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Women's health and health education are key responsibilities of commun ity nurses, yet there is a little relevant help available to the busy practitioner. This book therefore presents a companionable, practical and comprehensive source of information on the key nutritional issues that relate to women. Written by a dietician with community experience , it focuses on most of the common conditions which practice nurses, h ealth visitors, midwives, dieticians and general practitioners may enc ounter or about which questions are asked by patients.
The book contains black-and-white illustrations.
Treating Obesity; Pre-menstrual syndrome; Recurrent vaginal thrush; Women and cardiovascular disease; Osteoporosis; Women and cancer; Irritable bowel syndrome; Preconception and nutrition; Infertility and body weight; Pregnancy; Helping low income families choose a healthy diet; The nutritional needs of ethnic minority groups; Helping patients to change their behaviour