Principles of Therapeutic Nutrition and Dietetics deals with concepts of diet therapy and special diets for special conditions. It explains in a lucid manner the principles of food as a preventive and therapeutic agent in disease. Additionally, it caters to the diets for healthy individuals in normal conditions and explains the concept of balanced diets.
The book extensively covers topics from obesity–underweight to cancer–diabetes–cardiovascular diseases and everything in between. The text chapters contain comprehensive information on the disease condition and management strategies.
The book is extremely beneficial for students studying diet therapy, advanved nutrition, nursing, clinical nutrition and dietetics. It aims to serve as an educative tool for undergraduate and postgraduate students preparing for their university examinations as well as a handy guide for the candidates appearing in competitive
The book will prove useful for the readers interested in this subject as well as all those who wish to know more about the diet suitable in specific disease conditions.
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|About the Author||
Avantina Sharma PhD (Nutrition), UGC-NET is a nutrition-sustainable agriculture consultant and has worked as a faculty in Department of Nutrition at City University of New York, USA, and Isabella Thoburn College, India. She has also worked with international humanitarian agencies across the globe.
She has kept up with the latest in her research area being an active participant at various international and national seminars and conferences. She has contributed book chapters, research papers, review articles and popular articles in various national and international journals as well as newspapers. She is also the author of another book Principles of Therapeutic Nutrition and Dietetics published by CBSPD.