Life-Span Nutrition Conception Through Life (with InfoTrac®)

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1997-12-12
  • Publisher: Brooks Cole

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This book covers nutritional needs over the entire life span, from prenatal to elder years. It focuses on nutrition during pregnancy, infancy, childhood, adolescence, and adulthood. Each life span section features a specialized topic for focus, such as weight control for early adulthood, disease prevention for middle adulthood, and managing the aging process for older adulthood.

Table of Contents

1. Nutrition Overview
Prelude to Pregnancy
2. Nutrition during Pregnancy
Focal Point A: An Overview of Inheritance and Conception
Focal Point B: Medical Disorders during Pregnancy
3. High-Risk Pregnancies
Focal Point: Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
4. Breast Milk, Formula, and Lactation
Focal Point: How to Feed Infants
5. Nutrition during Infancy
Focal Point A: Nutrition for High-Risk Infants
Focal Point B: Iron Deficiency and Behavior
Focal Point C: Inborn Errors of Metabolism
6. Nutrition during Childhood
Focal Point A: Lead Toxicity
Focal Point B: Nutrition Care of Sick Infants and Children
Focal Point C: Developing Healthy Habits
7. Nutrition during Adolescence
Focal Point A: Eating Disorders
Focal Point B: The Menstrual Cycle
8. Nutrition during Early Adulthood
Focal Point: Nutrition and Conception
9. Nutrition during Middle Adulthood
Focal Point: Alcohol and Nutrition
10. Nutrition during Late Adulthood
Focal Point: Nutrient-Drug Interactions

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