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Nutritional Medicine 2nd Edition by Alan R. Gaby, M.D. Evidence-Based Textbook on Effective Nutritional Therapies Just Released

Healthcare professionals will find thousands of research studies and the wisdom of an experienced clinician to support the use of diet, nutritional supplements, and natural substances for the prevention and treatment of over 400 health conditions.

February 2, 2017 – Concord, New Hampshire – Dr. Alan R. Gaby, a leading medical expert on dietary modifications, nutritional supplements, and other natural substances, has published his 2nd Edition of Nutritional Medicine.


This science-based and meticulously referenced textbook is written for healthcare practitioners and discusses hundreds of nutritional therapies that can be used as effective, low-cost, low-risk alternatives or adjuncts to conventional medicine.


For 35 years, Dr. Gaby has reviewed and analyzed more than 40,000 published studies. Combining this knowledge with his extensive clinical experience, he has helped thousands of practitioners to develop an expertise in nutritional therapies through his writings and lectures.


The 1st edition of Nutritional Medicine, published in 2011, sold thousands of copies in 32 countries to physicians, nurses, naturopaths, chiropractors, pharmacists, dietitians, nutritionists, acupuncturists, and non-practitioners seeking holistic approaches.


William Manahan, M.D., Assistant Professor Emeritus at the Department of Family Medicine, University of Minnesota Academic Health Center, said, “Every practitioner should have a copy of Nutritional Medicine on their desk.”


The 2nd Edition of Nutritional Medicine includes all information found in the first edition, and adds a great deal of new information and 1,700 additional references. There are more than 16,800 reference citations throughout the 1,456 page textbook, along with specific dosage recommendations for specific conditions. There are 342 chapters that address 400 health conditions including high blood pressure, arthritis, migraines, asthma, diabetes, irritable bowel syndrome, dry eyes, fibromyalgia, depression, insomnia, eczema, premenstrual syndrome, heart failure, viral infections, and more.


The textbook also discusses the fundamentals of nutritional medicine including:


  • Reactive hypoglycemia, food allergy, “sub-laboratory” hypothyroidism, candidiasis, and effects of cooking methods on health.
  • 61 chapters on nutrients, including biochemical effects, clinical indications, deficiency signs, adverse effects, interactions with drugs and other nutrients, and dosages.


View the Table of Contents and sample chapters at


Dr. Gaby said, “My life’s work has been to investigate nutritional therapies and to teach others what I found. It has been a gratifying journey, because so many practitioners have told me that by using my textbook they have achieved better results than ever before.”
Purchase the 2nd Edition of Nutritional Medicine in hardback or eBook format for $195 at, phone 603-225-0134, or email This price has been reduced by $100 from the 1st edition to make the textbook more widely accessible. Students taking courses in which this textbook is required or as recommended reading receive further discounts.


About Alan R. Gaby, M.D.
Dr. Gaby received his B.A. from Yale University, his M.S. in biochemistry from Emory University, and his M.D. from the University of Maryland. He is past-president of the American Holistic Medical Association. He published numerous scientific papers and is the author of Preventing and Reversing Osteoporosis (Prima, 1994) and The Doctor’s Guide to Vitamin B6 (Rodale Press, 1984). He co-authored The Patient’s Book of Natural Healing (Prima, 1999). He is the Chief Science Editor for Aisle 7, formerly HealthNotes, Inc., and has written for the Townsend Letter, a holistically-oriented medical magazine, and Alternative Medicine Review, a peer-reviewed journal. Dr. Gaby was a member of the clinical faculty and taught Therapeutic Nutrition at Bastyr University School of Naturopathic Medicine (Kenmore, WA). In 2000, he testified to the White House Commission on Complementary and Alternative Medicine on the cost-effectiveness of nutritional supplements.