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Dietitian's Guide to Vegetarian Diets: Issues and Applications
     

Dietitian's Guide to Vegetarian Diets: Issues and Applications

by Mark Messina, Virginia Messina
 
Using this valuable resource, you'll make the right decisions about your client's nutritional needs and your clients will benefit from healthier, more satisfying diets. You'll gain instant access to information about the dietary needs of vegetarian clients of all ages, as well as guidelines for treating diabetics, pregnant women, athletes and other clients with

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Using this valuable resource, you'll make the right decisions about your client's nutritional needs and your clients will benefit from healthier, more satisfying diets. You'll gain instant access to information about the dietary needs of vegetarian clients of all ages, as well as guidelines for treating diabetics, pregnant women, athletes and other clients with special considerations. This extensive resource on vegetarian diets can serve as a comprehensive reference for dietitians and other health professionals or as a classroom study guide.

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Doody's Review Service
Reviewer: Nancy Delaloye, RD (University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine)
Description: This is a comprehensive resource text written by two well-known authorities in the field of nutrition and vegetarianism. The book provides current information about vegetarianism including a brief history of the vegetarian movement, a review of the literature, discussions on essential vitamins and minerals, meal planning guide for specific age groups, and applications for professionals who work with vegetarians.
Purpose: The purpose is to educate dietitians and other healthcare professionals and to serve as a tool for those professionals who counsel vegetarians. It can also serve as a reference book for nutrition students.
Audience: The audience includes registered dietitians, dietetic interns, nutrition students as well as physicians.
Features: The book has a well-organized and well-defined table of contents. It contains a glossary of foods that are frequently used by vegetarians and 18 appendixes containing data relating to the nutritional status of both vegetarians and nonvegetarians. There is a section listing various resources for vegetarians that healthcare professionals can provide to their clients or utilize themselves as a means of obtaining further education about vegetarianism.
Assessment: The resource section includes names of vegetarian organizations, magazines, book titles by subject, materials, on-line services, mailing lists and mail-order companies. This book is a well-written resource book for nutrition practitioners who are in need of accurate, reliable as well as practical information on the subject of vegetarianism. Anyone who works in the field of nutrition should have access to this book.
4 Stars! from Doody
Nancy Delaloye
This is a comprehensive resource text written by two well-known authorities in the field of nutrition and vegetarianism. The book provides current information about vegetarianism including a brief history of the vegetarian movement, a review of the literature, discussions on essential vitamins and minerals, meal planning guide for specific age groups, and applications for professionals who work with vegetarians. The purpose is to educate dietitians and other healthcare professionals and to serve as a tool for those professionals who counsel vegetarians. It can also serve as a reference book for nutrition students. The audience includes registered dietitians, dietetic interns, nutrition students as well as physicians. The book has a well-organized and well-defined table of contents. It contains a glossary of foods that are frequently used by vegetarians and 18 appendixes containing data relating to the nutritional status of both vegetarians and nonvegetarians. There is a section listing various resources for vegetarians that healthcare professionals can provide to their clients or utilize themselves as a means of obtaining further education about vegetarianism. The resource section includes names of vegetarian organizations, magazines, book titles by subject, materials, on-line services, mailing lists and mail-order companies. This book is a well-written resource book for nutrition practitioners who are in need of accurate, reliable as well as practical information on the subject of vegetarianism. Anyone who works in the field of nutrition should have access to this book.
Booknews
For use by dieticians and others in counseling vegetarian clients, or as a textbook for classroom study. Topics include: an overview of the vegetarian population and the health status of this group; nutrient needs; adequacy of vegetarian diets for pregnant women, infants, children, adolescents, and older people; and research issues and practical applications regarding vegetarians with cardiovascular disease, diabetes, weight control problems, and those who are athletes. Includes a glossary of typical vegetarian foods and 18 appendices with specific data on micronutrient and macronutrient intakes, serum lipid levels, blood pressure, and anthropometry. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780834206359
Publisher:
Jones & Barlett Learning
Publication date:
04/25/1996
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
511
Product dimensions:
6.27(w) x 9.33(h) x 1.23(d)

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