Preventive Nutrition

The Comprehensive Guide for Health Professionals

  • Adrianne Bendich
  • Richard J. Deckelbaum

Part of the Nutrition and Health book series (NH)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxxiii
  2. Global Issues

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Sara C. Folta, Alison G. M. Brown, Jeffrey B. Blumberg
      Pages 3-24
    3. Roger Clemens, Peter Pressman
      Pages 47-62
    4. Henry Greenberg, Stephanie Shiau
      Pages 63-69
    5. Korinne M. Piccolo, Joseph I. Boullata
      Pages 83-113
    6. Leah E. Cahill, Eric B. Rimm
      Pages 115-129
  3. Cancer Prevention

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 131-131
    2. Anthony J. Alberg, John M. Wrangle
      Pages 133-152
    3. Donato F. Romagnolo, Ornella I. Selmin
      Pages 153-166
    4. Yin Cao, Lorelei Mucci, Edward Giovannucci
      Pages 167-181
    5. Rebecca L. Sedjo, Marian L. Neuhouser, Cheryl L. Rock
      Pages 183-214
    6. Lauren E. Conlon, John W. Erdman Jr.
      Pages 215-242
  4. Cardiovascular Disease Prevention

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 243-243
    2. Janice L. Atkins, S. Goya Wannamethee
      Pages 245-254
    3. Katherine Patton, Mandy L. Corrigan
      Pages 297-307
    4. Tammy M. Scott, Kristen E. D’Anci, Irwin H. Rosenberg
      Pages 309-318
  5. Diabetes and Obesity

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 319-319
    2. Cynthia A. Thomson, Marian L. Neuhouser, Shirley A. A. Beresford
      Pages 335-369
    3. Barbara Stetson, Stephanie McDonough, Sri Prakash Mokshagundam
      Pages 399-424
    4. Jessica Furst, John P. Bilezikian, Mishaela R. Rubin
      Pages 425-438
    5. Sue A. Shapses, Tara Mauro, Robert E. Brolin
      Pages 439-455
    6. Danielle Greenberg, Richard Black, Catherine Cioffi
      Pages 481-494
  6. Prevention of Major Disabilities: Geriatrics

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 495-495
    2. Laura A. G. Armas, Robert P. Heaney
      Pages 497-516
    3. Molly Schleicher, Elizabeth Whitcomb, Allen Taylor
      Pages 517-530
    4. John D. Bogden, Donald B. Louria
      Pages 531-550
  7. Prevention of Major Disabilities: Adults and Children

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 551-551
    2. Ronit Zilberboim, Adrianne Bendich
      Pages 553-595
    3. Murugi Ndirangu, Kevin A. Sztam
      Pages 645-675
    4. Theresa O. Scholl, Xinhua Chen
      Pages 705-731
    5. David St. Clair, Ezra Susser
      Pages 733-747
  8. Nutrition Transitions Around the World

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 749-749
    2. Nicole Figari, Oscar Castillo, Jaime Rozowski
      Pages 751-763
    3. Michael I. McBurney, Eric D. Ciappio
      Pages 807-821
    4. Bruce P. Daggy, Francis C. Lau
      Pages 823-842
    5. Atheer Yacoub, Wahida Karmally
      Pages 843-863
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 865-909

About this book


This newly expanded and updated fifth edition will be the largest and most comprehensive of the five editions with new topics and contributors. The authors have created the most comprehensive and up-to-date review of the nutritional strategies available for the prevention of disease and the promotion of health through nutrition, including state-of-the-art information for nutrition policy and programming. This text is useful for patients looking for credible healthcare information on a wide range of subjects including, ß-carotene, lycopene, antioxidants, folate, and the myriad of bioactive phytochemicals found in garlic and other foods. Sections on cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and pregnancy, among many others, will be of great value to practicing health professionals, including physicians, nutritionists, dentists, pharmacists, dieticians, health educators, policy makers, health economists, regulatory agencies, and research investigators. Goals for preventive nutrition in developing countries and nutrition transitions around the world, is also covered.

Preventive Nutrition: The Comprehensive Guide for Health Professionals, 5th Ed. is an important resource for thousands of health professionals who have been utilizing the previous editions since 1997.


Cancer prevention Cardiovascular disease Diabetes and obesity Diet quality Maternal nutrition Prevention of major disabilities

Editors and affiliations

  • Adrianne Bendich
    • 1
  • Richard J. Deckelbaum
    • 2
  1. 1.Consultants in Consumer HealthcareMorristownUSA
  2. 2.Columbia University Inst. Human NutritionNew YorkUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-22430-5
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-22431-2
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