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Learn about the fundamentals of nutrition and how they relate to clinical applications in UNDERSTANDING NORMAL AND CLINICAL NUTRITION, Tenth Edition. This text starts with coverage of normal nutrition, including digestion and metabolism, vitamins and minerals, and life cycle nutrition, and then focuses on clinical nutrition related to diseases such as gastrointestinal, liver, and kidney diseases. You will receive practical information and valuable resources to help you apply nutrition knowledge and skills to your daily life and the clinical setting. Use the many features, such as case studies, How To explanations, and study cards, to understand and apply the material. Regardless of your background, the approachable narrative, careful explanations, and authors’ enthusiasm will inspire you to become active in the field of nutrition. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
This updated 12th Edition of UNDERSTANDING NORMAL AND CLINICAL NUTRITION presents the fundamentals of nutrition and nutrition therapy along with their practical applications to daily life and clinical settings. Starting with normal nutrition, the authors introduce nutrients and their physiological impacts, as well as nutritional guidelines for good health and disease prevention. Coverage of clinical nutrition includes the latest information on pathophysiology and dietary changes for treating a variety of medical conditions, from obesity and pregnancy to cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, and HIV. Known for a consistent and student-friendly narrative, the book includes systematic “How To” discussions, clinical case studies, review questions, and in-depth “Highlight” sections to help students master key topics, Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.