Nutrition Across Life Stages

Author: Melissa Bernstein
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 9781284102161
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.

Nutrition Across Life Stages

Author: Bernstein
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 9781284145670
Release Date: 2017-03-17
Genre: Medical

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.

Nutrition Through the Life Cycle

Author: Judith E. Brown
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305886889
Release Date: 2016-03-04
Genre: Health & Fitness

Now in its sixth edition, NUTRITION THROUGH THE LIFE CYCLE explains how nutrition impacts the ability to grow, develop, and function normally through each stage of the human life span, and how some common conditions can develop when nutritional deficits exist. Filled with learning features like chapter outlines, realistic case studies, and self-testing questions, this reader-focused text organizes chapters in pairs, walking you through each life stage and alternating between normal nutrition and clinical nutrition topics. NUTRITION THROUGH THE LIFE CYCLE also comes to you from an expert author team of registered dieticians, teachers, and researchers -- all with unique perspectives and expertise to help you understand all of the content areas with interest and depth. 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.

Nutrition Across the Lifespan for Healthy Aging

Author: National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
Publisher: National Academies Press
ISBN: 9780309457514
Release Date: 2017-05-11
Genre: Medical

In September 2016, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine convened a workshop to examine trends and patterns in aging and factors related to healthy aging in the United States, with a focus on nutrition, and how nutrition can sustain and promote healthy aging, not just in late adulthood, but beginning in pregnancy and early childhood and extending throughout the lifespan. Participants discussed the role of nutrition in the aging process at various stages in life, changes in organ systems over the lifespan and changes that occur with age related to cognitive, brain, and mental health, and explored opportunities to move forward in promoting healthy aging in the United States. This publication summarizes the presentations and discussions from the workshop.

Food and Nutrition Throughout Life

Author: Sharon Croxford
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 9781743316757
Release Date: 2015-06-01
Genre: Medical

Nutritional requirements vary greatly according to age and lifestyle. This evidence-based, comprehensive text is a complete guide to eating habits across age and population groups. It provides the recommendations for intakes of nutrients and foods, and diet to achieve optimum health. Chapters systematically examine the nutritional issues for individuals from preconception, pregnancy and breastfeeding through to adulthood and old age. The text features an overview of dietary patterns by age group based on national scientific survey data together with the latest recommendations for optimum nutrition to maintain well-being and address specific health concerns. The final section examines nutrition issues for specific populations including indigenous groups, sports people and the disadvantaged. Throughout the text key points are illustrated by case studies and the reader's knowledge is tested via quizzes and study questions. With chapters from leading nutrition researchers and educators in Australia, New Zealand and Asia, this is an excellent introduction to nutrition through the lifespan. 'A comprehensive overview and detailed discussion of food and nutrition topics for all ages and stages of life.' - Robynne Snell, Curtin University

Nutrition for the Older Adult

Author: Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science Melissa Bernstein
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 9781284048940
Release Date: 2014-10-01
Genre:

Reorganized and updated with the latest data in the field, the Second Edition of Nutrition for the Older Adult introduces students to the unique nutritional needs of this special population. Designed for the undergraduate, the text covers such important topics as the physiological changes of aging, weight and nutrition problems in older adults, diet and cultural diversity in older adults, macronutrient, mineral, and vitamin requirements for older adults, and much more. With an added emphasis on health promotion, Nutrition for the Older Adult is an essential resource for students in the fields of nutrition, nursing, public health and gerontology.

Essentials of Human Nutrition

Author: Stewart Truswell
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780198752981
Release Date: 2017-04-13
Genre:

Food is one of the basic necessities of life, yet nutrition has only relatively recently been recognised as one of the most important determinants of individual and public health. A full understanding of this multi-faceted subject area requires an integrated approach, from molecular to societal level. Essentials of Human Nutrition provides a complete and student-friendly introduction to the field making it an ideal companion forstudents throughout their study of nutrition. Careful editing of contributions from an international team of experts draws together a broad spectrum of disciplines and promotes the practical application ofnutritional science at the human level, covering everything a student needs to know in order to understand the importance of nutrition to health and disease.

Nutrition Health and Disease

Author: Simon Langley-Evans
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118907146
Release Date: 2015-09-10
Genre: Medical

Bringing together key topics in basic science, clinical nutrition, and public health, Nutrition, Health and Disease is an easy-to-read, student-friendly textbook which clearly demonstrates how the body’s demand for nutrients changes throughout life, and thus the variety of ways in which nutrition and diet affect health and disease. The second edition of this successful text includes: Expanded introductory material to ensure a firm grasp of key concepts New content on vegetarian, vegan, kosher and other alternative diets Dieting in adults Gender and nutrition Macro- and micronutrients A range of new diagrams to support visual learners Background on nutritional epidemiology and statistics. Nutrition, Health and Disease: A Lifespan Approach is an ideal resource for the range of material a student or newly-qualified nutrition or dietetics professional needs to know.

