Publication Year: 2012
Edition: 2nd Ed.
Authors/Editor: Gandy, Joan; Madden, Angela; Holdsworth, Michelle
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Doody's Star Rating®:Score: 80
A practical quick-reference guide to the vital and valued subject of nutrition in the prevention and treatment of disease and the maintenance of good health.
Concise and bulleted, this handbook takes an integrated approach which facilitates the links between all aspects of nutrition and dietetics. Including nutritional science and based on clinical evidence, it covers everything you will need to be able to carry out your role effectively and confidently.
Sections on obesity and a new chapter on international nutrition are timely and topical. Also included is information on nutrition assessment, popular diets, nutrition in systems-based diseases, rarer conditions, as well as helpful lists of foods rich in or free from certain nutrients, and normal range guides and handy reference values. This handbook makes sure the relevant information is at your fingertips whenever you need it, with links to further reading and online sources.