Principles of Nutritional Assessment

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Oxford University Press, 2005 - Medical - 908 pages
This is a comprehensive text on the methods - dietary, anthropometric, laboratory and clinical - of assessing the nutritional status of populations and of individuals in the hospital or the community. This Second Edition incorporates recent data from national nutritional surveys in the US and Europe; the flood of new information about iron, vitamin A and iodine; the role of folate in preventing neural tube defects; the use of HPLC techniques and enzyme assays; improvements in data handling; and many other developments.
A paperback edition of this book is available to readers living outside of North America and Europe. Interested parties should contact the author at: rsgibson@nutrition.earthlight.co.nz http://nutrition.earthlight.co.nz
 

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Contents

1 INTRODUCTION
1
2 FOOD CONSUMPTION AT THE NATIONAL AND HOUSEHOLD LEVELS
27
3 MEASURING FOOD CONSUMPTION OF INDIVIDUALS
41
4 ASSESSMENT OF NUTRIENT INTAKES FROM FOOD CONSUMPTION DATA
65
5 MEASUREMENT ERRORS IN DIETARY ASSESSMENT
105
6 REPRODUCIBILITY IN DIETARY ASSESSMENT
129
7 VALIDITY IN DIETARY ASSESSMENT METHODS
149
8 EVALUATION OF NUTRIENT INTAKES AND DIETS
197
16 ASSESSMENT OF PROTEIN STATUS
403
17 ASSESSMENT OF IRON STATUS
443
18 ASSESSMENT OF THE STATUS OF VITAMINS A D AND E
477
19 ASSESSMENT OF VITAMIN C STATUS
529
20 ASSESSMENT OF THE STATUS OF THIAMIN RIBOFLAVIN AND NIACIN
545
21 ASSESSMENT OF VITAMIN Bsub6 STATUS
575
22 ASSESSMENT OF FOLATE AND VITAMIN Bsub12 STATUS
595
23 ASSESSMENT OF CALCIUM PHOSPHORUS AND MAGNESIUM STATUS
641

9 ANTHROPOMETRIC ASSESSMENT
233
10 ANTHROPOMETRIC ASSESSMENT OF BODY SIZE
245
11 ANTHROPOMETRIC ASSESSMENT OF BODY COMPOSITION
273
12 ANTHROPOMETRIC REFERENCE DATA
299
13 EVALUATION OF ANTHROPOMETRIC INDICES
335
14 LABORATORY ASSESSMENT OF BODY COMPOSITION
353
15 LABORATORY ASSESSMENT
373
24 ASSESSMENT OF CHROMIUM COPPER AND ZINC STATUS
683
25 ASSESSMENT OF IODINE AND SELENIUM STATUS
749
26 CLINICAL ASSESSMENT
797
27 NUTRITIONAL ASSESSMENT OF HOSPITAL PATIENTS
809
APPENDIX A
827
INDEX
885
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Rosalind S. Gibson is at University of Otago.

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