Understanding Normal and Clinical Nutrition

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Cengage Learning, 25.08.2008 г. - 1184 страници
UNDERSTANDING NORMAL AND CLINICAL NUTRITION, Eighth Edition, provides the most current and comprehensive coverage of both normal nutrition, such as digestion and metabolism, vitamins and minerals, and life cycle nutrition, as well as clinical nutrition related to diseases, such as nutrition and gastrointestinal, liver, and cardiovascular diseases. The text also incorporates a number of learning tools designed to help students both retain the information and apply their knowledge so they are better prepared to work in a clinical setting. Features include case studies, How To boxes with examples of problem-solving in real-world situations, and study questions that further conceptual understanding of the material. Regardless of the students’ course background, the text is organized and written in a clear, easy-to-follow format that will engage and enable them to be actively involved in the field of nutrition.
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Kathryn Pinna, Ph.D., R.D., received her M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in nutrition from the University of California at Berkeley. She taught nutrition, food science, and human biology courses in the San Francisco Bay Area for over 25 years and also worked as an outpatient dietitian, Internet consultant, and freelance writer. Her other publications include the textbooks Understanding Normal and Clinical Nutrition and Nutrition for Health and Health Care. She is a registered dietitian and a member of the American Society for Nutrition and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.