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NCJ Number: 68839 Add to Shopping cart Find in a Library
Title: DIET MANUAL
Corporate Author: Michigan Dept of Corrections
Office of Health Care
Correctional Health Care Program
United States of America
Date Published: 1979
Page Count: 110
Sponsoring Agency: Michigan Dept of Corrections
Lansing, MI 48913
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
US Dept of Justice
Washington, DC 20531
Grant Number: A8306
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THE DIET MANUAL, ONE OF A SERIES OF TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE MANUALS PUBLISHED BY THE MICHIGAN CORRECTIONS DEPARTMENT AND FUNDED BY LEAA, IS A GUIDE FOR THE PLANNING AND INTERPRETATION OF THERAPEUTIC DIETS IN INSTITUTIONS.
Abstract: GUIDELINES FOR THE ORDERING OF THERAPEUTIC DIETS IN CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTIONS ARE OFFERED, INCLUDING PROCEDURES FOR ORDERING AND RECOMMENDATIONS FOR NUTRITION COUNSELING. INFORMATION FOR DIETS IN 10 DIFFERENT CATEGORIES IS GIVEN, INCLUDING DIETS THAT ARE MODIFIED FOR CONSISTENCY, FOR GASTROINTESTINAL DISEASE, FOR FOOD INTOLERANCES, AND FOR MODIFICATIONS OF CARBOHYDRATES AND CALORIES. OTHER DIETS ARE MODIFIED FOR FATS, PROTEINS, SODIUM, PARENTERAL NUTRITION, AND TEST PURPOSES. EACH DIET SECTION CONTAINS A STATEMENT OF PURPOSE, SUGGESTIONS FOR INDICATED USES, A DIET DESCRIPTION, A STATEMENT OF NUTRITIONAL ADEQUACY, THE ORDERING PROCEDURE, A LIST OF FOODS ALLOWED AND NOT ALLOWED, AND A SAMPLE MEAL PLAN. THE MANUAL ALSO INCLUDES THE GENERAL DIET, TEST MEALS, AND VARIOUS LISTS AND TABLES MOST FREQUENTLY NEEDED BY HEALTH CARE AND FOOD SERVICE PERSONNEL. APPENDIXES INCLUDE RECOMMENDED DIETARY ALLOWANCES, HEIGHTS AND WEIGHT TABLES, CHIEF SOURCES OF VITAMINS AND MINERALS, FOODS HIGH IN POTASSIUM, SODIUM CONTENT OF COMMON FOODS, COMMON GAS PRODUCING FOODS, AND METRIC REFERENCES CONVERSION TABLES. EIGHT REFERENCES ARE INCLUDED.
Index Term(s): Correctional Personnel Training; Corrections management; Dietary influences on behavior; Food services
Note: CORRECTIONAL HEALTH CARE PROGRAM - RESOURCE MANUAL
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