Nutrition and Diet Therapy

ISBN-10: 0495387193
ISBN-13: 9780495387190
Edition: 7th 2008 (Revised)
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List price: $279.95
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 7/20/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 912
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.894
Language: English

NUTRITION AND DIET THERAPY is the only text organized by diets rather than by organ systems or disease states and distinguishes itself through rich pedagogical features that will help you begin to the learn the skills needed to be successful in your future careers. It provides core nutrition concepts and up-to-date clinical content at a level that is accessible to the range of health care team members who are responsible for a client?s nutrition needs. The text provides the basic facts and a wealth of practical information you will need for your future career in nutrition care.

Jacqueline P. Leighton is Professor of Educational Psychology and Director of the Centre for Research in Applied Measurement and Evaluation (CRAME). She is also registered as a psychologist by the College of Alberta Psychologists. Her specialization is educational assessment and cognitive psychology, with an emphasis on test development and validity analysis. Dr Leighton's current research is on identifying and evaluating methods for generating cognitive models for educational assessment practice. Her research has been funded by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) and the Canadian Education Statistics Council (CESC) and is currently funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC).Mark J. Gierl is Professor of Educational Psychology at the University of Alberta. His specialization is educational and psychological testing, with an emphasis on the application of cognitive principles to assessment practices. Dr Gierl's current research is focused on differential item and bundle functioning, cognitively diagnostic assessment and assessment engineering. His research is funded by both the College Board and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC). He holds the Canada Research Chair in Educational Measurement.Mary Crawford is Professor of Psychology and Director of the Women’s Studies Program at the University of Connecticut. She has taught the psychology of women and gender for twenty-five years, most of that time at West Chester University of Pennsylvania, where she earned the Trustee’s Achievement Award for lifetime professional accomplishment. She has also held the Jane W. Irwin Chair in Women’s Studies at Hamilton College, served as Distinguished Visiting Teacher/Scholar at Trenton State College at The College of New Jersey, and directed the graduate program in women’s studies at the University of South Carolina. She received her Ph.D. in experimental psychology from the University of Delaware. Professor Crawford is a consulting editor of Psychology of Women Quarterly, an associate editor of Feminism and Psychology, and a Fellow of both the American Psychological Society and the American Psychological Association. Mary Crawford has spoken and written about women’s studies issues for audiences as diverse as the British Psychological Society, Ms. Magazine, and the Oprah Winfrey show. Works she has authored or edited include: Gender and Thought: Psychological Perspectives (1989); Talking Difference: On Gender and Language (1995); Gender Differences and Human Cognition (1997); Coming Into Her Own: Education Successes in Girls and Women (1999) and a special double issue of Psychology of Women Quarterly (1999) on innovative methods for feminist research.Linda Kelly DeBruyne, MS, RD received her BS in 1980 and her MS in 1982 in nutrition and food science at Florida State University. She is a founding member of Nutrition and Health Associates, an information resource center in Tallahassee, Florida, where her specialty areas are life cycle nutrition and fitness. Her other publications include the textbooks NUTRITION FOR HEALTH AND HEALTH CARE, HEALTH: MAKING LIFE CHOICES, and the multimedia CD-ROM NUTRITION INTERACTIVE. She is a registered dietititan and maintains a professional membership in the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Kathryn Pinna received her M.S. and Ph.D. in nutrition from the University of California at Berkeley. She has taught nutrition, food science, and human biology courses in the San Francisco Bay Area for over 25 years and has also worked as an outpatient dietitian, Internet consultant, and freelance writer. Her other publications include the textbooks Understanding Normal and Clinical Nutrition and Nutrition for Health and Health Care. She is a registered dietitian and member of the American Society for Nutrition and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Ellie Whitney, PhD grew up in New York City and received her B.A. and Ph.D. degrees in English and biology at Radcliffe/Harvard University and Washington Universities, respectively. She has taught at both Florida State University and Florida A&M University, has written newspaper columns on environmental matters for the Tallahassee Democrat, and has authored almost a dozen college textbooks on nutrition, health, and related topics, many of which have been revised multiple times over the years. In addition to teaching and writing, she has spent the past three-plus decades exploring outdoor Florida and studying its ecology. Her latest book is Priceless Florida: The Natural Ecosystems (Pineapple Press, 2004).

Overview of Nutrition and Health
Nutrition in Practice: Finding the Truth about Nutrition
Carbohydrates
Nutrition in Practice: Dental Health
Lipids
Nutrition in Practice: Figuring Out Fats
Proteins and Amino Acids
Nutrition in Practice: Vegetarian Diets
Digestion and Absorption
Nutrition in Practice: Food Safety
Metabolism, Energy Balance, and Body Composition
Nutrition in Practice: Eating Disorders
Overweight, Underweight, and Weight Management
Nutrition in Practice: Fad Diets
The Vitamins
Nutrition in Practice: Phytochemicals and Functional Foods
Water and the Minerals
Nutrition in Practice: Vitamin and Mineral Supplements
Fitness and Nutrition
Nutrition in Practice: Supplements and Performance Enhancing Aids Athletes Use
Nutrition Throughout Life
Nutrition Through the Life Span: Pregnancy and Lactation
Nutrition in Practice: Encouraging Successful Breastfeeding
Nutrition Through the Life Span: Infancy, Childhood, and Adolescence
Nutrition in Practice: Childhood Obesity and the Early Development of Chronic Disease
Nutrition Through the Life Span: Later Adulthood
Nutrition in Practice: Hunger and Community Nutrition
Nutrition In Health Care
Illness and Nutrition Care
Nutrition in Practice: Nutritional Genomics
Medications, Herbal Remedies, and Diet-Drug Interactions
Nutrition in Practice: Complementary and Alternative Therapies
Specialized Nutrition Support: Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition
Nutrition in Practice: Enteral Formulas for Inborn Errors of Metabolism
Medical Nutrition Therapy
Consistency-Modified and Other Diets for Upper GI Disorders
Nutrition in Practice: Helping People with Feeding Disabilities
Fiber-Modified Diets for Lower GI Tract Disorders
Nutrition in Practice: Probiotics and Intestinal Health
Carbohydrate- and Fat-Modified Diets for Malabsorption and Diseases of the Pancreas
Nutrition in Practice: Anemia in Illness
Fat-, Protein-, and Energy-Modified Diets for Diseases of the Liver, and Gallbladder
Nutrition in Practice: Alcohol in Health and Disease
Carbohydrate-Modified Diets for Diabetes Mellitus
Nutrition in Practice: Glycemic
Index
Fat-Controlled, Mineral-Modified Diets for Cardiovascular Diseases
Nutrition in Practice: The Metabolic Syndrome
Protein-, Mineral-, and Fluid-Modified Diets for Kidney Diseases
Nutrition in Practice: Dialysis
Energy- and Protein-Modified Diets for Metabolic and Respiratory Stress
Nutrition in Practice: Multiple Organ Failure
Energy- and Protein-Modified Diets for Wasting Syndrome
Nutrition in Practice: Ethical Issues in Nutrition Care

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