Get up to date on clinical nutrition for school, work, or yourown health
From the proper function of the major organs and the role thatproper nutrition plays in their functioning, to a breakdown ofcarbs, proteins, fats, vitamins, and minerals, ClinicalNutrition For Dummies provides you with the easy-to-read guideyou need to immerse yourself in the subject! Written in the funstyle that the For Dummies series has become known for, thebook is perfect for students in the wide variety of fields thatrequire an in-depth understanding of clinical nutrition, or forthose who want to improve their own lives through betternutrition.
Dive right into the book for an exploration of the chemical andfunctional components of food, how to properly assess yournutritional intake, the changing face of nutrition throughout thehuman lifespan, and so much more! This handy resource offers awealth of information, and specifically addresses the growingobesity and diabetes epidemics that promise to make the study ofclinical nutrition more important than ever. Includes a completebreakdown of the relationship between nutrition and chronicdiseases.
* Explores the nutritional requirements at various life stages,from pediatric through geriatric
* Features information on the importance of proper nutritionduring pregnancy
* Shares tips for modifying dietary intake and health behaviortheory, along with properly communicating health information
Clinical Nutrition For Dummies is your complete, funguide to the topic of nutrition--dive in today to get startedon the pathway to mastering this increasingly importantsubject.