Nutrition Counseling Skills For The Nutrition Care Process
Nutrition counselors are essential resources in the effort to encourage healthy lifestyle changes in clients. Nutrition Counseling Skills for Medical Nutrition Therapy is a comprehensive resource that provides healthcare professionals with useful communication strategies and counseling theories to assist with this process. The Fourth Edition is an updated version of this text which emphasizes the concept of tailoring interventions specifically for each client based on their dietary needs, through effective methods of interviewing, assessing, and counseling. This new edition goes further by focusing on various medical conditions such as obesity, heart disease, diabetes, renal disease, hypertension, cancer, eating disorders, and pregnancy. Thus, providing healthcare workers with the information needed to properly assess and provide nutritional intervention for these specialized conditions.