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Williams' Basic Nutrition and Diet Therapy - With CD

Williams' Basic Nutrition and Diet Therapy - With CD - 13th edition

ISBN13: 978-0323051996

ISBN13: 978-0323051996
ISBN10: 0323051995
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 13TH 09
Publisher: C.V. Mosby Co.
Published: 2009
International: No

List price: $67.95

Williams' Basic Nutrition and Diet Therapy - With CD - 13TH 09 edition

ISBN13: 978-0323051996

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ISBN13: 978-0323051996
ISBN10: 0323051995
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 13TH 09
Publisher: C.V. Mosby Co.

Published: 2009
International: No
Summary

Part of the popular LPN Threads Series, Williams Basic Nutrition & Diet Therapy is the market leader for a reason: you get coverage of hot topics, emerging trends, and cutting edge research, plus all the essentials for providing the best nutrition care. Written in a clear, conversational style, the book begins with the fundamental concepts of nutrition and then applies those concepts to diverse demographic groups in different stages of life. You also learn how selected disease processes work, and how to help communities and individuals achieve health and healthy living. A free CD contains Nutritrac, a computer program that helps you analyze case studies and create customized client profiles. An engaging design includes colorful openers, illustrations, boxes, tables, and text layout. Clinical Applications and For Further Focus boxes highlight hot topics and analyze concepts and trends in depth. Case studies in clinical care chapters focus attention on related patient care problems. Key Concepts and Key Terms condense critical information into easy-to-find boxes. Diet therapy guidelines include recommendations, restrictions, and sample diets for a number of major clinical conditions. Cultural Considerations boxes discuss how a patients culture can affect nutritional concepts in practice. Challenge questions use true/false, multiple-choice, and matching formats to test your understanding of chapter content. Critical thinking questions challenge you to analyze, apply, and combine concepts. Chapter summaries put content into perspective in terms of the big picture in nutrition. Internet-based research and learning is emphasized and expanded throughout the text, citing key websites. Useful appendixes include information on cholesterol content, fiber content, cultural and religious dietary patterns, and more. A companion website contains case studies applying chapter content to real-life examples, 350 study questions for instant self-assessment, the most recent growth charts from the CDC, the ADAs Nutrition Care Process, and links to online information sources. Mosbys NUTRITRAC Nutrition Analysis and Weight Management CD offers the perfect clinical practice tool, letting you create customized personal profiles and analyze food intake and energy output by using a database of more than 3,000 foods and more than 150 sporting, recreational, and occupational activities. Unique! Content threads share features with other LPN/LVN titles from Elsevier for a consistent learning experience. More than 50 new illustrations include more age and culturally diverse images as well as more illustrations of disease states. New assessment tools in the text include the Mini Mental State Examination, PAR-Q (Physical Activity Readiness Questionnaire), body composition measurement tools, and tools for energy requirement calculations. Drug-Nutrient Interaction boxes highlight potential adverse effects of specific medications. Updated statistics on diseases and conditions illustrate emerging trends and hot topics such as obesity and supplement use. Updated Choose Your Foods: Exchange Lists for Diabetes in the appendix includes new content for culturally diverse populations. A new figure illustrates the complex processes of digestion and metabolism. Water Balance chapter includes the DRIs for fluids and provides the water content of selected foods. Nutrition in Infancy, Childhood, and Adolescence chapter adds information on the growing problem of overweight and obese children. Weight Management chapter covers food misinformation and fads, addressing the dangers and the groups vulnerable to such misinformation. Gastrointestinal and Accessory Organ Problems chapter includes recent research on the pathogenesis of celiac disease

Table of Contents

Part 1 Introduction to Basic Principles of Nutrition Science 1. Food, Nutrition, and Health 2. Carbohydrates 3. Fats 4. Proteins 5. Digestion, Absorption, and Metabolism 6. Energy Balance 7. Vitamins 8. Minerals 9. Water Balance

Part 2 Nutrition Throughout the Life Cycle 10. Nutrition during Pregnancy and Lactation 11. Nutrition in Infancy, Childhood, and Adolescence 12. Nutrition for Adults: the Early, Middle, and Later Years

Part 3 Community Nutrition and Health Care 13. Community Food Supply and Health 14. Food Habits and Cultural Patterns 15. Weight Management 16. Nutrition and Physical Fitness

Part 4 Clinical Nutrition 17. Nutrition Care 18. Gastrointestinal and Accessory Organ Problems 19. Coronary Heart Disease and Hypertension 20. Diabetes Mellitus 21. Renal Disease 22. Surgery and Nutritional Support 23. Nutrition Support in Cancer and AIDS

Appendixes A. Cholesterol Content of Food B. Dietary Fiber in Selected Plant Foods C. Sodium and Potassium Content of Foods, 100 g, Edible Portion D. Salt-Free Seasoning Guide E. Choose Your Foods: Exchange Lists for Diabetes F. Eating Well with Canadas Food Guide G. Calculation Aids and Conversion Tables H. Cultural Dietary Patterns and Religious Dietary Practices Answers to Chapter Challenge Questions Glossary