Editor: Elevina E. Pérez Sira

Foods for Special Dietary Regimens

ISBN: 978-981-4998-07-9 (Print)
ISBN: 978-981-4998-06-2 (Online)

Foods for Special Dietary Regimens is an overview of alimentation for people with specific medical conditions. Each of the nine featured chapters describes a recommended diet with special reference to the lifestyle or disease conditions in a specific patient group. The book covers a diverse range of patient groups that have special nutritional requirements including the elderly, athletes, vegetarians, diabetics and phenylketonurics to name a few. Diets for individuals affected by specific diseases such as celiac disease, autism, dyslipidemia, and COVID-19 are also recommended. Readers will gain a broad perspective about special dietary regimens, including information about what works and what does not for different patient groups, and potential avenues of research in this area.

Key Features:

– 9 chapters organized into a simple reader-friendly format

– guidelines for patient groups on lifestyle

– information for patient groups based on different clinically relevant diseases (including COVID-19)

– information about general concepts and clinical research

– references for further reading

Foods for Special Dietary Regimens is a suitable textbook for diploma and training programs in clinical nutrition, diet therapy and allied health services. It also serves as an informative reference for general readers who want to know more about special diets tailored for specific persons.