Advances In Diet Therapy


Advances In Diet Therapy
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About the Book: In this manual, the author has tried to unfold before the students about the role of diet in the management of various disorders in a nutshell. Starting from basics, this manual covers recent advances in the dietary management of various disorders like obesity, diseases of gastrointestinal tract, liver, gall bladder, kidney, heart and circulatory system and Diabetes-Mellitus. This manual has been written for postgraduate students of foods and nutrition (Home Science). But the manual will be very useful for upcoming teachers, dietitians and undergraduate students of Home Science who are specialising in dietetics. The students of dietetics will find this manual a useful tool in gaining practical exposure to dietary management of diseases before entering hospitals as full pledged registered dietitians. About the Author: Prof. Vimala was born in Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh in 1945. She has graduated in Home Science from S.I.E.T. Women’s College, Madras University and completed her Ph.D. in Foods and Nutrition from S.V. University, Tirupati. She was a faculty member of department of Foods and Nutrition, College of Home Science, ANGRAU, Andhra Pradesh for thirty years and gained vast experience in teaching, research and extension. She has manned several projects funded by national and international organisations. During her eventful career, she is recipient of University award (1986), State award (1998) and National award (1999 ICAR) for best teacher. Professor Vimala’s interest lies in spreading nutrition knowledge through expert counselling. At present, she has retired from service of ANGRAU, but not from voluntary service for upliftment of rural women.