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Nutritional Pathophysiology of Obesity and Its Comorbidities

Nutritional Pathophysiology of Obesity and Its Comorbidities Book
Author : Susan Ettinger
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2016-09-23
ISBN : 9780128030134
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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"Nutritional Pathophysiology of Obesity and Its Comorbidities: A Case-Study Approach" challenges students and practitioners to understand the role of nutrients within the pathophysiology and development of disease, specifically those diseases which develop as a result of obesity. Through a case-based approach, the author presents complex clinical scenarios that require multiple treatment strategies, including targeted diet modification as an adjuvant to medical therapy. The book is divided into9 modules and 5appendiceseach of which covers aspects of obesity and its comorbidities. Within each module, a case is detailed with relevant history, laboratory and physical data, and follow-up information. Each case is followed by a resource section which delineates current understanding of the pathophysiology of the condition, as well as the actions of nutrients and food components shown to modify these processes. A "further readings" section cites current supporting clinical and basic literature as well as published guidelines. Explores how obesity is a key player in the pathophysiology of many diseases, including diabetes mellitus, chronic renal failure, hypertension, and atherosclerosisIntegrates current understandings of the molecular mechanisms of nutrient action on the processes of disease development and treatmentPresents students and early practitioners with complex clinical scenarios through a practical case-based approach"

Nutritional Pathophysiology of Obesity and its Comorbidities

Nutritional Pathophysiology of Obesity and its Comorbidities Book
Author : Susan Ettinger
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2016-09-01
ISBN : 0128030348
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Nutritional Pathophysiology of Obesity and Its Comorbidities: A Case-Study Approach challenges students and practitioners to understand the role of nutrients within the pathophysiology and development of disease, specifically those diseases which develop as a result of obesity. Through a case-based approach, the author presents complex clinical scenarios that require multiple treatment strategies, including targeted diet modification as an adjuvant to medical therapy. The book is divided into 9 modules and 5 appendices each of which covers aspects of obesity and its comorbidities. Within each module, a case is detailed with relevant history, laboratory and physical data, and follow-up information. Each case is followed by a resource section which delineates current understanding of the pathophysiology of the condition, as well as the actions of nutrients and food components shown to modify these processes. A "further readings" section cites current supporting clinical and basic literature as well as published guidelines. Explores how obesity is a key player in the pathophysiology of many diseases, including diabetes mellitus, chronic renal failure, hypertension, and atherosclerosis Integrates current understandings of the molecular mechanisms of nutrient action on the processes of disease development and treatment Presents students and early practitioners with complex clinical scenarios through a practical case-based approach

Studies in Natural Products Chemistry

Studies in Natural Products Chemistry Book
Author : Atta-ur Rahman
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2021-04-16
ISBN : 0323898157
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Studies in Natural Products Chemistry, Volume 69 covers the synthesis, testing and recording of the medicinal properties of natural products, providing cutting-edge accounts of fascinating developments in the isolation, structure elucidation, synthesis, biosynthesis and pharmacology of a diverse array of bioactive natural products. Natural products in the plant and animal kingdom offer a huge diversity of chemical structures that are the result of biosynthetic processes. With rapid developments in spectroscopic techniques and accompanying advances in high-throughput screening techniques, it has become possible to rapidly isolate and determine the structures and biological activity of natural products, thus opening up opportunities in drug development. Focuses on the chemistry of bioactive natural products Contains contributions by leading authorities in the field Presents sources of new pharmacophores

Advanced Nutrition and Dietetics in Obesity

Advanced Nutrition and Dietetics in Obesity Book
Author : Catherine Hankey
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2018-02-05
ISBN : 0470670762
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This addition to the British Dietetic Association Advanced Nutrition and Dietetics book series is written for clinicians and researchers who work with any aspect of obesity and its comorbid conditions. Featuring contributions from leading researchers and practitioners from around the globe Advanced Nutrition and Dietetics in Obesity offers a uniquely international perspective on what has become a worldwide public health crisis. Chapters cover a full range of new ideas and research on the underlying drivers of obesity in populations including discussions on the genetic and clinical aspects of obesity, along with expert recommendations on how to effectively manage and prevent this chronic and persistent disease. Providing a comprehensive overview of the key literature in this field, Advanced Nutrition and Dietetics in Obesity is an invaluable resource for all those whose work should or does embrace any aspect of obesity.

