Nutrition for Health and Healthcare / Edition 6 available in Paperback
NUTRITION FOR HEALTH AND HEALTH CARE approaches the study of nutrition and diet therapy from the perspective of nursing and health science, including examples and data that can help prepare you for your future career. Learn about basic nutrition concepts, such as metabolism, vitamins, and minerals, and clinical topics organized by organ systems, linking nutrition to different disease states, such as diabetes, renal disease, and liver disorders. Apply what you have learned in Case Studies and Clinical Applications features throughout the text. Use all of the student resources to help you succeed in your course.
About the Author
Linda Kelly DeBruyne, M.S., R.D., received her B.S. and M.S. degrees in nutrition and food science from Florida State University. She is a founding member of Nutrition and Health Associates, an information resource center in Tallahassee, Florida, where her specialty areas are life cycle nutrition and fitness. Her other publications include the textbooks Nutrition for Health and Health Care, and Health: Making Life Choices. She is a registered dietitian nutritionist and maintains a professional membership in the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
Kathryn Pinna, Ph.D., R.D., received her M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in nutrition from the University of California at Berkeley. She taught nutrition, food science, and human biology courses in the San Francisco Bay Area for over 25 years and also worked as an outpatient dietitian, Internet consultant, and freelance writer. Her other publications include the textbooks Understanding Normal and Clinical Nutrition and Nutrition for Health and Health Care. She is a registered dietitian and a member of the American Society for Nutrition and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
Table of Contents
1. Overview of Nutrition and Health. NIP: Finding the Truth about Nutrition. 2. Digestion and Absorption. NIP: Food Safety. 3. Carbohydrates. NIP: The Glycemic Index in Nutrition Practice. 4. Lipids. NIP: Figuring Out Fats. 5. Protein. NIP: Vegetarian Diets. 6. Energy Balance and Body Composition. NIP: Eating Disorders. 7. Weight Management. NIP: Fad Diets. 8. The Vitamins. NIP: Phytochemicals and Functional Foods. 9. Water and the Minerals. NIP: Vitamin and Mineral Supplements. 10. Nutrition through the Life Span: Pregnancy and Lactation. NIP: Encouraging Successful Breastfeeding. 11. Nutrition through the Life Span: Infancy, Childhood, and Adolescence. NIP: Childhood Obesity and the Early Development of Chronic Diseases. 12. Nutrition through the Life Span: Later Adulthood. NIP: Hunger and Community Nutrition. 13. Nutrition Care and Assessment. NIP: Nutritional Genomics. 14. Nutrition Intervention and Diet-Drug Interactions. NIP: Complementary and Alternative Therapies. 15. Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition Support. NIP: Inborn Errors of Metabolism. 16. Nutrition in Metabolic and Respiratory Stress. NIP: Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome. 17. Nutrition and Upper Gastrointestinal Disorders. NIP: Nutrition and Oral Health. 18. Nutrition and Lower Gastrointestinal Disorders. NIP: Probiotics and Intestinal Health. 19. Nutrition and Liver Diseases. NIP: Alcohol in Health and Disease. 20. Nutrition and Diabetes Mellitus. NIP: The Metabolic Syndrome. 21. Nutrition and Disorders of the Heart and Blood Vessels. NIP: Helping People with Feeding Disabilities. 22. Nutrition and Renal Diseases. NIP: Dialysis. 23. Nutrition, Cancer, and HIV Infection. NIP: Ethical Issues in Nutrition Care. Appendix A. Table of Food Composition. Appendix B. WHO: Nutrition Recommendations; Canada: Guidelines and Meal Planning. Appendix C. Food Lists for Diabetes. Appendix D. Physical Activity and Energy Requirements. Appendix E. Nutrition Assessment: Supplemental Information. Appendix F. Aids to Calculation. Appendix G. Enteral Formulas. Appendix H. Answers to Self Check Questions. Glossary. Index.