ISBN 9781451186642,Nutrition in Clinical Practice: A Comprehensive, Evidence-Based Manual for the Practitioner

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



Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Publication Year 2014

ISBN 9781451186642

ISBN-10 1451186649


Edition 3rd
Number of Pages 760 Pages
Language (English)

Medicine: general issues

In nearly every level of treatment and counseling, care providers must take into account the effects of their patients' diets. "Nutrition in Clinical Practice" is written to guide health professionals in providing well-informed, compassionate, and effective dietary and weight-management counseling.
This fully updated 3rd edition is edited by a leading authority in nutrition and preventive medicine. Practical and evidence-based, chapters address the effects of diet on health and a comprehensive array of illnesses, making it a vital and timely addition to any caregiver's library.
NEW data from hundreds of recent studies
NEW section: Contemporary Topics in Nutrition
Easy-reference format includes short chapters, links to current online articles
Contributors representing diverse expertise and practical experience with medical education, nutrition in clinical practice, and preventive medicine
Enhanced coverage of controversial topics, such as, the effects of sugar; health effects of obesity and the 'obesity paradox'; health effects of gluten and grains; nutritional therapy
Appendices includes ancillary materials such as clinically relevant formulas, nutrition data tables, and patient specific meal planners, all fully updated
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