Global Health Complications of Obesity

Global Health Complications of Obesity Book
Author : Jahangir Moini,Raheleh Ahangari,Carrie Miller,Mohtashem Samsam
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2020-04-01
ISBN : 0128197528
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Global Health Complications of Obesity presents a valuable resource for research scientists and clinicians by covering the burden of obesity and related diseases and serving as a starting point for in-depth discussions in academic settings and for obesity-treatment specialists. Obesity is associated with a statistically higher risk of heart disease, hypertension, insulin resistance, type 2 diabetes and many other diseases. This succinct resource focuses on the current data, research and management of obesity. It is essential reading for healthcare professionals, endocrinologists, nutritionists, public health students and medical students. Presents clinical cases, key terms and targeted references Addresses diseases including diabetes, cancer, hypertension, osteoarthritis, fatty liver disease, infertility, renal failure and depression Provides a link to new knowledge that is ideal for both researchers and clinicians

Advanced Physiology and Pathophysiology

Advanced Physiology and Pathophysiology Book
Author : Nancy Tkacs, PhD, RN,Linda Herrmann, PhD, RN, ACHPN, AGACNP-BC, GNP-BC, FAANP,Randall Johnson, PhD, RN
Publisher : Springer Publishing Company
Release : 2020-03-26
ISBN : 0826177085
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Note to Readers: Publisher does not guarantee quality or access to any included digital components if book is purchased through a third-party seller. Specifically designed for future healthcare providers who will diagnose, manage, and prescribe This advanced physiology and pathophysiology text is designed to address the specific learning needs of future nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other advanced healthcare providers caring for patients across the lifespan. Focusing on practical applications of physiology, it facilitates in-depth understanding of important pathophysiological concepts as they relate to major disorders commonly seen in clinical practice and includes comprehensive pediatric and geriatric considerations. This knowledge is crucial to providing the foundation required to be an informed and confident clinical decision maker. The author team includes experienced clinicians and educators: nurses and nurse practitioners, physician assistants, doctors of pharmacy, physicians, and basic scientists. This collaboration has produced a text that carefully details and richly illustrates the cellular structure and function of each organ system and mechanisms of associated major clinical disorders. Uniquely interweaving aspects of organ function during healthy states with disease-associated changes, the text emphasizes and extends the basic science foundation to practical clinical applications. The text promotes a deep understanding of cellular function in health and disease that provides the bedrock knowledge required to master pharmacology for prescriptive practice. Equally important, the solid foundation of applied pathophysiological mechanisms offered in this text prepares the student clinician to care for patients with a broad variety of disorders. This resource not only provides a deep dive into pathophysiology, but it also examines why patients often present with particular symptoms, the rationale for ordering specific diagnostic tests and interpretation of results, and common management strategies that proceed from the underlying pathophysiology. Key Features: Designed explicitly to build a foundation for pharmacology and clinical courses that lead to successful clinical practice and prescribing Includes comprehensive lifespan considerations with key insights from specialists in pediatric and geriatric pathophysiology Provides a complete chapter on the basic principles of genetics and genomics with coverage of genetic variations, assessment, and genomics woven throughout the book Integrates thought questions and case studies to promote discussion and synthesis of information Offers a unique Bridge to Clinical Practice in each chapter to translate science to patient care Includes more than 500 images to illustrate complex scientific concepts Summarizes the contents succinctly with handy key points at the end of each chapter Provides access to the fully searchable ebook, including student ancillaries on Springer Publishing ConnectTM

Handbook of Obesity Volume 1

Handbook of Obesity    Volume 1 Book
Author : George A. Bray
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2014-02-10
ISBN : 1842145576
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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In recent years, we've developed a much better grasp of the biological and other factors associated with the development of obesity. Reflecting our evolving understanding of causes and consequences, Handbook of Obesity: Epidemiology, Etiology, and Physiopathology provides comprehensive coverage of the biological, behavioral, and environmental deter

Controversies in Obesity

Controversies in Obesity Book
Author : David W. Haslam,Arya M. Sharma,Carel W. le Roux
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2013-12-11
ISBN : 1447128346
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book explores the pathophysiology, clinical assessment and management of the obese patient in the context of serious chronic disease, as well as the political and environmental aspects, including prevention. The book's approach of arriving at an exploration of these issues through the vehicle of assessing the controversies is unique and interesting, attempting to debunk the myths and explore the genuine science whilst demonstrating areas where healthy debate is rife.

