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Modern Nutrition in Health and Disease - Shils

Modern Nutrition in Health and Disease

By: Shils

Hardcover Published: 5th December 2012
ISBN: 9781605474618
Number Of Pages: 1992

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This widely acclaimed book is a complete, authoritative reference on nutrition and its role in contemporary medicine, dietetics, nursing, public health, and public policy. Distinguished international experts provide in-depth information on historical landmarks in nutrition, specific dietary components, nutrition in integrated biologic systems, nutritional assessment through the life cycle, nutrition in various clinical disorders, and public health and policy issues.

Modern Nutrition in Health and Disease, 11th Edition, offers coverage of nutrition's role in disease prevention, international nutrition issues, public health concerns, the role of obesity in a variety of chronic illnesses, genetics as it applies to nutrition, and areas of major scientific progress relating nutrition to disease.


  • NEW chapters on: Carotenoids, Neutraceuticals, Prebiotics and Probiotics, Genetic Variation, Epigenetics, Mechanicsms of Nutrient Sensing, Metabolic Consequences of Caloric Restriction, Bariatric Surgery, Metabolic Syndrome, Inflammation in Metabolic Diseases, Food Insecurity and Hunger in Children, Irritable Bowel and Diverticular Disease, Cancer Cachexia, Nutrition in Burn and Wound Healing, and Food Assistance Programs
  • NEW thePoint site w eBook, Appendices, Image Bank, and PowerPoints of Chapter Outlines
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Industry Reviews

"It would be a great reference for non-nutrition professionals to give them the basics about a wide variety of topics. This is a substantial book, and it could be seen as a one-stop reference for those looking for key information."

Doody's Review Amy Hess-Fischl, MS, RD, LDN, BC-ADM, CDE(University of Chicago Medical Center)


Part I: Specific Dietary Components
Section A: Major Dietary Constituents
1 Proteins and Amino Acids
2 Carbohydrates
3 Dietary Fiber
4 Lipids, Cholesterol, Other Sterols and their Metabolites
5 Energy Needs
6 Electrolytes, Water and Acid-Base Metabolism
Section B: Minerals
7 Calcium
8 Phosphorus
9 Magnesium
10 Iron
11 Zinc
12 Copper
13 Iodine
14 Selenium
15 Manganese
16 Trace Elements
Section C: Vitamins
17 Vitamin A
18 Vitamin D
19 Vitamin E
20 Vitamin K
21 Thiamine
22 Riboflavin
23 Niacin
24 Vitamin B6
25 Pantothenic Acid
26 Folic Acid
27 Cobalamin (Vitamin B12)
28 Biotin
29 Vitamin C
30 Choline and Phosphatidyl choline
Section D: Other Compounds with Health Relevance
31 Carotenoids
32 Carnitine
33 Cysteine, Taurine and Homocysteine
34 Glutamine
35 Arginine, Citrulline and Nitric Oxide
36 Neutraceuticals
36 Neutraceuticals
36 Neutraceuticals
37 Polyphenols and Flavonoids
38 Prebiotics and Probiotics

Part II: Nutritional Roles in Integrated Biologic Systems
Section A: Nutritient-Gene Mechanisms
39 Nutritional Regulation of Gene Expression
40 Genetic Variation
41 Epigenetics
Section B: Digestive, Endocrine,  and Neural Mechanisms
42 Alimentary Tract in Nutrition: (Nutritional Physiology of the Alimentary Tract)
43 Nutrition and Chemical Senses
44 Control of Food Intake and Appetite
45 Nutrition and Immune System
46 Oxidant Defenses
47 Mechanisms of Nutrient Sensing

Part III: Nutritional Needs and Assessment During the Life Cycle and Physiologic Challenges
48 Body Composition
49 Anthropometry
49 Anthropometry
50 Metabolic Consequences of Starvation
51 Metabolic Consequences of Caloric Restriction
52 Nutrition in Pregnancy
53 Nutrition in Lactation
54 Nutrition in Infancy and Childhood
55 Nutrition in Adolescence
56 Nutrition in the Older Person
57 Manifestations of Nutrient Deficiencies and Toxicities

