Higher Education

Nutrition for Health and Health Care, 4th Edition

  • Ellie Whitney
  • Linda Kelly DeBruyne
  • Kathryn Pinna
  • Sharon Rady Rolfes
  • ISBN-10: 0538733578  |  ISBN-13: 9780538733571
  • 880 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2007, 2001, 2001
  • © 2011 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $215.25
  • Newer Edition Available
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About

Overview

Current, practical information in a real-world context for future nurses and health care professionals. NUTRITION FOR HEALTH AND HEALTH CARE is a trusted text that demonstrates the important role of nutrition to future nurses and health care professionals in their future careers. The text begins by covering basic nutrition concepts and followed by clinical topics organized by organ systems, linking nutrition to different disease states, such as diabetes, renal disease, and liver disorders. Each chapter includes practical information, current research, and clinical practice guidelines for addressing nutrition concerns and incorporating nutrition into care plans. Use all of the valuable resources that accompany NUTRITION FOR HEALTH AND HEALTH CARE to prepare and manage your course.

Features and Benefits

  • "Review Notes" provide concise bulleted reviews of content in the main sections within each chapter.
  • "Case Study" boxes in the clinical chapters encourage students to explore how the information presented in the chapter can be applied to real-world situations.
  • NCLEX review questions appear in end-of-chatper material to help students better prepare for the national nursing exam.
  • The "Nursing Diagnosis" marginal features can help nursing students correlate nutrition care with nursing care.
  • "Nutrition Assessment Checklist" boxes highlight the assessment parameters particularly relevant to specific stages of the life cycle or groups of disorders.
  • "Clinical Application" sections encourage readers to practice mathematical calculations, synthesize information from previous chapters, or understand how dietary modifications affect patients.
  • "How To" boxes in various chapters illustrate the application of calculations presented in the chapter.
  • "Diet-Drug Interaction" boxes identify important nutrient-drug and food-drug interactions.

Table of Contents

1. OVERVIEW OF NUTRITION AND HEALTH.
Nutrition in Practice: Finding the Truth about Nutrition.
2. DIGESTION AND ABSORPTION.
Nutrition in Practice: Food Safety.
3. CARBOHYDRATES.
Nutrition in Practice: The Glycemic Index in Nutrition Practice.
4. LIPIDS.
Nutrition in Practice: Figuring Out Fats.
5. PROTEIN.
Nutrition in Practice: Vegetarian Diets.
6. ENERGY BALANCE AND BODY COMPOSITION.
Nutrition in Practice: Fad Diets.
7. WEIGHT MANAGEMENT: OVERWEIGHT AND UNDERWEIGHT.
Nutrition in Practice: Eating Disorders.
8. THE VITAMINS.
Nutrition in Practice: Phytochemicals and Functional Foods.
9. WATER AND THE MINERALS.
Nutrition in Practice: Vitamin and Mineral Supplements.
10. NUTRITION THROUGH THE LIFE SPAN: PREGNANCY AND INFANCY.
Nutrition in Practice: Encouraging Successful Breastfeeding.
11. NUTRITION THROUGH THE LIFE SPAN: CHILDHOOD AND ADOLESCENCE.
Nutrition in Practice: Childhood Obesity and the Early Development of Chronic Diseases.
12. NUTRITION THROUGH THE LIFE SPAN: LATER ADULTHOOD.
Nutrition in Practice: Hunger and Community Nutrition.
13. NUTRITION CARE AND ASSESSMENT.
Nutrition in Practice: Nutritional Genomics.
14. NUTRITION INTERVENTION AND DIET-DRUG INTERACTIONS.
Nutrition in Practice: Complementary and Alternative Therapies.
15. ENTERAL AND PARENTERAL NUTRITION SUPPORT.
Nutrition in Practice: Inborn Errors of Metabolism.
16. NUTRITION IN METABOLIC AND RESPIRATORY STRESS.
Nutrition in Practice: Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome.
17. NUTRITION AND UPPER GASTROINTESTINAL DISORDERS.
Nutrition in Practice: Nutrition and Oral Health.
18. NUTRITION AND LOWER GASTROINTESTINAL DISORDERS.
Nutrition in Practice: Probiotics and Intestinal Health.
19. NUTRITION AND LIVER DISEASES.
Nutrition in Practice: Alcohol in Health and Disease.
20. NUTRITION AND DIABETES MELLITUS.
Nutrition in Practice: Metabolic Syndrome.
21. NUTRITION AND DISORDERS OF THE HEART AND BLOOD VESSELS.
Nutrition in Practice: Helping People with Feeding Disabilities.
22. NUTRITION AND RENAL DISEASES.
Nutrition in Practice: Dialysis.
23. NUTRITION, CANCER, AND HIV INFECTION.
Nutrition in Practice: Ethical Issues in Nutrition Care.

