Nutrition and Diet Therapy

ISBN-10: 0840049447

ISBN-13: 9780840049445

Edition: 8th 2012

Authors: Linda Kelly DeBruyne, Kathryn Pinna, Eleanor Noss Whitney

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List price: $286.95
Edition: 8th
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 6/20/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 864
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" 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 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).

Basic Nutrition
Overview of Nutrition and Health
Nutrition in Practice: Finding the Truth about Nutrition
Nutrition in Practice: The Glycemic Index in Nutrition Practice
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
Weight Management: Overweight and Underweight
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 Ergogenic 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 Diseases
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 Supplements, and Diet-Drug Interactions
Nutrition in Practice: Complementary and Alternative Therapies
Specialized Nutrition Support: Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition
Nutrition in Practice: Inborn Errors of Metabolism
Medical Nutrition Therapy
Foods and Food Consistency for Upper GI Disorders
Nutrition in Practice: Oral Health
Fiber-Modified Diets for Lower Gastrointestinal Tract Disorders
Nutrition in Practice: Probiotics and Intestinal Health
Carbohydrate- and Fat-Modified Diets for Malabsorption
Nutrition in Practice: Anemia in Illness
Nutrition Therapy for Liver and Gallbladder Diseases
Nutrition in Practice: Alcohol in Health and Disease
Carbohydrate-Controlled Diets for Diabetes Mellitus
Nutrition in Practice: The Metabolic Syndrome
Fat-Controlled, Mineral-Modified Diets for Cardiovascular Diseases
Nutrition in Practice: Helping People with Feeding Disabilities
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 Dysfunction Syndrome
Energy- and Protein-Modified Diets for Cancer and HIV Infection
Nutrition in Practice: Ethical Issues in Nutrition Care
Table of Food Composition
WHO: Nutrition Recommendations; Canada: Guidelines and Meal Planning
Exchange Lists for Diabetes
Physical Activity and Energy Requirements
Nutrition Assessment
Aids to Calculation
Enteral Formulas
Answers to Self Check Questions
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