Therapeutic Nutrition: A Guide to Patient Education / Edition 1

Therapeutic Nutrition: A Guide to Patient Education / Edition 1

by Eileen Behan
     
 

ISBN-10: 1582553807

ISBN-13: 9781582553801

Pub. Date: 08/28/2005

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

This reference provides essential information on therapeutic nutrition and contains 135 patient education handouts that health care providers can reproduce and give to patients. Included within the handouts are ones on recommended dietary allowances, the latest food pyramid, prediabetes, glycemic index, mercury and fish safety, food allergy, and 16 specific diets

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Overview

This reference provides essential information on therapeutic nutrition and contains 135 patient education handouts that health care providers can reproduce and give to patients. Included within the handouts are ones on recommended dietary allowances, the latest food pyramid, prediabetes, glycemic index, mercury and fish safety, food allergy, and 16 specific diets for medical conditions. Each patient education handout is prefaced by an overview that offers guidelines on nutritional interventions and patient education. The book also includes discussions on nutritional controversies and eating disorders and a list of additional resources. The spiral binding and flip-chart format enable health care providers to find and reproduce patient handouts quickly.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781582553801
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
08/28/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
8.86(w) x 10.38(h) x 0.86(d)

Table of Contents

Sect. 1Integrating nutrition into your practice1
Sect. 2Guiding patients toward a healthy diet15
Sect. 3Supplements and dietary reference intakes : vitamins, minerals, and macronutrients77
Sect. 4Therapeutic nutrition151
Sect. 5Family nutrition221
Sect. 6Weight control, obesity treatment and prevention287
Sect. 7Calories, fast food, and caffeine335

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