Clinical Nutrition For Dummies, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1118665813
  • ISBN-13: 9781118665817
  • DDC: 615.854
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade +
  • 505 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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Clinical nutrition is the study of the relationship between food and a healthy body. Students learn how nutrition affects patient health, and how nutrients are digested, absorbed, transported, metabolized, stored, and eliminated by the body. They also study how chronic illnesses can be treated with tailored nutrition plans. Clinical Nutrition For Dummies will appeal to the growing number of students majoring in nutrition, dietetics, nursing, medicine, dentistry, public health studies, and more.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents at a Glance.
Table of Contents.
1: Introduction.
2: Getting Started with Clinical Nutrition.
3: Getting Clinical about Nutrition.
4: Nutrition 101.
5: Determining Whether You're Eating Correctly.
6: The Grim Reality of Worldwide Wellness.
7: You Are What You Eat.
8: Observing Obesity.
9: Concerning Yourself and Cancer.
10: Cracking the Cardiovascular Case.
11: Discussing Diabetes.
12: Caring about Kidney Disease.
13: All about Food Safety.
14: Major Organ Systems and Nutrition.
15: Gaining Insight on the Gastrointestinal System.
16: Caring for the Cardiovascular System.
17: Exploring the Endocrine System.
18: The Ins and Outs of the Excretory System.
19: Nutrition through the Lifespan.
20: Having a Baby? Pre- and Post-Natal Nutrition.
21: Caring for Kids, from Infancy through the Teen Years.
22: Making Sense of Middle Age.
23: Retiring into the Golden Years.
24: Theoretical Foundations of Health Behavior.
25: Modifying Health Behaviors.
26: Communicating Health Information.
27: The Part of Tens.
28: Ten of the Greatest Superfoods.
29: Ten Things to Know about Eating Disorders.
30: Ten International Resources You Don't Want to Miss.
About the Author.
Author's Acknowledgments.