Nutrition for Health and Health Care

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  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2010-06-21
  • Publisher: Brooks Cole
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Current, practical information in a real-world context for future nurses and health care professionals. Designed for the clinical nutrition and/or diet therapy nutrition course, NUTRITION FOR HEALTH AND HEALTH CARE is a trusted text that demonstrates the important role of nutrition to future nurses and health care professionals in their future careers. The text begins by covering basic nutrition concepts and followed by clinical topics organized by organ systems, linking nutrition to different disease states, such as diabetes, renal disease, and liver disorders. Each chapter includes practical information, current research, and clinical practice guidelines for addressing nutrition concerns and incorporating nutrition into care plans. Valuable supplements accompany this text to help instructors prepare for class and to help students succeed in their course.

Table of Contents

Overview of Nutrition and Health
Nutrition in Practice: Finding the Truth about Nutrition
Digestion and Absorption
Nutrition in Practice: Food Safety
Nutrition in Practice: the Glycemic Index in Nutrition Practice
Nutrition in Practice: Figuring Out Fats
Nutrition in Practice: Vegetarian Diets
Energy Balance and Body Composition
Nutrition in Practice: Fad Diets
Weight Management: Overweight and Underweight
Nutrition in Practice: Eating Disorders
The Vitamins
Nutrition in Practice: Phytochemicals and Functional Foods
Water and the Minerals
Nutrition in Practice: Vitamin and Mineral Supplements
Nutrition Through the Life Span: Pregnancy and Infancy
Nutrition in Practice: Encouraging Successful Breastfeeding
Nutrition Through the Life Span: Childhood and Adolescence
Nutrition in Practice: Childhood Obesity and the Early Development of Chronic Diseases
Nutrition Through the Life Span: Later Adulthood
Nutrition in Practice: Hunger and Community Nutrition
Nutrition Care and Assessment
Nutrition in Practice: Nutritional Genomics
Nutrition Intervention and Diet-Drug Interactions
Nutrition in Practice: Complementary and Alternative Therapies
Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition Support
Nutrition in Practice: Inborn Errors of Metabolism
Nutrition in Metabolic and Respiratory Stress
Nutrition in Practice: Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome
Nutrition and Upper Gastrointestinal Disorders
Nutrition in Practice: Nutrition and Oral Health
Nutrition and Lower Gastrointestinal Disorders
Nutrition in Practice: Probiotics and Intestinal Health
Nutrition and Liver Diseases
Nutrition in Practice: Alcohol in Health and Disease
Nutrition and Diabetes Mellitu.s. Nutrition in Practice: Metabolic Syndrome
Nutrition and Disorders of the Heart and Blood Vessels
Nutrition in Practice: Helping People with Feeding Disabilities
Nutrition and Renal Diseases
Nutrition in Practice: Dialysis
Nutrition, Cancer, and HIV Infection
Nutrition in Practice: Ethical Issues in Nutrition Care
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