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Nutrition in the Prevention and Treatment of Disease, Second Edition 2nd Edition

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ISBN-13: 978-0123741189
ISBN-10: 0123741181
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PRAISE FOR THE FIRST EDITION:

"With Nutrition in the Prevention and Treatment of Disease, instructors have access to one comprehensive text to demonstrate the nutrition link to disease. ...it is a text a nutrition professional can feel confident in recommending to their clinical and community nutrition colleagues, as well as to dietetics students, epidemiologists and medical students."
--JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN DIETETIC ASSOCIATION

"It is strong on strategies for dietary modification and on cultural and socioeconomic influences on eating and exercise behavior. Unlike earlier textbooks, it has large sections on the genetic influences on nutritional health. ...is a useful additional resource for nutritional investigators and for dietitians involved in research."
--THE NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL OF MEDICINE

"Written by nutrition researchers and dieticians with extensive clinical experience, this book is a useful addition to the clinical nutritionist's bookshelf."
--AMERICAN JOURNAL OF CLINICAL NUTRITION

"...an excellent and timely addition to the field of clinical nutrition. ...A valuable resource, not only for nutrition students, but also for practicing nutrition professionals."
--CHOICE

"...provides an excellent overview of clinical nutrition, integrating the collective role of diet, genetics, environment, and behavior in healt and disease. ...All in all, this text is a comprehensive contribution to the field of clinical nutrition and provides an excellent reference for practitioners, researchers, and advanced nutrition students."
--INFORM

About the Author

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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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 912 pages
  • Publisher: Academic Press; 2 edition (April 11, 2008)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0123741181
  • ISBN-13: 978-0123741189
  • Product Dimensions: 11.2 x 8.6 x 1.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 5.1 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,784,947 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Dennis Zerbo on January 3, 2013
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Don't expect an exhaustive list of disorders or acute issues, as the title suggests "disease," so it explores a narrower range of
issues than expected, perhaps; for instance, there isn't anything devoted to insomnia or sleep, or anxiety. So this is more a nuts and bolts therapeutic devoted to the physical body, less so the brain and CNS. So very good in that range..
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Hall on March 19, 2011
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I got this book on interlibrary loan. There was so much detailed information of interest that I had to purchase the book myself so I could return the other to the library. It's an excellent resource.
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