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As one of the most respected nutrition life cycle texts in the higher education market, NUTRITION THROUGH THE LIFE CYCLE, Fifth Edition uses current research to explain the nutritional foundations necessary for the growth, development, and normal functioning of individuals in each stage of the life span. Filled with resources to guide your study, the Fifth Edition brings clarity to key concepts as well as addresses new research on the roles played by healthful diets, nutrients, gene variants, and nutrient-gene interactions. This text is written by an expert author team, this text benefits from a broad range of normal and clinical nutrition expertise from registered dietitians and researchers, meant to help you understand all the major concepts. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780495116370
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 7/25/2007
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 576
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Judith E. Brown is a nutrition researcher, writer and speaker who provides consultation services to the food and pharmaceutical industries, and government health programs. As a Professor Emeritus of the Division of Epidemiology and the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Minnesota, she successfully obtained and completed large, competitively funded research grants related to nutrition and health. Her areas of expertise include scientific advising on new product development, advising on product evaluation studies, public speaking to professional groups, consumer-oriented publications on topics specific to health and nutrition, and expert opinion papers on safety and efficacy of nutrients, neutraceuticals, and fortified products. Judy Brown has more than 30 years of instructional experience in the field of nutrition. She has also been involved with writing for several years and has written more than one hundred research articles for publications. She is the author of NUTRITION THROUGH THE LIFE CYCLE, THIRD EDITION (Wadsworth, 2008). An avid researcher and an exceptional writer and teacher, Judith E. Brown is one of the most influential and respected authors in the field.

Janet S Isaacs, PhD, RD, has worked in pediatric nutrition at federal, state and regional level services in 7 different states, and in settings ranging from outpatient to tertiary level inpatient services. Her primary area of specialty and research concerns children with special health care needs and children with inborn errors of metabolism. Currently she is consulting in North Carolina to develop and teach pediatric nutrition online courses to public health employees. Janet earned her Master's of Arts for Teachers from Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana College of Arts and Sciences and her PhD from Florida State University Tallahassee, Florida College of Home Economics. She has published in 5 peer-reviewed journals and in 6 books within the last decade.

Bea Krinke, PhD, MPH, RD, LN, currently serves as adjunct instructor at the University of Minnesota, School of Public Health. Her teaching role has included coordinating the field experiences of nutrition students for over 20 years as well as developing and teaching on-campus and distance courses in various courses, including her favorite: Nutrition and Aging. Krinke's education complemented her work. A specialization in dietetics and an internship at the University of Minnesota Hospitals and Clinics led to work in hospitals, community programs and a progressive member-owned Health Maintenance Organization, where she coordinated several educational programs, including diabetes education. This HMO experience led Krinke to return to the University of Minnesota to earn an MPH in Nutrition with a credential Nutrition Administration. In 1987, Krinke began teaching at the University of Minnesota's School of Public Health, which prompted her to complete a PhD in Work, Community, and Family Education, specializing in experiential education. Krinke is also the owner of Nutrition Profiles, specializing in recipe analysis, and a member of Slow Food, both of which allow her to satisfy her interests in the cultural aspects of food and nutrition.

Ellen Lechtenberg is the lactation program coordinator at Primary Children's Medical Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. She has been an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant since 1996. She is a Registered Dietitian and a Certified Specialist in Pediatric Nutrition. Ellen has the unique advantage of using her nutrition knowledge as a lactation consultant. She has a passion for providing human milk for patients with nutritional challenges such as chylothorax and colitis. Ellen presented her fat free human milk project last year at ILCA and won the project poster. One of her career goals is to increase knowledge of dietitians regarding human milk immunology and breastfeeding thus improving lactation duration. She has presented at local, state and national nutrition meetings. Ellen also has experience working at a corporate level with lactation consultants developing breastfeeding policies and protocols as well as lactation education programs for nurses and health care professionals. She has a B.S. degree from University of Nebraska.

