Nutrition: A Handbook for Community Nurses
Nutrition: A Handbook for Community Nurses by -
Nutrition: A Handbook for Community Nurses Author: -
Title: Nutrition: A Handbook for Community Nurses
ISBN: 1861562160
ISBN13: 978-1861562166
Other Formats: lrf mobi lrf rtf
Pages: 218 pages
Publisher: Wiley; 1st edition (October 15, 2001)
Language: English
Category: Other
Size PDF version: 1836 kb
Size EPUB version: 1821 kb
Subcategory: Medicine & Health Sciences




This book has been written to provide community nurses with basic and topical practical information on various aspects of nutrition, to help in the provision of comprehensive dietary advice and information. It discusses healthy eating and nutrition and includes an overview of the current healthy eating guidelines, dietary reference values and basic information on macronutrients, vitamins and minerals.

It explains the role of the different nutrients and describes their relationship in promoting health and it outlines the differing needs and health concerns of various groups in the population, including pregnant women, infants, school children, adolescents and elderly people. The importance of nutrition in disease prevention is examined with a look at practical dietary advice for prevention and treatment of diet-related diseases.