Understanding Normal and Clinical Nutrition

ISBN-10: 084006845X

ISBN-13: 9780840068453

Edition: 9th 2012

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

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List price: $286.95
Edition: 9th
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: CENGAGE Learning
Publication date: 6/20/2011
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1184
Size: 9.50" wide x 11.25" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 6.226
Language: English

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 from Florida State University.

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.

An Overview of Nutrition
Nutrition Information and Misinformation�On the Net and in the News
Planning a Healthy Diet
Vegetarian Diets
Digestion, Absorption, and Transport
Common Digestive Problems
The Carbohydrates: Sugars, Starches, and Fibers
Carbs, kCalories, and Controversies
The Lipids: Triglycerides, Phospholipids, and Sterols
High-Fat Foods�Friend or Foe?
Protein: Amino Acids
Nutritional Genomics
Metabolism: Transformations and Interactions
Alcohol and Nutrition
Energy Balance and Body Composition
Eating Disorders
Weight Management: Overweight, Obesity, and Underweight
The Latest and Greatest Weight-Loss Diet--Again
The Water-Soluble Vitamins: B Vitamins and Vitamin C
Vitamin and Mineral Supplements
The Fat-Soluble Vitamins: A, D, E, and K
Antioxidant Nutrients in Disease Prevention
Water and the Major Minerals
Osteoporosis and Calcium
The Trace Minerals
Phytochemicals and Functional Foods
Life Cycle Nutrition: Pregnancy and Lactation
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
Life Cycle Nutrition: Infancy, Childhood, and Adolescence
Childhood Obesity and the Early Development of Chronic Diseases
Life Cycle Nutrition: Adulthood and the Later Years
Hunger and Community Nutrition
Nutrition Care and Assessment
Nutrition and Immunity
Nutrition Intervention
Foodborne Illness
Medications, Herbal Products, and Diet-Drug Interactions
Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Enteral Nutrition Support
Inborn Errors of Metabolism
Parenteral Nutrition Support
Ethical Issues in Nutrition Care
Metabolic and Respiratory Stress
Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome
Upper Gastrointestinal Disorders
Dental Health and Chronic Illness
Lower Gastrointestinal Disorders
Probiotics and Intestinal Health
Liver Disease and Gallstones
Anemia in Illness
Diabetes Mellitus
The Metabolic Syndrome
Cardiovascular Disease
Feeding Disabilities
Renal Diseases
Cancer and Hiv Infection
Food Allergies
Cells, Hormones, and Nerves
Basic Chemistry Concepts
Biochemical Structures and Pathways
Measures of Protein Quality
Nutrition Assessment
Physical Activity and Energy Requirements
Exchange Lists for Diabetes
Table of Food Composition
WHO: Nutrition Recommendations; Canada: Choice System and Guidelines
Healthy People 2020
Enteral Formulas
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