Williams' Basic Nutrition & Diet Therapy - Pageburst E-Book on VitalSource (Retail Access Card), 14th Edition

Williams' Basic Nutrition & Diet Therapy - Pageburst E-Book on VitalSource (Retail Access Card)

14th Edition

By Staci Nix, MS, RD, CD, Assistant Professor, Division of Nutrition, College of Health, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

Part 1 Introduction to Basic Principles of Nutrition Science

1. Food, Nutrition, and Health

2. Carbohydrates

3. Fats

4. Proteins

5. Digestion, Absorption, and Metabolism

6. Energy Balance

7. Vitamins

8. Minerals

9. Water Balance

Part 2 Nutrition Throughout the Life Cycle

10. Nutrition during Pregnancy and Lactation

11. Nutrition in Infancy, Childhood, and Adolescence

12. Nutrition for Adults: the Early, Middle, and Later Years

Part 3 Community Nutrition and Health Care

13. Community Food Supply and Health

14. Food Habits and Cultural Patterns

15. Weight Management

16. Nutrition and Physical Fitness

Part 4 Clinical Nutrition

17. Nutrition Care

18. Gastrointestinal and Accessory Organ Problems

19. Coronary Heart Disease and Hypertension

20. Diabetes Mellitus

21. Renal Disease

22. Surgery and Nutritional Support

23. Nutrition Support in Cancer and AIDS


A. Cholesterol Content of Food

B. Dietary Fiber in Selected Plant Foods

C. Sodium and Potassium Content of Foods, 100 g, Edible Portion

D. Salt-Free Seasoning Guide

E. Choose Your Foods: Exchange Lists for Diabetes

F. Eating Well with Canada?s Food Guide

G. Calculation Aids and Conversion Tables

H. Cultural Dietary Patterns and Religious Dietary Practices

Answers to Chapter Challenge Questions