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Nutrition, part 4: Fat Soluble Vitamins: Vitamins A, D, E, K

Nutrition, part 4: Fat Soluble Vitamins - Vitamins A, D, E, K

by Cathy Parkes

What does the body use vitamins A, D, E, and K for? Which foods are good sources of these vitamin...
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Nutrition, part 3: Water Soluble Vitamins: B-complex vitamins, vitamin C

Nutrition, part 3: Water Soluble Vitamins - B-complex vitamins, vitamin C

by Cathy Parkes

The functions and sources of B-complex vitamins, as well as risk factors associated with deficien...
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Nutrition, part 2: Macronutrients: Carbohydrates, Lipids, Protein

Nutrition, part 2: Macronutrients - Carbohydrates, Lipids, Protein

by Cathy Parkes

The lowdown on the three macronutrients, including function and food sources for each. Carbohydra...
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Nursing Tips: Nutrition

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Carbohydrates and protein each provide 4 kcal of energy/gram. Lipids provide 9 kcal of energy/gram.


by Cathy Parkes August 25, 2022

Ask your patient about any dietary considerations they may have in relation to their religion rather than assuming!

Dietary Considerations

by Cathy Parkes July 07, 2022

A nursing nutritional assessment includes a patient's height/weight/BMI, assessing for recent weight loss/gain assessing for difficulty swallowing or chewing, and identifying food allergies, diet restrictions, and religious/cultural dietary preferences.

Nursing Nutritional Assessment

by Cathy Parkes May 30, 2022

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