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Nutrition Guide for Physicians and Related Healthcare Professionals

  • A fully updated new edition

  • Written in a user-friendly style

  • Includes key points and conclusions for each topic

  • Includes supplementary material: sn.pub/extras

Part of the book series: Nutrition and Health (NH)

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Table of contents (36 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxxi
  2. Nutrition Across the Lifespan

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1
    2. Pregnancy: Preparation for the Next Generation

      • Michelle C. McKinley, Jennifer J. Francis, Jayne V. Woodside
      Pages 3-12
    3. Infants: Transition from Breast to Bottle to Solids

      • James K. Friel, Wafaa A. Qasem
      Pages 13-20
    4. Young Children: Preparing for the Future

      • Jennifer J. Francis, Kathryn Alp
      Pages 21-28
    5. Nutrition in Adolescence

      • Jamie S. Stang, Brittany Stotmeister
      Pages 29-39
    6. Nutritional Challenges of Girls and Women

      • Margaret A. Maher
      Pages 41-50
    7. Healthy Aging: Nutrition Concepts for Older Adults

      • Eleanor D. Schlenker
      Pages 51-60
  3. Nutrition in the Prevention and Management of Chronic Conditions

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 61-61
    2. Eating Disorders: Disorders of Under- and Overnutrition

      • Kelly C. Allison, Christina M. Hopkins
      Pages 63-72
    3. Obesity: Understanding and Achieving a Healthy Weight

      • George A. Bray, Catherine M. Champagne
      Pages 73-90
    4. Lifestyle Interventions to Stem the Tide of Type 2 Diabetes

      • Marion J. Franz, Zhuoshi Zhang, Bernard Joseph Venn
      Pages 103-112
    5. Coronary Heart Disease: Nutritional Interventions for Prevention and Therapy

      • Désirée Schliemann, Jayne V. Woodside, Claire T. McEvoy, Norman J. Temple
      Pages 113-121
    6. Diet and Blood Pressure: The High and Low of it

      • David W. Harsha, George A. Bray
      Pages 123-128
    7. Role of Nutrition in Understanding Common Gastrointestinal Disorders

      • Michael Camilleri, Alice N. Brako
      Pages 129-138

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.

Keywords

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

Editors and Affiliations

  • Athabasca University Centre for Science, Athabasca, Canada

    Norman J. Temple

  • Winona State University Department of Biology, Winona, USA

    Ted Wilson

  • Louisiana State University Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, USA

    George A. Bray

About the editors

Norman J. Temple, PhD

(Corresponding editor)

Centre for Science

Athabasca University

Athabasca, Alberta T9S 3A3

Canada


Ted Wilson, PhD

Department of Biology

Winona State University

Winona, MN 54603


George A. Bray

Pennington Center

Baton Rouge, LA 70808

Bibliographic Information

Buying options

eBook USD 109.00
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • ISBN: 978-3-319-49929-1
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
  • Exclusive offer for individuals only
  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout