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Nutrition for Health and Health Care

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ISBN-10: 0495125156

ISBN-13: 9780495125150

Edition: 3rd 2007 (Revised)

Authors: Ellie Whitney, Linda Kelly DeBruyne, Sharon Rady Rolfes, Kathryn Pinna, Kathryn Pinna

List price: $293.95
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NUTRITION FOR HEALTH AND HEALTH CARE, Third Edition is designed for the clinical nutrition and/or diet therapy nutrition course, taught at both two- and four-year colleges and universities, in departments of Nursing, Nutrition, and Dietetics. It covers both the basic "normal" nutrition concepts, including metabolism, vitamins, minerals, carbohydrates, and life cycle, followed by chapters on "clinical" topics organized by organ systems, linking nutrition to different disease states, such as diabetes, renal disease, and liver disorders. The text is full of supportive pedagogy, from review sections to case studies and quantitative activities. There are also new review questions to help…    
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Book details

List price: $293.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Brooks/Cole
Publication date: 7/25/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 816
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.432
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…    

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…    

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.

Overview of Nutrition and Health
Nutrition in Practice: Finding the Truth about Nutrition
Digestion and Absorption
Nutrition in Practice: Hunger and Community Nutrition
Nutrition in Practice: Nutrition and Dental Health
Nutrition in Practice: Good Fats Bad Fats
Proteins and Amino Acids
Nutrition in Practice: Vegetarian Diets
Energy Balance and Body Composition
Nutrition in Practice: Fad Diets
Weight Management: Overweight and Underweight
Nutrition in Practice: Eating Disorders
The Vitamins
Nutrition in Practice: Phytochemicals and Functional Foods
Water and the Minerals
Nutrition in Practice: Dietary Supplements
Nutrition through the Life Span: Pregnancy and Infancy
Nutrition in Practice: Encouraging Successful Breastfeeding
Nutrition through the Life Span: Childhood and Adolescence
Nutrition in Practice: Childhood Obesity and the Early Development of Chronic Diseases
Nutrition through the Life Span: Later Adulthood
Nutrition in Practice: Disease Prevention
Nutrition Care and Assessment
Nutrition in Practice: Nutritional Genomics
Nutrition Intervention and Diet-Drug Interactions
Nutrition in Practice: Food and Foodservice
Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition Support
Nutrition in Practice: Ethical Issues in Nutrition Care
Nutrition in Metabolic and Respiratory Stress
Nutrition in Practice: Multiple Organ Failure
Nutrition and Upper Gastrointestinal Disorders
Nutrition in Practice: Inborn Errors
Nutrition and Lower Gastrointestinal Disorders
Nutrition in Practice: Nutrition and Alcohol Abuse
Nutrition and Liver Diseases
Nutrition in Practice: Mental Health
Nutrition and Diabetes Mellitus
Nutrition in Practice: Metabolic Syndrome
Nutrition and Disorders of the Heart and Blood Vessels
Nutrition in Practice: Helping People with Feeding Disabilities
Nutrition and Renal Diseases
Nutrition in Practice: Dialysis and Nutrition
Nutrition, Cancer, and HIV Infection
Nutrition in Practice: Alternative Therapies