Nutrition in the Prevention and Treatment of Disease

ISBN-10: 0123918847
ISBN-13: 9780123918840
Edition: 3rd 2012
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Book details

List price: $60.99
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology
Publication date: 12/18/2012
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 920
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.87" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 6.688

Expertly edited, the Second Edition of Nutrition in the Prevention and Treatment of Disease offers 18 completely new chapters and 50% overall material updated. Given its unique focus and extensive coverage of clinical applications and disease prevention, this edition is organized for easy integration into advanced upper-division or graduate nutrition curriculums. Foundation chapters on nutrition research methodology and application clearly link the contributions of basic science to applied nutrition research and, in turn, to research-based patient care guidelines. Readers will learn to integrate basic principles and concepts across disciplines and areas of research and practice as well as how to apply this knowledge in new creative ways. Chapters on specific nutrients and health cover topics where data are just beginning to be identified, such as choline, antioxidants, nutrition and cognition, and eye disease. Established areas of chronic disease: obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, gastrointestinal disease, and bone health are presented each in their own sections, which aim to demonstrate the inter-action of basic science, genetics, applied nutrition research, and research-based patient care guidelines. No other nutrition book on the market takes this approach. Students will take away foundational insights into the application of nutrition research in the prevention and treatment of disease. Busy researchers and clinicians will use this book as a "referesher course” and should feel confident in making patient care recommendations based on solid current research findings. * 18 completely new chapters and 50% overall new material* Unique focus and extensive coverage of clinical applications and disease prevention.* Clearly links the contributions of basic science to applied nutrition research and, in turn, to research-based patient care guidelines. * Assimilates a large body of research and applications and serves as a "refresher course” for busy researchers and clinicians.

Research Methodology
Assessment Methods for Research and Practice
Dietary Assessment Methodology
Assessment of Dietary Supplement Use
Physical Assessment of Nutritional Status
Energy Requirement Methodology
Research and Applied Methods for Observational and Intervention Studies
Application of Research Paradigms to Nutrition Practice
Overview of Nutritional Epidemiology
Analysis, Presentation, and Interpretation of Dietary Data
Current Theoretical Bases for Nutrition Intervention and Their Uses
Nutrition Intervention: Lessons from Clinical Trials
Tools and Techniques to Facilitate Nutrition Intervention
Evaluation of Nutrition Interventions
Biomarkers and Their Use in Nutrition Intervention
Nutrition for Health Maintenance, Prevention, and Disease-Specific Treatment
Food and Nutrient Intake for Health
Nutrition Guidelines to Maintain Health
Nutrition, Health Policy, and the Problem of Proof
Choline and Neural Development
Nutrition Requirements for Athletes
Nutrition for Children with Special Health Care Needs
Dietary Bioactive Compounds for Health
Antioxidants in Health and Disease
Diet and Supplements in the Prevention and Treatment of Eye Diseases
Nutrients and Food Constituents in Cognitive Decline and Neurodegenerative Disease
Phytochemicals in prevention and treatment of Obesity and Related Disorder
Bioavailability and metabolism of bioactive compounds from foods
Overweight and Obesity
Genetics of Human Obesity
Obesity: Overview of Treatments and Interventions
Surgical intervetion for obesity
Behavioral Risk Factors for Overweight and Obesity: Diet and Physical Activity
Dietary Approaches to Exploit Energy Balance Utilities for Body Weight Control
Cardiovascular Disease
Genetic Influences on Blood Lipids and Cardiovascular Disease Risk
The Role of Diet in the Prevention and Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease
Nutrition, Lifestyle, and Hypertension
Diabetes Mellitus
Obesity and the Risk for Diabetes
The Role of Diet in the Prevention and Treatment of Diabetes
Nutrition Management for Gestational Diabetes
Cancer
Interaction of Nutrition and Genes in Carcinogenesis
Nutrition and Cancers of the Breast, Endometrium, and Ovary
Nutrition and Prostate Cancer
Nutrition and Colon Cancer
Gastrointestinal Health and Disease
Intestinal Microflora and Diet in Health
Nutrition in Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Short Bowel Syndrome
Nutrient Considerations in Lactose Intolerance
Nutritional Considerations in the Management of Celiac Disease
Nutrition and Cystic Fibrosis
Bone Health and Disease
Current Understanding of Vitamin D Metabolism, Nutritional Status, and Role in Disease Prevention
Osteoporosis: The Early Years
Osteoporosis in Adults
Appendix
Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs)

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