Nutrition Essentials and Diet Therapy

Author: Nancy J. Peckenpaugh


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  • ISBN: 9781437703184
  • Author: Nancy J. Peckenpaugh
  • Publ Date: 2009-10-06
  • Edition: 11
  • Pages: 728
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS *#
  • Status: ACT
  • ID - 13577

Table of Contents :

Section 1 - The Art and Science of Nutrition In Health and Disease Chapter 1: The Art of Nutrition in a Family Context Chapter 2: Carbohydrates, Proteins, and Fats: The Energy Macronutrients of Balanced Meals Chapter 3: The Micronutrients of Balanced Meals: Vitamins, Minerals, Phytochemicals, and Water Chapter 4: Digestion, Absorption, and Metabolism in Health and Disease Section 2 - Chronic and Acute Illness Chapter 5: Insulin Resistance and The Metabolic Syndrome Chapter 6: Obesity and Healthy Weight Management Chapter 7: Cardiovascular Disease Chapter 8: Diabetes Mellitus Chapter 9: Renal Disease Chapter 10: Cancer: Nutrition Prevention and Treatment Section 3 - Life Span and Wellness Concerns in Promoting Health and Managing Illness Chapter 11: Maternal and Infant Nutrition in Health and Disease Chapter 12: Growth and Development Issues in Promoting Good Health Chapter 13: Nutrition Over the Adult Life Span Chapter 14: Public Health Issues in National and International Nutrition Chapter 15: The Nutrition Care Process in the Health Care Setting Appendices - Available online through Evolve Appendix 1 Websites for Nutrition Information and Educational Material Appendix 2 MyPyramid Worksheet Appendix 3 The Exchange Lists for Weight Management Appendix 4 Estimating Body Frame Size Appendix 5 Identifying Anemias Appendix 6 Nutritive Values of Various Foods Appendix 7 Nutritive Value of Selected Ethnic Foods Appendix 8 Fiber Content of Selected Foods Appendix 9 Body Mass Index Appendix 10 Blood Pressure Tables for Children and Adolescents Appendix 11 The DASH Eating Plan Appendix 12 Growth Charts for Boys and Girls from Birth to 18 Years of Age Appendix 13 Child Care Meal Patterns Appendix 14 Food Storage Guidelines Appendix 15 Braden Scale for Pedicting Pressure Sore Risk Glossary Index


"Nutrition Essentials and Diet Therapy" provides complete coverage of all of the content needed in an LPN/LVN curriculum. This versatile text concentrates on what is most important for the health care provider to know about the nutrition basics and the application on nutrition knowledge. Coverage includes the latest developments in nutrition fundamentals, nutrition across the life span, nutritional management of chronic and acute illnesses, the latest DRI's, and expanded coverage of vitamins, minerals, phytochemicals and herbal remedies. This is an "LPN Threads Series" title.


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