Current, practical information in a real-world context for your future career. NUTRITION FOR HEALTH AND HEALTH CARE, Fourth Edition, approaches the study of nutrition and diet therapy from the perspective of nursing and health science, including examples and data that can help prepare you for your future career. Learn about basic nutrition concepts, such as metabolism, vitamins, and minerals, and clinical topics organized by organ systems, linking nutrition to different disease states, such as diabetes, renal disease, and liver disorders. Apply what you have learned in Case Studies and Clinical Applications features throughout the text. Use all of the student resources to help you succeed in your course.