Publication Year: 2010
Authors/Editor: Sharlin, Judith
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Doody's Star Rating®:Score: 94
Essentials of Life Cycle Nutrition is an introductory undergraduate text book appropriate for use in nutrition, dietetics, family consumer sciences and other related programs.
Essentials of Life Cycle Nutrition covers nutrition requirements through out the life span, with a special emphasis on both pregnancy and End of Life issues. Including over 100 illustrations, photos and tables, the text provides a look into contemporary nutritional issues such as pediatric vegetarianism, childhood obesity, diabetes, eating disorders, chronic disease, pharmacologic considerations, physical activity and weight management, and unique nutrition needs in the older adult. The text also provides a full spectrum of the nutritional guidelines to begin the solid preparation needed for a career in practice.