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Nutrition and Diet Therapy Principles and Practice

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ISBN-10: 0314044485

ISBN-13: 9780314044488

Edition: 4th 1995

Authors: Corinne Balog Cataldo, Linda K. DeBruyne, Eleanor N. Whitney

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With engaging coverage of core nutrition concepts and up-to-date clinical content, Cataldo, DeBruyne, and Whitney's text provides the ideal introduction to nutrition and diet therapy. From basic facts and practical information to assessments and case studies, this Sixth Edition provides the contemporary and comprehensive approach you need to gain knowledge and achieve confidence in the course. Book jacket.
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List price: $57.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 1995
Publisher: West Publishing Company, College & School Division
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 750
Language: English

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…    

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…    

Basic Nutrition
Perspectives on Health and Nutritionp. 1
Nutrition in Practice: Finding the Truth About Nutritionp. 28
Carbohydratesp. 33
Nutrition in Practice: Nutrition and Dental Healthp. 52
Lipidsp. 55
Nutrition in Practice: Fat Replacersp. 71
Proteins and Amino Acidsp. 75
Nutrition in Practice: Vegetarian Dietsp. 91
Digestion and Absorptionp. 95
Nutrition in Practice: Common Digestive Problemsp. 113
Metabolism and Energy Balancep. 119
Nutrition in Practice: Hunger and Community Nutritionp. 133
Overweight, Underweight, and Weight Controlp. 139
Nutrition in Practice: Eating Disordersp. 162
The Vitaminsp. 169
Nutrition in Practice: Phytochemicalsp. 201
Water and the Mineralsp. 207
Nutrition in Practice: Vitamin and Mineral Supplementsp. 232
Fitness and Nutritionp. 235
Nutrition in Practice: Supplements and Ergogenic Aids Athletes Usep. 262
Food Safetyp. 269
Nutrition in Practice: Environmentally Conscious Foodwaysp. 294
Nutrition Throughout Life
Nutrition Through the Life Span: Pregnancy and Infancyp. 299
Nutrition in Practice: Encouraging Successful Breastfeedingp. 330
Nutrition Through the Life Span: Childhood and Adolescencep. 333
Nutrition in Practice: Childhood Obesity and the Early Development of Chronic Diseasesp. 357
Nutrition Through the Life Span: Later Adulthoodp. 363
Nutrition in Practice: Food for Singlesp. 383
Nutrition in Health Care
Health Problems, Medications, and Complementary Therapiesp. 387
Nutrition in Practice: A Closer Look at the Immune Systemp. 408
Nutrition Screening and Assessmentp. 413
Nutrition in Practice: Nutrition and Mental Healthp. 433
Nutrition Interventionp. 437
Nutrition in Practice: The New Genetics: Implications for Nutrition Interventionp. 447
Diet Therapy
Consistency-Modified and Other Diets for Upper GI Tract Disordersp. 451
Nutrition in Practice: Helping People with Feeding Disabilitiesp. 468
Fiber-Modified Diets for Lower GI Tract Disordersp. 473
Nutrition in Practice: Foods and Foodservice in Health Care Facilitiesp. 490
Enteral Formulasp. 495
Nutrition in Practice: Enteral Formulas for Inborn Errors of Metabolismp. 515
Parenteral Nutritionp. 519
Nutrition in Practice: Nutrition in the Changing Health Care Environmentp. 535
Carbohydrate- and Fat-Modified Diets for Malabsorptionp. 541
Nutrition in Practice: Probiotics and Intestinal Healthp. 561
Energy-, Fat-, and Protein-Modified Diets for Diseases of the Gallbladder, Pancreas, and Liverp. 565
Nutrition in Practice: Alcohol Abuse: Effects on Nutrition Statusp. 589
Carbohydrate-Modified Diets for Diabetesp. 595
Nutrition in Practice: Hype or Hypoglycemia?p. 625
Fat-Controlled, Mineral-Modified Diets for Cardiovascular Diseasesp. 629
Nutrition in Practice: More About the Metabolic Syndromep. 652
Protein-, Mineral-, and Fluid-Modified Diets for Disorders of the Kidneys and Urinary Tractp. 657
Nutrition in Practice: Dialysis and Nutritionp. 679
Energy- and Protein-Modified Diets for Acute Stressp. 683
Nutrition in Practice: Nutrition and Multiple Organ Failurep. 701
Energy- and Protein-Modified Diets for Wasting Syndromep. 705
Nutrition in Practice: Ethical Issues in Nutrition Carep. 729
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