Nutrition and Diet Therapy: Self-Instructional Approaches covers the fundamentals of basic nutrition, and then nutrition as therapy, in both adults and children. It is designed to work as a traditional text or a self-instructional text that allows for distance-learning and self-paced instruction. Progress checks throughout each chapter and chapter post-tests help students to evaluate their comprehension of key information. The Fifth Edition has been completely revised and updated to include My Pyramid and corresponding DRIs and all of the all figures and tables have been revised. Accompanied by A Comprehensive Companion Web site
This new fourth edition of the Nutrition and Diet Therapy Reference Dictionary covers all aspects of nutrition, including assessment of drug-nutrient interactions, laboratory interpretations, enteral and parenteral nutrition support, community and public health nutrition programs, nutrition throughout the life cycle, and such topics as nutrition and the immune system, nutrition labeling, chemical dependency, AIDS, and organ transplantation. Special features of the Dictionary are entries on 130 different diets (listed under D); nutrition therapy for more than 350 disorders, including inborn errors of metabo lism; 145 drugs and their effects on nutrition; and more than 150 nutritional products with their main uses and composition. Of particular importance are topics of public health concerns for the 1990s and the year 2000, and dietary recommendations for prevention of major degenerative diseases such as obesity, coronary heart disease, hypertension, diabetes mellitus, and cancer. With more than 3000 carefully selected entries, the new Fourth Edition includes 380 new terms and more than 600 revised and expanded definitions. In choosing the words to be entered and defined, the authors used as their criterion the frequency of use or importance of a term in relation to nutrition. Definitions are cross-referenced to other word entries and the materials found in the Appendix to provide further details and information. All practitioners in the fields of nutrition and dietetics, as well as educators, students, and others interested in nutrition will find this handy desk reference particu larly useful. It is easy-to-use and provides instant access to nutrition information.
Completely up-to-date, this newly revised Fourth Edition provides the most comprehensive nutrition and diet therapy dictionary available for health care professionals. This wide-ranging, authoritative volume covers all aspects of nutrition, including assessment, drug nutrient interactions, laboratory interpretations, enteral and parenteral nutrition support, community and public health nutrition programs, and nutrition throughout the life cycle. It contains expanded coverage of important, current topics, such as chemical dependency, AIDS, nutrition in preventive health care, nutrition labelling, and organ transplantation. Special features of the dictionary include entries on 130 different diets; nutrition therapy for more than 350 disorders, including inborn errors of metabolism; 145 drugs and their effects on nutrition; and more than 150 nutritional products with their main uses and composition. Topics that are crucial to public health for the remainder of the 1990's into the next millennium are covered. Preventative diets for obesity and major degenerative diseases, such as coronary heart disease, hypertension, diabetes mellitus, and cancer are also included.
Set audacious nutritional goals with NUTRITION AND DIET THERAPY, 10th Edition! The core nutrition concepts and the latest clinical approaches in this book set you up for success, no matter your role in a client's nutritional care. Organized around diet types instead of organ systems and diseases, this practical guide accelerates understanding by requiring you to apply concepts and skills as you learn them. From public policy and nutritional guidelines to weight management and diet planning, this go-to resource builds your confidence, so you're ready to help others make the best choices for their nutritional needs.