What's New

  • New Updated "Nutrition in Practice" features at the end of every chapter focus on popular trends in the field related to the chapter material. New topics include food safety (Chapter 2), expanded coverage on childhood obesity (Chapter 11), and probiotics (Chapter 18).
  • New Thoroughly updated with the latest nutrition research and clinical practice guidelines, including information on physical activity recommendations, obesity/bariatrics, nutrition therapy for liver disease, and much more.
  • New examples of nursing diagnoses, new sample menus, and updated therapeutic diet tables connect nutrition concepts to practical patient care.
  • New Cengage Learning's Nutrition CourseMate brings course concepts to life with interactive learning, study, and exam preparation tools that support the printed textbook. Watch student comprehension soar as your class works with the printed textbook and the textbook-specific website. Nutrition CourseMate goes beyond the book to deliver what you need! Learn more at cengage.com/coursemate

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Bundle: Nutrition for Health and Health Care, 4th + Diet Analysis Plus 2-Semester Printed Access Card

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Bundle: Text + Dietary Guidelines RePromote

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  • Nutrition for Health and Health Care
    List Price = $286.95  | CengageBrain Price = $286.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $215.25
  • Global Nutrition Watch, 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card
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  • Nutrition for Health and Health Care
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  • Global Nutrition Watch, 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card
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  • Diet Analysis Plus, 2 term (12 months) Instant Access
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Instructor Supplements

Nutrition CourseMate with eBook Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 1111478023 | ISBN-13: 9781111478025)

Cengage Learning's CourseMate brings course concepts to life with interactive learning, study, and exam preparation tools that support the printed textbook. Maximize your course success with the integrated eBook and chapter-specific learning tools that include flashcards, quizzes, videos, and more in your CourseMate. Key Features: Interactive eBook, Engagement Tracker, Learning Objectives, Tutorial Quizzes, Glossary and Flashcards, and Web Links and References.

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CourseMate with Diet Analysis Plus, Global Nutrition Watch Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1285095812 | ISBN-13: 9781285095813)

Cengage Learning's CourseMate brings course concepts to life with interactive learning, study, and exam preparation tools that support the printed textbook. Maximize your course success with the integrated eBook and chapter-specific learning tools that include flashcards, quizzes, videos, and more in your CourseMate. Key Features: Interactive eBook, Engagement Tracker, Learning Objectives, Tutorial Quizzes, Glossary and Flashcards, and Web Links and References.

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Global Nutrition Watch Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 1111473676 | ISBN-13: 9781111473679)

Bring currency to your classroom with GLOBAL NUTRITION WATCH from Cengage Learning! This student-friendly website provides convenient access to thousands of trusted sources, including academic journals, newspapers, videos, and podcasts, for students to use for research projects or classroom discussion. GLOBAL NUTRITION WATCH is updated daily to offer the most current news about topics related to Nutrition. Bundle this valuable resource at no additional charge with any Cengage Learning title or have your students purchase the resource center as a standalone item.

