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Author Nix, Staci, author.

Title Williams' basic nutrition & diet therapy / Staci Nix.

Published St. Louis, Mo. : Elsevier Mosby, [2013]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM BioMed  615.854 NIX    AVAILABLE
Edition 14th ed.
Physical description xxi, 538 pages : illustrations ; cm.
Series LPN threads series.
LPN threads series.
Notes Based on the book Basic nutrition & diet therapy by Sue Rodwell Williams.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Food, nutrition, and health -- Carbohydrates -- Fats -- Proteins -- Digestion, absorption, and metabolism -- Energy balance -- Vitamins -- Minerals -- Water balance -- Nutrition during pregnancy and lactation -- Nutrition in infancy, childhood, and adolescence -- Nutrition for adults : the early, middle, and later years -- Community food supply and health -- Food habits and cultural patterns -- Weight management -- Nutrition and physical fitness -- Nutritional care -- Gastrointestinal and accessory organ problems -- Coronary heart disease and hypertension -- Diabetes mellitus -- Kidney disease -- Surgery and nutrition support -- Nutrition support in cancer and AIDS.
Summary Written in a clear, conversational style, the book begins with the fundamental concepts of nutrition and then applies those concepts to diverse demographic groups in different stages of life. You also learn how selected disease processes work, and how to help communities and individuals achieve health and healthy living.
Other author Williams, Sue Rodwell. Basic nutrition & diet therapy.
Subject Diet therapy.
Variant Title Basic nutrition & diet therapy.
Basic nutrition and diet therapy.
Williams' basic nutrition and diet therapy.
ISBN 0323083471 (paperback: alk. paper)
9780323083478 (paperback: alk. paper)