Oxford handbook of nutrition and dietetics / [edited by] Joan Gandy, Angela Madden, Michelle Holdsworth.
Contributor(s): Webster-Gandy, Joan | Madden, Angela | Holdsworth, Michelle | .Material type: BookSeries: Oxford handbooks.Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, USA, 2012Edition: 2nd ed.Description: xxi, 818 p. : ill. ; 18 cm.ISBN: 9780199585823 (pbk.).Other title: Handbook of nutrition and dietetics.Subject(s): Diet therapy | Nutrition | MEDICAL / Nutrition | -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | DDC classification: 615.854 Other classification: MED060000
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Machine generated contents note: -- 1. Introduction to nutrition -- 2. Dietary reference values (DRVs) and food-based dietary guidelines -- 3. Current dietary patterns in the UK -- 4. Nutrition assessment -- 5. Macronutrients and energy balance -- 6. Micronutrients -- 7. Electrolytes and fluid balance -- 8. Food labelling, functional foods, nutrigenetics, and nutrigenomics and food supplements -- 9. Non-nutrient components of food -- 10. Nutrition and catering in institutions -- 11. Popular diets -- 12. Diet before and during pregnancy -- 13. Infants and preschool children -- 14. School-aged children and adolescents -- 15. Older people -- 16. Nutrition in vulnerable population groups -- 17. Nutrition intervention with individuals -- 18. Nutrition intervention with populations -- 19. Sustainable diets -- 20. Global nutrition -- 21. Obesity -- 22. Diabetes -- 23. Cardiovascular disease -- 24. Cancer and leukaemia -- 25. Nutrition support -- 26. Nutrition in gastrointestinal diseases -- 27. Pancreatic disease -- 28. Liver disease -- 29. Renal disease -- 30. Respiratory disease and cystic fibrosis -- 31. Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection -- 32. Nutrition in mental health -- 33. Nutrition in neurological conditions -- 34. Rheumatology, dermatology and bone health -- 35. Pallaitive care -- 36. Inherited metabolic disorders -- 37. Food hypersensitivity -- 38. Drug-nutrient interactions and prescription of nutritional products.
"Fully updated, the Oxford Handbook of Nutrition and Dietetics, second edition is a practical quick-reference guide to the vital and valued subject of nutrition in the prevention and treatment of disease and the maintenance of good health. This handbook will be an invaluable companion for all dieticians, nutritionists, and nurses, as well as doctors and students in a variety of specialities. Concise and bulleted, this handbook takes an integrated approach which facilitates the links between all aspects of nutrition and dietetics. Including nutritional science and based on clinical evidence, it covers everything you will need to be able to carry out your role effectively and confidently. Sections on obesity and a new chapter on international nutrition are timely and topical. Also included is information on nutrition assessment, popular diets, nutrition in systems-based diseases, rarer conditions, as well as helpful lists of foods rich in or free from certain nutrients, and normal range guides and handy reference values. This handbook makes sure the relevant information is at your fingertips whenever you need it, with links to further reading and online sources"--
Includes bibliographical references (p. 800-803) and index.