Author: Sari Edelstein
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Release Date: 2014-02-25
Genre: Health & Fitness
Revised and updated with the latest epidemiologic research, the Second Edition of Life Cycle Nutrition: An Evidence-Based Approach explores nutritional foundations and the growth, development and normal functioning of individuals through each stage of life. With subjects as diverse as media influences on eating, skipping breakfast, fruit juice consumption, and clinical nutrition, this text gives students current knowledge, helps them evaluate emerging knowledge, and prepares them to uncover new knowledge for the public, their clients, and themselves. Key Features: Evidence-Based Practice sections contains research articles that provide students with an opportunity to create peer-reviewed studies and clinical trials. Cultural Diversity Sidebars, integrated throughout the text, present issues that challenge students to think critically about the nutritional and health differences among ethnic groups. Interesting Vignettes, based on nutrition and health, enhance student understanding of the material presented. Issues to Debate sections provides timely topics for debate and further consideration such as withholding and withdrawing nutrition, the ethical implications of nutrition care, and right to die case law. Students will learn the physiological, moral, ethical, and legal issues surrounding these emotionally charged issues. Case Studies and Nutritional Management help students develop knowledge and skills within a wide variety of subjects and improve critical thinking, public speaking, and group interactions.
Author: Judith Sharlin
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Release Date: 2010-08-15
Genre: Health & Fitness
Essentials of Life Cycle Nutrition is a more basic version of the author’s larger text, Nutrition in the Life Cycle: An Evidenced-Based Approach, without the high-level research basics more appropriate for advanced nutrition courses. It covers nutrition requirements through out the life span, with a special emphasis on both pregnancy and end of life issues. Including over 100 illustrations, photos and tables, Essentials provides a look into contemporary nutritional issues such as pediatric vegetarianism, childhood obesity, diabetes, eating disorders, chronic disease, pharmacologic considerations, physical activity and weight management, and unique nutrition needs in the older adult. The text also provides a full spectrum of the nutritional guidelines to begin the solid preparation needed for a career in practice.
Author: Linda K. DeBruyne
Publisher: West Group
Release Date: 1989-01-01
Genre: Health & Fitness
A junior/senior-level text covering nutrition for mother and child (infant through adolescent). Complete coverage of maternal/child nutrition incorporating up-to-date research and cross-cultural material. Focal Points provide an in-depth view of specific issues.
Author: Judith E. Brown
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Release Date: 2013-06-28
As one of the most respected nutrition life cycle texts in the higher education market, NUTRITION THROUGH THE LIFE CYCLE, Fifth Edition uses current research to explain the nutritional foundations necessary for the growth, development, and normal functioning of individuals in each stage of the life span. Filled with resources to guide your study, the Fifth Edition brings clarity to key concepts as well as addresses new research on the roles played by healthful diets, nutrients, gene variants, and nutrient-gene interactions. This text is written by an expert author team, this text benefits from a broad range of normal and clinical nutrition expertise from registered dietitians and researchers, meant to help you understand all the major concepts. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Author: Sharon Rady Rolfes
Publisher: Thomson Brooks/Cole
Release Date: 1998-01
This book covers nutritional needs over the entire life span, from prenatal to elder years. It focuses on nutrition during pregnancy, infancy, childhood, adolescence, and adulthood. Each life span section features a specialized topic for focus, such as weight control for early adulthood, disease prevention for middle adulthood, and managing the aging process for older adulthood.
Author: Prakash Shetty
Publisher: Royal Society of Chemistry
Release Date: 2007-10-31
Nutrition is viewed traditionally as the specific dietary requirements of different age groups, without exploring diet in the context of a life-long contributory factor to well-being. Nutrition Through the Life Cycle summarises what is known about the relationship between diet and health at different points in the life cycle, and the nutritional requirements of individuals of different ages. Nutrition policy and health promotion are discussed, together with how dietary interventions can provide long-term benefits to individuals and populations. Also covered are the major dietary challenges that exist in modern society, including the rise in incidence of obesity in both children and adolescents, anaemia in children and adolescents, and diet-related cancers. This book is published in association with Leatherhead Food International.
