"In nearly every level of treatment and counseling, care providers must take into account the effects of their patients' diets. Nutrition in Clinical Practice is written to guide health professionals in providing well-informed, compassionate, and effective dietary and weight-management counseling. This fully updated 3rd edition is edited by a leading authority in nutrition and preventive medicine. Practical and evidence-based, chapters address the effects of diet on health and a comprehensive array of illnesses, making it a vital and timely addition to any caregiver's library. Features: NEW data from hundreds of recent studies, NEW section: Contemporary Topics in Nutrition, Easy-reference format includes short chapters, links to current online articles, Contributors representing diverse expertise and practical experience with medical education, nutrition in clinical practice, and preventive medicine, Enhanced coverage of controversial topics, such as, the effects of sugar; health effects of obesity and the 'obesity paradox'; health effects of gluten and grains; nutritional therapy. Appendices includes ancillary materials such as clinically relevant formulas, nutrition data tables, and patient specific meal planners, all fully updated. Now with the print edition, enjoy the bundled interactive eBook edition, offering tablet, smartphone, or online access to: Complete content with enhanced navigation, A powerful search tool that pulls results from content in the book, your notes, and even the web, Cross-linked pages, references, and more for easy navigation, Highlighting tool for easier reference of key content throughout the text, Ability to take and share notes with friends and colleagues, Quick reference tabbing to save your favorite content for future use."--Provided by publisher.