Nutrition & Child Development (6th Ed. 2022)


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Presenting the 6th Edition of ‘Nutrition and Child Development’ in a new format, fully revised with recent and advanced topics. Insights into Early Childhood Development & Nutrition (ECDN) and First 1000 Days – The Window of Opportunity, creating an in-depth knowledge about the subject. Organized contents with 10 sections and 10 Appendices with special focus on ICMR 2020 Recommendations, NFHS 5 Data, Normal Growth & Growth Charts and National Nutrition Policies & Programmes. A perfect book relevant to India and other developing countries, incorporating regional experiences with newer guidelines and evidence-based surveys for enhanced learning. A dedicated chapter on the COVID-19 pandemic situation and nutritional transition with a changing profile of malnutrition. A succinct book with clinical knowledge related to Maternal, Infant, Young Child Feeding practices, Adolescent and Geriatric Nutrition and Normal Development & Early Intervention. Medical Nutrition Therapy is dealt in detail with RDA, DRI, TPN, Model diets for critically ill child and various diseased conditions. Issues related to Breastfeeding & its management adds value to this book. Unique and resourceful topics such as Feeding of LBW Babies, Toddler Nutrition, Sports Nutrition, Epigenetics, Food Allergy, Parasitic Infestations have also been discussed. A complete companion for postgraduate and undergraduate students, academicians, practicing paediatricians and those in the field of dietetics, nutrition & child development. Also proved useful to parents and other care givers.

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Highlights of the Book

Insights into Early Childhood Development & Nutrition (ECDN) and First 1000 Days – The Window of Opportunity, creating an in-depth knowledge about the subject.Organised contents with special focus on ICMR 2020 Recommendations, NEHS 5 Data, Normal Growth & Growth Charts and National Nutrition Policies & Programmes.A book that’s relevant to India and other developing countries, incorporating regional experiences with newer guidelines and evidence based surveys for enhanced learning.A dedicated chapter on the recent pandemic situation and nutritional transition.A succinct book with clinical knowledge related to Maternal, Infant, Young Child Feeding practices, Adolescent and Geriatric Nutrition and Normal Development & Early Intervention.Medical Nutrition Therapy is dealt in detail with RDA, DRI, TPN, Model diets for critically ill child and various diseased conditions.The perfect companion for PG and UG students, academicians, practicing paediatricians, dieticians etc.

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About the Author

Dr KE Elizabeth has an illustrious career during the last three and a half decades, a recipient of University First rank in MBBS and a Doctorate in Nutrition and Child Development. She is currently the UNICEF consultant for Kerala State. She has served as Professor and Head, Dept. of Pediatrics at SAT Hospital & Govt. Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala and subsequently continuing the same role at Sree Mookambika Institute of Medical Sciences, Kulasekharam, Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu. She has bagged three Gold medals, 16 Awards. She had special training from National Institute of Nutrition, Hyderabad, St James University, Leeds, UK and Karolinska, Sweden as part of Global Medicine Teacher Exchange Programme. She has published more than 200 scientific papers in numerous International & National Journals and has undertaken research work with funding from the State & National Governments.

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Publisher ‏ : ‎ Paras Medical Publisher; 6th Edition 2022 (1 January 2022)
Language ‏ : ‎ English
Paperback ‏ : ‎ 750 pages
ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 8181915380
ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-8181915382
Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 1 kg 390 g
Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 24.13 x 17.78 x 3.05 cm

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