WILLIAMS' ESSENTIALS OF NUTRITION & DIET THERAPYAuthor: Ninth Edition By Eleanor Schlenker , PhD, RD, Virginia Cooperative Extension Family and Consumer Sciences, Blacksburg, VA Sara Long Roth , PhD, RD, LD, Professor and Assistant Chair, Department of Animal Science, Food, & Nutrition, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Carbondale, IL
Publish date: October 2006
A favorite for more than three decades among nursing and allied health instructors and students, Williams' Essentials of Nutrition & Diet Therapy provides focused nutrition coverage in an easy-to-read style presented in an attractive and colorful layout. Formerly known as Essentials of Nutrition & Diet Therapy, the ninth edition strives to both improve and enhance the book's reputation for solid core nutrition content, ensuring that the most up-to-date information and topics in this ever-changing field are addressed throughout. Wellness and health promotion are stressed, as are global nutrition issues and the ever-increasing recognition of the vital roles that culture and religion play in everyday dietary patterns, practices, and overall health.