"Nutrition Essentials and Diet Therapy, 10th Edition" provides an updated, concise, and practical approach to basic health care nutrition. This versatile text concentrates on what is most important for the health care provider to know about the nutrition basics and the application on nutrition knowledge. Content coverage includes the latest developments in nutrition fundamentals, nutrition across the life span, nutritional management of chronic and acute illnesses, and expanded coverage of vitamins, minerals, phytochemicals and herbal remedies.
Table of Contents
Section 1. The Art and Science of Nutrition In Health and Disease 1. The Art of Nutrition in a Family Context 2. Carbohydrates, Proteins, and Fats: The Energy Macronutrients of Balanced Meals 3. The Micronutrients of Balanced Meals: Vitamins, Minerals, Phytochemicals, and Water 4. Digestion, Absorption, and Metabolism in Health and Disease Section 2. Chronic and Acute Illness 5. Insulin Resistance and The Metabolic Syndrome 6. Obesity and Healthy Weight Management 7. Cardiovascular Disease 8. Diabetes Mellitus 9. Renal Disease 10. Cancer: Nutrition Prevention and Treatment Section 3. Lifespan and Wellness Concerns in Promoting Health and Managing Illness 11. Maternal and Infant Nutrition in Health and Disease 12. Growth and Development Issues in Promoting Good Health 13. Nutrition Over the Adult Lifespan 14. Public Health Issues in National and International Nutrition 15. The Nutrition Care Process in the Health Care Setting Appendices Appendix 1. Websites for Nutrition Information and Educational Material Appendix 2. My Pyramid Worksheet Appendix 3. The Exchange System Appendix 4. Nutritive Values of Various Foods Appendix 5. Nutritive Value of Selected Ethnic Foods Appendix 6. Selected Fiber Content of Foods Appendix 7. Body Mass Index Appendix 8. Blood Pressure Percentiles Appendix 9. DASH Eating Plan Appendix 10. Growth Charts for Boys and Girls from Birth to 18 Years of Age Appendix 11. Food Storage Guidelines for Protein Foods Appendix 12. Child Care Meal Pattern Appendix 13. Estimating Body Frame Size Appendix 14. Metric Conversions and Equivalents Glossary Index