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Pediatric Nutrition Handbook

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The new sixth edition of this comprehensive manual on pediatric nutrition has been expanded considerably to reflect new scientific insights. Covering how nutrients influence and direct growth and development, as well as immediate and long-term health, from birth through adolescence, this is a valuable desk reference.This evidence-based manual reflects the current policies and practices recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics, Committee on Nutrition.The chapters cover: Cultural considerations in feeding children; Nutritional support for children who are neurologically impaired; Anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa; Nutrition for children with sickle cell disease; Nutritional management of children with renal disease; Gastrointestinal disease and cardiac disease; and, Nutrition in cystic fibrosis; Food safety: pesticides, industrial chemicals, toxins, food additives, and more. It includes greatly expanded appendices of more than 50 tables including dietary allowances, energy requirements, composition of human milk and infant formulas, food exchanges, and more. It also includes more than 20 growth charts including charts for very low, and low birth weight infants, full-term infants, children and adolescents; and down syndrome growth charts.
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