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  1. Building Bone Vitality - Front Cover

    Building Bone Vitality

    After reviewing over 1,200 research articles, authors give their insights on osteoporosis prevention. Our typical diet leads to a chronic state of metabolic acidosis that leaches calcium from bone. Curiously, the countries with the highest calcium intakes have the highest rates of osteoporosis.

     

    Amy Joy Lanou, PhD, Michael Castleman
  2. A Good Death - Front Cover

    End of Life Nutrition

    This important topic is now available in home study! Read the book, A Good Death, as a case study on end-of-life care and empowerment to patients and caregivers. Read the monograph for detailed nutrition therapy when cure or recovery is not possible and the patient wants to die a good death.

    Laura Schmidt and Joe Pizzarello, Monograph written by Sarah Laidlaw, MS, RD
  3. Food-Medication Interactions - Front Cover

    Food-Medication Interactions

    Sorry. The 18th edition book is out of print and the 19th edition is expected later this summer. Foremost book on food-drug interactions. 90 new drugs added with reference tables on lab values, potassium sources, grapefruit-drug, alcohol-drug, 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.

    Zaneta Pronsky, MS, RDN, FADA, Dean Elbe, BSC (PHARM), BCPP, PHARM D, and Keith Ayoob, EdD, RDN, FADA
  4. Geriatric Nutrition - Front Cover

    Geriatric Nutrition 4th edition

    New Edition! Totally updated!

    Chernoff’s Geriatric Nutrition: The Health Professional’s Handbook, 4th edition, is an authoritative guide on the role of nutrition in the maintenance of health as a person ages, in the management and prevention of chronic conditions, and the treatment of serious illness in the older person.

    Ronni Chernoff, PhD, RD, FADA, FASPEN
  5. Hormonal Balance - Front Cover

    Hormonal Balance

    This book first pioneered the idea that hormones play a key role in weight loss and control. The author uses a “how-to” approach on balancing hormones backed by research on the gut, brain, and body fat. Very interesting reading.
    Scott Isaacs, MD, FACP, FACE
  6. How Not To Die - Front Cover

    How Not to Die

    Wealth of nutrition science! The author, Michael Greger, MD, maintains a huge database of nutrition studies for his website, NutritionFacts.org, and this book condenses that data into healthy eating guidelines. The book has 134 pages of references that support his recommendations.

    Michael Greger, MD
  7. Integrative Medicine

    Integrative Medicine

    This book is the best one we could find on evidence-based integrative medicine. With over 140 contributing authors who are recognized as the best integrative and traditional practitioners in their respective fields, this book has detailed information on the therapies. Reader-friendly and extensively referenced with evidence-based research (available online).

    David Rakel, MD with Foreword by Andrew Weil, MD
  8. Mitochondria and the Future of Medicine

    Mitochondria and the Future of Medicine

    This book is very readable and attention-grabbing! It is known that many chronic diseases have their roots in dysfunctional mitochondria. Modern research shows nutrition can optimize its function along with other good lifestyle decisions. The book answers the questions: Why at times do antioxidants do more harm than good? What’s the connection between heart disease and Alzheimer’s, or infertility and hearing loss?

    Dr. Lee Know, ND
  9. Nutrition Care of the Older Adult - Front Cover

    Nutrition Care of the Older Adult

    Updated with the latest scientific and evidence-based guidelines this guide is appropriate for both new and experienced practitioners. Excellent resource for working with patients at home, in the community, in public health, and long term care settings. Covers the unique chronic diseases, physiological changes, and nutritional needs of this aging population. The book offers 5 CPE hours from AND on top of the hours we offer.

    Kathleen Neidert, PhD, RDN, CSG, LD, FADA and members of the Dietitians in Health Care Communities DPG
  10. Nutrition in Clinical Practice - Front Cover

    Nutrition in Clinical Practice

    Acclaimed nutrition text written by physicians with nutrition expertise for practicing clinicians. It is evidence-based nutrition therapy across the full expanse of health and disease. New data from hundreds of studies is included in this edition along with enhanced coverage of controversial topics. Also, includes an interactive eBook edition.
    Dr. David L. Katz MD MPH FACPM FACP, Rachel S.C. Friedman MD MHS, Sean C. Lucan MD MPH MS
  11. The End of Alzheimer's

    The End of Alzheimer's

    Amazon books #1 Best Seller! Dr. Bredesen’s research and clinical experience shows great insight into a disease we have been told is incurable and irreversible. By studying the biology and pathology of Alzheimer’s disease, he has determined there are three risk sub-groups that require and respond to different treatments. This is a fantastic resource for practitioners, their families, and their patients. 

    Dr. Dale Bredesen, MD
  12. The Telomere Effect - Front Cover

    The Telomere Effect

    The Telomere Effect is a New York Times bestselling book. It’s a fascinating mix of cutting-edge science and lifestyle coaching on how the tiny ends of the chromosomes determine how fast our cells age and die. These are ways we can extend our health spans.

    Elizabeth Blackburn, PhD and Elissa Epel, PhD
  13. Why Isn't My Brain Working? - Front Cover

    Why Isn't My Brain Working?

    Continuing education hours for this course have been increased from what is noted in our Fall Brochure. This course is now available in 35 and 20 hour versions. Brain degeneration affects millions of Americans—this happens to people of all ages. Learn to spot degeneration, low neurotransmitters, and neurological diseases, and how to heal through diet and lifestyle changes. Wonderful resource!
    Datis Kharazian, DHSc., DC, MS, international speaker & private practitioner
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