Nutrition Guide for Clinicians

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Nutrition Guide for Clinicians, 3rd Edition

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Editors

Editor-in-Chief

Neal D. Barnard, MD, FACC

Medical Authors

Angela Eakin, MD, MS
Manuel Calcagno, MD
Stephen Neabore, MD
Emily Kasmar, AGPCNP-BC
James F. Loomis, MD
Caroline Trapp, DNP, ANP- BC, CDE, FAANP
Meghan A. Jardine, MS, MBA, RDN, LD, CDE

Managing Editors

Doug Hall
Rosendo Flores

Medical Reviewers

Kristen Babinski, MD, PhD
Daniel M. Berinstein, MD
Andrea Boggild, MSc, MD, DTMH, FRCPC
Shelly Delplanche, MD
Jack Flyer, MD
Daniel A. Forman, DO
Eduardo Garcia Lirio, MD
Manuel O. Gonzalez, MD
Hesham Hazin, MD
Frederick Hendricks, MD, MPH, FACS
Hana Kahleova, MD, PhD
Daniel Z. Lieberman, MD
Michael Persky, MD
Caren Pichardo, MD
Ramya Ramakrishnan, MD
Patricia Tager, MD
Jordan Taillon, MD, MPH
Angus B. Worthing, MD, FACP, FACR
Maureen Wang, MD, FACC
Susan L. Zito, DO

Dedication

Thank you to Jennifer Winchester, MD; Sergio Ramirez Salazar, MD; Pamela Ferguson, RD; Brent Jaster, MD; Scott Kahan, MD; Michael Keevican; Laura Anderson; Reina Pohl, M.P.H.; Lee Crosby, RD; and Craig Ziskin for their contributions to this work.

Sponsors

Platinum Sponsors

The Moxie Foundation
Ron Allison, MD
Ted Barnett, MD
Garth Davis, MD
Daran Haber, MD
Alexandra Haessler, MD
Adina W. Mercer, MD
Ana M. Negrón, MD
Rebecca Nessel, MD

Gold Sponsors

Seth D. Ammerman, MD
Zarin Azar, MD
Christie Beck, MD
Jason Beck, MD
David J. Chizek, MD
Susan M. Diaz, MD
Robert S. Egerman, MD
Robert O. Ford, MD
Joel Fuhrman, MD
Arthur W. Giebel, MD
Harald Giebel, MD
Beverly Giebel, MD
Herb Giebel, MD
Marvin Jumes, MD
Sarah Keating, MD
Saima Khawaja, MD
Kind Heart Institute
Benjamin H. Lau, MD
Melissa K. Li, MD
Rich McLellan, MDR.
Jason Newsom, MD
Rhoda Ruttenberg, MD
Mark Taylor, MD
Mary Thomas, MD
Harold Vonk, MD

Silver Sponsors

Drew A. Brodsky, MD
Fiquet H. Duckworth, MD
Sally Fisher, MD
Donald D. Forrester, MD
Elizabeth Forrester, PhD
Keith Hanson, MD
Eva Lai Henry, M.D.
Vivian Houng, MD
M. Walter Johnson, MD
Albert Lui, MD
John McDougall, MD
Sakiliba Mines, MD
Michelle Montemayor, MD
Mary O’Connell, MD
Karl Ordelheide, MD
Susan E. Ritter, MD
Robert Rowen, MD
Michelle Spring, MD
Terri Su, MD
Sudhir Nayer, MD
Diane Tanenbaum, MD
Jim Tipton, MD, and Susan Tipton, MSPH
Gayle Tyerman, MD
Kenton Wang, DO
Glenn L. Wiltse, MD
Michal Young, MD

Bronze Sponsors

Charles Aronberg, MD
Ellen Alkon, MD
Rasika Amarasekera, MD
Robin R. Bellina, MD
Kym Boyman, MD, FACOG
Drew A. Brodsky, MD
Kathy Burnard
Jeffrey Cao, MD
Aparna Chandrasekaran, MD
Mrs. Carla Cohen
Marjorie Cramer, MD
Horacio Rubén Vicente D’Agostino, MD, FACR, FSIR
Lynne L. Fagan, MD
Harold H. Fain, MD, MPH
Subhas Ganguli, MD
Kristen Ganjoo, MD
Chris Goeser, DC, MD
Sophie Gosselin, MD, and Daniel Morris
Jonathan Grill
Michael F. Grisante, MD
George Guthrie, MD
Colleen Harrison
Robin Hermes, MD
Leslie Herzog
Bey-Yu Hilgart, MD
Vivian Houng, MD
M. Walter Johnson, MD
Divya-Devi Joshi, MD
Matthew Kingsbauer, DO
Henry Kuharic, MD
Rukmini Komarlu, MD
Junghae Helen Kwon, MD
David C. Law, MD
Sophie Suk Fong Leung, MD
Albert Lui, MD
Arthur Milholland, MD
Ernest C. Miller, MD
Mark C. Niblack, MD
Susan J. Nissen, MD
Edwin A. Noyes, MD
Eric Ossowski, MD
Al Puerini, MD
Michael Rabinoff, DO, PhD
Elaine M. Rancatore, DO
Vicki L. Reid, MD
Sonny Saggar, MD
Gregory Saunders, MD
Cynthia Anna Schandl, MD
Fredric Schroeder, MD
Gary Silverman, MD
Samara Solan, MD
Mona Sigal, MD
Ravi Singh, MD
Erica Springer
Cindy Steele, MD
George Terwilliger, MD
Ronald Turco, MD
Gordon Wheat, MD
Glenn L. Wiltse, MD
Kevin Woods, MD
Shannon Wright MD, PhD
Michal Young, MD

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Preface

Important Notice to Reader

This book summarizes information on the role of nutrition in health and illness. Readers should be aware that knowledge of nutrition and medicine is constantly evolving. They are encouraged to check the most current information on preventive and therapeutic measures. It is clinicians’ responsibility, relying on their experience and knowledge of their patients, to determine the best plan of care. The authors, editors, and publisher accept no liability for any injury arising out of the use of material contained herein, and make no warranty, expressed or implied, with respect to the contents of this publication.

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