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Nutrition for Health and Health Care

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ISBN-10: 0538733578

ISBN-13: 9780538733571

Edition: 4th 2011

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

List price: $174.95
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List price: $174.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Brooks/Cole
Publication date: 6/21/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 880
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.432

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…    

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.

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…    

Overview of Nutrition and Health
Nutrition in Practice: Finding the Truth about Nutrition
Digestion and Absorption
Nutrition in Practice: Food Safety
Carbohydrates
Nutrition in Practice: the Glycemic Index in Nutrition Practice
Lipids
Nutrition in Practice: Figuring Out Fats
Protein
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: Vitamin and Mineral 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: Hunger and Community Nutrition
Nutrition Care and Assessment
Nutrition in Practice: Nutritional Genomics
Nutrition Intervention and Diet-Drug Interactions
Nutrition in Practice: Complementary and Alternative Therapies
Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition Support
Nutrition in Practice: Inborn Errors of Metabolism
Nutrition in Metabolic and Respiratory Stress
Nutrition in Practice: Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome
Nutrition and Upper Gastrointestinal Disorders
Nutrition in Practice: Nutrition and Oral Health
Nutrition and Lower Gastrointestinal Disorders
Nutrition in Practice: Probiotics and Intestinal Health
Nutrition and Liver Diseases
Nutrition in Practice: Alcohol in Health and Disease
Nutrition and Diabetes Mellitu.s. 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
Nutrition, Cancer, and HIV Infection
Nutrition in Practice: Ethical Issues in Nutrition Care