Manual of Nutritional Therapeutics, 6th Edition

  • David H. Alpers
  • Dennis M. Bier
  • Beth E. Taylor
  • Published By: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • ISBN-10: 1496310004
  • ISBN-13: 9781496310002
  • DDC: 615.8
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 732 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released March 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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Coauthored by three physicians and a dietitian, this quick-reference manual provides practical, state-of-the-art, evidence-based nutrition recommendations for healthy adults, hospitalized patients, and people with a full range of health conditions. It's an ideal source to help you meet the nutrition needs of every patient.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
General Concepts in Nutrition.
1: Recommendations for Healthy Young Adults.
2: Recommendations for Healthy Elderly Adults.
3: Pregnancy and Lactation.
4: Approach to Nutrient Deficiency.
Individual Nutrient Components.
5: Protein and Calories: Requirements, Intake, and Assessment.
6: Vitamins.
7: Minerals.
8: Dietary Supplements.
Therapeutic Nutrition.
9: Nutritional Support Decision Making.
10: Enteral Nutritional Therapy.
11: Parenteral Nutritional Therapy.
12: Use of Diets and Dietary Components in Clinical Practice.
Nutritional Management of Specific Diseases.
13: Dietary Management of Diabetes, Renal Disease, and Hyperlipidemia.
14: Obesity.
15: Nutritional Considerations in Chronic Diseases.
Appendix A: Facts and Formulas Commonly Used in Nutritional Therapeutics.
Appendix B: Food Labeling.