9781582552231

Nutrition Made Incredibly Easy!

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  • ISBN13:

    9781582552231

  • ISBN10:

    1582552231

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 12/2/2002
  • Publisher: Spring House
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Summary

Part of the popular Incredibly Easy! Series(TM), this easy-to-read and comprehensive book covers nutritional fundamentals in chapters ranging from recommended allowances of essential nutrients, vitamins and minerals to the processes that transform food into energy. Includes detailed instructions on how to assess a patient's nutritional status, as well as information on metabolism, congenital metabolic disorders, and primary and secondary nutritional disorders. Also features special assessment techniques and interventions for pediatric and geriatric patients.

Table of Contents

Contributors and consultants iv
Foreword v
Part I Introduction to nutrition
Nutrition basics
3(12)
Digestion and absorption
15(16)
Carbohydrates
31(12)
Protein
43(10)
Fat
53(14)
Vitamins and minerals
67(18)
Fluids
85(16)
Part II Assessment
Assessing nutritional status
101(18)
Nutrition across the lifespan
119(36)
Part III Clinical nutrition
Feeding patients
155(24)
Obesity and eating disorders
179(20)
Gl system
199(52)
Cardiovascular system
251(28)
Renal system
279(18)
Neurologic system
297(16)
Diabetes mellitus
313(24)
Human immunodeficiency virus disease
337(12)
Special conditions
349(21)
Selected references 370(1)
Index 371

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