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Nutrition in Clinical Practice
Second edition
by David L. Katz

Nutrition in Clinical Practice, Second Edition is the practical, comprehensive, evidence-based reference that all clinicians need to offer patients effective, appropriate dietary counseling.

This fully revised edition incorporates the latest studies and includes new chapters on diet and hematopoiesis, diet and dermatologic conditions, and health effects of coffee, chocolate, and ethanol.

Each chapter concludes with concise guidelines for counseling and treatment, based on consensus and the weight of evidence. Appendices include clinically relevant formulas, nutrient data tables, patient-specific meal planners, and print and Web-based resources for clinicians and patients.


Part I: Clinically Relevant Nutrient Metabolism

  1. Clinically Relevant Carbohydrate Metabolism
  2. Clinically Relevant Fat Metabolism
  3. Clinically Relevant Protein Metabolism
  4. Overview of Clinically Relevant Micronutrient Metabolism

Part II: Nutritional Management in Clinical Practice: Diet, In Sickness and In Health

  1. Diet, Weight Regulation, and Obesity
  2. Diet, Diabetes Mellitus, Insulin Resistance, and the Metabolic Syndrome
  3. Diet, Atherosclerosis, and Ischemic Heart Disease
  4. Diet and Hypertension
  5. Diet and Hemostasis
  6. Diet and Peripheral and Cerebrovascular Disease
  7. Diet, Immune Function, and Inflammation
  8. Diet and Cancer
  9. Diet, Hematopoiesis, and Anemia
  10. Diet, Bone Metabolism, and Osteoporosis
  11. Diet and Respiratory Diseases: COPD, Asthma
  12. Diet and Renal Disease
  13. Diet and Hepatobiliary Disease
  14. Diet and Common Gastrointestinal Disorders
  15. Diet, Dyspepsia, and Peptic Ulcer Disease
  16. Diet and Rheumatologic Disease
  17. Diet and Neurologic Disorders
  18. Diet and Dermatologic Conditions
  19. Diet and Wound Healing
  20. Food Allergy and Intolerance
  21. Eating Disorders
  22. Malnutrition and Cachexia

Part III: Special Topics in Clinical Nutrition

  1. Diet, Pregnancy, and Lactation
  2. Diet and the Menstrual Cycle
  3. Diet and Early Development: Pediatric Nutrition
  4. Diet and Adolescence
  5. Diet and Senescence
  6. Diet and Athletic Performance
  7. Endocrine Effects of Diet: Phytoestrogens
  8. Diet, Sleep-Wake Cycles, and Mood
  9. Diet and Cognitive Function
  10. Diet and Vision
  11. Diet and Dentition
  12. Hunger, Appetite, Taste, and Satiety
  13. Chocolate
  14. Health Effects of Ethanol
  15. Health Effects of Coffee
  16. Macronutrient Food Substitutes
  17. Vegetarianism, Veganism, and Macrobiotic Diets

Part IV: Diet and Health Promotion: Establishing the Theme of Prudent Nutrition

  1. Culture, Evolutionary Biology, and the Determinants of Dietary Preference
  2. Diet and Health Promotion

Part V: Principles of Effective Dietary Counseling

  1. Dietary Change: Models of Behavior Modification
  2. Dietary Counseling in Clinical Practice

Appendices and Resource Materials

  • Nutrition Formulas of Clinical Interest
  • Growth and Body Weight Assessment Tables
  • Dietary Intake Assessment in the U.S. Population
  • Dietary Intake Assessment Instruments
  • Nutrient/Nutraceutical Reference Tables: Intake Range and Dietary Sources
  • Nutrient Composition of Foods
  • Diet-Drug Interactions
  • Nutrient Remedies for Common Conditions: Patient Resources
  • Print and Web-based Resource Materials for Professionals
  • Print and Web-based Resource Materials for Patients
  • Patient-Specific Meal Planners
  • Patient-Specific Supplement Guidelines


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Nutrition in Clinical Practice
Second edition
by David L. Katz

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