Williams' Basic Nutrition And Diet Therapy

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Williams' Basic Nutrition & Diet Therapyis 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 threadsshare features with other LPN/LVN titles from Elsevier for a consistent learning experience.
  • Case studies in clinical care chaptersfocus on related patient care problems.
  • Critical thinking questionschallenge you to analyze, apply, and combine concepts.
  • Cultural Considerationsboxesdiscuss how a patient's culture can affect nutritional concepts in practice.
  • Clinical ApplicationsandFor Further Focusboxeshighlight hot topics and analyze concepts and trends in depth.
  • Chapter Challengesuse true/false, multiple-choice, and matching questions to test your understanding of chapter content.
  • Key concepts, key terms, and chapter summarieshelp you study more effectively and master essential content.
  • Diet therapy guidelinesinclude recommendations, restrictions, and sample diets for a number of major clinical conditions.
  • Further Readings and Resourcesin each chapter provide focused and up-to-date print, multimedia, and online resources to supplement learning.
  • Useful appendixesinclude information on cholesterol content, fiber content, cultural and religious dietary patterns, and more.
  • NEW! Completely updated content incorporates Dietary Guidelines 2010 and Healthy People 2020information throughout the text to ensure you have the most up-to-date content available.
  • NEW! Colorful and engaging designmakes key content easy to find and more engaging with graphic artwork and vivid images of food.
  • NEW! Updated illustrationsvisually 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

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Williams' Basic Nutrition & Diet Therapyis 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 conce...

Format:OtherDimensions:560 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:August 13, 2013Publisher:Elsevier CanadaLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0323266924

ISBN - 13:9780323266925

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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

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