Well-illustrated throughout and with in-depth analyses, Nutrition, Diet Therapy, and the Liver provides a holistic understanding of the causative elements that precipitate liver disease and the nutritional factors and regimens that reverse deteriorating hepatic function. This up-to-date resource also incorporates emerging fields of science and significant discoveries. With contributions from leading experts of international repute in their respective fields, the book first emphasizes the important role nutrition plays not only in the prevention of liver disease but also in the reversal of liver dysfunction. The second section covers various aspects of alcoholic liver disease (ALD) and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) as well as the consequent steatohepatitis that encompasses the whole spectrum of triglyceride accumulation, inflammation, fibrosis, and end-stage cirrhosis of the liver. The book then focuses on the mounting evidence in support of alcohol abuse, hepatitis viruses, and immune diseases as key predisposing factors in the incidence of hepatocellular carcinomas. The final section evaluates the importance of nutrition in the treatment of liver diseases in infants versus adults, including recovery after liver transplantation.
Ideal for self-paced or distance-learning courses, the text's unique modular format contains practice exercises and posttests throughout, allowing students to master one section of the material before moving on to the next.Visit this text's Web site at http://nursing.jbpub.com/stanfield/
This new fourth edition of the Nutrition and Diet Therapy Reference Dictionary covers all aspects of nutrition, including assessment of drug-nutrient interactions, laboratory interpretations, enteral and parenteral nutrition support, community and public health nutrition programs, nutrition throughout the life cycle, and such topics as nutrition and the immune system, nutrition labeling, chemical dependency, AIDS, and organ transplantation. Special features of the Dictionary are entries on 130 different diets (listed under D); nutrition therapy for more than 350 disorders, including inborn errors of metabo lism; 145 drugs and their effects on nutrition; and more than 150 nutritional products with their main uses and composition. Of particular importance are topics of public health concerns for the 1990s and the year 2000, and dietary recommendations for prevention of major degenerative diseases such as obesity, coronary heart disease, hypertension, diabetes mellitus, and cancer. With more than 3000 carefully selected entries, the new Fourth Edition includes 380 new terms and more than 600 revised and expanded definitions. In choosing the words to be entered and defined, the authors used as their criterion the frequency of use or importance of a term in relation to nutrition. Definitions are cross-referenced to other word entries and the materials found in the Appendix to provide further details and information. All practitioners in the fields of nutrition and dietetics, as well as educators, students, and others interested in nutrition will find this handy desk reference particu larly useful. It is easy-to-use and provides instant access to nutrition information.
Nutrition and Diet Therapy: Self-Instructional Approaches covers the fundamentals of basic nutrition, and then nutrition as therapy, in both adults and children. It is designed to work as a traditional text or a self-instructional text that allows for distance-learning and self-paced instruction. Progress checks throughout each chapter and chapter post-tests help students to evaluate their comprehension of key information. The Fifth Edition has been completely revised and updated to include My Pyramid and corresponding DRIs and all of the all figures and tables have been revised. Accompanied by A Comprehensive Companion Web site
NUTRITION AND DIET THERAPY, 9th Edition, is unique in its organization by diets rather than by organ systems or disease states and distinguishes itself through rich pedagogical features that require students to apply their knowledge as they learn it. This text provides core nutrition concepts and up-to-date clinical content at a level that is accessible to the range of health care team members who are responsible for a client's nutrition needs. NUTRITION AND DIET THERAPY provides the basic facts and a wealth of practical information readers need to assume their responsibility for nutrition care. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
NUTRITION AND DIET THERAPY is the only text organized by diets rather than by organ systems or disease states and distinguishes itself through rich pedagogical features that get students to apply their knowledge as they are learning it. It provides core nutrition concepts and up-to-date clinical content at a level that is accessible to the range of health care team members who are responsible for a client's nutrition needs. The text provides the basic facts and a wealth of practical information readers need to assume their responsibility for nutrition care. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
This handbook of nutrition and diet provides information on food nutrients and their functions; food safety and distribution; food composition, consumption and utilization; adequacy of diet; and the nutritional management of diseases and disorders. It also discusses the effects of nutrition and diet on diseases of the bones, teeth, hair, kidneys, liver and nervous system.
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Meet the ever-changing demands of providing quality nutritional care for patients across the lifespan. This popular textprovides a strong foundation in the science of nutrition and a clear understanding of how to apply that knowledge in practice, recognizing the need for nurses to work with other healthcare professionals to ensure optimal nutrition in patient care.
