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NUTRITION & DIET THERAPY, 10TH EDITION is the ideal introduction to the essentials of nutrition concepts, good health and client care. This book will help nurses to more effectively help their clients improve their nutrition and overall health. Benefits: NEW! New In the Media and Supersize USA boxes have been added to keep students up to speed on some of the current events and fads influencing what we know about health and nutrition today as well as to bring current nutrition problems to the forefront and to generate discussion in the classroom. Case in Points are reality-based case studies that apply to the chapter topics, followed up by a Rate this Plate challenge that asks for evaluation of a proposed meal plan for a client. StudyWare included in the back of the book includes: Answers to Review Questions from the textbook and suggested responses to the Case in Point and Rate the Plate Features! 24 Exam Prep Questions to test your students comprehension! Activities and Quizzes to help your students master chapter content NEW! New In the Media and Supersize USA boxes have been added to keep you up to speed on some of the current events and fads influencing what we know about health and nutrition today as well as to bring current nutrition problems to the forefront and to generate discussion. NEW! Updated exchange list information, developed by the American Diabetes Association in conjunction with the American Dietetic Association as well as Updated Recommended Dietary Allowances (RDA) and Daily Recommended Intake (DRI) can be found in tables throughout the book. NEW! A new section in Chapter 2 U.S Cultural Dietary Influences provides expanded information about the influence of cultures on the U.S diet and their nutritional strengths and weaknesses. NEW! New childhood obesity information discusses recent findings about the increasing obesity problem among children and outlines a strategy parents can use to help their children.
1. The Relationship of Nutrition and Health. 2. Planning a Healthy Diet. 3. Digestion, Absorption, and Metabolism. 4. Carbohydrates. 5. Lipids, or Fats. 6. Proteins. 7. Vitamins. 8. Minerals. 9. Water. 10. Food-Related Illnesses and Allergies. 11. Diet During Pregnancy and Lactation. 12. Diet During Infancy. 13. Diet During Childhood and Adolescence. 14. Diet During Young and Middle Adulthood. 15. Diet During Late Adulthood. 16. Diet and Weight Control. 17. Diet and Diabetes Mellitus. 18. Diet and Cardiovascular Disease. 19. Diet and Renal Disease. 20. Diet and Gastrointestinal Problems. 21. Diet and Cancer. 22. Diet and Clients with Special Needs. 23. Nutritional Care of Clients.
Posted July 20, 2013
I believe this is a very good and simple Written; But very informative textbook; My Ruth A. Roth. I like the book very much. I am a student at a college; And we use it for one of our classes: My Nutrition class. The side notes in red are very simply explained, easy to read and helpful; as is all the other texts and documents, Thanks very much.Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.
Posted September 10, 2011
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