Nutrition in the Prevention and Treatment of Disease

Nutrition in the Prevention and Treatment of Disease Book
Author : Ann M. Coulston,Carol Boushey
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2008
ISBN : 0123741181
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Nutrition in the Prevention and Treatment of Disease has been proving itself in the classroom for nearly 10 years and is praised as being accessible, applicable and a valuable textbook. It focuses specifically on the relationship between disease and nutrition, an area of ever increasing interest and concern as health care costs and availability continue to be an issue worldwide. Now reaching beyond just the individual healthcare concern, the potential for nutritional interventions to improve health status is also of heightened interest to public health professionals who are faced with an aging, obese, at-risk-of-diabetes population who may or may not have access to insurance. This textbook is the foundation of understanding how nutrition can be used to improve health status. New to this edition: 100% overall new material. 26 new authors or co-authors and all chapters have been completed updated 4 completely new chapters: Surgery for Severe Obesity Snacking and Energy Balance in Humans Phytochemicals in the Prevention and Treatment of Obesity and Its Related Cancers Bioavailability and Metabolism of Bioactive Compounds from Foods New section on Dietary Bioactive Compounds for Health explores bioactive components present in edible plants of particular interest for the prevention of disease New to the obesity section is a chapter on the management of patients who have undergone surgical treatment for obesity Selected for inclusion in Doody's Core Titles 2013, an essential collection development tool for health sciences libraries Integration of food issues with nutrition provides a unique perspective to disease prevention/control Material in the book is up-to-date with current research Individual sections of the book can be used for mini-courses or in-depth study Diversity of material makes this text useful for nutritional scientists and also for upper division nutrition course work

Physical Activity and Obesity

Physical Activity and Obesity Book
Author : Claude Bouchard
Publisher : Human Kinetics Publishers
Release : 2000
ISBN : 9780880119092
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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"Physical Activity and Obesity is a resource for researchers, medical practitioners, public health policy makers, and students and for anyone who wants to better understand the role of physical activity in the overall energy balance equation and its influence on the health status of the obese."--Jacket.

Health and Treatment Strategies in Obesity

Health and Treatment Strategies in Obesity Book
Author : Varsha Vaidya
Publisher : Karger Medical and Scientific Publishers
Release : 2006
ISBN : 3805580282
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Obesity has been predicted to become the number one health problem worldwide in the next decade. Important progress has been made to discover the causes of obesity. In this volume, recent advances in the etiology of obesity, including its pathophysiology and the current nutritional treatment of obesity as well as medications used to treat obesity, are reviewed. Special attention is given to bariatric surgery. This surgical option for the treatment of obesity including reconstructive surgery associated with massive weight loss is discussed in detail. Several nutritional strategies and diets are.

Morbid Obesity in Adolescents

Morbid Obesity in Adolescents Book
Author : Kurt Widhalm,Gerhard Prager
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2014-11-01
ISBN : 370910968X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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As the worldwide prevalence of morbid obesity among adolescents continues to rise, recent years have seen a large increase in the performance of adolescent bariatric surgery. While surgical intervention often becomes necessary when conservative weight-loss therapies have failed, no standards regarding the post-operative regimen and long-term management of adolescent patients have been established. Thus, the treatment of obesity and its co-morbidities requires a multidisciplinary approach, taking into account epidemiological, clinical, nutritional and genetic aspects of morbid obesity in the pediatric age group. This volume discusses both conventional therapy and surgical options for morbid obesity in the pediatric age group. In the first part, obesity-related diseases, genetics and psychological factors are analyzed. The second part focuses on current bariatric surgery procedures, including dietary restrictions and guidelines to prevent nutritional deficiencies common after surgery. Therefore, the book will prove an invaluable resource for pediatricians, surgeons, nutritionists, dieticians and all other health professionals who treat adolescent obesity.

Molecular and Cellular Regulation of Adaptation to Exercise

Molecular and Cellular Regulation of Adaptation to Exercise Book
Author : Claude Bouchard
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2015-11-16
ISBN : 0128039922
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Molecular Aspects of Exercise Biology and Exercise Genomics, the latest volume in the Progress in Molecular Biology and Translational Science series includes a comprehensive summary of the evidence accumulated thus far on the molecular and cellular regulation of the various adaptations taking place in response to exercise. Changes in the cellular machinery are described for multiple tissues and organs in terms of signaling pathways, gene expression, and protein abundance. Adaptations to acute exercise as well as exposure to regular exercise are also discussed and considered. Includes a comprehensive summary of the evidence accumulated thus far on the molecular and cellular regulation of the various adaptations taking place in response to exercise Contains contributions from leading authorities Informs and updates on all the latest developments in the field of exercise biology and exercise genomics

