Nutrition Guide for Physicians by Ted WilsonNutrition Guide for Physicians by Ted Wilson

Nutrition Guide for Physicians

EditorTed Wilson, George A. Bray, Norman J. Temple

Paperback | September 7, 2011

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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.
Dr. Ted Wilson, PhD is an associate professor of Biology at Winona State University in Winona, Minnesota. He teaches courses in Nutrition, Physiology, Cardiovascular Physiology, Cell Signal Transduction and Cell Biology. His research examines how diet affects human nutritional physiology and whether food/dietary supplement health claim...
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Title:Nutrition Guide for PhysiciansFormat:PaperbackDimensions:468 pagesPublished:September 7, 2011Publisher:Humana PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

1. Fat: The Good, the Bad, and the UglyJennifer C. Lovejoy, PhD2. Dietary Fiber: All Fibers are not AlikeJoanne Slavin, PhD, RD, and David Jacobs, PhD3. Sugar and Artificial Sweeteners: Seeking the Sweet TruthBarry M Popkin PhD and Kiyah Duffey4. Vitamins and Minerals: How much do we Really Need?Marie Boyle Struble, PhD, RD5. Dietary Reference Intakes: Cutting through the ConfusionJennifer J Francis, MPH, RD and Carol J. Klitzke, MS, RD6. Food Labels and Sources of Nutrients: Sorting the Wheat from the ChaffKaren M. Gibson, MS, RD, CD, CSSD, Norman Temple, PhD and Asima R. Anwar, BSc7. Vegetarian and Vegan Diets: Weighing the ClaimsClaire McEnvoy SRD, MPhil and Jayne V Woodside, PhD 8. Dietary Recommendations for Non-Alcoholic BeveragesTed Wilson, PhD9. Should Moderate Alcohol Consumption be Promoted?Ted Wilson, PhD and Norman J. Temple, PhD10. Issues of Food Safety: Are "Organic" Apples Better? Gianna Ferretti, PhD, Davide Neri, PhD, and Bruno Borsari PhD 11. What is a Healthy Diet? From Nutritional Science to Food GuidesNorman J. Temple, PhD12. Achieving Dietary Change: The Role of the PhysicianJoanne M. Spahn, MS, RD, FADA 13. Dietary Supplements: Navigating a MinefieldNorman J. Temple, PhD and Asima R. Anwar, BSc14. Taste Sensation: Why we eat what tastes goodBridget A. Cassady, BSc and Richard D. Mattes, MPH, PhD, RD15. Pregnancy: Preparation for the Next GenerationJennifer J Francis, MPH, RD16. Infants: Transition from Breast to Bottle to SolidsJacki M Rorabaugh BSc and James K Friel PhD 17. Young Children: Preparing for the Future Jennifer J Francis, MPH, RD18. Adolescents and Young Adults: Facing the ChallengesKathy Roberts, MS, RD19. Healthy Aging: Nutrition Concepts for Older AdultsEleanor Schlenker, PhD, RD 20. Assessing Nutritional Status: How Do We Know If Our Diet Is Healthy?Catherine M Champagne, PhD, RD and George A Bray, MD21. Eating Disorders: Disorders of Under- and Over-nutritionKelly C Allison, PhD22. Obesity: Understanding and Achieving a Healthy WeightCatherine M Champagne, PhD, RD and George A Bray, MD23. Nutrition Therapy Effectiveness for the Treatment of Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes: Prioritizing Recommendations Based on EvidenceMarion J. Franz, MS, RD, CDE 24. Diabetes: Lifestyle Interventions to Stem the Tide of Type 2 DiabetesMarion J. Franz, MS, RD, CDE 25. Coronary Heart Disease: Nutritional Interventions for Prevention and Therapy Claire McEnvoy SRD, MPhil, Jayne V Woodside, PhD, Norman Temple, Ph.D., 26. Diet and Blood Pressure: The High and Low of ItDavid Harsha, PhD and George A Bray, MD27. Gastrointestinal Disorders: Does Nutrition Control the Disease?Alice N Brako, BVM, MA, MPH, CHES28. Nutrition in Patients with Diseases of the Liver and PancreasRoman E. Perri MD29. Medical Nutrition Therapy in Chronic Kidney Disease and Other Disorders Luanne Prestifillipo, MS, RD30. Bone Health: Sound Suggestions for Stronger BonesLaura A.G. Armas, MD, Karen A. Rafferty, RD, and Robert P. Heaney, MD31. Inherited Metabolic Disorders and Nutritional Genomics: Choosing the Wrong ParentsAsima R Anwar, BSc and Scott Segal PhD32. Nutritional Challenges of Girls and WomenMargaret A. Maher, PhD, RD and Kate Fireovid, MS, RD33. Diet, Physical Activity, and Cancer PreventionCindy D Davis, PhD and John A Milner, PhDD34. Food Allergy and Intolerance: Diagnoses and Nutritional Management Kathy Roberts, MS, RD35. Drug Interactions with Food and BeveragesGarvan C. Kane, MD, PhDAppendicesI- Aids to CalculationsThis covers the calculation of BMI, conversions of different units, portion sizes (e.g., teaspoon).II- Sources of Reliable Information on NutritionThis will give a selection of sources of information, including books and the internet.III- Dietary Reference Intakes (DRI) Tables This presents the DRI tables in a simplified form

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From the reviews:"This up-to-date reference on the importance of diet in physical health reviews current research, evaluates the evidence behind popular trends, and provides practical guidelines. . It is geared toward physicians and relevant for any healthcare professional. . In an increasingly health conscious world, this book will be a valuable resource for physicians concerned with both primary and secondary forms of dietary prevention. . evaluates the science behind current trends . and reviews current literature to provide practical recommendations. It is well organized, concise, and accessible." (Heather Huang, Doody's Review Service, May, 2010)"This refreshing comprehensive new book will help us all do it better. . In 35 chapters numerous experts in nutrition have discussed advantages and disadvantages of various types of foods and include the special aspects of vegetarian diets. . A major portion of the book focuses on the special nutritional needs of patients who have a broad spectrum of acute and chronic medical disorders. . Comprehensive therapists should have this book at their disposal to use for making recommendations to their patients." (Harry L. Messmore and William H. Wehrmacher, Comprehensive Therapy, Summer, 2010)