The Health of Vietnam 1st ed. 2016 Edition

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Pediatric Nutrition in Chronic Diseases and Developmental Disorders: Prevention, Assessment, and Treatment 2nd Edition

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This much-needed resource comprehensively reviews the current status of research on nutrition in chronic diseases and developmental disorders of children and helps translate this research into clinical practice. It provides a wealth of information on the nutritional implications of diseases’ states; how nutrition can affect brain development, learning child behavior and how to impove the health status of pediatric patients through nutritional measures. Assessment, prevention, and treatment are all covered. The chapters focus on biochemical and clinical abnormalities, techniques for evaluating nutrition including behavior, nutritional management, and follow-up procedures. Well-organized and user-friendly, the book will continue to be of great value to pediatricians, nutritionists, gastroenterologists, neurologists, family practitioners, and dietitians as well as students and residents in those fields. The Second Edition has been thoroughly updated and includes new chapters on botanicals, genetics and nutritional aspects of birth defects, vegetarianism, obesity/eating disorders, autism, and attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder, among other topics. Also available from the author is a Self-Study Guide with multiple choice questions and a few case studies 35 CPE/CME credits are available until 2015

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Oxford Handbook of Nutrition and Dietetics (Oxford Medical Handbooks) 2nd Edition

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Fully updated, the Oxford Handbook of Nutrition and Dietetics, second edition is a practical quick-reference guide to the vital and valued subject of nutrition in the prevention and treatment of disease and the maintenance of good health. This handbook will be an invaluable companion for all dieticians, nutritionists, and nurses, as well as doctors and students in a variety of specialities.

Concise and bulleted, this handbook takes an integrated approach which facilitates the links between all aspects of nutrition and dietetics. Including nutritional science and based on clinical evidence, it covers everything you will need to be able to carry out your role effectively and confidently. Sections on obesity and a new chapter on international nutrition are timely and topical. Also included is information on nutrition assessment, popular diets, nutrition in systems-based diseases, rarer conditions, as well as helpful lists of foods rich in or free from certain nutrients, and normal range guides and handy reference values. This handbook makes sure the relevant information is at your fingertips whenever you need it, with links to further reading and online sources.

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Food Allergy: Adverse Reactions to Foods and Food Additives 4th Edition

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Dietary Reference Intakes: The Essential Guide to Nutrient Requirements

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Widely regarded as the classic reference work for the nutrition, dietetic, and allied health professions since its introduction in 1943, Recommended Dietary Allowances has been the accepted source in nutrient allowances for healthy people. Responding to the expansion of scientific knowledge about the roles of nutrients in human health, the Food and Nutrition Board of the Institute of Medicine, in partnership with Health Canada, has updated what used to be known as Recommended Dietary Allowances (RDAs) and renamed their new approach to these guidelines Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs). Since 1998, the Institute of Medicine has issued eight exhaustive volumes of DRIs that offer quantitative estimates of nutrient intakes to be used for planning and assessing diets applicable to healthy individuals in the United States and Canada. Now, for the first time, all eight volumes are summarized in one easy-to-use reference volume, Dietary Reference Intakes: The Essential Reference for Dietary Planning and Assessment. Organized by nutrient for ready use, this popular reference volume reviews the function of each nutrient in the human body, food sources, usual dietary intakes, and effects of deficiencies and excessive intakes. For each nutrient of food component, information includes:

  • Estimated average requirement and its standard deviation by age and gender.
  • Recommended dietary allowance, based on the estimated average requirement and deviation.
  • Adequate intake level, where a recommended dietary allowance cannot be based on an estimated average requirement.
  • Tolerable upper intake levels above which risk of toxicity would increase. Along with dietary reference values for the intakes of nutrients by Americans and Canadians, this book presents recommendations for health maintenance and the reduction of chronic disease risk. Also included is a “Summary Table of Dietary Reference Intakes,†an updated practical summary of the recommendations. In addition, Dietary Reference Intakes: The Essential Reference for Dietary Planning and Assessment provides information about:
  • Guiding principles for nutrition labeling and fortification
  • Applications in dietary planning
  • Proposed definition of dietary fiber
  • A risk assessment model for establishing upper intake levels for nutrients
  • Proposed definition and plan for review of dietary antioxidants and related compounds

Dietitians, community nutritionists, nutrition educators, nutritionists working in government agencies, and nutrition students at the postsecondary level, as well as other health professionals, will find Dietary Reference Intakes: The Essential Reference for Dietary Planning and Assessment an invaluable resource.

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The Handy Diabetes Answer Book (The Handy Answer Book Series)

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Whether young, old, type 1, type 2, gestational, newly diagnosed, long-time sufferer, caretaker, or loved one, millions of people are afflicted and affected by diabetes. The CDC estimates 9.3% of the population in the U.S. and Canada have diabetes, with millions more being prediabetic. From scientific explanations of the effects of diabetes on the human body to monitoring, maintaining, exercising, and eating right, The Handy Diabetes Answer Book provides detailed information on the research and science on the disease, as well as advice on coping with the burden. It shows how―and why―the disease affects the body, and provides glimpses of historical and contemporary figures with diabetes. It explains who is most at risk and points to the differences experienced at various life stages. It demonstrates how to cope―and live well―through food, exercise and lifestyle choices.

The Handy Diabetes Answer Book is the go-to guide for diabetics, prediabetics, their loved ones and caretakers. An easy-to-use and informative reference, it brings the complexity of the illness into focus and provides practical assistance for managing the malady through well-researched answers to over 950 common questions, such as What were some early common treatments for patients with diabetes? What are some other eating challenges that can affect an older person with diabetes? What are the early warning signs of type 1 diabetes? Did writer Ernest Hemingway suffer from hemochromatosis? How do “energy drinks” affect a person’s blood glucose levels? What are some tips for a person with diabetes when they go shopping for food? What food additives should a person with diabetes be aware of consuming? What should a person with diabetes look for on a restaurant menu? What recent study tried to find a way to reverse type 2 diabetes?

