Principles Of Nutritional Assessment

Hardcover | April 8, 2005

byRosalind S. Gibson

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This is a comprehensive text on the methods - dietary, anthropometric, laboratory and clinical - of assessing the nutritional status of populations and of individuals in the hospital or the community. This Second Edition incorporates recent data from national nutritional surveys in the US andEurope; the flood of new information about iron, vitamin A and iodine; the role of folate in preventing neural tube defects; the use of HPLC techniques and enzyme assays; improvements in data handling; and many other developments. A paperback edition of this book is available to readers living outside of North America and Europe. Interested parties should contact the author at: rsgibson@nutrition.earthlight.co.nz http://nutrition.earthlight.co.nz

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This is a comprehensive text on the methods - dietary, anthropometric, laboratory and clinical - of assessing the nutritional status of populations and of individuals in the hospital or the community. This Second Edition incorporates recent data from national nutritional surveys in the US andEurope; the flood of new information about ...

Rosalind S. Gibson is at University of Otago.
Format:HardcoverDimensions:928 pages, 7.2 × 10 × 1.61 inPublished:April 8, 2005Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195171691

ISBN - 13:9780195171693

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction2. Food Consumption at the National and Household Level3. Measuring Food Consumption of Individuals4. Assessment of Nutrient Intakes From Food Consumption Data5. Measurement Errors in Dietary Assessment6. Reproductivity in Dietary Assessment7. Validity in Dietary Assessment Methods8. Evaluation of Nutrient Intakes and Diets9. Anthropometric Assessment10. Anthropometric Assessment of Body Size11. Anthropometric Assessment of Body Composition12. Anthropometric Reference Data13. Evaluation of Anthropometric Indices14. Laboratory Assessment of Body Composition15. Laboratory Assessment16. Assessment of Protein Status17. Assessment of Iron Status18. Assessment of the Status of Vitamins A, D, and E19. Assessment of Vitamin C status20. Assessment of the Status of Thiamin, Riboflavin, and Niacin21. Assessment of Vitamin B-6 Status22. Assessment of Folate and Vitamin B-12 Status23. Assessment of Calcium, Phosphorus, and Magnesium Status24. Assessment of Chromium, Copper, and Zinc Status25. Assessment of Iodine and Selenium Status26. Clinical Assessment27. Nutritional Assessment of Hospital Patients

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"I was delighted to find that the newly published, larger and bright orange(!) second edition remains equally encyclopaedic in its breadth and is wonderfully up to date...There is no question that this excellent update of Gibson's Principles of Nutritional Assessment will remain the essentialreference book for nutrition students and researchers alike for many years to come."--British Journal of Nutrition