Titolo: Eat Well, Stay Well With Parkinson's disease
Casa editrice: Five Star Living Inc
Data di pubblicazione: 1998
Condizione libro: very good
Gently used. Expect delivery in 20 days. Codice inventario libreria 9780966437003-3
Riassunto: Eat well, stay well with Parkinson's disease is designed for people with Parkinson's, caregivers, and health professionals. Written by a registered dietitian who specializes in the nutrition needs unique to Parkinson's, this book features large type, lie-flat binding, and spaces for notes. Also included are recipes and menus designed to provide a 7:1 ratio of carbohydrates to protein, for better absorption of levodopa (Sinemet).
Information includes: Timing of medications and dealing with nausea Controlling constipation safely, preventing bowel impaction Fluid needs and dehydration Parkinson's and bone health B vitamin needs, B6 and levodopa Dealing with heartburn / reflux / ulcers / hiatal hernia Why unplanned weight loss can be a problem Chewing & swallowing difficulties Protein and levodopa Menus and recipes in the 7:1 ratio
Dall'editore: Ms. Holden, a registered dietitian and gerontological nutritionist, has pioneered work regarding the unique nutrition needs in Parkinson's disease. She completed a pilot study "Risk for malnutrition and bone fracture in Parkinson's disease," the results of which she presented at the Fourth Australian Multi-disciplinary Conference on Parkinson's Disease. She has developed tools with which to identify malnutrition risks in people with Parkinson's, and provides medical nutrition therapy for this group. She maintains an independent private practice, and regularly speaks to Parkinson support groups as well as health professionals throughout the United states.
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