An invaluable resource, Childhood Nutrition provides accurate facts on current concepts in pediatric nutrition, including theories of nutrition in the pathophysiology of disease and in developing nutritional healthcare plans. Written by an outstanding group of specialists, each chapter is thoroughly researched and referenced.
Table of Contents
Historical Overview and Future Perspectives on Pediatric Nutrition, L. Finberg
Controversies in Childhood Nutrition, R.E. Kleinman
Cholesterol Screening and Dietary Intervention for Prevention of Adult Onset Cardiovascular Disease, O. Tarim, T.B. Newman, and F. Lifshitz
A Clinician's Approach to Initiating Breastfeeding, S.K. Schulman and A. Rosner
Optimal Nutrition in Low Birth Weight Infants, R. Bainbridge and R. Tsang
Infant Nutrition: The First Two Years, A.R. Hervada and M. Hervada-Page
Iron Deficiency, L.J. Filer, Jr.
Food Allergy and Atopic Disease, R.K. Chandra
Nutrition Therapy of Inborn Errors of Metabolism, K. Michals-Matalon and R. Matalon
The Pathophysiology of Childhood Obesity, R. Rising
Nutrition for Special Needs-In Pediatric Gastrointestinal Disease, E. Lebenthal
Diarrhea and Malnutrition, A. Maggioni and F. Lifshitz
Nutritional Complications of HIV Infection, D.P. Kotler
Nutrition and Growth, F. Lifshitz and M.M. Smith
Trace Elements in Parenteral Nutrition, A.A. Moukarzel and M.E. Ament
Home Parenteral Nutrition, A.A. Moukarzel and M.E. Ament
Prenatal and Genetic Magnesium Deficiency in Cardiomyopathy: Possible Vitamin and Trace Mineral Interactions, M. Seelig
Nonnutritive Dietary Supplements in Pediatrics, M.B. Zimmermann and N. Kretchmer
The Ecology of Poverty, Undernutrition, and Learning Failure, R.J. Karp
Nutrition Education in Medical Schools and Residency Training, M. Winick
"I found this book to contain interesting, credible scientific information…a good reference for dietetics professionals, nutrition students, physicians, and others interested in pediatric nutrition."
-Mary Sue Bradley, J. Am. Diet. Assoc., 96(4), April 1996