1st Edition

Handbook of Nutritional Disorders

By Jahangir Moini, Katia Ferdowsi Copyright 2025
    424 Pages 109 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    Handbook of Nutritional Disorders is a comprehensive handbook covering topics in nutrition, malnutrition, and the clinical disorders associated with nutrition from deficiency to toxicity.  It includes information on disorders related to carbohydrate, lipid, and protein metabolism as well as vitamin and mineral abnormalities.  The book details various types of supplements, feeding methods, and therapies for many specific patients.  It aims to educate readers on ways to prevent disorders resulting from all types of malnutrition and their potentially severe complications.




    ·       Strong focus on diabetes featuring information on various forms of the disease and treatment information.

    ·       Detailed discussion of lipids and related disorders – cardiovascular disease is the number one cause of death, informs users on prevention and treatment of hypertension, myocardial infarction, and stroke.

    ·       Contains information on selective nutritional disorders including obesity, dehydration, imbalances, malabsorption, alcoholism, neuropsychiatric disorders, eating disorders, cancer, and pollutant poisonings.


    Written for researchers, academia, and students in healthcare and nutrition fields, this book educates individuals on prevention of disorders resulting from all types of malnutrition and their potentially severe complications.

    Chapter 1:          Healthy Nutrition


    Chapter 2:          Digestion, Absorption, and Metabolism


    Chapter 3:          Diabetes Mellitus


    Chapter 4:          Hereditary Carbohydrate Disorders


    Chapter 5:          Hypercholesterolemia


    Chapter 6:          Dyslipidemia and Atherosclerosis


    Chapter 7:  Hypertension


    Chapter 8:  Coronary Artery Disease


    Chapter 9:  Myocardial Infarction


    Chapter 10:        Stroke


    Chapter 11:        Hereditary Lipid Disorders


    Chapter 12: Protein Deficiencies


    Chapter 13:        Protein Misfolding


    Chapter 14:        Hereditary Protein Disorders


    Chapter 15:        Fat-Soluble Vitamins


    Chapter 16:        Water-Soluble Vitamins


    Chapter 17:        Natremia, Chloremia, and Kalemia


    Chapter 18:        Calcemia and Phosphatemia


    Chapter 19:        Iron Deficiency and Toxicity


    Chapter 20:        Iodine Deficiency


    Chapter 21:        Copper Deficiency and Toxicity


    Chapter 22: Fluorine Deficiency and Toxicity


    Chapter 23: Miscellaneous and Rare Mineral Disorders


    Chapter 24:        Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome


    Chapter 25:        Electrolyte and Acid-Base Imbalance


    Chapter 26: Malabsorption and Digestive Enzyme Deficiency


    Chapter 27:        Chronic Liver Disease


    Chapter 28:        Nutrition For Neuro-psychiatric Disorders


    Chapter 29:        Eating Disorders


     Chapter 30: Nutritional Effects on Cancer


    Chapter 31:        Environmental Pollutant Disorders


    Chapter 32:        Nutritional Therapy


    Dr. Jahangir Moini was an assistant professor at Tehran University Medical School, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, for nine years. For 18 years, he was the Director of Epidemiology for the Brevard County Health Department. For 15 years, he was the Director of Science and Health for Everest University in Melbourne, FL. He was also a Professor of Science and Health at Everest for 24 years. He was a Professor of Science and Health at Eastern Florida State College for six years but is now retired. Dr. Moini has been an international author for 24 years and has written 58 books. His Anatomy & Physiology for Healthcare Professionals was translated and released in Japan and South Korea in 2020. His Complications of Diabetes Mellitus was translated into Spanish in 2023.

    Dr. Katia Ferdowsi is a Department of Health Sciences lecturer at the University of Central Florida. She holds a medical degree from Azad University, Tehran Medical Branch, and a Master of Public Health degree from Shiraz University of Medical Sciences in Iran, where she also completed her residency in community medicine.