Nutrition Through the Life Cycle

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Cengage Learning, Jun 28, 2013 - Medical - 624 pages
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As one of the most respected nutrition life cycle texts in the higher education market, NUTRITION THROUGH THE LIFE CYCLE, Fifth Edition uses current research to explain the nutritional foundations necessary for the growth, development, and normal functioning of individuals in each stage of the life span. Filled with resources to guide your study, the Fifth Edition brings clarity to key concepts as well as addresses new research on the roles played by healthful diets, nutrients, gene variants, and nutrient-gene interactions. This text is written by an expert author team, this text benefits from a broad range of normal and clinical nutrition expertise from registered dietitians and researchers, meant to help you understand all the major concepts. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac.
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Contents

Nutrition Basics
1
Preconception Nutrition
50
Preconception Nutrition Conditions and Interventions
70
Nutrition During Pregnancy
87
Nutrition During Pregnancy Conditions and Interventions
138
Nutrition During Lactation
164
Nutrition During Lactation Conditions and Interventions
197
Infant Nutrition
226
Adolescent Nutrition Conditions and Interventions
386
Adult Nutrition
407
Adult Nutrition Conditions and Interventions
428
Nutrition and Older Adults
454
Nutrition and Older Adults Conditions and Interventions
486
Answers to Review Questions
519
Summary of Research of Effects of Exercise Activities on Health of Older Adults
527
Measurement Abbreviations and Equivalents
529

Infant Nutrition Conditions and Interventions
252
Toddler and Preschooler Nutrition
272
Toddler and Preschooler Nutrition Conditions and Interventions
302
Child and Preadolescent Nutrition
318
Child and Preadolescent Nutrition Conditions and Interventions
343
Adolescent Nutrition
361
Body Mass Index BMI
531
References
1
Glossary
47
Index
57
IBC
69
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