Nutrition in Public Health

Author: Sari Edelstein
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 1284104699
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Thoroughly revised and updated, Nutrition in Public Health explores the complex, multifaceted array of programs and services that exist in the United States today that are dedicated to bettering population health through improved nutrition. The Fourth Edition explores the subject by first considering how nutrition fits into public health and then by examining policymaking, assessment and intervention methods, special populations, food security, and program management.

Nutrition in Public Health

Author: Arlene Spark
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1466589957
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This second edition of a bestseller, Nutrition in Public Health: Principles, Policies, and Practice focuses on the role of the federal government in determining nutrition policy and influencing practice. Beginning with an overview of public health principles, the book examines the application of nutritional policy to dietary guidance, health promotion, and the practice of public health nutrition. Highlights of New Coverage in the Second Edition: Legislation such as Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010; Agricultural Act of 2014 (Farm Bill); and proposals for the next Farm Bill Discussions of study designs, the SEED-SCALE model for health promotion, health disparities and health equity, worksite wellness, Let’s Move!, and other initiatives Impact of the ACA on menu labeling policies, the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Act, and legislation regarding breastfeeding Examination of health disparities, demographic trends, and health literacy; sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression; and the role of social media in tailored health communications 2010 Dietary Guidelines with analysis of potential upcoming changes in 2015 Dietary Guidelines, Healthy Eating Index 2010, MyPlate, and Harvard Healthy Eating Plate Best Bones Forever! Campaign, text messaging for tailored health communication, and 4 Day Throw Away study assessing the use of social media for education regarding food safety The book explores the importance of nutrition as a component of the broad field of public health. The authors review the principles of public health nutrition, examining nutritional epidemiology and programs that deal with health disparities, weight control challenges, and the needs of special populations. The text addresses the practice of public health nutrition through tools for conducting a food and nutrition assessment of a community, designing and carrying out a social marketing campaign, and developing large and small grant proposals. Nutrition in Public Health provides an integrated view of nutrition needs and the policies and political mechanisms that affect the delivery of quality food and nutrition services. It gives students a thorough understanding of the federal government’s role in determining nutrition policy and influencing practice.

Nutrition in Public Health Handbook for Developing Programs and Services

Author: Edelstein
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 9780763783587
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Despite a wealth of recent research showing a clear link between health and nutrition, the nation is facing rapidly mounting epidemics of obesity, diabetes, and heart disease. As such, public health leaders and nutritionists are increasingly being challenged to launch programs that guide public behavior and public policy towards healthier eating. Nutrition in Public Health provides the knowledge and tools that nutritionists, community health leaders, and policymakers need to implement effective community nutrition programs and services. The second edition has been thoroughly updated to provide you with the most up-to-date information on assessing community nutrition needs, shaping policies, promoting nutrition, preparing for bioterrorism, mobilizing personnel, and much more. This revision also features more in-depth information, helpful text boxes, relevant appendices, as well as a student and instructor resources such as chapter-by-chapter PowerPoint slides, TestBank, chapter outlines, and weblinks.

Public Health Nutrition

Author: Judith L. Buttriss
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118660935
Format: PDF, Mobi
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In this second edition of the bestselling title from the acclaimed Nutrition Society Textbook series, Public Health Nutrition has been extensively revised to ensure that it reflects the latest evidence-based knowledge and research. Ground-breaking and comprehensive in both its scope and approach, Public Health Nutrition has been fully updated by an expert editorial team to cover the most recent changes in the field. It now offers a structured overview of the subject’s core concepts and considers public health nutrition tools and the application of intervention strategies. Divided into five key sections, Public Health Nutrition contains a wealth of information, including: Public health nutrition concepts and assessment tools, and their application in light of the latest evidence. Case studies to illustrate how best to apply the theory and evidence to policy and practice. An examination of nutrition throughout the lifecycle, and the relationship between diet and disease, including in relation to obesity, diabetes, cancer, as well as mental health. The impact of environmental factors on public health. Public health strategies, policies and approaches. With a clear and concise structure, Public Health Nutrition is an essential purchase for students of nutrition, dietetics and other healthcare areas, as well as an invaluable practical guide for health professionals working within public health. A supporting companion website featuring multiple-choice, short answer, and essay style questions is available at www.wiley.com/go/buttriss/publichealth

