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Life Span Nutrition : Conception Through Life, Second Edition

Life Span Nutrition : Conception Through Life, Second Edition - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 978-0534538361

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ISBN13: 978-0534538361
ISBN10: 0534538363
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Publisher: Wadsworth, Inc
Published: 1998
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Life Span Nutrition : Conception Through Life, Second Edition - 2ND 98 edition

ISBN13: 978-0534538361

Sharon R. Rolfes, Linda Kelly DeBruyne and Eleanor Noss Whitney

ISBN13: 978-0534538361
ISBN10: 0534538363
Cover type:
Edition/Copyright: 2ND 98
Publisher: Wadsworth, Inc

Published: 1998
International: No
Summary

This book covers nutritional needs over the entire life span, from prenatal to elder years. It focuses on nutrition during pregnancy, infancy, childhood, adolescence, and adulthood. Each life span section features a specialized topic for focus, such as weight control for early adulthood, disease prevention for middle adulthood, and managing the aging process for older adulthood.

Contains Focal Points that highlight special topics related to the chapter's stage of life that are based on the latest scientific studies.

Highlights definitions and practical suggestions in the margins of the text.

Extensive appendixes provide an overview of nutrition assessment, dietary standards, food guides, and a table of infant formulas.

Designed to meet the general education requirement in health, a distribution requirement for nursing students, or a core curriculum requirement for nutrition and dietetics majors.

Contains expanded coverage of adulthood issues, especially of the elderly.

Features new issues and additional Focal Points.

Includes expanded coverage of obesity and weight control.

Presents new material on the food pyramid, the RDA, and Dietary Guidelines.

Expanded practical applications concerning the diets of different ethnic groups.

Author Bio

Rolfes, Sharon Rady : Nutrition and Health Associates

DeBruyne, Linda Kelly : Nutrition and Health Associates

Whitney, Eleanor Noss : Nutrition and Health Associates


Table of Contents

1. Nutrition Overview.

Prelude to Pregnancy.

2. Nutrition during Pregnancy.

Focal Point A: An Overview of Inheritance and Conception.
Focal Point B: Medical Disorders during Pregnancy.

3. High-Risk Pregnancies.

Focal Point: Fetal Alcohol Syndrome.

4. Breast Milk, Formula, and Lactation.

Focal Point: How to Feed Infants.

5. Nutrition during Infancy.

Focal Point A: Nutrition for High-Risk Infants.
Focal Point B: Iron Deficiency and Behavior.
Focal Point C: Inborn Errors of Metabolism.

6. Nutrition during Childhood.

Focal Point A: Lead Toxicity.
Focal Point B: Nutrition Care of Sick Infants and Children.
Focal Point C: Developing Healthy Habits.

7. Nutrition during Adolescence.

Focal Point A: Eating Disorders.
Focal Point B: The Menstrual Cycle.

8. Nutrition during Early Adulthood.

Focal Point: Nutrition and Conception.

9. Nutrition during Middle Adulthood.

Focal Point: Alcohol and Nutrition.

10. Nutrition during Late Adulthood.

Focal Point: Nutrient-Drug Interactions.

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