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Nutrition in Obesity and Diabetes
Rebecca Kuriyan Raj MSc MPhil PhD
Anura V Kurpad MD PhD FAMS FIUNS

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Edition 1/e
Publish Year2015
Size 6.25" X 9.5"
Cover TypePaper Back
With CD/DVD No
FormatTwo Color
Weight (Grams) 400
Quick Overview
Each chapter has a brief abstract, introduction, and conclusion. Chapters 1 and 2 cover the basic principles of estimating energy requirements of an individual and assessment of nutritional status and body composition. Readers will find these sections very useful as nutritional assessment and estimating energy requirement are the fundamental steps before planning a dietary schedule. Chapter 3 discusses the existing evidence of the role of nutrition and lifestyle factors in the etiology of obesity and diabetes. The nutritional goals in the management of obesity and diabetes are emphasized in chapter 4. Chapter 5 discusses the different treatment options for obesity and includes sections by experts on physical activity and behavioral modifications. The nutritional management of different types of diabetes and complications of diabetes are described in chapters 6–9. Complementary and alternative medicine therapies are becoming more popular and chapter 10 reviews the evidence on some of the complementary and alternative therapies used for patients with obesity and diabetes.
Key Features
• Updated and extensive resource compiled by experts.

• Emphasis on evidence-based nutrition practice in obesity and diabetes.

• Each chapter has a brief abstract, introduction and conclusion.

• Includes a ready reckoner appendix section that includes tables with macro and micro nutrient content of more than 350 food items.

• Healthy recipe options with nutritive values and menu plan with Indian, Continental and Pan Asian options have also been included.

• Information in the tables and the appendix in general, will be of great use for planning diets and counselling individuals on their daily food intake.

• Explains nutritional management of different types of diabetes and complications of diabetes.

• Discusses complementary and alternative medicine therapies used for patients with obesity and diabetes.

• Case studies have also been included to demonstrate on how to apply the theory into practice.

• Essential purchase for professionals working in nutrition, medicine, endocrinology, health sciences and related areas.
Target Audience
This book will be of great utility to students, nutritionists, and all health professionals.
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