Williams' Basic Nutrition & Diet Therapy

Williams’ Basic Nutrition & Diet Therapy is a market leader for a reason - it provides coverage of hot topics, emerging trends, and cutting edge research, plus all the essentials for providing the best nutrition care. You’ll love it for the clear, conversational writing style and vivid illustrations that guide you from fundamental concepts of nutrition to the application of those concepts in clinical practice.


Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-11215-4


  • PART 1: Introduction to Basic Principles of Nutritional Science

    1. Food, Nutrition, and Health
    2. Carbohydrates
    3. Fats
    4. Proteins
    5. Digestion, Absorption, Transport, and Metabolism
    6. Energy Balance
    7. Vitamins
    8. Minerals
    9. Water Balance
    10. PART 2: Nutrition throughout the Life Cycle

    11. Nutrition during Pregnancy and Lactation
    12. Nutrition in Infancy, Childhood, and Adolescence
    13. Nutrition for Adults: The Early, Middle, and Later Years
    14. PART 3: Community Nutrition and Health Care

    15. Community Food Supply and Health
    16. Food Habits and Cultural Patterns
    17. Weight Management
    18. Nutrition and Physical Fitness
    19. PART 4: Clinical Nutrition

    20. Nutritional Care
    21. Gastrointestinal and Accessory Organ Problems
    22. Coronary Heart Disease and Hypertension
    23. Diabetes Mellitus
    24. Kidney Disease
    25. Surgery and Nutrition Support
    26. Nutrition Support in Cancer and HIV/AIDS




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