List Price = $32.00  | CengageBrain Price = $32.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $32.00

Nutrition Applications Workbook  (ISBN-10: 0495388181 | ISBN-13: 9780495388180)

This two-part workbook begins with case studies, including both brief cases with questions and a more complex diet project module with diet histories for a whole family. The second part contains personal diet analysis projects and activities offering students opportunities to apply their critical thinking skills and complete self-contained exercises.

List Price = $42.95  | CengageBrain Price = $42.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $32.50

Clinical Nutrition Case Studies  (ISBN-10: 0534516122 | ISBN-13: 9780534516123)

Includes over 40 clinical cases, introducing students to the the broad range of clinical situations faced as a diet therapist, from alcoholic cirrhosis and insulin- and noninsulin-dependant diabetes to vegetarianism, body building, atherosclerosis, and much more. Each case includes a detailed description of patients' histories and nutritional problems, followed by a list of questions that invite students to apply their classroom and clinical lessons to the situations presented.

List Price = $93.95  | CengageBrain Price = $93.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $71.00

Dietary Guidelines Supplement  (ISBN-10: 1111578699 | ISBN-13: 9781111578695)

In order to provide the most current information, this laminated supplement includes the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2010, updates to Healthy People 2020, and updates to the DRIs for calcium, vitamin D, and sodium.

List Price = $19.95  | CengageBrain Price = $19.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $15.25

Diet Analysis Plus, 2 terms (12 months) Printed Access Card  (ISBN-10: 0538495081 | ISBN-13: 9780538495080)

Take control. Reach your goals. Experience Diet Analysis Plus. Diet Analysis Plus allows students to track their diet and physical activity, and analyze the nutritional value of the food they eat so they can adjust their diets to reach personal health goals--all while gaining a better understanding of how nutrition relates to, and impacts, their lives. Diet Analysis Plus includes a 20,000+ food database; customizable reports; new assignable labs; custom food and recipe features; the latest Dietary Reference Intakes; and goals and actual percentages of essential nutrients, vitamins, and minerals. Updated for Fall 2010, new features include enhanced search functionality with filter option, easy-to-use instructor page, and resources tab with helpful information. Use the Diet Analysis Plus activities in all our Introductory Nutrition textbooks to show students how the concepts they learn in the text relate to their personal health goals.

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Student Supplements

Nutrition CourseMate with eBook Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 1111478023 | ISBN-13: 9781111478025)

Cengage Learning's Nutrition CourseMate brings course concepts to life with interactive learning, study, and exam preparation tools that support the printed textbook. Access an integrated eBook, learning tools including flashcards, quizzes, and more, all designed specifically to work with NUTRITIONAL FOR HEALTH AND HEALTH CARE, 4th Edition.

List Price = $113.00  | CengageBrain Price = $113.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $113.00

CourseMate with Diet Analysis Plus, Global Nutrition Watch Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1285095812 | ISBN-13: 9781285095813)

Cengage Learning's CourseMate brings course concepts to life with interactive learning, study, and exam preparation tools that support the printed textbook. Access an integrated eBook, learning tools including flashcards, quizzes, and more, all designed specifically to work with NUTRITION FOR HEALTH AND HEALTH CARE, 4th Edition.

List Price = $113.00  | CengageBrain Price = $113.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $113.00

Global Nutrition Watch Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 1111473676 | ISBN-13: 9781111473679)

Bring currency to the classroom with GLOBAL NUTRITION WATCH from Cengage Learning! This user-friendly website provides convenient access to thousands of trusted sources, including academic journals, newspapers, videos, and podcasts, for you to use for research projects or classroom discussion. GLOBAL NUTRITION WATCH is updated daily to offer the most current news about topics related to Nutrition.

List Price = $32.00  | CengageBrain Price = $32.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $32.00

Nutrition Applications Workbook  (ISBN-10: 0495388181 | ISBN-13: 9780495388180)

This two-part workbook begins with case studies, including both brief cases with questions and a more complex diet project module with diet histories for a whole family. The second part contains personal diet analysis projects and activities offering opportunities to apply critical thinking skills and complete self-contained exercises.

