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The Mediterranean Diet

A Clinician’s Guide for Patient Care

Zacharias, Eric

2012, XII, 247 p. 64 illus., 35 illus. in color. With online files/update.

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  • Provides clinicians with an office reference on a Mediterranean diet
  • Provides a useful summary of the components and benefits of a Mediterranean diet for clinicians
  • Contains templates for daily meal recommendations that providers can share with patients

Over the past several years there has been increasing information in the medical literature regarding the health benefits of a Mediterranean diet.  Clinicians may not be informed on advances in nutrition, and studies have demonstrated that they do not spend much time discussing food as a means for promoting health with patients.  The Mediterranean Diet: A Clinician's Guide for Patient Care is an essential new volume that serves as an update and a reference for clinicians on the Mediterranean diet.  Specific diseases and the effects the Mediterranean diet have on them are outlined.  Diseases and conditions that are outlined include heart disease, stroke, Alzheimer’s, depression, cancer, allergies, asthma, arthritis and diabetes.  A detailed analysis of the specific nutrients in a Mediterranean diet and the food groups containing them is also included.  A useful guide containing daily meal plans and an extensive recipe section prepared by a team of dieticians can be found in the patient resources section.  The Mediterranean Diet: A Clinician's Guide for Patient Care provides a useful summary of the constituent components and health benefits of a Mediterranean diet to health professionals.

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » Alcohol - Allergies - Alzheimer's disease - Asthma - Cancer - Diabetes - Disease prevention - Fats and oils, healthy and unhealthy - Fish and fish oil - Fruits and vegetables - Heart disease - Immunologic conditions - Meat - Organic - Protein sources - Salt - Stroke - Vegetarianism - Vitamins, minerals and supplements - Weight loss - Whole grains, other carbohydrate sources, and fiber

Related subjects » Cardiology & Angiology - Food Science & Nutrition - Medicine

Table of contents 

Part 1: The Basics of a Mediterranean Diet

1. Introduction

2. History, Composition, Adherence Scores

Part2: Effects on Diseases

3. Mechanisms of Action and Effects on Diseases

4. Cardiovascular Diseases

5. Alzheimer's Disease

6. Cancer

7. Arthritis, Allergies, and Immunologic Disorders

8. Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome

Part 3: Weight Loss and Obesity

9. Weight, Obesity

Part 4: Macronutrients

10. Macronutrients in An Adherence Score: Carbohydrates, Proteins, Fats, and Alcohol

11. Fats and Oils

12. Carbohydrates

13. Proteins

14. Alcohol

Part 5: Adopting a Mediterranean Diet

15. Goal is Success in Adoption

16. Meal Plans

17. Shopping List, Keep on Hand

18. Resources

19. Recipes

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