Applications and Case Studies in Clinical Nutrition by Isabelle Giroux PhD RD BEd PHEc

By Isabelle Giroux PhD RD BEd PHEc

This article engages scholars in actions that positioned their wisdom of medical foodstuff into motion and get ready them for perform in any scientific surroundings. It serves as a pragmatic academic source in scientific foodstuff that enhances the vintage textbooks and references usual within the box of dietetics. on the middle of this textbook are case reports and studying actions. those workouts not just motivate scholars to perform and enhance their talents, in addition they ask scholars to discover assets they are going to use as practitioners, together with many from the yankee Dietetic organization and Dietitians of Canada.

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2 P H Y S I O L O G Y O F T H E A L I M E N TA R Y T R A C T 11. What type(s) of enzymes are involved in the digestion of proteins? 12. What type(s) of enzymes are involved in the digestion of carbohydrates? 13. What type(s) of enzymes are involved in the digestion of lipids? 14. What are micelles? 15. What is the role of bile salts? 16. What is the enterohepatic circulation of bile salts? 17. What is another name for salivary amylase? 18. What does “colonic salvage” mean? 19. Fill in the blank spaces.

2 Physiology of the Alimentary Tract INTRODUCTION Now that you can picture the anatomy of the alimentary tract (gastrointestinal tract), this section will help you understand what it does in action! You will discover the physiology of the alimentary tract in response to feeding. In other words, you will see how it processes the different foods you eat into their smallest components, the nutrient molecules, which can then be used by your body. You will see how the different organs and accessory glands of the alimentary tract work together as a coordinated team to fulfill two main functions: digest ingested food and absorb extracted nutrients.

26. How do you explain that she is in the normal weight range for her age and sex? qxd 3/28/07 1:01 PM Page 21 PA R T 2 Alimentary Tract and Nutrition INTRODUCTION The goal of this section is to help you review the anatomy and understand the physiology of the alimentary tract, as well as to integrate and apply your knowledge of what happens in the alimentary tract in response to a meal in a normal individual. By understanding the normal anatomy-physiology of the gastrointestinal tract, you will build the foundations to help you understand in the later chapters what happens in the gastrointestinal tract in different pathologic states, and have a better grasp of what the dietary treatment options are.

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