Home > Books > Nutrition : Maintaining and Improving Health
Nutrition : Maintaining and Improving Health
View PDF

Nutrition : Maintaining and Improving Health

Publication Year: 2012
Edition: 4
Authors/Editor: Webb, Geoffrey
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 978-1-444-14246-4
  • Description
  • Details

Essential reading for all nutrition and dietetics students, including those studying nutrition modules as part of food science, catering or health care courses

The fourth edition continues to offer wide-ranging coverage of all aspects of nutrition, including: nutritional assessment; epidemiological and experimental methods used in nutrition research; social aspects of nutrition; the science of food as a source of energy and essential nutritients; variation in nutritional needs and priorities at different stages of the life-cycle; hospital malnutrition; and the use of dietary supplements and functional foods.

Completely updated, this accessible textbook offers a comprehensive guide to the roles of diet in causing, preventing and even treating chronic disease and maintaining good health. The importance of improving health is a guiding principle throughout the book and is underpinned by health promotion theory.

  • Platform:
    Ovid
  • Publisher: CRC Press
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Webb, Geoffrey
  • ISBN: 978-1-444-14246-4
  • Specialty:
    Nutrition & Dietetics
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 4
  • Pages: 608
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Year: 2012

Free Instant Access
This Month

JOTM
Ovid Emcare A premium nursing and allied health database ideal for practice, research, or education.
JOTM
PsycBOOKS® A database of peer-reviewed scholarly and professional books published by the American Psychological Association.
JOTM
Journal of Physical Therapy Education The premier forum for disseminating scholarly works in physical therapy educational theory and practice.
JOTM
Circulation Peer-reviewed reports on clinical and laboratory research relevant to cardiovascular disease.

Noteworthy

Doody's Featured Books
Greenfield's Surgery: Scientific Principles and Practice
The gold standard in the field of surgery, covers new technologies, innovative techniques, and integrating new scientific knowledge with evolving changes in surgical care.

Walsh & Hoyt's Clinical Neuro-Ophthalmology: The Essentials
Widely acknowledged as the definitive reference in the field, this title brings you the practical, hands-on information you need to effectively evaluate and manage neuro-ophthalmic conditions.