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Author Peckenpaugh, Nancy J.

Title Nutrition essentials and diet therapy / Nancy J. Peckenpaugh.

Publication Info. Edinburgh : Elsevier Saunders, 2007.


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  613.2 P367N    Check Shelf
Edition Tenth edition.
Description xviii, 680 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm. + 1 CD-ROM ( 4 3/4 in)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The Art of nutrition in a family context -- Carbohydrates, proteins and fats: the energy macronutrients of balanced meals -- The Micronutrients of balanced meals: vitamins, minerals, phytochemicals, and water -- Digestion, absorption, and metabolism in health and disease -- Insulin resistance and the metabolic syndrome -- Obesity and healthy weight management -- Cardiovascular disease -- Diabetes mellitus -- Renal disease -- Cancer: nutrition prevention and treatment -- Maternal and infant nutrition in health and disease -- Growth and development issues in promoting good health -- Nutrition over the adult life span -- Public health issues in national and international nutrition -- The Nutrition care process in the health care setting. Appendices: Websites for nutrition information and educational material -- MyPyramid worksheet -- The Exchange lists for weight management -- Nutritive values of various foods -- Nutritive value of selected ethnic foods -- Fiber content of selected foods -- Body mass index -- Blood pressure tables for children and adolscents -- The DASH eating plan -- Growth charts for boys and girls from birth to 18 years of age -- Food storage guidelines -- Child care meal pattern -- Estimating body frame size -- Metric conversion and equivalents.
System Details Minimum system requirements: Windows 95 and higher (including 98, 2000, NT, ME); 486sc/90 Mhz; 32 MB RAM; 5 MB free hard disk space; 2X or faster CD-ROM drive; 640 x 480 monitor with 256 colors or higher.
Subject Nutritional Physiological Phenomena.
Diet therapy.
Nutritional Physiological Phenomena.
Diet Therapy.
Diabetes Mellitus -- drug therapy.
Kidney Diseases -- drug therapy.
Neoplasms -- drug therapy.
Public Health.
ISBN 1416026118 paperback
Standard No. 9781416026112
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