Maureen Murtaugh, PhD, RD, is Associate Professor in the Division of Epidemiology at the University of Utah. She enjoys a balance of research and teaching in her current position. She teaches nutrition, including maternal-infant nutrition to medical students and teaches grant writing in a clinical epidemiology program. Her research interests are broad, including the influence of maternal diet on breastfeeding and child outcomes and the influence of diet on the development of chronic disease. Maureen earned her B.S. from Syracuse University; she earned her PhD in Nutritional Sciences with a focus on maternal child nutrition from the University of Connecticut. In 1999 she decided to retool her career with a post-doctoral fellowship in Epidemiology at the University of Minnesota working with investigators in Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology and Prevention. She pursues a healthy work/life balance by enjoying the mountain west's natural playground.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Nutrition Basics 1
Introduction 2
Principles of the Science of Nutrition 2
Nutritional Assessment 29
Public Food and Nutrition Programs 31
Nationwide Priorities for Improvements in Nutritional Health 31
Chapter 2 Preconception Nutrition 35
Introduction 36
Preconception Overview 36
Reproductive Physiology 37
Sources of Disruptions in Fertility 40
Nutrition-Related Disruptions in Fertility 41
Nutrition and Contraceptives 46
Other Preconceptual Nutrition Concerns 47
Model Preconceptional Nutrition Programs 49
Chapter 3 Preconception Nutrition
Conditions and Interventions 53
Introduction 54
Premenstrual Syndrome 54
Obesity and Fertility 55
Eating Disorders and Fertility 56
Diabetes Mellitus Prior to Pregnancy 56
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome 58
Inborn Errors of Metabolism 58
Chapter 4 Nutrition During Pregnancy 61
Introduction 62
The Status of Pregnancy Outcomes 62
Physiology of Pregnancy 66
Embryonic and Fetal Growth and Development 73
Pregnancy Weight Gain 80
Nutrition and the Course and Outcome of Pregnancy 83
Model Nutrition Programs for Risk Reduction in Pregnancy 101
Chapter 5 Nutrition During Pregnancy
Conditions and Interventions 107
Introduction 108
Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy 108
Diabetes in Pregnancy 113
Multifetal Pregnancies 121
Hiv/Aids During Pregnancy 127
Eating Disorders in Pregnancy 129
Nutrition and Adolescent Pregnancy 130
Evidence-Based Practice 131
Chapter 6 Nutrition During Lactation 135
Introduction 136
Benefits of Breastfeeding 136
Breastfeeding Goals for the United States 138
Lactation Physiology 139
Breast Milk Supply and Demand 142
Human Milk Composition 144
The Breastfeeding Infant 148
Maternal Diet 151
Maternal Energy Balance and Milk Composition 152
Factors Influencing Breastfeeding Initiation and Duration 154
Breastfeeding Promotion, Facilitation, and Support 156
Public Food and Nutrition Programs 160
Model Breastfeeding Promotion Programs 162
Chapter 7 Nutrition During Lactation
Conditions and Interventions 169
Introduction 170
Common Breastfeeding Conditions 170
Maternal Medications 172
Hyperbilirubinemia and Jaundice 177
Breastfeeding Multiples 180
Infant Allergies 180
Human Milk and Preterm Infants 181
Medical Contraindications to Breastfeeding 183
Human Milk Collection and Storage 184
Model Programs
Chapter 8 Infant Nutrition 191
Introduction 192
Assessing Newborn Health 192
Infant Development 194
Energy and Nutrient Needs 197
Physical Growth 200
Feeding in Early Infancy 202
Development of Infant Feeding Skills 203
Nutrition Guidance 210
Common Nutritional Problems and Concerns 211
Cross-Cultural Considerations 215
Vegetarian Diets 215
Nutrition Intervention for Risk Reduction 216
Chapter 9 Infant Nutrition
Conditions and Interventions 221
Introduction 222
Infants at Risk 222
Energy and Nutrient Needs 223
Growth 225
Common Nutrition Problems 227
Preterm Infants and Infants with Special Health Care Needs 229
Severe Preterm Birth 229
Infants with Chronic Illness 232
Feeding Problems 235
Nutrition Interventions 237
Nutrition Services 238
