Food-Medication Interactions

The 18th edition book is out of print, but you may take the test if you already have the book. Classic resource book since 1978 on food-drug interactions. 90 new drugs added with reference tables on lab values, potassium sources, grapefruit-drug, alcohol-drug, caffeine content, high oxalate foods, pH content of beverages, and many others. Reader-friendly and extensively referenced with evidence-based research. Emphasis on meal timing, foods to restore nutrients, gut issues, and foods to avoid.

Course Expiration Date
Grouped product items
Product Name Price Qty
15 CE Paper Test Only (1451)
25 CE Paper Test Only (1452)
15 CE Online Test Only (W1451)
25 CE Online Test Only (W1452)

Book Details

Year Published
18th Edition
Food Medication Interactions
Page Count
Learning Code
  • (2000) Science of food and nutrition
  • (2010) Botanicals, phytochemicals
  • (2070) Macronutrients: carbohydrate, fat, protein, fiber, water
  • (2080) Microbiology, food toxicology
  • (2090) Micronutrients: vitamins, minerals
  • (2100) Nutritional biochemistry
  • (3070) Pharmacological, drug/nutrient, herbal interaction
  • (3100) Supplemental nutrients, botanicals
  • (4000) Wellness and public health
  • (4040) Disease prevention
  • (5000) Medical Nutrition Therapy
  • (5110) Allergies, sensitivities
  • (5130) Bone diseases, osteoporosis
  • (5220) Gastrointestinal disorders
  • (5230) Hematological disorders, anemia
  • (5240) Hepatic disorders
  • (5280) Nutrient deficiencies, Failure to thrive
  • (5300) Neurological: stroke, Alzheimer's, dementia, Parkinson's spinal cord injuries
  • (5350) Substance abuse, alcoholism
  • (5420) Complimentary care, alternative therapies
  • (8000) Food Service Systems and Culinary Arts
  • (8018) Environmental, agricultural and technologic influences on food systems

Course Objectives

Level 2 CPE

Suggested Performance Indicators: 1.2.2, 4.1.2, 4.2.1, 4.2.4, 8.1.1, 8.3.1

CPE Type: 720 for Printed/Paper Tests, 740 for Web-based/Online Tests


Upon successful completion, the users will be able to:

1. Discuss five ways drugs are known to interfere with nutrient absorption or usage in the body.

2. Individualize nutritional care to patients and clients on how to improve their diets through choosing more nutritious foods or supplements to reverse or avoid deficiencies created by their medications.

3. Advise patients and clients better on timing of medications and certain foods that may alter the drug’s absorption, blood level, toxicity, or usage.

Recommended For...
  • Registered Dietitian (RD/RDN)
  • Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE)
  • Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Integrative & Functional Nutrition Academy Professional
Why we chose this book

Drug and diet interactions and side effects are crucial to know for the health and well-being of our patients, clients, and ourselves. This book has been a classic since 1978.

About the author
Zaneta Pronsky, MS, RDN, FADA, Dean Elbe, BSC (PHARM), BCPP, PHARM D, and Keith Ayoob, EdD, RDN, FADA are highly qualified to create this book. It has also been reviewed by two physicians and a pharmacist.