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Diet and disease : nutrition for heart disease, diabetes, and metabolic stress / Katie Ferraro.

By: Ferraro, Katie [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Nutrition and dietetics practice collection: Publisher: New York, [New York] (222 East 46th Street, New York, NY 10017) : Momentum Press, 2016Edition: First edition.Description: 1 online resource (x, 85 pages) : illustrations.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781606507346.Call number: 615.854 Subject(s): Diet therapy | Heart -- Diseases -- Diet therapy | Diabetes -- Diet therapy | Cancer -- Diet therapy | AIDS (Disease) -- Diet therapy | Nutritional Support | Diet Therapy | Heart Diseases -- diet therapy | Diabetes Mellitus -- diet therapy | Neoplasms -- diet therapy | Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome -- diet therapy | Medical nutrition therapy | diet and disease | nutrition care process | diet therapy | diabetes | diabetic diet | metabolic stress | heart disease | heart healthy dietOnline resources: Click here to access online Also available in print.
Contents:
1. Nutrition and heart disease -- 2. Nutrition and diabetes -- 3. Metabolic stress and critical illness, cancer, and HIV/AIDS -- Index.
Abstract: Can food really take the place of medicine? While modern medicine certainly has its place and does more than its fair share of good, there is no denying that many of society's most perilous chronic diseases are exacerbated by poor diets. Whereas infectious diseases used to cause the most number of deaths, the impact of chronic diseases now far overshadows that of infectious diseases. Diet plays a significant role in the development of a number of types of chronic disease, such as heart disease, diabetes, and certain types of cancer. This title explores the impact of dietary choices on the prevention, management, and treatment of a number of medical conditions and disease states including cardiovascular disease, diabetes and metabolic stress, critical illness, cancer, and HIV/AIDS. Conditions of the gastrointestinal tract, musculoskeletal disorders, rheumatic disease, anemias, hepatobiliary, gallbladder, pancreatic and kidney diseases are covered in the subsequent title Diet and Disease II.
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1. Nutrition and heart disease -- 2. Nutrition and diabetes -- 3. Metabolic stress and critical illness, cancer, and HIV/AIDS -- Index.

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Can food really take the place of medicine? While modern medicine certainly has its place and does more than its fair share of good, there is no denying that many of society's most perilous chronic diseases are exacerbated by poor diets. Whereas infectious diseases used to cause the most number of deaths, the impact of chronic diseases now far overshadows that of infectious diseases. Diet plays a significant role in the development of a number of types of chronic disease, such as heart disease, diabetes, and certain types of cancer. This title explores the impact of dietary choices on the prevention, management, and treatment of a number of medical conditions and disease states including cardiovascular disease, diabetes and metabolic stress, critical illness, cancer, and HIV/AIDS. Conditions of the gastrointestinal tract, musculoskeletal disorders, rheumatic disease, anemias, hepatobiliary, gallbladder, pancreatic and kidney diseases are covered in the subsequent title Diet and Disease II.

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