Food and nutrients are the original medicine and the shoulders on which modern medicine stands. But in recent decades, food and medicine have taken divergent paths and the natural healing properties of food have been diminished in the wake of modern technical progress. With contributions from highly regarded experts who work on the frontlines of disease management, Food and Nutrients in Disease Management effectively brings food back into the clinical arena and helps physicians put food and nutrients back on the prescription pad.
Under the editorial guidance of Dr. Ingrid Kohlstadt, physician nutrition specialist, this authoritative reference equips clinicians with the information they need to fully utilize nutritional medicine by enabling them to adjust medication dosage with diet, diagnose and correct nutrient deficiencies, and counsel patients on food selection. An emerging recommendation may soon be, "take 2 cups of kale, and call me in the morning."
DISORDERS OF THE EARS, EYES, NOSE, AND THROAT
Age-Related Macular Degeneration, Geoffrey R. Harris, M.D., Steven G. Pratt, M.D., and Stuart Richer, O.D., Ph.D.
Rhinosinusitis, Mary L. Hardy, M.D., and Elizabeth R. Volkmann, M.D.
Chemosensory Disorders, Alan R. Hirsch, M.D.
CARDIOVASCULAR AND PULMONARY DISEASES
Dyslipidemia and Atherosclerosis, Douglas W. Triffon, M.D., and Erminia M. Guarneri, M.D.
Hypertension, Mark C. Houston, M.D., M.S.
Congestive Heart Failure and Cardiomyopathy, Stephen T. Sinatra, M.D.
Cardiac Arrhythmias, Stephen Olmstead, M.D., and Dennis Meiss, Ph.D.
Asthma, Kenneth Bock, M.D., and Michael Compain, M.D.
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, David R. Thomas, M.D.
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, Mark Hyman, M.D.
Peptic Ulcer Disease and Helicobacter pylori, Georges M. Halpern, M.D., Ph.D.
Viral Hepatitis, Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis, and Postcholecystectomy Syndrome, Trent William Nichols, Jr., M.D.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Linda A. Lee, M.D., and Octavia Pickett-Blakely, M.D.
Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Melissa A. Munsell, M.D., and Gerard E. Mullin, M.D.
Food Reactivities, Russell Jaffe, M.D., Ph.D.
ENDOCRINE AND DERMATOLOGIC DISORDERS
Hypothyroidism, Sherri J. Tenpenny, D.O.
Hyperparathyroidisms, Michael F. Holick, M.D., Ph.D.
Diabetes, Russell Jaffe, M.D., Ph.D., and Jayashree Mani, M.S.
Obesity, Ingrid Kohlstadt, M.D., M.P.H.
Acne, Valori Treloar, M.D.
Renal Calculi, Laura Flagg, C.N.P., and Rebecca Roedersheimer, M.D.
Chronic Kidney Disease, Allan E. Sosin, M.D.
NEUROLOGIC AND PSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS
Autistic Spectrum Disorder, Patricia C. Kane, Ph.D., Annette L. Cartaxo, M.D., and Richard C. Deth, Ph.D.
Seizures, Patricia C. Kane, Ph.D., and Annette L. Cartaxo, M.D.
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Valencia Booth Porter, M.D., M.P.H.
Migraine Headaches, Christina Sun-Edelstein, M.D., and Alexander Mauskop, M.D.
Alzheimer’s Disease, Heidi Wengreen, R.D., Ph.D., Payam Mohassel, M.D., Chailyn Nelson, R.D., and Majid Fotuhi, M.D., Ph.D.
Parkinson’s Disease, David Perlmutter, M.D.
Depression, Marty Hinz, M.D.
Sleep Disturbance, Jyotsna Sahni, M.D.
MUSCULOSKELETAL AND SOFT TISSUE DISORDERS
Osteoporosis, Lynda Frassetto, M.D., and Shoma Berkemeyer, Ph.D.
Metabolic Bone Disease, Joseph J. Lamb, M.D., and Susan E. Williams, M.D., M.S., R.D.
Osteoarthritis, David Musnick, M.D.
Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Jacob Teitelbaum, M.D.
Orthopedic Surgery, Frederick T. Sutter, M.D., M.B.A.
