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Title Oxford handbook of nutrition and dietetics / [edited by] Joan Gandy, Angela Madden, Michelle Holdsworth.

Publication Info. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, USA, 2012.


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Reference Material  REF. 615.854 O98O    In-Library Use Only
Edition Second edition.
Description xxi, 818 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm.
Series Oxford handbooks
Oxford medical publications
Oxford medical publications.
Oxford handbooks.
Summary "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"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 800-803) and index.
Contents 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.
Subject Diet therapy -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Nutrition -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Nutritional Physiological Phenomena -- Handbooks.
Nutrition Therapy -- Handbooks.
Added Author Gandy, Joan.
Madden, Angela, 1960-
Holdsworth, Michelle.
Added Title Handbook of nutrition and dietetics
ISBN 9780199585823 paperback
0199585822 paperback
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