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Title Integrating nutrition into practice / [edited by] Mary J. Marian and Gerard Mullin
Published Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, [2017]
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Description 1 online resource (xxiii, 484 pages)
Contents Cover Page; Half Title Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication Page; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Editors; Contributors; List of Reviewers; Chapter 1 Nutrition Assessment; Chapter 2 Integrative Medicine; Chapter 3 Searching for the Optimal Diet: Which Is Best?; Chapter 4 Functional Foods; Chapter 5 Integrative Nutrition: Supplements; Chapter 6 Integrative Approach to Nutrition in Infants, Children, and Adolescents; Chapter 7 Women's Health and Nutrition; Chapter 8 Integrative Nutritional Therapy for Cardiovascular Disease; Chapter 9 Breast Cancer; Chapter 10 Prostate Cancer
Chapter 11 Gastrointestinal Cancer and Complementary TherapiesChapter 12 Traditional and Nontraditional Treatments for Diabetes; Chapter 13 Obesity; Chapter 14 Nutritional Management of Upper Gastrointestinal Disorders; Chapter 15 Inflammatory Bowel Disease; Chapter 16 Use of Complementary and Alternative Therapies in Hepatic Disorders; Chapter 17 Nutrition in Acute and Chronic Pancreatitis; Chapter 18 Nutrition and Mental Health; Chapter 19 Neurology and Nutrition; Chapter 20 Physical Activity; Index
Summary "Integrative medicine is an approach to wellness that makes use of both conventional and alternative therapies to achieve optimal health and healing. Nutrition-based therapies are consistently among the highest used alternative therapies to treat a wide variety of illnesses. This book provides consumers and health care professionals with practical guidance on integrating nutrition therapies into disease prevention and management. It provides reliable and accurate information from experts in the nutrition field including dietitians, nutritionists, physicians, researchers, and academic professionals. Integrative Nutrition Therapy includes up-to-date information on dietary supplements, popular diets, physical activity, and food allergies. The book covers disease prevention for cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and obesity. Additional topics include liver/pancreatic conditions and musculoskeletal disorders as well as nutrigenomics, epigenetics, and metabolomics. The book provides evidence-based recommendations for which therapies might be appropriate for various conditions and discusses the possible adverse effects that may develop. It also includes guidelines and suggestions for creating individualized, integrative care plans. Integrative Nutrition Therapy is organized in a systematic manner that presents the scientific data using an evidence-based, how-to approach. An overview of integrative medicine is written by Dr. Roberta Lee, a leading authority in the field. Award-winning nutrition experts provide practical knowledge for the integrative practitioner, covering topics such as: Nutrition screening and assessmentSearch for the optimum dietFunctional foods and nutritional supplementsNutritional recommendations for women's healthHealth benefits of physical activityDiet and mental healthAlthough unanswered questions still exist, this resource gives you a much-needed guide to the information currently available on nutrition and lifestyle-based therapies."--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Diet therapy
Integrative medicine
Digestive System Diseases -- diet therapy
Integrative Medicine
Neoplasms -- diet therapy
Nutrition Therapy -- methods
MEDICAL -- Alternative Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Nutrition.
Diet therapy.
Integrative medicine.
MEDICAL -- Pharmacology.
Form Electronic book
Author Marian, Mary, 1956-
Mullin, Gerard E
ISBN 1315100916
1351587528 (electronic bk.)
9781351587525 (electronic bk.)