List Price = $42.95  | CengageBrain Price = $42.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $32.50

Clinical Nutrition Case Studies  (ISBN-10: 0534516122 | ISBN-13: 9780534516123)

CLINICAL NUTRITION CASE STUDIES includes over 40 clinical cases, introducing students to the the broad range of clinical situations faced as a diet therapist, from alcoholic cirrhosis and insulin- and noninsulin-dependant diabetes to vegetarianism, body building, atherosclerosis, and much more. Each case includes a detailed description of patients' histories and nutritional problems, followed by a list of questions that invite students to apply their classroom and clinical lessons to the situations presented.

List Price = $93.95  | CengageBrain Price = $93.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $71.00

Dietary Guidelines Supplement  (ISBN-10: 1111578699 | ISBN-13: 9781111578695)

In order to provide the most current information, this laminated supplement includes the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2010, updates to Healthy People 2020, and updates to the DRIs for calcium, vitamin D, and sodium.

List Price = $19.95  | CengageBrain Price = $19.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $15.25

Diet Analysis Plus, 2 terms (12 months) Printed Access Card  (ISBN-10: 0538495081 | ISBN-13: 9780538495080)

The top-rated diet-analysis software and a must-have for success in your health course, DIET ANALYSIS PLUS enables you to track your diet and physical activity, and analyze the nutritional value of the food you eat! Diet Analysis Plus includes a 20,000+ food database, custom food and recipe features, the latest Dietary References, as well as your goal and actual percentages of essential nutrients, vitamins, and minerals. New features include enhanced search functionality with filter option, and resources tab with helpful information. You can create your own personal profile based on height, weight, age, sex, and activity level-AND use this information to adjust your diet and gain a better understanding of how nutrition relates to your personal health goals. The dynamic interface makes it easy for you to track the types and serving sizes of the foods consumed from one day to 365 days. DIET ANALYSIS PLUS can help you gain a better understanding of how nutrition relates to, and impacts, your life.

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Meet the Author

Author Bio

Ellie Whitney

Ellie Whitney taught biology at both Florida State University and Florida A&M University. An avid writer, she published numerous articles on environmental matters, and coauthored almost a dozen college textbooks on nutrition, health, and related topics. Now retired, Dr. Whitney focuses her efforts on climate change, volunteering full-time for the nonpartisan Citizens Climate Lobby. She earned her BA in English at Harvard and her PhD in Biology at Washington University.

Linda Kelly DeBruyne

Linda Kelly DeBruyne, MS, RD received her BS in 1980 and her MS in 1982 in nutrition and food science at Florida State University. She is a founding member of Nutrition and Health Associates, an information resource center in Tallahassee, Florida, where her specialty areas are life cycle nutrition and fitness. Her other publications include the textbooks NUTRITION FOR HEALTH AND HEALTH CARE, HEALTH: MAKING LIFE CHOICES, and the multimedia CD-ROM NUTRITION INTERACTIVE. She is a registered dietititan and maintains a professional membership in the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Kathryn Pinna

Kathryn Pinna has taught nutrition, food science, and human biology courses in the San Francisco Bay Area for more than 25 years. Formerly an outpatient Registered Dietitian, Dr. Pinna is a member of both the American Society for Nutrition and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Her experience also includes work as an Internet consultant and freelance writer, which led to textbook publications such as Nutrition and Diet Therapy, and Nutrition for Health and Health Care. Dr. Pinna earned her MS and PhD in Nutrition from the University of California, Berkeley.

Sharon Rady Rolfes

Sharon Rady Rolfes is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and founding member of Nutrition and Health Associates, an information resource center that manages a research database of more than 1,000 nutrition-related topics. Previously, Ms. Rolfes taught at Florida State University and coauthored several other college textbooks, including Understanding Nutrition. In addition to writing, Ms. Rolfes consults on educational projects, and volunteers on the board of Working Well, a community initiative dedicated to creating a healthy workforce. A member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, she received her MS in Nutrition and Food Science from Florida State University.