Developmental Nutrition

Developmental Nutrition

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Written by a leading researcher in the field of Nutrition who is also the editor-in-chief of the a€œJournal of Clinical Nutrition, a€ this book will introduce readers to the complexities of nutrition during the life cycle. It will show how dietary factors influence growth, maintenance, and repair throughout the life cycle. Provides a comprehensive understanding of developmental nutrition, including extensive material for those who want data and research, as well as practical information for those wanting a book for future reference. A logical organization starts with the fetal life and ends with the aged individual, while emphasizing the continuum of physiological changes that influence metabolic needs. For professionals working in the field of Nutrition.Weight Loss: Breast-feeding versus Formula Feeding Do breast-feeding women lose weight more readily than women who feed their babies formula? A recent study examined patterns of weight loss and changes in body composition in 56 new mothers. ... One study, using skinfold measurements to estimate changes in body fat percentage during lactation, found that suprailiac and subscapularanbsp;...

Title:Developmental Nutrition
Author:Norman Kretchmer
Publisher:Allyn & Bacon - 1997-01-01


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