Nutrition and Diet Therapy

Editor/Author Mazur, Erin and Litch, Nancy
Publication Year: 2019
Publisher: F.A.Davis Company

ISBN: 978-0-8036-6814-0
Category: Health & Medicine - Medicine
Image Count: 99
Book Status: Pending
Predicted Release Month: March 2020
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This popular text provides a strong foundation in the science of nutrition and a clear understanding of how to apply that knowledge in practice, recognizing the need for nurses to work with other healthcare professionals to ensure optimal nutrition in patient care.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Reviewers
  • Acknowledgments
  • UNIT I The Role of Nutrients in the Human Body
  • 1 Nutrition in Human Health
  • 2 Carbohydrates
  • 3 Fats
  • 4 Protein
  • 5 Energy Balance
  • 6 Vitamins
  • 7 Minerals
  • 8 Water
  • 9 Digestion, Absorption, Metabolism, and Excretion
  • UNIT II Family and Community Nutrition
  • 10 Life Cycle Nutrition: Pregnancy and Lactation
  • 11 Life Cycle Nutrition: Infancy, Childhood, and Adolescence
  • 12 Life Cycle Nutrition: The Mature Adult
  • 13 Food Management
  • UNIT III Clinical Nutrition
  • 14 Nutrient Delivery
  • 15 Interactions: Food and Nutrients Versus Medications and Supplements
  • 16 Weight Management
  • 17 Diet in Diabetes Mellitus and Hypoglycemia
  • 18 Diet in Cardiovascular Disease
  • 19 Diet in Renal Disease
  • 20 Diet in Digestive Diseases
  • 21 Diet and Cancer
  • 22 Nutrition in Critical Care
  • 23 Diet in HIV and AIDS
  • 24 Nutritional Care of the Terminally Ill
  • A Dietary Reference Intakes for Individuals
  • B Glossary