Nutrition in Women's Health

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, 1996 - 582 pages
Nutrition in Women's Health is the resource that leads you through every step, principle, and strategy you'll need to help your female clients achieve and maintain nutritional health. Never before has one reference brought together so much valuable and useful information on normal nutrition and preventive nutrition throughout the life cycle, plus current women's health research. You'll find new, practical strategies for educating women about the importance and benefits of making the right food choices. And you'll get dozens of tables and charts of information that you can use in counseling your clients.

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Contents

Implications for Nutritional
35
Chapter 3 Eating Disorders
58
Nutritional Implications
64
Treatment
82
Case Studies
94
Food Consumption Patterns in Women
103
Chapter 5 Diet the Menstrual Cycle and Sex Steroid
141
Chapter 6 Normal Nutrition in Premenopausal Women
174
Chapter 12Obesity
353
Weight Loss Practices and Results
359
Eating Behaviors and Food Patterns
366
Treatment Recommendations and Challenges
373
Chapter 13Cardiovascular Disease
383
Factors in Females that Affect the Lipoprotein Profile
391
Intervention Strategies in Women
399
Summary
410

Factors Shaping Womens Eating Patterns
191
Federally Funded Food and Nutrition Programs
199
Summary
206
Chapter 7 Nutritional Concerns during Pregnancy
212
Chapter 8 Vegetarianism for Women
232
Life CycleRelated Concerns
238
Disease Prevention
248
Conclusions
256
Chapter 9 Nutrition for the Female Athlete
263
Nutrient Needs
270
Competition Diet
279
Summary
288
Chapter 10Nutritional Needs of Elderly Women
299
Chapter 11Preventive Nutrition in Adolescent Girls
323
Chapter 14Osteoporosis
418
Chapter 15Diabetes
440
Relationship to Other Diseases
446
Implications for Medical Nutrition Therapy
452
Conclusion
458
Chapter 17Womens Health Research at the National
499
Recruitment and Advancement of Women in Biomedical
507
Overview of
510
WHI DM Intervention Principles
516
Feasibility Research
523
Dietary Assessment in the WHI
531
Summary and Concluding Remarks
539
Index
569
About the Authors 582

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