Journals Higher Education



Published: 06 April 2017

582 Pages

8-1/2 x 11 inches

ISBN: 9780199398911

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Pediatric and Adult Nutrition in Chronic Diseases, Developmental Disabilities, and Hereditary Metabolic Disorders

Prevention, Assessment, and Treatment

Third Edition

Edited by Shirley W. Ekvall and Valli K. Ekvall

  • Fully revised and updated to account for recent changes to the recommended daily allowances (RDAs) for macro- and micro-nutrients and other advances in the field of nutrition
  • More than 100 contributing authors with significant clinical or research experience in pediatric and adult nutrition
  • Covers nutrition and its role in maintaining health at every stage of the lifecycle from gestation to geriatric
  • Ideal reference for pediatricians, nutritionists, dietitians, physical therapists, and others who treat children and adults with special needs

New to this Edition:

  • Completely revised and updated to reflect the most up-to-date understanding of the biochemical basis of chronic diseases, developmental disabilities, and developmental disorders
  • Includes most recent recommendations for nutrient intake, physical activity, prenatal care, healthy body mass index (BMI) and more
  • Expanded coverage of the aging special-needs population provides vital insight into this rapidly growing demographic

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