Nutrition and Dietetics for Health Care

10th Edition

Author:

  • Helen Barker
    • Print ISBN 9780443070211

    Table of Contents

    Preface. Section 1 - The Science of Nutrition. Introduction to nutrition. Carbohydrates. Fats. Proteins. Mineral elements and water. Vitamins. Energy. Non-starch polysaccharides (dietary fibre). An introduction to food science. Section - Community Nurtition. An introduction to public health nutrition. Food-borne diseases and their prevention. Diet-related diseases. Factors which influence food choice. Dietary recommendations for adults. Diet in infancy, childhood and adolescence. Diet and dental disease. Nutrition and older people. Nutrition, culture and ethnicity. Nutrition and mental health. Nutrition for people with learning disabilities. Section 3 - Therapeutic Nutrition and Dietetics. Diet in obesity. Diet and cardiovascular disease. Hospital-related malnutrition and nutritional support. Diet in disorders of the gastrointestinal tract. Diet in disorders of the liver and biliary systems. Diet in disorders of the kidneys. Diet in diabetes mellitus. Diet in some disorders encountered in paediatrics. Diet in HIV infection. Diet in the treatment of multiple sclerosis. Diet and arthritis. Appendices

    Details

    No. of pages:
    352
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2002
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Churchill Livingstone
    Print ISBN:
    9780443070211

    About the author

    Helen Barker

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Associate Head, Department of Physiotherapy and Dietetics, Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, University of Coventry, Coventry, UK