Wound Healing, Joseph A. Molnar, M.D., Ph.D., and Paula Stuart, M.M.S., P.A.-C., R.D.
Breast Cancer, Keith I. Block, M.D., and Charlotte Gyllenhaal, Ph.D.
Cervical Cancer, Cindy A. Krueger, M.P.H., and Ron N. Shemesh, M.D.
Colorectal Cancer, Leah Gramlich, M.D., and Isaac Soo, M.D.
Prostate Cancer, Aaron E. Katz, M.D., and Geovanni Espinosa, N.D., M.S.
Lung Cancer, Sheila George, M.D.
Pregnancy, Gary Chan, M.D.
Male Infertility, Roger Billica, M.D.
Although Food and Nutrients in Disease Management, edited by Ingrid Kohlstadt, is geared toward the physician, this book would be of utmost importance for nutritionists and anyone working in the alternative health field. As well, for a patient of any of the diseases mentioned, this book would give clarity and direction of using food as a healing mechanism.
—Reader Views, April 2012
An interesting and practical addition to the regular medical textbooks.
—Pediatric Endocrinology Reviews, Vol. 7, No. 4, June 2010
Food and Nutrients in Disease Management provides a wealth of information on the relationships between food, nutrients, and management of disease. All of the chapters are well referenced. The book is an up-to-date reference text that physicians, particularly family practice physicians, should have on their bookshelves. The text should be of interest to nutritionists, dietitians, pharmacists, and other health professionals. …
—Judith A. Driskell, Ph.D., RD, Department of Nutrition and Health Sciences, University of Nebraska, JAMA, Vol. 302 No. 23, December 2009
Fantastic! … Every physician who treats patients should devour this book.
—Sherry A. Rogers, M.D., ABEM, FACAAI, FACN, ABFP
Food and Nutrients in Disease Management is a text that is long overdue. Written by pioneering experts in the field of nutrition and health, this text pulls together in one convenient place material that has been difficult to find in mainstream medicine. Every physician in the world should read, refer to, and apply the information in these pages.
—Christiane Northrup, M.D.
Ingrid Kohlstadt, M.D., is prominent among the 22,000 physicians and scientists of the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine, who see the potential for dramatic improvements in both health span and lifespan, and her new book gives the prescription and clear roadmap to maximum longevity.
—Ronald Klatz, M.D., D.O., President, American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine
… Dr. Kohlstadt has established a benchmark of nutrition and nutrient effects on health and disease that meets the educational needs of a growing group of doctors, who are poised to use the best foods and nutrients available to promote health and treat disease.
—Patrick J. Hanaway, M.D., Chief Medical Officer, Genova Diagnostics, President, American Board of Integrative Holistic Medicine
… Many of the bright lights of nutritional medicine have had a hand in crafting this practical, well-done text. As an educator in an integrative medicine academic practice, I would have this text available and required reading for all of the students, residents, and fellows that rotate through our program. The recommendations for use of nutrition and nutritional supplements during healthcare are made with the latest evidence at hand, coupled with great clinical insight.
—Jeanne A. Drisko, M.D., Riordan Professor of Orthomolecular Medicine, The University of Kansas Medical Center
… Dr. Ingrid Kohlstadt has skillfully edited the contributions of 64 distinguished contributors to create a comprehensive resource on the importance of good nutrition in the promotion of health and in healing disease. The industrialization of agriculture and the tremendous growth of processed foods threaten the availability of a diverse, nutrient-rich diet. This book will inform clinicians to provide scientific advice to their patients and help them to improve.
— Robert S. Lawrence, M.D., Director, Center for a Livable Future, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
There are some books that have classic written all over them, destined to take up a permanent position within arm’s reach in the library of every writer, researcher, and clinician concerned with holistic health . . . Food and Nutrients in Disease Management is such a book . . . Virtually every chapter in this brilliant volume can serve as a basic reference article on the disease being discussed, as well as providing a treasure trove of research summaries of the relevant effects of various foods, dietary strategies, and nutritional supplements. Highly recommended.
— Jonny Bowden, Ph.D., Townsend Letter, June 2009