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Nutrition and Diet Therapy - 3rd edition

Nutrition and Diet Therapy (ISBN10: 0803608047; ISBN13: 9780803608047)
ISBN13: 978-0803608047
ISBN10: 0803608047

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0803608733
ISBN10: 080360873X

Summary: Key Features

  • Integrates nutrition science with practical clinical applications, stresses health promotion and maintenance, and discusses the treatment of nutrition-related diseases
  • Provides general introduction to new nutrient standards including Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA), Dietary Reference Intake (DRI), tolerable Upper Limit (UL), Adequate Intake (AI), and Estimated Average Requirement ( moreEAR)
  • Includes newly published DRIs
  • More information on ''functional foods'' and on the use of herbs for disease prevention and treatment
  • Uses pyramid theme throughout and includes discussion on the activity pyramid, food pyramids for every stage of the life cycle, and ethnic food pyramids
  • Expanded information on arthritis, osteoporosis, and Omega-3 fatty acids in the mature adult chapter
  • Contains expanded cultural applications throughout the text
  • Numerous sample diets and assessment tools
  • Each chapter contains a case study organized by nursing process, chapter outline, learning objectives, glossary terms, chapter review questions, clinical analysis questions, clinical calculations, and chapter summaries
  • Internet sites and links provided for most chapters less

Edition/Copyright: 3RD 01
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: F. A. Davis Co.
Year Published: 2001
International: No

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