Cardiovascular Nutrition: Disease Management and Prevention
- © Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
- Jo Ann S. Carson, PhD, RD
- 0880913452 / 9780880913454
- Nutrition & Dietetics, Cardiology
This new resource thoroughly examines the role of nutrition in the management and prevention of cardiovascular disease. Topics include: risk factor and nutrition assessment, lifestyle counseling strategies for behavior change, antioxidants and dietary supplements, preventing cardiovascular complications in diabetes, popular diets in the management of obesity and an examination of special populations, including women, children and multicultural groups. The organization of the reference is excellent and the language and graphics are easy to follow.
Quotes, Reviews or Testimonials
"This is a comprehensive review of everything caregivers need to facilitate the prevention and care of coronary heart disease in their patients."
-- Keith Hickey, MD, BS (Ochsner Clinic Foundation) Doody's Review
It is written for a very broad range of healthcare providers treating patients at risk for coronary heart disease.