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Malnutrition caused by deficiencies of vitamins and minerals - also called hidden hunger - impairs both the intellectual and physical development of a child. Due to the absence of clinical symptoms and assessments, no intervention can be staged. The tragedy is that this, in turn, decreases the child’s chance to escape from poverty. This book looks at malnutrition in high-income countries, the nutrition transition and nutritional deficiencies in... more...

Through a combination of simulated medical records and online decision-tree modules, Medical Nutrition Therapy Simulations guides students through clinical experiences that allow them to practice their critical thinking skills. These simulations acclimate students to the routine and rigors of the average clinical rotation in which they're expected to do all of the following: Conduct a complete nutrition assessment of a patient Collect, analyze, and... more...

Optimize your patients’ nutrition!   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.  Effectively counsel healthy patients with... more...

* Offers a new chapter on Nutritional Screening and a student companion website * Cross-referenced across the series to enable the flow of learning and with illustrative case histories * Designed for use on nutrition courses throughout the world * Internationally-respected contributors and editors

In nearly every level of treatment and counseling, care providers must take into account the effects of their patients’ diets. Nutrition in Clinical Practice is written to guide health professionals in providing well-informed, compassionate, and effective dietary and weight-management counseling. This fully updated 3rd edition is edited by a leading authority in nutrition and preventive medicine.... more...


This new edition is designed for health practitioners, clinicians, and dietitians in any critical care setting. It provides comprehensive information on nutritional support and therapy for the critically ill patient. Chapters are divided into eight sections covering metabolic issues, nutrients for critically ill patients, delivery of nutrition therapy, nutrition therapy throughout the life cycle, special interest groups, specific organ... more...

Nutrition and Diet Therapy: Self-Instructional Approaches covers the fundamentals of basic nutrition, and then nutrition as therapy, in both adults and children. It is designed to work as a traditional text or a self-instructional text that allows for distance-learning and self-paced instruction. Progress checks throughout each module and module post-tests help students to evaluate their comprehension of key information. The Fifth Edition has been... more...

Recent large-scale epidemiological studies have confirmed thepre-eminence of the Mediterranean diet for reducing the risk ofprimary and secondary heart disease and cancer. There is alsoincreasingly convincing evidence for its protective value againstdiabetes, dementias and other age-related disorders, and forincreasing overall longevity. The Mediterranean Diet: Health and Science is atimely, authoritative and accessible account of the... more...

In this two-volume text, Nutrition in Pediatrics 5th edition, the editors deliver a comprehensive and accessible approach to pediatric nutrition. The 5th edition continues the expansion of the section on pediatric obesity: epidemiology, pathophysiology, assessment, and treatment. It includes new chapters on celiac disease, food allergies, and iron. This edition provides expanded and updated chapters on international nutrition, including focused... more...

The role of diet in health and disease has been the subject of much general discussion in the media; major reports were recently issued by the US Surgeon General as well as by the National Academy of Sciences. In Canada, the Department of National Health and Welfare has released dietary recommendations designed to reduce the risk of disease and improve Canadian health. Diet, Nutrition, and Health is a timely source of scientific... more...