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This is a comprehensive introductory text that covers both normal and clinical nutrition with an emphasis on the underlying chemical processes. It contains seventeen chapters from UNDERSTANDING NUTRITION, SEVENTH EDITION, with slight modifications that reflect the latest 1997 information. There are an additional thirteen clinical chapters that cover the nutrition care process and diet therapy organized by organ systems/disease states.

Nutrition assessment, drug-nutrient interaction, client-centered health care, nutrition in adulthood & later.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780534533342
  • Publisher: Wadsworth
  • Publication date: 1/28/1998
  • Series: Health Sciences Series
  • Format: Spiral Bound
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 748
  • Product dimensions: 8.85 (w) x 10.30 (h) x 2.01 (d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 An Overview of Nutrition 1
Highlight: Who Speaks on Nutrition? The Qualified versus the Quacks 23
Ch. 2 Food Choices and Diet-Planning Guides 27
Highlight: Food Labels 58
Ch. 3 Digestion, Absorption, and Transport 66
Highlight: Common Digestive Problems 86
Ch. 4 The Carbohydrates: Sugars, Starch, and Fibers 92
Highlight: Alternatives to Sugar 126
Ch. 5 The Lipids: Triglycerides, Phospholipids, and Sterols 131
Highlight: Alternatives to Fat 166
Ch. 6 Protein: Amino Acids 169
Highlight: Health Aspects of Meatless Diets 200
Ch. 7 Metabolism: Transformations and Interactions 204
Highlight: Alcohol and Nutrition 233
Ch. 8 Energy Balance and Weight Control 242
Highlight: Eating Disorders - Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia 286
Ch. 9 The Water-Soluble Vitamins: B Vitamins and Vitamin C 293
Highlight: Vitamin C - Rumors versus Research 332
Ch. 10 The Fat-Soluble Vitamins: A, D, E, and K 336
Highlight: Vitamin and Mineral Supplements 363
Ch. 11 The Body Fluids and the Major Minerals 367
Highlight: Osteoporosis and Calcium 396
Ch. 12 The Trace Minerals 405
Highlight: Our Children's Daily Lead 438
Ch. 13 Fitness: Physical Activity, Nutrients, and Body Adaptations 442
Highlight: Supplements and Ergogenic Aids Athletes Use 471
Ch. 14 Consumer Concerns About Foods 477
Highlight: Environmentally Conscious Foodways 509
Ch. 15 Nutrition Assessment 520
Highlight: U.S. and World Hunger 560
Ch. 16 Nutrition Care Strategies 567
Highlight: The Team Approach 590
Ch. 17 Life Cycle Nutrition: Pregnancy, Lactation, Infancy 592
Highlight: Fetal Alcohol Syndrome 626
Ch. 18 Life Cycle Nutrition: Childhood, Adolescence, and the Later Years 629
Highlight: Caffeine - The Brewing Controversy 661
Ch. 19 Nutrition and Illness 666
Highlight: Diet and Health 688
Ch. 20 Nutrition and Severe Stress 692
Highlight: Intestinal Fuels and Stress 718
Ch. 21 Enteral Nutrition 723
Highlight: Enteral Formulas - Who's Minding the Market? 750
Ch. 22 Parenteral Nutrition 752
Highlight: Ethical Issues in Nutrition Care 767
Ch. 23 Nutrition and Disorders of the Upper GI Tract 774
Highlight: Ulcers - Yesterday and Today 793
Ch. 24 Nutrition and Disorders of the Lower GI Tract 796
Highlight: Therapeutic Diets in Perspective 819
Ch. 25 Nutrition and Disorders of the Liver 822
Highlight: Inborn Errors of Metabolism 837
Ch. 26 Nutrition, Diabetes, and Hypoglycemia 842
Highlight: Living with IDDM 877
Ch. 27 Nutrition and Disorders of the Blood Vessels, Heart, and Lungs 879
Highlight: Living with Feeding Disabilities 910
Ch. 28 Nutrition and Disorders of the Kidneys 917
Highlight: Kidney Stones - Treatments and Prevention 943
Ch. 29 Nutrition and Wasting Disorders: Cancer and AIDS 947
Highlight: Health Care Reform, Cost Containment, and Nutrition Services 978
App. A Cells, Hormones, and Nerves
App. B Basic Chemistry Concepts
App. C Biochemical Structures and Pathways
App. D Aids to Calculation
App. E Nutrition Assessment: Supplemental Information
App. F Nutrition Resources
App. G Dietary Guidelines and Food Exchange Systems
App. H Table of Food Composition
App. I Recommended Nutrient Intakes and Other Nutrition Recommendations
App. J Measures of Protein Quality
App. K Self-Study Forms
App. L Enteral Formulas
App. M Hospital Menus
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