Williams' Essentials of Nutrition and Diet Therapy - Revised Reprint

From basic nutrition principles to the latest nutrition therapies for common diseases, Williams’ Essentials of Nutrition & Diet Therapy, 10th Edition, Revised Reprint offers a solid foundation in the fundamental knowledge and skills you need to provide effective patient care. Authors Eleanor Schlenker and Sara Long address nutrition across the life span and within the community, with an emphasis on health promotion and the effects of culture and religion on nutrition. The revised edition has been updated with current government dietary guidelines, including the new MyPlate recommendations. Other key topics include childhood obesity, metabolic syndrome, diabetes, and food safety. Plus, evidence-based information and real-world case scenarios help you learn how to apply essential nutrition concepts and therapies in clinical practice.

Paperback, 656 Pages

Published: April 2013

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-22274-7


  • Part 1: Introduction to Human Nutrition

    1. Nutrition and Health
    2. Digestion, Absorption, and Metabolism
    3. Carbohydrates
    4. Lipids
    5. Proteins
    6. Vitamins
    7. Minerals
    8. Energy
    9. Part 2: Community Nutrition & The Life Cycle

    10. The Food Environment and Food Safety
    11. Community Nutrition: Promoting Healthy Eating
    12. Nutrition During Pregnancy and Lactation
    13. Nutrition for Normal Growth and Development
    14. Nutrition for Adults: Early, Middle, and Later Years
    15. Nutrition and Physical Fitness
    16. The Complexity of Obesity: Beyond Energy Balance
    17. Part 3: Introduction to Clinical Nutrition

    18. Nutrition Assessment and Nutrition Therapy in Patient Care
    19. Metabolic Stress
    20. Drug-Nutrient Interactions
    21. Nutrition Support: Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition
    22. Gastrointestinal Diseases
    23. Diseases of the Heart, Blood Vessels, and Lungs
    24. Diabetes Mellitus
    25. Renal Disease
    26. Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
    27. Cancer


      A.     Body Mass Index: Obesity Values

        B.     Choose Your Foods: Exchange Lists for Diabetes

          C.     Food Sources of Oxalates

          D.     Calculation Aids and Conversion Tables

            E.      Cultural Dietary Patterns and Religious Dietary Practices

              F.      Federal Food Assistance Programs


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