From basic nutrition principles to the latest nutrition therapies for common diseases, Williams' Essentials of Nutrition & Diet Therapy, 11th Edition offers a solid foundation in the fundamental knowledge and skills you need to provide effective patient care. Authors Eleanor Schlenker and Joyce Gilbert address nutrition across the lifespan and within the community, with an emphasis on health promotion and the effects of culture and religion on nutrition. Evidence-based information, real-world case scenarios, colorful illustrations, boxes, and tables help you learn how to apply essential nutrition concepts and therapies in clinical practice.
PART 1: INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN NUTRITION 1. Nutrition and Health 2. Digestion, Absorption, and Metabolism 3. Carbohydrates 4. Lipids 5. Proteins 6. Vitamins 7. Minerals 8. Energy Balance
PART 2: COMMUNITY NUTRITION & THE LIFE CYCLE 9. The Food Environment and Food Habits 10. Family Nutrition Counseling: Food Needs and Costs 11. Nutrition During Pregnancy and Lactation 12. Nutrition for Normal Growth and Development 13. Nutrition for Adults: Early, Middle, and Later Years 14. Nutrition and Physical Fitness 15. The Complexity of Obesity: Beyond Energy Balance
PART 3: INTRODUCTION TO CLINICAL NUTRITION 16. Nutrition Assessment and Nutrition Therapy in Patient Care 17. Metabolic Stress 18. Drug-Nutrient Interactions 19. Nutrition Support: Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition 20. Gastrointestinal Diseases 21. Diseases of the Heart, Blood Vessels, and Lungs 22. Diabetes Mellitus 23. Renal Disease 24. Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) 25. Cancer
Appendixes A. Body Mass Index: Obesity Values B. Choose Your Foods: Exchange Lists for Diabetes C. Food Sources of Oxalates D. Calculation Aids and Conversion Tables E. Cultural Dietary Patterns and Religious Dietary Practices F. Federal Food Assistance Programs G. Caffeine Content in Foods H. Soluble, Insoluble, and Total Fiber Content in Selected Plant Foods I. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Growth Charts J. Mena, Standard Deviations, and Percentiles of Triceps Skinfold Thickness (mm) by Age for Males and Females of 1 to 50 Years K. Normal Constituents of Blood and Urine in Adults L. Acid and Alkaline Ash Food Groups M. Tyramine-Restricted Diet Index