Part IV: Prevention and Management of Disease
Section A: Obesity and Diabetes
58 Obesity--Etiology and Prevention
59 Obesity Pathophysiology and Management
60 Bariatric Surgery
61 Nutritional Management of Diabetes
62 Metabolic Syndrome
63 Inflammation in Metabolic Diseases
Section B: Cardiovascular Diseases
64 Lipoprotein Disorders: Nutrient and Genetic Regulation
65 Management of Serum Lipid and Lipoprotein Disorders
66 Nutrition and Hypertension
Section C: Pediatric and Adolescent Disorders
67 Pediatric Feeding Problems
68 Protein-Energy Malnutrition
69 Inherited Metabolic Diseases of Children
69 Inherited Metabolic Diseases of Children
70 Inherited Lipid Disorders of ß-oxidation
71 Nutritional Management of Children with Specific Diseases
72 Food Insecurity and Hunger in Children
Section D: Disorders of the Alimentary Tract
73 Nutrition and Dental Medicine
74 The Esophagus and Stomach
75 Assessment of Malabsorption
76 Intestinal Disaccharidase Disorders
77 Short Bowel Syndrome
78 Inflammatory Bowel Disease
79 Celiac Disease
80 Irritable Bowel and Diverticular Disease
81 Nutrition in Pancreatic Disorders
82 Nutrition in Liver Disorders and the Role of Alcohol
83 Enteral Feeding
84 Parenteral Feeding
85 Nutrition Support in Family and Hospital Medicine
Section E: Nutritional Management During Cancer
86 Epidemiology of Diet and Cancer Risk
86 Epidemiology of Diet and Cancer Risk
87 Cancer Cachexia
88 Nutrition Support of the Cancer Patient
Section F: Skeletal and Joint Disorders
89 Bone and Joint Biology
90 Prevention & Management of Osteoporosis
91 Nutrition and Diet in Rheumatic and Arthritic Diseases
Section G: Nutrition in Surgery and Trauma
92 Hypercatabolic / Hypocatabolic States
93 Nutrition in the Care of the Pt with Surgery, Infection and Trauma
94 Nutrition in Burn and Wound Healing
Section H: Behavioral, Psychiatric, and Neurological Diseases
95 Nutritional Influences on the Nervous System
96 Behavioral Disorders Affecting Food Intake
Section I: Other Systemic Disorders
97 Nutrition and the Kidney
98 Hematologic aspects of iron deficiency and less common nutritional anemias
99 Nutrition in Respiratory Diseases
100 Nutrition and Infectious Diseases
Section J: Food Additives, Hazards, and Nutrient-Drug Interactions
101 Food Additives, Contaminants and Natural Toxicants--Maintaining a Safe Food Supply
102 Food Allergies and Intolerances
103 Drug-Nutrient Interactions

Part V: Nutrition of Populations
Section A: Nutrition in a Changing World
104 Foundations of a Healthy Diet
105 Dietary Patterns and Guidelines
106 Dietary Reference Intakes
107 Food Labeling
108 Food Assistance Programs
109 The Nutrition Transition: Global Trends, Urbanization, Diet and Health
110 Food-based dietary guidelines: International Considerations
111 Approaches to Preventing Micronutrient Deficiencies
Section B: Nutrition and Human Performance
112 Physical Activity, Fitness, and Health
113 Sports / Endurance Nutrition
114 The Evolving Science of Dietary Supplements

ISBN: 9781605474618
ISBN-10: 1605474614
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 1992
Published: 5th December 2012
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 28.58 x 21.59  x 6.35
Weight (kg): 3.67
Edition Number: 11
Edition Type: Revised