ISBN13:978-0534622084 ISBN10: 0534622089 This edition has also been released as: ISBN13: 978-0495016663 ISBN10: 0495016667
Summary: UNDERSTANDING NORMAL AND CLINICAL NUTRITION, Seventh Edition, provides the most current and comprehensive coverage of both "normal" nutrition, such as digestion and metabolism, vitamins and minerals, and life cycle nutrition, as well as "clinical" nutrition related to diseases, such as nutrition and gastrointestinal, liver, and cardiovascular diseases. The text also incorporates a number of learning tools designed to help students both retain the
information and apply their knowledge so they are better prepared to work in a clinical setting. Features include case studies, "How To" boxes with examples of problem-solving in real world situations, and study questions that further conceptual understanding of the material. Regardless of the students' course background, the text is organized and written in a clear, easy to follow format that will engage and enable them to be actively involved in the field of nutrition.
Summary: UNDERSTANDING NORMAL AND CLINICAL NUTRITION, Seventh Edition, provides the most current and comprehensive coverage of both "normal" nutrition, such as digestion and metabolism, vitamins and minerals, and life cycle nutrition, as well as "clinical" nutrition related to diseases, such as nutrition and gastrointestinal, liver, and cardiovascular diseases. The text also incorporates a number of learning tools designed to help students both retain the information and apply their knowledge so they are better prepared to work in a clinical setting. Features include case studies, "How To" boxes with examples of problem-solving in real world situations, and study questions that further conceptual understanding of the material. Regardless of the students' course background, the text is organized and written in a clear, easy to follow format that will engage and enable them to be actively involved in the field of nutrition. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:7TH 06 Cover: Hardback Publisher:Wadsworth, Inc Year Published: 2006 International: No
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1. AN OVERVIEW OF NUTRITION. Highlight: Nutrition Information and Misinformation--On the Net and in the News. 2. PLANNING A HEALTHY DIET. Highlight: A World Tour of Pyramids, Pagodas, and Plates. 3. DIGESTION, ABSORPTION, AND TRANSPORT. Highlight: Common Digestive Problems. 4. THE CARBOHYDRATES: SUGARS, STARCHES, AND FIBERS. Highlight: Alternatives to Sugar. 5. THE LIPIDS: TRIGLYCERIDES, PHOSPHOLIPIDS, AND STEROLS. Highlight: High-Fat Foods: Friend or Foe? 6. PROTEIN: AMINO ACIDS. Highlight: Vegetarian Diets. 7. METABOLISM: TRANSFORMATIONS AND INTERACTIONS. Highlight: Alcohol and Nutrition. 8. ENERGY BALANCE AND BODY COMPOSITION. Highlight: The Latest and Greatest Weight-Loss Diet--Again. 9. WEIGHT MANAGEMENT: OVERWEIGHT AND UNDERWEIGHT. Highlight: Eating Disorders. 10. THE WATER-SOLUBLE VITAMINS: B VITAMINS AND VITAMIN C. Highlight: Vitamin and Mineral Supplements. 11. THE FAT-SOLUBLE VITAMINS: A, D, E, AND K. Highlight: Antioxidant Nutrients in Disease Prevention. 12. WATER AND THE MAJOR MINERALS. Highlight: Osteoporosis and Calcium. 13. THE TRACE MINERALS. Highlight: Phytochemicals and Functional Foods. 14. LIFE CYCLE NUTRITION: PREGNANCY AND LACTATION. Highlight: Fetal Alcohol Syndrome. 15. LIFE CYCLE NUTRITION: INFANCY, CHILDHOOD, AND ADOLESCENCE. Highlight: Childhood Obesity and the Early Development of Chronic Diseases. 16. LIFE CYCLE NUTRITION: ADULTHOOD AND THE LATER YEARS. Highlight: Hunger and Community Nutrition. 17. NUTRITION CARE AND ASSESSMENT. Highlight: Nutrition and Immunity. 18. NUTRITION INTERVENTION. Highlight: Nutritional Genomics. 19. DIET, MEDICATIONS, AND DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS. Highlight: Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 20. ENTERAL NUTRITION SUPPORT. Highlight: Enteral Nutrition and Inborn Errors of Metabolism. 21. PARENTERAL NUTRITION SUPPORT. Highlight: Ethical Issues in Nutrition Care. 22. NUTRITION IN METABOLIC AND RESPIRATORY STRESS. Highlight: Multiple Organ Failure. 23. NUTRITION AND DISORDERS OF THE UPPER GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT. Highlight: Dental Health and Its Relationship with Chronic Illness. 24. NUTRITION AND LOWER GASTROINTESTINAL DISORDERS. Highlight: Food Allergies. 25. NUTRITION, LIVER DISEASE, AND GALLSTONES. Highlight: Anemia in Illness. 26. NUTRITION AND DIABETES MELLITUS. Highlight: Metabolic Syndrome. 27. NUTRITION AND CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES. Highlight: Coping with Feeding Disabilities. 28. NUTRITION AND RENAL DISEASES. Highlight: Dialysis. 29. NUTRITION, CANCER, AND HIV INFECTION. Highlight: Illness, Mental Health, and Nutrition.
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