Essentials of Human Nutrition

Author: Stewart Truswell

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0198752989

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Food is one of the basic necessities of life, yet nutrition has only relatively recently been recognised as one of the most important determinants of individual and public health. A full understanding of this multi-faceted subject area requires an integrated approach, from molecular to societal level. Essentials of Human Nutrition provides a complete and student-friendly introduction to the field making it an ideal companion forstudents throughout their study of nutrition. Careful editing of contributions from an international team of experts draws together a broad spectrum of disciplines and promotes the practical application ofnutritional science at the human level, covering everything a student needs to know in order to understand the importance of nutrition to health and disease.
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Essentials of Human Nutrition

Author: Jim Mann,A. Stewart Truswell

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780199290970

Category: Medical

Page: 599

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'Essentials of Human Nutrition' is a textbook for students who need an introduction to human nutrition. This text provides an account of a wide range of key topics.
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Essentials of Life Cycle Nutrition

Author: Judith Sharlin,Sari Edelstein

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 0763777927

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 345

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Essentials of Life Cycle Nutrition is a more basic version of the author’s larger text, Nutrition in the Life Cycle: An Evidenced-Based Approach, without the high-level research basics more appropriate for advanced nutrition courses. It covers nutrition requirements through out the life span, with a special emphasis on both pregnancy and end of life issues. Including over 100 illustrations, photos and tables, Essentials provides a look into contemporary nutritional issues such as pediatric vegetarianism, childhood obesity, diabetes, eating disorders, chronic disease, pharmacologic considerations, physical activity and weight management, and unique nutrition needs in the older adult. The text also provides a full spectrum of the nutritional guidelines to begin the solid preparation needed for a career in practice.
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Essentials of Pediatric Nutrition

Author: Samour,Patricia Queen Samour,Kathy King

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 0763784494

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 344

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Essentials of Pediatric Nutrition relays the key information needed to work in pediatric nutrition with various age groups and diseases/conditions. This consolidated and modified version of the very successful fourth edition of Pediatric Nutrition covers the core best-practice guidelines on the most vital information concerning the normal child from preconception through adolescence as well as infants and children with diseases/conditions affecting nutritional status. It provides the tools and resources needed to assess, monitor, and determine appropriate interventions aimed at maximal nutrition status and growth. Topics covered: • Recommended weight gain and key nutrient concerns during pregnancy • Nutrition screening and assessment • Unique nutrient concerns and management considerations of high risk neonates • Food hypersensitivities • Unique nutritional challenges of infants and children with disabilities • Diabetes • Common types of cancers (such as leukemia) in infants and children and their treatment challenges • Enteral and/or parenteral nutrition • Approved botanicals in pediatric practice The online access code provides access to the 2010 Dietary Guidelines, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Growth Charts, Tanner Stages of Sexual Development, Recommended Dietary Allowances/Dietary Reference Intakes, and Conversion Tables.
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Williams' Essentials of Nutrition and Diet Therapy - E-Book

Author: Eleanor Schlenker,Joyce Ann Gilbert

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323529704

Category: Medical

Page: 520

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Learn the latest nutrition and diet therapies for treating common diseases. Williams' Essentials of Nutrition & Diet Therapy, 12th Edition offers a solid foundation in the fundamental knowledge and skills you need to provide effective patient care. It addresses nutrition across the lifespan and includes the 2015 Dietary Goals for Americans as well as MyPlate for Older Adults. This exceptionally reader-friendly text features evidence-based information, real-world case scenarios, colorful illustrations, boxes, and tables to help you learn how to apply essential nutrition concepts and therapies in clinical practice. Strong community focus is threaded throughout with robust coverage of health promotion, cultural competence, patient safety, lifespan, and public health issues. Focus on Culture boxes introduce you to cultural competence and the special nutritional needs, health problems, and appropriate interventions applicable to different cultural, ethnic, racial and age groups. Focus on Food Safety boxes alert you to food safety issues related to a particular nutrient, age group, or medical condition. Health Promotion section devoted solely to health promotion and wellness stresses healthy lifestyle choices and prevention as the best "medicine." Diet-Medication Interactions boxes provide diet-warnings related to specific prescription drugs. Evidence-Based Practice boxes summarize current research findings. Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) boxes offer uses, contraindications, and advantages/disadvantages of common types of herbs and supplements and potential interactions with prescription or over-the-counter medications. Perspective in Practice boxes supply you with practice elements for nutrition education. Key terms identified in the text and defined on the page help reinforce critical concepts. NEW! Includes the 2015 Dietary Goals for Americans which covers the latest guidelines and medications. NEW! MyPlate for Older Adults developed by the Tufts University Human Research Center on Aging and the AARP Foundation replaces former Food Guide Pyramid. NEW! Newly-approved Nutrition Labeling Guidelines incorporated into text along with the latest medications, research findings, and clinical treatment therapies. NEW! New and refreshed case studies illustrate key concepts in authentic, "real-life" scenarios that reinforce learning and promote nutritional applications. NEW! Expanded coverage of health promotion includes strategies for implementation. NEW! New coverage of text messages for nutrition and health information includes what to watch out for when visiting health-related web sites.
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Essentials of Exercise & Sport Nutrition: Science to Practice

Author: Richard B. Kreider PhD FACSM FISSN FNAK

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 1684705894

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 470

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We all want to look and feel good. We also want to perform well whether it's in the weight room, in sports, or at work. Research has shown exercise, proper nutrition, and adequate recovery affect health and human performance. However, there's lot of conflicting and confusing information regarding exercise and nutrition. In Essentials of Exercise and Sport Nutrition, author Dr. Richard B. Kreider offers an up-to-date assessment of the science and practice of exercise and sport nutrition. Kreider, who has conducted extensive research on the subject and has consulted with numerous teams, coaches, and athletes for more than thirty years, brings a scientific and applied perspective to discussing the latest research and how it can be used to optimize performance. He also provides summary recommendations, training programs, and meal plans for beginners through athletes, as well as for individuals who want to lose and/or manage their weight.
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Essentials of Sports Nutrition and Supplements

Author: Jose Antonio,Douglas Kalman,Jeffrey R. Stout,Mike Greenwood,Darryn S. Willoughby,G. Gregory Haff

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9781597453028

Category: Science

Page: 691

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This volume is a comprehensive textbook for the undergraduate course in sports nutrition. Focusing on exercise physiology, this text is to be used in a certification course sponsored by the International Society of Sports Nutrition (ISSN).
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Williams' Essentials of Nutrition and Diet Therapy - Revised Reprint

Author: Eleanor Schlenker,Sara Long Roth

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323266940

Category: Medical

Page: 656

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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.
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