Williams' Essentials of Nutrition and Diet Therapy. Edition No. 12

  • ID: 4519512
  • Book
  • 520 Pages
  • Elsevier Health Science
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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.

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PART 1: INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN NUTRITION 1.  Nutrition and Health 2.  Digestion, Absorption, and Metabolism 3. Carbohydrates 4. Lipids 5. Proteins 6. Vitamins 7. Minerals and Water 8. Energy Balance

PART 2:  COMMUNITY NUTRITION AND THE LIFE CYCLE 9. Food Selection and Food Safety 10. Community Nutrition: Promoting Healthy Eating 11. Nutrition During Pregnancy and Lactation 12. Nutrition for Normal Growth and Development 13. Nutrition for Adults: Early, Middle, and Later Years  14.  Nutrition and Physical Fitness 15. The Complexity of Obesity: Beyond Energy Balance

PART 3: INTRODUCTION TO CLINICAL NUTRITION 16. Nutrition Assessment and Nutrition Therapy in Patient Care 17. Metabolic Stress 18. Drug-Nutrient Interactions 19. Nutrition Support: Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition 20. Gastrointestinal Diseases 21. Diseases of the Heart, Blood Vessels, and Lungs 22. Diabetes Mellitus 23. Renal Disease 24. Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) 25. Cancer

Appendixes A. Body Mass Index: Obesity Values B. Food Sources of Oxalates C. Calculation Aids and Conversion Tables D. Federal Food Assistance Programs

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Schlenker, Eleanor Professor and Extension Specialist, Department of Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA.

Gilbert, Joyce Ann
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