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Nutrition for a Healthy Mouth / Edition 2

Nutrition for a Healthy Mouth / Edition 2

by Rebecca Sroda


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Nutrition for a Healthy Mouth / Edition 2

An ideal reference for dental hygiene and assisting students as well as practicing clinicians, this important text is an all-encompassing resource for both the general and dental-related study of nutrition. Content includes basic general nutrition and useful practical clinical applications, with a strong emphasis on patient teaching. The reader-friendly style and excellent chapter features help you retain information and reinforce critical thinking practices.

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ISBN-13: 2900781798258
Publisher: LWW
Publication date: 03/27/2009
Edition description: Second
Pages: 368
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

Section IIntroduction
1Eating 1011
Section IIMajor Nutrients
2Carbohydrates: The Body's Fuel11
3Protein: The Body Builder27
4Lipids: The Body's Cushion41
5Vitamins: Directors of Cell Processes55
6Minerals: Regulators of Body Fluid75
7Water: Vital for Life97
8Dietary and Herbal Suplements: Uncovering the Unknown111
Section IIIRelationship of Nutrition to Oral Disease
9Diet and Dental Caries127
10Diet, Nutrition, and Periodontal Disease149
Section IVFood Guidelines
11Choosing Foods Wisely159
12Reading Labels177
Section VFood for Growth
13Nutrient Needs for Development, Growth, and Maintenance of Oral Structures187
14Dietary Considerations for the Lifecycle195
Section VINutritional Counseling
15Eating Disorders209
16Nutritional Counseling223
17Special Nutritional Needs233
Appendix IAnswers to Chapter Quizzes241
Appendix IISemantics242
Appendix IIIForms Index243

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