Improving Omega-3 Nutrition provides health professionals with research, rationale, and tools to apply omega-3 research to the health of their patients. Have all your information in one place. Stay ahead of your patients.
Who should have this book? Cardiologists, pediatricians, obstetricians, psychiatrists, ophthalmologists, therapists, family physicians, nurse practitioners, dietitian nutritionists, nurses, and other health professionals.
Topics covered include:
- What omega-3 acids are and their role in human health
- An overview of physiological function
- A review of clinical research findings
- How to assess omega-3 status in your patients
- Current intake and dose recommendations
- Clinical concerns, including safety and blood thinning
- Dose-response studies in men and women
- Use of omega-3s in pre-operative nutrition
- New medical foods and prescriptions
- Advising parents, vegan, and vegetarian patients
- New recommendations for pregnant women and young children
- Sources, types, and efficacy of dietary supplements
- Forms of omega-3 supplements: TG, EE, FFA
- Differences between krill oil, fish oil, and cod liver oil
- Differences between short and long chain omega-3s
- SDA and DPA, the newest omega-3s
Improving Omega-3 Nutrition provides reference charts and tables as well as patient and clinic resources, specifics on dietary supplement labels, sample meals and food sources and more.