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.