Part of the popular Incredibly Easy! Series(TM), this easy-to-read and comprehensive book covers nutritional fundamentals in chapters ranging from recommended allowances of essential nutrients, vitamins and minerals to the processes that transform food into energy. Includes detailed instructions on how to assess a patient's nutritional status, as well as information on metabolism, congenital metabolic disorders, and primary and secondary nutritional disorders. Also features special assessment techniques and interventions for pediatric and geriatric patients.Lippincott Williams and Wilkins Staff is the author of 'Nutrition Made Incredibly Easy!' with ISBN 9781582552231 and ISBN 1582552231.