr., Norman J. Temple
    Pages 311-322
  12. Norman J. Temple, Marion Nestle
    Pages 373-390
  13. Richard B. Kreider, Neil A. Schwarz, Brian Leutholtz
    Pages 391-434
  14. Marion Nestle, Ted Wilson
    Pages 477-490
  15. Scott P. Segal, Travis J. Knight, Donald C. Beitz
    Pages 505-522
  16. Sera L. Young, Gretel H. Pelto
    Pages 523-537
  17. Norman J. Temple, Ted Wilson, David R. Jacobs Jr.
    Pages 539-542
  18. Back Matter
    Pages 543-559

About this book


In its third much-expanded edition, the highly praised Nutritional Health: Strategies for Disease Prevention, Third Edition has been brought fully up to date to include all the new thinking and discoveries that have the greatest capacity to improve human health and nutritional advancement.  Drs. Temple, Wilson and Jacobs have organized this volume so that it provides an in-depth overview of the role of diet and dietary components in chronic disease prevention; the importance of public health actions, regulatory decisions and academic research in assuring the safety and efficacy of claims made on foods and dietary supplements.  About half the new edition has been revised and updated from the second edition while the other half consists of major revisions of previous chapters or new subjects. Like the two previous editions the book contains general reviews on various topics in nutrition, especially those of much current interest.  Up to date and comprehensive, Nutritional Health: Strategies for Disease Prevention, Third Edition offers physicians, dietitians, and nutritionists a practical, data-driven, integrated resource to help evaluate the critical role of nutrition.


Beverages Biotechnology Blood lipids Cancer prevention Cardiovascular disease Chronic disease Cost-effectiveness Dietary guidelines Dietary intake Dietary supplements Eating disorders Exercise and sports Food industry Food synergy Global nutrition Heart disease Measuring dietary intake Nutrient intakes Nutrition research Nutrition therapy Nutrition transition Nutritional anthropology Nutritional epidemiology Phytochemicals Sociodemographic characteristics Type 2 diabetes

Editors and affiliations

  • Norman J. Temple
    • 1
  • Ted Wilson
    • 2
  • David R. Jacobs, Jr.
    • 3
  1. 1.Centre for ScienceAthabasca UniversityAthabascaCanada
  2. 2.Department of BiologyWinona State UniversityWinonaUSA
  3. 3.School of Public Health, Division of Epidemiology and Community HUniversity of MinnesotaMinneapolisUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2012
  • Publisher Name Humana Press, Totowa, NJ
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-1-61779-893-1
  • Online ISBN 978-1-61779-894-8
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