Nutrition Essentials Study Guide & Flashcard Index

Here is the list of topics covered in our Nutrition Essentials for Nursing Flashcards, which can be used as an easy reference guide for your flashcards. This is also an essential list of the Nutrition topics to know for your nursing exams!

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Nutrition Essentials for Nursing Study Guide and Flashcard Index
Topic Card # Section
Carbohydrates 1-3 Foundations of Nutrition & Diet
Macronutrients 1-7 Foundations of Nutrition & Diet
Vitamin C 1, 10 Foundations of Nutrition & Diet
Vitamin A 1, 11 Foundations of Nutrition & Diet
Fat-Soluble Vitamins 1, 11-14 Foundations of Nutrition & Diet
Vitamin D 1, 12 Foundations of Nutrition & Diet
Vitamin E 1, 13 Foundations of Nutrition & Diet
Vitamin K 1, 14, 47 Foundations of Nutrition & Diet
Calcium (Ca) 1, 15 Foundations of Nutrition & Diet
Minerals 1, 15-21 Foundations of Nutrition & Diet
Magnesium (Mg) 1, 16 Foundations of Nutrition & Diet
Phosphorus (P) 1, 17 Foundations of Nutrition & Diet
Potassium (K) 1, 18, 47 Foundations of Nutrition & Diet
Sodium (Na) 1, 19 Foundations of Nutrition & Diet
Iron (Fe) 1, 20 Foundations of Nutrition & Diet
Trace Minerals 1, 20-21 Foundations of Nutrition & Diet
Fluoride 1, 21 Foundations of Nutrition & Diet
Zinc 1, 21 Foundations of Nutrition & Diet
Lipids 1, 4 Foundations of Nutrition & Diet
Protein 1, 6-7, 47 Foundations of Nutrition & Diet
Water-Soluble Vitamins 1, 8-10 Foundations of Nutrition & Diet
Vitamins 1, 8-14 Foundations of Nutrition & Diet
Micronutrients 1, 8-21 Foundations of Nutrition & Diet
B-Complex Vitamins 1, 8-9 Foundations of Nutrition & Diet
Iodine 1. 21 Foundations of Nutrition & Diet
Scurvy 10 Foundations of Nutrition & Diet
Xerophthalmia 11 Foundations of Nutrition & Diet
Rickets 12 Foundations of Nutrition & Diet
Hypercalcemia 15 Foundations of Nutrition & Diet
Hypocalcemia 15 Foundations of Nutrition & Diet
Hypermagnesemia 16 Foundations of Nutrition & Diet
Hypomagnesemia 16 Foundations of Nutrition & Diet
Hyperphosphatemia 17 Foundations of Nutrition & Diet
Hypophosphatemia 17 Foundations of Nutrition & Diet
Hyperkalemia 18 Foundations of Nutrition & Diet
Hypokalemia 18 Foundations of Nutrition & Diet
Hypernatremia 19 Foundations of Nutrition & Diet
Hyponatremia 19 Foundations of Nutrition & Diet
Glycogen 2 Foundations of Nutrition & Diet
Dehydration 22 Foundations of Nutrition & Diet
Insensible Water Loss 22 Foundations of Nutrition & Diet
Sensible Water Loss 22 Foundations of Nutrition & Diet
Water 22 Foundations of Nutrition & Diet
Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR) 23 Foundations of Nutrition & Diet
Thermic Effect of Feeding (TEF) 23 Foundations of Nutrition & Diet
Body Mass Index (BMI) 24 Foundations of Nutrition & Diet
MyPlate 25 Foundations of Nutrition & Diet
Aerobic Activity 26 Foundations of Nutrition & Diet
Muscle Strengthening Activity 26 Foundations of Nutrition & Diet
Weight Loss 27, 66 Foundations of Nutrition & Diet
Lacto Vegetarian Diet 28 Foundations of Nutrition & Diet
Lacto-Ovo Vegetarian Diet 28 Foundations of Nutrition & Diet
Pescatarian Diet 28 Foundations of Nutrition & Diet
Vegan Diet 28 Foundations of Nutrition & Diet
Vegetarian Diets 28 Foundations of Nutrition & Diet
Religious Dietary Considerations 29 Foundations of Nutrition & Diet
Fiber 3 Foundations of Nutrition & Diet
