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.
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Ann M. Coulston, MS, RD, has a more than 20-year history of clinical research at Stanford University Medical Center where her research centered on carbohydrate and lipid metabolism, the nutritional management of diabetes, and insulin resistance. She has provided nutrition consultation to the food and healthcare industry, public relations firms, and Internet companies. She is past-president of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (formerly the American Dietetic Association) and has been recognized by the American Dietetic Association Foundation for excellence in the practice of clinical nutrition and the practice of research.
Carol J. Boushey, PHD, MPH, RD, is an Associate Researcher in the Epidemiology Program of the University of Hawaii Cancer Center and an Adjunct Professor in the Nutrition Science Department at Purdue University. Her research includes dietary assessment methods, dietary patterns, and quantitative methods. At the Cancer Center, she directs the Nutrition Shared Resource. She serves on the editorial board of the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and the Nutrition Committee of the American Heart Association.
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Book Description Academic Press, 2008. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Section 1: Research Methodology A. Assessment Methods for Research and Practice Dietary Assessment Methodology Assessment of Dietary Supplement Use Physical Assessment of Nutritional Status Energy Requirement Methodology B. 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 Section 2: Nutrition for Health Maintenance, Prevention and Disease-Specific Treatment A. Food and Nutrient Intake for Health Nutrition Guidelines to Maintain Health Nutrition, Health Policy, and the Problem of Proof Choline and Neural Development Antioxidants in Health and Disease Nutrients and Food Constituents in Cognitive Decline and Neurodegenerative Disease Diet and Supplements in the Prevention and Treatment of Eye Diseases Nutrition Requirements for Athletes Nutrition for Children with Special Health Care Needs B. Overweight and Obesity Genetics of Human Obesity Obesity: Overview of Treatments and Interventions Obesity: The Role of Physical Activity in Adults Macronutrient Intake and the Control of Body Weight Behavioral Risk Factors for Obesity: Diet and Physical Activity Dietary Approaches to Exploit Energy Balance Utilities for Body Weight Control Properties of Foods and Beverages that Influence Energy Intake and Body Weight C. Cardiovascular Disease Genetic Influences on Blood Lipids and Cardiovascular Risk The Role of Diet in the Prevention and Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease Nutrition, Lifestyle and Hypertension D. Diabetes Mellitus Obesity and the Risk for Diabetes Nutritional Management of Diabetes Mellitus Nutrition Management for Gestational Diabetes E. 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 F. 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 D. Bone Health and Disease Current Understanding of Vitamin D Metabolism, Nutritional Status and Role in Disease Prevention Osteoporosis: The Early Years Osteoporosis. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0123741181
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