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Nutrition Guide

Nutrition for Older Australians

“Nutrition” is the ultimate go to guide for nursing and food services staff to optimise management of special diets in the aged care and community setting.

Nutrition Book


This is the 2021 reprint of our original 2017 book. It is updated and contains new content.

Price includes Express post Australia wide



Nutrition is the ultimate nutritional handbook for new and experienced aged care staff. Covering more than 25 different diets relevant to the aged care industry, Nutrition breaks each down into tasty bites of information offering the theory, application and practice of each diet with sample meal plans and guidance on what foods to choose and avoid.

Table of Contents

1 High Protein, High Energy Diet
2 High Protein, High Energy Drinks
3 Weight Management in Aged Care
4 Diabetic Management
5 Texture Modified Diets
Texture A: Soft
Texture B: Minced & Moist
Texture C: Smooth Pureed
6 Liquidised Diet
7 Thickened Fluids
8 High Fibre Diet
9 Low Fibre Diet
10 Coeliac Disease- Gluten Free Diets
11 FODMAP Guidelines
12 Low Lactose Diet
13 Renal Diets
Early Stage Chronic Kidney Disease Diet (Pre Dialysis)
Haemodialysis Diet
Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis (CAPD) Diet
14 Low Potassium Diet
15 No Added Salt Diet
16 Healthy Heart Diet
17 Vegetarian Diet
18 Nutritional Management of Gout
19 Nutrition in Dementia
20 Warfarin and Diet
21 Menu Planning
22 Malnutrition Screening
23 Nutritional Supplements
24 Enteral Nutrition
25 Indications for referral to the Dietitian
26 Indications for referral to the Speech Pathologist
27 References