Nutrition in Clinical Practice: A Comprehensive, Evidence-Based Manual for the Practitioner / Edition 2

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Written by one of America's foremost authorities in preventive medicine, Nutrition in Clinical Practice, Second Edition is the practical, comprehensive, evidence-based reference that all clinicians need to offer patients effective, appropriate dietary counseling. This fully revised edition incorporates the latest studies and includes new chapters on diet and hematopoiesis, diet and dermatologic conditions, and health effects of coffee, chocolate, and ethanol.

Each chapter concludes with concise guidelines for counseling and treatment, based on consensus and the weight of evidence. Appendices include clinically relevant formulas, nutrient data tables, patient-specific meal planners, and print and Web-based resources for clinicians and patients.

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Katz (public health, Yale U. School of Medicine) summarizes the evidence from the vast amounts of data available about human health and nutrition. This volume offers a concise synopsis for practitioners of clinically relevant issues revolving around nutrition, such as nutrient metabolism; diet as it relates to a variety of diseases, including hypertension, diabetes, osteoporosis, immunity, and gastrointestinal disorders. Other topics covered in this reference include diet and vision, diet and pregnancy, vegetarianism, sleep-wake cycles and mood as related to nutrition, and principles of dietary counseling. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781582558219
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Publication date: 3/1/2008
  • Series: Nutrition in Clinical Practice Series
  • Edition description: Second
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 592
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 9.92 (h) x 0.83 (d)

Table of Contents

Clinically Relevant Carbohydrate Metabolism
Clinically Relevant Fat Metabolism
Clinically Relevant Protein Metabolism
Overview of Clinically Relevant Micronutrient Metabolism

Diet, Weight Regulation, and Obesity
Diet, Diabetes Mellitus, Insulin Resistance, and the Metabolic Syndrome
Diet, Atherosclerosis, and Ischemic Heart Disease
Diet and Hypertension
Diet and Hemostasis
Diet and Peripheral and Cerebrovascular Disease
Diet, Immune Function, and Inflammation
Diet and Cancer
Diet, Hematopoiesis, and Anemia
Diet, Bone Metabolism, and Osteoporosis
Diet and Respiratory Diseases: COPD, Asthma
Diet and Renal Disease
Diet and Hepatobiliary Disease
Diet and Common Gastrointestinal Disorders
Diet, Dyspepsia, and Peptic Ulcer Disease
Diet and Rheumatologic Disease
Diet and Neurologic Disorders
Diet and Dermatologic Conditions
Diet and Wound Healing
Food Allergy and Intolerance
Eating Disorders
Malnutrition and Cachexia

Diet, Pregnancy, and Lactation
Diet and the Menstrual Cycle
Diet and Early Development: Pediatric Nutrition
Diet and Adolescence
Diet and Senescence
Diet and Athletic Performance
Endocrine Effects of Diet: Phytoestrogens
Diet, Sleep-Wake Cycles, and Mood
Diet and Cognitive Function
Diet and Vision
Diet and Dentition
Hunger, Appetite, Taste, and Satiety
Health Effects of Ethanol
Health Effects of Coffee
Macronutrient Food Substitutes
Vegetarianism, Veganism, and Macrobiotic Diets

Culture, Evolutionary Biology, and the Determinants of Dietary Preference
Diet and Health Promotion

Dietary Change: Models of Behavior Modification
Dietary Counseling in Clinical Practice

Nutrition Formulas of Clinical Interest
Growth and Body Weight Assessment Tables
Dietary Intake Assessment in the U.S. Population
Dietary Intake Assessment Instruments
Nutrient/Nutraceutical Reference Tables: Intake Range and Dietary Sources
Nutrient Composition of Foods
Diet-Drug Interactions
Nutrient Remedies for Common Conditions: Patient Resources
Print and Web-based Resource Materials for Professionals
Print and Web-based Resource Materials for Patients
Patient-Specific Meal Planners
Patient-Specific Supplement Guidelines

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