Nutrition in Clinical Practice 2021
This is an acclaimed nutrition text written by physicians with nutrition expertise specifically 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.
Level 2 & 3
Suggested Performance Indicators: 1.1.4, 2.2.4, 3.2.2, 4.1.1, 4.1.2, 4.2.6, 4.2.7, 6.1.2, 6.1.9, 6.2.5, 8.1.1, 8.1.2, 8.1.4, 8.2.2, 8.3.1, 8.3.7, 10.1.1, 10.2.4, 10.2.11, 10.4.2, 10.4.4
CPE Type: 720 for Printed/Paper Tests, 740 for Web-based/Online Tests
Upon successful completion, the users will be able to:
1. Discuss four ways the “native” human diet has changed to the current diet we eat today.
2. Explain two ways BMI is used in weight therapy or to classify weight risk.
3. Identify four diagnostic criteria for metabolic syndrome.
4. Describe two conclusions from the Diabetes Intervention Program.
5. Discuss one health benefit of the following: omega-3, alpha-lipoic acid, garlic, and coenzyme Q10.
6. Identify at least two nutrients that benefit immune function.
7. Explain how the risk for colon cancer is affected by eating more fiber.
8. Describe two ways to improve bone health with nutrition and lifestyle choices.
9. Identify the herb that appears to be protective of the liver.
10. Discuss two benefits of the ketogenic diet in people who have seizures.
11. Identify two nutrient supplements used with burn patients.
12. Discuss which two nutrients in breastmilk vary according to the mother’s food intake.
13. Compare and contrast the following parenting styles: authoritative and authoritarian.
14. Identify how much caloric intake must be reduced to maintain the same weight when a person ages from 25 to 75 years old.
15. Identify the health issues associated with a deficiency of the following: lutein, vitamin A, and iron.
16. Describe the effect of chocolate on blood pressure.
17. Explain why folate may be beneficial to people who drink alcohol.
18. Identify the maximum temperature allowed for heating food on the raw food diet.
19. Discuss two reasons only 3% of physicians say they would succeed in weight management counseling of their patients.
20. Identify the Medicare weight loss criteria used to qualify physicians for more patient office visits after 6 months in the Intensive Behavior Therapy program.
Why we chose this book
Each year we get requests from dietitians who have been out of the workforce for multiple years and want a refresher course with the newest research in nutrition therapy. This book is comprehensive and looks at nutrition therapy from the physician’s point of view—it can helps us work together better for the benefit of our patients.
About the author
Dr. David Katz, MD, MPH, FACPM, FACP is Director, Prevention Research Center, Yale University School of Public Health; Director of the Integrative Medicine Center at Griffin Hospital; and President of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine.