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Nutrition Guide for Physicians and Related Healthcare Professionals

  • Norman J. Temple
  • Ted Wilson
  • George A. Bray


  • A fully updated new edition

  • Written in a user-friendly style

  • Includes key points and conclusions for each topic


Part of the Nutrition and Health book series (NH)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxxi
  2. Nutrition Across the Lifespan

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Michelle C. McKinley, Jennifer J. Francis, Jayne V. Woodside
      Pages 3-12
    3. James K. Friel, Wafaa A. Qasem
      Pages 13-20
    4. Jennifer J. Francis, Kathryn Alp
      Pages 21-28
    5. Jamie S. Stang, Brittany Stotmeister
      Pages 29-39
    6. Margaret A. Maher
      Pages 41-50
    7. Eleanor D. Schlenker
      Pages 51-60
  3. Nutrition in the Prevention and Management of Chronic Conditions

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 61-61
    2. Kelly C. Allison, Christina M. Hopkins
      Pages 63-72
    3. George A. Bray, Catherine M. Champagne
      Pages 73-90
    4. Marion J. Franz, Zhuoshi Zhang, Bernard Joseph Venn
      Pages 103-112
    5. Désirée Schliemann, Jayne V. Woodside, Claire T. McEvoy, Norman J. Temple
      Pages 113-121
    6. David W. Harsha, George A. Bray
      Pages 123-128
    7. Michael Camilleri, Alice N. Brako
      Pages 129-138

About this book


Nutrition Guide for Physicians is a desktop reference guide on nutrition and its clinical implications for health and disease through the lifecycle. Presented in a new softcover format and user-friendly style, it serves as a valuable resource of practical information on nutrition for physicians in their daily practice. Nutrition Guide for Physicians is divided into three parts that cross the spectrum of nutritional concerns for improving the practice of medicine. Part One provides basic nutritional principles for physicians. Part Two covers nutrition through the lifecycle and optimal nutrition patterns through all stages of development. Part Three covers diet and its role in prevention, cause and treatment of disease. All chapters include figures and tables that provide useful descriptive and visual reviews. "Key points" and succinct "conclusions" are also provided for each topic. Nutrition Guide for Physicians provides a wide perspective of the impact that nutrition has upon medical practice and will be am indispensable resource for primary care physicians and other medical professionals.


Nutrition Therapy Eating Disorders Diet Metabolic Disorders Food Allergies Dietary Recommendations Food Safety

Editors and affiliations

  • Norman J. Temple
    • 1
  • Ted Wilson
    • 2
  • George A. Bray
    • 3
  1. 1.Athabasca University Centre for ScienceAthabascaCanada
  2. 2.Winona State University Department of BiologyWinonaUSA
  3. 3.Louisiana State University Pennington Biomedical Research CenterBaton RougeUSA

About the editors

Norman J. Temple, PhD

(Corresponding editor)

Centre for Science

Athabasca University

Athabasca, Alberta T9S 3A3


Ted Wilson, PhD

Department of Biology

Winona State University

Winona, MN 54603

George A. Bray

Pennington Center

Baton Rouge, LA 70808

Bibliographic information

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