Understanding Normal and Clinical Nutrition

Understanding Normal and Clinical Nutrition

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780314874269
Publisher: West Group
Publication date: 05/01/1991
Edition description: 3rd ed
Pages: 954
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 1.50(h) x 9.50(d)

Table of Contents

1. An Overview of Nutrition. Highlight: Who Speaks on Nutrition? 2. Planning a Healthy Diet. Highlight: Ethnic Cuisines and Healthy Choices. 3. Digestion, Absorption, and Transport. Highlight: Common Digestive Problems. 4. The Carbohydrates: Sugar, Starch, and Fiber. Highlight: Alternatives to Sugar. 5. The Lipids: Tryglycerides, Phospholipids, and Sterols. Highlight: Alternatives to Fats. 6. Protein: Amino Acids. Highlight: Vegetarian, Mediterranean, and Other Meat-Restricted Foodways. 7. Metabolism: Transformations and Interactions. Highlight: Alcohol and Nutrition. 8. Energy Balance and Body Composition. Highlight: Fitness: Physical Activity and Nutrition. 9. Weight Control: Overweight and Underweight. Highlight: Eating Disorders: Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa. 10. The Water-Soluble Vitamins: B Vitamins and Vitamin C. Highlight: Vitamin and Mineral Supplements. 11. The Fat-Soluble Vitamins: A, D, E, and K. Highlight: Antioxidant Nutrients and Nonnutrients in Disease Prevention. 12. Water and the Major Minerals. Highlight: Osteoporosis and Calcium. 13. The Trace Minerals. Highlight: Our Children's Daily Lead. 14. Consumer Concerns about Foods. Highlight: Consumer Concerns about Public Water. 15. The Nutrition Care Process: Assessing Historical and Physical Data. Highlight: Diet and Health. 16. The Nutrition Care Process: Assessing Anthropometric and Biochemical Data. Highlight: Nutrition and Diagnostic Test. 17. The Nutrition Care Process: Developing a Nutrition Care Plan. Highlight: The Team Approach. 18. Life Cycle Nutrition: Pregnancy andLactation. Highlight: Hunger and Global Environmental Problems. 19. Life Cycle Nutrition: Infancy, Childhood, and Adolescence. Highlight: Childhood Obesity and the Early Development of Chronic Disease. 20. Life Cycle Nutrition: Adulthood and the Later Years. Highlight: Alternative Therapies. 21. Nutrition and Disorders of the Upper GI Tract. Highlight: Living with Feeding Disabilities. 22. Nutrition and Disorders of the Lower GI Tract. Highlight: Intestinal Fuels and Stress. 23. Enteral Nutrition. Highlight: Enteral Formulas: Who's Minding the Market? 24. Parenteral Nutrition. Highlight: Ethical Issues in Nutrition Care. 25. Nutrition and Severe Stress. Highlight: Hospital Food. 26. Nutrition and Disorders of the Liver. Highlight: Inborn Errors of Metabolism. 27. Nutrition, Diabetes, and Hypoglycemia. Highlight: Living with IDDM. 28. Nutrition and Disorders of the Heart and Blood Vessels. Highlight: Therapeutic Diets in Perspective. 29. Nutrition and Disorders of the Kidneys. Highlight: Kidney Stones: Treatments and Prevention. 30. Nutrition and Wasting Disorders: Cancer and AIDS. Highlight: Health Care Reform, Cost Containment, and Nutrition Services. Appendices: A. Cells, Hormones, and Nerves. B. Basic Chemistry Concepts. C. Biochemical Structures and Pathways. D. Aids to Calculation. E. Nutrition Assessment. F. Nutrition Resources. G. United States: Recommendations and Exchanges. World Health Organization: Recommendations. H. Table of Food Composition. I. Canada: Recommendations, Exchanges, and Labels. J. Measures of Protein Quality. K. Enteral Formulas. Glossary. Index.

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