Nutrition Guide for Physicians and Related Healthcare Professionals

  • Norman J. Temple
  • Ted Wilson
  • George A. Bray

Part of the Nutrition and Health book series (NH)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxxi
  2. Nutrition Across the Lifespan

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Michelle C. McKinley, Jennifer J. Francis, Jayne V. Woodside
      Pages 3-12
    3. James K. Friel, Wafaa A. Qasem
      Pages 13-20
    4. Jennifer J. Francis, Kathryn Alp
      Pages 21-28
    5. Jamie S. Stang, Brittany Stotmeister
      Pages 29-39
    6. Margaret A. Maher
      Pages 41-50
    7. Eleanor D. Schlenker
      Pages 51-60
  3. Nutrition in the Prevention and Management of Chronic Conditions

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 61-61
    2. Kelly C. Allison, Christina M. Hopkins
      Pages 63-72
    3. George A. Bray, Catherine M. Champagne
      Pages 73-90
    4. Marion J. Franz, Zhuoshi Zhang, Bernard Joseph Venn
      Pages 103-112
    5. Désirée Schliemann, Jayne V. Woodside, Claire T. McEvoy, Norman J. Temple
      Pages 113-121
    6. David W. Harsha, George A. Bray
      Pages 123-128
    7. Michael Camilleri, Alice N. Brako
      Pages 129-138
    8. Laura A. G. Armas, Corrine Hanson
      Pages 181-188
    9. Elaine B. Trujillo, Sharon A. Ross, Cindy D. Davis
      Pages 189-200
  4. Food, the Substances in Food, and Their Effects on Health

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 201-201
    2. Caroline McGirr, Claire T. McEvoy, Jayne V. Woodside
      Pages 203-212
    3. Ted Wilson, Kerrie Kaspar
      Pages 213-222
    4. Johnson W. McRorie
      Pages 229-239
    5. Marise M. Pinheiro, Ted Wilson
      Pages 241-247
    6. Karen M. Davison
      Pages 249-259
    7. Gianna Ferretti, Davide Neri, Bruno Borsari
      Pages 273-282
  5. Diet and Health: A Summary

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 283-283
  6. Sources of Nutritional Information

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 295-295
    2. Jennifer J. Francis, Carol J. Klitzke
      Pages 297-301
    3. Karen M. Gibson, Norman J. Temple, Asima R. Anwar
      Pages 303-311
  7. Other Selected Topics

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 323-323
    2. Norman J. Temple
      Pages 325-334
    3. Norman J. Temple
      Pages 335-340
    4. Garvan C. Kane, Sheila M. Wicks, Temitope O. Lawal, Gail B. Mahady
      Pages 341-349
    5. Catherine M. Champagne, George A. Bray
      Pages 351-360
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 371-389

About this book


Nutrition Guide for Physicians is a desktop reference guide on nutrition and its clinical implications for health and disease through the lifecycle. Presented in a new softcover format and user-friendly style, it serves as a valuable resource of practical information on nutrition for physicians in their daily practice. Nutrition Guide for Physicians is divided into three parts that cross the spectrum of nutritional concerns for improving the practice of medicine. Part One provides basic nutritional principles for physicians. Part Two covers nutrition through the lifecycle and optimal nutrition patterns through all stages of development. Part Three covers diet and its role in prevention, cause and treatment of disease. All chapters include figures and tables that provide useful descriptive and visual reviews. "Key points" and succinct "conclusions" are also provided for each topic. Nutrition Guide for Physicians provides a wide perspective of the impact that nutrition has upon medical practice and will be am indispensable resource for primary care physicians and other medical professionals.


Nutrition Therapy Eating Disorders Diet Metabolic Disorders Food Allergies Dietary Recommendations Food Safety

Editors and affiliations

  • Norman J. Temple
    • 1
  • Ted Wilson
    • 2
  • George A. Bray
    • 3
  1. 1.Athabasca University Centre for ScienceAthabascaCanada
  2. 2.Winona State University Department of BiologyWinonaUSA
  3. 3.Louisiana State University Pennington Biomedical Research CenterBaton RougeUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG 2017
  • Publisher Name Humana Press, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-49928-4
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-49929-1
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