From basic nutrition principles to the latest nutrition therapies for common diseases, Williams’ Essentials of Nutrition & Diet Therapy, 10th Edition, Revised Reprint offers a solid foundation in the fundamental knowledge and skills you need to provide effective patient care. Authors Eleanor Schlenker and Sara Long address nutrition across the life span and within the community, with an emphasis on health promotion and the effects of culture and religion on nutrition. The revised edition has been updated with current government dietary guidelines, including the new MyPlate recommendations. Other key topics include childhood obesity, metabolic syndrome, diabetes, and food safety. Plus, evidence-based information and real-world case scenarios help you learn how to apply essential nutrition concepts and therapies in clinical practice. Case studies illustrate key concepts in authentic, "real-life" scenarios that reinforce learning and promote nutritional applications. Cultural Content boxes highlight the critical, yet often overlooked, role culture plays in nutrition — a role that is becoming more important as the population becomes more diverse. Feature boxes spotlight newsworthy issues related to the chapter topic, including: Diet–Medications Interactions — dietary warnings related to specific prescription drugs. Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) — information on the uses, contraindications, and advantages/disadvantages of common herbs and supplements. Focus on Food Safety — important storage and preparation considerations for preventing food-borne illness. Health Promotion sections in each chapter emphasize the importance of health promotion and wellness as part of an effort to stress healthy lifestyle choices and prevention as the best "medicine." Websites of Interest at the end of every chapter lists reliable Internet resources for further study and exploration of various nutrition topics. Key terms are highlighted throughout the text with definitions on the same page for instant reference. Includes complimentary online access to Nutritrac 5.0, the latest version of Mosby’s premier nutrition and exercise management program that features over 1,000 new foods and enhanced functionality. Evidence-Based Practice boxes emphasize the importance of using research to achieve the best possible patient outcomes. Expanded health promotion coverage includes the World Health Organization’s definition of "health," the concept of wellness, and patient education. An in-depth discussion of childhood obesity explores the impact and prevention of this major health concern. Additional information on metabolic syndrome examines its effects on the cardiovascular system. Coverage of nutrition support includes the use of adapted feeding tools to aid patients in various disease states. Perspective in Practice boxes offer quick access to practical applications of nutrition principles. Choose Your Foods: Exchange Lists for Diabetes features the latest updates from the American Dietetic Association.
The branch of science which interprets the interaction of nutrients present in food with respect to maintenance, health, disease and growth of organisms is known as nutrition. It studies various biological processes such as absorption, assimilation, biosynthesis and excretion. Some of the different nutrients studied under this field are carbohydrates, fats, proteins, vitamins and minerals. Diet therapy is a domain of dietetics which is concerned with the usage of foods for therapeutic purposes. It generally involves the alteration of the dietary lifestyle of a person in order to promote optimum health. Some of the therapies which fall under diet therapy are full liquid diet, clear liquid diet, pureed diet, renal diet and high fiber diet. This book provides comprehensive insights into the field of nutrition and diet therapy. It strives to provide a fair idea about this discipline and to help develop a better understanding of the latest advances within this field. Scientists and students actively engaged in this field will find this book full of crucial and unexplored concepts.
Answers a variety of questions related to food, diet, and nutrition, offering advice on how diet can be altered to improve metabolism, what diet changes can be helpful in treating different ailments, how different aspects of a person's diet affects specific body systems, and other related topics.
With engaging coverage of core nutrition concepts and up-to-date clinical content, Cataldo, DeBruyne, and Whitney's text provides the ideal introduction to nutrition and diet therapy. From basic facts and practical information to assessments and case studies, this Sixth Edition provides the contemporary and comprehensive approach you need to gain knowledge and achieve confidence in the course.
Table of Contents: Food, nutrition, and health Carbohydrates Fats Proteins Digestion, absorption, and metabolism Energy balance Vitamins Minerals Water balance Nutrition during pregnancy and lactation Nutrition in infancy, childhood, and adolescence Nutrition for adults : the early, middle, and later years Community food supply and health Food habits and cultural patterns Weight management Nutrition and physical fitness Nutrition care Gastrointestinal and accessory organ problems Coronary heart disease and hypertension Diabetes mellitus Kidney disease Surgery and nutrition support Nutrition support in cancer and AIDS.
Introduces the basics of nutrition and shows how nutrition supports health. This revision includes the Food Guide Pyramid and describes the content and use of the new food labels. Shows how health care professionals assess nutrition status and develop and implement nutrition care plans, and examines how nutrient needs change throughout the life cycle. Examines diet therapy as a tool in supporting nutritional health during times when illness or physical stress insult the body. Revisions have been incorporated into the discussions of severe stress, nutrition guidelines for people with diabetes, current recommendations for preventing and managing coronary heart disease, and health care reform and cost containment.