Animal Life-Cycle Feeding and Nutrition reviews developments in feeding and nutrition throughout an animal's life cycle and covers a wide range of topics, from utilization of nutrients such as carbohydrates and proteins to nutrient digestion by ruminants, swine, poultry, and horses. Feedstuffs such as pasture and harvested forages, protein concentrates, and cereal and sorghum grains are also discussed. Comprised of 21 chapters, this book begins with a discussion on nutrients and their utilization, including carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, and minerals and vitamins. Nutrient digestion by ruminants, swine, poultry, and horses are then compared and feedstuffs for livestock are evaluated. The next section deals with feedstuffs such as pasture and harvested forages, protein concentrates, and cereal and sorghum grains, together with molasses, manure, and other miscellaneous feed ingredients. The remaining chapters explore the effect of processing on the nutrient value of feedstuffs; balancing of rations; and feeding of animals including swine, beef and dairy cattle, poultry, sheep, horses, dogs, and goats. This monograph is designed for students of animal sciences, for veterinary students as well as doctors of veterinary medicine, and for practitioners of livestock feeding.
Author: Melissa Bernstein
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Release Date: 2017-03-17
Genre: Health & Fitness
Written for undergraduate students enrolled in Life Cycle Nutrition course, Nutrition Across Life Stages presents material in a clear, approachable fashion, making this text ideal for majors and non-majors alike. The text applies focus on the application of nutritional concepts rather than the nutritional science underlying, and discusses nutrition at a particular life stage followed by an exploration of its implications for health and disease at that stage of life. The authors tie in numerous learning features, such as case studies, Learning Checks, and News You Can Use boxes, to help clarify key points in each chapter.
Author: Bonnie S. Worthington-Roberts
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Science, Engineering & Mathematics
Release Date: 2000
Introduction to the Lifecycle: The Role of Nutrition (B. Worthington- Roberts) 2. The Assessment of Nutritional Needs (S. Rodwell Williams) 3. Maternal Nutrition: The Beginning of Life and the Physiology of Pregnancy (B. Worthington-Roberts) 4. Maternal Nutrition: Overall Nutrition and the Roles of Specific Nutrients (B.
Facts101 is your complete guide to Nutrition and You. In this book, you will learn topics such as as those in your book plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.
"The Fourth Report on the World Nutrition Situation is part of a series of ACC/SCN reports initiated in the mid-1980's on the nutritional status of populations in developing countries ... This report is built around the theme 'nutrition throughout the life cycle' ... This report highlights the size of the malnutrition problem and its consequences for human and economic development. It stresses the need to move ahead in creative partnerships. The Fourth Report provides evidence of contrasts--contrasts in the prevalence and trends of malnutrition, contrasts in actions taken, contrasts in progress made, and contrasts in the availability of data on the extent and cause of malnutrition." (Forward by Richard Jolly and Per Pinstrup-Andersen).
This study guide is replete with practice questions to help you focus on key concepts and prepare for exams! Fill-in-the-blank chapter summaries, multiple-choice sample tests, and short answer and discussion questions review important information from each section; new matching exercises and crossword puzzles help you recognize key terms; and calculation problems and figure identification items allow you to practice nutrition-related math and chemistry. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Chosen by more than 1 million readers, Whitney/Rolfes' UNDERSTANDING NUTRITION dispels nutrition myths, empowering you to make better nutrition choices--and enact lasting behavior change. Updated with the latest research and the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines, the 15th Edition of this bestseller emphasizes strong science and nutrition basics. With their lively, reader-friendly writing style, the authors walk you step by step through the science of nutrition, while vivid illustrations and quick-reference tables make even the most difficult concepts easy to understand. The text also includes expansive weight loss information and thorough coverage of fitness and energy systems. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Current, practical information in a real-world context for future nurses and health care professionals. NUTRITION FOR HEALTH AND HEALTH CARE is a trusted text that demonstrates the important role of nutrition to future nurses and health care professionals in their future careers. The text begins by covering basic nutrition concepts and followed by clinical topics organized by organ systems, linking nutrition to different disease states, such as diabetes, renal disease, and liver disorders. Each chapter includes practical information, current research, and clinical practice guidelines for addressing nutrition concerns and incorporating nutrition into care plans. Use all of the valuable resources that accompany NUTRITION FOR HEALTH AND HEALTH CARE to prepare and manage your course. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.