Nutrition in Infancy

Volume 2

  • Ronald Ross Watson
  • George Grimble
  • Victor R. Preedy
  • Sherma Zibadi

Part of the Nutrition and Health book series (NH)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxx
  2. Nutrition and Neonatal/Infant Disease

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Kelly A. Dougherty, Virginia A. Stallings
      Pages 3-11
    3. Juan J. Diaz, Marilyn Bernard, Lauren Furuta, Clifford Lo
      Pages 13-26
    4. Elles J. T. M. van der Louw, Coriene E. Catsman-Berrevoets, Dorine A. M. van den Hurk, Joanne F. Olieman
      Pages 27-42
    5. Joanne F. Olieman, Hanneke I. Jsselstijn, Barbara A. de Koning, Dick Tibboel
      Pages 43-55
    6. Patricia Davidson, Scott Nightingale
      Pages 57-64
    7. Anthony E. Wiskin, R. Mark Beattie
      Pages 65-75
    8. Deirdre A. Kelly, Susan Protheroe, Sara Clarke
      Pages 77-90
    9. R. Mendez-Otero, P. M. Pimentel-Coelho, S. Ukraintsev, P. McJarrow
      Pages 105-118
    10. Sylvia del Castillo, Kirsti Catton
      Pages 119-144
    11. Mukadder Ayşe Selimoğlu
      Pages 145-151
    12. Natalia Mejía-Gaviria, Flor Ángel Ordoñez, Fernando Santos
      Pages 165-174
    13. Lars T. Fadnes, Tanya Doherty, Debra Jackson, Ingunn Marie S. Engebretsen, Ameena Goga
      Pages 175-188
    14. Bolajoko O. Olusanya
      Pages 189-204
    15. Joyce L. Owens, Sheila J. Hanson, Jennifer McArthur
      Pages 213-230
  3. GI Tract Considerations

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 231-231
    2. Consuelo Pedrón-Giner, Cecilia Martínez-Costa, José Manuel Moreno Villares
      Pages 233-244
    3. Consuelo Pedrón-Giner, José Manuel Moreno Villares, Cecilia Martínez-Costa
      Pages 245-253
    4. Carlos H. Lifschitz
      Pages 255-265
    5. Elisabeth Haschke-Becher, Ferdinand Haschke
      Pages 267-278
    6. Flavia Indrio, Giuseppe Riezzo
      Pages 279-290
  4. Hormones and Lipids: Growth and Development of Infants

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 291-291
    2. Corina Hartman, Raanan Shamir
      Pages 305-320
    3. Mauro Bozzola, Cristina Meazza
      Pages 321-330
    4. Alan S. Ryan, Elizabeth K. Entin, James P. Hoffman, Connye N. Kuratko, Edward B. Nelson
      Pages 331-346
    5. Ulla Sovio, Evangelia E. Ntzani, Ioanna Tzoulaki
      Pages 357-366
    6. John Worobey
      Pages 367-376
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 377-390

About this book


Nutrition in Infancy: Volume 2 is a very useful resource for all clinicians treating and preventing nutritional problems in infants.  This volume covers a wide range of topics that support wellness in infants through the prevention and treatment of infectious diseases, malnutrition, and developmental and genetic abnormalities. A variety of chapters deal with nutrients for infants with disabilities, surgery, and other special needs.

The sections in this volume discuss GI Tract Considerations, Formulas, probiotics, hormones and lipids in the health and disease of infants, and the growth and development of infants. In Nutrition in Infancy: Volume 2, a wide range of nutritional and food related therapies to prevent or ameliorate disease, growth retardation and promote health are outlined. The latest developments in diagnostic procedures and nutritional support are also included. Written by a group of international experts, this volume is an indispensable new reference for clinicians with an interest in the nutrition and health of pregnant mothers and their infants.


Behavioral aspects of feeding disorders Body mass index Centile curves Children with special needs Developing countries Home enteral nutrition Iron deficiency in infants Magnesium and infant health Malnutrition in children Minimal enteral nutrition Neuronal development Nutrition and HIV infected infants Nutritional antioxidants Nutritional screening Parenteral nutrition Severe malnutrition in infancy and childhood Trace element requirements Vitamin supplementation

Editors and affiliations

  • Ronald Ross Watson
    • 1
  • George Grimble
    • 2
  • Victor R. Preedy
    • 3
  • Sherma Zibadi
    • 4
  1. 1.Arizona Health Science Center, Mel and Enid ZuckermanUniversity of ArizonaTucsonUSA
  2. 2.Centre for Gastroenterology, and NutritionUniversity College LondonLondonUnited Kingdom
  3. 3.School of Medicine, Diabetes & NutritionalKing's College LondonLondonUnited Kingdom
  4. 4.Division of Health Promotion Sciences, Mel and Enid ZuckermanUniversity of ArizonaTucsonUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media New York 2013
  • Publisher Name Humana Press, Totowa, NJ
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-1-62703-253-7
  • Online ISBN 978-1-62703-254-4
  • Buy this book on publisher's site
Industry Sectors
Health & Hospitals
Consumer Packaged Goods