Cultural Dietary Considerations 30 Foundations of Nutrition & Diet
Pregnancy Nutrition 31-33 Foundations of Nutrition & Diet
Gestational Diabetes 33 Foundations of Nutrition & Diet
Hyperemesis 33 Foundations of Nutrition & Diet
Phenylketonuria (PKU) 33 Foundations of Nutrition & Diet
Infant Nutrition 34-35 Foundations of Nutrition & Diet
Breastmilk Storage 35 Foundations of Nutrition & Diet
Formula Preparation/Storage 35 Foundations of Nutrition & Diet
Toddler Nutrition 36 Foundations of Nutrition & Diet
Adolescent Nutrition 37 Foundations of Nutrition & Diet
School-Age Children Nutrition 37 Foundations of Nutrition & Diet
Older Adult Nutrition 38-39 Foundations of Nutrition & Diet
Saturated fat 4 Foundations of Nutrition & Diet
Trans fat 4 Foundations of Nutrition & Diet
Unsaturated fat 4 Foundations of Nutrition & Diet
Cholesterol 5 Foundations of Nutrition & Diet
High Density Lipoprotein (HDL) 5 Foundations of Nutrition & Diet
Low Density Lipoprotein (LDL) 5 Foundations of Nutrition & Diet
Amino Acids 6 Foundations of Nutrition & Diet
Complementary Protein 6 Foundations of Nutrition & Diet
Complete Protein 6 Foundations of Nutrition & Diet
Incomplete Protein 6 Foundations of Nutrition & Diet
Anabolism 7 Foundations of Nutrition & Diet
Catabolism 7 Foundations of Nutrition & Diet
Nitrogen Balance 7 Foundations of Nutrition & Diet
Beriberi 9 Foundations of Nutrition & Diet
Cheilosis 9 Foundations of Nutrition & Diet
Cobalamin (B12) 9 Foundations of Nutrition & Diet
Folate (B9) 9 Foundations of Nutrition & Diet
Niacin (B3) 9 Foundations of Nutrition & Diet
Pellagra 9 Foundations of Nutrition & Diet
Pernicious Anemia 9 Foundations of Nutrition & Diet
Pyridoxine (B9) 9 Foundations of Nutrition & Diet
Riboflavin (B2) 9 Foundations of Nutrition & Diet
Thiamin (B1) 9 Foundations of Nutrition & Diet
Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome 9 Foundations of Nutrition & Diet
Folic Acid (B9) 9, 31 Foundations of Nutrition & Diet
Albumin 40 Nutrition for Nursing Practice
Nutritional Assessment 40 Nutrition for Nursing Practice
Prealbumin 40 Nutrition for Nursing Practice
Clear Liquid Diet 41 Nutrition for Nursing Practice
Dysphagia Diet 41 Nutrition for Nursing Practice
Full Liquid Diet 41 Nutrition for Nursing Practice
Mechanical Diet 41 Nutrition for Nursing Practice
NPO 41 Nutrition for Nursing Practice
Oral Diets 41 Nutrition for Nursing Practice
Pureed Diet 41 Nutrition for Nursing Practice
Soft Diet 41 Nutrition for Nursing Practice
Enteral Nutrition 42-44 Nutrition for Nursing Practice
Parenteral Nutrition 45 Nutrition for Nursing Practice
Alcohol 46 Nutrition for Nursing Practice
Grapefruit Juice 46 Nutrition for Nursing Practice
Tyramine 46 Nutrition for Nursing Practice
Medication Interactions 46-47 Nutrition for Nursing Practice
Kwashiorkor 48 Nutrition for Nursing Practice
Marasmus 48 Nutrition for Nursing Practice
Protein Energy Malnutrition (PEM) 48 Nutrition for Nursing Practice
Metabolic Syndrome 49 Nutrition for Nursing Practice
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder (COPD) 50 Nutrition for Nursing Practice
Cystic Fibrosis 50 Nutrition for Nursing Practice
Tuberculosis 50 Nutrition for Nursing Practice
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) 51 Nutrition for Nursing Practice
Heart Failure 51 Nutrition for Nursing Practice
Hypertension 51 Nutrition for Nursing Practice