Chronic Comorbidities and Nutrition related Outcomes in Acute Pancreatitis

Chronic Comorbidities and Nutrition related Outcomes in Acute Pancreatitis Book
Author : Rachel Lea Goodger
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2015
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The prevalence of chronic comorbidities is increasing worldwide and this has been paralleled by an increasing interest in how these comorbidities affect clinically meaningful outcomes in acutely or critically-ill patients. Research has indicated that obesity and diabetes mellitus may have a role to play in the risk and course of acute pancreatitis, an example of an acute disease. Nutritional status is of great importance during acute and critical illness therefore, this thesis aims to better understand the effect that chronic comorbidities such as obesity, diabetes mellitus, and metabolic syndrome have on nutrition-related outcomes in an acute pancreatitis setting. Patients with acute pancreatitis were prospectively enrolled into this cohort study between December 2009 and March 2015 at Auckland City Hospital. The nutrition-related outcomes: quantity of food consumed, meal satisfaction, abdominal pain, nausea, and bloating on days one, two, and three of hospitalisation were the primary end points presented in this thesis. Results obtained from this study showed that there were significant differences in patient-reported nausea on day three of hospitalisation between those with and without pre-existing diabetes mellitus, and those with and without metabolic syndrome. Those with pre-existing diabetes mellitus and metabolic syndrome reported worse nausea than those who did not have these comorbidities. Results obtained also showed that the risk of developing type two diabetes mellitus score was significantly associated with abdominal pain on day two of hospitalisation. The effect of confounding factors on nutrition-related outcomes were also investigated in this thesis and significant differences in terms of age and nausea between those with and without metabolic syndrome, and also between patients with different risks of developing type two diabetes mellitus were found, as well as a significant difference between ethnicity and abdominal pain on day two of hospitalisation. Ethnic differences were observed in terms of body mass index, differences in sex were observed between those with different body adiposity indexes, and differences in pain management received between those with different body adiposity indexes, and risks of type two diabetes mellitus scores. The findings of this study indicate the potential role that chronic comorbidities may play in nutritionrelated outcomes. Future research should be directed towards understanding the impact that chronic comorbidities have on nutrition-related outcomes in patients with acute and critical illness. Additionally there is also a great demand for more extensive research into the mechanisms that cause adverse outcomes in these patients.

Nutrition in the Prevention and Treatment of Abdominal Obesity

Nutrition in the Prevention and Treatment of Abdominal Obesity Book
Author : Ronald Ross Watson
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2014-02-26
ISBN : 0124079342
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Nutrition in the Prevention and Treatment of Abdominal Obesity focuses on the important roles that exercise, dietary changes, and foods play in promoting as well as reducing visceral fat. Nutritionists, dieticians, and healthcare providers seeking to address the abdominal obesity epidemic will use this comprehensive resource as a tool in their long-term goal of preventing chronic diseases, especially heart, vascular, and diabetic diseases. Experts from a broad range of disciplines are involved in dealing with the consequences of excessive abdominal fat: cardiology, diabetes research, studies of lipids, endocrinology and metabolism, nutrition, obesity, and exercise physiology. They have contributed chapters that define a range of dietary approaches to reducing risk and associated chronic diseases. They begin by defining visceral obesity and its major outcomes; they also discuss the importance and the challenges of dietary approaches to reduce abdominal obesity, as compared to clinical approaches, with major costs and risks. Offers detailed, well-documented reviews outlining the various dietary approaches to visceral obesity with their benefits and failures Includes chapters on types of foods, exercise, and supplements in reducing obesity and its chronic clinical companions, especially diabetes and cardiovascular disease Helps nutritionists, dieticians, and healthcare providers approach patients in making decision about nutritional therapies and clinical treatments for abdominal obesity, from an evidence-based perspective

Recent Advances in Growth Research Nutritional Molecular and Endocrine Perspectives

Recent Advances in Growth Research  Nutritional  Molecular and Endocrine Perspectives Book
Author : M.W. Gillman,P.D. Gluckman,R.G. Rosenfeld
Publisher : Karger Medical and Scientific Publishers
Release : 2013-01-24
ISBN : 3318022705
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Growth in mammals encompasses several stages, from intrauterine growth through infancy and childhood to adolescence. Each of these phases is characterized by very specific nutritional, molecular and endocrine perspectives which, under ideal conditions, allow the organism to achieve its genetically programmed growth patterns.In this book, an international panel of experts addresses these topics in a historical, physiological and social perspective. The first part investigates the genetic, epigenetic, molecular and nutritional determinants of intrauterine and postnatal growth. Part two deals with non-evolutionary changes which occurred in the recent past, such as changes in body size in utero, during infancy and childhood, and during adolescence, and the potentially unfavorable consequences of enhanced nutrition and growth, including early onset of puberty, development of obesity, and increases in metabolic and cardiovascular disease. The last part addresses the question of which factors define healthy growth in light of the influence of nutritional, molecular and endocrine influences. Although the association between rapid changes in body size and adverse health effects is clear, the precise nature of causality remains uncertain. Presenting the latest scientific findings in growth research, this publication provides essential reading for pediatricians, clinical investigators and health workers.

