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Nutrition and Diet Therapy: Self-Instructional Approaches, Fifth Edition

Author(s): Peggy S. Stanfield, MS, RD, CNS, Dietetic Resources
  • ISBN-13: 9780763761370
  • ISBN-10:0763761370
  • Paperback    571 pages      © 2010
Price: $156.95 US List
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Nutrition and Diet Therapy: Self-Instructional Approaches covers the fundamentals of basic nutrition, and then nutrition as therapy, in both adults and children. It is designed to work as a traditional text or a self-instructional text that allows for distance-learning and self-paced instruction. Progress checks throughout each chapter and chapter post-tests help students to evaluate their comprehension of key information.

The Fifth Edition has been completely revised with a new Introduction to Nutrition chapter and updated My Pyramid and corresponding DRIs as well as all figures, tables and references.

Progress checks on activities throughout the text include:

  • Self Study
  • True/False
  • Multiple Choice
  • Fill In
  • Matching
  • Case Study
  • Define
  • Situation

Applicable Courses

Perfect for undergrad courses such as:

  • Nutrition and Diet Therapy
  • Introduction to Nursing and the Health Care System
  • Foundations for Nursing Practice
  • Dietetics
Part  I  Nutrition Basics and Applications
  Chapter  1  Introduction to Nutrition
  Chapter  2  Food Habits
  Chapter  3  Proteins and Health
  Chapter  4  Carbohydrates and Fats: Implications for Health
  Chapter  5  Vitamins and Health
  Chapter  6  Minerals, Water, and Body Processes
  Chapter  7  Meeting Energy Needs
Part  II  Public Health Nutrition
  Chapter  8  Nutritional Assessment
  Chapter  9  Nutrition and the Life Cycle
  Chapter  10  Drugs and Nutrition
  Chapter  11  Dietary Supplements
  Chapter  12  Alternative Medicine
  Chapter  13  Food Ecology
Part  III  Nutrition and Diet Therapy for Adults
  Chapter  14  Overview of Therapeutic Nutrition
  Chapter  15  Diet Therapy for Surgical Conditions
  Chapter  16  Diet Therapy for Cardiovascular Disorders
  Chapter  17  Diet and Disorders of Ingestion, Digestion, and Absorption
  Chapter  18  Diet Therapy for Diabetes Mellitus
  Chapter  19  Diet and Disorders of the Liver, Gallbladder, and Pancreas
  Chapter  20  Diet Therapy for Renal Disorders
  Chapter  21  Nutrition and Diet Therapy for Cancer Patients and Patients with HIV Infection
  Chapter  22  Diet Therapy for Burns, Immobilized Patients, Mental Patients, and Eating Disorders
Part  IV  Diet Therapy and Childhood Diseases
  Chapter  23  Principles of Feeding a Sick Child
  Chapter  24  Diet Therapy and Cystic Fibrosis
  Chapter  25  Diet Therapy and Celiac Disease
  Chapter  26  Diet Therapy and Congenital Heart Disease
  Chapter  27  Diet Therapy and Food Allergy
  Chapter  28  Diet Therapy and Phenylketonuria
  Chapter  29  Diet Therapy for Constipation, Diarrhea, and High-Risk Infants
  Appendix  A  Weights for Adults
  Appendix  B  Menus for a Healthy Diet
  Appendix  C  Drugs and Nutrition
  Appendix  D  CDC Growth Charts
  Appendix  E  Weights and Measures
  Appendix  F  Food Exchange Lists

Peggy S. Stanfield, MS, RD, CNS-Dietetic Resources

Peggy Stanfield, MS, RD, LD, CNS  is a Registered Dietician and Professor Emeritus from College of Southern Idaho, Twin Falls. She is a Certified Nutrition Specialist, a professional member of the Institute of Food Technology (ITF), and has recently completed a second term as president of Text and Academic Authors (TAA), an organization devoted to advancing quality education materials for students and advocating for author's rights. Following her retirement from CSI she taught at the University of Hawaii, Manoa, Honolulu.

While at CSI she helped develop and implement the nutrition component of the nursing curriculum, taught nutrition theory, and supervised nursing students during their clinical experience in teaching diet therapy to selected patients. She transferred from the Nursing Department into the Allied Health division, and while continuing to teach nursing students, also taught students with majors in other health divisions.

Peggy Stanfield is also the author of Introduction to the Health Professions, Essential Medical Terminology and Mastering the New Medical Terminology Through Self-Instructional Modules, all published by Jones and Bartlett Publishers.

The following instructor resources are available to qualified instructors for download

ISBN-13: 9780763761370

Instructor Manual
Slides in PowerPoint Format
Test Bank

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