1st Edition

Integrating Nutrition into Practice

Edited By Mary J. Marian, MD Mullin Copyright 2017
    508 Pages 11 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    508 Pages 11 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    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 assessment
    • Search for the optimum diet
    • Functional foods and nutritional supplements
    • Nutritional recommendations for women’s health
    • Health benefits of physical activity
    • Diet and mental health

    Although unanswered questions still exist, this resource gives you a much-needed guide to the information currently available on nutrition and lifestyle-based therapies.

    Nutrition Assessment
    Britta Brown, MS, RD, CNSC

    Integrative Medicine
    Roberta Lee, MD, CaC

    Searching for the Optimal Diet: Which Is Best?
    Danielle Flug Capalino, MSPH, RD and Gerard E. Mullin, MD

    Functional Foods
    Kristi M. Crowe-White, PhD, RD and Coni Francis, PhD, RD

    Integrative Nutrition: Supplements
    Jennifer Doley, MBA, RD, CNSC, FAND

    Integrative Approach to Nutrition in Infants, Children, and Adolescents
    Hilary H. McClafferty, MD

    Women’s Health and Nutrition
    Laurie Tansman, MS, RD, CDN

    Integrative Nutritional Therapy for Cardiovascular Disease
    Guarneri, MD, FACC and Ryan Bradley, ND, MPH

    Breast Cancer
    Cynthia A. Thomson, PhD, RD and Deborah Straub, MS, RDN

    Prostate Cancer
    Michelle Bratton, RDN, CSO

    Gastrointestinal Cancer and Complementary Therapies
    Lindsay Dowhan, MS, RD, CSO, LD, CNSC and Monica Habib, MS, RD, LD, CNSC

    Traditional and Nontraditional Treatments for Diabetes
    Patricia G. Davidson, DCN, RDN, CDE, LDN and Dwight L. Davidson, PhD, MA, LHMC

    Sherif El Behiry, MD, Laura E. Matarese, PhD, RND, LDN, FADA, CNSC, FASPEN, FAND and Hossam M. Kandil, MD, PhD

    Nutritional Management of Upper Gastrointestinal Disorders
    Francis Okeke, MD, MPH and Bani Chander Roland, MD

    Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    Alyssa Parian, MD

    Use of Complementary and Alternative Therapies in Hepatic Disorders
    Alia S. Dadabhai, MD

    Nutrition in Acute and Chronic Pancreatitis
    Neha Jakhete, MD and Vikesh K. Singh, MD, MSc

    Nutrition and Mental Health
    Nora Galil, MD, MPH, FAACAP and Robert Hedaya, MD, DLFAPA

    Neurology and Nutrition
    Maya Shetreat-Klein, MD

    Physical Activity
    Karen M. Gibson, RDN, CD, CssD


    Mary J. Marian, Gerard Mullin MD