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Dr. Natasha Campbell-McBride set up The Cambridge Nutrition Clinic in 1998. As a parent of a child diagnosed with learning disabilities, she is acutely aware of the difficulties facing other parents like her, and she has devoted much of her time to helping these families. She realized that nutrition played a critical role in helping children and adults to overcome their disabilities, and has pioneered the use of probiotics in this... more...

Malnutrition caused by deficiencies of vitamins and minerals - also called hidden hunger - impairs both the intellectual and physical development of a child. Due to the absence of clinical symptoms and assessments, no intervention can be staged. The tragedy is that this, in turn, decreases the child’s chance to escape from poverty. This book looks at malnutrition in high-income countries, the nutrition transition and nutritional deficiencies in... more...

Publisher's Note: Products purchased from 3rd Party sellers are not guaranteed by the Publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. This reference provides essential information on therapeutic nutrition and contains 135 patient education handouts that health care providers can reproduce and give to patients. Included within the handouts are ones on... more...

Recent large-scale epidemiological studies have confirmed thepre-eminence of the Mediterranean diet for reducing the risk ofprimary and secondary heart disease and cancer. There is alsoincreasingly convincing evidence for its protective value againstdiabetes, dementias and other age-related disorders, and forincreasing overall longevity. The Mediterranean Diet: Health and Science is atimely, authoritative and accessible account of the... more...

In this two-volume text, Nutrition in Pediatrics 5th edition, the editors deliver a comprehensive and accessible approach to pediatric nutrition. The 5th edition continues the expansion of the section on pediatric obesity: epidemiology, pathophysiology, assessment, and treatment. It includes new chapters on celiac disease, food allergies, and iron. This edition provides expanded and updated chapters on international nutrition, including focused... more...


This accessibly written, comprehensive summary of research findings on the gut microbiome and its implications for health and disease―a topic of growing interest and concern―serves as an essential resource for teachers and students. • Presents the most recent gut microbiome research in a way that is accessible to students interested in biological sciences and nutrition studies • Includes engaging sidebars and case... more...

Through a combination of simulated medical records and online decision-tree modules, Medical Nutrition Therapy Simulations guides students through clinical experiences that allow them to practice their critical thinking skills. These simulations acclimate students to the routine and rigors of the average clinical rotation in which they're expected to do all of the following: Conduct a complete nutrition assessment of a patient Collect, analyze, and... more...

Making and maintaining lasting changes in nutrition and fitness is not easy for anyone. Yet the communication style of a health professional can make a huge difference. This book presents the proven counseling approach known as motivational interviewing (MI) and shows exactly how to use it in day-to-day interactions with clients. MI offers simple yet powerful tools for helping clients work through ambivalence, break free of diets and... more...

Biopolitics and the ‘Obesity Epidemic’ is the first edited collection of critical perspectives on the 'obesity epidemic.' The volume provides a comprehensive discussion of current issues in the critical analysis of health, obesity and society, and the impact of obesity discourses on different individuals, social groups and institutions. Contributors from the UK, Canada, New Zealand and Australia provide original, accessible, and... more...

Special Topic Issue: Caries Research 2004, Vol. 38, No. 3 After summarizing the dramatic changes that have taken place in caries prevalence during the 50-year lifespan of ORCA, this publication focuses on current concepts of the control of dental caries. The papers are all written by leading experts in their respective fields and provide an invaluable overview of current thinking in caries research. The main section comprises 19 papers under the... more...