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Nutrition in Pediatric Pulmonary Disease

Dumont, Robert, Chung, Youngran (Eds.)

2014, XXVII, 152 p. 7 illus., 5 illus. in color.

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  • Provides a basic understanding of nutrition and nutritional supplements
  • Authors are experts in their fields
  • Provide stimulus for research in nutritional science

Nutrition in Pediatric Pulmonary Disease is a much needed resource for practitioners that provides a basic understanding of nutrition and nutritional supplements; their impact on physiologic function and how this can be applied for general health maintenance as well as a supplemental treatment for pulmonary diseases.  This book provides information on (1) basics of nutrition, supplements and herbs and how they influence physiology (2) their application and potential use for various pulmonary diseases along with evidence regarding efficacy and safety.  Also examined are (3) how diet, dietary supplements and herbs are integrated together for treatment and prevention of pulmonary disease.  Finally (4) several health promoting diets and their potential benefits to patients with pulmonary diseases will be discussed.   Nutrition in Pediatric Pulmonary Disease is an excellent new resource for practicing physicians who are interested in incorporating more nutritional approaches to treating their patients.    

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » Asthma - Neonatal Nutrition - Nutrition - Pediatric - Probiotics - Pulmonary Disease

Related subjects » Complementary & Alternative Medicine - Food Science & Nutrition - Internal Medicine - Pediatrics

Table of contents 

Section I: Introductory chapters


1.               Basic Pediatric Nutrition: Foundation of a Healthy Diet

Cynthia L. N. Baranoski MS, RD, LDN


2.               Diets

Robert C Dumont, MD


3.         Nutritional Supplements and Herbs

            Robert C Dumont, MD



Section II: Pulmonary distresses in neonates and inherited diseases


4.     Nutrition in Neonatal Pulmonary Disease

Janice Cox, MS, RD, CSP


5.     Nutrition in Cystic Fibrosis

John D. Mark MD & Anne C. Coates MD


6.    Nutrition and Neuromuscular disease

Girish Sharma, MD & Gergia Marinis, MD, RD, CNSC


Section III: Asthma and obesity


7.     Asthma and Nutrition

Youngran Chung, MD


8.     Obesity, Sleep and Pulmonary Disease in Children

David Gozal, MD & Leila Kheirandish-Gozal, MD, MSc

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