Myocardial Infarction (MI) 51 Nutrition for Nursing Practice
DASH Diet 52 Nutrition for Nursing Practice
Heart-Healthy Diet 52 Nutrition for Nursing Practice
Mediterranean Diet 52 Nutrition for Nursing Practice
Meniere's Disease 53 Nutrition for Nursing Practice
Migraine Headaches 53 Nutrition for Nursing Practice
Neurologic Dysphagia 53 Nutrition for Nursing Practice
Dysphagia 53, 55 Nutrition for Nursing Practice
Gout 54 Nutrition for Nursing Practice
Osteomalacia 54 Nutrition for Nursing Practice
Osteoporosis 54 Nutrition for Nursing Practice
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) 56 Nutrition for Nursing Practice
Gastritis 57 Nutrition for Nursing Practice
Hiatal Hernia 57 Nutrition for Nursing Practice
Peptic Ulcer Disease (PUD) 57 Nutrition for Nursing Practice
Nausea 58 Nutrition for Nursing Practice
Vomiting 58 Nutrition for Nursing Practice
BRAT Diet 59 Nutrition for Nursing Practice
Constipation 59 Nutrition for Nursing Practice
Diarrhea 59 Nutrition for Nursing Practice
Campylobacter 60 Nutrition for Nursing Practice
E. coli 60 Nutrition for Nursing Practice
Listeria 60 Nutrition for Nursing Practice
Norovirus 60 Nutrition for Nursing Practice
Salmonella 60 Nutrition for Nursing Practice
Toxoplasmosis 60 Nutrition for Nursing Practice
Foodborne Illness 60-61 Nutrition for Nursing Practice
Celiac Disease 62 Nutrition for Nursing Practice
Irritable Bowel Disease (IBD) 63 Nutrition for Nursing Practice
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) 63 Nutrition for Nursing Practice
Diverticulitis 64 Nutrition for Nursing Practice
Ostomies 64 Nutrition for Nursing Practice
Short Bowel Syndrome 64 Nutrition for Nursing Practice
Cholecystitis 65 Nutrition for Nursing Practice
Cholelithiasis 65 Nutrition for Nursing Practice
Cirrhosis 65 Nutrition for Nursing Practice
Pancreatitis 65 Nutrition for Nursing Practice
Bariatric Surgery 66 Nutrition for Nursing Practice
Dumping Syndrome 66 Nutrition for Nursing Practice
Anorexia Nervosa 67 Nutrition for Nursing Practice
Bulimia Nervosa 67 Nutrition for Nursing Practice
Refeeding Syndrome 67 Nutrition for Nursing Practice
Hyperglycemia 68 Nutrition for Nursing Practice
Somogyi Phenomenon 68 Nutrition for Nursing Practice
Diabetes 68-69 Nutrition for Nursing Practice
Hypoglycemia 69 Nutrition for Nursing Practice
Addison's Disease 70 Nutrition for Nursing Practice
Diabetes Insipidus 70 Nutrition for Nursing Practice
Syndrome of Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone (SIADH) 70 Nutrition for Nursing Practice
Cushing's Syndrome 71 Nutrition for Nursing Practice
Hyperthyroidism 71 Nutrition for Nursing Practice
Hypothyroidism 71 Nutrition for Nursing Practice
Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) 72 Nutrition for Nursing Practice
Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) 72 Nutrition for Nursing Practice
Calcium Oxalate Stones 73 Nutrition for Nursing Practice
Glomerulonephritis 73 Nutrition for Nursing Practice
Nephrotic Syndrome 73 Nutrition for Nursing Practice
Uric Acid Stones 73 Nutrition for Nursing Practice
Urolithiasis 73 Nutrition for Nursing Practice
Cancer Prevention 74 Nutrition for Nursing Practice
Cancer 74-78 Nutrition for Nursing Practice
Cancer Complications 75 Nutrition for Nursing Practice
Xerostomia 77 Nutrition for Nursing Practice
Stomatitis 78 Nutrition for Nursing Practice