Tool Kit

The text is accompanied by a Tool Kit of handy references for the student/clinical educator. The Tool Kit contians:
  • Abbreviations and international spelling variations
  • Conversion factors for common weight and measures
    and laboratory values
  • Energy prediction equations (Miflin-St Jeor, Schofield,
    Institute of Medicine)
  • Food group characteristics
  • National Dietary Guidelines (Australia, Canada,
    New Zealand, United Kingdom, United States)
  • Ready Reckoners (abridged and comprehensive)
  • Carbohydrate exhanges and Glycemic Index and Glycemic Load 
    of common foods
  • Estimates of physical activity levels
  • Nutrition composition using the Exchange System
Updated March 21, 2017
Updated March 21, 2017