Chapter 10 Toddler and Preschooler Nutrition 241
Introduction 242
Tracking Toddler and Preschooler Health 242
Normal Growth and Development 242
Physiological and Cognitive Development 244
Energy and Nutrient Needs 250
Common Nutrition Problems 252
Prevention of Nutrition-Related Disorders 255
Dietary and Physical Activity Recommendations 258
Nutrition Intervention for Risk Reduction 264
Public Food and Nutrition Programs
Chapter 11 Toddler and Preschooler Nutrition
Conditions and Interventions 269
Introduction 270
Who are Children with Special Health Care Needs? 270
Nutrition Needs of Toddlers and Preschoolers with Chronic Conditions 271
Growth Assessment 272
Feeding Problems 273
Nutrition-Related Conditions 274
Dietary Supplements and Herbal Remedies 278
Sources of Nutrition Services 279
Chapter 12 Child and Preadolescent Nutrition 283
Introduction 284
Tracking Child and Preadolescent Health 284
Normal Growth and Development 285
Physiological and Cognitive Development of School-Age Children 286
Energy and Nutrient Needs of School-Age Children 290
Common Nutrition Problems 290
Prevention of Nutrition-Related Disorders in School-Age Children 291
Dietary Recommendations 295
Physical Activity Recommendations 298
Nutrition Intervention for Risk Reduction 300
Public Food and Nutrition Programs 301
Chapter 13 Child and Preadolescent Nutrition
Conditions and Interventions 307
Introduction 308
"Children are Children First"--What Does That Mean? 308
Nutrition Requirements of Children with Special Health Care Needs 308
Growth Assessment 310
Nutrition Recommendations 311
Nutrition-Related Conditions 314
Dietary Supplements and Herbal Remedies 319
Sources of Nutrition Services 319
Chapter 14 Adolescent Nutrition 325
Introduction 326
Nutritional Needs in a Time of Change 326
Normal Physical Growth and Development 326
Normal Psychosocial Development 329
Health and Eating-Related Behaviors During Adolescence 330
Energy and Nutrient Requirements of Adolescents 334
Nutrition Screening, Assessment, and Interventions 340
Physical Activity and Sports 346
Promoting Healthy Eating and Physical Activity Behaviors 348
Discussion Points 351
Chapter 15 Adolescent Nutrition
Conditions and Interventions 355
Introduction 356
Overweight and Obesity 356
Special Concerns Among Adolescent Athletes 357
Adolescent Pregnancy 360
Substance Use 363
Dietary Supplements 364
Iron Deficiency Anemia 365
Hypertension 365
Hyperlipidemia 366
Eating Disorders 367
Children and Adolescents with Chronic Health Conditions 373
Chapter 16 Adult Nutrition 383
Introduction 384
Year 2010 Health Objectives 384
Physiological Changes Overall 384
Common Nutritional Concerns: Maintaining a Healthy Body 387
Dietary Recommendations 391
Nutrient Recommendations 397
Physical Activity Recommendations 403
Nutrition Intervention for Risk Reduction 403
Chapter 17 Adult Nutrition
Conditions and Interventions 409
Introduction 410
Importance of Nutrition 410
Heart Disease/Cardiovascular Diseases (CVD) 411
Overweight and Obesity 417
Chapter 18 Nutrition and the Elderly 421
Introduction 422
A Picture of the Aging Population: Relevant Vital Statistics 423
Theories of Aging 425
Physiological Changes 426
Nutritional Risk Factors 429
Dietary Recommendations 431
Nutrient Recommendations 433
Physical Activity Recommendations 433
Nutrition Policy and Intervention for Risk Reduction 444
Community Food and Nutrition Programs 446
Chapter 19 Nutrition and the Elderly
Conditions and Interventions 451
Introduction 452
Nutrition and Health 452
Nutrition-Related Conditions 452
Cancers 455
Diabetes 457
Insulin Resistance Syndrome (Metabolic Syndrome) 460
Osteoporosis 461
Oral Health 465
Gastrointestinal Diseases 466
Mental Health and Cognitive Disorders 469
Obesity and Low Body Weight/Underweight 470
Vitamin B[subscript 12] Deficiency 471
Foodborne Illness and Food Safety 473
Dehydration 474
Bereavement 476
Appendix A CDC Growth Charts 481
Appendix B BMI Charts for Adults with Silhouettes 489
Appendix C Nutrient Intakes of Adults Aged 70 and Older 490
Glossary 491
Index 499
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