Williams' Basic Nutrition & Diet Therapy - E-Book by Staci Nix McIntosh, MS, RD, CDWilliams' Basic Nutrition & Diet Therapy - E-Book by Staci Nix McIntosh, MS, RD, CD

Williams' Basic Nutrition & Diet Therapy - E-Book

byStaci Nix McIntosh, MS, RD, CD, Staci Nix

Other | August 13, 2013

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Williams’ Basic Nutrition & Diet Therapy is a market leader for a reason — it provides coverage of hot topics, emerging trends, and cutting edge research, plus all the essentials for providing the best nutrition care. You’ll love it for the clear, conversational writing style and vivid illustrations that guide you from fundamental concepts of nutrition to the application of those concepts in clinical practice.

  • UNIQUE! Content threads share features with other LPN/LVN titles from Elsevier for a consistent learning experience.

    Case studies in clinical care chapters focus on related patient care problems.

    Critical thinking questions challenge you to analyze, apply, and combine concepts.

    Cultural Considerations boxes discuss how a patient's culture can affect nutritional concepts in practice**.**

    Clinical Applications and For Further Focus boxes highlight hot topics and analyze concepts and trends in depth.

    Chapter Challenges use true/false, multiple-choice, and matching questions to test your understanding of chapter content.

    Key concepts, key terms, and chapter summaries help you study more effectively and master essential content.

    Diet therapy guidelines include recommendations, restrictions, and sample diets for a number of major clinical conditions.

    Further Readings and Resources in each chapter provide focused and up-to-date print, multimedia, and online resources to supplement learning.

    Useful appendixes include information on cholesterol content, fiber content, cultural and religious dietary patterns, and more.

  • NEW! Completely updated content incorporates Dietary Guidelines 2010 and Healthy People 2020 information throughout the text to ensure you have the most up-to-date content available.

  • NEW! Colorful and engaging design makes key content easy to find and more engaging with graphic artwork and vivid images of food.

  • NEW! Updated illustrations visually clarify important concepts and reflect current clinical practice.

  • NEW! Integrated assets in Pageburst version:

  • ADA Nutrition Care Process

    Case Studies - Answers

    Challenge Questions and Answers

    Critical Thinking Question Answers

    Growth Charts and Food Composition Table

    Appendixes 1 & 2

    Nutritrac 5.0

Title:Williams' Basic Nutrition & Diet Therapy - E-BookFormat:OtherDimensions:560 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:August 13, 2013Publisher:Elsevier Health SciencesLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0323266924

ISBN - 13:9780323266925


Table of Contents

PART 1: Introduction to Basic Principles of Nutritional Science

  1. Food, Nutrition, and Health
  2. Carbohydrates
  3. Fats
  4. Proteins
  5. Digestion, Absorption, Transport, and Metabolism
  6. Energy Balance
  7. Vitamins
  8. Minerals
  9. Water Balance
  10. PART 2: Nutrition throughout the Life Cycle

  11. Nutrition during Pregnancy and Lactation
  12. Nutrition in Infancy, Childhood, and Adolescence
  13. Nutrition for Adults: The Early, Middle, and Later Years
  14. PART 3: Community Nutrition and Health Care

  15. Community Food Supply and Health
  16. Food Habits and Cultural Patterns
  17. Weight Management
  18. Nutrition and Physical Fitness
  19. PART 4: Clinical Nutrition

  20. Nutritional Care
  21. Gastrointestinal and Accessory Organ Problems
  22. Coronary Heart Disease and Hypertension
  23. Diabetes Mellitus
  24. Kidney Disease
  25. Surgery and Nutrition Support
  26. Nutrition Support in Cancer and HIV/AIDS