Dietitians Ready Reckoner

ISBN Number : 978-93-5299-205-8

Student Price : Rs.325

Student Dollar Price : 13$

Book Edition : First

Year of Publication : 2018

No. Of Pages : 144

Book Weight :304

About The Book

Salient Features -
- A comprehensive Food Exchange manual which presents food group exchanges, helpful to homescience and nursing students, teachers, dietitians, nurses, nutritionists for therapeutic meal planning.
- Provides revised Recommended Dietary Allowances (RDA, 2010, by NIN), ICMR, current Anthropometric and Biochemical lab cut off values.
- A ready reckoner for calories along with the nutritive value as per portion sizes of the commonly consumed dishes, ready to eat commercially available foods and household measures.
- Suggests high food sources of various nutrients for reference and dietary considerations for Medical Nutrition Therapy in disease management.
- Newer concepts in Health and wellness – Antioxidants, Prebiotics, Probiotics, Nutrigenomics, etc.


Contents -

1. Introduction
2. Nutrients Insight
3. Effect of Cooking
4. Newer Concepts Significant for Human Nutrition
5. Recommended Dietary Allowances (RDA)
6. Exchange List
7. Food Exchange Choices
8. Calories Per 100g of Edible Portion
9. Household Measures
10. Ready Calorie Reckoner of Foodstuffs
11. Ready Reckoner of Food sources for Therapeutic use in MNT
12. Dietary Supplements
13. Anthropometric Cut Offs
14. Energy Calculator and Physical Activity
15. Clinical and Biochemical Parameters
16. Conversions Applicable for Therapeutic Use

About The Author

Dr. Rita Bhargava, presently chief consultant Dietitian and Head of Department, Care Hospital, Nagpur, Maharashtra. She is research guide at IGNOU. She has done her PG Diploma in Dietetics, M.Sc, PhD in Food and Nutrition from RTMNU. She has done her RD in 2003. She is a NCD, lifestyle and Diabetic educator, renal, bariatric and Nutrigenomic counselor. She has organized several CNE/ seminars and diet exhibitions, public awareness programs at acadmic, community and corporate level. She has presented papers at various National conferences and International congress of Dietetics, ICDA. The author is the president of Indian Dietetic Association, Nagpur chapter, and member of NEC, National Media and communication committee, IDA (2014-18). She has to her credit a review article in National IDA newletter on The Saturated Fat story re-evaluated and has published articles in journals DAI, RSSDI, and nutrition awareness write-ups in newspapers and magazines for benefit of masses. She is a life member of IDA, NSI, DAI, RSSDI, ADE and Rotary.

Kavita Bakshi, is presently teaching Dietetics, at WTERI, Nagpur, Maharashtra. She has done her PG Diploma in Public Relations, PG Diploma in Dietetics, M.Sc, PhD (submitted) in Food and Nutrition from RTMNU. She is a certified Diabetic Educator and Nutrigenomics counsellor. She has organized more than 100 diet exhibitions for public awareness programs at various platforms like hospitals, industries, societies,corporates and participated in various health camps for diet counseling to the masses. She conducts Nutrition Education programmes for rural and urban school children of all age groups. The author is the honarary Secretary of Indian Dietetic Association, Nagpur chapter and a life member of IDA, NSI and ADE. She has published several articles in international journals on various topics viz: Obesity, Diabetes, Bone Mineral Density etc.

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