Understanding Normal and Clinical Nutrition

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Cengage Learning, Aug 25, 2008 - Health & Fitness - 1184 pages
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UNDERSTANDING NORMAL AND CLINICAL NUTRITION, Eighth Edition, provides the most current and comprehensive coverage of both normal nutrition, such as digestion and metabolism, vitamins and minerals, and life cycle nutrition, as well as clinical nutrition related to diseases, such as nutrition and gastrointestinal, liver, and cardiovascular diseases. The text also incorporates a number of learning tools designed to help students both retain the information and apply their knowledge so they are better prepared to work in a clinical setting. Features include case studies, How To boxes with examples of problem-solving in real-world situations, and study questions that further conceptual understanding of the material. Regardless of the students’ course background, the text is organized and written in a clear, easy-to-follow format that will engage and enable them to be actively involved in the field of nutrition.
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About the author (2008)

Sharon Rady Rolfes received her M.S. in nutrition and food science from Florida State University. She is a founding member of Nutrition and Health Associates, an information resource center that maintains an ongoing bibliographic database that tracks research in over 1,000 nutrition-related topics. She also teaches Introductory Nutrition courses at Florida State University. Her publications include UNDERSTANDING NUTRITION; UNDERSTANDING NORMAL AND CLINICAL NUTRITION; and NUTRITION FOR HEALTH AND HEALTH CARE; as well as LIFE SPAN NUTRITION: CONCEPTION THROUGH LIFE; and the NUTRITION INTERACTIVE CD-ROM. In addition to writing, research, and teaching, Rolfes also guest lectures at universities and at professional conferences and serves as a consultant for various educational projects. She maintains her registration as a dietitian and membership with the American Dietetic Association.

Kathryn Pinna received her M.S. and Ph.D. in nutrition from the University of California at Berkeley. She has taught nutrition, food science, and human biology courses in the San Francisco Bay Area for over 25 years and has also worked as an outpatient dietitian, Internet consultant, and freelance writer. Her other publications include the textbooks Understanding Normal and Clinical Nutrition and Nutrition for Health and Health Care. She is a registered dietitian and member of the American Society for Nutrition and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Ellie Whitney, Ph.D. grew up in New York City and received her BA and PhD degrees in English and Biology at Harvard and Washington Universities. She taught at both Florida State University and Florida A&M University, wrote newspaper columns on environmental matters for the TALLAHASSEE DEMOCRAT, and coauthored almost a dozen college textbooks on nutrition, health, and related topics, many of which repeatedly reappear as new editions. She spen three decades exploring outdoor Florida and studying its ecology, and then cowrote PRICELESS FLORIDA: NATURAL ECOSYSTEMS AND NATIVE SPECIES (Pineapple Press, 2004). Now retired, and more concerned about climate change than any other issue, she volunteers full-time for the nonpartisan national nonprofit Citizens Climate Lobby.

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