Nutrition and Diet Therapy: Self-Instructional Approaches, Fifth Edition
For Students

Additional Reading

These chapters from other Jones and Bartlett titles provide further information on nutrition and diet therapy nursing in different areas such as from our Quick Look Nursing series, reproductive health, maternal and newborn health, mental health and holistic nursing.

Reproductive Health: Women and Men's Shared Responsibility
    Barbara A. Anderson, DrPH, CNM, CHES, Seattle University College of Nursing, Seattle, Washington
Chapter: Environmental and Behavioral Threats to Reproductive Health
  • This chapter discusses the responsibility for ensuring reproductive health, beginning with the individual, family and community support for health-enhancing behaviors and protection of the natural environment. It also discusses patterns of unhealthy eating and extremes in body weight that may have significant adverse consequences for general and reproductive health.
Quick Look Nursing: Nutrition, Second Edition
    Marian Farrell, PhD, CRNP, CRNP, CS, University of Scranton, Scranton, Pennsylvania
    Jo Ann Nicoteri, MS, CRNP, CRNP, CS, University of Scranton, Scranton, Pennsylvania
Various chapters
  • This book provides an in-depth discussion of clinically related topics in an integrated manner specific to nursing students and health professionals. Topics covered throughout this text include: nutrition during pregnancy, foods for reducing cholesterol and for building muscle; how nutrition can help with heart disease, diabetes, and digestive disorders; nutritional needs for cancer patients; and nutritional information across the lifespan from newborn to older adults.
Quick Look Nursing: Maternal and Newborn Health
    Janet Arenson, MS, RN,, Delaware State University, Delaware
    Patricia Drake, MS, RN,, Delaware State University, Delaware
Chapter: Newborn Nutrition
  • Focuses on human breastmilk and breastfeeding as the standard for determining nutritional requirements of the newborn. This chapter also focuses on the major benefits to breastfeeding in regards to nutrition. In order for the newborn to grow and develop adequately, nutritional needs must be met by either formula or breastmilk.
Varney's Midwifery, Fourth Edition
    Helen Varney, CNM, MSN, MSN, FACNM, Yale University School of Nursing - Nurse Midwifery Program, New Haven, Connecticut
    Jan M. Kriebs, CNM, MSN, FACNM, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Maryland
    Carolyn L. Gegor, CNM, MS, FACNM, Georgetown University, Washington, Washington D.C.
Chapter: Nutrition in Women's Health
  • This chapter focuses on the knowledge a midwife should have regarding the basics of nutrition and on any nutritionally related recommendations that are relavent to the client population being cared for. It also discusses incorporating a basic nutritional assessment as a part of each well-woman visit and being vigilant for signs or symptoms of nutritional disorders or diseases such as diabetes and heart disease that are affected by, and affect, nutritional status.
Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing: An Introduction to Theory and Practice
    Patricia G. O'Brien, PhD, RN, CS, NP, BC, Long Island University, School of Nursing, Brooklyn, New York
    Winifred Z. Kennedy, MSN, RN, CS, BC, Maimonides Medical Center, Hunter-Bellevue School of Nursing, New York University Graduate Division
    Karen A. Ballard, MA, RN, Lienhard School of Nursing, Pace University, Division of Nursing, Molloy College, Professional Nursing Issues and Health Policy
Chapter: Eating Disorders
  • Identifies factors important in the assessment of eating disorders, defines anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder, and obesity, describes the diagnostic criteria for eating disorders, distinguishes anorexia nervosa restricting type from anorexia nervosa binge eating/purging type, distinguishes anorexia nervosa binge eating/purging type from bulimia nervosa, delinates treatment modalities for the different types of eating disorders, identifies nursing interventions to assist clients experiencing eating disorders and discusses the educational needs of clients and their families.
Holistic Nursing: A Handbook for Practice, Fifth Edition
    Barbara Montgomery Dossey, RN, PhD, FAAN, AHN-BC, Director, Holistic Nursing Consultants, International Co-Director, Nightingale Initiative for Global Health
    Lynn Keegan, RN, PhD, FAAN, AHN-BC, Director, Holistic Nursing Consultants
Chapter: Nutrition
  • Develops a plan that combines good nutrition with exercise and body awareness, discusses the benefits of healthy eating for wellness promotion and disease prevention, assesses the quality of food intake and notes how it increases or decreases energy levels at work, employs strategies to improve nutrition in the workplace, heightens awareness of the way in which what one eats affects how one feels and examines eating patterns and the meaning of food in life.
Integrative Health Promotion: Conceptual Bases for Nursing Practice, Second Edition
    Susan Kun Leddy, PhD, RN, Professor Emerita, School of Nursing, Widener University
Chapter: Regenerating Energy: Nutrition
  • Discusses the idea that cultural, geographical, social, psychological, religious, economic and political factors shape food intake, explores meanings of food and appropriate dietary guidelines and goals to provide and conserve energy for health and well-being, describes essential elements of the macrobiotic, Pritkin, Gerson, Ornish, Atkins and Ayurvedic diets to prevent or treat various diseases, identifies individual/family and environmental strategies that can promote healthy nutrition and describes therapeutic considerations of selected essential dietary nutrients, phytonutrients, antioxidents and nutritional supplements.

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