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Nutrition Essentials and Diet Therapy - With CD

Nutrition Essentials and Diet Therapy - With CD - 10th edition

ISBN13: 978-1416026112

Cover of Nutrition Essentials and Diet Therapy - With CD 10TH 07 (ISBN 978-1416026112)
ISBN13: 978-1416026112
ISBN10: 1416026118
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 10TH 07
Publisher: W.B. Saunders Co.
Published: 2007
International: No

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Nutrition Essentials and Diet Therapy - With CD - 10TH 07 edition

ISBN13: 978-1416026112

Nancy Peckenpaugh

ISBN13: 978-1416026112
ISBN10: 1416026118
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 10TH 07
Publisher: W.B. Saunders Co.

Published: 2007
International: No
Summary

Nutrition Essentials and Diet Therapy, 10th Edition provides an updated, concise, and practical approach to basic health care nutrition. This versatile text concentrates on what is most important for the health care provider to know about the nutrition basics and the application on nutrition knowledge. Content coverage includes the latest developments in nutrition fundamentals, nutrition across the life span, nutritional management of chronic and acute illnesses, and expanded coverage of vitamins, minerals, phytochemicals and herbal remedies.

Table of Contents

Section 1. The Art and Science of Nutrition In Health and Disease

1. The Art of Nutrition in a Family Context
2. Carbohydrates, Proteins, and Fats: The Energy Macronutrients of Balanced Meals
3. The Micronutrients of Balanced Meals: Vitamins, Minerals, Phytochemicals, and Water
4. Digestion, Absorption, and Metabolism in Health and Disease

Section 2. Chronic and Acute Illness

5. Insulin Resistance and The Metabolic Syndrome
6. Obesity and Healthy Weight Management
7. Cardiovascular Disease
8. Diabetes Mellitus
9. Renal Disease
10. Cancer: Nutrition Prevention and Treatment

Section 3. Lifespan and Wellness Concerns in Promoting Health and Managing Illness

11. Maternal and Infant Nutrition in Health and Disease
12. Growth and Development Issues in Promoting Good Health
13. Nutrition Over the Adult Lifespan
14. Public Health Issues in National and International Nutrition
15. The Nutrition Care Process in the Health Care Setting

Appendices

Appendix 1. Websites for Nutrition Information and Educational Material
Appendix 2. My Pyramid Worksheet
Appendix 3. The Exchange System
Appendix 4. Nutritive Values of Various Foods
Appendix 5. Nutritive Value of Selected Ethnic Foods
Appendix 6. Selected Fiber Content of Foods
Appendix 7. Body Mass Index
Appendix 8. Blood Pressure Percentiles
Appendix 9. DASH Eating Plan
Appendix 10. Growth Charts for Boys and Girls from Birth to 18 Years of Age
Appendix 11. Food Storage Guidelines for Protein Foods
Appendix 12. Child Care Meal Pattern
Appendix 13. Estimating Body Frame Size

Appendix 14. Metric Conversions and Equivalents
Glossary
Index