Strong communication skills are vital for dietetics professionals. Building on the success of prior editions, this Fifth Edition shows how to take advantage of scientific models, theories, and strategies to communicate with clients, convincing them to make more healthful food choices. Moreover, the text offers plenty of activities and case studies to help readers put their communication skills into practice. This Fifth Edition covers all American Dietetic Association competencies in communication. New case studies highlight current issues such as cultural sensitivity. Also included are new student activities, discussion questions on key communication issues and problems, and a guide to online resources. A companion Website offers additional case studies.