Nutrition through the Life Cycle (with Infotrac) / Edition 2

Nutrition through the Life Cycle (with Infotrac) / Edition 2

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Nutrition through the Life Cycle (with Infotrac) / Edition 2

NUTRITION THROUGH THE LIFE CYCLE uses current research to explain the nutritional foundations necessary for the growth, development, and normal functioning of individuals in each stage of the life span. This text covers clinical and nutritional interventions for each part of the life cycle and is organized systematically, with clinical nutrition topics following normal nutrition topics. The text highlights key nutrition concepts, nutritional needs, nutrition and health disease outcomes, model programs, and case studies.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780534589899
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 07/23/2004
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 552
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Judith E. Brown is a nutrition researcher, writer and speaker who provides consultation services to the food and pharmaceutical industries, and government health programs. As a Professor Emeritus of the Division of Epidemiology and the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Minnesota, she successfully obtained and completed large, competitively funded research grants related to nutrition and health. Her areas of expertise include scientific advising on new product development, advising on product evaluation studies, public speaking to professional groups, consumer-oriented publications on topics specific to health and nutrition, and expert opinion papers on safety and efficacy of nutrients, neutraceuticals, and fortified products.
Judy Brown has more than 30 years of instructional experience in the field of nutrition. She has also been involved with writing for several years and has written more than one hundred research articles for publications. She is the author of NUTRITION THROUGH THE LIFE CYCLE, THIRD EDITION (Wadsworth, 2008). An avid researcher and an exceptional writer and teacher, Judith E. Brown is one of the most influential and respected authors in the field.

Table of Contents

1. Nutrition Basics. 2. Preconception Nutrition. 3. Preconception Nutrition: Conditions and Interventions. 4. Nutrition During Pregnancy. 5. Nutrition During Pregnancy: Conditions and Interventions. 6. Nutrition and Lactation. 7. Nutrition and Lactation: Conditions and Interventions. 8. Infant Nutrition. 9. Infant Nutrition: Conditions and Interventions. 10. Toddler and Preschooler Nutrition. 11. Toddler and Preschooler Nutrition: Conditions and Interventions. 12. Child and Preadolescent Nutrition. 13. Child and Preadolescent Nutrition: Conditions and Interventions. 14. Adolescent Nutrition. 15. Adolescent Nutrition: Conditions and Interventions. 16. Adult Nutrition. 17. Adult Nutrition: Conditions and Interventions. 18. Nutrition and the Elderly. 19. Nutrition and the Elderly: Conditions and Interventions. Appendix A: CDC Growth Charts. Appendix B: BMI Charts for Adults with Silhouettes. Appendix C: Nutrient Intakes of Adults Aged 70 and Older.

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