Public Health Nutrition

Author: Assistant Professor Program in Public Health Michigan State University East Lansing Michigan Natalie Stein
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 1449692052
Format: PDF
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Issues related to nutrition are among the most pressing public health concerns in modern times. Worldwide, nearly 1 billion individuals are undernourished, with over a billion more individuals deficient in protein or one or more essential micronutrients. Malnutrition plays a role in in more than half of all childhood deaths. Effects of malnutrition include mortality, decreased economic productivity, morbidities, such as blindness and stunting, and development of chronic diseases. Conversely, overnutrition has emerged as current and growing threat to the world's health. Two-thirds of adults in the United States are overweight or obese, and 35 percent of the world's population are overweight. Two-thirds of the world's population living in countries where more people die from overnutrition than undernutrition. Chronic diseases are similarly of concern, with heart disease, cancer, and other diet-related chronic diseases among the leading causes of death in the world. This book is a comprehensive introduction to Public Health Nutrition, andhas a unique balance, focusing on the health of communities and nations, and presenting the most significant public health nutrition problems and solutions worldwide. It presents key concepts in public health nutrition and presents case studies from the United States and world, and from across all life stages, to illustrate these concepts. Designed for MPH programs, this book will prepare students to become successful global public health professionals, with a clear understanding of the critical need for public health nutrition programs around the globe. Unlike other texts of its kind, Public Health Nutrition: Principles and Practice for Community and Global Health includes a unique explanation of nutritional science as it relates to public health. Readers will come away with a solid understanding of nutrition and public health infrastructure, enabling them to be more effective in improving public health nutrition. With 24 chapters divided into 6 parts, this book covers: Part 1: Nutrition around the World Part 2: Policy and Public Health Nutrition Part 3: Hunger and Malnutrition Part 4: Maternal and Child Nutrition Part 5: Nutritional Scenes in Developing Nations Part 6: Nutrition and the Environment Key Features: A global focus ties in current topics from around the world with examples from the U.S., industrialized and developing nations in the Americas, Europe, Africa, Asia, and Austalia. Each chapter opens with a case study presenting a public health nutrition problem and approach Provides in-depth examples, such as the school lunch programs in India and Japan, development of community-based health systems in Thailand, and breastfeeding promotion initiatives in Ghana"

Nutrition in Promoting the Public s Health Strategies Principles and Practice

Author: Kaufman
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 9780763728403
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Continuing advances in the science of nutrition and the study of infectious disease require that nutritionists be skilled in the behavioral sciences and social marketing in order to impact the preventable etiologies of obesity and chronic diseases. Add to that a new understanding of the social and environmental effects on health and illness that will further require nutritionists to expand their expertise and assume new roles in the generation of public policy affecting all areas of society. This important new book covers all aspects of developing and delivering nutrition related services in the community. Grounded in the science of nutrition, it offers simple, practical guidance and tools for nutritionists--whether working in clinical or public health venues--to develop and implement effective public nutrition programs. Each chapter begins with reader objectives and ends with “Points to Ponder” and a listing of helpful websites.

Public Health Nutrition Interventionen in Finnland und Deutschland

Author: Eva Theresa Weismueller
Publisher: GRIN Verlag
ISBN: 3640528484
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Masterarbeit aus dem Jahr 2008 im Fachbereich Ernahrungswissenschaft / Okotrophologie, Note: 2,3, Hochschule Fulda, Sprache: Deutsch, Abstract: Public Health Nutrition Ziel von Public Health Nutrition ist es, durch gezielte Praventionsmassnahmen Krankheiten, die mit bestimmten Ernahrungsmustern zusammenhangen in der Bevolkerung zu vermeiden. Uber viele Jahre hin entwickelte sich die Disziplin Public Health Nutrition aus den Wissenschaften Biologie, Biochemie, Physiologie, Ernahrungswissenschaften sowie den Sozialwissenschaften. Die Besonderheit dieses relativ neuen Wissenschaftszweiges ist das multidisziplinare Vorgehen. Durch das Einbeziehen der unterschiedlichen Disziplinen konnen Probleme aus verschiedenen Blickwinkeln betrachtet und besser beurteilt werden. [Barry M Margetts, S.1] Health Nutriton wird in der Fachliteratur auf verschiedenste Weise definiert. Eine kurze und pragnante Definition von Agneta Yngve aus dem Jahre 1999 lautet wie folgt: Public Health Nutrition focuses on the promotion of good health through nutrition and physical activity and the prevention of related illness in the population" [Yngve, Public Health Nutrition, S. 449-452]"

Practical Public Health Nutrition

Author: Roger Hughes
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781444329223
Format: PDF, Docs
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Providing the reader with a practice-focussed approach to public health nutrition intervention management, Practical Public Health Nutrition is a crucial resource for dietitians, community and public health nutritionists and related health professionals in need of a practical guide to practicing public health nutrition. Internationally recognised experts Hughes and Margetts describe in detail the rationale, processes and tools that can be used to assess population needs, analyse problems and develop effective interventions at a community level. Exercises in each section of the book contribute to a collective PHN intervention plan, providing the reader with the opportunity to demonstrate an outcome of intervention management. Unique in its approach to teaching the practical applications of this increasingly crucial discipline, Practical Public Health Nutrition is a vital purchase for anyone working in the public health arena. Clearly outlines the practice of PHN intervention management Covers rationale, processes and tools needed to develop effective interventions at community level Written by 2 internationally respected authorities on the discipline of Public Health Nutrition Essential text for dietitians, community and public health nutritions and related health professionals