Life Cycle Nutrition

Author: Sari Edelstein
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 9781449694319
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.

Pediatric Nutrition in Practice

Author: B. Koletzko
Publisher: Karger Medical and Scientific Publishers
ISBN: 9783318026917
Release Date: 2015-04-17
Genre: Medical

There is no other time in life when the provision of adequate and balanced nutrition is of greater importance than during infancy and childhood. During this dynamic phase characterized by rapid growth, development and developmental plasticity, a sufficient amount and appropriate composition of nutrients both in health and disease are of key importance for growth, functional outcomes such as cognition and immune response, and the metabolic programming of long-term health and well-being. This compact reference text provides concise information to readers who seek quick guidance on practical issues in the nutrition of infants, children and adolescents. After the success of the first edition, which sold more than 50'000 copies in several languages, the editors prepared this thoroughly revised and updated second edition which focuses again on nutritional challenges in both affluent and poor populations around the world. Serving as a practical reference guide, this book will contribute to further improving the quality of feeding of healthy infants and children, as well as enhancing the standards of nutritional care in sick children.

Clinical Nutrition For Dummies

Author: Michael J. Rovito
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118665817
Release Date: 2014-02-28
Genre: Medical

Get up to date on clinical nutrition for school, work, or your own health From the proper function of the major organs and the role that proper nutrition plays in their functioning, to a breakdown of carbs, proteins, fats, vitamins, and minerals, Clinical Nutrition For Dummies provides you with the easy-to-read guide you need to immerse yourself in the subject! Written in the fun style that the For Dummies series has become known for, the book is perfect for students in the wide variety of fields that require an in-depth understanding of clinical nutrition, or for those who want to improve their own lives through better nutrition. Dive right into the book for an exploration of the chemical and functional components of food, how to properly assess your nutritional intake, the changing face of nutrition throughout the human lifespan, and so much more! This handy resource offers a wealth of information, and specifically addresses the growing obesity and diabetes epidemics that promise to make the study of clinical nutrition more important than ever. Includes a complete breakdown of the relationship between nutrition and chronic diseases. Explores the nutritional requirements at various life stages, from pediatric through geriatric Features information on the importance of proper nutrition during pregnancy Shares tips for modifying dietary intake and health behavior theory, along with properly communicating health information Clinical Nutrition For Dummies is your complete, fun guide to the topic of nutrition—dive in today to get started on the pathway to mastering this increasingly important subject.

The Nutrition Transition

Author:
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 0080492347
Release Date: 2002-08-30
Genre: Technology & Engineering

This book deals with the dramatic changes in diet and lifestyle that are occurring in the developing world as a result of globalization, and their impact on human healt. The Editors have assembled a leading group of scientists in teh fields of economics, population sciences, international health, medicine, nutrition and food sciences, to address each of the key issues related to the changes in demographic trends, food production and marketing, and disease patterns in the developing world. The Nutrition Transition provides essential information to understand the far-reaching effects that global economic, social and cultural trends are having on diet-related disease patersin in countries of transition. Contains numerous illustrative figures and tables Two case studies included-on China and Brazil Foreword written by Nevin Scrimshaw, recipient of the World Food Prize

Growth and Development Across the Lifespan E Book

Author: Gloria Leifer
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323293563
Release Date: 2013-12-27
Genre: Medical

This book provides introductory coverage of growth and development throughout the lifespan. The content emphasizes normal aspects as well as the unique problems and health promotion needs of each age and stage of development. It features a strong health promotion theme structured around Healthy People 2020 objectives. Lifespan coverage from prenatal development to death helps students integrate concepts related to normal changes in each stage of the life cycle. Coverage of current research and trends in health care provide readers with the most up-to-date, accurate information. Health promotion and disease prevention, including Healthy People 2020 objectives, are highlighted throughout the book. Cultural content is highlighted throughout the book and in new Chapter 3: Cultural Considerations in Health Care to encourage students to consider cultural implications at every stage of development. Separate chapter on advanced old age and geriatrics (Chapter 14) discuss the theories, physiological changes, and psychological aspects of aging; health promotion and maintenance; and the role of health care providers in caring for the geriatric patient. All of this helps students understand how to maintain quality of life and promote health in advanced old age. Teaching techniques for every developmental stage are part of a consistent chapter format and provide age-appropriate patient education tips. Consistent chapter organization for each stage of growth and development makes information easy to access. Critical Thinking scenarios and questions appear at the end of each chapter to help students consider all variables when planning care across the lifespan. Student learning features include Objectives, Key Terms, Key Points, and Review Questions. Appendix A includes the FDA's Recommended Child and Adult Immunization Schedules, providing essential health promotion information. NEW Appendix B provides a Multilingual Glossary of Symptoms to enhance students' awareness of culturally sensitive care. Glossary includes definitions of Key Terms and additional terms help students review concepts and terminology at a glance. Bibliography is organized by chapter at the end of the book to facilitate additional research and study.