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Nutrition and Oral Medicine (Nutrition and Health)

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This second edition addresses the complex, multifaceted relationships between nutrition and oral health, explores proposed relationships between oral, systemic and nutritional well-being and provides insights into interprofessional, comprehensive care for individuals. Chapters focus on diet, nutrition and oral health promotion and disease prevention across the lifespan, oral and dental diseases and disorders, oral manifestations of systemic diseases, and discussions of the synergy between oral tissues and nutrients. Cutting edge research issues regarding the relationship of individual antioxidants, trace elements, polyphenols and other nutrient substrates and oral health/disease, nutrigenomics, screening for nutrition and oral risk and other areas are covered in detail. Editors and authors include experts in nutrition and oral health from around the world. This second edition is a invaluable resource for  health professionals in the fields of nutrition and dentistry as well as other disciplines whose research, practice and education includes nutrition and oral medicine. It is an excellent resource for graduate level nutrition and dental students, dental and nutrition practitioners, educators and researchers as well as other health professionals.

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Pediatric Nutrition Handbook: An Algorithmic Approach 1st Edition

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The last decade has seen an explosion of medical information in regards to the nutrition care and management of children. While nutritional therapies have expanded, the treatment choices have become increasingly complex.
This exciting title addresses the extensive amount of information available to practitioners in a concise, accessible fashion via a series of algorithms. It focuses on the normal growing healthy child from birth through adolescence, covering common pediatric diseases and disorders through a series of flows charts which outline step-by-step nutritional processes for pediatric patients. The highly visual format of the book allows the practitioner to make rapid, evidence based choices.

Features:

  • Unique algorithm approach to the largest dietetic specialism
  • Highly visual approach allows quick decision making
  • All algorithms and text built on evidence-based research
  • Covers the pediatric phase from birth to adolescence
  • Includes common childhood diseases and disorders

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Crash Course: Metabolism and Nutrition: Updated Print + eBook edition, 4e 4th Edition

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The (printed) ‘Updated Edition’ now comes with added value access to the complete, downloadable eBook version via Student Consult.  Search, read and revise whilst on the move and use the interactive self-assessment to test your understanding.  Crash Course – a more flexible, practical learning package than ever before.

Crash Course – your effective every day study companion PLUS the perfect antidote for exam stress! Save time and be assured you have all the information you need in one place to excel on your course and achieve exam success.

A winning formula now for over 15 years, each series volume has been fine tuned and fully updated, with an improved layout tailored to make your life easier. Especially written by senior medical students or recent graduates – those who have just been in the exam situation – with all information thoroughly checked and quality assured by expert faculty advisers, the result are books which exactly meet your needs and you know you can trust.

This volume explains the essential concepts of human metabolism and nutrition in a memorable, easy-to-understand format. Complex information is provided succinctly and is accompanied by a full artwork programme making an often challenging subject very accessible. A full discussion of metabolic diseases then adds relevance to the underlying concepts while clinical assessment and examination, common skills and further investigations complete the picture. A fully revised self-assessment section matching the latest exam formats is also included to check your understanding and aid exam preparation.

  • Provides the exam syllabus in one place!
  • Written by senior medical students or junior doctors – authors who really understand today’s exam situation!
  • Senior Faculty Advisors ensure complete accuracy of the text!
  • Full artwork programme, improved ‘Hints and Tips’ boxes, and ‘Clinical Application’ boxes help you remember the key points!
  • Self-Assessment section – fully updated to reflect new curriculum requirements – helps you maximise your grade!
  • Solid, accurate, user-friendly coverage provides enough detail even for those aiming at distinction!
  • Self-assessment section fully updated to reflect current exam requirements
  • Contains ‘common exam pitfalls’ as advised by faculty
  • Crash Courses also available electronically!
  • Online self-assessment bank also available – content edited by Dan Horton-Szar!

The (printed) ‘Updated Edition’ now comes with added value access to the complete, downloadable eBook version via Student Consult.  Search, read and revise whilst on the move and use the interactive self-assessment to test your understanding.  Crash Course – a more flexible, practical learning package than ever before.

Now celebrating over 10 years of success – Crash Course has been specially devised to help you get through your exams with ease.

Completely revised throughout, the new edition of Crash Course is perfectly tailored to meet your needs by providing everything you need to know in one place. Clearly presented in a tried and trusted, easy-to-use, format, each book in the series gives complete coverage of the subject in a no-nonsense, user-friendly fashion.

Commencing with ‘Learning Objectives’, each chapter guides you succinctly through the topic, giving full coverage of the curriculum whilst avoiding unnecessary and often confusing detail. Each chapter is also supported by a full artwork programme, and features the ever popular ‘Hints and Tips’ boxes as well as other useful aide-mémoires. All volumes contain an up-to-date self-assessment section which allows you to test your knowledge and hone your exam skills.

Authored by students or junior doctors – working under close faculty supervision – each volume has been prepared by someone who has recently been in the exam situation and so relates closely to your needs. So whether you need to get out of a fix or aim for distinction Crash Course is for you!!

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100 Questions & Answers About Eating Disorders 1st Edition

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Approximately 3 percent of all females suffer from anorexia and up to 4 percent suffer from bulimia in their lifetimes. Whether you’re a newly diagnosed patient with an eating disorder, or are a friend or relative of someone suffering from an eating disorder, this book offers help. The only text available to provide both the doctor’s and patient’s views, 100 Questions & Answers About Eating Disorders gives you authoritative, practical answers to your questions. Written by an expert on the subject, with

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