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Nutrition Made Incredibly Easy!

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Edition:
2nd
ISBN13:

9781582555218

ISBN10:
1582555214
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
6/12/2006
Publisher(s):
LWW

Questions About This Book?

What version or edition is this?
This is the 2nd edition with a publication date of 6/12/2006.
What is included with this book?
  • The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any CDs, lab manuals, study guides, etc.

Summary

Using the award-winning Incredibly Easy! style, Nutrition Made Incredibly Easy! Second Edition presents essential information on nutrition in a light-hearted and appetizing way. Coverage includes the physiologic processes that transform food into energy, nutrient metabolism and recommended allowances, assessment of nutritional status, and the needs of special patient populations. This edition incorporates the Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2005, presents up-to-date information on diabetes, and includes new appendices on fad diets and commonly used herbs and supplements. Logos include Lifespan Lunchbox (age-related considerations); Bridging the Gap (cultural considerations), Menu Maven (sample menus), and NutriTips (nutritional pointers).

Table of Contents

Contributors and consultants v
Foreword vi
Nurse Joy's Food Court viii
Part I. Introduction to nutrition
Nutrition basics
3(16)
Digestion and absorption
19(16)
Carbohydrates
35(12)
Protein
47(10)
Fat
57(16)
Vitamins and minerals
73(18)
Fluids
91(16)
Part II Assessment
Assessing nutritional status
107(20)
Nutrition across the lifespan
127(36)
Part III Clinical nutrition
Feeding patients
163(24)
Obsesity and eating disorders
187(22)
GI disorders
209(54)
Cardiovascular disorders
263(34)
Renal disorders
297(20)
Neurologic disorders
317(16)
Diabetes mellitus
333(24)
Human immunodeficiency virus
357(14)
Special conditions
371(31)
Appendices and index
Fad diets
392(4)
Commonly used herbs
396(4)
Toxic herbs
400(1)
Selected references
401(1)
Index
402


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