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Nutrition across the life span /
Mary Kay Mitchell.
2nd ed.
Philadelphia : Saunders, c2003.
xv, 608 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
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Philadelphia : Saunders, c2003.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Table of Contents
Introduction to Nutrition and the Life Spanp. 3
Nutrient Needsp. 4
Dietary Standardsp. 10
National Health Promotion and Disease Preventionp. 15
Nutrition Monitoringp. 17
The Dietary Guidelines for Americans and the Food Guide Pyramidp. 19
Nutrition Labelingp. 24
Nutrition Across the Life Spanp. 30
Text Overviewp. 33
Nutrition Screening and Assessmentp. 43
The Nutrition Care Processp. 43
Overview of Nutrition Screening and Assessmentp. 44
Anthropometryp. 49
Laboratory Measurementsp. 56
Clinical Assessmentp. 62
Dietary Intakep. 63
Nutrition Assessment Across the Life Spanp. 69
Promoting Dietary Changep. 79
Factors that Facilitate Changes in Client Behaviorp. 80
Public Health, Health Promotion, and Dietary Changesp. 86
Interventions to Modify Dietary Behavior Related to Cancer Risk: Examples from the Fieldp. 93
Pregnancyp. 101
The Female Reproductive Cyclep. 102
Nutrition and Reproductionp. 106
Effect of Nutrition on Reproductionp. 106
Pregnancyp. 108
Energy and Nutrient Requirementsp. 115
Assessment of Nutrition Statusp. 126
A Diet Plan for Pregnancyp. 127
Diet-Related Concerns during Pregnancyp. 128
Postpartum: Replenishing Nutrient Storesp. 133
High-Risk Pregnancyp. 145
Maternal Agep. 146
Socioeconomic Statusp. 150
Maternal Body Weightp. 151
Multiple Birthsp. 152
Health Conditions of the Motherp. 153
Substance Use and Abuse during Pregnancyp. 160
Lactation and Breast-Feedingp. 177
Advantages of Breast-Feedingp. 177
Breast-Feeding Ratesp. 180
Physiology of Lactationp. 180
Energy and Nutrient Needs of Lactating Womenp. 183
Dietary Recommendations for Lactating Womenp. 191
Maternal Behaviorsp. 192
Breast-Feeding Basicsp. 193
Contraindications to Breast-Feedingp. 199
Weaningp. 200
Promoting Breast-Feedingp. 200
Growth and Development
Nutrition during Infancyp. 209
Growth and Developmentp. 209
Assessment of Nutrition Statusp. 219
Energy and Nutrient Needsp. 222
Feeding Infantsp. 229
Nutrition-Related Concerns during Infancyp. 240
The High-Risk Infantp. 253
Introductionp. 253
Nutrition Risk Factorsp. 254
Assessment of Nutrition Statusp. 256
Nutrient Needs of High-Risk Infantsp. 259
Feeding the High-Risk Infantp. 261
Growth and Developmental Outcomep. 264
Medical/Surgical Conditions Complicating the Nutritional Management of High-Risk Infantsp. 265
Special Concernsp. 266
Nutrition during Growth: Preschool through Preadolescencep. 271
Growthp. 273
Developmentp. 276
Assessment of Nutrition Statusp. 278
Nutrient Needs of Childrenp. 284
Nutrition and Oral Healthp. 293
Factors Influencing Food Intakep. 294
Recommendations for Food Intakep. 296
Undernutritionp. 302
Childhood Obesity and Cardiovascular Diseasep. 303
Promoting Optimal Nutrition for Childrenp. 306
Nutrition for Children with Special Needsp. 315
Introduction/Definitionsp. 315
Etiologiesp. 316
Legislation, Programs, and Servicesp. 317
Examples of Selected Disorders with Nutrition Concernsp. 319
Nutrition Needs, Concerns, and Risk Factorsp. 325
Nutrition Screening, Assessment, Intervention, and Monitoringp. 330
Nutrition During Adolescencep. 341
Growth and Developmentp. 342
Assessment of Nutrition Statusp. 348
Energy and Nutrient Needsp. 352
Factors That Influence Food Habitsp. 356
Nutrition-Related Concerns of Adolescencep. 365
Promoting Positive Food Habitsp. 369
The Adult Years
Adulthoodp. 385
Physiologic Changesp. 386
Psychosocial Developmentp. 392
Nutrition Assessmentp. 393
Energy and Nutrient Needsp. 396
Chronic Health Concerns of Adultsp. 402
Cancerp. 412
Promoting Health and Well-Beingp. 417
Aging and Older Adultsp. 429
Agingp. 430
Physiologic Changes of Agingp. 432
Physical, Economic, Psychosocial, and Health Factors Associated with Agingp. 438
Energy and Nutrient Needsp. 443
Dietary Intakes and Physical Activity Patterns of Older Adultsp. 447
Assessment of Nutrition Statusp. 449
Promoting Nutrition for Older Adultsp. 454
Chronic Health Concernsp. 454
Special Concerns Across the Life Span
Eating Dilemmas: Dietary Restraint, Bingeing, Purging, Excessive Consumption, and Excessive Exercisep. 473
Anorexia Nervosap. 475
Bulimia Nervosap. 482
Binge Eating Disorderp. 486
Overweight Status and Obesityp. 489
Excess Weight Across the Life Spanp. 502
Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Performancep. 513
Physical Fitnessp. 514
The Components of Muscles and How Physical Activity Affects Themp. 518
Nutrients That Fuel Physical Activityp. 525
Adaptations In Nutrient Use during Physical Activityp. 528
Micronutrients, Water, and Physical Activityp. 530
Practical Suggestions for Diets of Active Individualsp. 536
Brief Practical Suggestions for the Individuals Highlighted in This Chapterp. 540
Nutrition Concerns for Active People Across the Life Spanp. 541
Estimated Sodium, Chloride, and Potassium Minimum Requirements of Healthy Personsp. 551
Reference Data for Anthropometric Measurementsp. 552
Example of Food Frequency Questionnairep. 559
Nutrient Content of Breast Milk and Selected Commercial Infant Formulasp. 563
Growth Charts: United States, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)p. 565
Equations for Estimating Stature from Knee Height for Various Groupsp. 581
Reference Data for Anthropometric Measurements for Men and Women 50 Years of Age and Olderp. 582
Cultural Dietary Patternsp. 586
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