Nutrition for General Nursing and Midwifery

by Ruma Singh

The aim of this book is to make the subject of nutrition reach masses. The entire book is divided into seven units. The First Unit gives a little introduction to the subject regarding food and nutrition, relation of nutrition to health, food habits of people and also changing concepts in the subject from time to time. The Second Unit takes you to the journey towards classification of foods on the basis of different parameters which gives you a better understanding of the subject. The Third Unit describes the dietary requirements of a person, how to plan balanced diet, how to budget your food and allergies and intolerance of food intake. Unit Four explains the cookery rules, preservation and storage of food items in order to maintain its quality and standards. Fifth Unit takes you close to all therapeutic diets/diet plans in different diseases and also gives you some sample diet plans on the platter. Sixth Unit is about community nutrition, introduction to some national/international food agencies, a very important and additional information and also some common nutritional problems in India. The last and the Seventh Unit is poised to give you the knowledge of preparation and principles of diet, personal hygiene, and some common hospital diets. This book therefore will act as a beacon light for the students of dietetics and other health-conscious readers too to carry forward the message as my responsibility to the community. The main highlight of the book is the simplicity of the language and transparency of ideas.

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Book Detail

Author Author's Affiliation
1. Singh Ruma Christian Medical College and Hospital, Ludhiana, Punjab
College of Nursing, Affiliated to Baba Farid University of Health Sciences, Faridkot, Punjab, India; Christian Medical College and Hospital, Ludhiana, Punjab, India
ISBN 9789389188691
Speciality Nutrition and Dietetics
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/18688
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2020
Pages 288
Book Type Textbook


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