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Nutrition for Health and Health Care (with Dietary Guidelines for Americans)

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ISBN-10: 0495106771

ISBN-13: 9780495106777

Edition: 2nd 2001

Authors: Eleanor Noss Whitney, Corinne Balog Cataldo, Linda Kelly DeBruyne, Sharon Rady Rolfes

List price: $119.95
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This introductory normal and clinical nutrition text designed to meet the needs of the nursing curriculum takes an organ systems/disease states approach to clinical nutrition and presents nutrition at a basic, applied level, with little detailed physiology or biochemistry.
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List price: $119.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Brooks/Cole
Publication date: 6/29/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 816
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.740

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…    

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…    

Sharon Rady Rolfes is a registered dietician nutritionist and a founding member of Nutrition and Health Associates, an information resource center that maintains a research database on more than 1,000 nutrition-related topics. She has taught at Florida State University and coauthored several other college textbooks, including UNDERSTANDING NORMAL AND CLINICAL NUTRITION, 10th EDITION. In addition to writing, she serves as a consultant for various educational projects, and volunteers on the board of Working Well, a community initiative dedicated to creating a healthy workforce. A member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Ms. Rady Rolfes received her MS in nutrition and food science…    

1. Perspectives on Health and Nutrition. 2. Carbohydrates. 3. Lipids. 4. Proteins. 5. Digestion and Absorption. 6. Metabolism and Energy Balance. 7. Overweight, Underweight, and Weight Control. 8. The Vitamins. 9. Water and the Minerals. 10. Nutrition through the Life Span: Pregnancy and Lactation. 11. Nutrition through the Life Span: Infancy, Childhood, and Adolescence. 12. Nutrition through the Life Span: Later Adulthood. 13. Nutrition and Nursing Assessment. 14. Nutrition Intervention. 15. Nutrition and Upper GI Disorders. 16. Nutrition and Lower GI Disorders. 17. Specialized Nutrition Support: Enteral Nutrition. 18. Specialized Nutrition Support: Parenteral Nutrition. 19. Nutrition in…