Williams' Essentials of Nutrition and Diet Therapy - Revised Reprint, 10th Edition

Williams' Essentials of Nutrition and Diet Therapy - Revised Reprint

10th Edition

By Eleanor Schlenker, PhD, RD, Professor and Extension Specialist, Department of Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA and Sara Long Roth, PhD, RD, LD, Professor and Director, Didactic Program in Dietetics, Department of Animal Science, Food, and Nutrition, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Carbondale, IL

Part 1: Introduction to Human Nutrition

  1. Nutrition and Health
  2. Digestion, Absorption, and Metabolism
  3. Carbohydrates
  4. Lipids
  5. Proteins
  6. Vitamins
  7. Minerals
  8. Energy
  9. Part 2: Community Nutrition & The Life Cycle

  10. The Food Environment and Food Safety
  11. Community Nutrition: Promoting Healthy Eating
  12. Nutrition During Pregnancy and Lactation
  13. Nutrition for Normal Growth and Development
  14. Nutrition for Adults: Early, Middle, and Later Years
  15. Nutrition and Physical Fitness
  16. The Complexity of Obesity: Beyond Energy Balance
  17. Part 3: Introduction to Clinical Nutrition

  18. Nutrition Assessment and Nutrition Therapy in Patient Care
  19. Metabolic Stress
  20. Drug-Nutrient Interactions
  21. Nutrition Support: Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition
  22. Gastrointestinal Diseases
  23. Diseases of the Heart, Blood Vessels, and Lungs
  24. Diabetes Mellitus
  25. Renal Disease
  26. Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
  27. Cancer


  A.     Body Mass Index: Obesity Values

  B.     Choose Your Foods: Exchange Lists for Diabetes

  C.     Food Sources of Oxalates

  D.     Calculation Aids and Conversion Tables

  E.      Cultural Dietary Patterns and Religious Dietary Practices

  F.      Federal Food Assistance Programs