Nutrition in the Childbearing Years

Nutrition in the Childbearing Years

eBook - 2011
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In a field saturated with complex and conflicting information, thisexciting new book covers information about nutrition before, duringand after pregnancy in a clear and user friendly style. The authoraddresses all the major aspects of the subject, moving fromfertility and preparing the body for pregnancy, through to nutrientmetabolism, diet and pregnancy outcome, weight gain, special needs,and postpartum changes and nutrition.

This guide's evidence based approach will appeal tonutritionists and dietitians, and to many other healthprofessionals who work with women in their childbearing years,including midwives, nurses and family practioners. Each chapterincludes a useful set of appendices covering dietary requirements,nutritional composition of key foods and weight gain guidelines, aswell as application in practice sections and a summary of keypoints.

Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex, U.K. : Wiley-Blackwell, 2011.
ISBN: 9781444344776
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xxvi, 322 pages) : illustrations
Additional Contributors: ebrary, Inc


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