Handbook of Nutrition and Pregnancy

Handbook of Nutrition and Pregnancy

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This is an easy-to-use handbook written for the clinician and other healthcare professionals who treat and counsel pregnant women and women of child-bearing age. The authors provide historical perspective and background to support recommendations which are provided in each chapter. Importantly for the practitioners, recommendations and guidelines have been summarized and provided in tables that are easy to locate and interpret. This book discusses relevant topics in the scientific community such as determining to what extent prenatal and perinatal environmental factors are linked to childhood and adult obesity and chronic diseases.Table 18.2 Calculating the Estimated Energy Requirement (EER) for a Lactating Woman [7] = adult EER + milk energy ... WHY? calculated based on a non- pregnant womana#39;s weight, age, and physical activity level = milk production A— energy density Weight loss seen in 1st six ... for a lactating woman 4 months postpartum who is 35 years of age, and weighs 60 kg and is 1.6 m tall, you would first refer toanbsp;...

Title:Handbook of Nutrition and Pregnancy
Author:Carol J. Lammi-Keefe, Sarah C. Couch, Elliot Philipson
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2008-06-01


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