Principles of Nutritional Assessment / Edition 2

Principles of Nutritional Assessment / Edition 2

by Rosalind S. Gibson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0195171691

ISBN-13: 9780195171693

Pub. Date: 04/29/2005

Publisher: Oxford University Press


This is a comprehensive text on the methods - dietary, anthropometric, laboratory and clinical - of assessing the nutritional status of populations and of individuals in the hospital or the community. This Second Edition incorporates recent data from national nutritional surveys in the US and Europe; the flood of new information about iron, vitamin A and

Overview


This is a comprehensive text on the methods - dietary, anthropometric, laboratory and clinical - of assessing the nutritional status of populations and of individuals in the hospital or the community. This Second Edition incorporates recent data from national nutritional surveys in the US and Europe; the flood of new information about iron, vitamin A and iodine; the role of folate in preventing neural tube defects; the use of HPLC techniques and enzyme assays; improvements in data handling; and many other developments.
A paperback edition of this book is available to readers living outside of North America and Europe. Interested parties should contact the author at: rsgibson@nutrition.earthlight.co.nz http://nutrition.earthlight.co.nz

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195171693
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
04/29/2005
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
928
Product dimensions:
10.00(w) x 7.20(h) x 1.60(d)

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction
2. Food Consumption at the National and Household Level
3. Measuring Food Consumption of Individuals
4. Assessment of Nutrient Intakes From Food Consumption Data
5. Measurement Errors in Dietary Assessment
6. Reproductivity in Dietary Assessment
7. Validity in Dietary Assessment Methods
8. Evaluation of Nutrient Intakes and Diets
9. Anthropometric Assessment
10. Anthropometric Assessment of Body Size
11. Anthropometric Assessment of Body Composition
12. Anthropometric Reference Data
13. Evaluation of Anthropometric Indices
14. Laboratory Assessment of Body Composition
15. Laboratory Assessment
16. Assessment of Protein Status
17. Assessment of Iron Status
18. Assessment of the Status of Vitamins A, D, and E
19. Assessment of Vitamin C status
20. Assessment of the Status of Thiamin, Riboflavin, and Niacin
21. Assessment of Vitamin B-6 Status
22. Assessment of Folate and Vitamin B-12 Status
23. Assessment of Calcium, Phosphorus, and Magnesium Status
24. Assessment of Chromium, Copper, and Zinc Status
25. Assessment of Iodine and Selenium Status
26. Clinical Assessment
27. Nutritional Assessment of Hospital Patients

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