Learn the latest nutrition and diet therapies for treating common diseases. Williams' Essentials of Nutrition & Diet Therapy, 12th Edition offers a solid foundation in the fundamental knowledge and skills you need to provide effective patient care. It addresses nutrition across the lifespan and includes the 2015 Dietary Goals for Americans as well as MyPlate for Older Adults. This exceptionally reader-friendly text features evidence-based information, real-world case scenarios, colorful illustrations, boxes, and tables to help you learn how to apply essential nutrition concepts and therapies in clinical practice. Strong community focus is threaded throughout with robust coverage of health promotion, cultural competence, patient safety, lifespan, and public health issues. Focus on Culture boxes introduce you to cultural competence and the special nutritional needs, health problems, and appropriate interventions applicable to different cultural, ethnic, racial and age groups. Focus on Food Safety boxes alert you to food safety issues related to a particular nutrient, age group, or medical condition. Health Promotion section devoted solely to health promotion and wellness stresses healthy lifestyle choices and prevention as the best "medicine." Diet-Medication Interactions boxes provide diet-warnings related to specific prescription drugs. Evidence-Based Practice boxes summarize current research findings. Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) boxes offer uses, contraindications, and advantages/disadvantages of common types of herbs and supplements and potential interactions with prescription or over-the-counter medications. Perspective in Practice boxes supply you with practice elements for nutrition education. Key terms identified in the text and defined on the page help reinforce critical concepts. NEW! Includes the 2015 Dietary Goals for Americans which covers the latest guidelines and medications. NEW! MyPlate for Older Adults developed by the Tufts University Human Research Center on Aging and the AARP Foundation replaces former Food Guide Pyramid. NEW! Newly-approved Nutrition Labeling Guidelines incorporated into text along with the latest medications, research findings, and clinical treatment therapies. NEW! New and refreshed case studies illustrate key concepts in authentic, "real-life" scenarios that reinforce learning and promote nutritional applications. NEW! Expanded coverage of health promotion includes strategies for implementation. NEW! New coverage of text messages for nutrition and health information includes what to watch out for when visiting health-related web sites.
This Book Has Consistently Been Used By Students Studying The First Course In Food Science And Nutrition. In Several Universities, Diet Therapy Topics Have Been Added In The Curricula Of This Course. Therefore, Diet Therapy Has Been Added In This Revision, With A Hope Of Meeting The Changing Needs Of The Readers In This Area.The Revised Edition Incorporates Various Other Subjects, Which Are More Or Less Related To The Useful Subjects, Like Nursing, Education, Art, Social Sciences, Home Science, Medical And Paramedical Sciences, Agriculture, Community Health, Environmental Health And Pediatrics Etc.The Book Is Intended To Be An Ideal Textbook Encompassing The Following Aspects: * Introduction To The Study Of Nutrition * Nutrients And Energy * Foods * Meal Planning And Management * Diet TherapyVarious Modifications Have Been Done Along With Clear Illustrations, Chartsand Tables For A Visualised Practical Knowledge.Every Chapter Is Presented In A Beautiful Style With An Understandable Approach. Abbreviations Of All Terms Are Given. Glossary Is Also Available At The End For Clear Understanding.Appendices, Food Exchange Lists, Recommended Dietary Allowances For Indians And Food Composition Tables Have Also Been Included.So Many Other Useful Informations Are Given, Regarding The Food And Dietary Habits According To The Age And Height Of Males/Females.We Hope This Textbook Would Fulfil The Goal Of Serving The Cause In An Appropriate Manner Nutrition For A Disease-Free Society.
"Optimum functioning of the liver in conjunction with the gastrointestinal system is critical for health. They are critical for the digestion and absorption of nutrients and foods to produce growth. Nutrients and non-nutrients are important modulators of the liver function. The symptoms related to liver dysfunction include both physical signs and symptoms of abnormal absorption of fat, changes in blood sugar, and altered metabolism. Bioactive Food as Dietary Interventions for Liver and Gastrointestinal Disease provides evidence that foods and their compounds can modify some liver and gastrointestinal diseases"--P.  of cover.
NUTRITION AND DIET THERAPY is the only text organized by diets rather than by organ systems or disease states and distinguishes itself through rich pedagogical features. It provides core nutrition concepts and clinical content at a level that is accessible to the range of health care team members who are responsible for a client's nutrition needs. The text provides the basic facts and a wealth of practical information readers need to assume their responsibility for nutrition care.
This new edition of BASIC NUTRITION AND DIET THERAPY presents the latest developments in nutrition, while maintaining the basic fundamentals in a clear, concise, easy-to-understand format. New content includes the latest food guide information and food exchange lists; expanded coverage of eating disorders; and a new appendix on cultural dietary patterns.
While the gastrointestinal tract ingests, digests, and absorbs nutrients, the liver transforms nutrients, synthesizes plasma proteins, and detoxifies bacteria and toxins absorbed from the gut. It is therefore not surprising that gastrointestinal and hepatic diseases have a major impact on the nutritional state of the individual. Integrating nutrition and the gastrointestinal system, the Gastrointestinal and Liver Disease Nutrition Desk Reference brings together experts in the field of nutrition, gastroenterology, and hepatology to offer dietary, nutritional, and natural therapies for gastrointestinal and hepatic ailments in order to improve overall health. Providing a review of the digestive tract, liver, and core concepts, this important reference presents the nutritional consequences and considerations of digestive disorders. Contributors examine the role of nutrition in gastrointestinal and liver disease, including alcoholic and nonalcoholic liver disease, viral hepatitis, cirrhosis, malabsorption, colorectal disease, transplantation, pancreatitis, and inflammatory bowel disease. Of special interest to the practitioner are chapters on food allergy and intolerance, the effects of medicinal plants, and the role of fiber in the gastrointestinal tract. The reference also addresses the challenges of managing nutritional issues for hospitalized patients and covers eating disorders and ethical issues. Other key topics include: Obesity Clinical applications of probiotics The impact of micronutrient deficiencies Genomic applications for gastrointestinal care Drug-drug and drug-nutrient interactions Guidelines for performing a nutrition assessment This comprehensive reference offers a toolbox of key concepts, charts, tables, algorithms, and practical therapeutic strategies for practitioners involved in gastrointestinal and hepatic nutrition care. Dr. Mullin maintains a website discussing the integration of both Eastern and Western (conventional) medicines to help patients overcome their digestive illnesses.