Oesophagogastric Surgery E Book

Oesophagogastric Surgery E Book Book
Author : S. Michael Griffin,Peter J. Lamb
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2018-04-30
ISBN : 0702072559
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Oesophagogastric Surgery meets the needs of surgeons in higher training and practising consultants for a contemporary and evidence-based account of this sub-specialty that is relevant to their general surgical practice. It is a practical reference source incorporating the most current information on recent developments, management issues and operative procedures. The text is thoroughly referenced and supported by evidence-based recommendations wherever possible, distinguishing between strong evidence to support a conclusion, and evidence suggesting that a recommendation can be reached on the balance of probabilities. For this Sixth Edition the authorship team across the series has been expanded to include additional European and World experts, with an increased emphasis on global practice. Throughout all six volumes the contents have been extensively revised in line with recently published evidence. Detailed supportive key references are provided and are also included within the comprehensive list of references in the accompanying ebook. Links to recommended online videos have been added where appropriate. The Companion to Specialist Surgical Practice series provides a current and concise summary of the key topics within the major sub-specialties of general surgery. Each volume highlights evidence-based practice both in the text and within the extensive list of references at the end of every chapter. This new Sixth Edition includes contributions from a number of world renowned authors which reflects the global nature of oesophagogastric surgery. In particular, to reflect the increasing role of bariatric surgery, there are three new chapters covering obesity, bariatric surgical procedures, and the follow up and outcomes of bariatric surgery. Other chapters have been extensively revised by world experts and include up to date evidence and advances in the assessment, management, and treatment of oesophagogastric disease.

Obesity Prevention and Treatment

Obesity Prevention and Treatment Book
Author : James M. Rippe,John P. Foreyt
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2021-09-24
ISBN : 1000456625
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The World Health Organization estimates that there are 2.1 billion individuals with obesity globally. Nearly three quarters of adults in the United States are overweight or obese. The average individual with obesity cuts ten years off their life expectancy, yet less than 40% of physicians routinely counsel individuals concerning the adverse health consequences of obesity. Obesity Prevention and Treatment: A Practical Guide equips healthcare practitioners to include effective weight management counselling in the daily practice of medicine. Written by lifestyle medicine pioneer and cardiologist, Dr. James Rippe and obesity expert Dr. John Foreyt, this book provides evidence-based discussions of obesity and its metabolic consequences. A volume in the Lifestyle Medicine Series, it provides evidence-based information about the prevention and treatment of obesity through lifestyle measures, such as regular physical activity and sound nutrition, as well as the use of new medications or bariatric surgery available to assist in weight management. Provides a framework and practical strategies to assist practitioners in safe and effective treatments of obesity. Contains information explaining the relationship between obesity and increased risk of heart disease, diabetes, cancer, osteoarthritis, and other chronic conditions. Chapters begin with bulleted key points and conclude with a list of Clinical Applications. Written for practitioners at all levels, this user-friendly, evidence-based book on obesity prevention and treatment will be valuable to practitioners in general medicine or subspecialty practices.

Nutritional and Metabolic Diseases New Insights for the Healthcare Professional 2013 Edition

Nutritional and Metabolic Diseases  New Insights for the Healthcare Professional  2013 Edition Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : ScholarlyEditions
Release : 2013-07-22
ISBN : 1481660950
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Nutritional and Metabolic Diseases: New Insights for the Healthcare Professional: 2013 Edition is a ScholarlyEditions™ book that delivers timely, authoritative, and comprehensive information about Diagnosis and Screening. The editors have built Nutritional and Metabolic Diseases: New Insights for the Healthcare Professional: 2013 Edition on the vast information databases of ScholarlyNews.™ You can expect the information about Diagnosis and Screening in this book to be deeper than what you can access anywhere else, as well as consistently reliable, authoritative, informed, and relevant. The content of Nutritional and Metabolic Diseases: New Insights for the Healthcare Professional: 2013 Edition has been produced by the world’s leading scientists, engineers, analysts, research institutions, and companies. All of the content is from peer-reviewed sources, and all of it is written, assembled, and edited by the editors at ScholarlyEditions™ and available exclusively from us. You now have a source you can cite with authority, confidence, and credibility. More information is available at http://www.ScholarlyEditions.com/.

Nutrition Guide for Physicians

Nutrition Guide for Physicians Book
Author : Ted Wilson,George A. Bray,Norman J. Temple,Maria Boyle Struble
Publisher : Springer Science & Business
Release : 2010-01-08
ISBN : 1603274316
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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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.