This introductory normal and clinical nutrition text is perfect for those seeking a broad, introduction to nutrition concepts presents nutrition at a basic, applied level, with little detailed physiology or biochemistry. NEW TO THE EDITION: In The News segments connect current events and headlines with nutrition & diet therapy concepts. Fully updated to the most recent dietary standards. Significant revisions to the management of diabetes to reflect new standards and treatments. On-line Companion available on-line for both students and instructors. Instructors may access teaching resources, as well as a library of additional cases for use in the classroom. Free CD-ROM at the back of the book that contains Flashcard software that reviews concepts on achapter-by-chapter basis. Web Activities in every chapter provide opportunities for students to explore nutrition concepts and resources on the Internet.