Summary: Known as the nutrition bible, Krauses Food & Nutrition Therapy has been recognized internationally for more than a half-century as THE most authoritative text on nutrition. Students and practitioners alike look to its comprehensive and up-to-date content, engaging pedagogy and design, and logical presentation of information to guide them through formal schooling and into practice. The Krause remains a constant to those practitioners by providing a source of continuing education in th ...show moree ever-changing nutrition field. The new edition follows the Conceptual Framework for use of Standardized Language and new chapters on medical nutrition therapy for psychiatric disease and developmental disorders spotlight the advances made in these areas. The feature box, Clinical Scenarios, has been updated to include a Nutrition Diagnosis statement to promote thinking of how to intervene, what other assessment and monitoring factors are needed, and how to evaluate the outcomes. Extensive appendices, tables, illustrations, figures, and clinical insight boxes give practical hands-on procedures and clinical tools with the most current information, including brand-new guidelines on food intake and physical activity, and highlight the inclusion of the new food guide pyramid into every day practice. Edited by two leading experts in nutrition, L. Kathleen Mahan and Sylvia Escott-Stump, and written by nationally recognized contributors to ensure that all of the information is comprehensive and up-to-date. Organized into five key parts Nutrition Basics, Nutrition in the Life Cycle, Nutrition Care, Nutrition for Health and Fitness, and Medical Nutrition Therapy. Clinical Insight, New Directions, and Focus Onboxes provide nice-to-know information on chapter topics and suggest further discussion, study, or research. Clinical Scenarios present case studies applying content to real-world situations. Relevant Websites direct the reader to online resources relating to the chapter topics. Pathophysiology algorithms present the cause, pathophysiology and the medical nutrition management for a variety of disorders and conditions. Key Terms are defined at the beginning of each chapter and highlighted in color within the text where they are discussed in more detail. Updated title reflects the professions change in focus from diet therapy to nutrition therapy while still providing the most current information upon which instructors and students alike have come to rely. Chapter 42, ''Medical Nutrition Therapy for Psychiatric Disease,'' explores recent research into the links between nutrition and mental disorders such as Alzheimer's disease, anxiety disorder, bipolar disorder, dementia, depression, and schizophrenia. Chapter 45, ''Medical Nutrition Therapy for Developmental Disorders,'' delves into nutritional connections with a variety of disorders that often manifest in childhood such as ADHD, down syndrome, cerebral palsy, and muscular dystrophy. All the newest recommendations for nutrients and physical activity outlined in the Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2005 is integrated throughout, along with information related to the fully customizable food guide pyramid, MyPyramid, and the 2007 release of Eating Well with Canadas Food Guide. Sample Nutrition Diagnosis feature boxes are added to each chapter, beginning with the life cycle section in Chapter 7. Each box presents a problem, its etiology, and its signs and symptoms before concluding with a sample nutrition diagnosis, providing both students and practitioners with ''real-life'' scenarios they may encounter in practice. Chapters covering Macronutrients, Vitamins, and Minerals have been condensed into ''need-to-know'' information summarized largely in easy-to-read tables and bulleted lists. These chapters provide students and practitioners with a quick review of basic nutrition, allowing m ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 12TH 08
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