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Nutrition in the Prevention and Treatment of Disease


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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

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.


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. 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. 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 " 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

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