Williams' Basic Nutrition & Diet Therapy - 14th Edition - ISBN: 9780323083478, 9780323083485

Williams' Basic Nutrition & Diet Therapy

14th Edition

Authors: Staci Nix McIntosh
eBook ISBN: 9780323083485
eBook ISBN: 9780323266925
Imprint: Mosby
Published Date: 1st September 2012
Page Count: 560

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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.

Key Features

  • UNIQUE! Content threads share features with other LPN/LVN titles from Elsevier for a consistent learning experience.
  • Case studies in clinical care chapters focus on related patient care problems.
  • Critical thinking questions challenge you to analyze, apply, and combine concepts.
  • Cultural Considerations boxes discuss how a patient's culture can affect nutritional concepts in practice.
  • Clinical Applications and For Further Focus boxes highlight hot topics and analyze concepts and trends in depth.
  • Chapter Challenges use true/false, multiple-choice, and matching questions to test your understanding of chapter content.
  • Key concepts, key terms, and chapter summaries help you study more effectively and master essential content.
  • Diet therapy guidelines include recommendations, restrictions, and sample diets for a number of major clinical conditions.
  • Further Readings and Resources in each chapter provide focused and up-to-date print, multimedia, and online resources to supplement learning.
  • Useful appendixes include information on cholesterol content, fiber content, cultural and religious dietary patterns, and more.

Table of Contents

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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About the Author

Staci Nix McIntosh

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor, Division of Nutrition, College of Health, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT