From basic nutrition principles to the latest nutrition therapies for common diseases, Williams' Essentials of Nutrition & Diet Therapy, 11th Edition offers a solid foundation in the fundamental knowledge and skills you need to provide effective patient care. Authors Eleanor Schlenker and Joyce Gilbert address nutrition across the lifespan and within the community, with an emphasis on health promotion and the effects of culture and religion on nutrition. Evidence-based information, real-world case scenarios, colorful illustrations, boxes, and tables help you learn how to apply essential nutrition concepts and therapies in clinical practice.
Key terms identified in the text and defined on the page help reinforce critical concepts.
Case studies illustrate key concepts in authentic, "real-life" scenarios that reinforce learning and promote nutritional applications.
Evidence-Based Practice boxes summarize current research findings.
Diet-Medication Interactions boxes provide