Laboratory Tests for the Assessment of Nutritional Status, Second Edition / Edition 2

Laboratory Tests for the Assessment of Nutritional Status, Second Edition / Edition 2

by Howerde E. Sauberlich
     
 

ISBN-10: 0849385067

ISBN-13: 9780849385063

Pub. Date: 07/27/1999

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Laboratory Tests for the Assessment of Nutritional Status explores the expanded number of nutrients that can now be evaluated. The author ma kes a compelling case for the practice and advancement of this critica l health care tool. Nutritional assessment identifies undernutrition, overnutrition, specific nutrition deficiencies, and imbalances. Dilige nt assessment

Overview

Laboratory Tests for the Assessment of Nutritional Status explores the expanded number of nutrients that can now be evaluated. The author ma kes a compelling case for the practice and advancement of this critica l health care tool. Nutritional assessment identifies undernutrition, overnutrition, specific nutrition deficiencies, and imbalances. Dilige nt assessment determines the appropriate nutrition intervention and mo nitors its effects.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780849385063
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
07/27/1999
Series:
Modern Nutrition Series, #21
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
512
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 10.30(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Vitamins
Water-Soluble Vitamins
Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid)
Vitamin B-1 (Thiamin)
Vitamin B-2 ( Riboflavin)
Vitamin B-6 (Pyridoxine)
Folate (Folic Acid, Pteroylmonoglutamic Acid, Folacin)
Vitamin B-12 (Cyanocobalamin, Corrinoids)
Niacin (Nicotinic Acid, Nicotinamide)
Pantothenic Acid
Biotin
Fat-Soluble Vitamins
Vitamin A (Retinol)
Vitamin D (Cholecalciferol)
Vitamin E (Tocopherols)
Vitamin K (Phylloquinones)
Semi- or Quasi-Vitamins
Carnitine
Choline
Myo-Inositol
Taurine
Mineral Nutrition
Electrolytes
Sodium
Potassium
Chloride
Macrominerals
Calcium
Phosphorus
Magnesium
Trace Elements
Iron
Iodine
Zinc
Copper
Selenium
Manganese
Chromium
Molybdenum
Sulfur
Ultratrace Elements
Protein Energy Malnutrition
Essential Fatty Acid Deficiency

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