Table of Contents

Approach to nutrient deficiency.
Recommendations for healthy young adults.
Recommendations for healthy elderly adults.
Pregnancy and lactation.
Protein and calories: requirements, intake, and assessment.
Vitamins.
Minerals.
Alternative nutritional therapy.
Nutritional support decision making.
Enteral nutritional therapy.
Parenteral nutritional therapy.
Use of diets and dietary components in clinical practice.
Dietary management of diabetes, renal disease, and hyperlipidemia.
Obesity.
Nutritional considerations in wasting diseases (e.g., cancer, AIDS).