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Main description:

Learn to:



  • Appreciate the relationship between food and a healthy body

  • Navigate nutrition across the lifecycle

  • Change your diet for maximum health

  • Score your highest in your clinical nutrition course


The complete and easy–to–use guide to clinical nutrition


Whether you re a student of clinical nutrition or a nutrition enthusiast, this book has what you need! Dive right in to discover the chemical and functional components of food, how to assess nutrition, details on nutrition throughout one s lifespan, and more. Open up this comprehensive resource to get started mastering your clinical nutrition course!



  • An apple a day find out how proper nutrition can be a powerful preventative tool and how to improve your diet

  • You are what you eat discover how the foods you eat can increase or decrease your risk of developing the most common illnesses and diseases

  • Observing obesity understand the ramifications of obesity for your health

  • Discussing diabetes get the facts on diabetes, including the dietary changes that can keep the disease at bay

  • Those organs are major uncover how nutrition affects body systems, from the cardiovascular system to the endocrine, pulmonary, and excretory systems

  • Nutrition for life find out how to ensure that you get proper nutrition at each stage of life

  • Modifying health behaviors figure out how to effectively communicate health information to spur others to adopt healthier behaviors


Open the book and find:



  • A primer on general nutrition and worldwide wellness

  • The lowdown on the major organ systems

  • Details on nutrition during pregnancy

  • How to manage nutrition throughout the different stages of life

  • Tips on modifying health behaviors

  • How diet plays into disease prevention

  • Ten careers for students of clinical nutrition


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Learn to:



  • Appreciate the relationship between food and a healthy body

  • Navigate nutrition across the lifecycle

  • Change your diet for maximum health

  • Score your highest in your clinical nutrition course


The complete and easy–to–use guide to clinical nutrition


Whether you re a student of clinical nutrition or a nutrition enthusiast, this book has what you need! Dive right in to discover the chemical and functional components of food, how to assess nutrition, details on nutrition throughout one s lifespan, and more. Open up this comprehensive resource to get started mastering your clinical nutrition course!



  • An apple a day find out how proper nutrition can be a powerful preventative tool and how to improve your diet

  • You are what you eat discover how the foods you eat can increase or decrease your risk of developing the most common illnesses and diseases

  • Observing obesity understand the ramifications of obesity for your health

  • Discussing diabetes get the facts on diabetes, including the dietary changes that can keep the disease at bay

  • Those organs are major uncover how nutrition affects body systems, from the cardiovascular system to the endocrine, pulmonary, and excretory systems

  • Nutrition for life find out how to ensure that you get proper nutrition at each stage of life

  • Modifying health behaviors figure out how to effectively communicate health information to spur others to adopt healthier behaviors


Open the book and find:



  • A primer on general nutrition and worldwide wellness

  • The lowdown on the major organ systems

  • Details on nutrition during pregnancy

  • How to manage nutrition throughout the different stages of life

  • Tips on modifying health behaviors

  • How diet plays into disease prevention

  • Ten careers for students of clinical nutrition


Contents:

Introduction 1

Part I: Getting Started with Clinical Nutrition 5


Chapter 1: Getting Clinical about Nutrition 7


Chapter 2: Nutrition 101 21


Chapter 3: Determining Whether You re Eating Correctly 35


Chapter 4: The Grim Reality of Worldwide Wellness 51


Part II: You Are What You Eat 67


Chapter 5: Observing Obesity 69


Chapter 6: Concerning Yourself and Cancer 89


Chapter 7: Cracking the Cardiovascular Case 109


Chapter 8: Discussing Diabetes 127


Chapter 9: Caring about Kidney Disease 141


Chapter 10: All about Food Safety 153


Part III: Major Organ Systesms and Nutrition 171


Chapter 11: Gaining Insight on the Gastrointestinal System 173


Chapter 12: Caring for the Cardiovascular System 191


Chapter 13: Exploring the Endocrine System 205


Chapter 14: The Ins and Outs of the Excretory System 219


Part IV: Nutrition through the Lifespan 231


Chapter 15: Having a Baby? Pre– and Post–Natal Nutrition 233


Chapter 16: Caring for Kids, from Infancy through the Teen Years 249


Chapter 17: Making Sense of Middle Age 271


Chapter 18: Retiring into the Golden Years 281


Part V: Theoretical Foundations of Health Behavior 299


Chapter 19: Modifying Health Behaviors 301


Chapter 20: Communicating Health Information 321


Part VI: The Part of Tens 335


Chapter 21: Ten of the Greatest Superfoods 337


Chapter 22: Ten Things to Know about Eating Disorders 341


Chapter 23: Ten International Resources You Don t Want to Miss 347


Index 351


PRODUCT DETAILS

ISBN-13: 9781118665763
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Publication date: May, 2014
Pages: 320
Dimensions: 150.00 x 234.00 x 19.90

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MEET THE AUTHOR

Michael J. Rovito, PhD, is Founder/Executive Director of the Men s Health Initiative. Dr. Rovito specializes in male health promotion, chronic disease epidemiological and behavioral research, and community–based wellness interventions. He steadfastly supports the notion that proper diet and exercise are the best and safest ways to achieve optimum wellness.