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Dietitian’s Pocket Guide to Nutrition

Author(s): Nancie Herbold, EdD, RD, Professor And Chair Nutrition Department, Professor and Chair Nutrition Department Simmons College, Massachusetts
Sari Edelstein, PhD, RDN, Professor, Retired, Nutrition and Dietetics Department, Simmons College
  • ISBN-13: 9780763765385
  • Paperback    485 pages      © 2009
Price: $121.95 US List
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Portable and concise, the Dietitian’s Pocket Guide to Nutrition serves as an easy reference for dietitians and other health care professionals who quickly need to access the recommended nutrition care for various medical conditions and problems.  Serving as a key healthcare, the dietitian will be able to answer patients’ questions concerning their specific nutritional needs and make informed decisions about foods a patient may or may not consume.  The Dietitian’s Pocket Guide to Nutrition allows easy access to essential nutrition information that is critical to patient care.

Features & Benefits

Clinical dietitians from each nutritional specialized area contributed to the topic coverage.

Nutrition information is organized into tables that can be quickly accessed.  Each table contains a column for “DOs” and “DON’Ts”, which correspond to nutritional problems.

A complete index enables the user to find the necessary information in a fast and convenient manner.

Ideal for dietitians and health professionals in long-term care facilities and home care, healthcare settings, and training programs.

Section 1 Maternal, Child, and Adult Normal Nutrition Basic Nutrition Through the Life Span  
Section 2 Adult Nutrition Chronic Nutrition Care Problems  
Section 3 Childhood Nutrition Chronic Nutrition Care Problems  
Section 4 Adult Nutrition Acute Nutrition Care Problems  
Section 5 Childhood Nutrition Acute Nutrition Care Problems  
Section 6 Progressive Diets  
Section 7 Appendices  

Nancie Herbold, EdD, RD-Professor And Chair Nutrition Department, Professor and Chair Nutrition Department Simmons College, Massachusetts

Dr. Herbold is Professor of Nutrition and Chair of the department at Simmons College.  She is also the co-director of the Simmons Center for Hygiene and Health in Home and Community and teaches Advanced Community Nutrition, and the graduate Nutrition Research sequence.

Dr. Herbold is a registered dietitian and has worked in hospitals and as a consultant to home health agencies, corporations and individuals. She is a member of the Massachusetts Nutrition Board, a former president of the Massachusetts Dietetic Association, a two term delegate of the American Dietetic Association, and has completed a fellowship in Adolescent Nutrition at Boston's Children’s Hospital.   Currently, Dr. Herbold is working on a research project examining the hygienic formula feeding practices of parents and child care providers of infants. Dr. Herbold recently completed a study on vitamin/mineral supplements and herbal and botanical use by adolescents. She has published numerous articles in such journals as: Journal of the American Dietetic Association, Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, Nutrition Reviews, Nutrition Research, Current Issues in Pediatrics and co-authored a nutrition text Nutrition in Clinical Care.


Sari Edelstein, PhD, RDN-Professor, Retired, Nutrition and Dietetics Department, Simmons College

Dr. Edelstein is currently retired.  Her previous position was of Associate Professor in the Nutrition and Dietetics Department at Simmons College. She taught both Food Science and Food service classes.  Before coming to Simmons College, Dr. Edelstein has previously been in private practice and has served as a hospital Food Service Director and Chief Dietitian.

She is the author of many research articles, inclusive of topics on ethics, yoga, the glycemic index, and athletic performance as well as the author or editor of books, which include:
The Healthy Young Child, Wadsworth Publishing, 1995;
Nutrition in Public Health, Second Edition, Jones & Bartlett Publishers, 2005;
Nutrition: Rapid References for Nurses, Jones & Bartlett Publishers, 2007;
Managing Food and Nutrition Services for the Hospitality, Culinary and Nutrition Professions, Jones & Bartlett Publishers, 2007;
Life Cycle Nutrition: An Evidence-Based Approach, Jones & Bartlett Publishers, 2008.

Education Background
BS Florida State University
MS Florida International University
PhD University of Florida

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