Nutrition and Diet Therapy

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  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 7/20/2007
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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NUTRITION AND DIET THERAPY is the only text organized by diets rather than by organ systems or disease states and distinguishes itself through rich pedagogical features that will help you begin to the learn the skills needed to be successful in your future careers. It provides core nutrition concepts and up-to-date clinical content at a level that is accessible to the range of health care team members who are responsible for a client?s nutrition needs. The text provides the basic facts and a wealth of practical information you will need for your future career in nutrition care.

Table of Contents

Overview of Nutrition and Health
Nutrition in Practice: Finding the Truth about Nutrition
Nutrition in Practice: Dental Health
Nutrition in Practice: Figuring Out Fats
Proteins and Amino Acids
Nutrition in Practice: Vegetarian Diets
Digestion and Absorption
Nutrition in Practice: Food Safety
Metabolism, Energy Balance, and Body Composition
Nutrition in Practice: Eating Disorders
Overweight, Underweight, and Weight Management
Nutrition in Practice: Fad Diets
The Vitamins
Nutrition in Practice: Phytochemicals and Functional Foods
Water and the Minerals
Nutrition in Practice: Vitamin and Mineral Supplements
Fitness and Nutrition
Nutrition in Practice: Supplements and Performance Enhancing Aids Athletes Use
Nutrition Throughout Life
Nutrition Through the Life Span: Pregnancy and Lactation
Nutrition in Practice: Encouraging Successful Breastfeeding
Nutrition Through the Life Span: Infancy, Childhood, and Adolescence
Nutrition in Practice: Childhood Obesity and the Early Development of Chronic Disease
Nutrition Through the Life Span: Later Adulthood
Nutrition in Practice: Hunger and Community Nutrition
Nutrition In Health Care
Illness and Nutrition Care
Nutrition in Practice: Nutritional Genomics
Medications, Herbal Remedies, and Diet-Drug Interactions
Nutrition in Practice: Complementary and Alternative Therapies
Specialized Nutrition Support: Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition
Nutrition in Practice: Enteral Formulas for Inborn Errors of Metabolism
Medical Nutrition Therapy
Consistency-Modified and Other Diets for Upper GI Disorders
Nutrition in Practice: Helping People with Feeding Disabilities
Fiber-Modified Diets for Lower GI Tract Disorders
Nutrition in Practice: Probiotics and Intestinal Health
Carbohydrate- and Fat-Modified Diets for Malabsorption and Diseases of the Pancreas
Nutrition in Practice: Anemia in Illness
Fat-, Protein-, and Energy-Modified Diets for Diseases of the Liver, and Gallbladder
Nutrition in Practice: Alcohol in Health and Disease
Carbohydrate-Modified Diets for Diabetes Mellitus
Nutrition in Practice: Glycemic
Fat-Controlled, Mineral-Modified Diets for Cardiovascular Diseases
Nutrition in Practice: The Metabolic Syndrome
Protein-, Mineral-, and Fluid-Modified Diets for Kidney Diseases
Nutrition in Practice: Dialysis
Energy- and Protein-Modified Diets for Metabolic and Respiratory Stress
Nutrition in Practice: Multiple Organ Failure
Energy- and Protein-Modified Diets for Wasting Syndrome
Nutrition in Practice: Ethical Issues in Nutrition Care
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